Dr. Bodie Ashton

bodie.ashton@uni-erfurt.de

Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter des VolkswagenStiftung-Freigeist Projekts "The Other Global Germany: Transnational Criminality and Deviant Globalization in the 20th Century" (Historisches Seminar)

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Universität Erfurt
Philosophische Fakultät
Globalgeschichte des 19. Jahrhunderts
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99105 Erfurt

Dr. Bodie Ashton

Curriculum Vitae

seit 2021
Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter an der Universität Erfurt – VolkswagenStiftung Freigeist Projekt: „The Other Global Germany: Transnational Criminality and Deviant Globalization in the 20th Century“ – Projektbereich „Between ‘Goodbye to Berlin’ and ‘Off to Casablanca’: Queer Migration and Border Transgressions in Twentieth-Century (West) Germany“

2018–2020
Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter (Dozent und Forscher) in Rechtsgeschichte an der Universität Passau, Lehrstuhl für bürgerliches Recht sowie deutsche und europäische Rechtsgeschichte

2016–2018
Professional Academic Editor im European Research Council Advanced Grant Forschungsprojekt „Reconsidering Constitutional Formations“ (ReConFort) an der Universität Passau

2015–2016
Forschungsassistent bei The David Roche Foundation (North Adelaide, Australien)

2015
Forschungsassistent bei dem Sir John Monash Centre, Australian National Memorial (Villers-Bretonneaux, Frankreich)

2009–2014
Promotion an der University of Adelaide (Australien) unter der Betreuung von Prof. Dr. Robin Prior sowie Dr. Gareth Pritchard: „The Kingdom of Württemberg and the Making of Germany, 1815-1871“

2009
Australian Postgraduate Award

2008
Bachelor of Arts with First-Class Honours in neuerer und neuester Geschichte an der University of Adelaide (Australien) unter der Betreuung von Prof. Dr. Frederic S. Zuckerman: „Stalin’s Bitter Pill: Ideology, Diplomacy and the Nazi-Soviet Pact“

2005–2007
Bachelor of Arts (Geschichte/Germanistik) an der University of Adelaide (Australien)

Forschungsprojekt

Between ‘Goodbye to Berlin’ and ‘Off to Casablanca’: Queer Migration and Border Transgressions in Twentieth-Century (West) Germany.

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Forschungsschwerpunkte

Identitätsbildung

Queere / LSBTQI* Geschichte

Geschichte der deutschen Mittelstaaten im 19. Jahrhundert

Deutsche Geschichte des 20. Jahrhunderts

Imperialismus und Kolonialismus

Ausgewählte Publikationen

Monografie

The Kingdom of Württemberg and the Making of Germany, 1815-1871 (London: Bloomsbury, 2017).

 

(Co-)Herausgeberschaften

A Cloud in a Box: Politics, History, and the Pet Shop Boys (2022), in Vorbereitung.

“West-German Popular Culture and its Transnational Impact 1949-1990”, Special Issue of Journal of European Popular Culture 12, no. 1 (2022), mit Sabrina Mittermeier.

Talking Bodies, vol. II: Bodily Languages, Selfhood and Transgression (London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2020), with Amy Bonsall and Jonathan Hay.

 

Artikel und Aufsätze

“‘Hier ist ein Märchen von Übermorgen’: Raumpatrouille and Rethinking Germany’s Place in a Global Future”, European Journal of Popular Culture 12, no. 1 (2022), in Vorbereitung.

“Kingship, Sexuality, and Courtly Masculinity: Frederick the Great and Prussia on the Cusp of Modernity”, ANU Historical Journal II 1, no. 1 (2019): 109-35.

“‘Subjects of our most gracious Majesty’: Constitutionalism and Constitutionalisation in South Australia Colony: An Agenda for Future Research”, Giornale di Storia Costituzionale 37, no. 1 (2019): 243-61.

“Constitutionalism as a Force of Popular Loyalty: Constitutional and Unconstitutional Württemberg in the Nineteenth Century”, Giornale di Storia Costituzionale 34, no. 2 (2017): 137-60.

“In Defence of Paul Ham: History as Its Own Worst Enemy”, Flinders Journal of History and Politics 31 (2015): 3-14.

“Retrospective: Jonathan Brent and Vladimir P. Naumov’s Stalin’s Last Crime: The Plot against the Jewish Doctors, 1948-1953, Ten Years Later”, Flinders Journal of History and Politics 29 (2013): 2-7.     

 

Rezensionen

“Michael Broers and Ambrogio A. Caiani (eds), A History of the European Restorations, vol. I: Governments, States and Monarchy (London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2020), and Michael Broers, Ambrogio A. Caiani, and Stephen Bann (eds), A History of the European Restorations, vol. II: Culture, Society and Religion (London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2020)”, European History Quarterly 51 (2021), in Vorbereitung.

“Wolfram Siemann, Metternich: Strategist and Visionary (Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2019)”, German History (2021), in Vorbereitung.

“Moritz von Brescius, German Science in the Age of Empire: Enterprise, Opportunity and the Schlagintweit Brothers (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018)”, Journal of World History 32, no. 1 (2021), in Vorbereitung.

“Mark Cornwall and John Paul Newman (eds), Sacrifice and Rebirth: The Legacy of the Last Habsburg War (New York: Berghahn, 2016)”, European History Quarterly 50, no. 4 (2020): 716-18.

“Paul Fox, The Image of the Soldier in German Culture, 1871-1933 (London: Bloomsbury, 2018)”, European History Quarterly 50, no. 1 (2020): 152-4.     

“Anna Ross, Beyond the Barricades: Government and State-Building in Post- Revolutionary Prussia, 1848-1858 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019)”, European History Quarterly 49, no. 4 (2019): 713-15.     

“A. Wess Mitchell, The Grand Strategy of the Habsburg Empire (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2018)”, European History Quarterly 49, no. 3 (2019): 522-3.

“Benjamin Carter Hett, The Death of Democracy: Hitler’s Rise to Power (London: William Heinemann, 2018)”, European History Quarterly 49, no. 2 (2019): 322-4.

“Laurence Cole, Military Culture and Popular Patriotism in Late Imperial Austria (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015)”, European History Quarterly 48, no. 3 (2018): 551-3.

“Sebastian Heer, Parlamentsmanagement: Herausbildungs- und Funktionsmuster parlamentarischer Steuerungsstrukturen in Deutschland vom Reichstag bis zum Bundestag (Düsseldorf: Droste, 2015)’, American Historical Review 123, no. 4 (2018): 1411-12.

“Susan Richter, Pflug und Steuerruder: Zur Verflechtung von Herrschaft und Landwirtschaft in der Aufklärung (Cologne, Weimar and Vienna: Böhlau, 2015)”, German Studies Review 40, no. 2 (2017): 411-13.    

“Brian E. Vick, The Congress of Vienna: Power and Politics after Napoleon (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2014)’, German History 33, no. 2 (2015): 294-6.

“Barbara Eichner, History’s Mighty Sounds: Musical Constructions of German National Identity 1848-1914 (Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 2012)”, German History 31, no. 4 (2013): 585-6.

“Sebastian Conrad, German Colonialism: A Short History (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012); and Christian S. Davis, Colonialism, Anti-Semitism, and Germans of Jewish Descent in Imperial Germany (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2012)”, The German Quarterly 85, no. 3 (2012): 368-70.

 

Medien

“State of Nature: The Australian Federal Government would do well to remember some ideas from Western state philosophy, such as Bodin, Hobbes and Locke, especially when it comes to the responsibilities of a government”, Digitales Forschungsmagazin, Universität Passau (17 January 2020): <https://www.digital.uni-passau.de/en/stories/2020/bushfire-crisis-in-australia/>.

“Naturzustand: Die australische Regierung sollte sich ein paar Ideen von westlichen Staatstheoretikern wie Bodin, Hobbes und Locke zu Gemüte führen – insbesondere wenn es um die Pflichten einer Regierung geht”, Digitales Forschungsmagazin, Universität Passau (17 January 2020): <https://www.digital.uni-passau.de/beitraege/2020/braende-in-australien/>.

“I’m Doing What the Australian Government Won’t — Telling the Truth about the Climate Crisis: Scott Morrison is dangerously downplaying the climate crisis – forcing people like me to tell the world the truth”, The Independent (7 January 2020): <https://www.independent.co.uk/voices/ australia-wildfires-latest-climate-crisis-scott-morrison-twitter-a9274026.html>.

“Australia is Burning: une perspective australienne”, Le Grand Continent (5 January 2020): <https://legrandcontinent.eu/fr/2020/01/05/australia-is-burning-une-perspective-australienne/>.

“Why We, As Academics, Created a Letter in Support of LGBT+ Rights: Our trans colleagues in higher education face constant fear of marginalisation. But many more of us support them. It’s time to confront the narrative”, The Independent (23 June 2019): <https://www.independent.co.uk/voices/transgender-lgbt-pride-letter-academics-transphobia-higher- education-a8971136.html>, with Caroline Dodds Pennock.

“The Past is not a Straight Line”, History Matters: History Brought Alive by the University of Sheffield (13 July 2017): <http://www.historymatters.group.shef.ac.uk/straight-line>.

“Stop Tinkering with School History, and Start Teaching It”, The Conversation (2 January 2014): <http://theconversation.com/stop-tinkering-with-school-history-and-start-teaching- it-21513>.