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Research areas


My research falls into three main categories

The history of the emerging entertainment industry 1880-1920

  • early sports movement and new body culture

  • the variety scene and celebrity culture

  • metropolitan development and consumer culture

British football culture 1885-2020

  • the English football business 1885-2020

  • the British football ground as a social arena

  • ash scattering and memorial gardens at football grounds

  • football museums

  • Manchester United's social history

History of Denmark 1500-1945

  • peasant revolts at the time of the Reformation

  • state formation processes in the 17th century seen from a Jutland peasant society

  • the military-technological development and its social / cultural significance 1500-1920

You can see my list of publications here

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