Member of the academic staff, project "Battles over Belief"Room: 03-02, Diether-von-Isenburg-Str. 9-11, 55116 Mainz (Besucheranschrift)
Phone: +49 6131 39 39491
Fax: +49 6131 39 35326
Born in 1985 in Mainz; 2006-2013: studied History, German and Spanish in Mainz and Valencia (Spain); 2013: qualified as a secondary school teacher; 2011-2012: worked as a travel guide writer; 2013-2014: assistant at Ludwig Maximilians University in Munich and teacher of German as a foreign language; since June 2014: doctoral researcher in the Emmy Noether Research Group "Battles over Belief: Religion and Violence in Catholic Europe, 1848-1914".
History of modern Spain
Catholicism and Spanish nationalism
Interreligious contacts in Northern Africa (19th century)
Islam and Judaism in Spanish history
Microhistory and biographical history
Current research projects:
The Emmy Noether research group undertakes the first systematic analysis of the use of protest and violence in conflicts pertaining to religious culture and Church power in late-nineteenth-century and early-twentieth-century Europe.
Between Brothers and Archenemies. Christian and Muslim border crossings in and around Spanish-Northern Africa (ca 1851–1869)
In her PhD project, Sara Mehlmer analyzes different forms of border crossings between Morocco and Spain in the borderland around Spanish-Northern Africa (Ceuta and Melilla) in the second half of the 19th century (ca 1851–1869).