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Timo Holste, M.A.

Graduate Student


  • Ph.D. Candidate
  • Graduate Research and Teaching Assistant, History Department
  • Project A13

Contact information

Historisches Seminar
Grabengasse 3-5
69117 Heidelberg


+49 (0) 6221 54 3705

About Timo Holste

PhD Project: 'Contested Internationalism‘. The Boy Scouts International Bureau and the Resurgence of Nationalism, 1930–1942

Research interest: Global History, Transnational History, History of Tourism, History of international organizations and internationalism since the 19th century, History of Youth movements, History of transnational fascism and national socialism


Curriculum vitae

02/2016 - 07/2016:
Fellowship at the Leibniz Institute of European History (IEG) in Mainz

07/2015 - 09/2015:
Fellowship at the German Historical Institute London

since 05/2013
Research Associate at the Cluster "Asia and Europe in a Global Context"

Master of Arts (thesis on: League of Nations Tourism)

Student Assistant at the Department of History, Heidelberg University

Bachelor of Arts (thesis on: The Jewish Cemetery in Buttenhausen,Swabia, as a Lieu de mémoire )

Student Assistant at the Research Institute "Transcultural Studies", Heidelberg University

Studies of History and Auxiliary sciences of history, Heidelberg University


Sommer Term 2018:Übung: „The lights that failed“? Der Völkerbund aus globalhistorischer Perspektive

Winter Term 2017/2018: Übung: Europakonzepte im Nationalsozialismus

Sommer Term 2017: Übung: Quellen zur „Neuen Diplomatiegeschichte“

Winter Term 2015/2016: Übung: "'Repräsentanten des Großdeutschen Reiches'? Zur Auslandsarbeit der Hitler-Jugend"

Winter Term 2014/2015: Together with Benjamin Auberer Übung: 'Makers of Our Modern World' Internationale Organisationen in der Zwischenkriegszeit aus globalhistorischer Perspektive.

Selected publications

"Tourists at the League of Nations. Conceptions of Internationalism aroundthePalais des Nations, 1925–1946," New Global Studies 10 (2016) 3, pp. 307-344.

together with Benjamin Auberer and Carolin Liebisch: "Editors' Note: Situating Internationalism 1919-1940s," New Global Studies 10 (2016) 3, pp. 201-216.