In progress

Slavery and Empire in the Early Modern Iberian World [book manuscript]

From Baghdad to Basel: Secret Knowledge in the Global Middle Ages [Habilitation / second book project]

‘Adam und Eva in den Anden. Guaman Pomas Geschichte der Menschheit’

‘Servus/servitus’ (encyclopedia entry)

Edited Volumes

Conceptions of Space in Intellectual History, special issue of Global Intellectual History, 3.2 (2018). Co-edited with Anton Jäger and Valentina Mann.

Republished as: Conceptions of Space in Intellectual History, ed. by  D.S. Allemann, A. Jäger, and V. Mann (London: Routledge, 2020).


Journal Articles

‘Empire and the Right to Preach the Gospel in the School of Salamanca, 1535-1560,’ The Historical Journal, 62.1 (2019), pp. 35-55.

‘Introduction: Approaching Space in Intellectual History,’ Conceptions of Space in Intellectual History, special issue of Global Intellectual History, 3.2 (2018), pp. 127-36. Co-authored with Anton Jäger and Valentina Mann.

Book Chapters & Papers

‘After Vitoria: Natural Law and the Spanish Ideology of Empire,’ in The State of Nature: Histories of an Idea, ed. by Mark Somos and Anne Peters (Leiden: Brill, 2022), pp. 82-113.

‘Spreading the Faith to American Indians: Alfonso de Castro’s Call for Amerindian Education in the Context of the Second Scholastic,’ The School of Salamanca Working Paper Series, 5 (2015), pp. 1-35.

Review Articles & Book Reviews

‘The School of Salamanca under Scrutiny,’ review of José Barrientos García’s La Facultad de Teología de la Universidad de Salamanca a través de los libros de visitas de cátedras (1560–1641), Rechtsgeschichte – Legal History, 29 (2021), forthcoming.

‘Review of Brian P. Owensby and Richard J. Ross’s Justice in a New WorldJournal of the History of International Law, 21.4 (2019), pp. 595-99.

‘Eine Genealogie spanischen Rechtsdenkens,’ review of Rafael Domingo and Javier Martínez Torrón’s Great Christian Jurists in Spanish HistoryRechtsgeschichteLegal History, 27 (2019), pp. 308-10.

‘Re-Reading Vitoria,’ review of Francisco de Vitoria’s Relecciones jurídicas y teológicasRechtsgeschichte Legal History, 27 (2019), pp. 338-40.

‘Revisiting the Early History of International Law,’ review article on Stefan Kadelbach et al.’s System, Order, and International Law, History of European Ideas, 44.1 (2018), pp. 143-46.

‘Intellectual Histories of Empire,’ review article on Anthony Pagden’s The Burdens of Empire and Andrew Fitzmaurice’s Sovereignty, Property and Empire, H-Soz-Kult, 2 August 2016.

Most of my publications are available as PDFs on my website.