As editor:


As author:

  • ‘Mechanical messiahs and miracle machines. Hybrid historical research and the example of the Diaries of Anne Frank’, special Digital History issue of Geschichte und Gesellschaft (2021).
  • ‘Help, betrayal and the importance of networks – Jews in hiding in the Netherlands and the case of Anne Frank’ (chapter in companion research monograph that will be published with new critical edition of the Anne Frank diaries, Cambridge University Press, 2020).
  • Annotations for new critical edition of the Anne Frank diaries, Cambridge University Press, 2021).


In preparation:

  • Article ‘Digital History and the Politics of Digitisation’.
  • Article ‘Mapping wartime Jewish diaries and their postwar trajectories’.



Books & edited volumes

  • with Julie Birkholz, Integrating Digital Humanities, inaugural issue of DH Benelux journal (September 2019).
  • Jewish Volunteers, the International Brigades and the Spanish Civil War (London; Bloomsbury Academic, 2017).
  • special issue On Digital HistoryBMGN - Low Countries Historical Review 128/4 (2013).
  • Life and Work of Ferdinand Domela Nieuwenhuis (CD-ROM; University of Groningen, 1998).
  • The Folkinge Street. History of the Jewish community in Groningen  [in Dutch, with L. Ast-Boiten]  (Groningen; Egbert Forsten, 1996).


Peer-reviewed articles

  • ‘The ‘Jewish Freedom Fighter’. The legacy of Naftali Botwin and the construction of a transnational cult of Jewish heroes’, Clara Royer and Eszter Balasz eds., The Cult of Heroes in Central Europe (1880-1945) – Transnational and Interdisciplinary Aspects (Paris: Eur'Orbem Éditions, 2019).
  • #DHJewish – Jewish Studies in the digital age, Medaon 23 (2018).
  • ‘Jewish responses to anti-Semitism in Paris and London in the late 1930s as European Jewish political history‘ in: Frank Bajohr and Dieter Pohl eds., Right-Wing Politics and the Rise of Antisemitism in Europe 1935-1941 (Göttingen; Wallstein-Verlag, 2018) 95-113.
  • On Digital History, BMGN - Low Countries Historical Review 128/4 (2013) 3-29.
  • ‘Public history beyond the state: Presenting the Yiddish past in contemporary Europe’,  Memoria e Ricerca 37 (2011) 37, 129-142.
  • ‘The Local and the International - Jewish Communists in Paris Between the Wars’, Simon Dubnow Institute Yearbook 8 (2009) 345-363.
  • ‘'Red Devils': The Botwin company in the Spanish Civil War’, East European Jewish Affairs 33 (2003) 83-99.


Book chapters & other articles

  • [with Julie Birkholz], Introduction: Integrating Digital Humanities, Inaugural issue of DH Benelux journal (September 2019).
  • [with Lars Wieneke] ‘Digital Resources and Tools in Historical Research. Conference Proceedings of Picture archives and the emergence of visual history of education. ISCHE 40 pre-conference workshop. 3rd workshop "Pictura Paedagogica Online: educational knowledge in images" (Berlin, 2018)
  •  ‘Using Digital Sources in Historical Research. Jewish History on the Internet’ in: Frédéric Clavert and Serge Noiret eds., Contemporary history in the digital age (Oxford; Peter Lang, 2013) 201-213.
  • ‘Propaganda or fighting the myth of pakhdones? Naye Prese, the Popular Front, and the Spanish Civil War’ in: Lara Rabinovitch, Shiri Goren and Hannah Pressman eds., Choosing Yiddish: New Frontiers of Language and Culture (Detroit; Wayne State University Press, 2012) 87-103.
  • ‘Transnational networks of Jewish migrant radicals - The case of Berlin’ in: Verena Dohrn and Gertrud Pickhan eds., Transit und Transformation: Osteuropäisch-Jüdische Migranten in Berlin 1918-1939 (Göttingen; Wallstein Verlag, 2010) 218-233.
  • ‘Die Botwin Kompagnie’ in: Dan Diner ed., Enzyklopädie jüdischer Geschichte und Kultur (Stuttgart; Metzler Verlag, 2011) 392-397.
  • ‘Yiddish in Historical Research: Some Reflections’ European Judaism 42 (2009) 19-23.
  • ‘The klezmorim of Prague. About a Jewish musicians guild’, East European Meetings in Ethnomusicology 7 (2000) 41-48.


Book reviews & conference reports

  • Tagungsbericht jüdische Geschichte digital, 13.06.2013-14.06.2013, Hamburg, in: H-Soz-u-Kult 10.09.2013.
  • Review of Kobrin, Rebecca, Jewish Bialystok and Its Diaspora. H-Judaic, H-Net Reviews. May, 2011.
  • Review of Berg, Hetty, Wallet, Bart (eds.), Wie niet weg is, is gezien. Joods Nederland na 1945 (Zwolle: Waanders, Amsterdam: Joods Historisch Museum, 2010) in: BMGN - Low Countries Historical Review 126/3 (2011) 146-148.
  • Review of Thomas Rütten, Geschichten vom Hippokratischen Eid (Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag 2007) [CD-ROM Herzog August Bibliothek Wolffenbüttel]in: Studium 1 (2008) 301-302.