Research

Computer Simulations and History

Computer Simulations and History

During the fabulous and NEH-funded summer institute Computer Simulations in the Humanities I gained first hand experience in conceptualizing and coding agent-based models. And ultimately learned how difficult they are to apply in the historical disciplines....
Covert Networks during the Holocaust

Covert Networks during the Holocaust

In my work I have coded, visualised and interpreted data on covert support networks based on six case studies in Berlin. Earlier works on support for persecuted Jews focus either on historical reconstructions of individual activities or the personalities...
Frames of Reference of Help

Frames of Reference of Help

My PhD thesis analyzed networks which supported persecuted Jews in Germany during the Second World War. Based on case studies, I examined how social interactions have affected and encouraged support actions within their respective social discourses. I...
histoGraph

histoGraph

  Overall, "CUbRIK will provide programmable pipelines implementing workflow for search-based processes coordinated across machine, human and crowd-sourced tasks for the three typical processes of multimedia search: content, query, relevance feedback...
Historical Network Research

Historical Network Research

Here is an overview of work I did in the emerging field of Historical Network Research. Books   Articles (peer-reviewed)   Articles   Multimedia   Conference Papers (Selection) Helping Behaviour in Interdisciplinary...
MERIT

MERIT

MERIT - Machine-based Extraction of Relations in Text MERIT is a collaborative project with Antal van den Bosch, Airborne Museum 'Hartenstein' and Bevrijdingsmuseum Groesbeek to apply Natural Language Processing methods for the analysis of historical...
The (Un-)Strike Project

The (Un-)Strike Project

During my time as eHumanities Post Doc at Radboud University Nijmegen I worked on "Strikes that never happened" together with my colleagues Antal van den Bosch , Iris Hendrickx and Kalliopi Zervanou . As a historian I am particularly interested in exploring...
The Slave Narratives Project

The Slave Narratives Project

I worked on the Slave Narratives Project during my time at UNC Chapel Hill together with my colleagues Pam Lach and Annie Chen . More soon..  
The Tunnel Filter Project

The Tunnel Filter Project

In 2012 I studied networks of public protest and civil participation in a South-Western German city. The project was lead by Prof Claus Leggewie and Jan-Hendrik Kamlage Project partners were the Centre for Advanced Study in the Humanities Essen (KWI)...