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Gerben Zaagsma

  • Ph.D.
  • Senior Researcher | Head of Research Area Digital History & Historiography
  • Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History (C²DH)
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Research interests

Modern Jewish history; Yiddish Studies; digital humanities; digital history; social & political history; public history; comparative history; history of transfers; transnational history; migration studies

About

I am a Senior Researcher and Head of the Research Area Digital History and Historiography at the Centre for Contemporary and Digital History (C²DH) at the University of Luxembourg. My main research and teaching interests are: - modern European Jewish history (including Yiddish Studies) - digital humanities and digital history - public history

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Recent publications

  • On digital history

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  • The Klezmorim of Prague: About a Jewish Musicians' Guild

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Professional experience

Senior Researcher | Head of Research Area Digital History & Historiography

Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History (C²DH)

August 2017 - Present

Research fellow

Lichtenberg-Kolleg, The Göttingen Institute of Advanced Study

September 2013 - January 2017(3 years)

Web developer/ researcher

Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts & Sciences, Huygens ING

September 2011 - August 2013(2 years)

Honorary Research Associate

Department of Hebrew and Jewish Studies, University College London

September 2008 - August 2010(2 years)

Content Management Specialist

European University Institute

April 2008 - October 2008(6 months)

Lecturer

Centre For Adult Education, University of Groningen

April 1997 - June 1997(2 months)

Editor (freelance)

Foundation for the History of the Jews in Groningen

September 1996 - March 1997(6 months)

Organiser/Manager

Folkingestraat Synagogue Foundation Groningen

Researcher

History Research and Consultancy Center, Faculty of Arts, University of Groningen, The Netherlands (Geschiedeniswinkel RuG)

Education

Ph.D. in History

European University Institute

MA in Modern History

Rijksuniversiteit Groningen - University of Groningen

MA in Yiddish Studies

School of Oriental and African Studies