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  • A Japanese Galen Down Under
    Dr Suzuki, Broome, and the Intricacies of White Australia

    In: From Botany Bay to Manus Island. Australian Perspectives on Migration, ed. by Katrin Althans, David Kern, Beate Neumeier KOALAS, Bd. 15, 2021 (forthcoming Sep 2021)
  • »... polished and cultured, speaking English fluently«
    The Coming of Broome's First Japanese Doctor

    In: Documenting Migration in the Japanese Empire and beyond, ed. by Takahiro Yamamoto, Singapore: Palgrave 2022 (forthcoming 2022)

  • Digitizing Heritage
    TransOceanic Connections between Australia and Europe

    Edited Volume, with Carsten Wergin, Heidelberg: HeiUp 2022 (in production)

  • Exception or Exemption?
    Australian Racism and the Broome Pearl-Shelling Industry
    Monograph detailing the results of my DFG project, tba 2023 (in production)

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Edited Volumes

  • »Erinnern tut gut...«
    Edited anthology for Prof. Dr. Ulla Knapp, with Gerhard Will, Hamburg: self-published 2010

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  • Decolonize Amalie Dietrich
    Zum 200. Geburtstag der wandernden Natursammlerin und Schänderin indigener Gräber

    In: junge Welt, 26 May 2021, pp. 12-13, with Wulf D. Hund (online)
  • From ›Plant Hunter‹ to ›Tomb Raider‹
    The Changing Image of Amalie Dietrich

    In: Australian Studies Journal | Zeitschrift für Australienstudien, 33/34, 2019/20, pp. 89–124, with Wulf D. Hund; doi: 10.35515/zfa/asj.3334/201920.06 (online)
  • ›Racism‹ Down Under
    The Prehistory of a Concept in Australia

    In: Australian Studies Journal | Zeitschrift für Australienstudien, 33/34, 2019/20, pp. 9–30, with Wulf D. Hund; doi: 10.35515/zfa/asj.3334/201920.02 (online)
  • Conflicts in Racism
    Broome and White Australia

    In: Race & Class, 61, 2019, 2, pp. 43–61, with Wulf D. Hund, doi: 10.1177/0306396819871412 (refereed article)
  • The White Experiment
    Racism and the Broome Pearling Industry

    In: Anglica. An International Journal of English Studies, 28, 2019, 3, pp. 43–58; doi: 10.7311/0860-5734.28.3.05 (refereed article, open-access)
  • »Making Black White«
    Sugar Consumption and Racial Unity in Australia

    In: Zeitschrift für Australienstudien | Australian Studies Journal, 31, 2017, pp. 87–100; doi: 10.35515/zfa/asj.31/2017.05 (refereed article, open-access)
  • The Burden of ›White Sugar‹
    Producing and Consuming Whiteness in Australia

    In: Studia Anglica Posnaniensia. An International Review of English Studies, 52, 2017, 4, pp. 439–466; doi: 10.1515/stap-2017-0020 (refereed article, open-access)
  • Leinwand-Festival 2017
    Tagungsbericht aus Rees. In: AV-Dialog, 2017, 3, pp. 12–18

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  • Mandisi Majavu: Uncommodified Blackness. The African Male Experience in Australia and New Zealand. Cham: Springer Nature 2017. In: Zeitschrift für Australienstudien | Australian Studies Journal, 32, 2018, pp. 145-149; doi: 10.35515/zfa/asj.32/2018.13
  • Amos Morris-Reich: Racial Photography as Scientific Evidence, 1876-1980. Chicago: Chicago University Press 2016. In: Archiv für Sozialgeschichte (online), 58, 2018
  • Heide Fehrenbach and Davide Rodogno: Humanitarian Photography. A History. New York: Cambridge University Press 2015. In: Archiv für Sozialgeschichte (online), 58, 2018
  • Thomas Etzemüller: Auf der Suche nach dem Nordischen Menschen. Die deutsche Rassenanthropologie in der modernen Welt, transcript Verlag: Bielefeld 2015. In: Archiv für Sozialgeschichte (online), 57, 2017
  • Ben Pitcher: Consuming Race, London: Routledge 2014. In: Archiv für Sozialgeschichte (online), 56, 2016
  • Francisco Bethencourt: Racisms. From the Crusades to the Twentieth Century, Princeton, Oxford: Princeton University Press 2014 (with Malte Hinrichsen and Wulf D. Hund). In: Archiv für Sozialgeschichte (online), 55, 2015
  • Alison Ravenscroft: The Postcolonial Eye. White Australian Desire and the Visual Field of Race, Surrey: Ashgate 2012. In: Archiv für Sozialgeschichte (online), 55, 2015
  • Mei-Fen Kuo: Making Chinese Australia. Urban Elites, Newspapers and the Formation of Chinese-Australian Identity, 1892-1912. In: Archiv für Sozialgeschichte (online), 55, 2015
  • Peter D. Griggs: Global Industry, Local Innovation. The History of Cane Sugar Production in Australia, 1820-1995. In: Archiv für Sozialgeschichte (online), 52, 2012

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Selected Translations

  • Hermann Korte: On Norbert Elias. Becoming a Human Scientist. Wiesbaden: Springer VS 2017. doi: 10.1007/978-3-658-17352-4
    »First translation of the crucial work«: Über Norbert Elias. Das Werden eines Menschenwissenschaftlers. Wiesbaden: Springer Fachmedien, 3. Auflage, 2013
    Editor's Preface -- Flyer

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