Gerben Zaagsma

  • Research fellow
  • Lichtenberg-Kolleg, The Göttingen Institute of Advanced Study, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
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I work as a research fellow at the Lichtenberg Kolleg at the Georg-August-Universität Göttingen in the project The diaries of Anne Frank. Research—Translations—Critical Edition (for more information on the project visit:

In addition to my work in Jewish history, I am particularly interested in the methodological implications of using new technologies in historical research and writing. Within this context I guest-edited a special issue of BMGN - Low Countries Historical Review on digital history that was published in december 2013 (see:

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