Education

D.Phil in Modern History (University of Oxford, 2002)

Postdoctoral Fellow, Michigan Society of Fellows (University of Michigan, 2004-7)

Other Publications

BOOKS

Music in the Holocaust (Oxford University Press, 2005)

From Things Lost: Forgotten Letters and the Legacy of the Holocaust (Wayne State University Press, 2017)

Holocaust Memory and Racism in the Postwar World, co-edited with Avril Alba (Wayne State University Press, 2019)

 

SELECTED ARTICLES AND CHAPTERS








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‘The Development of the Johannesburg Holocaust and Genocide Centre,’ in Jennifer Barrett, Avril Alba and Dirk Moses, eds. Holocaust and Human Rights Museums (The University of Pennsylvania Press, forthcoming).


 ‘Nazism and Racism in South African Textbooks,’ in Shirli Gilbert and Avril Alba, eds. Holocaust Memory and Racism in the Postwar World (Wayne State University Press, 2019)


‘Remembering the Racial State: Holocaust Memory in Post-Apartheid South Africa’ in Jacob S. Eder, Philipp Gassert and Alan Steinweis, eds. Holocaust Memory in a Globalizing World (Gottingen, DE: Wallstein Verlag, 2016), pp. 199-214.

‘Anne Frank in South Africa: Remembering the Holocaust During and After Apartheid’. Holocaust and Genocide Studies 26/3 (2012), pp. 366-393.

‘Music in the Nazi Ghettos and Camps’, in Jonathan C. Friedman, ed., The Routledge History of the Holocaust (London: Routledge, 2011), pp. 436-451.

‘Jews and the Racial State: Legacies of the Holocaust in Apartheid South Africa 1945-1960’. Jewish Social Studies: History, Culture, Society 16/3 (2010), pp. 32-64.

‘‘‘We Long for a Home”: Songs and Survival among Jewish Displaced Persons’, in “We Are Here”: New Approaches to Jewish Displaced Persons in Postwar Germany (2010), ed. A. J. Patt & M. Berkowitz. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, pp. 289-307.

‘Buried Monuments: Yiddish Songs and Holocaust Memory’. History Workshop Journal 66 (2008), pp. 107-128.

‘Singing Against Apartheid: ANC Cultural Groups and the International Anti-Apartheid Struggle’. Journal of Southern African Studies 33/2 (2007), pp. 421-441.

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