Below you can find some examples of my media presence

Digitisation of seventeenth-century newspapers

Report (in Dutch) on the website of the Metamorfoze team at the Royal Library in The Hague

Musings on ‘Fake news’

FiveThirtyEight, article by Brooke Borel

Interview (in Dutch) for the Stimuleringsfonds voor de journalistiek (The Dutch Journalism Fund)

discovery of the first Utrecht newspaper

Coverage on the History Blog

Article by the Reformatorisch Dagblad (14 May 2016), in Dutch

fagel pamphlets, Trinity COllege DUblin

The Fagel collection of pamphlets in Trinity College, Dublin, is the greatest collection of Dutch pamphlets outside the Low Countries, and one of the true treasures of Trinity’s marvellous library. Watch this video to learn more about the 278 volumes of sixteenth and seventeenth-century pamphlets which Andrew Pettegree and I have systematically catalogued over the course of several years. See the full report, and some highlights of the collection.

the leeuwarden town crier

Article by the Leeuwarder Courant (5 April 2017), in Dutch

James David Forbes Book Collecting prize (2017):

On the blog of the St Andrews University Special Collections

On the ILAB website

Elzevier-De Witt Scriptieprijs (2016):

Report (in Dutch) on

Report on the USTC website

Fellowship at the Free University of Amsterdam (2017)

Report on the website of the Free University


Masterclass at the University Library of Utrecht (March 2018)

Blog on the website of the Huizinga Instituut

profile for the st andrews Postgraduate spotlight

Report from March 2017

And from way back (2012)

Report on The Historian, the student-run University of Exeter history journal