“LOEWE Religious Positioning” Research Hub Manager and Associated Researcher


Key Publications:



Memory Work: The Second Generation.Houndsmills: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015 (Memory Studies Series).


Edited Volumes:

Entangled Pasts: Transnational Memories in Australia and Germany. Special Issue of Crossings: Journal of Migration and Culture 4, No. 1 (2013),co-edited with Jacqueline Lo and Kate Mitchell.



“Entangled Suffering and Empathy: The Holocaust, the Nakba, and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict in Susan Abulhawa’s Mornings in Jenin.” Memory Studies [17, No. 4 (2024)] (forthcoming as a prepublication in 2019).

“Seeing and Unseeing the Dome of the Rock: Conflict, Memory, and Belonging in Jerusalem.” In Spatialising Peace and Conflict: Mapping the Production of Place, Sites and Scales of Violence, edited by Annika Björkdahl and Susanne Buckley-Zistel. Houndsmills: Palgrave Macmillan, (2016): 242-264.

“Landscapes of Scripture and Conflict: Cultural Memories and the Israeli West Bank Barrier.” Landscapes 15, No. 2 (2014): 143-155.

“Writing a Whole Life: Maria Lewitt’s Holocaust/Migration Narratives in ‘Multicultural’ Australia.” Life Writing 11, No.4 (2014): 391-410.

“Re-inscribing Holocaust Memory: Ruth Klüger’sstill alive as American Jewish Autobiography.” Holocaust Studies: A Journal of History and Culture18, No. 3 (2012): 37-75.



Current Research Project:

“Narrating Jerusalem: Cultural Explorations of a Contested City”