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Articles and Chapters

  • "Auntie UNRRA at the Crossroads", Past and Present, Vol.218, Supplement 8, 2013, edited by Rana Mitter and Matthew Hilton, pp.70-97
  • "Internationalism in relief: the birth (and death) of UNRRA", in: Past and Present Supplement No.6, Eds. Mark Mazower, Jessica Reinisch and David Feldman, OUP 2011, pp.258-289
  • "Survivors and Survival in Europe after the Second World War", in: Suzanne Bardgett, David Cesarani, Jessica Reinisch and Johannes-Dieter Steinert (eds), Justice, Politics and Memory in Europe after the Second World War, Landscapes after Battle Volume 2 (Vallentine Mitchel, 2011), 1-18.
  • "Refugees and labour in the Soviet zone of Germany", in: Jessica Reinisch and Elizabeth White (eds.), The Disentanglement of Populations: Migration, Expulsion and Displacement in postwar Europe, 1943-1949 (Palgrave Macmillan, 2011), 185-209.
  • "Introduction", in: Jessica Reinisch and Elizabeth White (eds.), The Disentanglement of Populations: Migration, Expulsion and Displacement in post-war Europe, 1943-1949 (Palgrave Macmillan, 2011), xiv-xxviii.
  • "'We shall rebuild anew a powerful nation': UNRRA, internationalism and national reconstruction in Poland", Journal of Contemporary History, Vol.43, No.3, July 2008, 451-476
  • "Relief in the aftermath of war", Journal of Contemporary History, Vol.43, No.3, July 2008, 371-404
  • "'Le nazione hanno bisogno di cittadini sani e coraggiosi': le displaced persons, l'Unrra e la sanità pubblica", in: Guido Crainz, Raoul Pupo and Silvia Salvatici (eds.), Naufraghi della pace: Il 1945, i profughi e le memorie divise d'Europa (Donzelli, 2008)
  • "Displaced Persons and Public Health in Germany after 1945", in: eds. J.D.Steinert & Inge Weber-Newth, Beyond Camps and Forced Labour: Current International Research on Survivors of Nazi Persecution, (Secolo Verlag: Osnabrück, 2008), 43-53
  • "A new beginning? German medical and political traditions in the aftermath of the Second World War", Minerva: a Journal of Science and Learning, Vol.45, No.3, September 2007, 241-257
  • "'Zurück zu unserem Virchow!' – Medizinische Karrieren, Nationalhelden und Geschichtsschreibung in Deutschland nach 1945", in: Rolf Winau and Johanna Bleker (eds.), Gesundheit und Staat: Studien zur Geschichte der Gesundheitsämter in Deutschland, 1870-1950 (Matthiesen Verlag: Husum, 2007), 255-271
  • "'Man kommt zwangsläufig in die Rolle des Pg.-Schützers...': Entnazifizierung und Gesundheitspolitik in der Sowjetischen Besatzungszone", in: Peter Barker, Marc-Dietrich Ohse and Dennis Tage (eds.), Views from Abroad: die DDR aus britischer Perspektive, (W.Bertelsmann Verlag, 2007), 79-91


  • Wellcome Investigator Award for "The Reluctant Internationalists: A History of Public Health and International Organisations, Movements and Experts in Twentieth Century Europe" (September 2013 – September 2017)
  • Grants from the British Academy, Wellcome Trust, Royal Historical Society, Leeds University and Birkbeck College for the conference "The Forty Years' Crisis: Refugees in Europe, 1919-1959" (organised with Dr Matthew Frank).
  • Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship (Birkbeck, 2007-2009)
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, Balzan Project (Birkbeck, 2004-2007)
  • Wellcome Trust Doctoral Research Fellowship (Imperial College London, 2000-2004)
  • Wellcome Trust Dissertation Prize (2000)