All publications

2021

Weber, A., “Natural History Collections and Empire,” Taylor&Francis Handbook on Science and Empire, ed. Andrew Goss (submitted, publication probably in 2021/22)

2020

Weber, A., “Over krokodillenvangers, onechte gavialen, en schedeltentoonstellingen,” Jaarboek Wetenschapsgeschiedenis 1 (2020), 40-41. [PDF]

Weber, A. and Van Zanen, S. (eds.), Kunstenaar in de koloniën, 1804-1834. To be published in 2020 by the Walburg Pers as volume 119 and 120 of the Reeks van de Werken van de Linschoten-Vereeniging.

Weber, A., Gassó Miracle, E., Stork, L., Ameryan, M. et al. (eds.), Natuurkundige Commissie Online (=NCO). Searchable and enriched online repository of the archive of the Committee of Natural History of the Dutch Indies (Leiden: Brill), in total ca. 17 000 scans, to be published electronically in 2020.

Weber, A., “Material Sensibilities: Writing Paper and Chemistry in the Netherlands and beyond, ca. 1800,” in The Paper Trade in Early Modern Europe: Practices, Materials, Networks, ed. Daniel Bellingradt and Anna Reynolds (to be published in 2020).

Barnard, Timothy B. (2016): Nature’s colony: Empire, nation and environment in the Singapore Botanical Gardens in Bijdragen tot de Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde (2020, in preparation).

2019

Dijksterhuis, F.J., Weber, A., and Zuidervaart, H. (eds.), Locations of Knowledge in Dutch Contexts. Leiden: Brill, 2019.

Weber, A., “Collecting Colonial Nature: European Naturalists and the Netherland Indies in the Early Nineteenth Century,” BMGN – Low Countries Historical Review 134:3 (2019), 72-95. [DOI] [PDF] [ONLINE]

Mostert, T. and A. Weber, “Historians Should Explore Rather Than Sticking with What They Know”: Interview with Professor Harold Cook, Brown University, Itinerario 43:1 (2019), 1-13 [DOI] (open access).

Stork, L.; Weber, A.; Wolstencroft K., The Semantic Fieldbook Annotator, Biodiversity Information Science and Standards: 3 (2019) [DOI] (open access).

Stork, L., Weber, A., Gassó Miracle, E., Verbeek, F., Plaat, A., Van den Herik, J and K. Wolstencroft, “Semantic Annotation of Natural History Collections,” Journal of Web Semantics (2019). [DOI] [PDF]

Dijksterhuis, F.J. and Weber, A., “The Netherlands as a Laboratory of Knowing”, in Locations of Knowledge in Dutch Contexts, ed. Fokko Jan Dijksterhuis, Andreas Weber, and Huib Zuidervaart. Leiden: Brill, 2019, 1-14. [DOI]

Stork, L.; Weber, A.; Van den Herik, J., Plaat, A.; Verbeek, F.,  Wolstencroft, K., “Automated Semantic Annotation of Species Names in Handwritten Texts,” in Advances in Information Retrieval. ECIR 2019: Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science vol. 11437, Azzopardi, L., Stein, B., Fuhr, N., Meyr, P., Hauff, C. & Hiemstra, D. (eds.). Cham 2019,  p. 667-680 (peer-reviewed, acceptance rate 23%, 165 submissions out of which 39 were accepted). [DOI] [PDF]

2018

Weber, A. and Wille, R.J. “Laborious Transformations: Plants and Politics at the Bogor Botanical Gardens,” Studium. Tijdschrift voor Wetenschaps- en Universiteitsgeschiedenis 11:3 (2018), 169-177. [ONLINE] [PDF] [DOI

Kraak, M.J.; Weber, A.; Van Lottum, J., Engelhardt, J, Toward VR eventscapes for spatio-temporal access to digital maritime heritage, Conference Proceedings of 2018 IEEE 14th International Conference on e-Science, p. 413-414 [DOI] [PDF] [POSTER].

Weber, A. “A Garden as a Niche: Botany and Imperial Politics in the Early Nineteenth Century Dutch Empire,” Studium. Tijdschrift voor Wetenschaps- en Universiteitsgeschiedenis 11:3 (2018), 178-190. [ONLINE] [PDF] [DOI]

Stork, L.; Weber, A.; Gassó Miracle, E.; Wolstencroft, K., Linking Natural History Collections, Conference Proceedings of 2018 IEEE 14th International Conference on e-Science, p. 388-389 [DOI] [PDF].

Weber, A.; Ameryan, M.; Wolstencroft, K.; Stork, L.; Heerlien, M.; Schomaker, L. “Towards a Digital Infrastructure for Illustrated Handwritten Archives,” in Digital Cultural Heritage, Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), vol. 10605, ed. Marinos Ioannides (Springer 2018), 155-166 (peer-reviewed, Mahya Ameryan and Andreas Weber share first authorship, acceptance rate: 29 out of 198 submissions [DOI] [PDF].

Post, A.L. and A. Weber, “Notes on the reviewing of learned websites, digital resources and tools,” Isis 110: 4 (2018), 796-800 [DOI] [PDF]

Stork, L., Weber, A., Herik, J. van den, Plaat, A., Verbeek, F., Wolstencroft, K., “From Handwritten Manuscripts to Linked Data,” in: Méndez E., Crestani F., Ribeiro C., David G., Lopes J. (eds) Digital Libraries for Open Knowledge. TPDL 2018. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 11057. Springer, Cham, 330-334. [DOI]

Stork, L., Weber, A., Gassó Miracle, E., Wolstencroft, K., “A Workflow for the Semantic Annotation of Field Books and Specimen Labels,” in Biodiversity Information Science and Standards 2: e25839 (2018) [DOI] (presented by Lise Stork at joint meeting of the Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections (SPNHC) and Biodiversity Information Standards (TDWG), Dundee, New Zealand, August 25 – September 1, 2018)

Stork, L.; Wolstencroft K.; Weber, A.; Verbeek, F.; Plaat, A. “Priming Digitization: Learning the Textual Structure in Field Books,” Conference abstract, ICT OPEN 2018, 18-19 March 2018, Amersfoort.

Book review of Patrick Manning & Daniel Rood (2016): Global Scientific Practice in an Age of Revolutions, 1750-1850 in Journal of Modern History 90:2 (2018): 415-417. [DOI]

2017

Weber, A., Essay Review: “World Histories of Science and Material Exchange,” Journal of World History 28, 1 (2017), 178-183. [DOI]

Weber, A. “Hout, poep, en hydrometers: Chemische kennis en het bestuur van het Nederlandse koloniale rijk in Azië in de vroege negentiende eeuw,” Dingen die ergens toe dienen’: Verhalen over materiële cultuur van wetenschap. ed. Esther van Gelder, Erik Jorink, Ilja Nieuwland, et al. (Verloren, 2017), 32-35. [PDF]

Stork, L. and Weber, A. “A Linked Data Approach to Disclose Handwritten Biodiversity Heritage Collections,” Book of Abstracts, DH Benelux 2017 (Utrecht 2017), 10-13. (peer-reviewed). [PDF]

Weber, A. “Renegotiating debt: Chemical Governance and Money in the Early Nineteenth Century Dutch Empire,” in Compound Histories: Materials, Governance and Production, 1760-1840, ed. Lissa Roberts and Simon Werrett(Leiden: Brill 2017), 205-225 (published in open access). [PDF]

Book review of Diarmid A. Finnegan and Jonathan Jeffrey Wright (eds.) (2015): Spaces of Global Knowledge: Exhibition, encounter and exchange in an age of empire in Isis 108, 2 (2017):453-454. (doi: 10.1086/692426)

2016

Schomaker, L.; Weber, A.; Thijssen, M.; Heerlien, M.; Plaat A.; Nijssen, S.; Verbeek, F.; Lew, M.; Gassó Miracle, E.; Wolstencroft, K.; Suvyer, E.; Verheij, B.; Wiering, M.; Dekker, R.; Kok, J.; Roberts, L.; Van den Herik, J. “Making Sense of Illustrated Handwritten Archives,” Digital Humanities 2016 Krakow, Conference Abstracts, 764-766. [LINK TO FULLTEXT]

Weber, A.; Ameryan, M.; Stork, L.; Wolstencroft, K.; Gassó Miracle, E.; Nijssen, S.; Wiering, M.; Heerlien, M.; Thijssen, M.; Huetink, M.; Verbeek, F.; Plaat A.; Kok, J.; Roberts, L.; Herik, J. van den; Schomaker, L., Making Sense of Illustrated Handwritten Archives, Poster at eScience Symposium, Amsterdam, 13 October 2016 [POSTER]

Book review of Kevin Y.L. Tan (2015): Of Whales and Dinosaurs: The Story of Singapore’s Natural History Museum in Bijdragen tot de Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde 1 (2016): 150-151.

Book review of Knight, R.G. (2015): Trade and Empire in Early Nineteenth-Century Southeast Asia. Gillian Maclaine and his Business Network in Bijdragen tot de Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde 4 (2016): 573-74.

2015

Book review of Güttler, Nils (2014): Das Kosmoskop. Karten und ihre Benutzer in der Pflanzengeographie des 19. Jahrhunderts in Isis. A Journal of the History of Science Society106 (2015): 459-460.

2014

Weber, A., “Bitter Fruits of Accumulation: the Case Caspar G.C. Reinwardt (1773-1854). History of Science 3 (2014): 297-318. [PDF]

Book review of Cook, Harold J. and Sven Dupré (eds.) (2012): Translating Knowledge in the Early Modern Low Countries in sehepunkte.de 14 (2014).

Book review of Schönitzer, Klaus (2011): Ein Leben für die Zoologie. Die Reisen und Forschungen des Johan Baptist Ritter von Spix in Jahrbuch für Europäische Überseegeschichte 14 (2014): 309-311.

Book review of Strauss, Dieter (2011): Der grüne Baron. Georg Heinrich von Langsdorff, der Humboldt Brasiliens, und seine Expedition von Rio de Janeiro zum Amazonas 1822-1829 in Jahrbuch für Europäische Überseegeschichte 14 (2014): 309-31.

Book review of Zangger, Andreas (2011): Koloniale Schweiz: Ein Stück Globalgeschichte zwischen Europa und Südostasien (1860-1930) in Studium. Tijdschrift voor Wetenschaps- en Universiteits­geschiedenis 1 (2014): 56-57.

2013

Book review of Loeber, Katharina (2010): Der Niedergang des Chilesalpeters. Chemische Forschung, militärische Interessen, ökonomische Auswirkungen in Jahrbuch für Europäische Überseegeschichte 13 (2013): 316-318.

Book review of Schoor, Wim van der (2012): Zuivere en toegepaste wetenschap in de tropen in Tijdschrift voor Geschiedenis 126.1 (2013): 136-137.

2012

Book review of Sternagel, Renate (2011): Der Humboldt von Java. Leben und Werk des Naturforschers Franz Wilhelm Junghuhn (1809-1864)in Bijdragen tot de Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde 1 (2012): 151-153.

2011

Weiss, M. and Weber, A. “Martinus van Marum en Casper Georg Carl Reinwardt. Vriendschap, planten en musea.Teylers magazijn 110 (2011): 11-13.

Weber, A. and J. Gommans, “An Interview with Jürgen Osterhammel.“ Itinerario 3 (2011): 7-16. 

Book review of Goss, Andrew (2011): The Floracrats: State-sponsored Science and the Failure of Enlightenment in Indonesia in Bijdragen tot de Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde 2-3 (2011): 340-342.

2010

Weber, A. and H. Schulte Nordholt, „An Interview with Thee Kian Wie.“ Itinerario 1 (2010): 9-34. [PDF]

Weber, A. and H. Schulte Nordholt. “Interview with Thee Kian Wie.” in Merajut sejarah ekonomi Indonesia: Essays in honour of Thee Kian Wie 75 years birthday, ed. Thomas Lindblad and Bambang Purwanto (Yogyakarta: Ombak 2010): 41-88.

Weber, A. “Sprache im ‘Zwischenraum’: Adriaan David Cornets de Groot jun. (1804-1829) als multilingualer Grenzgänger im zentraljavanischen Surakarta,” in Sprachgrenzen – Sprachkontakte – kulturelle Vermittler. Kommunikation zwischen Europäern und Außereuropäern (16.-20. Jahrhundert), ed. Mark Häberlein and Alexander Keese (Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag 2010): 223-243. [PDF]

2009

Weber, A., “Encountering the Netherlands Indies: Caspar G.C. Reinwardt’s Field Trip to the East (1816-1822).” Itinerario 33:1 (2009): 45-60. [PDF]

Posters and other work:

Kraak, M.J.; Weber, A.; Van Lottum, J., Engelhardt, Y., Toward VR eventscapes for spatio-temporal access to digital maritime heritage, Poster at IEEE eScience 2018, Amsterdam, 29 October – 1 November 2018.

Stork, L.; Weber, A.; Gassó Miracle, E. and Wolstencroft, K., Linking Natural History Collections, Poster at IEEE eScience 2018, Amsterdam, 29 October – 1 November 2018.

Conniff, R.; Smeenk, Ch.; Weber, A. New York Times Online (2011): Slide show on the ‘Committee for Natural History’.