Islam, S., Weber, A., & Tóth-Czifra, E. (2022). From Green Deal to Cultural Heritage: FAIR Digital Objects and common data spaces. Research Ideas and Outcomes, 8, [e93815]. DOI:

Islam, S., Weber, A., Chambers, S., Tóth-Czifra, E., Arnold, K., & Schulz, H. (2022). Data-Driven storytelling through FAIR data: The challenges in discoverability, cross-domain linking and integrating context. Abstract from DARIAH Annual Event 2022, Athens, Greece. The abstract is here.


Honarmand Ebrahimi, S., Milford, I., Bond, J., Deb Lal, N., El Chami, Y., Elsisi, H., Ganneri, N., Kamphuis, K., Tizzoni, M., Tunç, U., Wallace, C., Wang, Z., Weber, A., & Zarkar, R. (2022). Roundtable: the archives of global history in a time of international immobility. Historical Research, 95(270), 586-597. DOI: 10.1093/hisres/htac015

Weber, A. and Van Zanen, S., “Matters of perspective: Local visual expertise and natural history drawings in Java, 1820-1850” in: Wacana: Journal of the Humanities of Indonesia 23:1 (2022), 38-63. DOI: 10.17510/wacana.v23i1.1243.

Weber, A. and Van Zanen, S., Kunstenaar in Sumatra: De reisdagboeken en tekeningen van Pieter van Oort (1833-1834) (Zutphen 2022), published as volume 120 of the Reeks van de Werken van de Linschoten-Vereeniging.


Van Zanen, S. and Weber, A., “Schreeuwende apen, zingende vogels en fluitende kogels: Natuuronderzoek op Sumatra in oorlogstijd (1833-1834),” in: Indische Letteren (2021), 278-299. [PDF]

Weber, A., “Natural History Collections and Empire,” in: Routledge Handbook of Science and Empire, ed. by Andrew Goss (London 2021), 80-86. [PDF]routledge handbook

Stork, L., Weber, A., van den Herik, J., Plaat, A., Verbeek, F. , Wolstencroft, K., Large-scale zero-shot learning in the wild: classifying zoological illustrations,” Ecological Informatics 62 (2021), 101222. DOI: 10.1016/j.ecoinf.2021.101222

Weber, A. and Van Zanen, S., Kunstenaar in Java: De reisdagboeken en tekeningen van Pieter van Oort (1825-1833) (Zutphen 2021), published as  volume 119 of the Reeks van de Werken van de Linschoten-Vereeniging.

Weber, A., Heerlien, M., Gassó Miracle, E., Wolstencroft, K. (eds.), Proceedings of the International Conference Collect and Connect: Archives and Collections in a Digital Age Leiden, the Netherlands, November 23-24, 2020,, online

Weber, A., “Material Sensibilities: Writing Paper and Chemistrycoverimage in the Netherlands and beyond, ca. 1800,” in The Paper Trade in Early Modern Europe: Practices, Materials, Networks, ed. Daniel Bellingradt and Anna Reynolds (Leiden: Brill 2021), 327-341. DOI:  10.1163/9789004424005_015. [PDF]



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

Caceres, A. , Weber, A., and Schomaker, L. (2020). MONK in Practice: Indexing Heterogeneous Handwritten Collections. Abstract for the 7th Digital Humanities Benelux Conference 2020, Leiden, Netherlands.

Gassó Miracle, E., Stork, L., Weber, A., ncoAmeryan, M., Wolstencroft, K. (eds.), Natuurkundige Commissie Archives Online: Providing Access to the hidden treasures of the ‘Natuurkundige Commissie voor Nederlandsch-Indie’. Leiden: Brill (2020). DOI: 10.1163/9789004336865


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: 10.18352/bmgn-lchr.10741

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: 10.1017/S0165115319000020

Stork, L.; Weber, A.; Wolstencroft K., The Semantic Fieldbook Annotator, Biodiversity Information Science and Standards: 3 (2019). DOI: 10.3897/biss.3.37223

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 59 (2019), 100462. DOI: 10.1016/j.websem.2018.06.002 [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: 10.1163/9789004264885_002

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: 10.1007/978-3-030-15712-8_43  [PDF]


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.  DOI: [ONLINE] [PDF]

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. DOI: 10.18352/studium.10177 [ONLINE] [PDF]

Stork, L.; Weber, A.; Gassó Miracle, E.; Wolstencroft, K., Linking Natural History Collections, Conference Proceedings of 2018 IEEE 14th International Conference on e-Science, 388-389. DOI: 10.1109/eScience.2018.00113 [PDF].

Weber, A.; Ameryan, M.9783319758251; 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: 10.1007/978-3-319-75826-8_13 [PDF].

Post, A.L. and Weber, A., “Notes on the reviewing of learned websites, digital resources and tools,” Isis 110: 4 (2018), 796-800. DOI: 10.1086/701651

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: 10.1007/978-3-030-00066-0_34

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) (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). DOI: 10.3897/biss.2.25839

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: 10.1086/697330


Weber, A., Essay Review: “World Histories of Science and Material Exchange,” Journal of World History 28, 1 (2017), 178-183. DOI: 10.1353/jwh.2017.0016

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


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. DOI: 10.1163/22134379-17201017

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. DOI: 10.1163/22134379-17204017


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 Society 106 (2015): 459-460. DOI: 10.1086/682790


Weber, A., “Bitter Fruits of Accumulation: the Case Caspar G.C. Reinwardt (1773-1854). History of Science 3 (2014): 297-318. DOI: 10.1177/0073275314546970 [PDF]

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


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. DOI: 10.5117/TVGESCH2013.1.WEBE


Weber, A., Hybrid Ambitions: Science, Governance, and Empire in the Career of Caspar C.G. Reinwardthybrid ambitions (1773-1854) (Amsterdam: Leiden University Press, 2012) (=dissertation). [PDF] [UL repository]

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.


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.  DOI: 10.1017/S0165115312000034

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.


Weber, A. and H. Schulte Nordholt, „An Interview with Thee Kian Wie.“ Itinerario 1 (2010): 9-34. DOI: 10.1017/S0165115310000033 [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]


Weber, A., “Encountering the Netherlands Indies: Caspar G.C. Reinwardt’s Field Trip to the East (1816-1822).” Itinerario 33:1 (2009): 45-60. DOI: 10.1017/S0165115300002709 [PDF]