FORCE – Forensic Culture in Europe, 1930-2000

Publications

Forensic cultures in modern Europe, edited by Lara Bergers, Pauline Dirven, Willemijn Ruberg and Sara Serrano Martínez, (Manchester University Press, forthcoming 2023)

Martínez, Sara Serrano, ‘Forensic physicians and the Francoist prosecution of infanticide, 1939-1969: The case of the haemorrhage of the umbilical cord as cause of death’, in: Lara Bergers, Pauline Dirven, Willemijn Ruberg and Sara Serrano Martínez (eds), Forensic cultures in modern Europe (Manchester University Press, forthcoming 2023)

Dirven, Pauline, ‘Sober suits, bowler hats and white lab coats: Enclothed impartiality and the tailoring of a bourgeois expert persona in British courtrooms, 1920-1960’, in: Lara Bergers, Pauline Dirven, Willemijn Ruberg and Sara Serrano Martínez (eds), Forensic cultures in modern Europe (Manchester University Press, forthcoming 2023)

Parfenchyk, Volha and Willemijn Ruberg, ‘Doing law, psychiatric expertise and “crimes of passion” in the Netherlands and Russia in the twentieth century’, in: Lara Bergers, Pauline Dirven, Willemijn Ruberg and Sara Serrano Martínez (eds), Forensic cultures in modern Europe (Manchester University Press, forthcoming 2023)

Bergers, Lara, ‘A culture of testimony. The importance of ‘speaking witnesses’ in Dutch sexual crimes investigations and trials, 1930-1960’,  in: Lara Bergers, Pauline Dirven, Willemijn Ruberg and Sara Serrano Martínez (eds), Forensic cultures in modern Europe (Manchester University Press, forthcoming 2023)

Ruberg, Willemijn, ‘Introduction’, in: Lara Bergers, Pauline Dirven, Willemijn Ruberg and Sara Serrano Martínez (eds), Forensic cultures in modern Europe (Manchester University Press, forthcoming 2023)

Ruberg, Willemijn, and Siska van der Plas, ‘An astonishing human failure’. The influence of gender on the image of perpetrators of infanticide in the courtroom and crime reporting in the Netherlands, 1960-1989. The History of the Family. An international Quarterly. (April 2022)

Ruberg, Willemijn. ‘Hysteria as a Shape-Shifting Forensic Psychiatric Diagnosis in the Netherlands ca. 1885-1960′, Gender & History (21 March 2022).

Serrano Martínez, Sara. ‘Infanticidio y medicina legal‘. Saberes en acción (10 February 2022).

Ruberg, Willemijn. ‘Violencia sexual, medicina y ley‘. Saberes en acción (3 February 2022)

Ruberg, Willemijn. ‘Vaccinatie is niet per se een inbreuk op lichamelijke integriteit’, NRC Handelsblad, (4 Aug. 2021)

Dirven, P.E.A.M. and Lucija Balikic, conference report on Motions of Knowledge – Knowledge in Motion. Conceptualizing Knowledge Circulation for Historical Research https://www.hsozkult.de/conferencereport/id/tagungsberichte-8947, 20 May 2021.

Dirven, Pauline. ‘Vertrouwen in Vingerafdrukken, Schedelfoto’s en Bloedvlekken: Hoe een forensisch team het vertrouwen van de rechter en het grote publiek won in Groot-Brittannië (1935-1936)’, Wonderkamer 2 (2021), 25-29

Ruberg, W.G., Infanticide and the influence of psychoanalysis on Dutch forensic psychiatry in the mid-twentieth century’, History of Psychiatry 32:2 (2021).

Bergers, L. (December 2020). ‘De mislukte introductie van de leugendetector,’ Wonderkamer 2, 25-29.

Dirven, P.E.A.M. (July 2020). Ballet, an Empowering Embodied Experience – A Feminist Phenomenological Analysis of Ballerinas’ BodiesLocus.Tijdschrift voor Cultuurwetenschappen.

Ruberg, W.G. (2019). Belichaming en ervaring: fenomenologie en de lichaamsgeschiedenis. Locus.Tijdschrift voor Cultuurwetenschappen.

Serrano Martínez, S. (2019). Concepciones médicas y psicológicas del suicidio en España (1926-1936)Actes d’Història de la Ciència i de la Tècnica, 12-13.

Ruberg, W.G. (2019). The Criminal’s Hair: Forensic Practices (1600–1945)’, in: Justyna Jajszcok & Aleksandra Museal (eds.),The Body in History, Culture, and the Arts (London: Routledge, 2019) 117-129.

Ruberg, W.G. (2019). ‘Expertise in gerechtsdossiers. De praktijk van de forensische psychiatrie in Nederland, 1811-1930’,De Moderne Tijd 3:1 (2019) 28-50.

Reviews

Serrano Martínez, S., 2020. Cassia Roth, A Miscarriage of Justice. Women’s Reproductive Lives and the Law in Early Twentieth-Century Brazil. TSEG – The Low Countries Journal of Social and Economic History, 17(3), pp.173–176.