Jan Herman Brinks


IMPORTANT NOTICE: JAN HERMAN BRINKS HAS DIED ON TUESDAY JANUARY 21st 2020. He transferred all copyrights. Please contact contact@janhermanbrinks.com for more information.

Welcome to my website!

It tells you about my work as a writer, journalist and historian, written for a wide audience, both academic and non-academic. I have worked on modern and contemporary European history for 30 years and have published books and articles in a range of journals of international provenance. During my academic career, I also wrote novels and short stories.  

Follow the links in the menu for details of my career, publications, reviews and current activities. 

Please let me know if you find omissions or want to raise any issues.

Jan Herman Brinks

The Judaspit

The Judaspit is a novelle from the legacy of Jan Herman Brinks. In the book, Smirdin tells the story of his family past to his daughter Levi. His father, the son of a war criminal, ended up in the Judaspit.

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