- Kohlt, Franziska, Amanda Rees, and Tom McLeish, War of the Words: Science, Religion, and the Human Future, Oxford University Press (under contract, 2023)
- Alice: Through the Looking Glass – A Companion, ed. by Franziska Kohlt and Justine Houyaux (Oxford: Peter Lang, forthcoming 2023)
- Alice Through the Wonderglass: The Unexpected Histories of a Children’s Classic (Reaktion, forthcoming 2024)
- The Folklore of Sleep in Popular Culture (Audible, 2022)
- The Magical Mechanical Museum (Compton Verney Press, 2018)
Journal Articles and Book Chapters:
- ‘”Over by Christmas”: The impact of war-metaphors and other science-religion narratives on science communication environments during the Covid-19 crisis’ (Preprint), DOI: 10.31235/osf.io/z5s6a
- ‘From Scotland to Utopia (via Hammersmith): William Morris, George MacDonald and the Utopian Ecological Aesthetic’, Journal of Irish and Scottish Studies, Vol 8, Issue 2 ( 2019 ), 174-196.
- ‘”The stupidest tea-party in all my life”: Lewis Carroll and Victorian Psychiatric Practice’, Journal of Victorian Culture, Vol 21, Issue 2, 2016, 147-167.
- ‘Science, scientism, and the hagiographic instinct in science communication and historiography of science’, Science & You, Proceedings, 100-104.
- ‘Saints informed by science’: Identifying productive science-religion narratives in times of Covid-19’, University of Winchester, 2020.
- ‘Through Magic Glasses: Looking-Glass, Optics, and ‘edifying entertainment’ in Victorian Culture’, in Alice: Through the Looking Glass – A Companion, ed. by Franziska Kohlt and Justine Houyaux (Oxford: Peter Lang, forthcoming 2023)
- ‘Science Communication and Scientism: Historical Perspectives’, Gouyon JB, Kohlt FE, Turbil C, Nielsen K, Sleigh C, in Science Communication – taking a step back to move forward, ed. by Martin Bauer and Bernard Schiele (Paris: CNRS Édition: 2023).
- ‘A ‘war’ against a ‘devilish’ virus: Religious rhetoric and Covid-19 in the UK’, in Record Covid-19: Historicising Experiences of the Pandemic, ed. by Kristopher Lovell (DeGruyter, forthcoming 2023).
- ‘When words are poison: Toxic narratives in health communication’, Toxic Cultures, ed. by Simon Bacon (Peter Lang, 2022).
- ‘In the Automated Eye of the Beholder: Automata in human culture, and the enduring myth of the modern Prometheus’, in Marvellous Mechanical Museum (Compton Verney Press, 2018) (read here)
- ‘Back to the Future: The Time Traveller’s Traumatic Jet Lag in A Christmas Carol’, in Dickens on the Move – Between Cultures and Continents. ed. by Elmar Schenkel. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 2014. (buy here)
- ‘“Madam Science”, “Lady Poetry” and the ‘twain wings’ of the imagination: George MacDonald as Victorian Man of Science’, George MacDonald: A Companion (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press).
- ‘Polluting the communication environments in “England’s Green And Pleasant Land”’: Toxic Nostalgia and the misuses of memory in millennial British environmentalist narratives‘, Gothic Nostalgia, ed. Simon Bacon (Palgrave, forthcoming 2023).
- “Poeta fit, non nascitur’: Lewis Carroll, performance science and comedic catharsis”, Victorian Comedy and Laughter: New Paradigms, ed. by Louise Lee (Basingstoke: Palgrave; corrections accepted; publication delayed)
- “Bees: yay! Wasps: nay? The key to our love-hate relationship with insects“, Royal Entomological Society, August 2022.
- ‘Following the science’: What it actually means, and why we should care’, Medium, 2020.
- “Creepy Victorians: How nineteenth-century Britain become obsessed with insects“, Royal Entomological Society, National Insect Week, 2016.
- “Alice in the asylum: Wonderland and the real mad tea parties of the Victorians“, The Conversation UK, 2016 (read on TORCH, Epoch Times, Alpha Galileo, The Wire, Slate & RawStory);
- Republished as ‘Alice à l’asile‘ on Conversation France, 2016.
- “Alice’s Adventures in Cyberspace”, The Conversation UK, 2015.
- “A scientific guide to seeing fairies”, REMEDIA. The History of Medicine in Dialogue with its Present, blog by Kate Womersley and Lisa Haushofer, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 2014.
- ‘Alice and Satire‘, The Lewis Carroll Review, Issue 56, 2018.
- The Lewis Carroll Review: Themed Issue: Alice Illustrated, 57 (2019)
- The Lewis Carroll Review, Themed Issue: Alice & Satire, 56 (2018)
- The Lewis Carroll Review, Special Issue: American McGee’s Alice, 48 (2012)
- Lewis Carroll, ‘A Mad Tea-Party,’ Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Digital Annotated Edition. The Public Domain Review, Aug 2015 (read here).
- “Lewis Carroll – Master of Nonsense,” Franziska Kohlt and Mark Richards, The Lewis Carroll Society, 2013. (Collected nonsense verse and prose by Lewis Carroll and others, for Alice’s Day 2013)
- ‘A Miscellany of Works on Alice,Theater, Religion, Science, And more. The Pamphlets of Lewis Carroll, Vol 6’, The Lewis Carroll Review, 60, 2023.
- “Looking-Glass House & Lewis Carroll: The Man and his Circle: Vanessa Tait & Edward Wakeling at the Oxford Literary Festival”, Bandersnatch: The Newsletter of the Lewis Carroll Society, Issue 167, 2015 (read here)
- “Peter and Alice; or: The Dangers of Biopic Realism, The Lewis Carroll Review, 50 (2013).
- “American McGee’s Alice: Madness Returns”, Lewis Carroll Review – American McGee Special Issue, Issue 48, 2012 (buy here)
- “Lewis Carroll Man of Science Conference 2011” Bandersnatch: The Newsletter of the Lewis Carroll Society, Issue 152, 2011
In the Media:
Radio & Television:
- “Moths”, BBC World Service – The Forum, November 2022 (listen here)
- “Mirrors”, BBC World Service – The Forum, April 2022 (listen here)
- “Alice in Wonderland” – The Adventures of Manuscripts, ARTE, 2021 (watch here)
- “Automata”, BBC Radio 4 – In Our Time (UK), September 2018
- ‘Lewis Carroll‘, TRT Showcase (Turkey), July 2018
- ‘Oxford, Lewis Carroll & Alice in Wonderland’, ARTE Invitation au voyage/ Stadt Land Kunst (France/Germany), April 2018
- “Curiouser and Curiouser: Lewis Carroll, Oxford & Alice’s Adventures”, CBC Ideas (Canada), 2014 (listen here)
↑ On Turkish Television’s Showcase, July 2018
Press & Web:
Covid, Metaphors, Science Communication:
- “„Metaphern sind sehr wichtig, weil sie helfen können Vertrauen aufzubauen“”, Wissenschaftskommunikation, October 2022.
- “The Neoliberal John Snow: A conversation with the Neoliberal John Snow and the scientist Franziska Kohlt” (German: “Der Neoliberale John Snow“), Ostprog, 2022
- “Sprache, Metaphern und Kultur in der (Wissenschafts-)Kommunikation! Franziska Kohlt ist jetzt bei Real Scientists DE!“, Real Scientists DE (GER), August 2022.
- “Reaching for military metaphors won’t help Britain learn to live with Covid“, Philipp Ball, The Guardian (UK), January 2022.
- ‘The Science of Communicating in a Pandemic: Lessons from the Cholera Sermons‘, The Methodist Recorder (UK), Jan 2021.
Alice in Wonderland & Children’s Literature
- “Off with their heads! Why are Lewis Carroll misquotes so common online?”, Alison Flood, The Guardian (UK), March 2021.
- “Im Bann des weißen Kaninchens“, Süddeutsche Zeitung (GER), July 2021.
- “I remember really wanting to find out what it all meant“, Quad Alumni Magazine (UK), University of Oxford, Feb 2021.
- ‘The Psychological & Neurological Disorders Experienced by Characters in Alice in Wonderland: A Neuroscience Reading of Lewis Carroll’s Classic Tale‘, Open Culture (US), Jan 2018.
- ‘It’s A Bug’s Life for Story-Lovers‘, The Oxford Times (UK), July 2018.
- ‘The real-life inspiration for Lewis Carroll’s Mad Hatter and his Tea Party‘, Oxford Today (UK), 23 June 2016.
- ‘The real-life inspiration for the Mad Hatter and his Tea Party‘, University of Oxford, Arts Blog, 13 June 2016.
- ‘Johnny Depp Mad Hatter Alice in Wonderland’We’re All Mad Here’: Alice Still Feeds Society’s Interest in Insanity‘, Sputnik UK (RU), 14th June 2016.
- ‘The real-life inspiration for the Mad Hatter and his Tea Party‘, Taylor & Francis, June 2016.
- ‘Oxford Through the Looking-Glass‘, Blueprint (UK), University of Oxford, November 2015
- ‘Wild About Wonderland’, Melbourne Herald Sun (AUS), 26th September 2015
- “The Alice Look, Victoria and Albert Museum for the History of Childhood”, Bandersnatch. The Newsletter of the Lewis Carroll Society, Issue 167, 2015 (Coverage of talk at the opening of “The Alice Look” exhibition, June 2015).
- “Happy (Un-)Birthday Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland!”, Brasenose College, Oxford, 2015 (read here)
- “American McGee on Alice: Madness Returns”. Interview. The Lewis Carroll Review – American McGee Special Issue. The Reviewing Journal of the Lewis Carroll Society. Issue 48, November 2012. (buy here)
- Magic Worlds”, Stephen Martin, The Daresbury Chronicle (UK), July 2012
- „My Adventures in Wonderland and what I found there. Auf den Spuren von Alice in Großbritannien.“ Liaisons. Magazin zum Kulturaustausch. Issue 5/6. Oct. 2011 (Leipzig: Hamouda). (buy here)
- “Kaffee. Kultur. Geschichte.” Liaisons. Magazin zum Kulturaustausch. Issue 5/6. Oct. 2011 (Leipzig: Hamouda) . (buy here)
- Brexit Correspondent & Commentator for WDR 1Live Radio (Germany)
- “Jungforscher in Grossbritannien nach dem Brexit” (Germany), Die Zeit Online, June 2017
- “How will the UK’s Brexit Vote establish its marginalised populations?“, The Establishment (US), June 2016.