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Thijs Porck Europe

Expertise

Anglo-Saxon Studies, Beowulf, Historical Linguistics, Medieval Studies, Old Age, Old English Language, Tolkien

Region

Europe, England

Hoko Horii Asia & Oceania

Expertise

Child Marriage, Human Rights Law, Indonesian Law and Society, Japanese Law and Society, Law, Governance and Development

Region

Japan, Indonesia

Gerrit Dusseldorp Europe

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Palaeolithic, Later Stone Age, Middle Stone Age, evolution, hunter-gatherers, protection of archaeological heritage

Region

Northwest Europe, South Africa

Maikel Kuijpers Europe

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Prehistoric Europe, Bronze Age, craftmanship and skill, material culture, archaeology

Peter-Alexander Kerkhof Europe

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Indo-European linguistics, Historical linguistics, Old Germanic philology, Old Romance and Old Celtic languages

Karwan Fatah-Black Europe

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Dutch colonial history, early modern history, history of slavery, maritime history, migration, globalisation

Region

Early Modern Atlantic World, the Netherlands, Suriname

Duncan Money Africa

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Labour, mining, migration, race

Region

Zambia, Southern Africa, Central Africa

Abdourahmane Idrissa Africa

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States and institutions, political Islam and political secularism, modern and premodern history

Region

Niger, Sahel, Burkina Faso, Mali, Senegal, Nigeria

Dorrit van Dalen Africa

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History of Islam, intellectual history, human rights

Region

West-Africa, Chad

Angus Mol Europe

Expertise

Interface of digital media & the past, digital culture, videogames, digital humanities, digital archaeology

Jingjing Li Asia & Oceania

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Chinese philosophy, East Asian Buddhist philosophy, feminist philosophy, Neo-confucianism

Region

East Asia

Stephen Harris Asia & Oceania

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Indian philosphy, Buddhist philosophy, cross-cultural philosophy

Region

India, China, Greece

Ahab Bdaiwi Middle East

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Arabic philosophy, Islamic studies, medieval studies

Douglas Berger Asia & Oceania

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Cross-cultural philosophy, Chinese, Indian and German philosophy

Region

China, India

Marijke van der Wal Europe

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History of Dutch language, historical sociolinguistics, historiography

Region

The Netherlands

Marina Terkourafi Europe

Expertise

Sociolinguistics, modern Greek, cognitive linguistics, experimental linguistics

Region

Cyprus

Niels Schiller Array

Expertise

Psycho- and Neurolinguistics

Johan Rooryck Europe

Expertise

French and Dutch linguistics

Sasha Lubotsky Europe

Expertise

Indo-European Linguistics, historical linguistics

Janet Grijzenhout Europe

Expertise

English linguistics, language acquisition, language change, Germanic languages

Sjef Barbiers Europe

Expertise

Dutch linguistics

Region

the Netherlands

Loes Oudenhuijsen Africa

Expertise

sexuality, gender norms, agenxy, political economy, Islam, secularity

Region

Senegal

Tycho van der Hoog Africa

Expertise

African history, Korean history, African-Korean relations, liberation wars, international relations

Region

Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe

Henk te Velde Europe

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Dutch history

Region

The Netherlands

Marlou Schrover Europe

Expertise

Gender, class, ethnicity, social history, migration history

Region

The Netherlands

Bernhard Rieger Europe

Expertise

European history in global contexts, neoliberalism

Region

Germany, Britain, the USA, and Mexico

Isabelle Duyvesteyn Array

Expertise

Global history, international relations, terrorism, warfare.

Monika Baar Europe

Expertise

Historiography, cultural history, political thought, marginality and disability

Region

Central Europe, Austria

Edmund Amann Latin America & Caribbean

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Regulation, innovation, development and foreign direct investment.

Region

Brazil

Lidewyde Berckmoes Africa

Expertise

Conflict, children and youth, intergenerational transmission, resilience, violence

Region

Rwanda, Burundi

Harry Wels Africa

Expertise

Nature conservation, human-animal studies

Region

South Africa, Southern Africa

Marike van Aerde Asia & Oceania

Expertise

Afro-Eurasian trade connectivity, silk roads, Mediterranean archaeology

Region

Central Asia, East Africa

Sandrine Gallois Africa

Expertise

Human-environment relations, biocultural diversity, cultural transmission, childhood, learning, ethnoecology, social-ecological systems and science-policy interface

Region

The Congo region

Tymon de Haas Europe

Expertise

Classical & Mediterranean Archaeology, historical development of Rome, pottery, economic systems

Region

Rome, Roman Italy

Andrzej Antczak Latin America & Caribbean

Expertise

Pre-colonial and early colonial archaeology, theory and method in the study of the social past, materiality, non-western ontologies, community archaeology.

Region

Southeastern Caribbean

Helbertijn Krudop Middle East

Expertise

The restoration history of the museum’s Egyptian collection, old restoration materials, and the ethics of restoration over the years.

Region

Egypt

Renske Dooijes Middle East

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Restoration of ceramics and glass, restoration of (prehistoric) pottery, archaeological field preservation, the history of restoration and restoration techniques

Region

The Mediterranean region and the Near East

Petra Hogenboom Middle East

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Papyrology, history of the Egyptian Late Period and Graeco-Roman period, history of collecting Egyptian antiquities and early development of museum collections

Region

Egypt

Daniël Soliman Middle East

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Egyptology, sculpture from the Middle and New Kingdom and its social and administrative aspects, the art market and the trade in pharaonic antiquities

Region

Egypt

Jasper de Bruin Europe

Expertise

Roman archaeology, rural communities, exchange mechanisms

Region

Northwest Europe in Roman times

Annachiara Raia Africa

Expertise

African languages literatures, Islamic poetry in Africa, orality and literacy, Swahili literature and practices

Region

Eastern Africa, Kenya

Jürgen Zangenberg Array

Expertise

Ancient Judaism, early Christianity

Region

Ancient Greece, Rome

Sybille Lammes Europe

Expertise

Digital culture, game and play studies, media-studies

Stijn Bussels Europe

Expertise

Early modern art, architectural history, early modern theatre

Region

The Low Countries, Rome

Wim van Anrooij Europe

Expertise

Medieval Dutch literature

Carmen van den Bergh Europe

Expertise

Italian literature, (neo)realism in film and literature

Manon van der Heijden Europe

Expertise

Urban history, social history, history of citizenship, gender history

Region

the Low countries

Sebastiaan Berntsen Middle East

Expertise

History of Near East studies

Marten Stol Middle East

Expertise

Assyriology, history of the Old Babylonian period, Babylonian medicine

Region

Babylon

Lucy Bennison-Chapman Middle East

Expertise

Near Eastern Archeology, administration systems, early writing, material culture, symbolism

Region

Anatolia, Mesopotamia, Levant

Carolien Jacobs Africa

Expertise

Legal anthropology, law, governance, international development, conflict

Region

Congo, Mozambique

Janine Ubink Africa

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African law and governance, customary law, land law and policy, gender, transitional justice, legal empowerment

Region

Ghana, Namibia, Malawi, Somalia, South Africa

Cees Heere North-America

Expertise

Anglo-American relations, empire and colonialism, transnational history, migration and border control

Region

United States, United Kingdom

Dario Fazzi North-America

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US social and foreign policy history, peace history, transatlantic history

Region

United States

Nadia Sonneveld Africa

Expertise

Family law, Legal rights, Migration

Region

Morocco, North Africa

Ariadne Schmidt Europe

Expertise

Early modern social and economic history, Gender history, Labour history, Urban history, Women's work, Institutions

Region

Netherlands, Leiden

Max Bader Russia & Caucasus

Expertise

Russian studies, Politics, Democratisation, Corruption, Elections, Eurasia

Region

Russia, Ukraine

Martijn Manders Europe

Expertise

Cultural heritage, maritime archaeology underwater archaeology

Koen de Ceuster Asia & Oceania

Expertise

History of modern Korea, socio-cultural history of colonial Korea, historiography and the politics of memory in contemporary Korea, Inter-Korean affairs and North Korean art theory & practice.

Region

Korea

Sara Polak North-America

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American studies, Cultural analysis, Cultural history, Memory studies, Public history, Disability studies, Psychoanalysis and storytelling.

Region

United States, England

Eduard van der Bilt North-America

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American intellectual history, Political theory, African American history.

Region

United States, Africa

Damian Pargas North-America

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Economic and social history, Comparative history, North American slavery and emancipation, Migration in the Atlantic world, American racial and labor relations.

Region

United States

Wouter Veenendaal Latin America & Caribbean

Expertise

Politics and democracy in small states, Political representation, Political competition, Foreign policy, Institutional legitimacy in small jurisdictions

Region

Dutch Caribbean islands

Bart Luttikhuis Asia & Oceania

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Late colonial history, History of decolonisation, Dutch military operations in Indonesia (1945-1950)

Region

Indonesia

David Kloos Asia & Oceania

Expertise

History and Anthropology of Islam in Southeast Asia

Region

Southeast Asia

Tom Hoogervorst Asia & Oceania

Expertise

Malay linguistics, Lexical borrowing, Maritime archaeology, Conceptual linguistics, Documentation of endangered languages

Region

Southeast Asia

Lara Weiss Middle East

Expertise

Ancient Egypt, Interdisciplinary methods, Museology, Religion studies

Region

Deir el-Medina

Klaas van Walraven Africa

Expertise

French Africa; French empire, decolonization, biography

Region

Niger, West Africa, Central African Republic

Chibuike Uche Africa

Expertise

Political economy, business and financial history, financial institutions regulation and regional integration

Region

Nigeria

Rijk van Dijk Africa

Expertise

Pentecostalism, globalization and transnationalism, migration, youth and healing

Region

Botswana, Ghana, Malawi

Han van Dijk Africa

Expertise

Political decentralization, land tenure, natural resource management and farmer-herder strategies in response to climate variability and development policy

Region

Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Niger

Wouter van Beek Africa

Expertise

Kapsiki-Higi, Dogon, folk tales, oral history, religion, anthropology of religion, tourism, cultural ecology, witchcraft, holy places

Region

Cameroon, Mali, Namibia, South Africa, Southern Africa

Azeb Amha Africa

Expertise

Descriptive and documentary linguistics, anthropological linguistics, sociolinguistics, Omotic languages

Region

Ethiopia

Eliza Steinbock North-America

Expertise

Political Art, Transgender Studies, International Approaches to Gender + Sexuality + Diversity Research, Stigma in Visual Culture

Region

North America, The Netherlands, Germany, South Africa

Crystal Ennis Middle East

Expertise

Gulf political economy, Labour market reform, Entrepreneurship in the Middle East

Jue Wang Asia & Oceania

Expertise

Chinese economy, Global governance, International political economy, International relations

Region

China

Wayne Modest Latin America & Caribbean

Expertise

Museum theory, Cultural heritage, Material and visual culture, Caribbean studies, Slavery, trauma and memory in the Atlantic World, Heritage and citizenship

Maaike Warnaar Middle East

Expertise

Iran, foreign policy, international relations, politics in the Middle East, poststructuralism and constructivism

Region

Iran

Miguel John Versluys Middle East

Expertise

Classical archaeology, cultural interaction

Region

Mediterranean, Egypt, Near East

Maurits Berger Middle East

Expertise

Islam in the West, Islamic law, political Islam, Islam and democracy

Joanita Vroom Middle East

Expertise

Medieval and Post-Medieval archaeology, Byzantine archaeology, Islamic archaeology, Ottoman archaeology, ceramics, dining habits and cuisine

Region

Eastern Mediterranean

Tesse Stek Europe

Expertise

Classical & Mediterranean archaeology, archaeological theory, Roman republican colonization, fieldwork methodology

Region

Italy, Western Mediterranean

David Fontijn Europe

Expertise

European prehistory (Bronze Age, early Iron Age), metalwork, 'ritual' landscapes

Region

Netherlands

André Leliveld Africa

Expertise

Frugal innovation, economy, informal insurance and social-support systems, labour protection

Region

East Africa

Mayke Kaag Africa

Expertise

Social anthropology, Islam, African transnational relations

Region

Senegal, Chad, Cameroon

Luuk de Ligt Europe

Expertise

Social and economic history, demography, Roman republic, legal sources, epigraphy

Region

Ancient Rome, ancient Greece, ancient Mediterranean

Kim Beerden Europe

Expertise

Religions of antiquity, food and foodways in antiquity, history of ancient mentalities

Region

Ancient Greece, ancient Rome, ancient Mediterranean

Egbert Fortuin Russia & Caucasus

Expertise

Russian linguistics, Slavic linguistics, philosophy of language/linguistics

Region

Russia

Ingrid Tieken-Boon van Ostade Europe

Expertise

Historical sociolinguistics English

Region

United Kingdom

Arie Verhagen Europe

Expertise

Cognitive linguistics, language and (cultural) evolution, subjectivity/perspective in grammar and discourse, causality, stylistics

Region

Europe, Netherlands

Maarten Kossmann Africa

Expertise

Berber linguistics, contact linguistics, oral narratives, language contact between Berber languages and Arabic dialects

Region

North Africa, Sahara, Sahel zone

Felix Ameka Africa

Expertise

African linguistics, anthropological linguistics, West African languages

Region

West Africa

Rint Sybesma Asia & Oceania

Expertise

Linguistics, Sinitic and non-Sinitic languages of China

Region

China

Aone van Engelenhoven Asia & Oceania

Expertise

Southeast Asian linguistics, Austronesian, Historical linguistics, Oral traditions

Region

Indonesia , East Timor, Moluccas

Kathryn Wellen Asia & Oceania

Expertise

Early modern Southeast Asian history, Wajorese diaspora, Bugis language, Soppéng dialect, links between statecraft and warfare

Region

Indonesia

Fridus Steijlen Asia & Oceania

Expertise

Anthropology, Contemporary Indonesian history, oral history, ethnic minorities, Moluccans

Region

Indonesia

Willem van der Molen Asia & Oceania

Expertise

History of Malay and Javanese literature, story of Rama and Sita, philology, rhetorics, palaeography

Region

Indonesia

Ward Berenschot Asia & Oceania

Expertise

Ethnic Violence, Political Clientelism and Citizenship, Access to Justice, Religion and Development

Region

India, Indonesia

Jacqueline Vel Asia & Oceania

Expertise

Agrarian law, biofuel politics, socio-legal studies, rural development, agrarian change, local governance

Region

Indonesia, Sumba

Helen Westgeest Europe

Expertise

Contemporary art history, photography, video, interactions in art between East and West

Region

Germany, France, United States, Japan

Adriaan Bedner Asia & Oceania

Expertise

Law, governance, development, courts and dispute resolution, Indonesian law, adat law, environmental law, constitutional law

Region

Southeast Asia, Indonesia

Annemarieke Willemsen Europe

Expertise

Objects of daily use from the Roman era until the 17th century, play, toys, education, family, material culture

Region

Netherlands

Luc Amkreutz Europe

Expertise

Material culture of European Prehistory, middle and early stone age (Mesolithic and Neolithic), hunter-gathers and agricultural societies

Region

Netherlands

Lucas Petit Middle East

Expertise

Archeology, excavation method and theories, grinding stones and other stone objects

Region

Levant, Benin, Burkina Faso

Ruurd Halbertsma Europe

Expertise

Archeology, history, history of archaeological collecting, material culture, museum studies

Region

Ancient Greece, Ancient Rome, Etruria

Mehdi Amineh Asia & Oceania

Expertise

Energy security

Region

Central Asia

Pralay Kanungo Asia & Oceania

Expertise

Indian politics, Indian diaspora, ethnic and communal conflicts, indigenous communities, political anthropology

Region

India

Philippe Peycam Asia & Oceania

Expertise

Heritage studies, history, colonialism

Region

Vietnam, Cambodia

Otto Boele Russia & Caucasus

Expertise

Contemporary Russian literature, Russian cinema, Romanticism, Literary reception and reception history

Region

Russia

Marika Keblusek Europe

Expertise

Art history, early modern museum & collection studies, book and library history, art crime,

Region

United Kingdom, Netherlands

Paul Hoftijzer Europe

Expertise

Book & publishing studies (early modern), Dutch literature

Region

Netherlands

Adriaan van der Weel Europe

Expertise

Book trade, publishing, textual transmission, digital media, English literature, Irish literature

Region

England, Ireland

Caroline van Eck Europe

Expertise

Early modern art, architecture and culture in Europe

Region

Europe

Yra van Dijk Europe

Expertise

Dutch literature, digital culture, ethics, Shoah, memory

Region

Netherlands

Antje Wessels Europe

Expertise

Latin, roman drama, literature of the Silver Age, reception of antiquity (19th/20th Century)

Region

Ancient Rome

Maria Boletsi Europe

Expertise

Greek literature, barbarism, postcolonial literature, literary speech acts, migratory aesthetics and cultural identity in the Balkans

Region

Greece, Balkans

Wilfried van Damme Africa

Expertise

African art, world art studies

Region

Sub-Sahara

Olf Praamstra Europe

Expertise

Dutch literature after 1800, literary criticism, literature of the Dutch East Indies, South African Dutch Literature, reception Dutch literature

Region

Netherlands, Dutch East Indies

Sara Brandellero Latin America & Caribbean

Expertise

Brazilian literature and culture, transatlantic exchange in literature and film

Region

Brazil

Adriana Churampi Latin America & Caribbean

Expertise

Latin-American literature and languages, cultural identity

Region

Andes, Peru, Dominican republic

Evert van Leeuwen North-America

Expertise

Anglo-American fantastic fiction

Region

United States, United Kingdom

Peter Liebregts North-America

Expertise

English language literature, modernism, religion and ethics in literature

Region

United States

Peter Verstraten Europe

Expertise

Literature, film

Frans-Willem Korsten Europe

Expertise

Literature, rhetoric, ideology

Region

Europe

Ernst van Alphen Europe

Expertise

(post) modern literature, visual arts, holocaust

Herman Siemens Europe

Expertise

Continental philosophy, Nietzsche, political philosophy, aesthetics, conflict, law,

Region

Germany

Frans de Haas Europe

Expertise

Ancient and medieval philosophy, Plato, Aristotle, neoplatonism

Region

Ancient Greece

André Gerrits Russia & Caucasus

Expertise

Russian history and politics, international relations

Region

Russia

Pieter ter Keurs Europe

Expertise

Material culture, cultural heritage, museum anthropology

Region

Mediterranean, Netherlands, Indonesia

Kitty Zijlmans Europe

Expertise

Art history, contemporary art, world art studies

Region

Europe

Leo Lucassen Europe

Expertise

Social history, (global) migration, integration, urbanisation, police and criminality, gypsies and travelling groups

Region

Europe

Ineke Sluiter Europe

Expertise

Classical languages and culture

Region

Ancient Greece

Paul Smith Europe

Expertise

French language and culture, Rabelais, Montaigne, animal fables, reception of French literature in the Netherlands

Region

France

Cunera Buijs Russia & Caucasus

Expertise

Anthropology, history, material culture, shamanism

Region

Greenland, Scandinavia, Siberia, Caucasus

Cisca Hoogendijk Middle East

Expertise

Greek papyrology, history of Graeco-Roman and Byzantine Egypt

Region

Egypt

Luit Mols Middle East

Expertise

Islamic art and material culture

Region

West and Central Asia, Middle East

Hans Theunissen Middle East

Expertise

Ottoman and Turkish history & art

Region

Turkey

Judith Frishman Europe

Expertise

Religious studies, Judaism

Region

Western Europe

Asghar Seyed-Gohrab Middle East

Expertise

Persian language and literature, Islamic mysticism

Region

Persia, Iran

Gabrielle van den Berg Middle East

Expertise

Persian language and literature

Region

Persia, Iran, Tajikistan

Annette Schmidt Africa

Expertise

History, archeology, material culture, architecture, tourism

Region

West Africa

Robert Ross Africa

Expertise

Colonial South Africa, slavery, black consumption patterns, global homogenisation of world material culture

Region

South Africa

Maarten Mous Africa

Expertise

African linguistics

Region

Tanzania, Ethiopia, Cameroon, Senegal

Marleen Dekker Africa

Expertise

Development economy, human geography, land reform, social networks

Region

Zimbabwe, Togo, Ethiopia

Mirjam de Bruijn Africa

Expertise

Information and Communication Technologies (ICT's), nomadism, youth and children, social (in)security, poverty, marginality/social and economic exclusion, violence, slavery, and human rights.

Region

Cameroon, Chad, Mali, Central African Republic, Sahel

Akinyinka Akinyoade Africa

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Demography, sociology, fertility dynamics and family planning, human trafficking and forced labor

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West Africa, Nigeria, Ghana

Ton Dietz Africa

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Economic geography, political ecology, agricultural dynamics

Region

Kenya, Ghana

Wonu Veys Asia & Oceania

Expertise

Material culture, history and early contacthistory of Oceania, textiles and clothing, ceremonial objects made by women in West-Polynesia

Region

Oceania

Ab de Jong Middle East

Expertise

Comparative religion, religions of Antiquity, Zoroastrianism and interaction with other religions,

Region

Iran

Carolien Stolte Asia & Oceania

Expertise

History of internationalism, independence movements and decolonization

Region

South Asia, India

Hilde De Weerdt Asia & Oceania

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Chinese intellectual history, political culture, information networks, urban and environmental history

Region

China

Francine Brinkgreve Asia & Oceania

Expertise

Art and material culture of Indonesia, especially Bali, shared collections with Museum Nasional in Jakarta

Region

Southeast Asia, Indonesia, Bali

Marijke Klokke Asia & Oceania

Expertise

Art and material culture, Indonesian archaeology and history (5th BC to 15th AD), intercultural relationships between South and Southeast Asia

Region

South and Southeast Asia

David Henley Asia & Oceania

Expertise

Contemporary Indonesia, nationalism and regionalism, environmental, demographic and agricultural history, colonial expansion, political institutions and ideology, economic development and finance

Region

Southeast Asia, Indonesia

Peter Meel Latin America & Caribbean

Expertise

(Dutch) Caribbean politics and culture, colonisation, decolonisation and regional/global integration, contemporary Surinamese history

Region

Dutch Caribbean, Suriname

Jan Abbink Africa

Expertise

Anthropology, political change and ethnicity, violence and culture, ethnic groups

Region

Northeast Africa, Ethiopia, Somalia

Peter Pels Africa

Expertise

Global Politics, Ethics, Religion and Magic, History of Anthropology, Colonial History, Anthropology of the Future

Region

Global Africa, Tanzania

Sabine Luning Africa

Expertise

Goldmining, Economy, Religion and Religious Ideas, Corporate Social Responsibility, Resource Politics, Migration

Region

Burkina Faso, West Africa

Bart Barendregt Asia & Oceania

Expertise

Anthropology of information society, Islam, performing arts, new and mobile media and popular music.

Region

Southeast Asia, Indonesia

Erik Bähre Africa

Expertise

Economic anthropology, conflict, emotions, methodology, emerging markets, Netherlands, South Africa

Region

South Africa

Gerard Persoon Asia & Oceania

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Environmental anthropology, nature conservation, human-environment interactions, natural resources management

Region

Southeast Asia

Marlena Antczak Latin America & Caribbean

Expertise

Archeology, (Re)construction of past social realities, representational material culture

Region

Venezuelan Caribbean

Willem Adelaar Latin America & Caribbean

Expertise

Amerindian languages, oral literature and cultural history of Native American peoples

Region

Mesoamerica, Andes, Amazone region

Peter Akkermans Middle East

Expertise

Near Eastern Archaeology, Late Neolithic settlement and subsistence in Syria

Region

Near East, Syria

Wil Roebroeks Europe

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Palaeolithic archeology, Neanderthals, human evolution, hunting

Region

Europe

Gerry van Klinken Asia & Oceania

Expertise

Democratisation, regime change, citizenship, Indonesian history

Region

Southeast Asia, Indonesia

Henk Schulte Nordholt Asia & Oceania

Expertise

Contemporary politics in Indonesia, Indonesian and Balinese history, political violence, the anthropology of colonialism

Region

Southeast Asia, Indonesia

Rosemarijn Hoefte Latin America & Caribbean

Expertise

Surinamese history in the 19th and 20th centuries, unfree labor, the Javanese diaspora, and the social-cultural history of small Caribbean communities

Region

Suriname

Marieke Bloembergen Asia & Oceania

Expertise

(post-)colonial history, heritage, archeology, colonial policing, cultural knowledge production, Greater India

Region

South-East Asia, Indonesia

Corinne Hofman Latin America & Caribbean

Expertise

Settlement archaeology, mobility and exchange, Colonial encounters, Ceramic analysis

Region

Caribbean

Gert Oostindie Latin America & Caribbean

Expertise

Dutch colonial history, decolonization of the Dutch empire, ethnicity and migration in the Caribbean and Latin America, postcolonial migration and Dutch national identity

Region

Caribbean, Indonesia

Nanne Timmer Latin America & Caribbean

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Literature in postmodern and postcolonial writing, inter-culturality, migrant literature, gender studies, new media and literature

Region

Latin America

Patricio Silva Latin America & Caribbean

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Contemporary history, political sociology, democratization, the state and social relations

Region

Latin America

Judith Pollmann Europe

Expertise

The Dutch Revolt, Reformation and Counter-Reformation in Europe, memory, news and public opinion

Region

Northern Europe, Netherlands,

Erik-Jan Zurcher Middle East

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Ottoman Empire, Republic of Turkey, the Young Turks, social history, language

Region

Turkey

Jan-Bart Gewald Africa

Expertise

African history, technology and society, history of anthropology

Region

Ghana, Southern Africa

Jos Gommans Asia & Oceania

Expertise

Colonial history, world history, Indian and Mughal history

Region

South Asia

Alicia Schrikker Asia & Oceania

Expertise

Colonial history, VOC, Disasters, Global history

Region

Indonesia, Sri Lanka

Cátia Antunes Latin America & Caribbean

Expertise

Empire, intercontinental connections, economic history

Region

Atlantic World

Johanna Kardux North-America

Expertise

American literature and culture, slavery, gender, trauma and memory studies, migration, 9/11 literature and film

Region

United States

Pieter Hovens North-America

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Native American art and material culture, Dutch-Native American contact, history of anthropology, museumantropologie, etnisch toerisme, zigeunerstudies.

Region

North America

Jacques van der Vliet Middle East

Expertise

Coptic literature and papyrology, Magical, Apocryphal and Gnostic texts, Christian epigraphy of Egypt and Nubia

Region

Egypt

Olaf Kaper Middle East

Expertise

Egyptian religion, Iconography, Cultural history and change

Region

Ancient Egypt

Caroline Waerzeggers Middle East

Expertise

Assyriology, History of Mesopotamia, Political transformations, Establishment of the Persian Empire in Babylonia

Region

Mesopotamia, Jerusalem, Babylonia

Petra Sijpesteijn Middle East

Expertise

Islamic and Arabic Studies, social and economic history of Late Antiquity, Islam and the Medieval Mediterranean, Arabic papyrology

Region

Near East, Middle East

Tsolin Nalbantian Middle East

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Contemporary history, Minorities, Nation state, Diaspora

Region

Syria, Lebanon, Armenia, Middle East

Léon Buskens Middle East

Expertise

Culture, law and Islam in contemporary Middle Eastern societies

Region

Middle East, Southeast Asia

Marian Klamer Asia & Oceania

Expertise

Papuan/Austronesian/Malya languages, Language contact and change, Morpho-syntax and lexicon

Region

Southeast Asia, Indonesia, West New Guinea

Ben Arps Asia & Oceania

Expertise

Language, Religion, Propaganda, Cultural policy, Anthropology.

Region

Indonesia, Java

Nira Wickramasinghe Asia & Oceania

Expertise

State and society in modern South Asia, identity politics, everyday life under colonialism

Region

South Asia, Sri Lanka, India

Jonathan Silk Asia & Oceania

Expertise

Buddhist studies, rise of Buddhism in Asia

Region

South Asia

Peter Bisschop Asia & Oceania

Expertise

Sanskrit and ancient cultures, Sanskrit literature, classical Hinduism

Region

South Asia, India

Remco Breuker Asia & Oceania

Expertise

History, cinema, colonial history, world history

Region

Korea

Ivo Smits Asia & Oceania

Expertise

Arts and cultures, literature and film, bilingualism, Poet-patron networks

Region

Japan

Katarzyna Cwiertka Asia & Oceania

Expertise

Material culture and consumption, history and anthropology of food, anthropology of colonialism and war, globalisation

Region

East Asia, Japan, Korea

Frank Pieke Asia & Oceania

Expertise

Social anthropology, Communist Party, migration and overseas communities, immigration

Region

China

Maghiel van Crevel Asia & Oceania

Expertise

Literature and culture, Chinese language, Poetry

Region

China

Giles Scott-Smith North-America

Expertise

Public Diplomacy, Transatlantic Relations, Transnational Relations, US Foreign Policy, Cold War History, Diplomatic History,

Region

United States