Current research


The study of Transitional Justice analyses the mechanisms at work in the political context of regime change.

The PARTHENOS project aims at strengthening the cohesion of research in the broad sector Heritage.

This project focuses on societal change through the prism of popular music.

A study of the dynamics of archaeological knowledge production and heritage formation in Indonesia.

Research about post-war developments in Japan and the Netherlands.

Research programme about Indonesian Chinese families in the Dutch East Indies/Indonesia.

The international EHRI project creates online access tot Holocaust-related sources. 


An in-depth study of the use of propaganda by the Indonesians during 1945-1949.

The Pilot Project Provenance Research on Objects of the Colonial Era (PPROCE) is a project of the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, the National Museum of World Cultures a

Ever since the liberation in 1945, the NIOD Institute for War, Holocaust, and Genocide Studies has collected many, often personal documents from the World War II er

Reseacrh into impact of this project in Holocaust education in the Netherlands.

This project focuses on the supply and demand of World War II information on Wikipedia.

This project examines how the world wars are represented and interpreted in the popular medium of comics.

This edited volume is dedicated to national-socialist archaeology as a Europe-wide phenomenon


The project aims to create a database of the Holocaust victims killed at the camp Old Fairground.

This project brings together important archival collections on Jewish Councils from seven different countries in Europe

This research explores compensation payments to (Jewish) victims of World War II in the Netherlands and how the policies of the late 1990s became a reference-point for pres

PhD-project on social responses to the Dutch food crisis in the period 1944-1946.

This project develops a tool to map and visualize localized memory of mass violence.

Investigation into the role of the NLRC before, during and in the aftermath of World War II.

Describing caricatures made by the controversial national socialist Maarten Meuldijk.

History of how the Dutch were involved, during the 1940s, in the Second World War and the process of decolonisation.

The story of the wartime murders at the Babi Yar ravine (Kiev, Ukraine) in 1941.

This project aims to further improve the searchability of Loe de Jong’s work The Kingdom.

Research about the transnational repertoire of mass movements between 1918-1940.

This project focuses on the role of Japanese business in the social and economic transformations of Asia.

This biography of father and son links the family history with the collective history of Jews in the Netherlands.

Broad cultural-historical investigation into the cultural mentality in the Netherlands in the interwar period.