Doreen van den Boogaart, MA
Doreen van den Boogaart (1994) studied history at Leiden University. For her ReMA Colonial and Global History in 2019, she carried out thesis research in the Sri Lanka National Archives in Colombo. She worked on the Slavery exhibition at the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam from 2018 to 2020. In the Dutch colonial archives, she searches for traces of slavery, resistance and the experience of colonialism in the Indian Ocean region.
As of February 2021 Doreen is a provenance researcher in a joint research project of NIOD, Rijksmuseum Amsterdam and the National Museum for World Cultures, PPROCE. She is also Young Ambassador at Stichting Nederland-Sri Lanka (The Netherlands-Sri Lanka Foundation).