dr. Kelly Breemen
Dr. Kelly Breemen is a researcher at NIOD, where she conducts academic research on heritage issues and themes in a broader sense. She is involved in the NWA project Pressing Matter: Ownership, Value and the Question of Colonial Heritage in Museums.
Kelly studied Law at Utrecht University (honours bachelor Utrecht Law College, cum laude 2010) and Information Law at the University of Amsterdam (research master Institute for Information Law (IViR), cum laude 2012). In 2018, she received her PhD from the University of Amsterdam with a thesis entitled: Legal Shape-shifting: On the Protection of Traditional Cultural Expressions and Crossing the Boundaries between Copyright, Cultural Heritage and Human Rights Law (Institute for Information Law, University of Amsterdam June 2018; Eleven International Publishing 2020). Her research interests lie at the intersection of art, culture & law, interdisciplinary research and the bringing together of lines in various fields such as intellectual property law, cultural heritage and human rights. She is also active as a researcher in the field of information law.