Position: 
Research assistant
Email: 
t.wals@niod.knaw.nl
Tel: 
+31 (0)20-5233800

Tobias Wals (1993) studied European Studies and Slavic (Russian) in Amsterdam and Leuven (Belgium), He lived for one and a half year in Kiev and wrote a novel about the city: Kiev op de bodem van een glas (Van Oorschot, 2017). He also translated the Ukrainian novel Vorosjylovhrad written by Serhi Zjadan. Since April 2019, he has been working four days a week on the Barbyn Jar project of Dr. Karel Berkhoff at NIOD. On the fifth day he writes and translates, and thinks about an interesting promotional subject.