Affiliated Researchers

The Global Interactions profile area aims to be an intellectual platform for researchers who are interested in issues of globalisation, both historically and in modern times.

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Dr. José Carlos G. Aguiar
Institute for History (Latin American Studies)

Keywords: illegal commodity chains; borders; security policies; piracy; urban space; Latin America 

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Dr. Marlous van den Akker
Institute for Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology (African Studies) 

Keywords: African nature and wildlife conservation; nature/culture division in heritage debates; UNESCO World Heritage; Kenya

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Dr. Cátia Antunes
Institute for History (Economic and Social History)

Keywords: early modern globalisation; commercial and social networks world wide; cross-cultural business networks in the Atlantic

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Dr. Bart Barendregt
Institute for Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology (SE Asian Studies)

Keywords: popular and digital culture; Southeast Asian performance; new and mobile media; (Islamic) pop music

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Dr. Gabrielle van den Berg
Leiden Institute for Area Studies (SMES Persian Studies)

Keywords: Persian epic tradition; literary history of Central Asia; cultural heritage and history of Ismailis of Tajik Badakshan;Pamir languages

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Prof. dr. John Bintliff
Faculty of Archaeology (Mediterranean)

Keywords: Mediterranean archaeology; landscape archaeology; archaeological theory; classical archaeology; (post)-medieval archaeology

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Dr. Lindsay Black
Leiden Institute for Area Studies (SAS China)

Keywords: East/Southeast Asia; international relations theory and East Asian regionalism; contemporary maritime affairs in East/Southeast Asia, human security in East Asia; Japan’s international relations

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Dr. Remco Breuker
Leiden Institute for Area Studies (SAS Korea)

Keywords: Northeast Asia and its interactions with Asia and Eurasia; Mongol Empire; global history

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Prof.dr. Mirjam de Bruijn
Institute for History (African History)

Keywords: Cameroon; Chad; Mali; nomadism; youth and children; social (in)security; poverty marginality/social and economic exclusion violence slavery and human rights

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Dr. Jelle Bruning
LIAS (SMES-Arabic Studies)

Keywords: Islamic history; Arabic papyrology

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Prof. dr. Léon Buskens
Leiden Institute for Area Studies (SMES)

Keywords: Islam; Islamic law; Morocco; anthropology of Muslim societies

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Dr. E.B. (Eithne) Carlin
Leiden University Centre for Linguistics (Native American Languages)

Keywords: Linguistics; anthropological linguistics; Amerindian languages; Cariban languages; Arawakan languages; Guianas

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Dr. Michelle Carmody
Institute for History (Political History)

Keywords: Latin America, human rights, transnationalism, democratization

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Prof. dr. Katarzyna J. Cwiertka
Leiden Institute for Area Studies (SAS Japan)

Keywords: culinary globalisation; transnational connections and war

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Dr. Dorrit van Dalen
Africa Studies Center

Keywords: intellectual history,Islam, Africa, hidden economy


Dr. Jan Gerrit Dercksen
Leiden Institute for Area Studies (SMES OCMW)

Keywords: Ancient Near East, trade colonies, migration, economic history.

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Dr. Bleda During
Faculty of Archaeology (Near East)

Keywords: Pre- and protohistory of Asia Minor; Neolithisation; Chalcolithic Societies; Reconstructing Communities; Archaeological Surface Survey; Settlement Analysis; Archaeology of Imperialism

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Dr. Crystal Ennis
Leiden Institute for Area Studies (SMES International Political Economy)

Keywords: global political economy; Gulf / Arabian Peninsula; international relations; labour; migration; innovation; entrepreneurship; oil; south-south cooperation; comparative politics; development studies


Prof. dr. Caroline van Eck 
LUCAS (Art History)

Keywords: Meaning, viewing and interpretation in the visual arts and architecture; Architectural theory of the classical tradition; English art and architecture 1600-1715.

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Dr. Karwan Fatah-Black
Institute for History (Global History)

Keywords: Early modern Global and Atlantic history; Maritime history; Dutch slavery and slave trade; Smuggling and contraband trade

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Dr. Marie Faveaux
Institute for History (Medieval History)

Keywords: Central Asia; Medieval History; Jochid dynasties (Golden Horde); Mamluk Sultanate; Oriental diplomatics (chancellery documents, diplomatic letters, archives); Trade and diplomacy within the Mediterranean, the Black Sea and the East-European areas (13th-16th C.); Eurasian Empires; Russian History

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Dr. Jeff Fynn-Paul
Institute for History (Economic and Social History)

Keywords: Economic and social history of Europe and the Mediterranean 1300-present; urban institutions, state formation, public debt, class, and slavery in relation to economic growth

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Dr. Alex Geurds
Faculty of Archaeology (Caribbean and Amazonia)

Keywords: Central America; social history of interaction and exchange in Lower Central America during the pre-Hispanic period; increased collaboration between archaeology and anthropology

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Prof. dr. Jan-Bart Gewald
Institute for History (African History)

Keywords: Rwanda; Namibia; Ghana; Niger; genocide; trans-desert trade; pan-Africanism; spirit possession; Dutch development cooperation; Africa in the context of globalisation

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Dr. Mohammed Ghaly
Institute for Religious Studies

Keywords: Islam; medical ethics; religion and science; Muslims in the West; Western bioethics

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Prof. dr. Jos Gommans
Institute for History (Colonial and Global History)

Keywords: South Asian history; colonial history; world history; globalisation; geopolitics; overseas expansion; history and sources of the VOC; South Asian Islam; nomads

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Dr. Maartje Janse
Insitute for History (Dutch History)

Keywords: Dutch and transational modern history; political culture and cultural history; reform, social movements and protests; civil society and democratization; transfer and histoire croisée

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Prof. dr. Frans A.J. de Haas
Institute for Philosophy

Keywords: ancient philosophy; philosophy and the sciences; globalisation by teaching

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Prof. dr. Manon van der Heijden
Institute for History (Comparative Urban History)

Keywords: history of criminal justice, the family, urban finances, citizenship, civil society and public services

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Ilona Heijnen MA
Faculty of Archaeology (Mesoamerica and the Andes)

Keywords: colonial contact in Mesoamerica; Spanish astrological almanac; Nahuatl; cultural interaction

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Prof. dr. Corinne Hofman
Dean, Faculty of Archaeology (Caribbean)

Keywords: Caribbean; island archaeology; mobility and exchange; pre-colonial cosmovision; Antillean and Aruban heritage

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Dr. Isabel Hoving 
LUCAS (Literary Studies) 

Keywords: interculturality, globalization, gender, sexuality, nature, postcolonial literary theory, theories of migration

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Prof. dr. Maarten Jansen
Faculty of Archaeology (Indigenous heritage, Mesoamerica and Andes)

Keywords: archaeology; Mexico; indigenous people; Indian cultures; Mixtecs

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Idrees Kanth
LIAS (SAS Kashmir)

Keywords: History of South Asia; Kashmir; problems of history writing in conflict zones; communities; resistance histories; ethnic movements; narratives of commemoration; uses of the past in making communal and national claims

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Prof. dr. O.E. Kaper (Olaf)
Leiden Institute for Area Studies (SMES Egyptology)

keywords: Late Period and Greco-Roman Egypt

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Prof. dr. Pieter teur Keurs
Institute for Cultural Anthropology (Material Culture and Museums)

keywords: Material culture, Cultural heritage, Museum anthropology, Indonesia, Dutch collecting practices in the Mediterranean

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Dr. Jouni-Matti Kuukkanen
Institute for Philosophy

Keywords: historiography of science; philosophy; localism; theories of delocalisation; universality; globality

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Prof. dr. Luuk de Ligt 
Institute for History (Ancient History)

Keywords: Social and economic history, demography, roman republic, legal sources, epigraphy

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Prof. dr. Leo Lucassen
Institute for History (Social and Economic History)

Keywords: migration; integration; urbanisation; global history; comparative history; police and criminality; social control; bureaucratisation; aliens policy; gypsies and travelling groups

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Dr. Sabine Luning
Institute for Cultural Anthropology (African Studies)

Keywords: Economy; Religion and Religious Ideas; Corporate Social Responsibility; Resource Politics; Migration; Africa

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Dr. Marianne Maeckelbergh 
Institute for Cultural Anthropology

Keywords: Global Politics, Democracy, Social Movements, Development, South Asia

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Dr. Ethan Mark
Leiden Institute for Area Studies (SAS Japan)

Keywords: modern Japanese history; Japanese imperialism; social and cultural history of the 1920s-1940s; modern Indonesian history; pan-Asianism; colonization and decolonization 

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Dr. Liesbeth Minnaard
LUCAS (Literary Studies)

Keywords: literature of migration; postcolonial studies; multiculturality; comparative literature

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Dr. Oliver Moore 
Leiden Institute for Area Studies (SAS China)

Keywords: Chinese art history, material culture, language

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Dr. Johannes Müller
LUCAS (German Literature)

Keywords: early modern transnational networks; religion and migration; religious dissenters; cultural memory; migrant literature

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Dr. Carolyn Nakamura 
Institute for History  

Keywords: material culture; social archaeology; anthropology of magic and ritual; urbanism; poltics of heritage; informal networks anc economies; Ancient Near East; South Asia; prehistoric Anatolia  

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Dr. Oliver Nieuwenhuijse
Faculty of Archaeology (Ancient Near East)

Keywords: Pre- and proto-history of Upper Mesopotamia;The archaeology of social identity; Settlement archaeology; Late Neolithic ceramic styles

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Dr. Kiri Paramore
Leiden Institute for Area Studies (SAS-Japan)

Keywords: Confusianism; state-religion relations; Early Modern Japan

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Dr. Damian Pargas
Institute for History

Keywords: Economic and social history; Comparative history; North American slavery and emancipation; Migration in the Atlantic world; American racial and labor relations

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Dr. Elena Paskaleva
Leiden Institute for Area Studies (SAS Central Asia)

Keywords: Timurid landscape; cosmocratic architecture; visual representations of Paradise in Islamic, Buddhist and Hindu iconography; comparative mythology; religious studies

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Prof. dr. Peter Pels
Institute for Cultural Anthropology (African Studies)

Keywords: ethics; politics in Africa; modern religions; colonial history; political imagination

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Prof. dr. Frank Pieke 
Leiden Insitute for Area Studies (SAS China) 

Keywords: Modern Chinese studies; social anthropology; Chinese communist party; administrative modernization; local politics; migration and overseas communities; migration policies and development

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Dr. Ksenia Robbe
LUCAS (Comparative Literature)

Keywords:

South African literatures and cultures, 20th-century Russian literature, transregional studies, memory studies, cultural translation

 


Dr. Ratna Saptari
Institute for Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology (SE Asian Studies)

Keywords: Migration; social movements; labour; gender; oral history; South East Asia

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Dr. Florian Schneider
Leiden Institute for Area Studies (SAS-China)

Keywords: Politics and Economics of Modern China; Chinese Media; China in International Relations; (Visual) Political Communication in China; Traditional Chinese Political Thought

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Dr. Alicia Schrikker
Institute for History (Colonial History, SE Asia)

Keywords: intersections of empires; colonial law; natural disasters in colonial Indonesia

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Prof.dr. M.L.J.C. Schrover
Institute for History (Social and Economic History)

Keywords: history of gender, ethnicity and class; history of migration and social differences

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Prof. dr. Petra Sijpesteijn
Leiden Institute for Area Studies (SMES)

Keywords: papyrology; Egypt; early Islam; medieval mediterranean history

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Prof. dr. Ineke Sluiter 
LUCAS (Classical Languages and Culture Greek)

Keywords: cultural identity; ancient ideas on language; freedom of speech; public debates and the use of value discourse; connection between classics and the modern world

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Dr. Till Sonnemann
Faculty of Archaeology (Caribbean)

Keywords: landscape archaeology and heritage; Caribbean Indigenous landscapes; predictive modelling; GIS, remote sensing and geophysics techniques

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Aniek Smit MA
Institute for History (Social and Economic History)

Keywords: global movements of expats and career migrants; Dutch-Indonesian networks

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Dr. Carolien Stolte
Institute for History (Modern History)

Keywords: South Asian history; international relations history; independence movements and decolonization

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Mayuka Tanabe
Leiden Institute for Area Studies (SMES)

Keywords: Imazighen in North Africa; anthropology of work; identification process and discourse practice

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Dr. Joanita Vroom
Faculty of Archaeology (Near East and the Mediterranean)

Keywords: Eastern Mediterranean; Byzantine archaeology; Islamic archaeology; Ottoman archaeology; material culture (ceramics, glass, small finds); dining habits and cuisine

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Dr. Miguel John Versluys
Faculty of Archaeology (Rome and Mediterranean)

Keywords: archaeology; romanisation; ancient globalisation; Rome and the Other

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Dr. Shu-Li Wang
Faculty of Archaeology (Heritage)

Keywords: Critical Heritage Studies, Museum Studies, Cultural Policy, Anthropology, China

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Dr. Mark Westmoreland
Institute for Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology (Visual Anthropology)

Keywords: visual ethnography; art and ethnography;  contemporary Arab visual culture; media aesthetics; contentious politics; practice-based visual research methods

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Prof. Dr. Nira Wickramasinghe
Leiden Institute for Area Studies (SAS)

Keywords:  identity politics, everyday life under colonialism; the relationship between state and society in modern South Asia; late colonial and modern Sri Lanka;  politics of dress; civil society; citizens and migrants; and objects of consumption; Indian Ocean histories

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Prof. dr. Kitty Zijlmans
LUCAS (Art History)

Keywords: contemporary art (history) and theory; methodology; art and globalisation; interculturalisation; World Art Studies

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