Tamara Hartman, originally from the Netherlands, holds a BA in International Development from Wageningen University. After developing an interest in postcolonial and black feminist theory, Tamara chose to continue her studies at Utrecht University where she is currently obtaining an MA in Gender studies. For her internship and thesis she is researching the archive of Joan Ferrier, a pioneer in the Black Migrant Refugee Women’s Movement in the Netherlands. Tamara enjoys writing articles as a freelance journalist in her search to understand her Hindu-Surinamese Dutch identity. Her plans for the future include enrolling in a second masters in colonial history, where she hopes to further research blind spots in our history books.
Updated May 2020
More from Tamara Hartman
The Invaluable Power of Women: The Heritage of Joan Ferrier
On Thursday, September 30, 2021, the Atria Kennisinstituut, in collaboration with Humanity in Action Netherlands, hosted the online event THE INVALUABLE POWER OF WOMEN: THE HERITAGE OF JOAN FERRIER. As part of her Action Project, Fellow Tamara Hartman (2020 John Lewis Fellowship) has been researching the archives of Joan Ferrier. During this evening, we payed tribute to Ferrier's work and life, in which intersectionality and emancipation were a common thread.
John Lewis Fellows Final Presentations 2020
In 2020, Fellows of the Humanity in Action John Lewis Fellowship prepared final presentations on their experiences and learnings from the four-week program.
Healing Justice: An Interactive Webinar
John Lewis Fellowship 2020 Fellows create an interactive webinar on the activist applications of healing justice.
Humanity in Action The Netherlands Announces the 2020 Dutch Fellows Cohort
From a competitive pool of applicants, 16 Fellows from the Netherlands were selected to join the 2020 Humanity in Action Fellows cohort.