All Articles about History
The Diary Keepers
Research Fellow Nina Siegal is an Amsterdam-based New York Times journalist who has frequently covered Nazi-looted art restitution and other World War II related topics for the newspaper. She has now expanded the project into a book within the book she will publish diaries from the Holocaust time, which are telling the story of the war from multiple, but often overlapping, perspectives.
Moving Towards A More Inclusive and Future-Oriented Dutch National Commemoration.
Lisa and Lecyca researched to what extent the Dutch National Remembrance is inclusive and sustainable, and how we can use lessons from the past to guide us into a more inclusive future.
Sinti and Roma Holocaust Remembrance and Commemoration in The Netherlands.
Georgeta's project aimed to raise awareness and share knowledge about the Roma and Sinti Holocaust in the Netherlands and Europe.
Akarani Bono Awowa // Amsterdam Dance Event.
Together with her aunt, Caitlin Schaap sought to combat social injustice by sharing Ka'lina stories with Ka'lina esthetic values.
Monumental Histories: Black Archival Practice and the Interpretation of Racist Visual Culture
Alfred Landecker Democracy Fellow Tsione Wolde-Michael is a Curator of African American Social Justice History at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History. This project will engage young archaeologists, community members, and local activists to creatively address the current challenges and strategically diversify the field of heritage work.
Teen Flying University / Latający Uniwersytet Młodzieży
Alfred Landecker Democracy Fellow Tomasz Cebulski founded a research and historical interpretation center, POLIN TRAVEL. He is an experienced genealogist and licensed tour leader in Poland and Central Europe. His project is a “Teen Flying University” ( or "Latający Uniwersytet Młodzieży" in Polish) and it will teach local history to help build a global future.
Alfred Landecker Democracy Fellow Noufel Bouzenboudja is a writer and artist from North Africa who mixes art with active citizenship projects. Noufel’s project will be the creation and implementation of an online platform called #PremiereLigne to disseminate stories of Paris banlieue residents.
Oy Vey Acts
Alfred Landecker Democracy Fellow Lievnath Faber works on co-creating a Jewish hub, Oy Vey, in the city center of Amsterdam, right in the middle of the former Jewish quarter. Lievnath’s idea is to create a lasting connection between the Jewish activists and the broader activist community in The Netherlands, specifically in Amsterdam. This will create a civic revolution against populist, nationalist, and racist forces in our society who benefit from the current antagonism between these communities.
Cross-Cultural Solidarity - A Raisin in the Sun
Alfred Landecker Democracy Fellow Asha Iman Veal explores cross-cultural solidarity across communities that are often kept apart by geographic or political distance. She is the organizer for a contemporary art exhibition that explores and reactivates global interpretations of the classic story A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry.
#BLACKLIVESMATTER IN EUROPE - A Transnational Movement Influencing Policy Agendas?
Senior Fellow Folashade Ajayi organized an event on the topic "#BLACKLIVESMATTER IN EUROPE - A Transnational Movement Influencing Policy Agendas?" This online-event took place on December 2nd, 2020.