Conferences

Selection of public appearances

May 2017                   CODART 20: International conference ‘Deep Storage or Open Depot: Access to the ‘Hidden’ Collections’. Keynote lecture: ‘Holding on to the Past, Preparing for the Future: Heritage and Depots in Times of Crisis and Transformation’

May 2017                   Digital Memory of the Shoah: international seminar in Warsaw. Organization and chairing

March 2017                POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews, Warsaw: International conference ‘Museums and Their Publics at Sites of Conflicted History’. Paper: ‘Self-inscription at the Hollandsche Schouwburg, Amsterdam: the latent indexicality of in situ memorial museums’

June 2016                     Huizinga Institute Summer School ‘European Contested Heritage & the Politics of Commemoration’. Lecture: ‘Signs of the Shoah’ & table discussion.

May 2015                     University of Amsterdam: International workshop ‘Colonial Ruin’. Organization, chair and respondent

November 2013          University of Amsterdam: International conference ‘Competing Memories’. Invited speaker, paper: ‘Superimposition and self-inscription. Chair of keynote by prof. dr. Ellen Rutten

April 2013                    Huizinga Institute: PhD Symposium. Invited speaker, paper: ‘The Hollandsche Schouwburg as a spatial configuration’

December 2012          NIAS Symposium: ‘Travelling memories of terror and war’. Organization & paper: ‘The Shoah in Minahasa? Familial heritage in a post-colonial setting’

June 2012                    University of Gothenburg, inaugural conference of Critical Heritage Studies. Paper: ‘Heritage as a cultural and historical process’

April 2011                   Duitsland Instituut Amsterdam: Graduiertenkolleg mit Aleida Assmann. Invited speaker, paper: ‘The Hollandsche Schouwburg as stage for the performance of memory’