Studia 48(2) is out

Read in this issue: Julia van der Krieke on how the Jews of Constantinople assisted in the settlement of Jewish in the Republic, Jason G. Perlman on the political activities of the Jewish community in Dutch Brazil in the 17th century, Daniella Zaidman-Mauer on a 19th century Dutch Jewish vaccination campaign against smallpox, Marianka Spanjaard on the Dutch representation of diplomatic interests of Israel in Poland, and much more


Inaugural lecture Jessica Roitman

“Jews, History, and Home-making: Colonial Contradictions and Contemporary Challenges”

Inaugural Lecture Jessica Roitman at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam Wednesday the 29th of March at 15.45 in the aula of the Vrije Universiteit.


Humans, Monkeys, Injustice

Humans, Monkeys, Injustice A theatrical reading of Jewish German drama in nineteenth century Berlin Reading of Ludwig Robert’s play, Der Pavian, ein Trauerspiel, from 1824, about a baboon that symbolizes the treatment of German Jews. The reading will be introduced by Ezra Engelsberg (DIA), and commented upon by Deborah Hertz (University of California)


Studia 1(48)

The new Studia Rosenthaliana is out, with articles on the philosophical vision of the 17th century Jewish author Penso de la Vega on the Amsterdam stock market, on the first Jewish medical student in Leiden, and the intriguing Early Modern residents of the Amsterdam Jewish quarter Vlooienburg


The Betrayal of Anne Frank: A Refutation

22-3-2022 20:00-21:30 in Aula UvA, Singel 411, Amsterdam (hosted by Spui25)

During this event, a collective team of Dutch historians presents a bilingual Dutch-English report in which they critically review the main arguments of The Betrayal of Anne Frank.(in English)

Bart Wallet (University of Amsterdam)
Raymund Schütz (Haags Gemeentearchief)
Laurien Vastenhout (NIOD)
Aaldrik Hermans (independent historian)
Bart van der Boom (Leiden University)
Hanco Jürgens (DIA)