The 15th International Symposium on Dutch Jewish History and Culture, ‘The imperial turn in Dutch Jewish History’, has been postponed to 4-5 October 2021. As compensation and appetizer, we are organizing on June 2nd an online round table on the topic:

Do we need to decolonize Dutch-Jewish History, and, if so, how?

Monique Alberts, Head Librarian/archivistat the Mongui Maduro Library and Museum on Curacao
Prof. Aviva ben Ur, University of Massachusetts Amherst, author of: Jewish Autonomy in a Slave Society: Suriname in the Atlantic World, 1651-1825
Prof. Sina Rauschenbach, Universität Potsdam, expert on early modern Jewish History
Dr. Bart Wallet, VU/UvA, expert on Dutch Jewish History
Moderator: Prof. Jessica Roitman, VU

Date: June 2nd 2021
Time: 17:00-18:30
Registration: mail to with subject ‘round table’. Before the event you will get an invitation with a link to participate.