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The Chair was held by prof. E. Gans until October 2016. On December 15, 2016, Professor Gans held her valedictory oration titled "Het Belang van een Joods Perspectief" (The Importance of a Jewish Perspective).

Prof. Gans' activities ranged from writing a two-part biography on the lives of Jaap and Ischa Meijer, to leading a project with three post-docs about contemporary anti-Semitism and lecturing about, among others, Jewish family life. 

The Chair is currently held vacant.