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

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

Monique Alberts, Head Librarian/archivist at 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: 2 June 2021
Time: 17:00-18:30 CET
Registration: mail to with subject ‘round table’. Before the event you will get an invitation with a link to participate.