Jong, Rosa de

Rosa de Jong is a student assistant under the supervision of Gert Oostindie and Rosemarijn Hoefte from September until December, 2017. She helps the KITLV with the digitalization of the institute’s research output from 2010 onwards. Rosa currently follows the Research Masters in History and in Philosophy at the University of Amsterdam and she is an editor in chief at Skript Historisch Tijdschrift. For her MA thesis, she researches the lives of over one hundred Dutch Jews who fled the Netherlands in 1942, travelled through occupied Europe and finally reached Suriname on board of the Nyassa on December 24th.

Knigge, Roos

Roos Knigge will start her internship in the KITLV project ‘Traces of slavery in Leiden’ in February. She will assemble and edit a booklet about the visible colonial past in the city of Leiden. Roos is a current student of the BA Art History at Leiden University. Her research interest lies in the topic of nationalism and art, with a particular focus on painting in Europe in the nineteenth century.


This page lists, in alphabetical order, the interns currently working at the KITLV/Royal Netherlands Institute of Southeast Asian and Caribbean Studies.

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