Canetta, Giacomo

Giacomo is a research intern at KITLV. Currently he is helping Bart Luttikhuis with the research Violence strikes root: Why vigilantism became central to Indonesian politics 1943-1958” . For the project Giacomo is collecting data from Haluan, a daily based in Padang, searching for all signs of non-state violence. In his last semester of the BA South and Southeast Asian Studies at Leiden University, he is also writing his thesis, which focuses on the role of the Indonesian military in the ongoing West Papua conflict.


Nuranisa is an intern under dr. Esther Captain’s supervision, collecting articles related to the “Bersiap” period. Currently, she is doing a master’s in Colonial and Global History with the Maritime specialization at Leiden University. Nuranisa will spend most of the time of her internship at NIOD in Amsterdam.

Vermeer, Nicole

Nicole Vermeer is a research intern for the project ‘Traveling Caribbean Heritage’ under the supervision of Prof. dr. Gert Oostindie and Prof.dr. Alex van Stipriaan. She will assist in collecting, describing and organizing a large body of sources on Bonaire’s cultural heritage, with a personal interest in the effects of mass-tourism and globalization on the maintenance of this heritage. She is currently following the master program History of Politics & Society at Utrecht University. For her bachelor thesis, she focused on post-war East European Jewish migrants who left East Europe for the Netherlands.


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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