Driehuis, Tiara

Tiara Driehuis is an intern under the supervision of Prof. dr. Marieke Bloembergen. During her internship, she will be working with, among others, Dr. Mirjam Shatanawi on the new KITLV research project, ‘Unpacking KITLV Special Collections: Colonial histories, object biographies, knowledge practices, and local agency’. This research project focuses on the provenance of manuscripts within the KITLV collection. Tiara will help with researching the provenance of these manuscripts, as well as help set up a database containing information on the provenance of the KITLV collection. Tiara has completed her BA History at Leiden University, and is currently studying Colonial and Global History (MA), also at Leiden University.

Murar, Harjas Kaur (volunteer)

Harjas Kaur Murar is a volunteer under the supervision of Dr. Francio Guadeloupe for the ‘Islander(s) at the Helm’ project. During her stay at KITLV she will be working with the team to support the communication and management tasks within the project. She will also be preparing a ‘programme booklet’ for the project team who will visit Aruba in June for a midterm project meeting. Harjas has completed her Bachelors in Political Science from India, and recently did her Masters in Development Studies from Erasmus University Rotterdam majoring in Agrarian, Food, and Environment Studies. She is interested in working with local communities to learn about their intergenerational knowledge systems, impact on livelihoods, and other intersecting issues through climate change.


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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