25 Feb Winners 6th Silvia de Groot research grant
The late Dr Silvia W. de Groot, historian and lifetime honorary member of the Members Association left a legacy to KITLV with the aim of financially supporting young Caribbean students or researchers, preferably of Maroon descent, with their research on Caribbean history or culture. An annual amount of € 10,000 is available to be spread over one or several applicants.
The winners of the 6th Silvia de Groot research grant are: Julian Isenia (research: ‘Biba of Laga Biba/ Live and let live?: Exploring same-sex intimacies and the ‘Global Queer’ through artistic and cultural praxis on Curaçao’), Joseph Jordan (research: ‘Fugitive heuristics: Comparative marronage and problems of historical representation’) and Daphina Misiedjan (research: ‘Building bridges over vulnerable waters. Defining a sustainable human right to water for both the present ‘vulnerable’ and future generations. A case study of Suriname’).