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Melle van Maanen

Melle van Maanen

Junior Programme Maker

Melle studied Heritage and Memory Studies in Amsterdam and Bologna and Colonial and Global History in Leiden. As programme maker at NIAS, he aims to bring new research and underexposed perspectives on today’s issues to a broad audience – something crucial for any democratic and self-reflective society.

Besides his position at NIAS, he works as an independent researcher and writer in the field of colonial and postcolonial history and is curator at Museum Het Schip.