Jur van Goor, born in Gieten, the Netherlands, in 1939. Ph.D. from Utrecht University. Professor of History at Utrecht University.
Fellow (1 September 1992 – 30 June 1993)
As a member of the Nucleus on Van Leur, my personal activities during this NIAS year have mainly been devoted to the writing of a history of the Dutch expansion in the Atlantic as well as in Asia and Africa from its first beginnings until the decolonisation of Surinam.