Maartje Janse is nominated for her article ‘Representing Distant Victims: The Emergence of an Ethical Movement in Dutch Colonial Politics, 1840-1880’. The article was published in the open-access journal BMGN – Low Countries Historical Review, which is the leading academic journal for the history of the Netherlands, Belgium and their global presence.
Other nominees are Elise van Nederveen Meerkerk for ‘Vergelijkingen en verbindingen De arbeidsdeelname van vrouwen in Nederland en Nederlands-Indië, 1813-1940’ (Afl. 2015/2) and Tjamke Snijders for ‘Obtulisti libellum de vita domni Remacli’: The Evolution of Patron Saint Libelli as Propagandist Instruments in the Monastery of Stavelot-Malmedy, 938-1247’ (Afl. 2013/2).
The winner of the prize, which consists of € 1.500, will be announced on 4 November at the, KNHG Jaarcongres voor Historici, the annual congress for historians, in the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam.