dr. D.G. (Dienke) Hondius

  • Telephone:+31 20 59 86384
  • Room nr:14a-00
  • E-mail:d.g.hondius@vu.nl
  • Unit:fac. der geesteswetensch (let) (geschiedenis)
  • Position:Associate Professor of Contemporary History / Universitair Docent Nieuwste Geschiedenis


Office hours:
 Monday, Thursday, Friday 

Personal web page in English
Curriculum Vitae

Research interests

History, historiography and sociology of the Holocaust, anti-Semitism, 'race', racism, toleration, equality, genocide, ethnicity,  intermarriage, transatlantic slave trade, slavery, African-European encounters, international, interreligious and interracial intimacy, migration, empire, postcolonialism, European expansion, Surinam, Dutch Caribbean, Africa, racial imagery, history of the Jews in the Netherlands, oral history.

Teaching


Current courses:
History and sociology of 'race' and racism; history of toleration; history of equality; history of anti-semitism; oral history; history of the Holocaust.

Research

  • History of 'race' and racism, in particular the Dutch contributions since 1600.
  • Africans in the Netherlands: image, self-image, autobiography since 1700.
  • Oral History Project: Eyewitnesses of the Holocaust in the Netherlands.

Publications


Monographs:

  • Dienke Hondius, Return: Holocaust Survivors and Dutch Anti-Semitism. Praeger/Greenwood Press, Westport, CT, 2003.


Co-authored:

  • Dienke Hondius and Talja Blokland-Potters (eds.), Integratie en racisme. Themanummer Tijdschrift voor Beleid, Politiek en Maatschappij. Jaargang 30, no. 2, 2003. Boom Tijdschriften, Amsterdam, juli 2003.


Articles (selection):

  • Dienke Hondius, Tussen onderdanen. Amsterdam Law Forum, Vol. 1, no. 1, 2008, p. 119-122.
  • Dienke Hondius, Black Africans in Seventeenth-Century Amsterdam. Renaissance and Reformation / Renaissance et Réforme, 2008, no. 1. CRRS, Toronto, Canada.
  • Dienke Hondius, Bitter Homecoming. Return and reception of Dutch and Stateless Jews in the Netherlands. Article in peer reviewed conference volume: David Bankier (ed.), “The Jews are coming!” The return of Jews to their countries of origin after the Shoah. Yad Vashem Jerusalem 2005.
  • Dienke Hondius,  Feindbilder: “Hinter dem Schwarzen steht immer der Jude”. A comparison of anti-Black and anti-Jewish images and rhetorics in Nazi Germany. In: Peter Martin (ed.), “Besondere Kennzeichen:Neger”. Schwarze im NS-Staat., Junius Verlag / Hamburger Institut für Sozialforschung, Hamburg 2004.
  • Dienke Hondius, Maximalisten, minimalisten en abolitionisten. Definities van racisme en hun gevolgen. In: Tijdschrift voor Beleid, Politiek en Maatschappij, jaargang 30, no. 2, juli 2003, p. 124-131
  • Dienke Hondius, Gemengde huwelijken, gemengde gevoelens. Strategieen om tolerantie te bevorderen. In: Demos, Bulletin over Bevolking en Samenleving, uitgave NIDI, Den Haag. Jaargang 19, no. 7, Augustus 2003, p. 68-70. 


Review articles (selection)

  • Dienke Hondius, “Geschiedenis van het racisme”. Review of George Fredrickson, “Racism: A Short History”. Tijdschrift voor Economische en Sociale Geschiedenis, 2004.


Extensive list of publications 

Professional activities


Ancillary activities

Anne Frank Stichting

Amsterdam
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02 January 2014

Humanity in Action

Amsterdam
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Nationaal Instituut Nederlands Slavernijverleden en Erfenis

Amsterdam
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02 January 2014
Last changes Ancillary activities: Amsterdam, 15 August 2014
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