Utrecht ‘Stolperstein-project’ research assistantship (Dutch speakers only)
Dr. Petra van den Boomgaard is looking for two research assistants.
Activities of research assistants will consists of:
- Interviewing relatives of Nazi victims.
- Archival research to contextualise the history of the victims and their relatives.
- Transferring interviews and research into accessible online entries.
- Evaluating process and integrating into material for academic research.
The internship is an opportunity for students to further develop their research, interview and writing skills.
- Students are expected to complete 70 hours of work during the summer semester. Students will receive a pass/fail grade for 2.5 ECT.
- Students must have a proven affinity with modern history, showing from the courses they have taken.
- Good writing and oral skills in Dutch and in independent attitude.
About the Utrecht ‘Stolperstein-project’
The Utrecht ‘Stolperstein-project' (https://www.stichting-stolpersteine.nl/) has provided a ‘Stolperstein’ for 140 Nazi victims. These stones are being placed in front of the last address of a victim. The ambition of the Utrecht ‘Stolperstein-project’ is to further identify the victims of Nazi persecution. The stories and names related to the stones require further research. Moreover, the obtained information will contribute to an academic publication.
Utrecht ‘Stolperstein-project’ is a volunteer project. The team consists of Piet Herbier, Mijnie Borghstijn & Marijke Vreeburg.
Deadline to apply
September 1. 2023
How to apply?
If you are interested in this assistantship please sent a short motivation letter and cv to Petra van den Boomgaard. firstname.lastname@example.org. Contact Petra if you have further questions.