Per Backhuis

21 June 2022 - 15:20

Staff Member Collection Development

Per graduated in the Research Master programme Historical, Literary and Cultural Studies at the Radboud University Nijmegen, specializing in the modern social and cultural history of Europe, with a focus on the history of tourism. He has published on the intersection of diplomacy and global tourism in a postcolonial context.

Additional he graduated in the Master programme Archival and Information Studies at the University of Amsterdam. Previously he worked at the Gelders Archief, where he was responsible for the transfer and disposal of analogue and digital records. 

In his role as staff member collection development he is contributing to the development of the contemporary Dutch and contemporary economic collection areas by actively looking for relevant collections and data, investigating possibilities for cooperation, and responding to offers that the IISH receives.

A photo of Per Backhuis
Photo by Monique Kooijmans