Karin Hofmeester

21 March 2019 - 13:09

Deputy Director, Senior Researcher

Karin Hofmeester studied Modern History at the University of Amsterdam, where she aquired her PhD in 1999.  

She is project manager Global Collaboratory on the History of Labour Relations in the period 1500-2000. Currently she is working on a project called Luxury and Labour on Diamonds as Global Commodity. She is also part-time professor of Jewish Culture at Antwerp University.

Main research interests:

  • Global labour history
  • History of global commodities
  • Modern Jewish (social) history, especially the history of Jewish emancipation.
IISH Staff | karin Hofmeester - Photo by Martin van Welzen