Liesbeth Rosen Jacobson
Liesbeth Rosen Jacobson is a university lecturer at the Institute for History in social and migration history with a special interest in (late) colonial history of Asia, the decolonisation period and postcolonial history.
Fields of interest
- Late colonial history, decolonization and postcolonialism, specifically from the perspective of Eurasians
- Migration and social history in general
- Literary and discourse analysis as a method for historical research
Specific fields of research interest are (late) colonial historyin Asia, the decolonization period and postcolonial history as experienced in Europe and Asia, specifically viewed from the perspective of so-called 'hybrid' people in-between like Eurasians or Jews.
Migration and social history in general and
literary and discourse analysis as a method of historical (comparative) research
Bachelor in social history at Leiden University
Research Master History: Migration and Global Interdependence at Leiden University (cum laude)
PhD-project ‘The Eurasian Question The colonial position and postcolonial options of colonial mixed ancestry groups from British India, Dutch East Indies and French Indochina compared, 1900-1975’ published as a book with Verloren in 2018.
From 2018-2019: Teaching at Leiden University and Erasmus University Rotterdam
- Faculty of Humanities
- Institute for History
- Economische en Sociale geschiedenis
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