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Liesbeth Rosen Jacobson

University Lecturer

Dr. E.W. Rosen Jacobson
+31 71 527 2723

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.

More information about Liesbeth Rosen Jacobson

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

Curriculum Vitae

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

University Lecturer

  • Faculty of Humanities
  • Institute for History
  • Economische en Sociale geschiedenis

Work address

Johan Huizinga
Doelensteeg 16
2311 VL Leiden
Room number 2.08b



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