Marlies van Boekel
Dual PhD candidate
Marlies van Boekel is a Dual PhD candidate at Leiden University Dual PhD Centre. Working title thesis: "Über die Grenze/Across the border. Polarization and Totalitarism in Hitler Germany".
Marlies van Boekel has studied Spanish language and literature at Leiden University. The subject of her thesis are the ideas and the engagement of the Cuban writer Alejo Carpentier: “La sociedad ideal y el papel del individuo”(The ideal society and the role of the individual).
Marlies holds a second master degree in fine arts at the Royal Academy of Art (KABK) in the Hague. As a visual artist based in Leiden she is focussed on her immediate surroundings or themes of human interest through painting, drawing, photography and video art. Her work has been acquired for the collection of Museum De Lakenhal. Furthermore, Marlies is a sworn interpreter and translator of Spanish in court and for the Ministry of Justice.
Since 2020 Marlies participated the Pre-PhD trajectory at the Dual PhD Centre investigating the possibilities of a PhD dissertation about the position of Dutch inhabitants at the German border during the Third Reich based on personal history.
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