Dr. Esther Captain is senior researcher at the KITLV. Within the research programme, she is project coordinator of the subproject about the bersiap/first phase of the Indonesian Revolution. Before this, she was head of the Centre for Applied Research on Education of the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences, head of research at the National Committee for 4 and 5 May, postdoc researcher at Utrecht University and the University of Amsterdam, and lecturer at the VU Free University. She was also project leader of the ‘Indisch Erfgoed’ project of the programme Erfgoed van de Oorlog [‘heritage of war’] of the Dutch Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport.

Esther Captain
Dr. Esther Captain