Who We Are

Antoon de Baets

Chair

Antoon De Baets is professor of History, Ethics and Human Rights by Special Appointment of the Foundation Euroclio at the University of Groningen, the Netherlands. He is the author of more than 200 publications, mainly on the censorship of history and the history of human rights.

Antoon De Baets is professor of History, Ethics and Human Rights by Special Appointment of the Foundation Euroclio at the University of Groningen, the Netherlands. He is the author of more than 200 publications, mainly on the censorship of history and the history of human rights.

Uladzislau Belavusau

Dr. Ulad Belavusau is Senior Researcher in European Law at the T.M.C. Asser Institute (the Hague) – University of Amsterdam (the Netherlands). He holds a Ph.D. from the European University Institute (Florence, Italy) and an LL.M. from the Collège d’Europe (Bruges, Belgium).

Dr. Ulad Belavusau is Senior Researcher in European Law at the T.M.C. Asser Institute (the Hague) – University of Amsterdam (the Netherlands). He holds a Ph.D. from the European University Institute (Florence, Italy) and an LL.M. from the Collège d’Europe (Bruges, Belgium).

Alissandra Cummins

Ms. Cummins currently serves as President of the International Coalition of Sites of Conscience. She has previously served as Editor in Chief, International Journal of Intangible Heritage; UWI Principal Investigator, and as Member- Advisory Board, International Network of the Slave Route Project.

Ms. Cummins currently serves as President of the International Coalition of Sites of Conscience. She has previously served as Editor in Chief, International Journal of Intangible Heritage; UWI Principal Investigator, and as Member- Advisory Board, International Network of the Slave Route Project.

Emilia Heo

Emilia S. Heo is an associate professor of international relations at Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University, Japan and the author of Reconciling Enemy States in Europe and Asia. She is interested in postwar narratives to discover how youth interact with each other in multinational university classrooms.

Emilia S. Heo is an associate professor of international relations at Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University, Japan and the author of Reconciling Enemy States in Europe and Asia. She is interested in postwar narratives to discover how youth interact with each other in multinational university classrooms.

Marije Hrivstova

Marije Hristova is Assistant Professor of Hispanic Studies at Radboud University. Previously she was a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Cofund fellow at the University of Warwick and a postdoctoral researcher at the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) in Madrid. In 2019 she was co-organizer of the Conference of the Memory Studies Association in Madrid.

Marije Hristova is Assistant Professor of Hispanic Studies at Radboud University. Previously she was a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Cofund fellow at the University of Warwick and a postdoctoral researcher at the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) in Madrid. In 2019 she was co-organizer of the Conference of the Memory Studies Association in Madrid.

Cheryl Jiménez Frei

Dr. Cheryl Jiménez Frei is an Assistant Professor of History and co-director of the Public History Program at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. Her research specializations are in memory and the built environment, Argentina and the Southern Cone, monuments, visual culture, oral history, and digital history.

Dr. Cheryl Jiménez Frei is an Assistant Professor of History and co-director of the Public History Program at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. Her research specializations are in memory and the built environment, Argentina and the Southern Cone, monuments, visual culture, oral history, and digital history.

Tali Nates

Tali Nates is the founder and director of the Johannesburg Holocaust & Genocide Centre and chair of the South African Holocaust & Genocide Foundation. She is a historian who lectures internationally on Holocaust education, genocide prevention, reconciliation and human rights.

Tali Nates is the founder and director of the Johannesburg Holocaust & Genocide Centre and chair of the South African Holocaust & Genocide Foundation. She is a historian who lectures internationally on Holocaust education, genocide prevention, reconciliation and human rights.

Shahid Vawda

Shahid Vawda currently holds the Archie Mafeje Chair in Critical Humanities and the directorship of the School of African and Gender Studies, Anthropology and Linguistics. He graduated from the universities of Durban-Westville (BA), Queens (Belfast)(MA) and KwaZulu-Natal (PhD).

Shahid Vawda currently holds the Archie Mafeje Chair in Critical Humanities and the directorship of the School of African and Gender Studies, Anthropology and Linguistics. He graduated from the universities of Durban-Westville (BA), Queens (Belfast)(MA) and KwaZulu-Natal (PhD).

Baskara Wardaya

Baskara T. Wardaya is a tenured lecturer of history at Sanata Dharma University, Yogyakarta, Indonesia. He holds a Master’s degree and a PhD degree in History from Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.

Baskara T. Wardaya is a tenured lecturer of history at Sanata Dharma University, Yogyakarta, Indonesia. He holds a Master’s degree and a PhD degree in History from Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.

Daqing Yang

Daqing Yang is an Associate Professor of History and International Affairs at the George Washington University in the USA. A native of China, he received his Ph.D. from Harvard University, where he specialized in the history of modern Japan.

Daqing Yang is an Associate Professor of History and International Affairs at the George Washington University in the USA. A native of China, he received his Ph.D. from Harvard University, where he specialized in the history of modern Japan.

Sokhna Sané

Dr Sokhna Sané is a native of Senegal. She is an Associate Professor of History  at Cheikh Anta Diop University of Dakar. Her research specializations are Military history, Environmental history and Historical memory in French West Africa.

Dr Sokhna Sané is a native of Senegal. She is an Associate Professor of History  at Cheikh Anta Diop University of Dakar. Her research specializations are Military history, Environmental history and Historical memory in French West Africa.

Markus J. Prutsch

Markus J. Prutsch is a senior investigator and administrator at the European Parliament, and Associate Professor of Modern and Contemporary History at Heidelberg University, Germany. He has a PhD from the European University Institute in Florence and is a fellow of both the Global Young Academy and the Heidelberg Academy of Sciences and Humanities

Markus J. Prutsch is a senior investigator and administrator at the European Parliament, and Associate Professor of Modern and Contemporary History at Heidelberg University, Germany. He has a PhD from the European University Institute in Florence and is a fellow of both the Global Young Academy and the Heidelberg Academy of Sciences and Humanities

Jill Pellew

Dr Jill Pellew is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society and currently a Senior Fellow at the Institute of Historical Research, University of London.  Her field of study has been the 19th/early 20th-century comparative history of institutions – primarily government and universities.

Dr Jill Pellew is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society and currently a Senior Fellow at the Institute of Historical Research, University of London.  Her field of study has been the 19th/early 20th-century comparative history of institutions – primarily government and universities.