Dr M.G.W. Reichgelt (Marleen)

Teacher - Department of History, Art History and Classics
Teacher - Radboud Institute for Culture and History

Dr M.G.W. Reichgelt (Marleen)
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Erasmusplein 1
6525 HT NIJMEGEN

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Postbus 9103
6500 HD NIJMEGEN

Working days Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday

Marleen Reichgelt works as postdoctoral researcher and teacher at the History Department of the Radboud University Nijmegen. She specializes in colonial photography as a source for historical research, in particular to bring historically marginalized groups of people into view.
My research is situated at the intersection of visual studies and historical method, colonial history and colonial heritage, religious history and religious heritage, gender history and the history of children. I am particularly interested in questions about how historical power relations (in terms of gender, age, ethnicity, societal position) determined daily life in the past as well as the ways in which they are reflected in archives, narratives, and practices in the present. In my research and as an employee of the Heritage Center for Dutch Religious Life, I am also concerned with issues relating to the provenance, ownership, and accessibility of historical objects, sources and archives – the building blocks of history.

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