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Sietske van der Veen is an historian and freelance journalist. She graduated in History from the University of Amsterdam (UvA), her master’s thesis concerning the motives of the nurses of the Dutch field hospital for the eastern front (World War Two). After working in public history for a few years, she is currently a PhD candidate at the Huygens Institute for the History of the Netherlands (Huygens ING), where she researches the social mobility and integration of Jewish Dutch with a high(er) social status (1880-1940).

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