About the part that art plays in a globalising society

Framer Framed

David Duindam

David Duindam is researcher and board member of the Amsterdam School for Heritage, Memory and Material Culture and teaches at the department of Literary and Cultural Analysis at the University of Amsterdam. His research focuses on memory, sites of painful heritage and memorial museums. In December 2017, he organised the international conference ‘Materialities of Postcolonial Memory‘, with keynotes from Ann Stoler, Lynn Meskell, Nikita Dhawan and Wayne Modest. In 2019 his monograph Fragments of the Holocaust: The Amsterdam Hollandsche Schouwburg as a Site of Memory was published by Amsterdam University Press. He is currently working on a project about his family history in Indonesia.


(un)Common Grounds: Reflecting on documenta fifteen
A two-day hybrid forum co-organised by Framer Framed, Akademie van Kunsten & Van Abbemuseum