Remco Raben (b. 1962) studied history at the University Leiden. For many years he worked at the NIOD – Institute for War, Holocaust and Genocide Studies in Amsterdam. Having taught non-western history at the University of Utrecht, Raben is currently Professor Colonial and Postcolonial Cultural History and Literature at the University of Amsterdam. Raben has given lectures at Framer Framed on the colonial relationship between the Netherlands and Indonesia, and its effect on cultural discourses. He frequently publishes about Indonesian, Asian and colonial history. His recent books include De oude Indische wereld, Van Indië tot Indonesië and Het koloniale beschavingsoffensief.