Julia van der Krieke has studied Archaeology and Heritage at the University of Amsterdam with a minor in Psychology at the UvA and a minor in Jewish Studies at the Jagiellonian University in Cracow. Focusing mainly on Jewish history of Southern Poland and Amsterdam, she has completed several projects in this field. In 2015 she participated in the organization of Open Jewish Homes for the Netherlands, as an intern for the Jewish Historical Museum in Amsterdam. In 2014 she won the EU-Recall competition, dealing with Second World War Heritage and monumentalization, in an interdisciplinary team. She is learning Hebrew and loves languages, art, history, literature, music and travelling.
Julia’s PhD research will be on ‘Ets Haim and identity within the context of the early modern Amsterdam debate on citizenship’.