Mr S.C.J.R. (Sebastiaan) Broere MA


  • Faculty of Humanities
    Capaciteitsgroep Geschiedenis
  • Visiting address
    Bushuis
    Kloveniersburgwal 48  
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  • s.c.j.r.broere@uva.nl

Sebastiaan Broere (1989) holds bachelor degrees in history and philosophy from Utrecht University and master degrees from Utrecht University (History and Philosophy of Science) and University of California, Los Angeles (History). His research interests include the history of the social sciences, asylum care, and colonial science. Under the heading of Decolonizing Knowledge: Postcoloniality and The Making of Modern Indonesia’s Knowledge Culture, 1945-1970, he is currently pursuing a Ph.D. at the University of Amsterdam.

'A Noble Anachronism: Elephants and Veterinary Medicine in the British Raj, ca. 1840-1900', in: Vinay Lal (ed.), Colonialism and Official Forms of Knowledge: The British in India (Delhi: Primus Books, forthcoming).

'Synthesis and Race: Barge, Buytendijk, and the Rassenvraagstuk of the 1930s', Studium 9 (2016) 185-201. 

'Framing Elephant Disease: John Henry Steel’s A Manual of the Diseases of the Elephant and of his Management and Uses (1885)', Shells & Pebbles (2016).

'Immorele getuigen: Over het morele potentieel van de herinnering aan de Holocaust', Aanzet 30 (2014) 56-66.

'How to Diagnose their Ills?', Shells & Pebbles (2014).  

'Interpretaties van het verleden: De experimenten van Galileo Galilei', Skript 35 (2013) 161-173.

Editor at history of science internet blog Shells and Pebbles

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