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Ms I.J.J. (Ingrid) de Zwarte MA


  • Faculty of Humanities
    Capaciteitsgroep Geschiedenis
  • Visiting address
    Bushuis
    Kloveniersburgwal 48  Room number: D 0.10
  • Postal address:
    Kloveniersburgwal  48
    1012 CX  Amsterdam
  • I.J.J.deZwarte@uva.nl
    T: 0205252036

 

Ingrid de Zwarte is a PhD candidate and lecturer in the Department of Modern History at the University of Amsterdam. Her PhD project investigates the causes and effects of the Dutch food crisis and famine of 1944-45 (the 'Hunger Winter'), with a specific focus on social responses and coping strategies. This research is funded by the Amsterdam School of Historical Studies (ASH) and facilitated by the NIOD Institute for War, Holocaust and Genocide studies through a zero-time appointment. In the fall of 2016 Ingrid was a Visiting Scholar at Columbia University in New York City.

 

Grants and Awards

  • Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds Grant / Young Talent Award 2016, supporting a Visiting Fellowship at Columbia University.
  • Jo Kolk Grant, supporting a Visiting Fellowship at Columbia University.
  • ASCH Valorisation Award 2015.

 

Other activities

 

 

 

  • 'The Dutch Hunger Winter: Context and Causes.' Paper presented at the workshop 'Explaining Famines, Defining Responsibilities', University of Turku, January 2017.
  • 'Crisis Management: Government Strategies during the Dutch Hunger Winter.' Paper presented at the N.W. Posthumus Conference 2016, Wageningen University, May 2016.
  • 'Famine and Nutrition: The Dutch Hunger Winter 1944-1945.' Paper presented at the conference Food and Nutrition in 19c & 20c Europe, University of Sussex, Brighton, May 2016.
  • ‘Women’s food protests and the gendered politics of provision during the Dutch Hunger Winter’. Presented at the conference Gender and Crisis in European History, University of Naples l’Orientale, Procida (Naples), June 2015.
  • ‘Sharing hunger: Community strategies during the Dutch Hunger Winter’. Presented at the GRACEH Conference 2015, University of Vienna/Central European University/European University Institute, Vienna, May 2015.
  • ‘Food rationing and famine: Government regulated nutrition and consumer agency during the Dutch Hunger Winter’. Presented at the workshop The History and Future of Rationing, Inter-Disciplinary Ethics Applied Centre, University of Leeds, March 2015.
  • ‘Save the children: Social self-organization and relief in Amsterdam during the Dutch food crisis, 1944-1946’. Presented at the Amsterdam Symposium on the History of Food, Amsterdam, January 2015.
  • ‘Social Responses to the Dutch Food Crisis, 1944-1946’. Presented at the ESTER Research Design Course, Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, October 2014.
  • ‘Kinderuitzendingen tijdens de Hongerwinter’. Public lecture at Dutch Resistance Museum, September 2014.
  • ‘The Hunger Winter reassessed: Food shortage and famine in Dutch society, 1944-1946’. Presented at the summer school Contemporary History of the 20 th Century: Crisis, War, and Reconstruction, Gottingen University, June 2014.

 

  • ‘Brug over het IJ speelde geen rol in Hongerwinter: Maak van geschiedenis geen mythe’, Het Parool, 22 April 2015.
  • ‘Historica corrigeert beeld van sociaal verval: In WOII hielpen mensen elkaar’, Algemeen Dagblad, 14 February 2015.
  • OVT, Het Spoor Terug, Hongerwinter deel 4, VPRO (radio broadcast), 1 February 2015.
  • NOS 70 jaar Bevrijding: Hongerwinter, NPO2 (television documentary), 30 January 2015.
  • OVT, Het Spoor Terug, Hongerwinter deel 3, VPRO (radio broadcast), 25 January 2015.
  • ‘Nazi role in WWII winter famine re-examined at UvA’, NL Times, 29 September 2014.
  • ‘Onderzoek historicus De Zwarte verweven met expo in Verzetsmuseum in Amsterdam’, Noord-Hollands Dagblad, Leidsch Dagblad, De Gooi- en Eemlander, Haarlems Dagblad, IJmuider Courant, 26 September 2014.
  • ‘Bezetter werkte mee aan strijd tegen de honger’, Het Parool, 26 September 2014.

 

2017

  • de Zwarte, I. J. J. (in press). Save the Children: Social Self-Organization and Relief in Amsterdam during the Dutch Hunger Winter. Food & History[details]

2016

2014

  • Futselaar, R., & de Zwarte, I. (2014). 'Rustig en beheerscht': Nederlands gevangenispersoneel tijdens de Duitse bezetting, 1940-1945. Bijdragen en Mededelingen betreffende de Geschiedenis der Nederlanden, 129(3), 27-50. DOI: URN:NBN:NL:UI:10-1-110126 [details] [PDF]

2017

  • de Zwarte, I. J. J. (2017). Ancient Wisdom and Modern Science: Interview with Johanna Maria van Winter. Yearbook for Women’s History , 36, 23-30. [details]

2014

2012

  • de Zwarte, I. J. J. (2012). 'Hij maakte het mogelijk'. Beeldvorming over Stalin in de Nederlandse illegale pers tijdens de Duitse bezetting, 1940-1945. Skript: historisch tijdschrift, 34(3), 144-156. [details]
  • de Zwarte, I. (2012). De rol en bijdrage van de Nederlandse media ten tijde van de Rwandese genocide: Schoten de media tekort? Groniek : Historisch Tijdschrift, 194, 87-98. [details]

2014

  • de Zwarte, I. (2014). Baby's in gasmaskers, mannenliefde en gemobiliseerde kinderen [Bespreking van: C. Hämmerle, O. Überegger (2014) Gender and the First World War]. Tijdschrift voor Geschiedenis, 127(4), 733-734. DOI: 10.5117/TVGESCH2014.4.ZWAR [details]

2012

  • de Zwarte, I. J. J., & Alkemade, D. (2012). Het absurde serieus nemen. Interview met Jeffrey Herf. Skript: historisch tijdschrift, 34(2), 103-109. [details]

2011

  • de Zwarte, I. J. J. (2011). Politiegeschiedenis vol (historische) sensatie [Bespreking van: (2011) De Groep IJzerman. Hoe de politie infiltreerde in de links-radicale beweging van de jaren zestig]. Skript: historisch tijdschrift, 33(3), 185-186. [details]
  • de Zwarte, I. J. J., & Peverelli, T. (2011). 'Nationalisme is het cement van de samenleving'. Interview met Benedict Anderson. Skript: historisch tijdschrift, 33(4), 255-260. [details]
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