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ASH in society

ASH valorisation award

The ASH Valorisation Award is presented annually to (a) member(s) of ASH. The award recognises an individual or team’s ability to reach new audiences, demonstrating a lasting impact on the public. The award is accompanied by a prize of € 250.

Winners ASH Valorisation Award 2018-2019

Lia van Gemert was instrumental in organising activities and giving lectures for the ‘Brederode Year’, commemorating the 400th anniversary of the death of the Dutch poet and playwright G.A. Bredero.

Tim Verlaan’s many activities included giving the annual Enneüs Heermalezing, his involvement in the collective Failed Architecture, his advisory role for the Gemeente Amsterdam on post-war architecture and his frequent appearances in the media to weigh in on issues regarding contemporary urban history.

Previous prizewinners


Weblog Over de Muur for publishing articles on History in connection with current affairs.

Josephine van den Bent for her role as editor-in-chief of the magazine ZemZem and as president of the board of the Zenobia Foundation.

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Djoeke van Netten (Early Modern History) for her role as guest curator of the exhibition 'The World according to Blaeu | Master Cartographer of the Dutch Golden Age', at the Maritime Museum.

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Frans Grijzenhout (Art History) for his project on the 'Straatje van Vermeer'.

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Gemma Blok (History) for her two projects: 'Achter de Voordeur', a history of public mental health in 20th century Amsterdam, and ‘heroine epidemic’ in the Netherlands in the 70s and 80s.

Ingrid de Zwarte (History) for her contributions to an exhibition on the Dutch food crisis in 1944-1946 at the Verzetsmuseum.

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