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Sidonie Smith & Julia Watson, Life Writing in the Long Run

  • Marijke Huisman Utrecht University


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Marijke Huisman, Utrecht University

Marijke Huisman (1972) is assistant professor Public History at the Department of History and Art History, Utrecht University, the Netherlands. She is co-founder and board member of IABA Europe, the European branch of the International Auto/Biography Association, and co-edited Life Writing Matters in Europe (Heidelberg: Winter Verlag, 2012). Her research interests focus on auto/biographical representations of the past, and on the relations between public and academic forms of doing history. Her latest book project (2015) analysed the use of slave narratives in public and academic debates on slavery, its legacy and history in Great Britain, the US and the Netherlands between 1789 and 2013. E-mail:


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