Arnout H.C. van der Meer
Associate Professor of History
M.A. – Rutgers University, 2005
M.A. – Leiden University, 2004
Areas of Expertise
- World and Comparative History
- Southeast Asian - Indonesian History
- History of European Colonialism and Imperialism
Courses Currently Teaching
|HI141 A||Genocide and Globalization: 20th-Century World History|
|HI255 A||Histories of Southeast Asia: Slavery, Diasporas, and Revolutions|
|HI276 A||Patterns and Processes in World History|
|HI377 A||Imperialism, Decolonization, and Modernity in Southeast Asia|
|HI438 A||Research Seminar: Global Commodities|
Other Courses Taught
|HI263||The Age of European Expansion in World History|
|HI377||Crossroads of the World: A History of Modern Southeast Asia|
“Performing Colonial Modernity: Fairs, Consumerism, and the Emergence of the Indonesian Middle Classes,” Bijdragen voor de Taal-, Land-, en Volkenkunde (Journal of the Humanities and Social Sciences of Southeast Asia), vol. 173, no.4 (2017): 503-538.
“Rituals and Power: Cross-Cultural Exchange and the Contestation of Colonial Hegemony in Indonesia”, in: Hazel Hahn (ed.), Cross-Cultural Exchange and the Colonial Imaginary: Global Encounters via Southeast Asia (Singapore: Singapore University Press, 2019): 75-103.
“Igniting Change in Colonial Indonesia: Soemarsono’s Contestation of Colonial Hegemony in a Global Context,” The Journal of World History, vol. 30, no. 4 (December 2019): 501-532.
“New Turning Points in Southeast Asian History: re-writing Southeast Asian chronologies from within,” TRaNS: Trans-Regional and -National Studies of Southeast Asia, vol. 8, no. 2 (November 2020): 81-83. Together with Bart Luttikhuis.
“1913 in Indonesian History: Demanding Equality, Changing Mentality,” TRaNS: Trans-Regional and -National Studies of Southeast Asia, vol. 8, no. 2 (November 2020), 115-133. Together with Bart Luttikhuis.
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