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Han F. Vermeulen

Cultural anthropologist and historian of anthropology

Han F. Vermeulen

A cultural anthropologist from Leiden University (The Netherlands), Han F. Vermeulen has a long-standing interest in the history and theory of anthropology and ethnology. He conducted fieldwork in North Africa (Tunisia) as well as library and archival research in Europe, including the Netherlands, Germany, Austria, Great Britain, and Russia. He has edited or co-edited seven books and convened conferences in Germany (Munich, Leipzig, Berlin), the Czech Republic (Prague), and the Netherlands (Leiden, Amsterdam, Utrecht). He is interested in the history of anthropology, ethnology, and ethnography in Asia, Europe, North America, and the Pacific from the eighteenth century on.

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hair of the History of Anthropology section of the German Ethnological Society (DGV) and editor of the website History of Anthropology.eu -- A Timeline Resource, www.historyofanthropology.eu 

                BOOKS

Research Interests

* History and theory of anthropology
* Ethnography and ethnology from the 18th century onward
* Enlightenment and Romanticism as anthropological discourses
* Comparative study of Muslim societies in the postcolonial world

Current Projects

Anthropology, Ethnology, and Ethnography in the 18th and 19th centuries / Anthropologie, Ethnologie und Ethnographie im 18. und 19. Jahrhundert

Ethnology in the German Late Enlightenment / Ethnologie in der deutschen Spätaufklärung, 1760-1815

Chair of the Arbeitsgruppe "Fachgeschichte: Geschichte der Ethnologie/History of Anthropology" of the German Ethnological Society (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Völkerkunde, DGV), 2007-2009. Convened a Workshop on the History of Ethnology and Anthropology at the DGV Conference in Frankfurt am Main, 30 September-3 October 2009, and a Workshop on the History of Ethnology and Anthropology at the DGV Conference in Mainz, 2-5 October 2013, Call for Papers

CONTACT

Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology / Max-Planck-Institut für ethnologische Forschung
Advokatenweg 36, D - 06114 Halle/Saale, Germany

Max Planck Institute for the History of Science / Max-Planck-Institut für Wissenschaftsgeschichte
Boltzmannstrasse 22, D - 14195 Berlin, Germany

Interdisciplinary Centre for European Enlightenment Studies (IZEA)
Franckeplatz 1, Haus 54, D-
06110 Halle (Saale), Germany

LINKS

 Instituut voor Culturele Antropologie en Ontwikkelingssociologie (Leiden University) ICA/OS
Research School CNWS - School of Asian, African and Amerindian Studies (Leiden), now LIAS
Rijksmuseum Volkenkunde / National Museum of Ethnology (Leiden)
KITLV - Royal Institute of Linguistics and Anthropology (Leiden)
HAN: History of Anthropology Newsletter (Philadelphia)
History of Anthropology in Germany (DGV)
History of Anthropology Homepage (Halle/Halifax)
History of European Anthropology Network ( HEAN) at EASA
University Library Leiden
; Catalogue KB The Hague
University Library Göttingen
; GVK; Zeitschriften-Index Göttingen; KVK
InfoFilm, audio-visuals and multi-media design (Leiden)
Sealevel Meditations (Halifax, Nova Scotia)

RESEARCH

1.

Anthropology and Ethnology at Halle in the Late Enlightenment. Research conducted with a Thyssen-Stipendium at the Franckeschen Stiftungen zu Halle, 2013.

2.

Anthropology and Ethnology in German-Russian Exchange during the 18th and 19th Centuries: Connections and Differences. Research as a Visiting Scholar at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science / Max-Planck-Institut für Wissenschaftsgeschichte, Berlin, October 1, 2011-June 30, 2012. 

3.

Ethnological Journals in the German Late Enlightenment, 1781-1790. Research conducted with a Wiedemann-Stipendium in the Herzog August Bibliothek, Wolfenbüttel (Germany), June 1-September 30, 2010.

4.

The Genesis of Ethnography and Ethnology in the German and Russian Enlightenment. Research as a Doctoral Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology / Max-Planck-Institut für ethnologische Forschung, Halle (Saale), September 2006-August 2007.

5.

Life and work of Louis Fontijne (1902-1968), author of Grondvoogden van Kelimado [Flores, Indonesia, June 1940], translated by Gregory Forth. Published at Leiden: KILTV Press, July 2004.

6.

Analysis and inventory of the scholarly inheritance of Prof.mr. F.D. Holleman (1887-1958) and Prof.dr. J.F. Holleman (1915-2001). The results were published in an inventory of 24 pp. (UB Leiden, BPL 3437-3438) and in obituaries of J.F. Holleman 2001a-c, 2001e, 2002c.

7.

Analysis and inventory of the scholarly inheritance of Prof.dr. P.E. de Josselin de Jong (1922-1999), held by the Institut für Ethnologie, University of Münster, Germany, since February 2001. Bio-bibliography and inventory 29 + 18 pp. See articles 1999e, 1999g, 2000c.

8.

Analysis, inventory and re-arrangement of the scholarly inheritance of Prof.dr. G.W. Locher (1908-1997) in 1998-1999. The results were published in an inventory of 50 pp. (KITLV Leiden, H 1032) and articles 1997d, 1998a,1999c, 2000a.

9.

The origins and early development of Völkerkunde in Germany, especially in Göttingen (1770-1810). PhD student (AiO) at the Research School CNWS, Leiden University (May 1991-May 1995), including library and archival research in Germany, Russia and Central Europe for 2 years. Continued in 2006-2008.

10.

The early history of ethnography and ethnology in Germany (1984-1988); resulting in MA dissertation (April 1988). Continued in 1991-1995. 

11.

Anthropological structuralism in the Netherlands (1981-1982; 1986-1987), resulting in articles 1985, 1987a, 1989a and several papers (1999c, 1999e, 2000c). Continued from 1996, concluded in 2002.

12.

Anthropology in the Netherlands, in relation to colonial contexts, civil service training institutions, Oriental scholarship, and theoretical developments abroad (1980-1984), resulting in articles 1989a, 1994d and several lectures. Continued in 1996-2002.

13.

Fieldwork in the Khumir Mountains, North-Western Tunisia (1976, 1978), supplemented by library research on the anthropology of North Africa and the Middle-East (1976-1980, 1988-1989), resulting in a paper (1979) and research report (June 1989).

14.

Fieldwork in Drenthe, the Netherlands (1971), resulting in internal report (1973).

CONFERENCES

Editorial and organizational activities

1.

Convenor of the workshop "Geschichte der Ethnologie und Anthropologie in Museen, an Universitäten und in der Öffentlichkeit" (Workshop 55) at the biannual conference of the German Anthropological Association (GAA) in Marburg, 30 September-2 October 2015 (with Udo Mischek and Ingrid Kreide-Damani).

2.

Convenor of the workshop "Geschichte der Ethnologie und Anthropologie in Museen, an Universitäten und in der Öffentlichkeit" (Workshop 16) at the biannual conference of the German Ethnological Society (DGV) in Mainz, 2-5 October 2013 (with Udo Mischek and Ingrid Kreide-Damani). Call for Papers.

3.

Convenor of the workshop "Anthropologie und Ethnologie im 18. und 19. Jahrhundert" at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin, 27 March 2012 (with Jürgen Renn), a cooperation of the Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology, Halle (Saale) and the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin. Subject of the workshop was the relation between anthropology and ethnology in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Germany and Russia. Audiostreams of the workshop, produced by Hartmut Kern, are online available at the server of the Media-Library of the MPIWG here.

4.

Convenor of the workshop "Geschichte der Ethnologie und Anthropologie" held at the biannual conference of the German Ethnological Society (DGV) in Frankfurt am Main, 30 September-3 October 2009 (with Udo Mischek).

5.

Convenor of a seminar for PhD students "Historians and Anthropologists on the History of Anthropology: Interdisciplinary Perspectives" at Leiden University, 13 November 2008.

6.

Editor of Jan Pouwer, Gender, Ritual and Social Formation in West Papua: A Configurational Analysis comparing Kamoro and Asmat. Manuscript submitted to KITLV Press, Leiden. Published 2010. 300 pp.

7.

Editor, with J.C. Heesterman, B.G. Shrestha and Sj.M. Zanen, of A.W. van den Hoek (1951-2001), Caturmāsa: Celebrations of Death in Kathmandu, Nepal. (posthumous). Leiden: Research School CNWS (CNWS Publications), 2004. xiv + 188 pp., 25 ills., maps, diagram, glossary, index. 2nd. ed. forthcoming.

8.

Editor, with Gregory Forth, English translation of Louis Fontijne (1902-1968), Grondvoogden van Kelimado [Flores, Indonesia, 1940], Guardians of the Land in Kelimado: Louis Fontijne's Study of a Colonial District in Eastern Indonesia. Leiden: KILTV Press (Translation Series 27), 2004. xiv + 266 pp. ill. maps, index.

9.

Convenor of the conference "Evaluating Visual Ethnography: Research, Analysis, Representation, and Culture" - In Honour of Dr. Dirk J. Nijland, held in Leiden, September 21-24, 1999 (with drs. Erik de Maaker, drs. Metje Postma, drs. Steef Meyknecht and Selena van Apeldoorn). Report by Erik de Maaker in CNWS Newsletter 19 (Jan. 2000): 53-55 and IIAS Newsletter 21 (Feb. 2000): 5. The results were published in: Metje Postma and Peter Ian Crawford (eds.) Reflecting Visual Ethnography: Using the Camera in Anthropological Research. Leiden: Research School CNWS (CNWS Publications 145)/Højbjerg: Intervention Press. Book plus DVD, published 19 June 2006.

10.

Convenor of three sessions "Geschiedenis en theorie van de antropologie en ontwikkelingssociologie" during the VCA/SNWS anniversary conference "Eigenheid en samenwerking: honderd jaar antropologie in Nederland" held in Amsterdam, December 18-19, 1998 (with dr. J.J. de Wolf, Utrecht, and drs. D.A.M. Smidt, Leiden), including three panels with thirty-two papers, continued by a follow-up session with ten papers in Utrecht on March 5, 1999. Thirty-seven papers were published in Han F. Vermeulen and Jean H.M. Kommers (eds.) Tales from Academia: History of Anthropology in the Netherlands [1770-2000]. 2 vols. Nijmegen/Saarbrücken, December 2002.

11.

Convenor of four sessions during Alumnidag Culturele Antropologie en Sociologie der Niet-Westerse Samenlevingen (1956-1996) in Leiden, December 14, 1996 (with mw.drs. M.J.F. Hogervorst, drs. A. de Groot, dr. J.P.M. van den Breemer and prof.dr. H.J.M. Claessen). Twenty-four papers were published in December 1997 (see also 1996c and 1997a).

12.

Convenor of two sessions on "Geschichte der Ethnologie" for the biannual conference of the German Ethnological Society (DGV) in Leipzig, October 3-8, 1993 (with Dr. Hans-Jürgen Hildebrandt, Mainz, and Lothar Pützstück, MA, Köln), resulting in the establishment of the network "Geschichte der Ethnologie" as a working group or Arbeitsgruppe der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Völkerkunde. Seventeen papers were presented, some were published separately (see session report 1993c).

13.

Convenor of three sessions on "The History of European Anthropology" during the second biannual conference of the European Association of Social Anthropologists (EASA) in Prague, August 29-30, 1992 (with Prof.dr. Richard Jerábek, Brno and Dr. Arturo Alvarez Roldán, Granada), resulting in the establishment of the History of European Anthropology Network (HEAN), a network within the EASA. Fourteen of the eighteen papers were published in H.F. Vermeulen and A.Alvarez Roldán (eds.) 1995.

14.

Convenor of two sessions on ‘Geschichte der Ethnologie’ for the biannual conference of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Völkerkunde (DGV) in Munich, October 14-15, 1991 (with Dr. Annemarie Fiedermutz-Laun, Munich). Eight papers were published in M.S. Laubscher and B. Turner (eds.) 1994.

15.

Convenor of symposium marking the 12th lustrum of the student debating club "Interfacultair Ethnologisch Dispuut W.D.O." in Leiden, November 5, 1988. Six papers were published in H.F. Vermeulen (ed.) 1991.

CONSULTANCIES

  • Agnimatha Film Project, Leiden, see Vedic Fire Ritual

  • Suryoye and West Syrian Christian minorities in the Middle East and diaspora, Leiden University

  • The Paper Museum of the Academy of Sciences in St Petersburg c. 1725-1760. Edited by Renée E. Kistemaker, Natalya P. Kopaneva, Debora J. Meijers, Georgy B. Vilinbakhov. Amsterdam: Edita, Publishing House of the KNAW (History of Science and Scholarship in the Netherlands 6). xii + 348 pp. including 2,033 ill. Book plus DVD, published 7 April 2005.

PUBLICATIONS

Studies and edited volumes

2015

Before Boas

Before Boas: The Genesis of Ethnography and Ethnology in the German Enlightenment. Lincoln and London, NE: University of Nebraska Press (Critical Studies in the History of Anthropology). Hardback, xxvi + 720 pp. ISBN 978-0-8032-5542-5. 10 images, 6 maps, 12 tables. Release date: July 1, 2015. Price: $75.00, £52.00.  URL: http://nebraskapress.unl.edu/product/Before-Boas,676328.aspx; CAP: http://www.combinedacademic.co.uk/before-boas.

 2014

(co-ed.) A.W. van den Hoek, Caturmāsa: Celebrations of Death in Kathmandu, Nepal. Edited by J.C. Heesterman, Bal Gopal Shrestha, Han F. Vermeulen and Sjoerd M. Zanen. Second, slightly revised and updated edition with a foreword by David N. Gellner. Kathmandu: Vajra Books. xx + 182 pp. (including a 16 page colour photo section). ISBN 978-9937-623-21-6.

2008

Early History of Ethnography and Ethnology in the German Enlightenment: Anthropological Discourse in Europe and Asia, 1710-1808. PhD dissertation Leiden University, 12 November. xii + 411 pp. ill. Revised and updated edition, 2015.

 2004

(co-ed.) A.W. van den Hoek, Caturmāsa: Celebrations of Death in Kathmandu, Nepal. Edited by J.C. Heesterman, Bal Gopal Shrestha, Han F. Vermeulen and Sjoerd M. Zanen. Leiden: Research School CNWS (CNWS Publications 133). xiv + 188 pp. ill. maps, index. ISBN 90-5789-098-4. 2nd edition 2014.

2004

(co-ed.) Guardians of the Land in Kelimado: Louis Fontijne's Study of a Colonial District in Eastern Indonesia. Edited and translated by Gregory Forth with the assistance of Han F. Vermeulen. Leiden: KITLV Press (Translation Series 27). xiv + 266 pp. ill. maps, index. ISBN 90 6718 223 0. 

2002 

(ed., with Jean Kommers) Tales from Academia: History of Anthropology in the Netherlands [1770-2000]. 2 parts. Nijmegen: NICCOS/Saarbrücken: Verlag für Entwicklungspolitik (Nijmegen Studies in Development and Cultural Change Vol. 39-40). Part 1: xvi + 598 pp. ISBN 3-88156-763-1. Part 2: xii + 532 pp. ISBN 3-88156-764-X

2002 

(ed., with Reimar Schefold) Treasure Hunting? Collectors and Collections of Indonesian Artefacts. Leiden: Research School CNWS / National Museum of Ethnology (Mededelingen van het Rijksmuseum voor Volkenkunde, Leiden No. 30). viii + 324 pp. including 70 illustrations, index. ISBN 90-5789-078-x.

1997

(ed., with Henri J.M. Claessen) Veertig jaren onderweg. Lezingen gehouden op de eerste alumnidag van de vakgroep Culturele Antropologie en Sociologie der Niet-Westerse Samenlevingen te Leiden. Leiden: DSWO Press (Sociaal Antropologische Studiën No. 12). 384 pp. ill. index. ISBN 90-6695-133-8.

1996

Taal-, land- en volkenkunde in de achttiende eeuw. Lezing gehouden voor het Oosters Genootschap in Nederland te Leiden op 19 april 1994. Leiden: Oosters Genootschap in Nederland, No. 23. 50 pp. ISBN 90-72865-06-5.

1995

(ed., with Arturo Alvarez Roldán) Fieldwork and Footnotes. Studies in the History of European Anthropology. London/New York: Routledge (European Association of Social Anthropologists Series No. 9). xiv + 261 pp. index. ISBN 0-415-10656-7.

1991

.(ed.) Recente ontwikkelingen in de Leidse antropologie. Zes lezingen gehouden tijdens het 12e lustrum van het Interfacultair Ethnologisch Dispuut W.D.O. Leiden: Vakgroep Culturele Antropologie en Sociologie der Niet-Westerse Samenlevingen (ICA Publicatie No. 91). 106 pp. ill. ISBN 90-6624-094-6.

1989

Migratie en sociale verandering in de Khroumirie (Noord-West Tunesië). De Cité forestière van Tebeiniya (1966-1976). Report on field research in North Africa. Leiden, June. 216 pp. ill. maps, tables.

1988

Het ontstaan van de Volkenkunde, ca. 1770 in Göttingen. [The Origins of Ethnology, c. 1770 in Göttingen (Germany)] Doctoraalscriptie Culturele Antropologie.  Leiden, April. xx + 222 pp. ill. maps.

1987

(ed., with Jerry R. Mager) P.E. de Josselin de Jong, Terugblik op de vroege jaren van W.D.O. Causerie gehouden voor het Interfacultair Ethnologisch Dispuut W.D.O. Uitgegeven in opdracht van W.D.O. ter gelegenheid van het afscheid van zijn erevoorzitter en hoogleraar. Leiden: PEB, 16 pp. ill.

Articles (selection)

2015

Leipzig Ethnology Centenary: University of Leipzig, 6-7 November 2014. Anthropology Today 31(2), April, pp. 19-20.

2014

Halle und die Anfänge der Ethnologie im 18. Jahrhundert. In: A. P. Jarkov et al. (eds.) "Aus Sibirien – 2013": Nauchno-informatsionnii sbornik. ["Aus Sibirien – 2013": Sammlung wissenschaftlicher Informationen] Tjumen: Izdatelstvo Tjumenskogo gosudarstvennogo universiteta, pp. 136-143.

2013a

Peter Simon Pallas und die Ethnografie Sibiriens im 18. Jahrhundert. In: Erich Kasten (Hrsg.) Reisen an den Rand des Russischen Reiches. Die wissenschaftliche Erschließung der nordpazifischen Küstengebiete im 18. und. 19. Jahrhundert. Fürstenberg/Havel: Verlag der Kulturstiftung Sibirien, S. 47-75. URL 

2013b

(Gerard A. Persoon and Han F. Vermeulen) From Encyclopedic Collecting to Global Challenges: The Institute of Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology. In: Perspectives on the Past: 50 Years of FSW. Edited by Joop van Holsteyn, Reineke Mom, Ineke Smit, Henk Tromp, Gezinus Wolters. Utrecht: Biblioscope/Leiden: Faculteit der Sociale Wetenschappen, pp. 42-59. ill.

2013c

(Gerard A. Persoon en Han F. Vermeulen) Van encyclopedisch verzamelen tot Global Challenges. In: Gerard Persoon, Floor Hendriks, Iris van Genuchten, Anna de Keijzer (red.) Grenzeloos: Antropologie in Leiden. Leiden: Instituut voor Culturele Antropologie en Ontwikkelingssociologie, pp. 10-30. ill.

2013d

Een korte geschiedenis van het WDO. Publicaties van het Interfacultair Ethnologisch Dispuut WDO. In: Gerard Persoon, Floor Hendriks, Iris van Genuchten, Anna de Keijzer (red.) Grenzeloos: Antropologie in Leiden. Leiden: Instituut voor Culturele Antropologie en Ontwikkelingssociologie, pp. 96-109.

2012a

Linguistik und Völkerkunde – der Beitrag der historisch-vergleichenden Linguistik von G. W. Leibniz zur Entstehung der Völkerkunde im 18. Jahrhundert. Berlin: Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin, Preprint 423. 25 pp. Slightly expanded version of 2011b. URL

2012b

Linguistik und Völkerkunde im 18. Jahrhundert – die historische Linguistik von Leibniz als Voraussetzung für die Entstehung der Völkerkunde. In: Wieland Hintzsche und Joachim Otto Habeck (Hrsg.) Die Erforschung Sibiriens im 18. Jahrhundert. Beiträge der Deutsch-Russischen Begegnungen in den Franckeschen Stiftungen. Halle: Verlag der Franckeschen Stiftungen zu Halle, pp. 57-73.

2011a

Peter Simon Pallas als Autor und Herausgeber völkerkundlicher Schriften. In: Steller-Studien 2011, Halle: Internationale Georg-Wilhelm-Steller-Gesellschaft e.V. (Abstract, p. 26).

2011b

Linguistik und Völkerkunde – der Beitrag der historisch-vergleichenden Linguistik von G. W. Leibniz zur Entstehung der Völkerkunde im 18. Jahrhundert. Halle (Saale): Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology Working Papers No. 133. 24 pp. incl. 3 tables. URL

2010a

Göttingen et la "science des peuples": Ethnologie et ethnographie dans les Lumières allemandes. In: Hans Erich Bödeker, Philippe Büttgen, Michel Espagne (dir.) Göttingen vers 1800. L’Europe des sciences de l’homme. Paris: Éditions du Cerf (Bibliothèque franco-allemande), pp. 247-284.

2010b

Book review of Eveline Koolhaas-Grosfeld, De ontdekking van de Nederlander in boeken en prenten rond 1800 (Zutphen 2010). In: Studium. Tijdschrift voor Wetenschaps- en Universiteitsgeschiedenis / Revue d’histoire des Sciences et des Universités 3(3): 136-138.

2009a

Von der Empirie zur Theorie deutschsprachige Ethnographie und Ethnologie von Gerhard Friedrich Müller bis Adolf Bastian (1740-1881). Zeitschrift für Ethnologie 134(2): 253-266.

2009b

Workshop on the History of Ethnology and Anthropology: Symposium Report. In: Henrika Kuklick (ed.) History of Anthropology Newsletter (Philadelphia) 36(2): 15-16.

2008a

Göttingen und die Völkerkunde: Ethnologie und Ethnographie in der Deutschen Aufklärung, 1740-1815. In: Hans Erich Bödeker, Philippe Büttgen und Michel Espagne (Hrsg.) Die Wissenschaft vom Menschen in Göttingen um 1800. Wissenschaftliche Praktiken, institutionelle Geographie, europäische Netzwerke. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht (Veröffentlichungen des Max-Planck-Instituts für Geschichte), pp. 199-230. French translation 2010.

2008b

Von der Völker-Beschreibung zur Völkerkunde: Ethnologische Ansichten Gerhard Friedrich Müllers und August Ludwig Schlözers [im 18. Jahrhundert]. In: Erich Donnert (Hrsg.) Europa in der Frühen Neuzeit. Festschrift für Günter Mühlpfordt. Köln/Weimar/Wien: Böhlau Verlag, Band 7, pp. 781-801. [Vortrag gehalten auf der Internationalen Tagung anlässlich des 300. Geburtstages von Gerhard Friedrich Müller und des 250. Todestages von Johann Georg Gmelin in Halle/Saale, 10-13 November 2005]

2008c

Anthropology in the Netherlands: Past, Present, and Future. In: Aleksandar Bošković (ed.) Other People’s Anthropologies: Ethnographic Practice on the Margins. Oxford: Berghahn Books, pp. 44-69.

2008d

Die Völkerkunde Sibiriens im Spiegel zeitgenössischer Naturforscher und Historiker. Philippia 13(4): 253-264, 9 ill. Lecture held at the conference on "Deutsche Naturforscher im 18. Jahrhundert / Kassel und Göttingen" at the Naturkundemuseum der Stadt Kassel, 14-15 November 2008, organized by Rolf Siemon, Hannoversch Münden, and Kai Füldner, Kassel.

2007a

Anthropology in the Netherlands: Studying Social and Cultural Diversity in the South and the North. Anthropological Yearbook of European Cultures (AYEC), vol. 16, pp. 111-146. Special issue National Traditions, Guest Editor Alexei Elfimov. Oxford: Berghahn Journals. Russian version 2005.

2007b

Gerard Fridrikh Miller (1705-1783) i stanovlenie etnografii v Sibiri. [Gerhard Friedrich Müller (1705-1783) und die Anfänge der Ethnographie in Sibirien] In: Anatoli Shashkov (ed.) Problemi’ istorii Rossii, Band 7. Ekaterinburg: Volot, S. 177-198. [Paper presented during the international symposium Three Centuries of Academic Research in Yugra: From Müller to Steinitz held in Surgut and Khanty-Mansiisk, Western Siberia, September 7-15, 2005. Russian translation by Nikolai Nikolaevich Baranov.URL

2007

Book review of Jozien J. Driessen-van het Reve, De Kunstkamera van Peter de Grote. De Hollandse inbreng, gereconstrueerd uit brieven van Albert Seba en Johann Daniel Schumacher uit de jaren 1711-1752. PhD dissertation University of Amsterdam. Hilversum: Verloren, 2006. 350 pp. ill.

2006a

The German Invention of Völkerkunde: Ethnological Discourse in Europe and Asia, 1740-1798. In: Sara Eigen and Mark Larrimore (eds.) The German Invention of Race. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, pp. 123-145. See: SUNY Press. For pdf, click here.

2006b

Book review of Josef Wiesehöfer und Stephan Conermann (Hrsg.) Carsten Niebuhr (1733-1815) und seine Zeit. Beiträge eines interdisziplinäres Symposium vom 7.-10. Oktober 1999 in Eutin (Stuttgart 2002). In: Bibliotheca Orientalia (BiOr), LXIII (1-2): 188-192.

2006c

The German Ethnographic Tradition and the American Connection. In: Henrika Kuklick (ed.) History of Anthropology Newsletter (Philadelphia) 33(2): 9-14.

2006-

(ed.) Website History of Anthropology.eu *A Timeline Resource* www.historyofanthropology.eu/

2005

Antropologiia v Niderlandakh: proshloe, nastoiashchee i budushchee [Anthropology in The Netherlands: Past, Present and Future]. Etnograficheskoe Obozrenie [Ethnographic Review] no. 2-2005 (March-April), pp. 75-95. Spetsial'naia tema nomera: Distsiplina i obshchestvo: natsional'nye traditsii (otv. red. A.L. Elfimov) [Special Section of the Issue: The Discipline and Society: National Traditions (ed. by Alexei L. Elfimov)] English version 2007a.

2004a

De voorouders van de Leidse antropologie: Portret van Reimar Schefold toegevoegd aan ICA-hooglerarengalerij. In: ICA (v/h ICA Nieuwsbrief), No. 1, February, pp. 29-31, portrait.

2004b

Book review of Gudrun Bucher, "Von Beschreibung der Sitten und Gebräuche der Völcker." Die Instruktionen Gerhard Friedrich Müllers und ihre Bedeutung für die Geschichte der Ethnologie und der Geschichtswissenschaft (Stuttgart 2002). Anthropos 99(2): 613-614.

2003a

Reimar Schefold and the Study of Indonesian Cultures. In: Peter J.M. Nas, Gerard A. Persoon, and Rivke Jaffe (eds.) Framing Indonesian Realities: Essays in Symbolic Anthropology in Honour of Reimar Schefold. Leiden: KITLV Press [KITLV Verhandelingen 209], pp. 371-401. Including a photograph, dated June 1999. Presented Friday June 13, 2003.

2003b

Bibliography of Reimar Schefold. In: Peter J.M. Nas, Gerard A. Persoon, and Rivke Jaffe (eds.) Framing Indonesian Realities: Essays in Symbolic Anthropology in Honour of Reimar Schefold. Leiden: KITLV Press [KITLV Verhandelingen 209], pp. 387-399.

2003c

PhD theses supervised by Reimar Schefold. In: Peter J.M. Nas, Gerard A. Persoon, and Rivke Jaffe (eds.) Framing Indonesian Realities: Essays in Symbolic Anthropology in Honour of Reimar Schefold. Leiden: KITLV Press [KITLV Verhandelingen 209], pp. 399-401.

2003d

Vijfendertig jaar kennis aan Kees (1968-2003): Dr. C.P. Epskamp en de Antropologie. In: Ad Boeren (ed.) Li(e)ber Kees. [Een bundel opstellen voor en over C.P. Epskamp (1950-2003)] Leiden: Privately printed, pp. 70-83, ill.

2003e

A History of WDO. In: ICA (v/h ICA Nieuwsbrief), December, pp. 23-25. Also accessible on WDO homepage. Revised and updated Dutch version 2013d.

2003f

Publicaties van het Interfacultair Ethnologisch Dispuut W.D.O. In: ICA (v/h ICA Nieuwsbrief), December, pp. 29-31. Also accessible on WDO homepage. Dutch version 2013d.

2002a

Ethnographie und Ethnologie in Mittel- und Osteuropa. Völker-Beschreibung und Völkerkunde in Russland, Deutschland und Österreich (1740-1845). In: Erich Donnert (ed.) Europa in der Frühen Neuzeit. Festschrift für Günter Mühlpfordt. Köln/Weimar/Wien: Böhlau Verlag. Band 6, pp. 397-409.

2002b

A.W. van den Hoek (1951-2001): Nepal-kenner en antropoloog. Samachar, ICFON Newsletter 11(3): 15. Published by the International Council for Friends of Nepal, The Netherlands.

2002c

Van adatrecht naar rechtsantropologie: In memoriam J.F. Holleman (1915-2001). Recht der Werkelijkheid. Tijdschrift voor de Sociaal-Wetenschappelijke Bestudering van het Recht 23(1): 43-57. Including a bibliography of J.F. Holleman.

2002d

(with Reimar Schefold) Introduction: Collectors and the Collecting of Indonesian Artefacts. In: Reimar Schefold and Han F. Vermeulen (eds.) Treasure Hunting? Collectors and Collections of Indonesian Artefacts. Leiden: Research School CNWS / National Museum of Ethnology (Mededelingen van het Rijksmuseum voor Volkenkunde, Leiden No. 30), pp. 1-20.

2002e

(with Jean Kommers) Introduction: Histories of Anthropology in the Netherlands. In: Han F. Vermeulen and Jean Kommers (eds.) Tales from Academia: History of Anthropology in the Netherlands. Part 1, pp. 1-63. Nijmegen: NICCOS / Saarbrücken: Verlag für Entwicklungspolitik (Nijmegen Studies in Development and Cultural Change Vol. 39).

2002f

Contingency and Continuity: Anthropology and Other Non-Western Studies in Leiden, 1922-2002. In: Han F. Vermeulen and Jean Kommers (eds.) Tales from Academia: History of Anthropology in the Netherlands. Part 1, pp. 95-182. Nijmegen: NICCOS / Saarbrücken: Verlag für Entwicklungspolitik (Nijmegen Studies in Development and Cultural Change Vol. 39).

2002g

Notes on Contributors. In: Han F. Vermeulen and Jean Kommers (eds.) Tales from Academia: History of Anthropology in the Netherlands. Part 2, pp. 1117-1132. Nijmegen: NICCOS / Saarbrücken: Verlag für Entwicklungspolitik (Nijmegen Studies in Development and Cultural Change Vol. 40). 

2001a

J.F. Holleman (1915-2001): kenner van adatrecht. NRC-Handelsblad, September 1, p. 2.

2001b

In memoriam Prof.dr. J.F. Holleman (1915-2001). Mare. Leids Universitair Weekblad 25(4), September 20, p. 20. Access Mare.

2001c

In memoriam Prof.dr. J.F. Holleman (1915-2001): adatrecht en antropologie in Afrika. Accessible on LitNet and Stellenbosch.

2001d

(with Bal Gopal Shrestha) In memoriam Bert van den Hoek (1951-2001). European Bulletin of Himalayan Research 20-21: 151-163. Including a bibliography of A.W. van den Hoek.

2001e

(with Franz von Benda-Beckmann) Adat Law and Legal Anthropology: In memoriam Johan Frederik (Hans) Holleman (18 December 1915-28 August 2001); with a bibliography. Journal of Legal Pluralism 46: 103-114.

2000a

Addenda op de bibliografie van Prof.Dr. G. W. Locher (1908-1997). Bijdragen tot de Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde 156(1): 103-105. [Addenda to 1999c]

2000b

Ethnographia 1767. (Letter to the editor.) Anthropology Today 16(5), October, p. 27.

2000c

(with Peter T. Suzuki) Patrick Edward de Josselin de Jong (1922-1999). Obituary. American Anthropologist 102(3), September, pp. 577-581.

1999a

Anthropology in Colonial Contexts. The second Kamchatka expedition (1733-1743) and the Danish-German Arabia expedition (1761-1767). In: Jan van Bremen and Akitoshi Shimizu (eds.) Anthropology and Colonialism in Asia and Oceania. London/Richmond: Curzon Press (Anthropology of Asia 4), pp. 13-39.

1999b

Jubileumcongres Antropologische Beroepsvereniging VCA/SNWS, 18-19 december 1998. Facta. Sociaal-Wetenschappelijk Magazine 7(1), February, p. 29.

1999c

Structuur en verandering: in memoriam Gottfried Wilhelm Locher (Waspik, 23 maart 1908 - Leiden, 3 december 1997). [Structure and Change. Obituary of G. W. Locher, Professor at the University of Leiden from 1954 to 1973] Bijdragen tot de Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde 155(1): 1-44. 

1999d

History of Anthropology in the Netherlands (Introduction). On  HAN: History of Anthropology Newsletter website (University of Chicago). Introduction to expanded internet version of 1998b-c, dated April 27, 1999. website (University of Chicago). Introduction to expanded internet version of 1998b-c, dated April 27, 1999.

1999e

Obituary of P.E. de Josselin de Jong [1922-1999, Professor at the University of Leiden from 1957 to 1987] Anthropology Today 15(3), June, pp. 18-19.

1999f

De ICA-galerij en de portretten van B. F. Galjart en H. J. M. Claessen. ICA (voortzetting van ICA-Nieuwsbrief) No. 3, July, pp. 20-23.

1999g

Bibliography of P.E. de Josselin de Jong. Bijdragen tot de Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde 155(2): 187-209. Includes a list of 27 PhD theses supervised by P.E. de Josselin de Jong, pp. 207-209.

1999h

 Review of Pieter ter Keurs and Dirk Smidt (eds.) The Language of Things: Studies in Ethnocommunication, In Honour of Professor Adrian A. Gerbrands. Leiden 1990 [Mededelingen van het Rijksmuseum voor Volkenkunde, Leiden No. 25] Bijdragen tot de Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde 155(4): 734-736.

1998a

Grondlegger van het ICA overleden: in memoriam G.W. Locher (1908-1997). ICA (voortzetting van ICA-Nieuwsbrief), February, pp. 38-40.

1998b

The History of Anthropology in the Netherlands (Part 1). In: George W. Stocking, Jr. (ed.) History of Anthropology Newsletter XXV(1), June, pp. 8-13.

1998c

The History of Anthropology in the Netherlands (Part 2). In: George W. Stocking, Jr. (ed.) History of Anthropology Newsletter XXV(2), December, pp. 10-15.

1997a

Van Instituut voor CA en SNWV tot Vakgroep CA/SNWS (1955-1997): Professionalisering van de antropo-sociologie in Leiden. In: H.J.M. Claessen and H.F. Vermeulen (eds.) Veertig jaren onderweg. Lezingen gehouden op de eerste alumnidag van de vakgroep Culturele Antropologie en Sociologie der Niet-Westerse Samenlevingen te Leiden. Leiden: DSWO Press, pp. 13-52 (Sociaal Antropologische Studiën 12).

1997b

Promovendi en gepromoveerden in de CA/SNWS, verbonden aan de vakgroep CA/SNWS, het CML, het ISIR en het CNWS (september 1988 - oktober 1997). In: Itiwana Almanak 1997-1998, Leiden, pp. 122-142.

1997c

40 jaar CA/SNWS in Leiden. ICA-Nieuwsbrief, Leiden, November, pp. 42-45. 

1997d

Bescheiden en erudiet: G.W. Locher (1908-1997). Trouw, 19 December, p. 10.

1996a

Enlightenment Anthropology. In: Alan Barnard and Jonathan Spencer (eds.) Encyclopedia of Social and Cultural Anthropology. London/New York: Routledge, pp. 183-185. 2nd ed. 2009

1996b

Anthropological, Ethnological and Ethnographical Associations: A Comparative View [in Polish] In: Lud. Organ Polskiego Towarzystwa Ludoznawczego i Komitetu Nauk Etnologicznych (Poznan-Warszawa-Wroclaw), 80: 99-102. [Paper presented during the conference on "Polnische Ethnologie gestern und heute - 100 Jahre der Polnischen Gesellschaft für Volkskunde / The Past and Present of Polish Ethnology" at Wroclaw, Poland, 9-11 September 1995. Polish translation by Richard Jerábek]

1996c

Van Instituut voor CA en SNWV tot Vakgroep CA/SNWS (1956-1996). In: Programma Alumnidag Culturele Antropologie en Sociologie der Niet-Westerse Samenlevingen, Faculteit der Sociale Wetenschappen, Rijksuniversiteit Leiden, 14 December 1996, pp. 4-9, ill. Also published in: ICA-Nieuwsbrief, Leiden: Vakgroep CA/SNWS, October 1996, pp. 59-64.

1996d

Promovendi en gepromoveerden in de CA/SNWS, verbonden aan de vakgroep CA/SNWS, het CML, het ISIR en het CNWS (september 1988-oktober 1996). Itiwana Almanak 1996-1997, Leiden, pp. 148-170.

1995a

(with Arturo Alvarez Roldán) Introduction: The History of Anthropology and Europe. In:Han F. Vermeulen and Arturo Alvarez Roldán (eds.) Fieldwork and Footnotes. Studies in the History of European Anthropology. London/New York: Routledge (EASA Series 9), pp. 1-16.

1995b

Origins and Institutionalization of Ethnography and Ethnology in Europe and the USA, 1771-1845. In: Han F. Vermeulen and Arturo Alvarez Roldán (eds.) Fieldwork and Footnotes. Studies in the History of European Anthropology. London/New York: Routledge, pp. 39-59.

1995c

In memoriam Frank W.P. Dougherty (1952-1994). In: Raymond Corbey and Bert Theunissen (eds.) Ape, Man, Apeman: Changing Views since 1600. Evaluative Proceedings of the Symposium Ape, Man, Apeman: Changing Views Since 1600, Leiden, The Netherlands, 28 June - 1 July 1993. Leiden: Department of Prehistory, p. 411.

1995d

History of Anthropology in Europe. History of Anthropology Newsletter, XXII(2), December, pp. 15, 21.

1994a

Frühe Geschichte der Völkerkunde oder Ethnographie in Deutschland 1771-1791. In: Matthias S. Laubscher und Bertram Turner (Hrsg.) Völkerkunde Tagung 1991, Band 1: Systematische Völkerkunde, München: Akademischer Verlag München, pp. 327-344 (incl. 2 Tables).

1994b

Proischozdenije i institulinozacija ponjatij 'Völkerkunde' (1771-1843). Vozniknovenije i razvitije ponjatij 'Völkerkunde', 'Ethnographie', 'Volkskunde' i 'Ethnologie' v konce XVIII. i nacale XIX. vekov v Evrope i SSA [Origins and institutionalization of Völkerkunde (1771-1843). Formation and distribution of the concepts 'Völkerkunde', 'Ethnographie', 'Volkskunde' and 'Ethnologie' in late eighteenth and early nineteenth century Europe and the USA] Etnograficeskoje Obozrenije (Moscow), 1994 No. 4: 101-109.

1994c

History of Anthropology in Europe: the role of EASA / L'Histoire de l'anthropologie en Europe: le rôle d'EASA. In: Claude Blanckaert (ed.) Bulletin d'information de la Société française pour l'histoire des sciences de l'homme (SFHSH) (Paris), No. 10, October, pp. 21-23.

1993a

The Emergence and Early Development of Ethnography and Ethnology (1770 - 1810). CNWS - Newsletter (Leiden), No. 8, May, pp. 55-56.

1993b

Een studievereniging voor CA/SNWS? Enige observaties, een analyse en een oproep. ICA - Nieuwsbrief (Leiden), May, pp. 5-9.

1993c

History of Anthropology in Germany [Report on the Symposium "Geschichte der Ethnologie" at the biennial conference of the DGV in Leipzig, 6-7 October 1993] History of Anthropology Newsletter, XX (2), December, p. 19.

1992a

Bibliography of J.P.B. de Josselin de Jong (1886-1964). In: F.R. Effert, J.P.B. de Josselin de Jong: Curator and Archaeologist. A Study of His Early Career (1910-1935). With a Bibliography of J.P.B. de Josselin de Jong (1886-1964) by F.R. Effert and H.F. Vermeulen. Leiden: Centre of Non-Western Studies (CNWS Publications 7), pp. 93-107.

1992b

The Emergence of "Ethnography" ca. 1770 in Göttingen. In: George W. Stocking, Jr. (ed.) History of Anthropology Newsletter (Chicago), XIX (2), December, pp. 6-9.

1991a

Voorwoord. In: H.F. Vermeulen (ed.) Recente ontwikkelingen in de Leidse antropologie. Zes lezingen gehouden tijdens het 12e lustrum van het Interfacultair Ethnologisch Dispuut W.D.O. Leiden: Vakgroep Culturele Antropologie en Sociologie der Niet-Westerse Samenlevingen (ICA Publicatie 91), pp. 5-6.

1991b

W.D.O.-bronnenlijst [stukken m.b.t. de geschiedenis van het dispuut] In: H.F. Vermeulen (ed.) Recente ontwikkelingen in de Leidse antropologie. Zes lezingen gehouden tijdens het 12e lustrum van het Interfacultair Ethnologisch Dispuut W.D.O. Leiden: Vakgroep Culturele Antropologie en Sociologie der Niet-Westerse Samenlevingen (ICA Publicatie 91), pp. 101-102.

1990

The Department's History. In: [J.D.M. Platenkamp and L. Boer (eds.)] Department of Cultural and Social Studies. CNWS Newsletter No. 3, Leiden, November, pp. 20-21.

1989a

(with P.E. de Josselin de Jong) Cultural Anthropology at Leiden University: From Encyclopedism to Structuralism. In: W. Otterspeer (ed.) Leiden Oriental Connections, 1850-1940. Leiden: E.J. Brill/Universitaire Pers Leiden, pp. 280-316 (Studies in the History of Leiden University 5).

1989b

Bibliography F.A.E. van Wouden (1908-1987). Bijdragen tot de Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde 145(4): 424.

1987a

P.E. de Josselin de Jong and the Leiden Tradition: A Short History. In: Rob de Ridder and Jan A.J. Karremans (eds.) The Leiden Tradition in Structural Anthropology. Essays in Honour of P.E. de Josselin de Jong. Leiden: E.J. Brill, pp. 4-84. Includes a list of 41 PhD theses supervised by J.P.B. de Josselin de Jong (1926-1956) and P.E. de Josselin de Jong (1956-1987), pp. 59-63, and Bibliography of P.E. de Josselin de Jong, pp. 64-84.

1987b

(with Jerry R. Mager) Voorwoord. In: P.E. de Josselin de Jong, Terugblik op de vroege jaren van W.D.O. Causerie gehouden voor het Interfacultair Ethnologisch Dispuut W.D.O. Uitgegeven in opdracht van W.D.O. ter gelegenheid van het afscheid van zijn erevoorzitter en hoogleraar. [Bezorgd door Jerry R. Mager en Han F. Vermeulen] Leiden: PEB, p. 3.

1985

De Leidse lineage van museum-directeuren en antropologie-hoogleraren: Gerbrands en de studie van etnocommunicatie. In: A. Boeren, F. Brinkgreve en S. Roels (eds.) Teken van Leven: Studies in Etnocommunicatie. Liber amicorum bij het afscheid van Professor Dr. A.A. Gerbrands. Leiden: Instituut voor Culturele Antropologie en Sociologie der Niet-Westerse Volken (ICA Publicatie 71), pp. 33-71.

 

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