Dr. Claartje Wesselink is a guest researcher and lecturer at the University of Amsterdam, department of Cultural History. She studied English and Philosophy at the University of Amsterdam and the Freie Universität Berlin. In 2014, she defended her PhD thesis Kunstenaars van de Kultuurkamer. Geschiedenis en herinnering [Artists of the Chamber of Culture. History and Memory], for which she obtained the Jan van Gelder Prize 2014. Her research focuses on Dutch art and culture during and around World War Two.