Bastiaan Bouwman recently finished an internship at Justice and Peace Netherlands, an international human rights NGO. He worked on the Shelter City program, through which he supported a threatened Rwandese lawyer and human rights defender, who had been given temporary shelter in The Hague. Previously, Bastiaan was a junior scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, where he conducted research on the Cold War history of nuclear weapons and of human rights. Bastiaan received his research MA in history at the University of Amsterdam, as well as his BA in Philosophy. Bastiaan was born and raised in Amsterdam.
Updated May 2014
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