Tamara Hartman, originally from the Netherlands, holds a BA in International Development from Wageningen University. After developing an interest in postcolonial and black feminist theory, Tamara chose to continue her studies at Utrecht University where she is currently obtaining an MA in Gender studies. For her internship and thesis she is researching the archive of Joan Ferrier, a pioneer in the Black Migrant Refugee Women’s Movement in the Netherlands. Tamara enjoys writing articles as a freelance journalist in her search to understand her Hindu-Surinamese Dutch identity. Her plans for the future include enrolling in a second masters in colonial history, where she hopes to further research blind spots in our history books.
Updated May 2020