Roosevelt Study Center
The Roosevelt Study Center is active in promoting and investigating the Roosevelt Legacy in transatlantic relations through research, special projects, and public events. It does so through academic publications, facilitating research based on its special collections, and organizing conferences, lectures, and debates. The RSC operates within a vibrant national and international network that includes Cambridge University, Sorbonne Nouvelle, Heidelberg University, the Theodore Roosevelt Association, the Roosevelt Institute, and many Dutch universities. The RSC is a partner institute of LeidenGlobal.
The RSC gratefully acknowledges the financial support of the Province of Zeeland and the Netherlands Ministry of Education, Culture and Science.
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Documentary about history of emigration (in Dutch)
RSC assistant director Hans Krabbendam explained the history of emigration to the United States in a short documentary.Read more
Commemoration of the end of the slave trade
On July 1, 2014, the mayors of Middelburg, Veere and Vlissingen placed a wreath at the slavery monument in Middelburg to commemorate the legal end of slavery in 1863. They were assisted by grade school pupils of the Algemene Basisschool of Middelburg.Read more
In the spotlight
Report of the Roosevelt Trip
On 28 March 2014 the TRAHA was awarded to Ruth van den Akker, a graduate student of the VU University in Amsterdam. She won a trip to the ‘Roosevelt sites’ in New York State. She wrote a report of that trip.
Alumni - Lise Koning
The Roosevelt Study Center has been an ongoing source of support in her quest for a way to continue conducting research in her field of interest after graduating.
Ewoud Bongers is the new intern at the Roosevelt Study Center. He introduces himself.