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Valika Smeulders
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Valika Smeulders

Valika Smeulders, PhD, specializes in social diversity, heritage, museums and the slavery past. She has written on heritage institutions and the presentation of the slavery past in The Netherlands and Curaçao, Suriname, Ghana and South Africa. As the owner of Pasado Presente she works on new heritage presentations and new audiences. As a researcher for KITLV (Royal Netherlands Institute of Southeast Asian and Caribbean Studies, Leiden) she studies the Dutch Caribbean diaspora and new definitions of heritage.