Tjalling Halbertsma (born 1969 in Doorn) is a lawyer and anthropologist from the Netherlands. Since 1996 he is primarily based in Mongolia and China. He has published several books and articles about Asia, and has written travel stories about Mongolia in the South China Morning Post , Asian Art and Trouw .
Between 2000 and 2004, he served as adviser to Prime Minister of Mongolia Nambaryn Enkhbayar. He was also the adviser to his successful election campaign to become President of Mongolia in 2005.
He has published extensively on Nestorianism in Inner Mongolia which resulted in a Ph.D. at the Sinological Institute of Leiden University in 2007.
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Abraham Kuenen was a Dutch Protestant theologian, the son of an apothecary.
The Bruiningshofje is a hofje in Haarlem, Netherlands.
Geertgen tot Sint Jans, also known as Geertgen van Haarlem, Gerrit van Haarlem, Gerrit Gerritsz, Gheertgen, Geerrit, Gheerrit, or any other diminutive form of Gerald, was an Early Netherlandish painter from the northern Low Countries in the Holy Roman Empire. No contemporary documentation of his life has been traced, and the earliest published account of his life and work is from 1604, in Karel van Mander's Schilder-boeck.
Wander Johannes de Haas was a Dutch physicist and mathematician. He is best known for the Shubnikov–de Haas effect, the de Haas–van Alphen effect and the Einstein–de Haas effect.
The Leidsevaart is a canal between the cities of Haarlem and Leiden in the Netherlands. It was dug in 1657, making it one of the oldest canals in the Netherlands. It was the major means of transport between Leiden and Haarlem for almost two centuries until the rail connection was established in the 19th century. The original stops along the railway mirrored the toll bridges of the canal.
Hendrik Pieter Nicolaas Muller was a Dutch entrepreneur, diplomat, and publicist who started his career as a businessman, trading with East and West Africa. In his mid-twenties he travelled to Zanzibar, Mozambique, and South Africa for business purposes, but showed himself a keen ethnographer as well.
Global Oriental is an imprint of the Dutch publishing house Brill. It used to be trade publishing company based in Kent, United Kingdom. It is the publisher of scholarly books on Japan and East Asia in fields such as History, Martial Arts, Arts and Literature. In April 2010 it was acquired by Brill publishers of Leiden, The Netherlands.
Jacques Legrand is a French linguist and anthropologist. He worked as a translator at the French embassies in Mongolia and China from 1967–68. He specializes in Mongolian literature and history and the Mongolian language.
Erik Zürcher was a Dutch Sinologist. From 1962 to 1993, Zürcher was a professor of history of East Asia at the Leiden University. He was also Director of the Sinological Institute, between 1975 and 1990. His Chinese name was Xǔ Lǐhe (许理和).
Robert Jacobus Forbes or Robert James Forbes was a Dutch chemist and historian of science and professor in the history of applied science and technology at the University of Amsterdam.
Brill is a Dutch international academic publisher founded in 1683 in Leiden, Netherlands. With offices in Leiden, Boston, Paderborn and Singapore, Brill today publishes 275 journals and around 1200 new books and reference works each year. In addition, Brill provides of primary source materials online and on microform for researchers in the humanities and social sciences.
Willem Fredrik Jacob Mörzer Bruyns,, is a Dutch historian of navigational science, specializing in the history of navigational instruments. He rose to be Senior Curator of Navigation at the Nederlands Scheepvaartmuseum before his retirement in 2005. Since 1972, Mörzer Bruyns published several books and a hundred-and-fifteen articles in scholarly journals, on the history of navigation and navigational instruments, and on the exploration of the Dutch in the Arctic, in the nineteenth century. He wrote seventy-five book reviews on these subjects in scholarly journals.
Klaas Henricus Dominicus Maria Dijkhoff is a legal scholar serving as leader of the People's Party for Freedom and Democracy in the House of Representatives since 26 October 2017. He previously was Minister of Defence (2017) and State Secretary for Security and Justice (2015–2017).
August Adrian Pulle was a Dutch professor and botanist. He made important contributions to knowledge of the Flora of Suriname and the island of New Guinea.
Abraham de Vries was a Dutch Mennonite minister, author on literature and member of several societies.
Wilt L. Idema is a Dutch scholar and Sinologist teaching at Harvard University specializing in Chinese literature, with interests in early Chinese drama, Chinese women's literature of the premodern period, Chinese popular narrative ballads, and early development of Chinese vernacular fiction.
Thierry Henri Philippe Baudet is a Dutch politician. He has been Leader of Forum for Democracy since he founded it in 2016. A member of the House of Representatives since 2017, he has also served as the party's parliamentary leader since then.
Hans Renders is a professor of history and biography theory at the University of Groningen. Since 2004, he is also the head of the university's "Biography Institute".
Julius Herman Boeke was a Dutch economist and lawyer. He was a professor of Dutch Constitutional Law at Leiden University, where he lectured and published works on the subject of the economy of the Dutch East Indies.
Hendrik Severinus Pel was a Dutch zoologist and colonial administrator on the Dutch Gold Coast.