Rosemarijn Hoefte is Professor of the History of Suriname after 1873 at the University of Amsterdam and a senior researcher at the KITLV in Leiden. Her main research interests are the history of post-abolition Suriname, migration and unfree labour, and Caribbean contemporary history.
Books by this author
Departing from Java
Javanese Labour, Migration and Diaspora
• First systematic examination of the Javanese diaspora as a global phenomenon.
• Traces the origins and analyses the development of this diaspora.
• Surveys Javanese migration and communities in Asia (including the Middle East), Oceania and the Americas.