BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Jan Marinus Wiersma * (Chairman)

Historian, former member of the European Parliament

Michel Krielaars * (Secretary)

Editor-in-Chief of the NRC Handelsblad Book Supplement

Former foreign correspondent for NRC Handelsblad in Moscow

Camiel Hamans * (Treasurer)

Linguist, journalist, Professor of Dutch linguistics, Adam Miczkiewicz University at Poznan, Former Secretary general at the European Parliament / Anne Vondeling Stichting

Timothy Garton Ash
Historian and writer,
Fellow of St. Anthony's College, Oxford

Pieter Jan Wolthers *

Retired Dutch diplomat, previously posted in i.a. Moscow, Vienna, Tirana and Warsaw; former Ambassador in Romania, Moldova and Ukraine

* = Executive Board

 

ADVISORY BOARD

Coen Stork (Honorary Chairman)
Retired Dutch Ambassador (a.o. in Romania), Amsterdam

Michel Krielaars * (Chairman)

Editor-in-Chief of the NRC Handelsblad Book Supplement

Former foreign correspondent for NRC Handelsblad in Moscow

Dennis Deletant
Professor of Romanian Studies, the School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University College, London, and the University of Amsterdam

Raymond Detrez

Professor in East European History and Culture
KU University in Leuven and the University of Gent

Margot Dijkgraaf

Director of the Academic Cultural Centre SPUI25, Amsterdam, and literary critic

Robert Elsie

Writer, translator, interpreter,

specialist in Albanian studies

Laurens van Krevelen

Publisher, author, emeritus chairman of the Royal Dutch Book Trade Association KVB, Dr.P.A. Tiele-Stichting, chairman of the Stichting Bibliotheek van het Boekenvak

Michel Krielaars

Editor-in-Chief of the NRC Handelsblad Book Supplement

Former Foreign correspondent for NRC Handelsblad in Moscow

Christina Pribicević Zorich
Literary translator, and former Chief of the Language Services at the Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia in The Hague

Katharina Raabe
Editor, Suhrkamp, Berlin

 

FORMER TRUSTEES

Max van der Stoel - In memoriam

3 August 1924 – 23 April 2011

CEEBP chairman 1995 - 1998

High Commissioner on National Minorities, Organisation for Security & Cooperation in Europe

Laurens van Krevelen, chairman 1998 - 2001 & 2009 - 2010

Publisher, author, emeritus chairman of the Royal Dutch Book Trade Association KVB, Dr.P.A. Tiele-Stichting, chairman of the Stichting Bibliotheek van het Boekenvak

Kathinka Dittrich van Weringh, chair 2001-2003

International cultural advisor, Köln

Aad Nuis, chairman 2003 - 2006

18 July 1933 - 8 November 2007

Writer, vice-minister of Culture

Greetje van den Bergh, chair 2006 - 2009 and 2010 - March 2013

Translator and literary critic, former Vice-President of the University of Amsterdam, President of The Netherlands Commission for UNESCO

Bronisław Geremek - In memoriam
6 March 1932 – 13 July 2008

Member of the European Parliament
Historian, Chair in European Civilisation,

College of Europe, Warsaw

György Bence - In memoriam

8 December 1941 - 28 October 2006

Professor of Philosophy at the Loránd Eötvös University of Budapest

Walter Baars, Treasurer
Former General Director, ABN-Amro,
Amsterdam

Jos de Beus

27 november 1952 – 16 januari 2013
Professor of Political Science,
University of Amsterdam

Mies Bouhuys

Writer and playwright, Amsterdam

Maarten Brands

Director of the German Institute and Professor of Contemporary History, University of Amsterdam

Robert Elsie

Writer, translator, interpreter,

specialist in Albanian studies

François Furet - In memoriam

27 March 1927 - 12 July 1997

Historian, Director of the Centre de Recherches Politiques Raymond Aron, Paris

Christiane Hardy

27 July 1950 - 8 February 2013
Former Editor, Van Gennep, Querido, and Van Oorschot publishing houses, Amsterdam

Jerzy Jedlicky

Historian, Warsaw

Institute for History at the Polish Academy of Science; Collegium Invisibile

Eda Kriseová

Writer, Prague

Frank Ligtvoet

Director of the Foundation for the Production and Translation of Dutch Literature, Amsterdam

Theo Quené

Chairman of the Council for Public Housing, Country Planning and Environmen­tal Management

Thomas Simon, Board Secretary 1998 - 2012
Director of Netlaw, Alkmaar

Maria Vlaar
Deputy Director, Foundation for the Production and Translation of Dutch Literature, Amsterdam; editor

Rudi Wester

Director, Foundation for the Production and Translation of Dutch Literature, Amsterdam

Elizabeth Winter
Former Editor, Times Literary Supplement, London

 

FORMER ADVISORY BOARD MEMBERS

Lord Ralf Dahrendorf - In memoriam

1 May 1929 – 17 June 2009

Sorin Alexandrescu

Professor of Roman Languages and Semiotics, University of Amsterdam

Hendrik Brugmans

Emeritus Rector, Collège d'Europe, Bruges (1906 - 1997) In memoriam - see Newsletter No.1

Richard Crampton
Professor Emeritus in History, Edmund Hall,
Oxford University

Wolfgang Eichwede
Professor Emeritus in History, Forschungsstelle Osteuropa,
University of Bremen

Raymond Georis
Former Managing Director of the Association for Innovative Cooperation in Europe, Brussels

Martin Hála

Assistant Professor at the Charles University, Prague

Martin van den Heuvel

Journalist, slavist, lecturer in East European Studies at the University of Amsterdam, research fellow at the Netherlands Institute of International Relations Clingendael

Chris Keulemans

Former Director of the Cultural Center De Balie, Amsterdam

Dragan Klaić - In memoriam

27 April 1950 - 25 August 2011

Director of the Theatre Institute and Professor of Dramaturgy, University of Amsterdam

Martin Mooij

Former Director of Poetry International

Thorsten Oestreich

Editor, Frankfurter Buchmesse

Nevenka Tromp-Vrkić

Lecturer in East European Studies, University of Amsterdam, and Research Fellow at the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, The Hague

Per Wästberg

Writer and former President of International PEN

Max Weisglas

23 May 1921 – 18 March 2003

Professor of European Studies in Amsterdam and Antwerp

Willem Weststeijn

Professor of Russian and Slavonic Languages,

University of Amsterdam

Elizabeth Winter
Former Editor, Times Literary Supplement, London