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Rollins College

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Spring 2022

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Netherlands: International Perspectives on Sexuality and Gender


This research aims to better understand how race figures into the policies, processes, and materials at IHLIA LGBT Heritage, Europe’s largest LGBT-focused archive. By situating IHLIA within the broader history of alternative archives and Dutch homonationalism, the different ways in which race is an important consideration for the archive is examined. Particular attention is paid to the history, organization and location of the archive as well as the publicly funded nature of IHLIA to better understand the possibilities and limitations posed by the notion of an LGBT archive as opposed to a queer(ed) archive.


Archival Science | Dutch Studies | Gender and Sexuality | Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Studies | Politics and Social Change | Race, Ethnicity and Post-Colonial Studies


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