Finished projects CLUE+

Projects finished by CLUE+ researchers from 2010 onwards:


Agora: Creating the Historic Fabric for and Providing Web-enabled Access to Objects in Dynamic Historical Sequences.
NWO-research project on digitally mediated public history and museum collections.
Prof. Dr. Susan Legêne, e-mail:

Ancient War Narrative. A combined discourse-linguistic and narratological approach
This NWO-funded program was led by Prof. Dr. Caroline Kroon and Prof.Dr. Irene de Jong (UvA). VU-scholars Suzanne Adema and Lidewij van Gils held post-docs positions in this project, and David Stienaers worked as a PhD-student (VU), together with PhD-student Niels Koopman (UvA). Read More

Atlantic Wall
Prof. Dr. Koos Bosma 


The beginnings of farming in the Marmara Region of NW Turkey.

Excavations at Neolithic Barcın Höyük
Dr. Fokke Gerritsen, e-mail:


Camps as contested sites.

Postwar development of the camps Vught, Westerbork and Amersfoort as heritage.
Prof. Dr. Rob van der Laarse, e-mail:

Creative Industries and Sustainable Heritage Protection, CRISP
Prof. Dr. Susan Legêne, e-mail:


The future of the World Heritage Convention

Commissioned by the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science (OCW)
Prof. Dr. Susan Legêne, e-mail:


Landscapes of war, trauma and occupation. Painful heritage and the dynamics of memory in post-1989 Europe.

Prof. Dr. Rob van der Laarse, e-mail:


Masterplan Coast and Heritage

Prof. Dr. Koos Bosma

Merging boundaries. Phoenician communities in the western Mediterranean and the Atlantic: cultural consumption and adaptation strategies circa 750-550 BC.
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Ocean of knowledge. Globalization and the making of knowledge in the Atlantic world, c. 1680-1850

The key question is how the growth of circulation of people, goods and ideas in the Atlantic world between the 17th and early 19th centuries affected the development of 'useful and reliable' knowledge, and how this body of 'useful and reliable' knowledge in turn affected the growth of globalization. Read more


PhotoCLEC. Photographs, Colonial Legacy and Museums in Contemporary European Culture

Prof. Dr. Susan Legêne, e-mail:

Planting the seeds of change
A bioarchaeological approach to developments in landscape and land use in first-millennium-BC south-east Italy.
Prof. Dr. Jan Paul Crielaard, e-mail:

From Protohistory to History: Social change in Southern Italy at the dawn of the Classical world
Prof. Dr. Gert-Jan Burgers, e-mail:


Sites, Bodies and Stories. The Dynamics of Heritage Formation in Colonial and Postcolonial Indonesia and the Netherlands.
Prof. Dr. Susan Legêne, e-mail:

The social-psychological meaning of heritage for the identity of a region in a leisure context
Michiel Flooren, e-mail:


Terrorscapes in Postwar Europe: Transnational Memory of Totalitarian Terror and Genocide.
Prof. Dr. Rob van der Laarse, e-mail:

Topographical Survey Keratitsa, Laconia, Greece
Dr. Mieke Prent, e-mail:

Topographical Survey Selinous, Laconia, Greece
Dr. Mieke Prent, e-mail:


Urban Nebula: metamorphosis of the Schiphol region in the 20th century

This research project aims to analyze and explain the origins and course of a sweeping metamorphosis in Dutch urban landscapes in the late nineteenth and the twentieth century, viz. a change from compact, relatively sharply delineated areas into a kind of urban `nebula?, where town and country are to a large extent intertwined.
Prof. dr. J.E. Bosma


The Valuation of Cultural Heritage

Subprojects: Real estate prices; Location behaviour of households; Location behaviour of firms; National and international tourism.
Prof. Dr. Jan Rouwendal, e-mail:

The villa of Hoogeloon and the settlement of Riethoven. Key-sites in the Roman rural landscape of the Lower Rhine frontier zone between Limes and loess.
The aim of this project is to analyse three Roman archaeological sites that were excavated in the 1980s. Read more