Dr Laura Van Broekhoven

Dr Van Broekhoven holds a Professorial Fellowship at Linacre College and is associated with the School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography at Oxford. Previously, she was Chief Curator of the National Museum of World Cultures (Tropenmuseum; National Museum of Ethnology and Afrika Museum) and was a lecturer of archaeology, museum studies and indigenous heritage at Leiden University. A specialist in Middle and South American archaeology and ethnography, she has published on Mayan and Mixtec oral history and Nicaraguan indigenous resistance. Laura’s  museological research interests focus on collaborative museological praxis, repatriation and redress, and the queering of binaries and boundaries with relation to social inclusion.