Eric Ketelaar


Eric Ketelaar (1944) is Emeritus Professor at the University of Amsterdam.

From 1997 to 2009 he was Professor of Archivistics in the Department of Mediastudies (Archive and Information Studies) of the University of Amsterdam . As a honorary fellow of his former department he continues his research which is concerned mainly with the social and cultural contexts of records creation and use.

From 2003 to 2008 he was Honorary Professor at Monash University, Melbourne (Faculty of Information Technology) where he continues to be involved as a Adjunct Senior Research Fellow.

Educated as a lawyer and legal historian, he received his LLM (1967) and LLD (cum laude) degrees from Leiden University.

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