Veerle Vanden Daelen


Veerle Vanden Daelen holds a PhD in History from the University of Antwerp. Her dissertation examined the return and reconstruction of Jewish life in Antwerp after the Second World War (1944-1960).

She has held fellowships at the Frankel Institute for Advanced Judaic Studies (University of Michigan) and the Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies (University of Pennsylvania).

Besides numerous articles, she has authored two books, Vrouwbeelden in het Vlaams Blok (Ghent, 2002) and Laten we hun lied verder zingen. De heropbouw van de joodse gemeenschap in Antwerpen na de Tweede Wereldoorlog (1944-1960) (Amsterdam, 2008).

Currently, she coordinates the work package Identification and Investigation for EHRI (European Holocaust Research Infrastructure) at CEGESOMA.

She is also affiliated to the University of Antwerp, where she has taught courses on Migration History, Jewish history, and other topics.