Jesse van Amelsvoort

The Netherlands, 1992

Jesse van Amelsvoort studies Euroculture at the universities of Göttingen and Groningen. He is also working as researcher for the Department of Law at Utrecht University and as editor for 8Weekly Webmagazine. Earlier, he studied literature and philosophy in Utrecht and London. With his essay on the ill-fated train hijacking at Wijster in 1975, he won the 2014 Connect Essay Contest.