Jilt Jorritsma

Netherlands, 1991

Jilt Jorritsma is a historian. He studied modern history at the University of Groningen, worked as editor for the journal of history Groniek and is a member of the Professional Ethics for Historians working group of the Royal Dutch Historical Society. With his essay ‘Ode aan het vreemde’ (‘In Praise of Otherness’), which he wrote after a stay at the Royal Dutch Institute in Rome, he won the Nexus Connect essay competition 2016.