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Dr. Guno Jones is an interdisciplinary researcher. Currently, as part of the research project ‘Regulating Mixed Intimacies in Europe’, he conducts research on the regulation and construction of ‘Mixed Intimacies in European Law’. Previously, he (mainly) held research positions at Leiden University, the University of Amsterdam and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. He lectured at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (Faculty of Law, Faculty of Social Sciences, Faculty of Humanities), University of Amsterdam (Faculty of Humanities) and the Institute for Graduate Studies and Research at the Anton de Kom University (Paramaribo) . His main research interests are on political discourses on citizenship, post-colonial migration and the nation in the Netherlands, Belgium and the UK; the politics of  World War II heritage in the Netherlands and its former colonies; the politics of the heritage of colonialism and slavery in the Netherlands; the construction and politics of 'mixedness'. He published on these subjects in various publications; As a lecturer, he taught (among others things) on the research subjects mentioned, as well as on historical research methods and qualitative (social science) research methods & ethics.

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normalization Social Sciences
Social Relations Social Sciences
inclusion Social Sciences
democracy Social Sciences
cause Social Sciences
Antilles Arts & Humanities
Second World War Arts & Humanities
The Netherlands Arts & Humanities

Research Output 1999 2018

"Activism" and the afterlives of Dutch Colonialism

Jones, G. R., 2018, Smash the Pillars: Decoloniality and the Imaginary of Color in the Dutch Kingdom. Weiner, M. & Carmona Báez, A. (eds.). Lanham/Boulder/New York/London: Lexington Books, p. 161-173 13 p. (Decolonial Options for the Social Sciences).

Research output: Chapter in Book / Report / Conference proceedingChapterAcademic

Migrant Art and the Politics of Language

Jones, G. R., 28 Jun 2018, Words Matter: An Unfinished Guide to Word Choices in the Cultural Sector. Modest, W. & Lelijveld, R. (eds.). Tropenmuseum/Afrika Museum/Museum Volkenkunde/Wereldmuseum, p. 57-61 5 p. (Work in progress; vol. 1).

Research output: Chapter in Book / Report / Conference proceedingChapterProfessional

Migrantenkunst en de politiek van taal

Jones, G. R., 2018, Woorden doen ertoe: Een incomplete gids voor woordkeuze binnen de culturele sector. Modest, W. & Lelijveld, R. (eds.). Tropenmuseum/Afrika Museum/Museum Volkenkunde/Wereldmuseum, p. 59-63 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book / Report / Conference proceedingChapterProfessional

Inversing Dependence. The Dutch Antilles, Suriname and the Desperate Netherlands during World War II

Jones, G. & Captain, E., 2017, World War II and the Caribbean. Eccles, K. & Mc Collin, D. (eds.). UWI Press, p. 40-71 31 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book / Report / Conference proceedingChapterAcademicpeer-review

Second World War
The Netherlands

Activities 2002 2019

  • 39 Lecture / Presentation
  • 1 Conference
  • 1 Expert meeting

European Conference on Politics and Gender, University of Amsterdam

Guno Jones (Participant)
4 Jul 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventConferenceAcademic

The violence of Citizenship in the Colonial past and the ‘Post-Colonial

Guno Jones (Speaker)
11 Jul 2019

Activity: Lecture / PresentationProfessional

Anton de Kom, Citizenship and the question of violence

Guno Jones (Speaker)
9 Jul 2019

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic

Dutch politicians, Postcolonial citizens and the Dutch nation in the post World War II era

G.R. Jones (Invited speaker)
22 Mar 2013

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic

Is it safe? The Racialized Liquidity of Citizenship and Illegality

J. Amaya Castro (Speaker), G.R. Jones (Speaker)
29 Jan 2013

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic

Press / Media

Colonialism and second-class citizenship in present-day Netherlands

Guno Jones


1 media contribution

Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities