Framing the Dutch Landscape

This is a PhD thesis (Dutch title: Bewogen Lanschap) at the Faculty of the Humanities of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) in the research priority ‘Cultural Heritage’ in a match with the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision.

The main corpus of this study is the collection of 533 historic dissemination films distributed by the Dutch ministry of Agriculture in the period 1945-1985. Promotor is Prof. Dr. Frank P.I.M. van Vree (Media History, UvA). Co-promotors are Prof. Dr. R. (Rob) van der Laarse (Heritage and Memory Studies, UvA) and Prof. Dr. A. (Bert) Hogenkamp (Sound and Vision & Faculty of Arts, VU University Amsterdam).

Parallel to the PhD research is a dissemination program about the heritage values of the modernist Post WW II landscapes conducted by the Cultural Heritage Agency of the Netherlands.