Bram van den Hout

Bram van den Hout is a junior researcher at the International Institute of Social History and his fields of interest are Slavery, Piracy, and Violence in the Dutch East Indian Company. Through the VALUE Foundation he also explores the intersection between video games and history.

He co-authored the book Testimonies of Enslavement: Sources on Slavery from the Indian Ocean World and three articles (set for publication in 2020) all on slavery and the slave trade within and around the city of Cochin on the Southwest Indian coast, at the time controlled by the Dutch East India Company.

Books by Bram van den Hout

Return to the Interactive Past

The Interplay of Video Games and Histories

Edited by Csilla E. Ariese-Vandemeulebroucke, Krijn H.J. Boom, Bram van den Hout, Angus A.A. Mol & Aris Politopoulos | Forthcoming

A defining fixture of our contemporary world, video games offer a rich spectrum of engagements with the past. Beyond a source of entertainment, video games are cultural expressions that support and influence social interactions. Games…

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