Etty Martha Mulder

Arnhem, the Netherlands, 30 March 1946 – Maarn, the Netherlands, 18 May 2020

Professsor of Musicology, Comparative Arts, Holocaust in the Arts
Nijmegen University 1982–2007

 

Etty Mulder

Foto: Lutgarde Vanvuchelen,
naar een idee van Etty Mulder

 

Topics and research questions

musicology
art and psychoanalysis
music and psychoanalysis
history and psychoanalysis
music, poetry and iconology in the late Middle Ages
music, poetry and iconology of the post-tonal era; expressionism, seriality

the psychobiography of the artist
music in the Nazi Death Camps
art and survival
art as a vehicle of resistance
art therapy

the music of
Guillaume de Machaut 1300–1377
W.A. Mozart 1756–1791
Gustav Mahler 1860–1911
Pierre Boulez 1925–2016

the biographies of
Hildegard von Bingen 1098–1179
Helene Nolthenius 1920–2000

 

Positions

19752020
Writer and publicist

1982–2007
Professor of Musicology, Comparative Arts, Holocaust in the Arts
Radboud University Nijmegen, Faculty of Arts (RUN)
Departments of Musicology, Comparative Arts, Cultural Studies, Holocaust Studies

19872020  
Stichting Kunstenaarsverzet 1942–1945
Foundation for Artists Resistance 1942–1945
chair

20142020  
Otto Klemperer Film Foundation
member of the supervisory board

1984–1997
Praemium Erasmianum Foundation
Stichting Praemium Erasmianum
member of the board

1998–2020
Foundation Hildegard von Bingen
chair

20002020
Foundation Pierre Boulez
chair

2005–2020
Foundation Scivias
member of the board

2009–2020
Foundation Mens en Melodie Magazine
chair

1990–2005
University Chair: Intergenerational Holocaust Effects
(Bijzondere leerstoel Transgenerationele oorlogsgevolgen)
RUN, Department of Psychiatry
Initiator and founder of the chair on behalf of Stichting Kunstenaarsverzet 1942–1945
member of the board

 

Project positions

1999–2005
Project
Holocaust in the Arts
Faculty of Arts RUN, Stichting Kunstenaarsverzet 1942–1945
in collaboration with
Camp Westerbork Memorial
Ministery VWS
coordinator of research

2006–2008
Project
Shoah Children Holocausteducation
Stichting Kunstenaarsverzet 1942-1945
in collaboration with
Faculty of Arts RUN, Camp Vught Memorial Center and Ministry of VWS
coordinator of research

2008–2010
Project
The Memory of the Shoah in the Intercultural World
Stichting Kunstenaarsverzet 1942-1945
in collaboration with
RUN, Yad Vashem Jerusalem, International School of Philosopy, Ministry of VWS
coordinator of research

 

Positions before 1995

Nederlandse Mozart Vereniging
member of the board, vice president

Stichting Mozartweek Zeist
member of the board

Open University Heerlen, Cultural Studies programme
chief editor of musicology courses and curriculum

Nieuw Utrechts Dagblad
music editor in chief

De Volkskrant
member of the editorial board for music and culture

Het Vervolg (de Volkskrant)
weekly columnist

Preludium Concertgebouwnieuws
monthly columnist

KUN-Nieuws (university newspaper)
weekly columnist

NOS, BRT
programme maker music and text

 

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