is a historian and anthropologist and is affiliated with the History and Politics department of the AfricaMuseum. He specializes in the history of colonial museums, science and culture. In 2005 he published Congo tentoongesteld. Een geschiedenis van de Belgische antropologie en het museum van Tervuren (1882-1925) [Congo Exhibited. A history of Belgian anthropology and the museum of Tervuren]. In addition, he is involved in several projects, such as CONGOCONNECT, CAHN and HOME; a research project on the presence of human remains in Belgium. He is co-organizer of the annual summer school on colonial and African history for history teachers. He participated in various exhibitions, such as 'Congo Far West' and 'Human Zoo’.