posted March 14, 2001

Talk on Friend of Van Raalte

Dr. George Harinck, a scholar from the
Netherlands, will present the address "Henry E. Dosker:
Friend of A.C. Van Raalte and Abraham Kuyper" at Hope
College on Thursday, March 29, at 4 p.m. in Winants
Auditorium of Graves Hall.

The public is invited. Admission is free.

The lecture is sponsored by the A.C. Van Raalte
Institute, a historical research center focusing on Dutch-
American immigration history of the 19th and 20th centuries.
Graves Hall is located on College Avenue at Graves Place
(11th Street).

Harinck is a member of the staff of the Historical
Documentation Center of the Free University of Amsterdam,
and is the director of the Archives in Kampen of the
Reformed Churches (Vrijgemaakt) in the Netherlands. He is
the editor of three journals and is on the board of three
academic foundations, serving two as president.

He has a deep interest in Dutch-American
immigration history and has published extensively in that
field as well as in other areas. His most recent books
include "Breaches and Bridges: Reformed Subcultures in the
Netherlands, Germany and the United States" (2000) and
"Sharing the Reformed Tradition: The Dutch-North American
Exchange, 1846-1996" (1996).

Harinck is a graduate of Leiden University and
received a doctorate in history from the Free University of
Amsterdam in 1993.