Rosalien van der Poel
Rosalien van der Poel is a board member of the Royal Asian Art Society in the Netherlands (KVVAK). She works at Leiden University as Institute Manager of the Academy Creative and Performing Arts. Furthermore, she is a research associate at Museum Volkenkunde, National Museum of World Cultures. In November 2016, she graduated as a PhD at the Graduate School for Humanities, affiliated to the Leiden University Centre for Arts in the Society with the dissertation Made for Trade – Made in China. Chinese export paintings in Dutch collections: art and commodity. With her profound knowledge of Chinese export paintings in Dutch collections she emphatically advocates the significant value of these collections.