2022.08.04 Henri Claessen passed away

On July 26, Henri J. M. Claessen passed away. 

Claessen, Henri Joannes Maria (Hans), Henri J. M. Claessen, Prof. Dr. H. J. M. Claessen

(30 November 1930 Wormerveer-26 July 2022 Wassenaar, NL)

He served as Professor of Cultural Anthropology at Leiden University from 1984 to 1994, Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences at Leiden University from 1989 to 1991, and vice-president of the IUAES (International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences) from 1982 to 1992. He was an Honorary Member of Koninklijk Instituut voor Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde/Royal Netherlands Institute of Southeast Asian and Caribbean Studies (Royal Academy of Sciences) and Center for Asian and Pacific Studies (University of Nijmegen), and Honorary Lifetime Member of the IUAES.