Thijs Witty

Thijs Witty is a researcher and educator based in Amsterdam. He obtained his PhD at the Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis of the University of Amsterdam and is currently assistant professor at the Film and Literary Studies department of Leiden University. Thijs has worked in the field of artistic research for the past decade and is core team member of the Master Education in Arts at Piet Zwart Institute in Rotterdam. His current research interest is the present and history of popular education in Europe, including non-institutional variants such as video essayism, informal study groups, and worker’s organisation.