Lynn Berger (1984) is a researcher and journalist. She currently writes for De Correspondent about technology and culture and the interaction between the two.

Earlier she wrote for among others Vrij Nederland, De Groene Amsterdammer, and nrc.next. She is also a PhD student at Columbia University in New York; her research is on nineteenth century photography, innovation and privacy.

 

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Name
Lynn Berger
Expertise
technology, culture

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The State Secrets Files

  • History
  • Family
  • Justice

BELGIUM - In the Netherlands, it has been possible for years: a visit to the Nationaal Archief (National Archive) to find out what your grandfather or grandmother's wartime past was. In Belgium, however, these archives remain closed, for fear that 'certain passions' will flare up. Anoek Nuyens and Lynn Berger on the struggle of historians and archivists for more openness.