Peter Lindhoud

Peter Lindhoud is a PhD candidate at the African Studies Centre Leiden. His PhD research project is on Ecumenical concern about racial differences and rapid social change in Northern Rhodesia 1924-1964.
Peter holds a master degree in history from the Catholic University (now Radboud University) Nijmegen. He has a teaching degree in history and geography from Moller Instituut Tilburg. He was a history teacher at Lundazi Secondary School, Zambia. Later he became lecturer in history at the teacher training department of Windesheim University of Applied Sciences in Zwolle. After lecturing he became International Relations officer at Windesheim University, coordinating educational projects in Europe, Zambia and South Africa. Besides that he has been active in a Church missionary and diaconal organization. Currently, he is the chairman of Educaid, a small development aid foundation.
Has published in history tekst books and articles about local history.
Keywords: African history, Ecumenical Movement, racism, nationalism, effects of industrialisation.