Stephan Egbert Arie van Galen
|1971||born in Heemskerk on 12 May|
|1983-1989||Rynlands Lyceum Oegstgeest and Strabrecht College|
|1989-1995||studied history (MA), Leiden University|
|1992-1993||studied imperial history at King’s College, London|
|1995-1996||studied South Asian history with VSB-scholarship (MA), SOAS London|
|1996||research assistant (Arakan studies), Oriental and India Office Collections of the British Library; fellow of the Royal Asiatic Society|
|1997-2000||PhD research Leiden University|
|2001||editor for mainland Southeast Asia with the Newsletter of the IIAS, Leiden|
|2000-2003||policy advisor for Quality Assurance later for Research Policy, with the Association of Universities in the Netherlands (Vereniging van Universiteiten, VSNU)|
|2003-2010||policy advisor, with the Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders (Nederlands Vlaamse Accreditatieorganisatie, NVAO), The Hague|
|2007-present||coordinator 2e phase accreditation, NVAO|
|2008||PhD under the supervision of D.H.A. Kolff, Leiden University|
|2014-present||chief policy officer and secretary of the executive committee, NVAO|
2002 “Arakan at the turn of the first millennium of the Arakanese Era.” In: Jos Gommans and Jacques Leider (eds), The maritime frontier of Burma: exploring political, cultural and commercial interaction in the Indian Ocean world, 1200-1800, Leiden: KITLV, pp. 151-162.
2005 “Slaves and tyrants: the impact of Dutch demand on the Bengal slave market in the seventeenth century.” In: S. Chutinantarond (ed.), Rakhine history conference at the Chulalongkorn University 2005, Chulalongkorn University Press Bangkok, pp.
2006 “The Anglo-Burmese wars” and “British Burma.” In: The Encyclopedia of Western Colonialism, MacMillan-Thompson-Gale, pp.
2008 Arakan and Bengal: the rise and decline of the Mrauk U kingdom (Burma) from the fifteenth to the seventeeth century AD, [s.l.]. – PhD thesis Leiden; also published as e-book.