Siri Driessen is a lecturer and researcher at the Department of Arts and Culture Studies at the Erasmus University Rotterdam.
She received her PhD 'Touching War. An Ethnographic Analysis of War Tourism In Europe' at the Erasmus University in 2020. Her research focuses on war and memory studies, cultural tourism, and cultural studies. She is currently working on a research project about veteran return trips to Bosnia and is involved with CultSense.
Siri obtained a bachelor degree in History at the University of Amsterdam as well as a BA in Fine Arts. She received a research master in Cultural Analysis (cum laude) at the University of Amsterdam.
SR (Siri) Driessen (4 mei 2021) - Interview on Radio 1 about war tourism - Interview on Radio 1 about war tourism
Siri Driessen (2021) - Back with a mission. An interdisciplinary analysis of veteran return trips to former Yugoslavia - Veteran politics and memory conference
Lise Zurne, Siri Driessen, Laurie Slegtenhorst & Pieter Heede (2019) - Users in focus: Memory consumers in academic research to popular representations of war history - Memory Studies Association Conference
Maria Grever & Siri Driessen (2018) - Reenactment and bodily understanding. The significance of visits tot historical war sites for the Dutch military - International conference: The Battlefield after the Battle
SR (Siri) Driessen (2021) - Het belang en de betekenis van terugkeerreizen