Peter Boomgaard

Portrait of Peter   Boomgaard

Peter Boomgaard (? - 10 Jan. 2022) was a senior researcher at the Royal Institute of Linguistics and Anthropology, Leiden, the Netherlands, and professor of economic and environmental history of Southeast Asia at the University of Amsterdam.

He directed the KITVL (Koninklijk Instituut voor Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde - Royal Netherlands Institute of Southeast Asian and Caribbean Studies), Leiden, from 1991 to 2000. He specialized in early history of the Malay Peninsula.

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