Anne Miranda Van der Spek. Concluiu o(a) Master program em antropología em 1994/08/30 pelo(a) Universiteit van Amsterdam Afdeling Sociologie en Antropologie (Visual Anthropology). Frequenta o(a) Postgraduate Certificate em Pensamiento y Cultura de los Pueblos Negros pelo(a) Universidad Complutense de Madrid. Atua na(s) área(s) de Ciências Sociais: Visual Anthropology and Ethnomusicology. Besides she is an active tuba player.

Identificação pessoal

Nome completo
Anne Miranda Van der Spek

Nomes de citação

  • Spek, Miranda

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Ciência ID


  • http://www.mirandasfilmproducties.nl (Profissional)

Domínios de atuação

  • Ciências Sociais


Idioma Conversação Leitura Escrita Compreensão Peer-review
Holandês (Idioma materno)
Inglês Utilizador proficiente (C1) Utilizador independente (B2) Utilizador independente (B1) Utilizador proficiente (C1) Utilizador elementar (A2)
Espanhol; Castelhano Utilizador proficiente (C2) Utilizador independente (B2) Utilizador proficiente (C1) Utilizador proficiente (C1) Utilizador proficiente (C1)
Francês Utilizador independente (B2) Utilizador independente (B1) Utilizador elementar (A2) Utilizador independente (B2) Utilizador elementar (A2)
Português Utilizador independente (B2) Utilizador independente (B2) Utilizador elementar (A2) Utilizador independente (B1) Utilizador elementar (A1)
Alemão Utilizador elementar (A2) Utilizador elementar (A2) Utilizador elementar (A2) Utilizador elementar (A2) Utilizador elementar (A1)
Italiano Utilizador elementar (A1) Utilizador elementar (A2) Utilizador elementar (A1) Utilizador elementar (A2) Utilizador elementar (A1)
Grau Classificação
Em curso
Pensamiento y Cultura de los Pueblos Negros (Postgraduate Certificate)
Especialização em Antropología
Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Espanha
1987/09/01 - 1994/08/30
Master program antropología (Master)
Especialização em Antropología visual
Universiteit van Amsterdam Afdeling Sociologie en Antropologie, Países Baixos
"The Devil´s Horn, the role of brass bands on patron saint feasts" (TESE/DISSERTAÇÃO)
Percurso profissional


Categoria Profissional
Instituição de acolhimento
2015/06/01 - 2015/11/15 Research and production for film about Buddhism in the Netherlands Museum Volkenkunde, Países Baixos
Museum Volkenkunde, Países Baixos
2013/09/01 - 2014/06/30 Audiovisual researcher and filmmaker Universiteit Leiden, Países Baixos
Koninklijke Nederlandse Academie van Wetenschappen, Países Baixos
1994/09/01 - 2012/08/01 Audiovisual researcher and independent filmmaker for exhibitions Tropenmuseum, Países Baixos
Tropenmuseum, Países Baixos
2008/08/01 - 2010/09/01 audiovisual research and production films about music and migration Tropenmuseum, Países Baixos
Tropenmuseum, Países Baixos
1998/01/01 - 1998/09/30 Audiovisual and anthropological research for film Nederlandse Rijksoverheid, Países Baixos
Nederlandse Rijksoverheid, Países Baixos
1992/09/01 - 1994/08/30 Production thesis film: The Devil´s Horn and cd Frozen Brass Universiteit van Amsterdam, Países Baixos
Universiteit van Amsterdam Afdeling Sociologie en Antropologie, Países Baixos


Outra produção
  1. Spek, Miranda. 2018. Musical documentary Lely-suite. A musical documentary made for the commemoration of 100 years of the Zuiderzee-Act by the Dutch government, which turned the wild Zuiderzee into a lake. The film was made to honour engineer Cornelis Lely, with archive images, interviews and the special composed music-suite, performed by Amsterdam Brass Quintet on the dike in the landscape.. http://amsterdambrassquintet.nl/nieuws-1.html.
  2. Spek, Miranda. 2016. Musical documentary Water-Woestenij (Water-Dessert). A poetic documentary about the fled of 1916 in the Netherlands. Made for television and the commemoration in 2016. Locals tell their personal wonderful stories on a special ´story-tell-chair´ in the landscape. Musicians made special compositions for the film, recorded in the landscape. You feel the storm with trumpet sounds over the water and with beautiful goosebumps songs..
  3. Spek, Miranda. 2016. Documentary Buddhism from Dutch Soil. Documentary based on the anthropological research carried out by Miranda van der Spek about modern forms of expression of Buddhism in the Netherlands. Commissioned by Volkenkunde Museum, Leiden, for the exhibition The Buddha.. https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B-Rs8S0GZl75UWdNelFNT1dmN0E.
  4. Spek, Miranda. 2012. DoReMixMax - A escravatura contada através da música. Programa educativo que consiste de uma sequência de filmes retraçando a historia do comercio de escravos africanos a partir da Holanda, passando pela Angola até o Brasil. Projeto baseando-se na pesquisa scientifica: “Brass Unbound, secret children of the colonial brass band” from Prof. R. Boonzajer Flaes, um projecto para o qual tenho realizado investigações no Brasil e Bolivia entre ´92 e ´98.. https://www.doremixmax.org/pt/.
  5. Spek, Miranda. 2011. Documentary Worth Repeating! About music from the Ouldémé people, Mandara Mountains, North Cameroun. Review Dutch newspaper: “ 'Only one flute is not satisfactory´ says a musicians in the fascinating film from Van der Spek, in which she portraits an almost untouched music culture in North Cameroun. It´s minimal music ´avant la lettre´ the perfect opening of the World Minimal Music Festival”. This film is based on 10 years of research from musicologist Nathalie Fernando (University Montreal).. https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B2JPotiVhZ9TdXdsV1NtWWNvX2c.
  6. Spek, Miranda. 2008. Boundless Stories - Nine short films about migrant musicians and artists for exhibition. The portraits are about: the musical instrument the kora from Mali, the musical instrument the saz from Turque, the Noh masks from Japan, the Jaguar mask from Mexico, the Morenada mask from Bolivia, the Water stick puppets from Vietnam, the String puppets from Birma, the storytelling Staff from Iran, the Jan Klaassen and Katrijn puppets from the Netherlands. http://www.mirandasfilmproducties.nl/Site_3/verhalenreis.html.
  7. Spek, Miranda. 2008. Travelling Music, documentaries about the ukelele, the accordion and brass instruments. Three large screen documentaries, made for Music World Exhibition in Tropenmuseum. Films about the curious wanderings of the instruments and their performers: how the ukulele went from Portugal via Hawaii and the Moluccas to the Netherlands, how the Austrian accordion came to the North of Mexico and how wind instruments were taken by soldiers and missionaries to the farthest corners of the world.. https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B-Rs8S0GZl75RzJmcjhrdEdNT2s.
  8. Spek, Miranda. 2002. videocompilation Dutch Crown Prince Willem Alexander meets The Asantehene, King of Ashanti in Ghana. Videocompilation for the visit of Otumfuo Nana Osei Tutu II on 17-06-2002 to Tropenmuseum, Netherlands.
  9. Spek, Miranda. 1998. Educational Film The hidden treasures of Qala Qala (de verborgen schatten van Qala Qala). A educational fiction film about Bolivian culture, made for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation. As an anthropologist I was involved to control the accuracy of the way Bolivia was depicted in this film. The Film was premiered on the Dutch Film Festival of Utrecht, shown on Dutch television and used in primary schools.. https://www.filmfestival.nl/archief/de-verborgen-schatten-van-qala-qala/.
  10. Spek, Miranda. 1994. Documentary The Devil´s Horn. A documentary about brass bands on the patron saint feasts in the highlands of Bolivia. The documentary is the result of an investigation carried out by M. van der Spek into the role and function of the bandas in Oruro, Bolivia. For a year, she herself played the tuba with the banda "Espectacular Pagador de Oruro", which greatly assisted her in the making of the documentary.. http://www.mirandasfilmproducties.nl/Site_3/Devil_Horn.html.
  11. Spek, Miranda. 1994. Cd Frozen Brass Africa & Latin America - Anthology of Brass Band Music #2. Recordings Bolívia and peru and linernotes booklet, ethnic series. https://www.discogs.com/Various-Frozen-Brass-Africa-Latin-America-Anthology-Of-Brass-Band-Music-2/release/6758292.

Consultoria / Parecer

Descrição da atividade Instituição / Organização
2012/09/01 - 2013/09/30 Production of serie films about hidden messages in African languages for Conference Radboud Universiteit, Países Baixos

Universiteit Leiden, Países Baixos

Taalstudio, Países Baixos
1994/08/01 - 1998/06/30 Lectures, radioprogramms, filmevents, conferences about Brassmusic traditions worldwide Universiteit van Amsterdam, Países Baixos
1994/01/01 - 1996/06/30 Researcher and advisor for exhibition about Bolivia Tropenmuseum, Países Baixos


2006 Special mention for Focus on Water Films, World Water Forum, México and in Unesco catalogue
United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization, França
1996 Student Prize for Documentary The Devil´s Horn
Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Göttingen Arbeitsstelle Hamburg, Alemanha