Introducing: Honorata Mazepus
Honorata Mazepus works at the research group Political Legitimacy since september 1st 2011 and studies Russia within that group.
Catholics were slow to respond to the Revolt in the Netherlands
Historians have long known that Catholics played a significant role in the Revolt of the Netherlands (1520-1635). But what did the Revolt mean to indi...
What kept Eurasian empires together?
How do you integrate minorities into a society, and what kind of influence does this have on the collective identity? These questions may seem modern,...
Re-education of Netherlands Indies children
In the late colonial Netherlands Indies, starting from 1892, homes were set up for the re-education of children. At first by private individuals, late...
Beyond the city wall: history of Batavia's hinterland
Throughout the 17th and 18th centuries, the city of Batavia was supplied with produce by its hinterland, known as the Ommelanden. Bondan Kanumoyoso st...
Introducing: Håvar Solheim
Håvar Solheim started his PhD at the Institute for History and the Centre for Study and Documentation of Latin-America, Amsterdam (CEDLA) April 1st 2011.
‘Research on slave ships too moralistic’
‘In recent publications about the slave trade the same rhetorical weapons are used as two centuries ago in the battle for the abolition of the British...
Outstanding Academic Titles for 2010
Cambridge History of South Africa, volume 1: From early times to 1885 (edited by Carolyn Hamilton, Bernard K. Mbenga, and Robert Ross) made Choice mag...
Introducing: Carolyn Nakamura
Carolyn Nakamura works as a postdoctoral researcher on the profile area Global Interactions.
Kim Beerden nieuwe UD Oude Geschiedenis
In Augustus 2012 Kim Beerden will join the staff of the Institute for History as lecturer in Ancient History.
Book recommendation from ... Meike de Goede
Every month a member of the Institute for History tells about a book that inspired him or her. Afterwards, the pen is passed on to another colleague. ...
Introducing: Leonor Álvarez Francés
From 15 augustus 2014 onward, Leonor Álvarez Francés is appointed as PhD student on Raymond Fagels NWO project ‘Facing the Enemy. The Spanish Army Com...