Universiteit Leiden

nl en

Albertine Bloemendal

Guest

Name
Dr. N.A. Bloemendal
Telephone
+31 71 527 2159
E-mail
n.a.bloemendal@hum.leidenuniv.nl

Fields of interest

American history and politics, New Diplomatic History, media and politics, mass-media and international relations, (video)journalism, documentary film, informal diplomacy and elite-networks, transatlantic relations.

Research

Albertine’s current research deals with U.S. history and transatlantic relations with one project focusing on the role of non-state actors,  public diplomacy and public memory in the construction of transatlantic bi-lateral relations as well as a post-war ‘Atlantic Community’ and another project focusing on the transatlantic transfer of political ideas.

Curriculum vitae

Albertine Bloemendal received both her BA (2006) and MA (2008) in American Studies cum laude from the Radboud University in Nijmegen. During this period she also studied a semester as an exchange student at Boston College, did an internship at the Political Department of the Netherlands Embassy in Washington D.C., and completed a minor in Journalism and New Media at Leiden University. In 2009 she won the Theodore Roosevelt American History Award for her MA thesis “Abraham Kuyper’s Road to the White House: How Kuyperian Thought Came to Influence American Welfare Reform.” After working for several years as a journalist, Albertine began working as a lecturer at Leiden University in 2013. In 2017 she also defended her PhD dissertation “Reframing the Diplomat: Ernst van der Beugel and the Cold War Atlantic Community” at Leiden University.

Published Work

Scholarly

  • Bloemendal, N.A. (2018), Reframing the Diplomat: Ernst van der Beugel and the Cold War Atlantic Community. Leiden: Brill. (Book).
  • Bloemendal, N.A. (6 September 2017), Reframing the Diplomat: Ernst van der Beugel and the Cold War Atlantic Community (PhD thesis. Institute for History, Humanities, Leiden). Supervisor(s) and Co-supervisor(s):Scott-Smith G.P., Kersten A.E. (PhD thesis).
  • Bloemendal, N.A. (2014), “Between Dinner Table and Formal Diplomacy: Ernst van der Beugel as an Unofficial Diplomat for an Atlantic Community”,  New Global Studies, 8 (1): 103–119.  (journal article, ‘refereed’).
  • Bloemendal, N.A. (2014), “The Unofficial Struggle for Atlantic Unity: Private Transatlantic Conflict Management during the Cold War”, European Association for American Studies 60th Anniversary Conference, The Hague, The Netherlands. (conference paper: refereed).
  • Bloemendal, N.A. (2014), “Ernst van der Beugel as an Unofficial Diplomat for an Atlantic Community”, Transatlantic Studies Association’s 13th Annual Conference, Gent University, Gent, Belgium. (conference paper: refereed).
  • Bloemendal, N.A. (2013), “Ernst van der Beugel (1918-2004): Private Diplomat for an Atlantic Community”, Reframing Diplomacy: New Diplomatic History in the Benelux and Beyond, New Diplomatic History Network Conference, Leiden University, Leiden, the Netherlands. (conference paper: refereed).
  • Bloemendal, N.A. (2012), “Between Dinner Table and Formal Diplomacy: Ernst van der Beugel, (In)formal Diplomacy and Elite-Networks in Pursuit of a Cold War Atlantic Community”, Heidelberg Center for American Studies Spring Academy, Universität Heidelberg, Germany. (conference paper: refereed).
  • Bloemendal, N.A. (2012), “Ernst van der Beugel – a Transatlantic Mediator”, HOTCUS Annual Conference, Roosevelt Study Center, Middelburg, the Netherlands. (conference paper: refereed).

Professional

  • Bloemendal, N.A. (2018), “Ernst van der Beugel: Privédiplomaat voor een Atlantische Gemeenschap”, Atlantisch Perspectief 42 (1): 11-15.
  • Bloemendal, N.A. (2017), 70 jaar Marshallplan: Oorsprong, omvang en impact van het naoorlogse Amerikaanse hulpprogramma, lesmodule Atlantische Commissie.

Popular

  • Bloemendal, N.A. (2013) ‘Onder Barack Obama zal het bij dromen blijven’. Trouw  
    (Contribution for newspaper or weekly magazine).
  • Bloemendal, N.A. (2013) ‘Obama, wees diplomaat in de kwestie-Poetin’. Trouw  
    (Contribution for newspaper or weekly magazine).
  • Bloemendal, N.A. (2013) ‘Tweestrijd Republikeinen kan Obama maken of breken’. Trouw
    (Contribution for newspaper or weekly magazine).
  • Bloemendal, N.A. (2012) ‘Democraten en Republikeinen leven in gescheiden werelden’. Trouw  (Contribution for newspaper or weekly magazine).
  • Bloemendal, N.A. (2009) ‘Zo veroverde Kuyper na een eeuw het Witte Huis’. Trouw (Contribution for newspaper or weekly magazine).
  • Bloemendal, N.A. (2009) ‘Boeren bestudeerden Kuyper bij de open haard’. Trouw (Contribution for newspaper or weekly magazine).
  • Bloemendal, N.A. (2009) ‘Pella vond Kuyper vreselijk: het was er stijf, saai en doods’. Trouw (Contribution for newspaper or weekly magazine).
  • Bloemendal, N.A. (2009) ‘Roseland veranderde, maar vergat Abraham Kuyper niet’. Trouw (Contribution for newspaper or weekly magazine).
  • Bloemendal, N.A. (2009) ‘Kranten schreeuwden: hij is niet van jullie, hij is van ons!’. Trouw (Contribution for newspaper or weekly magazine).
  • Bloemendal, N.A. (2009) ‘Nathan vindt Kuyper toch wel inspirerend’. Trouw (Contribution for newspaper or weekly magazine).
  • Bloemendal, N.A. (2009) ‘Charlie stookt Amerikanen op met Kuypers bittere brandstof’. Trouw (Contribution for newspaper or weekly magazine).
  • Bloemendal, N.A. (2009) ‘Walton voelt zich na 350 jaar nog steeds Nederlander’. Trouw (Contribution for newspaper or weekly magazine).

 Other Output

  • Bloemendal, N.A., 2 juli 1018, “Rutte vs. Trump” (BNR Nieuwsradio) [radio interview by Roelof Hemmen].
  • Bloemendal, N.A., 6 maart 2017, VPRO Bureau Buitenland, “Trump presenteert nieuw inreisverbod” (NPO1) [radio interview by Tessel Blok].
  • Bloemendal, N.A., 19 januari 2017, VPRO GeoBureau: “Mexico in het Vizier van Trump”  (NPO1)  [radio interview by Max van Weezel].
  • Bloemendal, N.A., 9 november 2016, Amerika Kiest (NPO1) [radio interview by Margriet van der Linde].
  • Bloemendal, N.A., 8 november 2016, Radio America: buitenlands beleid onder de nieuwe president (Sleutelstad FM) [radio interview by Sebastiaan v.d. Lubben].
  • Bloemendal, N.A. 27 oktober 2016, VPRO Bureau Buitenland: Werkt de Amerikaanse democratie nog wel? (NPO1) [radio interview by Chris Kijne].
  • Bloemendal, N.A., “Amerikanen eisen actie, maar niet te fanatiek”, Trouw, 5 augustus 2015 [interview by Sybilla Claus].
  • Bloemendal, N.A., “Kon Obama tippen aan King?”, Trouw, 30 augustus 2013 [interview by Iris Pronk].
  • N.A. Bloemendal, “Transatlantische Relatietherapie, BZ-blad, 12 september 2012 (p.40-43) [interview by Martin Hulst].
  • Bloemendal, N.A. “Kuyper in het Witte Huis”, Trouw, 25 maart 2009 [ interview by Lodewijk Dros].
  • Bloemendal, N.A. “Het Merk Kuyper in Noord-Amerika”, Reformatorisch Dagblad, 12 oktober 2009 [interview by Karel Smouter & Ludo Hekman].
  • Bloemendal, N.A, 20 September, 2007, Goede Morgen Nederland, “Wie is Barack Obama?” (NPO) [TV-interview by Mirella van Marcus]. 

Anciliary Activities

- Albertine is a board member of the Netherlands American Studies Association (NASA)
- 2013, 2016 and 2017 Quincy Club Lecturer at the John Adams Institute

Courses

2017-2018:

- North America: History Lectures (BAIS, Campus The Hague).
- The Marshall Plan: a Transatlantic Perspective (History Department).
- Selling War in America: Government Propaganda and the Role of the Media (History department).
- Video Journalism (Leiden University College, The Hague). 
- Academic Writing (Leiden University College, The Hague). 

2016-2017:

- The United States and Western Europe in the American Century (History department).
- Video Journalism (Leiden University College, The Hague). 
- BA International Studies Thesis Seminar North America (BAIS, Campus The Hague).
- MA Thesis Seminar North American Studies (Leiden, MA North American Studies).
- Why America Fights: Justifying Foreign Wars on the Home Front (BAIS, Campus The Hague).

2015-2016:

- Themacollege 2: U.S. Presidential Elections
- Selling War in America: Government Propaganda and the Role of the Media (History department).
- Reading the 20th Century: Major Themes in Global History (Leiden University College, The Hague).
- BA International Studies Thesis Seminar North America (BAIS, Campus The Hague).

2014-2015:

- Themacollege 1: Cold War America
- Selling War in America: Government Propaganda and the Role of the Media (History department).

2013-2014:

General History of the Contemporary Period

Guest

  • Faculteit der Geesteswetenschappen
  • Institute for History
  • Algemene Geschiedenis

Work address

Johan Huizinga
Doelensteeg 16
2311 VL Leiden
Room number 1.72a

Contact

Publications

  • Geen relevante nevenwerkzaamheden

This website uses cookies. More information