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Bart Verheijen

Assistant professor

Name
Dr. L.J. Verheijen
Telephone
+31 71 527 1743
E-mail
l.j.verheijen@hum.leidenuniv.nl

Bart Verheijen is an Assistant Professor in Colonial and Global history, with a main research interest in the political culture and the development of national identities in the early nineteenth century in Europe and The Dutch Indies. He completed his PhD on Napoleonic history in 2017 and since then he has worked in Myanmar, Bali and Makassar.

More information about Bart Verheijen

Fields of interest

  • Political culture of the French Revolution and Napoleonic era 
  • Enlightenment debates 
  • Javanese learned societies and the transfer of abolitionist ideas in the Dutch East Indies
  • Colonial citizenship

Research

Bart Verheijen is an Assistant Professor in Colonial and Global history, with a main research interest in the political culture and the development of national identities in the early nineteenth century in Europe and The Dutch East Indies. He completed his PhD on Napoleonic history in 2017 and since then he has worked in Myanmar, Bali and Makassar.

Grants and awards

2019 - Fellowship Maatschappij der Nederlandse Letterkunde
2019 - Research Grant from Udayana University, Bali
2013 - Valorisation Grant Graduate School for Humanities, Radboud University
2010 - Prix de Paris

Curriculum Vitae

Bart Verheijen studied History and political philosophy in the Netherlands (Radboud University), Belgium (KU Leuven) and France (l'École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris). In 2017 he completed a PhD in political and cultural history on the Napoleonic era. He worked as a University Teacher in Yangon, Myanmar and Indonesia, and as a post-doctoral researcher at the University of Amsterdam. 

Key publications

- Het Javaasch Menschlievend Genootschap en de afschaffing van de slavernij in Nederlands-Indië, 1816-1825. Nieuw Letterkundig Magazijn 38, 25-30.
- Asriyani, H., & B. Verheijen (2020). Protecting the Mbau Komodo in Riung, Flores: Local Adat, National Conservation and Ecotourism Developments. Forest & Society, 20-34. 
-Verheijen, B., & I.N.D. Putra (2019). Balinese Cultural Identity and Global Tourism: The Garuda Wisnu Kencana Cultural Park. Asian Ethnicity, 1-19.
- Nederland onder Napoleon. Partijstrijd en natievorming (1801-1813) (Nijmegen: Vantilt 2017).  
- C. Lefort, Wat is politiek (Amsterdam: Boom 2016). Selection, introduction and translation of French essays from Claude Lefort, by B. Verheijen, & P.C.L. van de Wiel.
-‘Singing the Nation. Protest and national thought in the Netherlands during the Napoleonic annexation (1810-1813)’, in: Lotte Jensen (Ed.), The Roots of Nationalism. National Identity Formation in Early Modern Europe, 1600-1815 (Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press 2016) pp. 309-327.  
- Geschiedenis onder de guillotine. Twee eeuwen geschiedschrijving van de Franse Revolutie (Nijmegen: Vantilt 2013). 

Assistant professor

  • Faculty of Humanities
  • Institute for History
  • Algemene Geschiedenis

Work address

Johan Huizinga
Doelensteeg 16
2311 VL Leiden
Room number 2.70

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