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Geert Stroo

PhD candidate

Name
G.J.J. Stroo
Telephone
+31 71 527 1646
E-mail
g.j.j.stroo@hum.leidenuniv.nl

The focus of my research concerns the ‘patroonschappen’, private colonies, of the Chamber Zeeland of the WIC in the Caribbean and the coast of Guyana (‘Wild Coast’).

Areas: Berbice, Essequibo, Saba, Sint Eustatius, Sint Maarten, Suriname and Tobago.

Time period: 1628-1713

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Fields of interest

Atlantic history, (post-)colonial history, cartography, global history

CV

2018-present External PHD candidate at Leiden University

2015-2016 Master of Arts in Archival studies: Heritage and document management at the Free University of Brussels - VUB

2014-2015 Master of Science (Msc) in Political Science: Conflict and Development at Ghent University

2011-2012 Master of Arts (MA) in Education (Humanities) at Leiden University

2009-2011 Master of Arts (MA) in History: research master European expansion and globalization at Leiden University

Key publications

- Gommans, Jos, Bos, Jeroen & Kruijtzer, Gijs with contributions by Pauline Lunsingh Scheurleer, Geert Stroo & Elsbeth Vorstenbosch (2010), Grote Atlas van de Verenigde Oost-Indische Compagnie/ Comprehensive Atlas of the Dutch United East India Company. VI: Voor Indië, Perzië, Arabisch Schiereiland/ India, Persia, Arabian Peninsula, Voorburg/ Utrecht; Asia Maior

Other publications:
- Bauwens, A. & Stroo, G. (2019), De ketens verbroken: aspecten van de bezetting en de bevrijding van West-Zeeuws-Vlaanderen 1940-1945, Aardenburg: Drukkerij Durenkamp.
- “De Royal Bafokeng Nation; de rijkste stam van Afrika”, in: Maandblad voor Zuid-Afrika, jr. 93, nr. 5 (mei 2016), pp.110-111.

PhD candidate

  • Faculty of Humanities
  • Institute for History
  • Vaderlandse Geschiedenis
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