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Geerten Waling


Dr. G.H. Waling
+31 71 527 6303

Geerten Waling (1986) is a political historian. His latest book in Dutch is Zetelroof, published in February 2017. In May 2016, he defended his dissertation on democratic experiments in 1848 in Paris and Berlin, entitled 1848 – Clubkoorts en revolutie. Democratische experimenten in Parijs en Berlijn, which is published (in Dutch)  as a book by Vantilt, Nijmegen (English summary). His dissertation was written between 2010 and 2015 in the context of the NWO-funded research project The Promise of Organisation at the Institute for History (Faculty of Humanities, Leiden University). As a teacher at the same institute, he obtained his University Teaching Qualification (BKO).

Since 2015, Geerten Waling is a postdoc researcher at Leiden University. As such, he is the coordinator of the interdisciplinary Profile Area "Political Legitimacy", a network that connects four Leiden University faculties and hundreds of their researchers.

(For more information on writings and speaking engagements, see http://www.geertenwaling.nl.)


  • Faculteit der Sociale Wetenschappen
  • Instituut Politieke Wetenschap

Work address

Pieter de la Court Building
Wassenaarseweg 52
2333 AK Leiden
Room number 5B33


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  • Faculteit Rechtsgeleerdheid
  • Instituut voor Publiekrecht
  • Staats- en Bestuursrecht

Work address

Kamerlingh Onnes Building
Steenschuur 25
2311 ES Leiden
Room number Flex



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