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 the Institute for Public Law (Leiden Law School) and at the Institute of Political Science (Faculty of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Leiden University). As such, he is the coordinator of the interdisciplinary Profile Area "Political Legitimacy" of Leiden University.
(For more information on writings and speaking engagements, see http://www.geertenwaling.nl.)