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Karlijn Luk

PhD candidate

K. Luk
+31 71 527 8013

Karlijn Luk is a PhD student at the Institute for History.

More information about Karlijn Luk

Fields of interest

Migration history; urban history; early modern Dutch history; history of imaging and othering; the politics of stereotype; the politics of humour.


Conflicts between locals and newcomers in Leiden and Rotterdam, ca. 1600-1800.

Curriculum vitae

Research Master Historical, Literary and Cultural Studies at Radboud University Nijmegen. MA Thesis: 'Ridiculing the Other: The Politics of Humour and Imaging in early modern Dutch moffenkluchten’

Bachelor in History at Radboud University Nijmegen

Key publications

Luk, Karlijn, ‘‘Waerom hebje men swart emaeckt?’: Humor en de beeldvorming van de Duitser in de Klucht van de Moffin (1642)’, Ex Tempore 38:1 (2019), 23-36.

PhD candidate

  • Faculty of Humanities
  • Institute for History
  • Economische en Sociale geschiedenis

Work address

Johan Huizinga
Doelensteeg 16
2311 VL Leiden
Room number 1,19


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