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Manon van der Heijden

Academic Director / Professor of Comparative Urban History

Name
Prof.dr. M.P.C. van der Heijden
Telephone
+31 71 527 2670
E-mail
m.p.c.van.der.heijden@hum.leidenuniv.nl

Spreekuur / Hours

Na afspraak / by appointment

Curriculum vitae

Prof. dr. Manon van der Heijden is a social historian, working in the field of early modern urban history. In 1998 she received her Ph.D. at Erasmus University Rotterdam, where she worked from 1992-1998. From 1999-2006 she was appointed at the Vrije Universiteit of Amsterdam. Since September 2006 she works at Leiden University. In 2005 she was granted a NWO VIDI project Civil Services and Urban Communities, 1500-1800. In 2012 she was granted a NWO VICI project Crime and Gender 1600-1900. Since 2014 Manon van der Heijden is member of the Academia Europaea.

Fields of interest

  • Early Modern Urban History
  • History of Crime and Justice (Historical Criminology)
  • History of Marriage and the Family
  • History of Public Services and Citizenship

Memberships and functions

  • Member of the Academia Europaea
  • Secretary of the European Association for Urban History
  • Member of the History of Towns
  • Member of the Koninklijke Hollandse Maatschappij der Wetenschappen
  • Chair of the Scientific Committee of the Faculty of Humanities
  • Member editorial board Crime, History & Societies
  • Member editorial board Stadsgeschiedenis
  • Chief editor Brill series Crime & the City in History

Grants

  • 2005-2010    NWO Vidi grant “Civil Services and Urban Communities, 1500-1800”
  • 2011-2016     NWO Aspasia grant
  • 2012-2017    NWO Vici grant “Crime and Gender 1600-1900”

 

Selected publications

Manon van der Heijden, Women and Crime in Early Modern Holland (Leiden: Brill, 2016) 

 

 

 

Manon van der Heijden, Misdadige vrouwen. Criminaliteit en rechtspraak in Holland 1600-1800
(Amsterdam: Prometheus Bert Bakker, 2014)

 

 

 

Manon van der Heijden, Civic Duty. Public Services in the Early Modern Low Countries 
(Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2012)

 

 

 

Manon van der Heijden et al eds., Serving the Urban Community. The Rise of Public Facilities
in the Low Countries
(Amsterdam: Aksant Academic Publishers, 2009). 

 

 

 

Manon van der Heijden, Geldschieters van de stad. Financiële relaties tussen burgers,
stad en overheden 1550-1650
(Amsterdam: Bert Bakker 2006)

 

 

 

Manon van der Heijden with Paul van de Laar (red.), Rotterdammers en de VOC.
Handelscompagnie, stad en burgers, 1600-1800
(Amsterdam: Bert Bakker, 2002). 

 

 

 

Manon van der Heijden, Huwelijk in Holland. Stedelijke rechtspraak en kerkelijke tucht,
1550-1700
(Amsterdam: Bert Bakker 1998). 

Academic Director / Professor of Comparative Urban History

  • Faculteit der Geesteswetenschappen
  • Institute for History
  • Economische en Sociale geschiedenis

Work address

Johan Huizinga Building
Doelensteeg 16
2311 VL Leiden
Room number 2.09

Contact

Publications

  • European Association for Urban History Secretary
  • Stichting Historisch Leiden bestuursllid
  • Universiteit Antwerpen Lid Leescommissie onderzoeksvoorstellen Geesteswetenschappen
  • Cito Screening HAVO/VWO examens geschiedenis

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