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Miel Groten


Dr. M.P. Groten
+31 71 527 1596

Miel Groten is a lecturer at the Institute for History.

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Fields of interest

Modern colonial history (C19-C20) from an international perspective, with a focus on its effects on Europe in, for instance: the built environment and urban landscape, cultural representations, economic networks, nation building, European identity, gender constructions, missionary networks.

Selected publications

- Miel Groten, Klaargestoomd voor Indiƫ: De koloniale school voor Meisjes en Vrouwen (1921-1949) (Rijksmuseum; Amsterdam 2023).

- Miel Groten, The architecture of empire in modern Europe. Space, place, and the construction of an imperial environment, 1860-1960 (Amsterdam University Press; Amsterdam 2022).


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

Work address

Johan Huizinga
Doelensteeg 16
2311 VL Leiden
Room number 2.03B


  • No relevant ancillary activities
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