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Pieter Slaman

Assistant Professor

Name
Dr. P.J. Slaman
Telephone
+31 70 800 9953
E-mail
p.j.slaman@fgga.leidenuniv.nl

Pieter Slaman is a historian with a special interest in public policy, science and education. Currently, he is writing two volumes on the history of Leiden University since 1945. Previously, he wrote on past and present policies of the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science, celebrating its centennial in 2018. Earlier, he conducted research on the political history of Dutch public student grants and support between 1815 and 2015. His most noteworthy publications are ‘In de regel vrij. 100 jaar politiek rond onderwijs, cultuur en wetenschap’ (2018), ‘Kansen in het Koninkrijk’ (2016) and ‘Staat van de student’ (2015).

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Pieter Slaman is a historian with a special interest in public policy, science and education. Currently, he is working on two books on the history of Leiden University since 1945. The first one consists of a contribution to the fourth volume of Willem Otterspeer’s Groepsportret met dame, a book that will cover Leiden university’s history in the period 1876-1976. The second book will handle the most important developments at Leiden university during the last fifty years.

Previously, he wrote on past and present policies of the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science at the occasion of its centennial in 2018. Earlier, he conducted research on the political history of Dutch public student grants and support between 1815 and 2015. His most noteworthy publications are ‘In de regel vrij. 100 jaar politiek rond onderwijs, cultuur en wetenschap’ (2018), ‘Kansen in het Koninkrijk. Studiebeurzen 1815-2015’ (2016) and ‘Staat van de student. Tweehonderd jaar politieke geschiedenis van studiefinanciering in Nederland’ (2015).

 

Since 2015, Slaman was supervisor and lecturer at the Leiden University Dual PhD Centre, where he helped and taught PhD candidates who combine their professional occupation with scientific research. With prof. Willem Otterspeer, he supervised Kees van Gageldonk who obtained his PhD degree on a thesis on the development of independent research tasks at Dutch universities of applied science, and Anneke Boot who wrote a thesis on the history of vocational education in Leiden. With prof. Wim Willems, he supervised Saskia Gras who obtained her degree on a thesis on the history of the ‘Vrije Academie’, a former art academy in The Hague. And with prof. Frans de Ruiter, he supervised Rina Visser obtaining her PhD degree on participative art projects.

Slaman taught courses on Dutch political history, on research design and on the writing of theses. He was coordinator and lecturer of the minor ‘Innovation, Co-Creation and Global Impact’ in 2018-2019. He obtained a University Teaching Qualification (BKO).

Slaman was a member of the board of the Royal Netherlands Historical Society (KNHG), 2017-2019 and a founding member of Jong KNHG, the youth branch of KNHG.

Assistant Professor

  • Faculty Governance and Global Affairs
  • Dual PhD Centre

Work address

Schouwburgstraat
Schouwburgstraat 2
2511 VA The Hague
Room number A3.04

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