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Sjang ten Hagen


Dr. S.L. ten Hagen
+31 71 527 7237

Sjang ten Hagen is a Postdoctoral researcher in the NWO project “Scholarly Vices: A Longue Durée History." In his research, he explores the intersections of the histories of the natural sciences and the humanities.

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Curriculum vitae

2020–2021 Heinrich Hertz Fellow, University of Bonn (Lichtenberg Group for the History and Philosophy of Physics)

2016–2020 PhD Candidate, University of Amsterdam (Institute of Physics/Vossius Center for the History of Humanities and Sciences)

Key publications

Sjang L. ten Hagen. 2021. History and Physics Entangled: Disciplinary Intersections in the Long Nineteenth Century (PhD dissertation, University of Amsterdam).

Sjang L. Ten Hagen. 2020. "The Local versus the Global in the History of Relativity: The Case of Belgium." Science in Context, 33(3), forthcoming.

Elske de Waal and Sjang L. ten Hagen. 2020. "The Concept of Fact in German Physics around 1900: A Comparison between Mach and Einstein." Physics in Perspective 22(2), 55-80.

Sjang L. Ten Hagen. 2019. "How 'Facts' Shaped Modern Disciplines: The Fluid Concept of Fact and the Common Origins of German Physics and Historiography." Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences 49(3), 300-337.

Rens Bod, Jeroen van Dongen, Sjang L. ten Hagen, Bart Karstens, & Emma Mojet. 2019. "The Flow of Cognitive Goods: A Novel Framework for the Historical Study of Epistemic Transfer." Isis 110(3), 483-496.


  • Faculty of Humanities
  • Institute for History
  • Algemene Geschiedenis

Work address

Johan Huizinga
Doelensteeg 16
2311 VL Leiden
Room number 1.07



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