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Wim van den Doel

Dean LDE / Professor Contemporary History

Name
Prof.dr. H.W. van den Doel
Telephone
+31 71 527 2922
E-mail
h.w.van.den.doel@bb.leidenuniv.nl

Wim van den Doel is Dean of the LDE Unversities alliance and professor of Contemporary History.

More information about Wim van den Doel

Wim van den Doel is Dean of the Leiden-Delft-Erasmus Universities alliance and professor of history at the three universities, since february 2020. 

Education

MA (1987) and PhD (1994) Leiden University

Research

He received his PhD at Leiden University in 1994 and published mainly on the history of the Dutch East Indies. Among his books are: De Stille Macht. Het Europese binnenlands bestuur op Java en Madoera 1808-1942 (Amsterdam: Bert Bakker, 1994), Afscheid van Indië. De val van het Nederlandse imperium in Azië (Amsterdam: Uitgeverij Prometheus, 2000), Zo ver de wereld strekt (Amsterdam: Bert Bakker, 2011) and Snouck. Het volkomen geleerdenleven van Christiaan Snouck Hurgronje (Amsterdam: Prometheus, 2021) 

Professional Service

From 2007 to 2017 he was dean of the faculty of Humanities of Leiden University and from 2017 tot 2020 he was member of the Executive Board of the Dutch Research Council, chair of the domain Social Sciences and Humanities and responsible for National Research Agenda. 

Dean LDE / Professor Contemporary History

  • College van Bestuur
  • Leiden, Delft, Erasmus

Work address

Academy Building
Rapenburg 73
2311 GJ Leiden
Room number C1.01

Contact

Publications

  • Slovak Academy of Science Lid Evaluatiecommissie
  • Roosevelt Institute for American Studies Voorzitter Bestuur
  • Europaeum Member Executive Committee
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