Author Archives: Proud to be Dutch

Universiteit van Nederland

On 3 February 2016, Lotte Jensen will give a lecture on Dutch identity at the Universiteit van Nederland [University of the Netherlands]. When did we start to feel Dutch? Why do we get emotional when we listen to our national anthem? Who … Continue reading

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Performances of Peace: Peace of Utrecht (1713)

Recently published: Renger E. de Bruin, Cornelis van der Haven, Lotte Jensen & David Onnekink (Eds.), Performances of Peace. Utrecht 1713. Leiden/Boston: Brill, 2015. The Peace of Utrecht (1713), which brought an end to the War of the Spanish Succession, was a milestone … Continue reading

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Lotte Jensen on national identity

What does it mean to be Dutch? And when did Dutch identity emerge? In this short video by de Jonke Akademie Lotte Jensen discusses the roots of Dutch identity. Also see the article on De Volkskrant website.

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The Roots of Nationalism

On 22 and 23 January 2015 the VIDI research group ‘Proud to be Dutch’ will host the international conference ‘The Roots of Nationalism: National Identity Formation in Early Modern Europe, 1600-1815’. We are happy to announce that registration is now … Continue reading

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Radboud Science Award 2014

We happily announce that Lotte Jensen has been awarded the Radboud Science Award 2014. Every year the Radboud University selects three scholars whose research is considered to be the most groundbreaking, innovative and interesting. Their research will be translated into … Continue reading

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Proud to be Dutch on TV

Last Tuesday, 10 June, Lotte Jensen appeared on the Dutch 8 o’ clock news to talk about Dutch identity, in connection to the upcoming football world championship. Here you can read the news article and here you can find the … Continue reading

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Early Modern Europeanism 1648-1815

On Friday 6 June 2014, Matthijs Lok and Lotte Jensen will host the following colloquium: Early Modern Europeanism 1648-1815 Date: Friday 6 June 2014 Location: University of Amsterdam, Bungehuis 1.01 The idea of Europe is generally considered to be the … Continue reading

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