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Publication: Celebrating Peace

One of the direct outcomes of the Vidi project ‘Proud to be Dutch’ is Lotte Jensen’s recently published book Celebrating Peace: The Emergence of Dutch Identity, 1648-1815. In her book, which can be found here, Jensen focuses on early modern peace treaties … Continue reading

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Publication: Nederland onder Napoleon

On June 7, Bart Verheijen successfully defended his dissertation at the Radboud University in Nijmegen. Verheijen is the second PhD Candidate of the ‘Proud to be Dutch’ group to finish his research. His book, Nederland onder Napoleon [The Netherlands under Napoleon], can … Continue reading

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Academic defence of Lieke van Deinsen

Today, 12 May 2017, Lieke van Deinsen will defend her dissertation in the auditorium of  the Radboud University in Nijmegen. Van Deinsen is the first PhD Candidate of the ‘Proud to be Dutch’ group to finish her research. Her dissertation, titled Literaire erflaters: canonvorming … Continue reading

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Book Presentation ‘Vieren van vrede’

Date: Wednesday 14 September Time: 17:00-18:30 Location: SPUI25, Spui 25-27, 1012 XM Amsterdam Vantilt Publishers, Spui25, and Lotte Jensen cordially invite you to attend the book presentation of Vieren van vrede. Het ontstaan van de Nederlandse identiteit, 1648-1815 by Lotte Jensen. The … Continue reading

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The Roots of Nationalism

A short while ago Amsterdam University Press published The Roots of Nationalism: National Identity Formation in Early Modern Europe, 1600-1815 (ed. Lotte Jensen), the proceedings of our eponymous 2015 conference. The book can be accessed free of charge on the website of AUP. The Roots of … Continue reading

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Book presentation The Roots of Nationalism

On 19 April 2016, from 17:00 to 18:30, SPUI25 in Amsterdam will host the book presentation of The Roots of Nationalism: National Identity Formation in Early Modern Europe, 1600-1815. This book, published by Amsterdam University Press, is a direct result … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding compaign: Resistance songs against Napoleon

Bart Verheijen has started a crowdfunding campaign in order to record Dutch resistance songs, which were once sung against Napoleon and the French during the Napoleonic annexation of the Netherlands. The songs offer a good sense of the impact that the French … Continue reading

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