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Huygens Institute for the History of the Netherlands
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17th century, correspondence, letters, women history, court studies, Dutch history, French history, diplomatic history, early modern history, history of mentalities, cultural history, archival studies, digitization, digital humanities
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About Me

PhD: Faculty of Humanities, University of Amsterdam. Thesis: Biography of Béatrix de Cusance (1616-1663), Duchess of Lorraine.

Affiliation: Researcher at the History Department of the Huygens Institute for the History of the Netherlands, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Project collaborator at Oxford University’s EMLO (Early Modern Letters Online); secretary of the American Association of Netherland Studies; board member of the scholarly committee of Friends of Johan de Witt.

Previous projects: project manager of the digital edition of the correspondence of William of Orange (1533-1584); editor of the minutes of the States of Holland and West-Friesland; project manager of large digitization projects of Dutch historical sources.

Current projects: edition of the correspondence of Constantijn Huygens (1596-1687); edition of the correspondences of the Dutch and Frisian stadtholders-wives (1605-1725); diaries of Willem de Clercq (1811-1844); edition of the letters of Johan de Witt (1625-1672);  marriage strategies at the 17th century Ducal court of Lorraine; 17th century’s women’s orders.

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Recent Publications

‘Andrew Marvell and Constantijn Huygens. Common Grounds and Mutual Contacts’ in: Marvell Studies. Feb. 2018

‘À table en compagnie de Béatrix de Cusance et de Constantin Huygens. Habitudes alimentaires des nobles et de bourgeois au XVIIe siècle’, in : À la table des Bourguignons du comté: XIIIe-XVIIIe siècles. Delsalle, P. (ed.). Vy-lès-Filain: Éditions France Bourgogne, p. 205-216, Aug. 2017

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Media Coverage
Country Focus
Netherlands; England; France; US
Expertise by Geography
British Isles, England, France, Netherlands, United Kingdom
Expertise by Chronology
17th century, Early Modern
Expertise by Topic
Computational, Diplomacy, Family, Food History, Gender, Material Culture, Politics, Science, Women