Prof.dr. H. Roodenburg

Endowed professor. Chair ‘Historical anthropology and ethnology of Europe’

presence

by appointment or by e-mail

Employed at Meertens Institute: herman.roodenburg@meertens.knaw.nl 

Information in Dutch
Website of the department
Promo Master Anthropology
Inaugural lecture

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specialization

  • History and anthropology of embodiment, the senses, and the emotions; dress and material culture;
  • Theory and history of European Ethnology

See also www.sensorystudies.org/

Editorships 2014/2015

  • Editor Nederlands Kunsthistorisch Jaarboek/Netherlandish Yearbook for the History of Art
  • Editor Studies in Netherlandish Art and Culture (book series)
  • Chief Editor De Achttiende Eeuw
  • Editorial Board Cultural and Social History
  • Editorial Board Society and the Senses
  • Editorial Board Intersections: Yearbook for Early Modern Studies
  • Editorial Board Gesture
  • Editorial Board Apparences. Revue Electronique en Ligne en Sciences Humaines et Sociales

research

Grants

"Heritage Dynamics: Politics of Authentication and Aesthetics of Persuasion in Brazil, Ghana, South Africa and the Netherlands" (in het kader van het NOW programma Cultural Dynamics) 2008-2013

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Projects

Heritage Dynamics: Politics of Authentication and Aesthetics of Persuasion in Brazil, Ghana, South Africa and the Netherlands

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The Crying Dutchman: An Emotional History of the Netherlands

publications

Publications (Source: METIS VU)

Recent book publications

  • Herman Roodenburg, The Eloquence of the Body: Studies on Gesture in the Dutch 
    Republic (Zwolle: Waanders, 2004).
  • Herman Roodenburg and Pieter Spierenburg (eds.), Social Control in Early Modern 
    Europe, 1500-1800 (Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 2004).
  • Herman Roodenburg (ed.), Forging European Identities, 1400-1700 (Cambridge: 
    Cambridge University Press, 2007).
  • Peter Jan Margry and Herman Roodenburg (eds.), Reframing Dutch Culture: Between 
    Otherness and Authenticity (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2007).  

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