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Danielle van den Heuvel appointed Full Professor in Social and Economic History at Utrecht University

Danielle van den Heuvel, current board member of the N.W. Posthumus Institute on behalf of the University of Amsterdam, has been appointed as Full Professor in Social and Economic History at Utrecht University, starting 1 September 2024. Danielle did her PhD at IISH/VU University, on Female entrepreneurs in the Dutch Republic, for which she received the IEHA Best Dissertation Prize in 2009. She then worked for several years as a researcher and lecturer at Cambridge University. At the moment, she is Associated Professor at University of Amsterdam, where she leads the Vidi-project ‘Freedom of the Streets. Gender and Urban Space in Eurasia’. The N.W. Posthumus Institute congratulates Danielle with this appointment!