Research School for Economic and Social History

Phd Candidates – Cohort 2022

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Suzan Abozyid (Leiden University)
Dilemma’s of doing diversity: diversity policies and practices since 1945
Mesfin Abraham Ali (Wageningen University & Research)
Education and human capital formation in Ethiopia and Rwanda
(part of project South-South divergence. Comparative histories of regional integration in Southeast Asia and sub-Saharan Africa since 1850)
Jens Aurich (University of Amsterdam)
Innovating around resistance: collective labour action and technological change (1750-1950)
Silke Baas (Utrecht University)
The historical development of gender occupational segmentation and stereotyping of medical specializations, 1950-2020
Lise Bevernaegie (Vrije Universiteit Brussel)
How inequality kills. Two centuries of social and spatial disparities in all-cause and cause-specific mortality in Belgium (1800-2025)
Cécile Bruyet (University of Antwerp)
Food from somewhere? Urban households, access to land and alternative food entitlements in the late medieval city
Jamel Buhari (Leiden University)
African LGBTQ+ migration
(part of project Horizon 2020 – ITHACA. Interconnecting histories and archives for migrant agency: entangled narratives across Europe and the Mediterranean region)
Martijn Collijs (Ghent University)
Where did people live? A social topography of early modern Ghent
Matteo De Vuyst (Ghent University)
Outsiders and the law. Uncovering criminal justice trajectories in nineteenth-century Belgium
Sieben Feys (Ghent University)
Seigneurial lordship in the Duchy of Brabant (c. 1350-1550)
Klaus Fonseca Hoeltgebaum (Wageningen UR)
Causes and consequences of the 1877-1879 drought and famine in Northeast Brazil
Claudia Hacke (Utrecht University)
A historical lens on family firms and gender equality in the Netherlands, 1900-2020
Tsu-Yi Dylan Hsu (VU Amsterdam)
Chinese business under Dutch Colonialism: the case of Taiwan and South Maluku, the first half of the 17th century
Bram Hulshoff (Wageningen UR)
The political economy of FDI and government loans in Southeast Asia and sub Saharan Africa, 1930-2010
Reinder Klinkhamer (Ghent University)
The economics of seigneurial lordship in the northern Low Countries c. 1350-c. 1650
Marin Kuijt (University of Amsterdam) /
Colonial carbon: how empire shaped the Dutch fossil-fuel sector
Francesca Lemmens (Vrije Universiteit Brussel)
Dietary advice on meat and dairy (1920s-2020s): science, confusion, power, and impact
Markéta Malá (Charles University (Prague))
FDI and its role in shaping the MNE-state relationships and policies (case study of the Czech Republic)
Sam Miske (VU Amsterdam)
Land grabbing in Southeast Asia: company, conquest, and indigenous power
Philippe Paeps (Ghent University)
Cancer and inequality. Belgium 1800-2025
Lora Pannekoucke (University of Antwerp)
Epidemics and inequalities in social policymaking: the framing of epidemics as a problem of poverty in nineteenth century Belgium
Lexy Remij (Erasmus University Rotterdam)
Historical tensions between international business and national taxation
Aaron Roberts (Utrecht University)
Cooperation, cooperatives and development
Maite de Sola Perea (University of Antwerp)
Business finance and development of financial markets in Belgium in the 19th century
Nelleke Tanis (University of Antwerp)
The social history of finance: coping with crisis
Boike Teunissen (University of Groningen)
Geboren met de zilveren lepel? Verwantschap, agency en sociale continuïteit in een Friese middenklasse familie, 1750-1950
Leen Van Hirtum (Ghent University)
Agricultural development and the Belgian Congo: L’Institut National pour l’Etude Agronomique du Congo belge
Matthias Van Laer-De Gezelle (University of Antwerp)
The hisfindex : measuring financial inclusion in twentieth-century Belgium
Chris Vlam (Utrecht University)
The associative order in the Netherlands: an historical analysis of its development, functioning and well-being effects.
Ivana Zečević (University of Groningen)
White Sisters, and changes in nursing and child-rearing practices in East Africa, 1890-today
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