Prof. L.E. Jensen (Lotte)
Professor - Department of Modern Languages and Cultures
Professor - Radboud Institute for Culture and History
Prof dr Lotte Jensen is full professor of Dutch Cultural and Literary History at Radboud University. She is Principal Investigator of the project Dealing with Disasters. The shaping of local and national identities in the Netherlands (1421-1890), for which she was awarded a VICI grant by NWO, and which investigates the impact of natural disasters on Dutch local and national identities from a cultural-historical perspective. Previously, she directed the project Proud to be Dutch, for which she was awarded a VIDI grant by NWO, which investigated the roots of nationalism in the Netherlands in a European context. She is a member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW).Research theme Research group
- Rick Honings & Lotte Jensen, Romantici en revolutionairen. Literatuur en schrijverschap in Nederland in de achttiende en negentiende eeuw (Amsterdam: Prometheus, 2019).
- Lotte Jensen, Celebrating Peace. The Emergence of Dutch Identity, 1648-1815 (Nijmegen: Vantilt Publishers, 2017).
- Lotte Jensen (ed.), The Roots of Nationalism. National Identity Formation in Early Modern Europe, 1600-1815 (Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press 2016). Full text
- Lotte Jensen, Marita Mathijsen, Joep Leerssen (eds.), Free Access to the Past. Romanticism, Cultural Heritage and the Nation (Leiden: Brill, 2010).
- Lotte Jensen, De verheerlijking van het verleden. Helden, literatuur en natievorming in de negentiende eeuw (Nijmegen: Vantilt, 2008, 2e druk 2016).
Research grants and prizes
- 2020 - Member of the Royal Netherlands Acadademy of Arts and Sciences
- 2017 - NWO Vici Dealing with disasters. The shaping of local and national identities in the Netherlands, 1421-1890 More information
- 2013 - Member Young Academy, 2013-2108
- 2013 - NWO Vidi Proud to be Dutch. The role of war and propaganda literature in the shaping of an early modern Dutch identity, 1600-1815
critic de Volkskrant
(15 July 2021)