Dr F.P.G.B.M. Meens (Floris)

Assistant professor - Department of History, Art History and Classics
Assistant professor - Radboud Institute for Culture and History

Dr F.P.G.B.M. Meens (Floris)
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Erasmusplein 1

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Postbus 9103

Since 2010, I have been working as a cultural historian at Radboud University. I am particularly interested in the modern history of music, social relations, emotions, travel, tradition and innovation, and cultural criticism.

After studying in Nijmegen and Rome, I was a lecturer and chair of the cultural history department at ArtEZ University of the Arts. I then worked as a senior lecturer at HAN University of Applied Sciences and at CITO. My PhD research was part of Stanford University's Salons Project. Supported by various grants and fellowships, I spent extended periods abroad, including in Rome (KNIR), Vienna and Berlin (Prince Bernhard Fellowship). Funded by a VENI grant from NWO, I was a visiting professor at the Institut für Musikwissenschaft of the University of Vienna in 2022. During the winter of 2022-2023, I was visiting scholar at Columbia University, New York.

At Radboud University, I mainly lecture on modern cultural and music history. Currently, I am chair of the History BA and MA programmes.

I am editor in chief of The International Journal for History, Culture and Modernity. I am also editor of De Moderne Tijd, as well as Ex Tempore, and represent my research institute RICH in the editorial board of Radboud University Press.

In my spare time, I am artistic programmer of the Nijmegen Chamber Music Foundation, and member of the board of the Orchestra of the Eighteenth Century.

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