J.E. den Oudsten (Jessica) MA

PhD candidate - Department of History, Art History and Classics
Teacher - Department of History, Art History and Classics
PhD candidate - Radboud Institute for Culture and History

J.E. den Oudsten (Jessica) MA
Visiting address

Erasmusplein 1

Postal address

Postbus 9103

Jessica den Oudsten (1995) is specialised in early modern maritime and migration history. Her PhD project ‘Integration and Social Mobility: The Descendants of Early Modern Immigrants in Amsterdam, 1660-1811’ addresses one of the major questions in Dutch migration history: what happened to the descendants of the hundreds of thousands of Germans, Flemings and Scandinavians who migrated to the Dutch Republic in the early modern period? The project zooms in on Amsterdam between 1660 and 1811 and focuses on the processes of integration and social mobility of the descendants of early modern immigrants.

Jessica studied History at the Erasmus University Rotterdam and Leiden University. She previously worked at Huygens ING within the projects ‘Dutch Prize Papers’, ‘Sailors on Dutch merchant marine, c. 1850-2000’ and ‘Maritime Careers’.

Currently, she also works as data curator at the Amsterdam City Archives, within the project ‘Alle Amsterdamse Akten’. The aim of this project is to digitise and index the rich notarial archive of Amsterdam.

Fields of interest
• Migration History
• Maritime History
• History of Slavery
• Economic and Social History
• Archival Studies



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