Dr A. van Veen (Adriejan)

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

Dr A. van Veen (Adriejan)
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Erasmusplein 1

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Postbus 9103

Adriejan van Veen (b. 1984) in 2017 became assistant professor in Political History at Radboud University Nijmegen. He specializes in the history of the political culture of the Netherlands and Europe in the modern age (c.1780-present). Specifically, he is interested in the history of political and societal organization, and the theory and practice of political representation.

Van Veen's current research is focused on the connection between civil society and political culture in Dutch towns between about 1780 and 1860. It is financed for three years by the Thorbecke Fund of the Royal Dutch Academy of Sciences (KNAW).

Van Veen studied History at Utrecht University, where he graduated in the Research Master History: Cities, States and Citizenship in 2009 (with honor). In 2014 he successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation about independent regulatory authorities at the Department of Public Administration of Utrecht University. Afterwards, he was postdoctoral researcher and lecturer at the departments of International Studies and History at Leiden University, and the department of History of Utrecht University.

Van Veen published in BMGN- Low Countries Historical Review about representative labour councils around 1900, and in Tijdschrift voor Toezicht about the composition of boards and supervisory councils of independent regulatory authorities. Recently an article about experiments with voter organizations in the Netherlands in 1848 was published in De Moderne Tijd.

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