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Welcome to Categories Contested

Established in 2016, this research group at the Radboud University brings together cultural historians, gender studies experts and socio-economic and demographic historians. Their aim is to get a better historical understanding of how stereotypical and contested categories solidified and transformed into ‘real’ social and cultural groups.

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Projects

For information about the projects we are or have been working on, please click on the links below.

Our publications

For an overview of our publications view the page below.

Staff

  • Dries Lyna (Coordinator research group and coordinator subproject Colonial Contexts)
  • Jan Hein Furnée (Coordinator subproject High/Popular Culture)
  • Jonas Roelens (Coordinator subproject Gendered Intersectionality)