Affiliated members are external researchers that are linked to the Radboud Group. They are still involved in (research) topics and projects of our group resulting in close cooperation.
Prof. Kees Mandemakers was senior research fellow at the International Institute for Social History (IISG), heading the Historical Sample of the Netherlands (HSN) and former professor of Large Historical Databases at the Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication of the Erasmus University Rotterdam. He was president of the International Commission of Historical Demography and is chairing the European Historical Population Network. Main research interest: Methodology of large historical databases, Family and Demography, Social stratification and mobility, Social history of education. For publications, see Kees Mandemakers - Blog | IISG. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Prof. Jelle van Lottum studied Economic and Social History at VU Amsterdam. He did his PhD at Utrecht University in 2007 on the economic effects of labour migration in the North Sea region between 1550 and 1850. From 2007 until 2011, he worked at the University of Cambridge and - after a brief stay at the University of Oxford - went on to work as a senior lecturer at the University of Birmingham from 2011 to 2016. In 2016 he continued my career at the Huygens ING, first as senior researcher and as of this year as head of the History Department. In 2020 Van Lottum was appointed as professor by special appointment of the History of Labour Migration in Comparative Perspective at Radboud University. Van Lottum's research interest lie in the history of labour migration in Europe from about 1600 to 1900, using methods from the ‘digital humanities’ and paying attention to both macro-economic developments and individual stories. For more information visit Jelle van Lottum’s profile page.
|Dr Niels van den Berg obtained his PhD at Leiden University in 2020. His dissertation that was part of the Genes, Germs and Resources project was titled: “Family matters: a genealogical inquiry into the familial component of longevity”. (See here) He currently holds a position at Leiden University Medical Center.|
|Dr Ingrid van Dijk obtained her PhD at Radboud University in 2019. Her dissertation that was part of the Genes, Germs and Resources project was titled: “Death and the Family. High mortality families and the life course, the Netherlands, 1812-1912”. (See here) She is currently a postdoctoral fellow at the Department of Economic History and Centre for Economic Demography at the University of Lund.|
|Dr Evelien Walhout obtained her PhD at Tilburg University in 2019. Her dissertation focused on cause-specific infant mortality patterns in nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Netherlands. (See here) She currently is Assistant Professor at the Department of Economic and Social History at Leiden University.|
|Dr Yuliya Hilevych obtained her PhD at Radboud University in 2016 (shared with Wageningen University). Her project examined the role of family relationships in individual reproductive decision-making during the decline to low fertility in Ukraine. (See here) She currently holds positions at the University of Lincoln and the University of Cambridge.|
|Prof. Theo Engelen is a former professor of Historical Demography at Radboud University. He published many books, articles and edited volumes on fertility decline and on the general population history of the Netherlands, Europe and Taiwan. He chaired the international collaboration project Population and Society in Taiwan and the Netherlands, together with scholars from (among others) Stanford University and the Academia Sinica Taiwan that resulted in the publication Life at the Extremes. His current research focuses on seasonal fluctuations in demographic behaviour.|
|Katalin Buzasi is an economist (MSc, University of Debrecen, Hungary, 2009) and econometrist (MSc, University of Amsterdam, 2020). She obtained her PhD from Utrecht University in 2015. After completing her PhD, she worked as a lecturer in the Politics, Psychology, Law and Economics (PPLE) College at the University of Amsterdam and as a postdoctoral researcher in the Amsterdam Institute for Global Health and Development (AIGHD). She is now a postdoctoral researcher in the project ‘Lifting the burden of disease. The modernisation of health in the Netherlands: Amsterdam 1854-1940’|
|Jan Hornix MA obtained his master’s degree at Radboud University in 2020. He graduated on the subject of cause-specific infant mortality. He is currently working as a research assistent on the project "Lifting the burden of disease. The modernisation of health in the Netherlands: Amsterdam 1854-1940" and at the Historical Sample of the Netherlands (HSN).||
|Matthijs Kraijo MA obtained his master’s degree in History at Radboud University in 2021. His main research focus is on the history of life courses of Hindustani indentured migrants in Suriname. As such, he is involved in the research project "Historical Database Suriname" and he was involved in the research project "Life After Slavery" (See here). Additionally, he is specialised in anthropometric history, the slave registers of Suriname and Curaçao, and early modern Scottish-Dutch commercial relations.|