Johan Goudsblom, born in Bergen, the Netherlands, in 1932. Ph.D. from the University of Amsterdam. Professor of Sociology at the University of Amsterdam.
Fellow (1 September 1983 – 31 August 1984)
I worked on the research project ‘Civilizing processes and theories of civilizing processes’. In the second part of the year, I worked almost exclusively on a study of the domestication of fire as a civilizing process.