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Fellow Maartje Janse nominated for Low Countries History Award

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Historian Maartje Janse (Leiden University/NIAS) has been nominated for the very first Low Countries History Award, organised by the Royal Netherlands Historical Society (Koninklijk Nederlands Historisch Genootschap).

Maartje Janse is nominated for her article ‘Representing Distant Victims: The Emergence of an Ethical Movement in Dutch Colonial Politics, 1840-1880’. The article was published in the open-access journal BMGN – Low Countries Historical Review, which is the leading academic journal for the history of the Netherlands, Belgium and their global presence.

Other nominees are Elise van Nederveen Meerkerk for ‘Vergelijkingen en verbindingen De arbeidsdeelname van vrouwen in Nederland en Nederlands-Indië, 1813-1940’ (Afl. 2015/2) and Tjamke Snijders for ‘Obtulisti libellum de vita domni Remacli’: The Evolution of Patron Saint Libelli as Propagandist Instruments in the Monastery of Stavelot-Malmedy, 938-1247’ (Afl. 2013/2).

The winner of the prize, which consists of € 1.500, will be announced on 4 November at the, KNHG Jaarcongres voor Historici, the annual congress for historians, in the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam.


About the Low Countries History Award
About BMGN – Low Countries Historical Review
About the Royal Netherlands Historical Society
About Maartje Janse’s project at NIAS