I am a professional historian with a 35+ years scholary track record. Skilled in historical research: analysing, writing, editing, presenting and lecturing. I am also an experienced advisor in the heritage sector.
I started with a PhD in Social Science History from the University of Utrecht and gained more than 30 years experience at the University of Groningen of which I am currently a professor emeritus.
Being a historian is more than work. It is a fascination I spend much time on, and earned money with...
Belangstelling voor het verleden is meer dan werk. Het is een fascinatie waar ik veel tijd aan besteed, en geld mee verdiende....
November 2021 I retired as professor in economic, social and regional history.
For the occasion this book was published:
Elles Bulder, Marijn Molema en Vincent Tassenaar (red.), Spitten in de economische, sociale en regionale geschiedenis (Hilversum, Verloren 2021).
It is filled with 16 exciting new essays, written by colleagues from the Netherlands and China.
I am extremely honered.
Bij mijn afscheid als hoogleraar schreef Boukje Tanja hier een aardig artikel over mijn werk
Tijdschrift Stad en Lande. 2022, no 1, pagina 16 - 17.
Short Resumé Maarten G.J. Duijvendak (version Fall 2022)
Professor emeritus University of Groningen
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2021- Professor emeritus Economic, Social and Regional History, Faculty of Arts, University of Groningen
2016-2020 Department chair, Faculty of Arts, University of Groningen
2012-2021 Full professor (chair) Economic, Social and Regional History, Faculty of Arts, University of Groningen
2010-2016 Director of Studies, Research Master Modern History & International Relations, Faculty of Arts, University of Groningen
2001-2012 Professor of Regional History, Faculty of Arts, University of Groningen
1989-2001 Assistant professor Economic and Social History, Faculty of Economics and since 1997 Faculty of Arts, University of Groningen (80 % position)
1984-1988 PhD-student, Faculty of Arts, Utrecht University
1983-1984 History Teacher in Secondary Education, Samenwerkingsschool, Waddinxveen
1979-1982 Student Assistant Economic and Social History, Faculty of Arts, Utrecht University
RESEARCH PROJECTS AND RESEARCH MANAGEMENT (SELECTION)
2020-2021 Project leader in research on confiscation and legal restoration of real estate of Jews in Groningen 1940-1955.
2011-2021 Co-director Netherlands Agricultural Historical Institute (NAHI) & Editor of NAHI Historia Agriculturae book series Wageningen–Groningen
2009-2013 Researcher in the European Science Foundation funded Project Cuius Regio.
2003-2009 Project leader and editor (Erven A. de Jager funded) project New History of Groningen (Nieuwe geschiedenis van de provincie Groningen)
2003-2011 Co-director N.W. Posthumus Institute for Economic and Social History Research programme People, Space & Places
1999-2003 Project leader and editor (city of Groningen funded) project City of the North, (Stad van het Noorden)
1996-2005 Editor, board member Dutch Historical Commission on Sources, (Instituut voor Nederlandse Geschiedenis ) Institute for Dutch History
1994-2014 Editor, chair editorial board Gronings Historisch Jaarboek (European Reference Index for the Humanities 2011/2007: NAT/C-qualification)
1993-2003 Fellow N.W. Posthumus Institute for Economic and Social History
GRANTS AND AWARDS
2020 -2021 City of Groningen funded research project on confiscation and legal restoration real estate of Jews in Groningen 1940-1955, 260. k€.
2017 Invited lecturer at Tsinghua University, Capital University Beijing, Beijing Normal University; Guangxi Normal University (April 2017)
2016 Invited lecturer at Tsinghua University, Beijing; Shaanxi Normal University, Xi’an; Hebei Normal University, Shijiazhuang (April 2016)
2015 Visiting professor in department of history at Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, Michigan USA (Fall-semester)
2014-2015 Dutch Research Fund NWO – Visiting Grant for prof. dr. Yuping Ni, Tsinghua University Beijing. For Eurasian Comparative Rural History Project
2014 Invited lecturer in Osaka School of International Public Policy (November 2014)
2010-2013 European INTEREG IV programme EDR network grant 80. k€. Project: ‘Living Heritage - Memento Mori’, co-applicant with prof.dr. B. Ramakers
2010-2014 Minister of Education in the Netherlands research grant for 500. k€ funding three PhD-projects on 200 years Study Grants in the Netherlands. Project in cooperation with Leiden University and Utrecht University
2009-2013 European Science Foundation funded Project (FP14) Cuius Regio, Project budget ca 1,3 M€, co-applicant with prof.dr. D. de Boer et al.
2003-2009 Erven A. de Jager funded project: New History of Groningen (Nieuwe geschiedenis van de provincie Groningen) Project budget ca 1,5 M€
1999-2003 City of Groningen funded project: City of the North (Stad van het Noorden) Project budget 300. k€
1984-1988 Faculty of Arts, University of Utrecht Research Grant for PhD-research on Social Movements, Networks and Elite Formation in the Southern Netherlands
1984 Deutsche Volkwagenstiftung, Grant for Research on the development of Skills, Efficiency and Gender in Office Work in the Netherlands 1860-1940 (declined).
SOCIAL ACTIVITIES (SELECTION)
2011-2019 Member board of trustees Groninger Museum
2012-2014 Member board of trustees Groninger Forum
2001-2010 Member board of trustees Drents Plateau for Heritage and Spatial Planning.
2001- Member (secretary) Board Foundation VHLO For Higher Agricultural Education (Groningen)
COMMITTEES AND JURIES
2019 Member of the jury of the bi-annual Groninger provincial cultural prize
2016 – Member of the selection committee of the Van Gorcum cultural prize
2007 – 2013 Member of the selection committee of the bi-annual Van Winter historical prize
2006 – 2008 Member of the selection committee of the annual Steenbergen history stipend
2003 Member of the selection committee of the tri-annual Frisian provincial cultural dr. Joast Halbertsma prize
2000 – 2013 Member of the selection committee of the bi-annual prof. H.J. Keuning prize
EDUCATION AND TRAINING
Since 1990 Permanent professional development: Academic Teaching Qualification, British Classroom English, several Electronic Learning Environments, etc
1990 Academic promotion (PhD) supervisors (promotores): prof. dr. Th. van Tijn, Faculty of Arts, Utrecht University and prof. dr. A.J.A. Felling, Faculty of Social Sciences, Radboud University Nijmegen
1982 Master of Arts, major in Economic and Social History, with three minors; resp. in Sociology, Economics and Eastern-European History and Teaching Qualification for Secondary Education
1975 State Examination in Secondary Education (VWO), start at Utrecht University
Most of my academic teaching was to (under- and graduate) students in the History programme and graduate students in the Research Master programme Modern History and International Relations. I taught classes in Dutch and in English on:
- Sources and methods for economic and social history
- Globalisation in a long-term perspective
- Dutch history in international perspective
- Seminars on Regional development, Social inequality and EU Regional policies, Social segregation in its spatial dimensions, Urban-planning, Sub-urbanisation and Urban sprawl, Rural and Urban relations.
- Ba & Ma Thesis supervision and grading
- Participation in the teaching staff of the PhD-programme of the NW Posthumus Institute for Economic and Social History (Seminar II) and the Research Design Course (Seminar III) of the European Graduate School for Training in Economic and Social-historical Research 1996-2005.
PhD-projects assessment committees
I have been part of assessment committees at the following universities: University of Amsterdam, Free University Amsterdam, University of Groningen, University of Leiden, University of Leuven, University of Maastricht, Radboud University Nijmegen, Erasmus University Rotterdam, University of Tilburg, Utrecht University, Wageningen University.
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