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Thesis defence Adriaan Schlebusch

When:Mo 25-06-2018 14:30 - 15:30
Where:Aula Academy Building, Broerstraat 5

On 25 June Adriaan Schlebusch will be defending his thesis ‘Strategic narratives. Groen van Prinsterer as nineteenth-century statesman-historian’, on the practical politics of 19th-century Dutch statesman and historian Groen van Prinsterer.

Schlebusch’s use of the phenomenological-narrative approach advocated by David Carr to study Groen van Prinsterer as both statesman and historian results in a new, holistic portrayal of him as an anti-revolutionary public figure. Schlebusch sheds new light on the political strategies behind Groen van Prinsterer’s social engagement and the historical significance of his influence on constitutional democracy in the Netherlands.

Promotores: Prof. Mirjam de Baar and Prof. Christoph Jedan

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