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prof. dr. J.W. (Hans) Renders

Professor History and Theory of Biography



History and Theory of Biography; History and Theory of Journalism; Literary history; World War II; book and publishinghouse history; Avant Garde in the Interbellum and Theo van Doesburg,

Other positions

Director Biography Institute
Editor-in-chief of the bookseries Biography Studies (Brill); Editor of Le Temps des Médias; Editor Quaerendo. A Quarterly Journal from the Low Countries; Editor ZL. Literary-historical magazine; Bookcritic Het Parool and started a monthly column on biography in 2016 with his 'Leven in Letters', which can be heard every third Sunday of the month on the radioprogram Met het Oog op Morgen; Chair of the Board of Stichting Het Biografisch Portaal van Nederland; Honorary Member of the Jan Hanlo Essay Prize; Member of Advisory Council Biographers International Organization (BIO); Member of the board De Nederlandse Biografie Prijs; Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for the History and Theory of Biography (Vienna).
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Contact information

Oude Boteringestraat 32
The Netherlands

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