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J. Wubs, MA

PhD Candidate
J. Wubs, MA

Academic career/ Education:

PhD candidate, project: ‘To Proclaim, to Instruct and to Discipline. The Visuality of Texts in Calvinist Churches in the Dutch Republic’, funded by NWO, September 2015 - August 2020. Supervised by: prof. dr. R. M. Esser, University of Groningen, and prof. dr. J.E.A. Kroesen, University Museum of Bergen, Norway.

  • Coordinator research seminar Early Modern History, University of Groningen, September 2016 – present
  • Contributor workshops research proposal writing for MA students, History Department, University of Groningen, 2017 - present
  • Co-organizer ENID international expert meeting 2019, “Instruments of Devotion in a Transhistorical Perspective” Groningen, 7-9 May, 2019
  • Visiting PhD student University Museum of Bergen, Norway, February - August 2018, funded by travel grants from ‘Stichting de 100 Gulden Reis’ and ‘Scholten-Cordes Fonds’
  • Participant workshop ‘Visual and Material Culture in the Early Modern Period’, roundtable discussion conducted by prof. A. Walsham (Cambridge University), at LUMEN Center, Aarhus University, Denmark, 12-13 December 2018
  • Participant summer course ‘Art, Reformation, and the Cult of Martin Luther’, led by prof. J. Chipps Smith, Herzog August Bibliothek, Wolfenbüttel, Germany, July 2016

Research Master Art History & Archaeology, University of Groningen/ University of Amsterdam, 2011 - 2014. Ma thesis: ‘Faces of the Reformation. Form and Function in 16th-Century Portraits of Zwingli and Melanchthon’

  • Research Internship at Museum Catharijneconvent, Utrecht, October 2012 - January 2013, preparation of exhibition: ‘At Home in the Bible. Old Masters, Great Stories’
  • Co-organizer international ReMa AHA Symposium ‘Visual Self-Presentation in Western Europe between 1400 - 1800’, University of Groningen, February 2013
  • Guide University Museum, University of Groningen, 2013-2014
  • Guide St Bavo Cathedral, Ghent (Belgium), summer 2012

Bachelor Art History, University of Groningen, 2007 - 2011

Professional career, other:

  • Official Secretary Board of Examiners, International Section/ Quality Assurance Officer, Faculty of Law, University of Groningen, December 2014- August 2015
  • Employee Secretariat, Art History department, Faculty of Arts, University of Groningen June 2014 - October 2014


Last modified:24 January 2020 12.13 p.m.

Contact information

Oude Kijk in 't Jatstraat 26
9712 EK Groningen
The Netherlands