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dr. M. Hoogvliet

Postdoc/onderzoeker "Cities of Readers"
dr. M. Hoogvliet
E-mail:
m.hoogvliet rug.nl

Experienced researcher, university lecturer, and research policy advisor. PhD cum laude (the highest honour in the Netherlands and only awarded to the best 10%). Efficient organiser of conferences and editor of books.

Successful co-applicant of COST-Action IS1301 “New Communities of Interpretation” (400 k€) and “Cities of Readers” (NWO Free Competition, 750 k€). Awarded with a Smart Loire Valley Fellowship (Marie Curie), Le Studium, Istitute for Advanced Studies Orléans and the Centre d’Études Superieures de la Renaissance in Tours (2019-2020).

Excellent track record of international peer-reviewed articles (in Digital Philology, Journal for Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Journal for Church History and Religious Cultureand Imago Mundi). Thesis on cultural history of medieval and early modern cartography (published by Brepols, Leuven, 2007) received highly positive reviews in Isisand the Renaissance Quarterly.

Awards, grants and prizes

1992    External funding for PhD project awarded by the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO).

1999    Cum laudeawarded to doctoral thesis (the highest honour in the Netherlands and only awarded to the best 10%).

1999    Personal postdoctoral project, awarded after open international competition by the Bonus Incentive Scheme “Cultural Change”, University of Groningen (4 years 0.5fte, comparable to NWO Veni).

2000    Grant from the Netherlands Research School in Medieval Studies for a three months research visit to the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität, Münster, Germany.

2001    NWO-CNRS Grant for a three months research visit to the Centre d'Études         Supérieures de la Renaissance, Tours, France.

2004    NWO International Grant for a two months research visit to the Medieval Studies Program, Princeton University, USA

2007    Invited Lecturer, École Pratique des Hautes Études, Section Histoire, Paris-Sorbonne, ‘Cartographie et culture princière en France au XVIesiècle’, one month.

2008    Project proposal “Eloquent Pictures” for VIDI scheme (800 k€) was judged fundable, but did not receive funding only due to lack of sufficient funds.

2013    COST-Action “New Communities of Interpretation: Contexts, Strategies of Religious Transformation in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe” (2013-2017), 400 k€ funded by the European Science Foundation (co-applicant).

2014    NWO Free Competition grant (750 k€) for the project “Cities of Readers: Religious literacies in the Long Fifteenth Century” (co-applicant with Professors Sabrina Corbellini and Bart Ramakers).

2016    COST Travel fellowship (STSM) for visit to Lyon, Orange, Montpellier and Aix/Marseille, COST Action IS1301 “New Communities of Interpretation” (1 week).

2017    Funding for the Lorentz @Snellius Workshop “Space and Place”, 30 January-2 February 2017, Netherlands Institute for Advanced Studies, NWO, University of Leiden, University of Groningen.

2018    Invited Guest Researcher at the Warburg Institute, School of Advanced Studies, University of London (2 weeks).

2019-2020
            Smart Loire Valley Fellowship (Marie Curie), Le Studium, Istitute for Advanced Studies Orléans and the Centre d’Études Superieures de la Renaissance in Tours (1 year).

Scientific leadership:

Member of the Scientific Selection Committee for “Promoties in the Geesteswetenschappen” (PhDs in the Humanities), Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO), rounds 2015/2016, 2016/2017 and 2017/2018.

Scientific coordinator of Working Group 3 of COST Action IS-1301 “New Communities of Interpretation”, together with Professors Pawel Kras (Lublin, Poland) and Chiara Lastraioli (CNRS, Tours, France) (2015-2017).

Anonymous assessor/advisor for book publications with Brepols, The British Library, and Zeta Books.

Professional experience

1 September 2015-31 August 2019 (4 years)
Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Groningen, the Netherlands, “Cities of Readers: Religious Literacies in the Long Fifteenth Century” (0.75fte fixed-term)
Personal research project: “Between Paris and Antwerp: Multilingual Communities of Interpretation”.
Including organisation and project management of the exhibition: “De stad als klooster (The town as convent)”, Museum voor Religieuze Kunst, Uden (NL), November 2018 - February 2019.

1 September 2015-31 August 2016 (1 year)
Lecturer in French, Utrecht University (0.1fte fixed-term)

1 September 2014-30 June 2015 (10 months)
Teaching Fellow in French, University of Leeds, UK, School of Languages, Cultures and Societies (1.0fte fixed-term)
(Replacement of Professor Rosalind Brown-Grant, including duties for the Department of Medieval Studies)
Evaluation by external examiner: “the fascinating palaeographical / codicological project prepared for a medieval module, reflecting both the initiative of the student who formulated it and the expertise of the colleague who assessed it.”

1 March 2014-31 August 2014 (6 months)
Coordinator COST Action IS1301 “New Communities of Interpretation” (0.3fte fixed-term)

1 March 2014-31 August 2014 (6 months)
Lecturer in French, University of Groningen (0.5fte fixed-term)

1 February 2013-1 August 2013 (6 months)
Lecturer in Medieval History, Lecturer in French, University of Groningen (1.0fte fixed-term)

 1 April 2009-31 March 2013 (4 years)
Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Groningen, the Netherlands.
Research project: ‘Holy Writ and Lay Readers: A Social History of Vernacular Bible Translations in the Late Middle Ages - France’ (0.8-0.9 fte, fixed-term).
Including Chair of the Advisory Board of the Groningen Institute for Cultural Studies (ICOG).

1 September 2006-31 August 2009 (3 years)
Lecturer in French, Language, Literature and Culture, University of Amsterdam (0.2-0.6 fte). Including replacement of Dr Jelle Koopmans.

19 May 2008-1 April 2009 (1 year)
Research Policy Advisor, Faculty of Humanities, Utrecht University (0.7 fte).

1 September 2007-15 June 2008 (10 months)
International Policy Advisor, University Board, Utrecht University (0.3 fte).

15 March 2007-15 April 2007 (1 month)
Invited Lecturer, École Pratique des Hautes Études, Section Histoire, Paris-Sorbonne: ‘Cartographie et culture princière en France au XVIesiècle’.

1 September 2006-1 July 2007 (10 months)
Lecturer in French, Literature and Culture, University of Utrecht (0.3 fte). Replacement of Prof. Maarten van Buuren.

1 February 1998-28 February 2006 (8 years)
Lecturer in French, (Romance) Literature and Culture, University of Groningen (0.2-0.5 fte). Including replacement of Prof. Martin Gosman.

1 September 1999-28 February 2004 (4 years, 6 months)
Postdoctoral Researcher and Lecturer in French, University of Groningen
‘Multi-Media Art as Royal Legitimization and Propaganda (France, 1450-1650)’ (0.5 fte).
Personal postdoctoral project, awarded after international competition by the RUG Bonus Incentive Scheme. Comparable to NWO Veni. Including 9 months maternity and sickness leave.

1 July 1992-27 June 1997 (5 years)
PhD Project, ‘Text and Image in Medieval and Early Modern Cartography’, awarded by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) (1.0 fte)

Courses taught; Bachelor: Old French and early modern French languages, Romance and European literatures and their historical contexts; Introduction to the history and culture of France, Italy and Spain before 1800; French literature Middle Ages-1800; History of the French language(s); French language acquisition (A1 to B2; instruction in Dutch and in English); translation French-Dutch; translation English-French/French-English; French grammar (A1 to C1); Writing in French; Academic Skills; Modernism in France; Modern French identity and political culture; Resistance and Desire in French Culture; Introduction to Modern French Thought; The Pleasures of Poetry; The Blue Web: Social Networks in the Mediterranean; Honours College: Ideals and Utopias; MA seminars: Utopian thought; Urban culture and history in France, Italy and Spain; De claris mulieribus: Women and Woman’s Writing in pre-modern France, Italy and Spain; Ut pictura poesis: Text and Image Relations in pre-modern France, Italy and Spain; Princely culture in early modern France; Cartography and princely culture; Reading and Censorship in late medieval and early modern Europe; Perceptions and representations of the body from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance (Res. Master); (co-)supervision of BA, MA and PhD theses.

Education

2005-2006
MA seminars in Communication Science, University of Groningen: ‘Text and Discourse (Rhetorical Structure Theory)’, ‘Media and Discourse’.

18 November 1999
PhD degree University of Groningen, cum laude (the highest honour in The Netherlands and only awarded to the best 10%).
Thesis:Mappae mundi: scriptura et pictura. Textes, images et herméneutique des mappemondes du Moyen Âges long (XIIIe-XVIe siècles).
Supervisors: Prof. Martin Gosman (Groningen), Prof. Patrick Gautier Dalché (École Pratique des Hautes Études, Paris-Sorbonne; IRHT Section latine).

1987-1993
History of Art and Architecture, Archaeology (Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees), University of Groningen. Specialization: Medieval and early modern art.

1985-1991
French Language and Literature (Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees), University of Groningen. Specialization: Medieval and modern literature.

 

Languages:

Dutch (native)

English (near native)

French (near native)

German (good)

Medieval Latin (sufficient)

Medieval and Renaissance French (very good)

Medieval Occitan and Catalan (sufficient)

Italian, Spanish (reading)

International exchanges

2018
Invited Visiting Researcher at The Warburg Institute, School of Advanced Study, University of London, 15-26 January 2018.

2016
COST Travel Fellowship (Short Term Scientific Mission) for a pilot visit to Lyon II, Bibliothèque municipale de Lyon, Archives de Lyon, Archives d’Orange, Archives de Montpellier, Archives de Marseille, Université Aix-Marselle, 1 week.

2004
Visiting researcher at the Medieval Studies Program, Princeton University, two months (International grant, NWO).

2001
Visiting researcher at the Centre d’Études Supérieures de la Renaissance, Tours, France, three months (International grant, NWO/CNRS).

2000 
Visiting researcher at the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität, Münster, Germany, Graduiertenkolleg ‘Gesellschaftliche Symbolik im Mittelalter’, three months (Grant from the Netherlands Research School in Medieval Studies).

 

Other academic activities (selected)

Co-organization of the outreach exhibition “De stad als klooster/The city as a convent”, collaboration of the “Cities of Readers” project and the Museum voor Religieuze Kunst (Museum for Religious Art), Uden, the Netherlands.

Co-organization of the final plenary meeting of COST Action IS1301 “New Communities of Interpretation”, Rome, Royal Dutch Institute, 21-23 September 2017.

Organization of the session “Mappings II: Producing and reproducing local maps”,

International Medieval Congress Leeds, 3-6 July 2017.

Co-organization of the International Lorentz @Snellius Workshop “Space and Place”, Leiden, 30 January-2 February 2017, Netherlands Institute for Advanced Studies, NWO, University of Leiden, University of Groningen.

Co-organization of International Workshop COST Action IS1301: “(Religious) Space, Place, and Media, University of Groningen, 15-16 April 2016.

Co-organization of 3rdPlenary Meeting COST Action IS1301 “New Communities of Interpretation”, “Going Transnational: Religion, Communities, Communication andLieux de savoir”, University of Groningen, 3-5 November 2016.

Co-organization of the meeting of Working Group 3 of COST Action IS-1301 “New Communities of Interpretation”: “Networking Europe: Connecting ideas, exchanging goods, transfer of religious knowledge during the long fifteenth century”, Seville, Universidad de Sevilla, Facultad de Geografía e Historia, 4-5 April 2016.

Co-organization of the first Plenary Meeting of COST Action IS-1301 “New Communities of Interpretation”, KNIR, Academia Belgica, British Institute, Rome, 13-15 February 2015.

Chair of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Institute for Cultural Research (ICOG), University of Groningen (June 2012-September 2013).

(Activities include: chairing the meetings of the Advisory Board, giving advice to the Director and to the Dean).

Member of the Board of the Association of (Franco)Romanists at Dutch Universities (www.romanisten.nl) (2007-2014)

Co-organisation of the international workshop “Discovering the Riches of the Word: Religious Reading, Reform and Counter-Reform in Early Modern Europe”, Groningen 12-14 April, 2012 (articles will be published in the Intersection series published by Brill).

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Contact information

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9712 EK Groningen
The Netherlands

Oude Boteringestraat 23, office 0106