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Research interests

My teaching and research are situated at the intersection of modern political and social history and the social sciences. 

*Political, social, and urban history of modern and contemporary (Western) Europe
*History of democratic innovation and change  
*History and democracy in political and public discourse
*History of urban planning and governance


Differentiated Cooperation through Local Authority Networks: Challenges and Opportunities

Differentiation at the local level: An overview of sub-national authority networks in the EU

Environment and democracy: An introduction

Forum: Environment and democracy

From “Grey Democracy” to the Green New Deal: Postwar Democracy and the Hegemonic Imaginary of Material Politics in Western Europe

Memory Politics of the Far Right in Europe

Memory Politics of the Far Right in Europe

Studying Populism at the Intersection of Political Science and Political History: The Case of the Boerenpartij in the Netherlands, 1950s-1970s


Differentiation from Below: Sub-national Authority Networks as a Form of Differentiated Cooperation

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The Reconstruction of Rotterdam

Home-building aldermen made the difference 100 years ago

The Blind Spot of Inclusivity - and the Myth of Tolerance in the Netherlands

'Voortzetten huidige coalitie is de meest logische keuze'

De geschiedenis van de sport

Internationale Groningers leren over gemeentepolitiek

Meer dan 200 deelnemers Silent Read-in op trappen Academiegebouw

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