Prof. dr. M.P.C. (Manon) van der Heijden

Position:
  • Professor of Comparative Urban History
Expertise:
  • Urban history
  • Social history
  • Criminal history


Telephone number: +31 (0)71 527 2670
E-Mail: m.p.c.van.der.heijden@hum.leidenuniv.nl
Faculty / Department: Faculteit der Geesteswetenschappen, Institute for History, Economische en Sociale geschiedenis
Office Address: Johan Huizingagebouw
Doelensteeg 16
2311 VL Leiden
Room number 2.09


Spreekuur / Hours

Na afspraak / by appointment

Curriculum vitae

Prof. dr. Manon van der Heijden is a social historian, working in the field of early modern urban history. In 1998 she received her Ph.D. at Erasmus University Rotterdam in 1998, where she worked from 1992-1998. From 1999-2006 she was appointed at the Vrije Universiteit of Amsterdam. Since September 2006 she works at Leiden University. In 2005 she was granted a NWO VIDI project Civil Services and Urban Communities, 1500-1800. In 2012 she was granted a NWO VICI project Crime and Gender 1600-1900. Since 2014 Manon van der Heijden is member of the Academia Europaea.

Fields of interest

She is interested in the history of  criminal justice, the family, urban finances, citizenship, civil society and public services. She was editor of the Dutch-Flemish The Low Countries Journal of Social and Economic History, (www.tseg.nl), she is member of the Editorial Board of Crime, History & Societies and is editor of the Flemish-Dutch Journal Stadsgeschiedenis.

Selected publications

Books
2014 Misdadige vrouwen. Criminaliteit en rechtspraak in Holland 1600-1800 (Amsterdam: Bert Bakker)


2012 Civic Duty. Public Services in the Early Modern Low Countries (Newcastle, Cambridge Sholars Publishing).


2009 Manon van der Heijden et al eds., Serving the Urban Community. The Rise of Public Facilities in the Low Countries (Amsterdam: Aksant Academic Publishers, 2009).


2006 Geldschieters van de stad. Financiële relaties tussen burgers, stad en overheden 1550-1650 (Amsterdam: Bert Bakker 2006)


2002 with Paul van de Laar (red.), Rotterdammers en de VOC. Handelscompagnie, stad en burgers, 1600-1800 (Amsterdam: Bert Bakker, 2002).


1998 Huwelijk in Holland. Stedelijke rechtspraak en kerkelijke tucht, 1550-1700 (Amsterdam : Bert Bakker 1998).


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