Dr. J.A. (Jasper) van der Steen

  • University Lecturer
  • Early Modern History

Telephone number: +31 (0)71 527 1007
E-Mail: j.a.van.der.steen@hum.leidenuniv.nl
Faculty / Department: Faculteit der Geesteswetenschappen, Institute for History, Algemene Geschiedenis
Office Address: Johan Huizingagebouw
Doelensteeg 16
2311 VL Leiden
Room number 1.71b
Personal Homepage: www.hum.leiden.edu/​history/​staff/​vandersteen.html

Jasper van der Steen is University Lecturer in Early Modern History at Leiden University. His recent publications include Memory Wars in the Low Countries, 1566- 1700 (Leiden/Boston: Brill, 2015) and the co-edited volume Memory before Modernity. Practices of Memory in Early Modern Europe (Leiden/Boston: Brill, 2013).

In 2015 the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research awarded him a personal Rubicon grant for a two-year research project: The Nassaus Ltd: A Dynastic Family Business in Early Modern Europe, c. 1550-1750. This project will be based at Humboldt University, Berlin and is due to commence on 1 February 2016.

Jasper is editorial secretary of Tijdschrift voor Geschiedenis.


PhD, Leiden University
MA, University of Durham (United Kingdom)
BA, University College Roosevelt, Middelburg

Last Modified: 16-02-2016