If you are interested in being supervised by me, please get in touch by email or phone: My field of expertise lies in the long-term development of science and technology (including histories of science, global history, and the history of museum collections and archives) and digital heritage (including digital humanities). Tjap 032I am in particular interested in projects in which technology is combined with digital cultural heritage, e.g. from the Twente region. Here is a list of projects, which I am currently supervising and which I have supervised in the past:

On PhD level:

  1. P. van Wingerden (buitenpromovendus, together with prof. F. van Lunteren, VU and U Leiden): Science, Natural History and the Dutch empire in the first half of the ninteenth century (in progress since early 2018).

On MA level:

  1. S. Valenzuela Hernandes (U Twente, PSTS programme, second reader, 2018), project title: Pedagogy of the digitally oppressed: rethinking learning and education in contemporary digital cultures (in progress).
  2. K. Nieuwendijk (U Leiden, MA History, second reader, 2011), thesis title: Met Van Oort naar verre oorden (successfully completed).
  3. Ch. Zhang (U Leiden, MA History, second reader, 2011), thesis title: The Dependency and Autonomy of Art in Natural History: Pieter van Oort (1804-1834) and the Natuurkundige Commissie voor Nederlands Indië (1820-1850) in the Dutch East Indies
    (successfully completed).

On BA level:

  1. B. Mamangkey (U Twente, BA, ATLAS programme, personal pursuit (6 ECTS), supervisor, 2018), working title: Examining the societal effect of the Dutch colonial era on present day Indonesia (in progress).
  2. K. Lehmann (U Twente, BA, European Studies, second reader, 2013), The importance of historical connections between Turkey and Europe during the period of the late Ottoman Empire (successfully completed).
  3. M.J. van Oort (U Twente, BA, European Studies, second reader, 2013), De Nederlandsche Handelsmaatschappij op het wereldtoneel (successfully completed)
  4. W. Dianisari (U Leiden, BA, Encompass programme, second reader, 2008), Knowledge transfer in the context of botanical investigations: A history of chincona in Java in the 19th century (successfully completed).