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Postdoctoral Research in the Leiden Institute for History at Leiden University, Netherlands



The Postdoctoral researcher will examine gender differences in crime and changing concepts of crime and gender and the public roles of men and women in Europe, particularly England, Germany, Italy, and the Netherlands. The research will lead to a monograph in English on crime and gender and concepts of public roles in Europe 1790-1900, and is part of the project Crime and Gender 1600-1900 in which various regions within Europe will be compared. Supervisor: dr. M.P.C. van der Heijden (Social History). The section Social and Economic History is a dynamic research group with enthusiastic researchers and lecturers with a very good track record in attracting national and international research grants. Research specializations: modern and early modern migration, global history, urban institutions, welfare state, gender, family, and crime.

A PhD in a relevant field (e.g. Early Modern History, Social History, Legal History, Criminology). Legal historians and criminologists are explicitly invited to apply; Fluency in English (spoken and written); Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.