Past Courses

Utrecht University – (BA) Grote vragen, big data // Big questions, big data (2019-2020)


Utrecht University – (BA) The Great Divergence. Why Some Countries Prosper and Others Don’t (2020-2021)

This course provides an overview of different ideas as to why some countries have flourished and others have failed to do so. Students practice their analytical and presentation skills through the presentation of a major work in the field of the study of the Great Divergence.

Start: 31 August 2020


Utrecht University – (BA) De Stad // The City in History (2018-2019)

First year BA course, also in Minor for some other programmes. Teaches first-year students about using quantitative research techniques, by scrutinizing on the broad and interesting theme of the history of cities and urbanization.

Provided both in English and in Dutch

Start: Block 4, 23 April 2019

Utrecht University – (BA) De Stad // The City in History (2018)

Utrecht University – (RMA) Research Design Course

Description: 1st-year RMA course on how to design a research for a paper, a thesis or a PhD proposal.

Utrecht University – (BA) The City in History (2017)

Leiden University – (BA) Introduction Economic and Social History (2012; 2010; 2008)

Leiden University – (BA) Statistics for Historians (2011)

Leiden University – (BA) Theme course: Globalization and the world economy (2011)

Leiden University – (BA) Theme course: Urban History: the city of Leiden (2009)

Leiden University – (BA) Poverty, alms and labour (2009)

Utrecht University – (BA) Research seminar: The history of Utrecht (2007)

Utrecht University – (BA) Poverty, alms and work: surviving in the early modern Dutch Republic (2005)