dr. (Maarten) M.F. van Dijck

dr. (Maarten) M.F. van Dijck
Assistant Professor Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication Department of History
Location
Erasmus University Rotterdam
Room
M 6-37
Telephone
+31 10 4082502
Email
vandijck@eshcc.eur.nl

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Maarten Van Dijck (1980) is assistant professor in history and theory of the social sciences at the Erasmus University Rotterdam. His teaching concerns the theories and methodologies used in historical and social research.

Van Dijck is interested in the long term developments (15th-18th centuries) of civil societies and public spheres, social inequalities and the relation between criminal justice and behavior patterns in the Low Countries. Modernization theories are central in all these research lines.

His PhD research dealt with the complex relation between criminalization, urbanization and behavior changes in the urban societies of the Low Countries during the late medieval and early modern period.…

Maarten Van Dijck (1980) is assistant professor in history and theory of the social sciences at the Erasmus University Rotterdam. His teaching concerns the theories and methodologies used in historical and social research.

Van Dijck is interested in the long term developments (15th-18th centuries) of civil societies and public spheres, social inequalities and the relation between criminal justice and behavior patterns in the Low Countries. Modernization theories are central in all these research lines.

His PhD research dealt with the complex relation between criminalization, urbanization and behavior changes in the urban societies of the Low Countries during the late medieval and early modern period. This thesis claims that urban growth in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries caused the decline of interpersonal violence in Europe. Homcide rates tend to be lower in larger cities, especially after 1500.

He is also interested in the evolution of the civil societies and the public spheres in the Low Countries during the late medieval and the early modern period. In 2009, he participated in the summer seminar of the Making Publics research program at McGill University in Montreal. His research deals with asociational life and the formation of publics during the period 1350-1850. The central question concerns the connection between the dynamics of early modern sociability and the rise of a democratic political culture in Western Europe.

A third research line deals with the unequal distribution of social resources in the Low Countries during the early modern period. This research want to broaden to concept of social inequality by introducing Social Network Analysis. The aim is to look at the structure of social relations in the Spanish Netherlands and the Dutch Republic.

He is currently a member of the Center for Historical Culture at the Erasmus University Rotterdam and of the Center for Urban History at the University of Antwerp. He also acts as a member of the board of the Flemish-Dutch journal ‘Stadsgeschiedenis’.

        • M.F. van Dijck (2015). Misdadige vrouwen. Criminaliteit en rechtspraak in Holland 1600-1800 [Bespreking van het boek Misdadige vrouwen. Criminaliteit en rechtspraak in Holland 1600-1800]. Tijdschrift voor Sociale en Economische Geschiedenis, 12(3), 124-125.
        • M.F. van Dijck (2014). [Bespreking van het boek De woonplaats van de faam. Grondslagen van de stadsbeschrijving in de zeventiende-eeuwse Republiek]. Holland: regionaal-historisch tijdschrift, 46(1), 40-41.
        • M.F. van Dijck (2014). Een nieuwe Muchembled? [Bespreking van het boek La violence, une histoire sociale. France, XVIe-XVIIIe siècles]. Tijdschrift voor Geschiedenis (print), 127(1), 150-151.
      • M.F. van Dijck (Ed.). (2014) Stadsgeschiedenis, 9.
      • M.F. van Dijck (Ed.). (2013) Stadsgeschiedenis.
      • M.F. van Dijck (Ed.). (2012) Stadsgeschiedenis, 1-2.
      • M.F. van Dijck (Ed.). (2011) Stadsgeschiedenis, 1-2.
        • M.F. van Dijck (2016, augustus 26). Gendered networks in early modern Dutch harbor towns. A comparison of Cape Town, New Amsterdam and Rotterdam during the seventeenth century. Helsinki, European Urban History Conference.
        • M.F. van Dijck (2015, maart 2). Social Capital and Economic Development in Cape Town and New Amsterdam (c. 1640-1680). Rotterdam, Seminars Business History @ Erasmus.
        • M.F. van Dijck (2014, september 18). Settler strategies. Social networks in New Amsterdam and Cape Town in the second half of the seventeenth century. Ghent, Historical Network Research 2014.
        • M.F. van Dijck (2014, januari 16). Sociale verhoudingen in de Spaanse Nederlanden en de Republiek. Sociale ongelijkheid, sociaal kapitaal en sociale cohesie in zeventiende-eeuws Mechelen en Leiden. Rotterdam, CHC-meeting.
        • M.F. van Dijck (2012, november 13). Tegendraadse jongeren. Een overzicht van de repressie van gedrag van jongeren in de Nederlanden (late middeleeuwen - vroegmoderne periode). Rotterdam, Checkpoint geschiedenis.
        • M.F. van Dijck (2011, januari 12). Leren uit het verleden? De negatieve kanten van het middenveld in de vroegmoderne periode. Mehelen, lezingenreeks: Actuele geschiedenis.
        • M.F. van Dijck (2011). Lay or clerical initiative? Confraternities in Brabant during the late medieval and early modern period. Conference: Brotherhood and boundaries: Pisa (2011, september 20 - 2011, september 20).
        • F.R.R. Vermeylen & M.F. van Dijck (2011). Canon formation and the test of time in the visual arts in the Low Countries, seventeenth century-present. Workshop Art markets: Brussels (2011, april 29).
        • M.F. van Dijck (2010). A clash of cultures? Violent behavior in Antwerp during the sixteenth century. European Urban History Conference: Ghent (2010, september 3 - 2010, september 3).
        • M.F. van Dijck (2010). The test of time? Art encyclopedia and the formation of the canon of seventeenth-century painters in the Low Countries. Seminar: Centre for Historical Culture: Rotterdam (2010, december 2 - 2010, december 2).
        • M.F. van Dijck (2015). From sub to counterculture. The criminalization of youth culture in the Low Countries, 1400-1800. Annual Conference of the N.W. Posthumus Institute: Brussels (2015, juni 12).
        • M.F. van Dijck (2015). Measuring different forms of social capital in early modern Dutch towns. A comparison of Leiden and Rotterdam during the seventeenth century. XXXV Sunbelt Conference of the International Network for Social Network Analysis (INSNA): Brighton (2015, juni 25).
        • M.F. van Dijck (2014). Does Repression Work? The Criminalization of Young Offenders in the Low Countries during the Late Medieval and Early Modern Period. European Social Science History Conference: Vienna (2014, april 25).
        • M.F. van Dijck (2012). Godparenthood in diverging regions: a comparison of Leyden and Mechlin in the seventeenth century. Colloque 'Le parrainage en Europe et en Amérique. Pratiques de longue durée, XVIe-XXIe siècle': Sorbonne, Paris, France (2012, december 6 - 2012, december 7).
        • M.F. van Dijck (2012). Social inequality and access to formal networks in diverging urban societies. The cities of Mechelen and Leiden in the 17th century. 11th International Conference on Urban History: Cities and societies in comparative perspective: Prague, Czech Republic (2012, augustus 29 - 2012, september 1).
        • M.F. van Dijck (2012). Between urban policy and state formation. The social discipline of cultural practices in sixteenth-century Antwerp. Diversity & deviance: art, commerce and religion in Antwerp, aan de Technische Universität Dresden: Dresden (2011, december 11 - 2011, december 12).
      • M.F. van Dijck, A. van Hiel & E. Raspoet (2015, maart 4). Monkey see, monkey do: de vele oorzaken van agressie. Knack, pp. 114-118.
  • History and Social Sciences

    Title
    History and Social Sciences
    Year
    2018
    Period
    TERM 3.2
    Year level
    BA-1 (Geschiedenis), BA-1 (International Bachelor History)

    Honours Class History

    Title
    Honours Class History
    Year
    2018
    Period
    TERM 2
    Year level
    BA-2 (Geschiedenis), BA-2 (International Bachelor History)

    Quantitative Historical Methods

    Title
    Quantitative Historical Methods
    Year
    2018
    Period
    TERM 1
    Year level
    BA-2 (International Bachelor History), BA-2 (Geschiedenis)

    Bachelor's Thesis History

    Title
    Bachelor's Thesis History
    Year
    2018
    Period
    TERM 3
    Year level
    BA-3 (Geschiedenis), Pre-master (Maatschappijgeschiedenis), BA-3 (International Bachelor History)

    TEST course History

    Title
    TEST course History
    Year
    2018
    Period
    TERM 4.2
    Year level
    BA-1 (Geschiedenis), BA-1 (International Bachelor History)
  • Stadsgeschiedenis

    Role
    Member Board of Editors
    Start Date
    Jun/2007
  • Assistant Professor

    University
    Erasmus University Rotterdam
    School
    Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication
    Department
    Department of History
    Country
    Nederland
    Telephone
    +31 10 4082502

Address

Visiting address

Burg. Oudlaan 50 3062 PA Rotterdam

Postal address

Postbus 1738 3000 DR Rotterdam