Heerma van Voss, Lex 1955-

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HEERMA van VOSS, Lex 1955-

PERSONAL: Born June 7, 1955, in The Hague, Netherlands; son of Thieu (an Egyptologist) and Connie (a lawyer; maiden name, Loeb) Heerma van Voss; married Anke Brand (a physician); children: Marise, Bas. Education: University of Utrecht, M.A., 1982, Ph.D., 1991; attended École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (Paris, France), 1983–84. Politics: "Green Left."

ADDRESSES: Home—Oude Waelweg 94, 1111 TA Diemen, Netherlands. Office—International Institute of Social History, Cruquiusweg 31, 1019 AT Amsterdam, Netherlands. E-mail[email protected].

CAREER: University of Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands, assistant professor of social and economic history, 1991–94; International Institute of Social History, Amsterdam, Netherlands, associate director of research, 1994–. University of Utrecht, professor, 2000–.


(Editor, with Juliette Roding) The North Sea and Culture in Early Modern History, Verloren (Hilversum, Netherlands), 1996.

(Editor, with C. Davies, D. Davis, and others) Dock Workers, 1790–1970: International Explorations in Comparative Labour History, Ashgate Publishing (Burlington, VT), 2000.

(Editor) Petitions in Social History, Cambridge University Press (New York, NY), 2001.

(With Marcel van der Linden) Class and Other Identities: Gender, Religion, and Ethnicity in the Writing of European Labor History, Berghahn Books (New York, NY), 2002.

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