NWO awards PhD positions to Mathijs Boom and Lucas van der Deijl

19 June 2017

ASH is pleased to announce that Mathijs Boom and Lucas van der Deijl have been awarded a PhD position in the highly competitive NWO PhDs in the Humanities Programme, which they will carry out within ASH. Both will start their projects in September 2017.

Mathijs Boom


Mathijs' project is entitled “Charting Time. Nature and Culture in the History of Time, 1760-1860”, supervised by prof. Wyger Velema and prof. Erik Jorink (Huygens/ING).

Lucas van der Deijl

Lucas' project is entitled "Radical Rumours. A digital reconstruction of the dissemination and translation of Cartesianism and Spinozism in Dutch textual discourse (1640-1720)", supervised by prof. Lia van Gemert and prof. Antal van den Bosch (Meertens Institute).

PhDs in the Humanities offers talented researchers a paid PhD position. The aim of the programme is to give talented researchers the chance to obtain a PhD and acquire a tenured academic position.

Published by  Amsterdam School of Historical Studies