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Mr B.Th. (Bob) Pierik MA

Faculty of Humanities
Faculty of Humanities
Photographer: Anne Posthuma

Visiting address
  • Kloveniersburgwal 48
  • Room number:D0.11
Postal address
  • Postbus 1610
    1000 BP Amsterdam
Contact details
  • Profile

    Bob Pierik is a PhD candidate at the Amsterdam School of Historical Studies (ASH). He completed a BA in Liberal Arts and Sciences at Leiden University College The Hague, an MA in History at the University of Amsterdam and an MA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics at Leiden University's Institute for Philosophy. He is interested in interdisciplinary approaches to early modern urban history, gender history and issues of political economy. His PhD-research will provide a case study of gendered use of space in early modern Amsterdam as part of the NWO project The Freedom of the Streets. Gender and Urban Space in Europe and Asia (1600-1850) under supervision of Dr. Danielle van den Heuvel.


  • Publications


    • van den Heuvel, D., Pierik, B., Amaro, B. V., & Kisjes, I. (2020). Capturing Gendered Mobility and Street Use in the Historical City: A New Methodological Approach. Cultural and Social History, 1-22.


    • Pierik, B. (2019). Geslachtspolitiek van de straat. Een aanzet voor een intersectionele geschiedenis van vroegmodern straatleven in Amsterdam. Historica, 42(3), 3-9. [details]


    • Pierik, B., & Geelen, A. (2019). A Tale of Two Johannas: Gatekeeping, Mobilities, and Marriage in Cochin and Amsterdam. Early Modern Women, 14(1), 131-140.
    • van den Heuvel, D. W. A. G., Pierik, B. T., Vieira Amaro, B., Weiss, A. R. F., & Yasunaga, M. (2019). Jiyūkūkan to shite no gairo: Asia-Europe (1600-1850) no toshi kūkan to jendā kenkyū ni okeru atarashī apurōchi. Toshi shi kinkyū, 6, 109.


    • van den Heuvel, D., Pierik, B., Vieira Amaro, B., & Weiss, A. (2018). The Freedom of the Streets. Nieuw onderzoek naar gender en stedelijke ruimte in Eurazië. Stadsgeschiedenis, 13(2), 133-145. [details]


    • The Freedom of the Streets (Author), van den Heuvel, D. (Author), Pierik, B. (Author), Yasunaga, M. (Author), Saygi, G. (Author), Weiss, A. (Author), ... Hellman, L. (Author). (2017). The Freedom of the Streets: Gender and urban space in Eurasia 1600-1850. Web publication/site, Freedom of the Streets UvA. Retrieved from
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