About me

Arie van Steensel (Utrecht, 1982) is a historian specialising in the medieval and early modern history of western Europe. He is particularly interested in the institutional, social and economic history of Italy, England and the Low Countries.

Employment History

2016 to date: Lecturer in Medieval History, Department of History, University of Groningen, the Netherlands

2014-2016: Lecturer in Medieval History, Department of History, European Studies and Religious Studies, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands

2012-2014: Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of History and Art History, Utrecht University, the Netherlands

2011-2012: Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of History and Civilization, European University Institute, Florence, Italy

2010-2011: Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of History, Classics and Archaeology, Birkbeck, University of London, United Kingdom

2010: Researcher, Research Institute for History and Culture, Utrecht University, the Netherlands

2005-2009: PhD Candidate, Institute for History, Leiden University, the Netherlands

Professional Memberships

2016 to date: Editor of Stadsgeschiedenis

2011 to date: Editor of Virtus. Journal of Nobility Studies

Education

2010: Doctor (with distinction) in Medieval History, Leiden University, the Netherlands

2007: Doctorandus in Philosophy, Leiden University, the Netherlands

2005: Doctorandus (with distinction) in History, Leiden University, the Netherlands

Awards and Honours

2016: Klein Dataproject awarded by DANS

2015: Alfa Meerwaarde Grant awarded by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO)

2012: Veni Grant awarded by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO)

2011: Marie Curie Intra-European Fellowship awarded by the European Commission

2010: Rubicon Grant awarded by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO)

2005: Fruin Prize awarded for best thesis in history at Leiden University