de Haan, Ido

Queen Wilhelmina Visiting Professor of History

Office Hours

Spring 2019: Wednesday noon-2 PM

 

Education

PhD – 1993 in Social Sciences, University of Amsterdam.
BA – 1988 in Philosophy and Political Science, University of Amsterdam

 

Interests and Research

Ido de Haan (Amsterdam 1963) is Professor of Political History at Utrecht University, and the 2019 Queen Wilhelmina Visiting Professor of the History, Language and Literature of the Dutch Speaking People at Columbia University. His fields of interest are the political history and philosophy of democracy and the welfare state in Western Europe in the nineteenth and twentieth century, the history and memory of the Holocaust and other large-scale violence, as well as regime changes and political transition since the early modern period.

 

Appointments and Affiliations

  • 2019 Queen Wilhelmina Visiting Professor of the History, Language and Literature of the Dutch Speaking People at Columbia University, New York
  • 2017- Director of the Dutch National Research School for Political History
  • 2017 Visiting professor, Department of History, UC Los Angeles
  • 2012-2015 Faculty Director Humanities Honors Program, Utrecht University
  • 2008-2011 Head of Department of History and Art History, Utrecht University
  • 2006-2007 Visiting professor, Department of History, UC Los Angeles
  • 2003- Professor of Political History after the Middle Ages, Utrecht University
  • 1993 Lecturer in Political Science, University of Amsterdam

 

Courses and Tutorials

  • Battlefield Europe: War and Large-scale Violence in the Twentieth Century
  • Bonapartism and Populism
  • Cities, States, Empires in European History
  • Conceptual History
  • Contested Democracy: The History of Democracy in Europe
  • Europe 1943-1950: between World War II and Cold War
  • Fortitude in Adversity: Neostoicism and Reason of State in Early-Modern Europe
  • Fundamentals of Historical Research
  • History of Dutch Jewry
  • History of Neoliberalism
  • Methods of Comparative History
  • Modern Dutch History
  • Modern European History 1789-1914
  • Money, Power, States, Markets: the History and Philosophy of Institutions
  • Nazi Germany and the Jews
  • Nazism and Fascism
  • Politics of Memory
  • Restoration in Europe: the Legacy of the Revolution
  • State Formation in Europe

 

Funded Research Projects

  • 2017- Project leader ‘Market Makers. The History of Neoliberalism in the Netherlands 1945-2002’ (Open Competition, NWO)
  • 2008-2012 Project leader ‘Alternatives of Parliamentary Democracy’ (Research Program Controversial Democracy, NWO)
  • 2001-2007 Project leader and researcher ‘Transitional Politics. The quest for stability in France and the Netherlands, 1598, 1815, 1945’ (Netherlands foundation for research NWO / Department of History, University of Amsterdam)
  • 2000-2002 Project leader ‘Fifty years of care for welfare, 1952-2002’. Hilda Verwey-Jonker Institute for Social Research.
  • 2000 Postdoc researcher: ‘Tocqueville in the Netherlands. Pillarization, civil society and social cohesion in Dutch history’ (NWO/Department of History, University of Amsterdam).
  • 1997-2000 Postdoc researcher: ‘The struggle for poor relief and education. Changes in Dutch political culture of the nineteenth century’ (NWO / Department of History, University of Amsterdam).
  • 1994-1996 Postdoc researcher: ‘The memory of the Jewish persecution in the Netherlands, 1945-1995’ (NWO /Amsterdam School for Social Science Research, University of Amsterdam).
  • 1992 Visiting researcher, Department of Political Science, Massachusetts Institute for Technology, Cambridge (Ma.). Fulbright Stipend NACEE
  • 1989-2003 Assistant-researcher (Amsterdam School for Social Science Research, University of Amsterdam)

Publications

Books:

Zelfbestuur en staatsbeheer. Het politieke debat over burgerschap en rechtsstaat in de twintigste eeuw, Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press 1993.

Na de ondergang. De herinnering aan de Jodenvervolging in Nederland 1945-1995, Den Haag: Sdu Uitgeverij 1997.

Maakbaarheid. Liberale wortels en hedendaagse kritiek van de maakbare samenleving, red. met J.W. Duyvendak. Amsterdam University Press 1997.

In het hart van de verzorgingsstaat. Het ministerie van Maatschappelijk Werk en zijn opvolgers (CRM, WVC, VWS) 1952-2002, red. met J.W. Duyvendak. Zutphen: Walburg Pers 2002

Het beginsel van leven en wasdom. De constitutie van de Nederlandse politiek in de negentiende eeuw, Amsterdam: Wereldbibliotheek 2003.

Politieke reconstructie. Een nieuw begin in de politieke geschiedenis Utrecht: Universiteit Utrecht 2004

Bevindingen over P.J. Meertens op grond van literatuur en geraadpleegde bronnen. Rapport van de Commissie van Drie, met H.W. von der Dunk en J.Th.M. Houwink ten Cate. Amsterdam: KNAW 2006

Het bange Nederland. Pleidooi voor een open samenleving, met J.W. Duyvendak en E.R. Engelen, Amsterdam: Bert Bakker 2008.

Het eenzame gelijk. Hervormers tussen droom en daad 1850-1950, red. met W. ten Have, P.J. Knegtmans en J.Kennedy, Amsterdam: Boom 2009.

Border and Boundaries in and around Dutch Jewish History, red. met Joel Cahen, Judith Frishman en David Wertheim, Amsterdam: Aksant 2011.

Grenzeloze gelijkheid. Historische vertogen over cultuurverschil, red. met Maria Grever, Dienke Hondius en Susan Legêne, Amsterdam: Bert Bakker 2011

Pierre Rosanvallon, Democratie en tegendemocratie (redactie en inleiding), Amsterdam: Boom 2012

Een nieuwe staat. Het begin van het Koninkrijk der Nederlanden, red. met Paul den Hoed en Henk te Velde. Amsterdam: Bert Bakker 2013.

Marinus van der Goes van Naters. Het socialisme van nu (redactie en inleiding met A.F.A. Mreijen), Amsterdam: Boom 2018.

Securing Europe After Napoleon. 1815 and the New European Security Culture. With B.A. de Graaf, I. de Haan & B. Vick (eds.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (forthcoming).

The Politics of Moderation in Modern European History. With M.M. Lok (eds.) London: Palgrave (forthcoming)

 

Articles (not in Dutch)

`Le libéralisme et la représentation du citoyen’, in S. Stuurman (ed.), Les libéralismes, la théorie politique et l'histoire, Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press 1994, 199-208.

‘The construction of a national trauma. The memory of the persecution of the Jews in the Netherlands’, in Netherlands Journal for Social Science 34 (1998) 2, 196-217.

`The Netherlands and the Novemberpogrom’, in Jahrbuch für Antisemitismusforschung 8 (1999), 155-176.

‘The postwar Jewish community and the memory of the persecution in the Netherlands’, in C. Brasz & Y. Kaplan (eds.), Dutch Jews as Perceived by Themselves and by Others.Proceeding of the Eight International Symposium of the Jews in the Netherlands. Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers 2000, 405-435.

`From Moses to Maggie. Popular political wisdom and the republican tradition in political thought’, in Javnost-The Public 7 (2000) 2, 33-44.

‘Routines and Traditions: The Reactions of Non-Jews and Jews in the Netherlands to War and Persecution’, in: David Bankier and Israel Gutman (eds.), Nazi Europe and the Final Solution. Jerusalem: Yad Vashem 2003, 437-454.

‘Vigorous, Pure and Vulnerable: Child Health and Citizenship in the Netherlands since the End of the Nineteenth Century’, in: Marijke Gijswijt-Hofstra and Hilary Marland (eds.), Cultures of Child Health in Britain and the Netherlands in the Twentieth Century. Amsterdam/New York: Rodopi 2003, 25-54.

‘Paths of Normalization after the Persecution of the Jews. The Netherlands, France, and West-Germany in the 1950s’, in: Richard J. Bessel and Dirk Schumann (eds.), Life after Death. Approaches to a Cultural and Social History of Europe During the 1940s and 1950s. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2003, 65-92.

 ‘Vivre sur le seuil. Le camp de Westerbork dans l’histoire et la mémoire des Pays-Bas’, in Génocides lieux (et non-lieux)de mémoire. Revue d’histoire de la Shoah. Le Monde Juif 181 (juillet-décembre 2004), 37-59.

‘Progress, Patients, Professionals, and the Psyche. Comments on Cultures of Psychiatry and Health Care in the Twentieth Century’, (with James Kennedy), in: Marijke Gijswijt-Hofstra a.o. (eds.), Psychiatric Cultures Compared. Psychiatry and Mental Health Care in the Twentieth Century. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press 2005, 424-437

‘Democracy, Ethnicity, and the Nation. Nineteenth-century France and the Netherlands’, in: André M.W. Gerrits and Dirk Jan Wolffram (eds.), Political Democracy and Ethnic Diversity in Modern European History. Stanford: Stanford University Press 2005, 49-64.

‘Mass Society in Britain and the Netherlands’, in: Bob Moore and Henk van Nierop (eds.), Twentieth-Century Mass Society in Britain and the Netherlands. Oxford: Berg 2006.

‘The modern monarchy and the democratic deficit’, in: D.J. Elzinga (ed.), The Dutch constitutional monarchy in a changing Europe Alphen aan den Rijn: Kluwer 2007, 97-107

‘Opening Pandora’s Box: historical comments on Bonnie Honig’s paradoxes in democratic theory’, Rechtsfilosofie en rechtstheorie 37 (2008) 2, pp. 175-185.

‘The paradox of Dutch history – historiography of the Holocaust in the Netherlands’. In D. Bankier & D. Michman (Eds.), Holocaust Historiography in Context, Emergence, Challenges, polemics & achievements (355-376). New York: Yad Vashem/Berghahn 2009, 355-376.

‘Dutch-Jewish Political Representation before and after the Holocaust.’ Perush. An Online Journal of Jewish Scholarship and Interpretation, 1 (2009) 1, 1-13.

‘Failures and Mistakes: Images of collaboration in postwar Dutch society’ in: Roni Stauber (ed.), Collaboration with the Nazis. Public Discourse after the Holocaust. London /New York: Routledge 2010, 71-90.

‘Imperialism, Colonialism, Genocide. The Dutch Case for an International History of the Holocaust’ in: Klaas van Berkel & Leonie de Goei (eds.) The International Relevance of Dutch History, Den Haag: KNHG 2010, 301-327

'Le roi Louis, un modèle pour Guillaume?', in: Annie Jourdan, Louis Bonaparte, Roi de Hollande. Paris : Nouveau Monde 2010, with Jeroen van Zanten, 213-231.

‘Introduction’, in: Judith Frishman a.o. (eds.) Border and Boundaries in and around Dutch Jewish History, Amsterdam: Aksant 2011, 7-18.

‘The Western European Welfare State beyond Christian and Social Democratic Ideology’, in : Dan Stone (ed.), Oxford Handbook of PostwarEuropean History. Oxford : OUP 2012, 299-318.

‘The Holocaust in the Netherlands’, in: David Biale (eds.) Jewish Studies. Oxford Bibliographies Online. Oxford: OUP 2012, online-publicatie.

'An Unresolved Controversy. The Jewish Honor Court in the Netherlands, 1946-1950', in: Laura Jockusch & Gabriel Finder (eds.), Jewish Honor Courts. Revenge, Retribution, and Reconciliation in Europe and Israel after the Holocaust. Detroit: Wayne State University Press 2015, 107-136.

‘Saving the bystander’. In: C. Morina & K. Thijs (eds), Probing the Limits of Categorization. The Bystander in Holocaust History. New York: Berghahn (forthcoming)

‘Vienna 1815: Introducing a European security culture’, with B.A. de Graaf and B. Vick. In: B.A. de Graaf, I. de Haan & B. Vick (eds.), Securing Europe After Napoleon. 1815 and the New European Security Culture. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (forthcoming).

‘Constructing an international conspiracy. Revolutionary concertation and police networks in the European Restauration’, with J. van Zanten. In: B.A. de Graaf, I. de Haan & B. Vick (eds.), Securing Europe After Napoleon. 1815 and the New European Security Culture. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (forthcoming).

‘A monarchical regime based on republican antecedents. The constitution of the United Kingdom of the Netherlands’. In: M. Broers, A. Caiani & M. Price (eds.) The Price of Peace. The History of European Restorations. London: I.B. Tauris (forthcoming)

‘Saving the bystander’. In: C. Morina & K. Thijs (eds), Probing the Limits of Categorization. The Bystander in Holocaust History. New York: Berghahn, 343-353.

‘Prominent Jews. Absence and presence of Jews in postwar Netherlands’, Historein. A review of the past and other stories (forthcoming)

‘Bonapartism’, Krisis, Special Issue Marx from the Margins: A Collective Project, from A to Z (2018) 2, 18-22.

For academic and professional publications in Dutch see http://www.uu.nl/gw/medewerkers/IdeHaan

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