dr. Pepijn Brandon

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20072020
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Pepijn Brandon is assistant professor at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and senior researcher at the International Institute of Social History. His work focuses on the history of capitalism, war and economic development, and slavery.

Brandon obtained his MA in history in 2007 (cum laude) at the University of Amsterdam, and his PhD in history (cum laude) in 2013 at the same institution. His dissertation, published in 2015 as War, Capital, and the Dutch State (1588-1795) (Leiden: Brill 2015; paperback edition Chicago: Haymarket Books 2017) was awarded 'Best dissertation of the year 2013' by the University of Amsterdam's Institute for Culture and History and won the D.J. Veegens Award of the Royal Holland Society of Sciences and HumanitiesFrom September 2014 until January 2016, Brandon has worked at the University of Pittsburgh on an NWO-Rubicon fellowship. In 2016, he obtained an NWO Veni-scholarship. Brandon is a member of the Editorial Committee of the International Review of Social History He is Harvard University's Spring 2020 Erasmus Lecturer on the History and Civilization of the Netherlands and Flanders, and is a Visiting Scholar at the Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice at Brown University.


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Ancillary activities

  • Convict Leasing and Labor Project | Sugarland, TX | Adviseur | 2019-09-01 - present
  • SOC21 | Amsterdam | Bestuurder | 2019-09-01 - present
  • Stichting In Mijn Buurt | Amsterdam | Adviseur | 2019-09-01 - present

Ancillary activities are updated daily

Keywords

  • DH Netherlands (The Low Countries)
  • Capitalism
  • War
  • Slavery
  • State formation
  • Colonialism
  • HC Economic History and Conditions
  • Labour History
  • History of Social Movements
  • Global History
  • HB Economic Theory
  • Heterodox economics
  • Classical political economy
  • Marx and Marxism
  • Financial history

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Research Output 2007 2020

Between the Plantation and the Port: Racialization and Social Control in Eighteenth-Century Paramaribo

Brandon, P., Apr 2019, In : International Review of Social History. 64, S, 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

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De betekenis van de Atlantische slavernij voor de Nederlandse economie in de tweede helft van de achttiende eeuw

Brandon, P. & Bosma, U., Jun 2019, In : Tijdschrift voor Sociale en Economische Geschiedenis. 16, 2, p. 5-46, i-xxx 72 p.

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De naamgever van het Mauritshuis deed wél zelf mee aan slavenhandel

Brandon, P., 6 May 2019, In : De Volkskrant.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticlePopular

Free and Unfree Labor in Atlantic and Indian Ocean Port Cities (1700-1850)

Brandon, P. (Guest ed.), Frykman, N. (Guest ed.) & Røge, P. (Guest ed.), Apr 2019, In : International Review of Social History. 64, S

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Activities 2014 2020

Harvard University

Pepijn Brandon (Visiting researcher)
Jan 2020Jun 2020

Activity: Visiting an external institutionVisiting an external academic institution

Brown University

Pepijn Brandon (Visiting researcher)
Feb 2020Feb 2021

Activity: Visiting an external institutionVisiting an external academic institution

Walcherse ketens: De trans-Atlantische slavenhandel en de economie van Walcheren, 1755-1780

Pepijn Brandon (Examiner)
5 Jun 2019

Activity: PhD thesis ExaminationPhD thesis examination

Slotdebat: Kijken in de ziel van...

Pepijn Brandon (Speaker)
24 Aug 2019

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic

In dialoog over slavernijverleden

Pepijn Brandon (Speaker)
29 Apr 2019

Activity: Lecture / PresentationPopular

Prizes

D.J. Veegens award

Pepijn Brandon (Recipient), 2014

PrizeAcademic

Press / Media

Live verslag Keti Koti 2019

Pepijn Brandon

1/07/19

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Economie van de slavernij

Pepijn Brandon

30/06/19

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

‘Geschiedenis moet ook erkennen wat niet zo prettig was’

Pepijn Brandon

29/06/19

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Door slavernij bleef Holland een handelsnatie van belang

Pepijn Brandon

26/06/19

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Amsterdam was spil in omvangrijke Nederlandse slaveneconomie

Pepijn Brandon

26/06/19

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment