Pepijn Brandon

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20072019
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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 three connected themes: 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 for his project Naval shipyards: Laboratories of capitalism.

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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 2019

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

Open Access
Open Access

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

Research output: Contribution to JournalSpecial issue (editing)Academicpeer-review

Free and Unfree Labor in Atlantic and Indian Ocean Port Cities (Seventeenth–Nineteenth Centuries)

Brandon, P., Frykman, N. & Røge, P., Apr 2019, In : International Review of Social History. 64, S, 18 p.

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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

Elsevier/Johan de Witt Scriptieprijs 2018 (Event)

Pepijn Brandon (Member)
25 Jan 2019

Activity: MembershipAcademic

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

Prizes

D.J. Veegens award

Pepijn Brandon (Recipient), 2014

PrizeAcademic

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Live verslag Keti Koti 2019

Pepijn Brandon

1/07/19

1 media contribution

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Economie van de slavernij

Pepijn Brandon

30/06/19

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‘Geschiedenis moet ook erkennen wat niet zo prettig was’

Pepijn Brandon

29/06/19

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Door slavernij bleef Holland een handelsnatie van belang

Pepijn Brandon

26/06/19

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Nederlandse economie teerde meer op slavernij dan gedacht

Pepijn Brandon

26/06/19

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