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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

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.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access

Labour History and the Case against Colonialism

Brandon, P. (Guest ed.) & Sarkar, A. (Guest ed.), Apr 2019, In : International Review of Social History. 64, 1, 193 p.

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

Open Access

Activities 2014 2019

Amsterdam Radical History Walking Tour: From the Docks to the Squats

Pepijn Brandon (Other)
12 May 2019

Activity: Other

Opening panel: Observations on the Meaning of the Concept Primitive Accumulation

Pepijn Brandon (Speaker)
9 May 2019

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic

Convict Leasing and Labor Project (External organisation)

Pepijn Brandon (Member)
May 2019 → …

Activity: MembershipSocietal

In dialoog over slavernijverleden

Pepijn Brandon (Speaker)
29 Apr 2019

Activity: Lecture / PresentationPopular

Elsevier/Johan de Witt Scriptieprijs 2018 (Event)

Pepijn Brandon (Member)
25 Jan 2019

Activity: MembershipAcademic

Prizes

D.J. Veegens award

P. Brandon (Recipient), 2014

PrizeAcademic

Press / Media

Live: Keti Koti 2018

P. Brandon

1/07/18

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Een land als zovele: Nieuw Realisme in de Nederlandse geschiedwetenschap

P. Brandon

27/06/18

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Delving deep into manuscripts of Marx and Engels - Chinese version

P. Brandon

24/02/18

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Delving deep into manuscripts of Marx and Engels

P. Brandon

24/02/18

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

150 jaar Das Kapital

P. Brandon

30/09/17

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Other