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Judith Brouwer

judith brouwer


Judith Brouwer studied Dutch Language and Culture at the University of Amsterdam, specialising in historical literature. She gained her doctorate at the University of Groningen in 2013 with a dissertation about never-delivered post from the “Disaster Year” of 1672. A commercial edition was published in 2014, Levenstekens. Gekaapte brieven uit het Rampjaar 1672 [Signs of Life. Captured letters from the Disaster Year of 1672” ].
In addition to her work for Golden Agents, Judith is also a board member of the Flemish-Dutch Modern History Association and editor of the Haerlem series of the Haerlem Historical Association.

Research and other projects

Golden Agents: Creative Industries and the Making of the Dutch Golden Age

Major publications

•    Brouwer, Judith, Levenstekens. Gekaapte brieven uit het Rampjaar 1672 (Hilversum: Verloren, 2014)
•    Brouwer, Judith, ‘Tekens van leven. Het biografische belang van gekaapte brieven’, in: Tijdschrift voor Biografie (2015)


Research output in Pure

Activities in Pure