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Marc Dierikx

  • Dr Marc Dierikx
  • Senior researcher
  • Department of History
  • Specialisation: Netherlands foreign policy; development cooperation; history of aviation; American Studies; history of technology
  • marc.dierikx@huygens.knaw.nl
  • +31 (0)20-2246827

Biography:

Marc Dierikx studied History at the University of Nijmegen (now Radboud University Nijmegen), where he also gained his PhD in 1988. Since then he has been affiliated with the Radboud University, the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW: Programme for Academy Researchers), the London School of Economics, Auburn University (USA), the Smithsonian Institution (USA), the University of Utrecht and the Institute for Netherlands History. From 1998 to 2009 he was project manager of the source publication entitled ‘Nederlandse Ontwikkelingssamenwerking’ (Dutch Development Cooperation). Since 2008 he has been project manager of the digital source publication on Netherlands foreign policy on European integration in the period 1950-1986. This project is being implemented on assignment from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in conjunction with foreign partners.

Research and other projects:

Additional Positions

  • Owner Historical Research Bureau Scriptura

Publications

Contributions to institute publications:

Other publications:

Books

  • Bevlogen Jaren. Nederlandse burgerluchtvaart tussen de wereldoorlogen (Houten: Unieboek, 1986), 207 pp.
  • Begrensde Horizonten. De internationale burgerluchtvaartpolitiek van Nederland in het interbellum (Zwolle: Tjeenk Willink, 1988), 237 pp. – dissertation; Promotor Prof.dr. A.F. Manning.
  • Op de drempel van de lucht. Tachtig jaar Schiphol (Den Haag: Sdu, 1996), 480 pp. (co-author A.C.A.M. Bouwens)
  • Fokker: A transatlantic biography (Washington DC: Smithsonian Institution University Press, 1997), 250 pp.
  • Dwarswind. Een biografie van Anthony Fokker (Den Haag: Sdu, 1997), 295 pp.
  • De Vrijheid in Beeld: Nederland en Amerika, 1945-nu (Den Haag: Sdu, 1997), 128 pp.
  • An Image of Freedom: the Netherlands and the United States, 1945 to the present (Den Haag: Sdu Publishers, 1997), 128 pp.
  • Building castles of the air. Schiphol Amsterdam and the development of airport infrastructure in Europe (Den Haag: Sdu Publishers, 1997), 342 pp. (co-author A.C.A.M. Bouwens)
  • Schiphol: Amsterdam’s Airport below the Sea (Shrewsbury: Airlife Publishing, 1999), 112 pp.
  • Blauw in de lucht. Koninklijke Luchtvaart Maatschappij, 1919-1999 (Den Haag: Sdu, 1999), 390 pp.
  • Schiphol: haven, station, knooppunt, sinds 1916 (Zutphen: Walburg Pers, 1999), 127 pp. (co-authors Gijs Mom, Adrienne van den Bogaard, Charley Werff)
  • Blue in the Sky: KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, 1919-1999 (The Hague: Sdu Publishers, 2000), 80 pp.
  • Een werkplaats voor de toekomst: Anthony Fokkerschool 1936-1993 (Utrecht: Matrijs, 2000), 160 pp. (co-author Ernest Hueting)
  • Nederlandse Ontwikkelingssamenwerking – Deel 1: 1945-1963 (Den Haag: Instituut voor Nederlandse Geschiedenis / Rijks Geschiedkundige Publicatiën, 2002), LXXX + 994 pp. [source edition, in collaboration with M. Breusers, C.P.M. Klep, E.M.L. Klinkers, A. Sens]
  • Nederlandse Ontwikkelingssamenwerking – Deel 2: 1964-1967 (Den Haag: Instituut voor Nederlandse Geschiedenis / Rijks Geschiedkundige Publicatiën, 2003), lxii + 580 pp. [source edition, in collaboration with C.P.M. Klep, E.M.L. Klinkers, M.G.M. Smits]
  • Uit de lucht gegrepen. Fokker als Nederlandse droom, 1945-1996 (Amsterdam: Boom, 2004), 324 pp.
  • Nederlandse Ontwikkelingssamenwerking – Deel 3: 1967-1973 (Den Haag: Instituut voor Nederlandse Geschiedenis / Rijks Geschiedkundige Publicatiën, 2005). [source edition, in collaboration with C.B. Feiken, E.M.L. Klinkers, M. Smits], lxx + 834 pp.
  • Nederlandse Ontwikkelingssamenwerking – Deel 4: 1973-1977 (Den Haag: Instituut voor Nederlandse Geschiedenis / Rijks Geschiedkundige Publicatiën, 2005). [source edition, in collaboration with C.B. Feiken, J. Gaemers, M. Smits], lxviii + 957 pp.
  • Nederlandse Ontwikkelingssamenwerking – Deel 5: 1977-1982 (Den Haag: Instituut voor Nederlandse Geschiedenis / Rijks Geschiedkundige Publicatiën, 2007). [source edition, in collaboration with C.B. Feiken, en M. Smits].
  • Clipping the Clouds. How Air Travel Changed the World (Westport CT: Praeger/ABC Clio, 2008)
  • Luchtspiegelingen. Cultuurgeschiedenis van de luchtvaart (Amsterdam: Boom, 2008)
  • Nederlandse Ontwikkelingssamenwerking – Deel 6: 1982-1989 (Den Haag: Instituut voor Nederlandse Geschiedenis / Rijks Geschiedkundige Publicatiën, 2009). [source edition, in collaboration with L.J. van Damme en M. Smits].
  • Diplomacy and Development. Proceedings of the 10th International Conference of Editors of Diplomatic Documents (Den Haag: Instituut voor Nederlandse Geschiedenis, 2010) [ed.]
  • Common Fate, Common Future. A Documentary History of Monetary and Financial Cooperation in Europe, 1947-1974 (Den Haag: Huygens ING, 2012) [ed.]

Articles and contributions

  • ‘De positie van Nederlands-Indië in de internationale burgerluchtvaart, 1918-1942′ in: P. Luykx, A. Manning (eds.), Nederland in de wereld, 1870-1950: Opstellen over buitenlandse en koloniale politiek. (Nijmegen 1988), p. 121-139.
  • ‘Struggle for prominence: Clashing Dutch and British interests on the colonial air routes, 1918-1942′ in: Journal of Contemporary History 26(1991) p. 333-351.
  • ‘Bermuda bias: Substantial ownership and effective control 45 years on’ in: Air Law 16(1991) nr. 3, p. 118-124.
  • ‘Shaping world aviation. Anglo-American civil aviation relations, 1944-1946′ in: Journal of Air Law and Commerce 57(1992) nr. 4, p. 795-840.
  • ‘Opkomst en ondergang van Anthony Fokker als internationaal vliegtuigbouwer, 1890-1939′, in Bijdragen en Mededelingen betreffende de Geschiedenis der Nederlanden 108(1993) nr. 4, p. 711-721.
  • ‘The development of the European scheduled air transport network, 1920-1970: an explanatory model’ in: Proceedings 11th World Economic History Congress, Milan 1994, VOL. B8 (Milano: Università Bocconi, 1994), p. 73-91.
  • ‘Changing perspective: the French-Dutch competitive experience in intercontinental air transport, 1930-1960′ in: Actes du Colloque International “l’Aviation civile et commerciale des années 1920 à nos jours” (Paris: Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Techniques Avancées, 1994), p. 111-143.
  • ‘From privilege to popularity: the growth of leisure air travel since 1945′ in: Journal of Transport History 15 (1994) nr. 2, p. 97-117 (co-auteur: P.J. Lyth)
  • ‘”Hard work, living off the air.” Albert Plesman’s KLM in international aviation, 1919-1953′ in: From Airship to Airbus. The history of civil and commercial aviation VOL. 2, Pioneers and operations (Washington DC: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1995), p. 221-244.
  • ‘Le développement du réseaux européen de transport aérien, 1920-1970: un modèle explicatif’ (met P.J. Lyth) in: Michèle Merger, Albert Carreras, Andrea Giuntini (eds.), Les Réseaux Européens Transnationaux, XIXe-XXe Siècles. Quels Enjeux? (Nantes: Ouest Editions, 1995), p. 133-158.
  • ‘In pursuit of the American dream: the spread of the televised American image and the rise of European tourism to the United States, 1945-1980′ in: Doeko Bosscher, Marja Roholl, Mel van Elteren (eds.), American Culture in the Netherlands, [European Contributions to American Studies, VOL. 30] (Amsterdam: VU University Press, 1996), p. 114-132.
  • ‘”Een spel zonder kaarten”: KLM-landingsrechten als nationaal belang, 1945-1957′ in: D.A. Hellema, C. Wiebes, B. Zeeman (eds.), Jaarboek Buitenlandse Zaken: Derde Jaarboek voor de geschiedenis van de Nederlandse buitenlandse politiek (Den Haag: Sdu, 1997), p. 11-25.
  • The enchantment of the looking glass: the spread of the televised American image and the rise of Dutch tourism to the US, 1945-1980 (Brussels: University Press VU Brussel, 1997), p. 167-186.
  • ‘Vision and reality in the technological development of intercontinental air transport’ in: H. Trischler, H.L. Dienel (eds.), Geschichte der Zukunft des Verkehrs. Verkehrskonzepte von der Frühen Neuzeit bis zum 21. Jahrhundert (Frankfurt/Main: Campus Verlag, 1997), p. 187-207.
  • ‘Administratieve automatisering’ in: Techniek in Nederland in de Twintigste Eeuw, deel 1 (Zutphen: Walburg Pers/SHT, 1998), p. 305-327 [co-authors E. van Oost, M. Dierikx, Th. van Hoorn]
  • ‘Toepassingen van computers: een nieuw avontuur’ in: E. van Oost, G. Alberts, J. van den Ende, H.W. Lintsen (eds.), De opkomst van de informatietechnologie in Nederland (Den Haag: Ten Hagen en Stam, 1998), p. 136-159 [co-authors E. van Oost, M. Dierikx, Th. van Hoorn]
  • ‘KLM: an airline outgrowing its flag’ in: H.L. Dienel, P.J. Lyth (eds.), Flying the Flag. European commercial air transport since 1945 (London: Macmillan, 1998), p. 126-158.
  • ‘The noise barrier: aircraft technology, airport planning, and the general public’ in: Proceedings of the National Aviation Conference (Dayton, Wright State University Press, 1999), p. 355-363.
  • ‘Routes versus revenue: pioneering commercial aviation in Holland, 1919-1940′ in: Revue Belge de Philologie et d’Histoire 78(2001), p. 889-912.
  • ‘Inleiding’ in: Nederlandse Ontwikkelingssamenwerking – Deel 1: 1945-1963 (Den Haag: Instituut voor Nederlandse Geschiedenis / Rijks Geschiedkundige Publicatiën, 2002), xi-xxvii.
  • ‘Van uithoek tot knooppunt: Schiphol’ in: Techniek in Nederland in de twintigste eeuw, deel V: Transport, Communicatie (Zutphen: Walburg Pers/Stichting Historie der Techniek, 2002), p. 116-143 (with J.W. Schot and A. Vlot).
  • ‘Wings of silver, wings of gold: money and technological change in the aircraft industry during the 1920s and 1930s’ in: Coen Vermeeren (ed.), Around Glare: a new aircraft material in context (Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2002), p. 81-97.
  • Inleiding’ in: Nederlandse Ontwikkelingssamenwerking – Deel 2: 1964-1967 (Den Haag: Instituut voor Nederlandse Geschiedenis / Rijks Geschiedkundige Publicatiën, 2003), ix-xxi.
  • Maas, Hendricus Jacobus van der (1899-1987)‘ in: Biografisch Woordenboek van Nederland [deel 6]
  • ‘Airports and the railways since 1945: Amsterdam, Paris, Frankfurt, London’ in: Hans-Liudger Dienel (eds.), Unconnected transport networks. European intermodal traffic junctions 1800-2000 (Frankfurt/Main: Campus Verlag, 2004), p. 183-198.
  • ‘De ontwikkeling van het toezicht op de luchtvaart: Hoofd in de wolken of benen op de grond?’ in: 150 jaar Toezicht Verkeer en Waterstaat. Rampen, wetten en inspectiediensten (Den Haag: Sdu, 2004), p. 67-115.
  • ‘Wielding a bland blade: the Netherlands policy on international development cooperation and the Cold War in Asia’ in: Proceedings of the 7th International Conference of Editors of Diplomatic Documents (Canberra: Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, 2004), p. 77-82.
  • ‘America: from example to exasperation?’ in: The Low Countries. Arts and Society in Flanders and the Netherlands, vol. 13 (Rekkem: Stichting Ons Erfdeel, 2005), p. 121-129.
  • Swarttouw, François (1932-1997)‘in: Biografisch Woordenboek van Nederland [deel 6, 2008]
  • ‘Schiphol, 7-8 mei 1967′ in: Wim van den Doel (ed.), Plaatsen van Herinnering [deel 4] (Amsterdam: Bert Bakker, 2005), p. 434-445.
  • Meijer, Jan (1914-1997)‘ in: Biografisch Woordenboek van Nederland [deel 6, 2008]
  • ‘Aviation – Commercial Aviation’ in: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Maritime History (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007), Vol. 1, p. 233-235..
  • ‘Air Travel’ in: Robertson, Roland, and Jan Aart Scholte (eds.), Encyclopedia of Globalization (New York: Routledge, 2007), Vol. 1.
  • ‘Frappez Toujours. De diplomaat en het luchtvervoer’ in: Instrumenten van buitenlandse politiek. Achtergronden en praktijk van de Nederlandse diplomatie (Amsterdam: Boom, 2007), p. 71-78.
  • ‘Developing policy on development: The Hague 1945-1977′ in: Helge Pharo, Monika Pohle-Fraser (eds.), The Aid Rush. Aid Regimes in Northern Europe During the Cold War (Oslo: Academic Press, 2008), p. 223-249.
  • ‘”Mister Ontwikkelingshulp,” Jan Meijer’ in: Duco Hellema, Bert van der Zwan, Bob de Graaf (red), In dienst van Buitenlandse Zaken. Portretten van Nederlandse topdiplomaten (Amsterdam: Boom, 2008), p. 145-156.
  • ‘Beyond the Blue Horizon: Tourism and Travel’ in: Hans Krabbendam, Cornelis A. van Minnen, Giles Scott-Smith (eds.), NL-USA. Four Centuries of Dutch-American Relations (Amsterdam: Boom, 2009), p. 1017-1026.
  • ‘Beyond the records. Paper, memory and fiction’ in: Marc Dierikx (ed.), Diplomacy and Development. Proceedings of the 10th International Conference of Editors of Diplomatic Documents (Den Haag: Instituut voor Nederlandse Geschiedenis, 2010), p. 91-99.
  • ‘L’aide néerlandaise en Afrique dans les années 1960. Un pas dans l’inconnu’ in: Afrique Contemporaine. Revue de l’Afrique et du développement 2010-4 (nr. 236), p. 67-79.

Conference contributions

  • Post-war Anglo-Dutch competition in international air transport, Annual conference of the Economic and Social Research Council, London, September 1989 (with P.J. Lyth).
  • From privilege to popularity: the growth of British leisure air travel since 1945, LSE Business History Seminar, 20 January 1992 (with P.J. Lyth).
  • Flying the flag: Commercial air transport Europe – USA, 1945-1980; its impact on international shipping, conference ‘By sea and by air: five centuries of interaction between the Low Countries and the Americas, 1492-1992′, Rijksuniversiteit Leiden, 4-6 June 1992.
  • Van tulpen en wolkenkrabbers: Beeldvorming van en toerisme naar de USA,  Netherlands American Studies Association, Middelburg, 11 June 1992.
  • From privilege to popularity: the growth of leisure air travel in Europe since 1945, World Conference on Transport Research, Lyon, Frankrijk, 29 June – 3 July 1992 (with P.J. Lyth).
  • Albert Plesman’s KLM in international aviation, 1919-1953, Interational Conference on the History of Civil and Commercial Aviation “ICCA 92″, Lucerne, Switserland, 23-29 August 1992.
  • Opkomst en ondergang van Anthony Fokker (1890-1939) als internationaal vliegtuigbouwer, NHG congress “500 jaar Nederlandse ondernemers over de grenzen, 1492-1992″, The Hague, 23 October 1992.
  • The development of the European Scheduled Air Transport Network, 1920-1970: An Explanatory Model, Conference ‘European Networks (19th – 20th Centuries)’ , European University Institute, Florence, Italy, 16-19 May 1993 (with P.J. Lyth).
  • Ein Modell für Analyse des Europäischen Flugverkehrs, Seminar ‘Ponadnarodwe systemy transportowe w warunkach integracji Europejkiej’, Academy of Economics, Katowice, Poland, 1 June 1993.
  • A new approach towards an analytical model for the development of the European air transport network, 1920-1970, Conference “Institutional change and network evolution”, Laboratoire Stratégie et Technologie Ecole Centrale de Paris / Stockholm School of Economics, Stockholm, Sweden, 16-20 June 1993.
  • Changing perspectives: the Franco-Dutch competitive experience in international air transport, 1930-1960, Conference ‘Histoire de l’Aviation Commerciale depuis les Annees 1920′, Paris, France, 27-30 October 1993.
  • A new approach to international transport network analysis: the development of the European air transport network since 1919 – its economic and social significance, 11th. International Economic History Congress, Milan, Italy, 12-16 September 1994 (with P.J. Lyth).
  • Vervoer en communicatie als wezenskenmerken van Amerikaanse technologie, Derde Nederlandse Amerikanistendag, Amsterdam, 17 March 1995.
  • American cultural domination and the spread of transatlantic air travel, internationaal symposium at the Vesalius College, Free University of Brussels, 20-21 May 1995
  • The European roles in creating global air transport networks, 24th. Annual Meeting van de International Society for the Comparative Study of Civilizations, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, USA, 15-18 June 1995
  • Massenflugverkehr nach 1945, Conference Geschichte der Zukunft des Verkehrs. Entwürfe und Visionen zur Verkehrsgestaltung von 1800 bis zur Gegenwart, Deutsches Museum, Munich, 6-8 July 1995
  • KLM-Landingsrechten als nationaal belang, Symposium of the Netherlands Socierty for International Affairs, The Hague (Ministery of Foreign Affairs), 20 December 1995
  • KLM: An airline outgrowing its flag? Conferentie of the Society for the History of Technology (SHOT), Londen, 1-4 August 1996
  • From sound barrier to noise barrier: public and political reactions to the growth of air transport, 1998 National Aerospace Conference, Dayton, Ohio, USA, 1-3 October 1998
  • Market forces and new aeronautical technology in the early 1930s, Conference of the Society for the History of Technology (SHOT), Munich, 18-20 August 2000
  • Source Publication as a Contracted Project: Dutch Development Cooperation and Foreign Aid Policy, 1945-1980, Sixth Biennial International Conference of Editors of Diplomatic Documents, U.S. Department of State, Washington, D.C., 30 April – 2 May 2001
  • Materials and the development of aircraft: the influence of market forces Conference on the relationship between design, material choice and application of aircraft materials, with respect to new developments in the industry, Delft University of technology, 24-26 September 2001
  • Intermodal connections between Airports and Railway Stations: Schiphol, Paris CDG, Frankfurt and Heathrow since 1960, Conferentie of the EU research programme Coopération Scientifique et Technique (COST), ‘Towards a European Intermodal Transport Network – Lessons from History’, Berlin, 27-28 September 2001
  • The increasing role of network nodes in European air transport since 1945, Conference ‘Towards A European Transport System: Long Term Perspectives’ van het EU-onderzoekprogramma Coopération Scientifique et Technique (COST), Lisbon, 23-26 May 2002
  • Wielding a bland blade: the Netherlands policy on international development cooperation and the Cold War in Asia, Seventh International Conference of Editors of Diplomatic Documents, Australian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Canberra, Australia, September 2003
  • Developing policy on Development in The Hague, Conference ‘Development Cooperation in Europe’, Copenhagen, 27-29 April 2006
  • Reconstructing the evolution of a new foreign policy field. The Hague’s contribution to international development cooperation, 1945-1989, Dublin, Ninth International Conference of Editors of Diplomatic Documents, 25-29 April 2007
  • Between Aid and Trade: Dutch Development Policy, 1949-1973, Zurich, Conference ‘Towards a Global History of Development. Interweaving Culture, Polictics, Science and the Economy of Aid’, 16-19 October 2008
  • Sailing on a cloud: the development of transatlantic air tourism, Amsterdam, Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen, 15-17 Januari 2009
  • Importing and exporting modernity: European Airports in a globalising world, 1920-1970, Tacoma, Society for the History of Technology Annual Meeting, 30 September-3 October 2010
  • Débuts de la coopeération néerlandaise en Afrique, Paris, Conference ‘Cinquantenaire des Indépendances Afrquaines: développement et coopération – quelles perspectives d’avenir?’, 29 October 2010.

Other publications:

  • ‘Hoofdlijnen van internationale burgerluchtvaartpolitiek in het interbellum’ in: Ex Tempore 5(1985-1986) nr. 1, p. 1-12.
  • ‘Het West-Indisch bedrijf van de KLM, 1935-1940′ in: Luchtvaartwereld 3(1986) nr. 10 p. 288-291.
  • ’100 jaar Drees en de geschiedwetenschap: een verslag van het Drees-symposium te Leiden op 13 juni 1986′ in: Ex Tempore 6(1986-1987) nr. 1, p. 3-11.
  • ‘An inventor’s war: the Fokker – Schneider legal battle over synchronization of the aircraft machine-gun, 1916-1933′ in: World War I Aero. The journal of the early aeroplane 26(1987) nr. 117, p. 61 ff.
  • ‘Moeizame vlucht met tere vleugels: de rentabiliteitsontwikkeling van de KLM, 1919-1940′ in: Spiegel Historiael 23(1988) nr. 9, p. 376-381.
  • ‘Een leven in looping. Biografische schets van vliegtuigbouwer Anthony Fokker’ in: Kleio 32(1991) nr. 4, p. 6-11.
  • In: A.F. Manning, P.W. Klein (red.), Nederland rond 1900 (Amsterdam: Readers’ Digest, 1993), het hoofdstuk ‘Verkeer en Communicatie’.
  • ‘History of technology in The Netherlands’ in: SHOT Newsletter (december 1995)
  • De KLM en alliantievorming – een historische terugblik in: De wereld van KLM in 1998 (Wijk en Aalburg: Pictures Publishers, 1999), p. 22 ff.
  • ‘Geven?…Maar wat krijg je ervoor terug?’ Ontwikkelingssamenwerking, spagaat tussen moraliteit en handel in: Historisch Nieuwsblad 11(2002) nr. 4 (juni), 32-36.
  • ‘Source publication as a contracted project: Dutch development cooperation and foreign aid policy, 1945-1980′ in: Documenting Diplomacy in the 21st Century. Proceedings of the Sixth Conference of Editors of Diplomatic Documents (Washington DC: United States Department of State, 2002), 34-37.
  • ‘Van vlaggenschip tot big business. De ontwikkeling van het wereldluchtverkeer’ in: Geografie [Maandblad van het Koninklijk Nederlands Aardrijkskundig Genootschap] 12(2003) nr. 10 (dec. 2003), 7-11.
  • ‘A gleam of silver disappearing into the clouds: How time stopped flying for Fokker’ in: The Low Countries. Arts and Society in Flanders and the Netherlands, vol. 12 (Rekkem: Stichting Ons Erfdeel, 2004), 58-64.
  • ‘In arren moede. Nederlandse ontwikkelingshulp in een notendop, 1949-1989′ in: Transparant. Tijdschrift van Christen-Historici 20(2009)nr.4, p. 4-8.
  • ‘Daniël Goedhuis – diplomat in air law’ in: Journaal LuchtRecht 2009 nr. 4, p. 13-18
  • ‘De ontwikkeling van de ‘mainports’ Rotterdam en Schiphol en de rol van de overheid’ in: Ministerie van Verkeer en Waterstaat, Mainport Holland, voor onze toekomst. Bekeken door 4 vensters [Rapport Project Langetermijnvisie Mainports] (Den Haag 2010), p. 49-70.

Book reviews

  • Bijdragen en Mededelingen betreffende de Geschiedenis der Nederlanden, Tijdschrift voor Geschiedenis, Air and Space Law, Journal of Transport History, Journal of American History, Technology and Culture, Enterprise and Society.

Miscellaneous

  • Research and presentation of a series of radio programs for TELEAC (8 installments) entitled Vastlopen in Vooruitgang [Pitfalls of Progress] on technology as a factor in history, April-June 1998.
  • Editor thematic issue of the journal Spiegel Historiael: ‘Van luchtballon tot satelliet; geschiedenis van de luchtvaart’ 35(2000) nr. 7/8 (July/August).
  • Course team member Open University Nederland (translator/editor) for a four volume book series Kijken naar Amerika: Twintigste-eeuwse Amerikaanse cultuur in de Verenigde Staten en in Nederland (Heerlen: Open University, 2000).
  • Contribution to and appearance in radio and television programs and documentaries in the Netherlands and abroad.
  • Organisation and chair of the 10th. Biannual International Conference of Editors of Diplomatic Documents, The Hague, Ministery of Foreign Affairs, 14-16 October 2009.
  • Director film production Airports & Aviation (Arnhem: Digital Film Center Europe, 2009).