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Harm Nijboer is senior data manager for the Golden Agents programme. Within that programme he deals with connecting people, places, and other entities between different datasets.
Harm studied economic and social history at the University of Amsterdam and gained his doctorate in 2007 at the University of Groningen with a dissertation on consumption in the Dutch “Golden Age”. He then worked at the University of Amsterdam, where he constructed large historical databases such as Ecartico and Onstage. He joined the digital data management department in January 2017.

Research and other projects

Golden Agents

Major publications

  • Nijboer, Harm, De fatsoenering van het bestaan. Consumptie in Leeuwarden tijdens de Gouden Eeuw (Groningen: 2007)
  • Nijboer, Harm, ‘Een bloeitijd als crisis: over de Hollandse schilderkunst in de 17de eeuw’, Holland 42 (2010), 193-205.
  • Rasterhoff, Claartje, & Nijboer, Harm (in press). Linked Cultural Events: Digitizing Past Events and Analysing the Creative City. In Urban History in the Age of Digital Libraries / Digital Encounters in Cultural Heritage Springer-Verlag.

Activities in Pure