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Ronald Sluijter

  • Dr Ronald Sluijter
  • Researcher
  • Department of Digital Data Management
  • Specialisation: history of governance and organizations in the 17th-18th centuries
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Ronald Sluijter studied history at Leiden University, gaining his doctorate in 2004 with a dissertation on the organisation and finances of Leiden University between 1575 and 1812. At Huygens ING, he has been working since 2000 on various projects: a database with source material from the Batavian-French government in the period 1795–1813, the “Repertory of Civil Servants and Officials” (a database with information about the members and senior officials of the most important Dutch representative, administrative and judicial institutions) and a database of Roman-Catholic confraternities in the Netherlands in the 19th century.

Research and other projects:

Major publications:

  • ‘Tot ciraet, vermeerderinge ende heerlyckmaeckinge der universiteyt’ in: Bestuur, instellingen, personeel en financiën van de Leidse universiteit, 1575-1812 (Hilversum 2004).
  • Ida Nijenhuis, Joke Roelevink en Ronald Sluijter ed., De leeuw met de zeven pijlen. Het gewest in het landelijk bestuur (Den Haag 2010).
  • ‘The repertory of office-holders and public servants in the Netherlands 1428-1861. A non-prosopographic database with prosopographic potential.’ In: K.S.B. Keats-Rohan ed., Prosopography approaches and applications. A handbook (Oxford 2007) 291-309.


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