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Prof. dr. Hein A.M. Klemann

 

Biography

Personal Information

 

Hein Klemann was born in Wateringen, the Netherlands on 29 April 1957. He is married and has a son.

 

Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication,
Erasmus University Rotterdam,
Post Box 1738, room L3-015,
3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
Telephone +31 10 4082449
E-mail: klemann@remove-this.eshcc.eur.nl

Private Address:
Zijlweg 95,
2013 DE Haarlem, The Netherlands.
Telephone: +31 23 5310141

 

Education

1990: PhD Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (Free University Amsterdam). Thesis published as: Tussen Reich en Empire. De economische betrekkingen van Neder­land met zijn belangrijkste handelspartners, Duitsland, Groot‑Brittannië en België en de Nederlandse handelspolitiek, 1929‑1936 (Amsterdam 1990) (Between Reich and Empire. Economic relations of the Netherlands with its most important trading partners, Germany, Britain and Belgium, 1929-1936)

 

1982-1984: Economics, Universiteit van Amsterdam (University of Amsterdam). Specialization: Macroeconomics and International Economic Relations.

 

1977-1982: Economics, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.

 

1976-1984: History, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. Specialization: economic history.


Academic career

Since 2007: Chairman of the Transnational Rhine Network, together with Prof. Dr Werner Plumpe of the Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main.

Since 2005: Member of the General Board of the N.W. Posthumus Institute, Research School for Economic and Social History in the Netherlands and Flanders.

Since 2005: Full professor in Social and Economic History, Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication, Erasmus University Rotterdam.

Since 2001: Honorary Senior Research Fellow NIOD, Netherlands Institute for War Documentation, Amsterdam.

2007: Academic Fellow Zentrum für Niederlande-Studien (Centre for Dutch Studies), Westfälische Wilhelmsuniversität Münster, Münster University Germany.

2004-2006: Acting co-team leader of team 3 of the European Science Foundation (ESF) programme: Occupation in Europe: the Impact of National Socialist and Fascist Rule, together with the team leaders Prof. Dr. Richard Overy and Prof. Dr. Alice Teichova.

2000-2001: Research Fellow Niod, Netherlands Institute for War Documentation, Amsterdam.

2000-2006: Editor Oorlogsdocumentatie. Jaarboek van het Nederlands Instituut voor Oorlogsdocumentatie, Annual Book of the Niod, Netherlands Institute for War Documentation, Amsterdam.     

1996-2001: Board International Network on Small Countries and Globalization, together with Dr. Timo Myllyntaus, University of Helsinki and dr. Margrit Müller, University of Zürich.

1994-2001: Editor Neha-bulletin, Dutch academic journal for economic history.

1988-2005: Assistant-Professor Social and Economic History, Faculty of Arts, University Utrecht.

1988-1991: Research Fellow International Centre for Social Economy, Faculty of Social Science, University Utrecht.

1985-1988: PhD-student History, Faculty of Arts, Free University Amsterdam.


Academic Awards and Grants

1988: Grant of the Deutscher Akademische Austauschdienst (German Academic Exchange Service) to visit German archives.

1988: Grant of NWO, the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research, to visits British archives.

1990: Dirk Jacob Veegens Award of the Royal Holland Society of Sciences and Humanities for the best Dutch PhD-thesis in history of the year.

2005: Grants for a Pilot Study on Rotterdam, Rotterdam business and the Ruhr Area 1860-2010 from Trustfonds Erasmus University and some other Rotterdam Funds (€83.000).

2006: NWO-funded programme: The Netherlands and Germany, 1870-2000: economic interdependence versus sovereignty, 1870-2000. (€425.000)

2009: NWO-funded programme: Outport and Hinterland, Rotterdam Business and the Ruhr Industry, 1870-2000. (€600.000)


Organisation of Conferences

2011: 3rdTransnational Rhine Conference: The Rhine Economy on a New Basis. The Switch from Coal to Oil and the Implications for the Transnational Region, 1945-73, 1-3 December 2011, Bochum. Together with Dr. Ralf Banken (Goethe University Frankfurt am Main), Prof.dr. Werner Plumpe (Goethe University Frankfurt am Main) and Dr. Ben Wubs (Erasmus University Rotterdam).

 

2010: 2nd Transnational Rhine Conference: The Coal-based Rhine Economy. Development of an Industrial Region from Basel to Rotterdam, 1850-1950, 25-27 November 2010, Frankfurt am Main. Together with Dr. Ralf Banken (Goethe University Frankfurt am Main), Prof.dr. Werner Plumpe (Goethe University Frankfurt am Main) and Dr. Ben Wubs (Erasmus University Rotterdam).

2009: 1st Transnational Rhine Conference: Creating a Transnational Rhine Economy, 1850-2000. Kick-off meeting of a Transnational Rhine Network, 12-14 November 2009, Rotterdam. Together with Dr. Ralf Banken (Goethe University Frankfurt am Main), Prof.dr. Werner Plumpe (Goethe University Frankfurt am Main) and Dr. Ben Wubs (Erasmus University Rotterdam).

2009: Deutsch-niederländische Wirtschaftsbeziehungen im 20. Jahrhundert, 12-13 Juny

2009: Zentrum für Niederlande-Studien der Westfälischen Wilhelms-Universität Münster in co-operation mit der Fakultät für Historische und Kunstwissenschaften der Erasmus Universität Rotterdam, Münster. Together with Prof. Dr. Friso Wielenga (Westfälischen Wilhelms-Universität, Münster).

2009: Session on War and economy, Conference: War and society in 20th century Europe. CEGES-SOMA, Brussels 10-11 December 2009, Brussels.

2008: Session Reflecting War and Economic Exploitation in European Perspective of the Social History Society Annual Conference 2008. Rotterdam, 27-29 March 2008.

2007: Workshop: War, occupation and economic development in Occupied Europe, 1939-1945. Team 3 of the European Science Foundation (ESF) programme Occupation in Europe: the Impact of National Socialist and Fascist Rule, 30-31 March 2007 Moscow. Together with Dr. Sergei Kudryashov, German Historical Institute Moscow (DHI Moscow).

2004: Workshop Post-war economic reconstruction of team 3 of the European Science Foundation (ESF) programme Occupation in Europe: the Impact of National Socialist and Fascist Rule. 3-4 September 2004, Utrecht.

2002: Session 20 International integration and globalization. Governance Strategies of Small Countries of the XIII Economic History Congress of the International Economic History Association, 2002, Buenos Aires, together with Dr. Timo Myllyntaus, University of Helsinki and dr. Margrit Müller, University of Zürich.

2002: Together with Prof. Dr Richard T. Griffiths, Leyden University. Conference Small European Countries and their Economic Motivations to Participate (or not) in International Organisations, of the International Network Small Countries and Globalization, organized to prepare session 20 International integration and globalization. Governance Strategies of Small Countries of the XIII Economic History Congress of the International Economic History Association in 2002 in Buenos Aires.