Klara Paardenkooper MA
Klara Paardenkooper was born in 1969 in Szeged, Hungary where she studied English, Russian and Italian at the University of Szeged. She interrupted her studies and moved to the Netherlands where she continued her education at the Open Universiteit Nederland. There she received her bachelor and master degrees in cultural history. The theme of her bachelor thesis was secularisation in the Netherlands in the sixties and the seventies and she wrote her master thesis about the black conservative neoliberal economist Thomas Sowell. Since 1 September 2009 Klara Paardenkooper is a Ph.D student at the Erasmus University Rotterdam. She lives in Delft with her husband and three children.
Curriculum Vitae and skills
Containerization of Rotterdam’s Hinterland (1966-2010), a stimulus of European Economic integration in Europeanisation in the 20th century: the historical lens/ Pour une lecture historique de l'européanisation au XXe siècle (Brussel 2012) 185-203.
Papers presented at international conferences
Globalization, regionalization and the hinterland of Rotterdam The case of rail container shuttles (1966-2010), EBHA - BHSJ Paris 2012: Business enterprises and the tensions between local and global, Paris, 30 Aug-1 Sep 2012
European cooperation in rail freight transport (1835-2010) 3rd Transnational Rhine Conference, Bochum, Germany, 1-3 December 2011.
Liberalization of the German and Dutch Railways and the containerization of the hinterland of Rotterdam (1966-2010), 4th Annual Conference of Competition and Regulation in Network Industries, Brussels, Belgium, 25 November 2011.
Cherishing the stepchild of container transport (1966-2010) How and why did the German and Dutch governments keep rail container transport in the race against their cheaper competitors?, 15th EBHA Conference, Athens, Greece, 24-26 August 2011.
The Containerization of the Hinterland of Rotterdam, 1966-2010, Third ESTER-GLOBALEURONET Conference, Vienna, Austria, 26 November 2009
Beieren - Freistaat Bayern Box, magazine voor intermodal exchange and development 2/2013,48-49.
Rotterdam containerhaven, de dinosaurier van de toekomst? Box, magazine voor intermodal exchange and development, Starteditie 2012, 46-49.
The Containerization of the Hinterland of Rotterdam Rise of Container Transport and Regionalization (1966-2010), Methodology: Internal and Measurement Validity Workshop 30 May 2012, Erasmus University Rotterdam
The Hinterland of the port of Rotterdam based on rail container transport streams (1966-2010), Posthumus Conference 24-25 May 2012, Amsterdam
Rotterdam’s New Hinterland. The Rise of Container Transport and Globalization, 1966-2010 6th EBHA Summer School, San Gemini, Italy, 27-31 August 2011.
The Box and Rotterdam’s New Hinterland. The Rise of Container Transport and Globalisation, 1960-20002, Summerschool DHIP in collaboration with RICHIE and Paris IV "Transformations in Europe: Convergence and Divergence in 20th Century Europe", 4-10 July 2010 Moulin d’Ande
Containerization of the Hinterland of the Port of Rotterdam (1966-2010), The First Erasmus Smart Port Rotterdam/ Port Research Centre Poster session, Rotterdam, March 6, 2012, (poster)
Containerization of the Hinterland of the Port of Rotterdam (1966-2010), 5-8. The First Erasmus Smart Port Rotterdam/ Port Research Centre Poster session, Rotterdam, March 6, 2012, (paper)
Rotterdams en de blauwe banaan, Ontbijt Sessie, Deltalinqs, 21 november 2012
The Hinterland of the Port of Rotterdam based on container transport streams (1966-2010),
The sustainability of hinterland container transport in a historical perspective, 15th Economics of Infrastructures Conference, From liberalization to a social responsible regulation of infrastructures, Delft University of Technology, 10-11 May 2012