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Annemieke Romein, MA

Ph.D. candidate in Early Modern History


Biographical Note

(Christel) Annemieke Romein (1984) is a Ph.D. candidate in Early Modern History at the department of History, at the Erasmus School for History, Culture and Communication.

Both her Bachelor and Master thesis dealt with Bona Politia, or Gute Policey in Guelderland during the 17th century. After completing her Master in History of Society, she finished two Masters in Education at the University of Leiden. She lives with her husband in the western-part of Rotterdam. She has worked as a teacher at a secondary school for four years in Etten-Leur (Katholieke Scholengemeenschap Etten-Leur) and Zwijndrecht (Develsteincollege), teaching both History and Civics.

She is currently working under the supervision of prof. R.C.F. von Friedeburg on a dissertation with the working title: Estate Debates and Pamphlet Polemics: Conflict within society about princely politics. The research is to focus on three different areas: Jülich and Hesse-Cassel (Germany) and Brittany (France) and compare the used rhetoric.

Next to research, she teaches workgroups of History of Early Modern Societies. She is currently a member of the Erasmus Center for Early Modern History, which is a joint initiative of several faculties of the Erasmus University and the City Library of Rotterdam.