N.W. Posthumus Institute, Research School for Economic and Social History (NWP)

The N.W. Posthumus Institute is the Research School for Economic and Social History in the Netherlands and Flanders, including research focusing on non-Western history, world history and social-cultural history. 

The Posthumus Institute stimulates innovative and advanced interdisciplinary research in economic and social history, organizes joint research programs of participating institutes and provides a PhD training in economic and social history. The institute also provides a program for Research Master students and coordinates the activities of the ESTER International Graduate School.

Additional Info

  • Academic director: Angélique Janssens
  • Program director: Bram Hoonhout
  • Secretary: Corine van den Eijnden
  • Leading institution: Radboud University Nijmegen