Integration and Social Mobility: The Descendants of Early Modern Immigrants in Amsterdam, 1660-1811

Activity: Teaching/Examination/SupervisionPhD candidate supervision


This PhD addresses one of the major questions in Dutch migration history: what happened to the descendants of the hundreds of thousands of Germans, Flemings and Scandinavians who migrated to the Dutch Republic in the early modern period? The project zooms in on Amsterdam between 1660 and 1811 and focuses on the processes of integration and social mobility of the descendants of early modern immigrants.
Period01 Sept 202131 Aug 2025
ExamineeJessica den Oudsten
Examination held at
  • Radboud University Nijmegen


  • Migration History
  • Social history
  • Early Modern period