dr. F.D. (Frans) Huijzendveld



Deze pagina is verplaatst. U wordt doorgestuurd.

+31 20 59 88064
f.d.huijzendveld@vu.nl
faculteit der geesteswetenschappen ( gesch/oudh/k&c )
Universitair docent / assistent professor

Office hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 

Curriculum Vitae

Research Interest

African History (Eastern Africa); Global History.

Teaching

Global History; African History; History of the Indian Ocean; Witchcraft in Africa, Colonisation and decolonisation, Failing States and Democracy in Africa; Islam in Eastern Africa, Swahili culture, Africa and the World.

Research

  • Changes in Political Economy and Ecology in North-East, Tanzania; from the mid-19th century onward. The focus is on agricultural and ecological changes.
  • Changes identities in relation to the movement of goods, ideas and people in eastern Africa.
    A first focus is on the Greek migration and the Greek community in East Africa from the end of the nineteenth century onward, against the background of entrepreneurial diaspora, integration into transnational economic and social networks, and diaspora identity in connection to nationhood and statehood.

 

Publications

  • F.D. Huijzendveld, Changes in Political Economy and Ecology in West-Usambara, Tanzania: ca. 1850-1950, The International Journal of African Historical Studies, Vol, 41, No. 3 (2008) 383-409.
  • F.D. Huijzendveld, 'Het Duitse rubberavontuur in Oost-Afrika’, in: Spiegel Historiael 36 (2001) 436 - 439;
  • F.D. Huijzendveld, ‘Continent met een eigen geschiedenis, in: O. Verkoren en E.J.A. Harts-Broekhuis (Red.), Tropische Afrika. Assen: Van Gorcum, 2000: 39-70.
  • F.D. Huijzendveld, Die ostafrikanische Schweiz : plantages, planters en plattelandsontwikkeling in West-Usambara, Oost-Afrika, ca. 1870 – 1930. N.W. Posthumus reeks ; 7. Amsterdam: NW Posthumus Instituut, 1997.


Reviews:

  • Frans D. Huijzendveld, "Review of Peter Boomgaard and David Henley (editors), Smallholders and Stockbreeders: Histories of Foodcrop and Livestock Farming in Southeast Asia." EH.Net Economic History Services, Sep 14 2005. URL: http://eh.net/bookreviews/library/0982 
  • Frans Huijzendveld, Han Knapen, Forests of Fortune? The environmental history of Southeast Borneo, 1600-1880 (KITLV Press : Leiden 2001), 16 (2002) 2, 97-99.
  • Frans Huijzendveld, Content Dissident gedrag, masculiene eer en etnisch conservatisme in Oost-Afrika - Derek R. Peterson, Ethnic patriotism and the East African Revival. A history of dissent, c. 1935-1972 (Cambridge University Press; Cambridge 2012) 362 p., €80,99 ISBN 9781107021167 , in Tijdschrift voor Geschiedenis, Volume 127, Number 2, June 2014. pp. 362

 

Links

Universiteit Wageningen

CV

Frans Huijzendveld studied history at the Free University of Amsterdam. His specialisation is in African History. In 1997 he defended his dissertation on the rural development in Tanzania between 1870 and 1930. Since 1992 he is assistant professor at the Vrije Univesiteit and since 1996 he is also assistant professor in Wageningen. He teaches World history/African history to students of the Vrije Universiteit and of Wageningen University. Since 1998 his main job became an assistant professership at the Free University of Amsterdam at the history department.