Dr Nico Randeraad (N.)
Trained as an historian at the Free University in Amsterdam, Nico Randeraad's main expertise lies in 19th and 20th century European history, but occasionally he steps out of familiar paths. He has published widely on various topics ranging from the early Italian unitary state, Dutch local and provincial government, international statistical congresses, and digital humanities. He is now entering the field of the social history of landscape. As a tutor at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences he has been teaching many different modules in the European Studies and Arts &Culture programmes, both at BA and MA level. He has acted as evaluator for national and international research programmes.
Nico Randeraad studied history at the Free University in Amsterdam, and holds a Phd from the European University Institute in Florence (1992). He worked as post-doc and lecturer at various Dutch universities and at the University of Hull. From 1999 until 2002 he co-directed the Netherlands Centre for Contemporary History at the University of Groningen. Since 2002 he has been at Maastricht University. He is director of the Centre for the Social History of Limburg