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This project investigates the way local (civic / regional) and national identities were shaped in response to natural disasters in the Netherlands, starting with the St Elisabeth’s Flood of 1421 and ending with the Severe Winter of 1890. More information: projectsite
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Celebrating Peace

The Emergence of Dutch Identity, 1648-1815
Celebrating Peace shows how peace treaties gave a significant boost to Dutch national identity.
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The Roots of Nationalism

National Identity Formation in Early Modern Europe, 1600-1815. Edited by Lotte Jensen
The Roots of Nationalism challenges current international scholarly views on the formation of national identities, by offering a wide range of contributions which deal with early modern national identity formation from various European perspectives – especially in its cultural manifestations.
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