Dirk van Miert

Dirk van Miert

Principal Investigator, CLARIAH NL, CLARIAH NL • Director, Huygens ING • Associate Professor , Utrecht University

Dirk van Miert is director of the Huygens Institute for the History of the Netherlands, of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences and Associate Professor of Early Modern Cultural History. He specializes in the history of knowledge. He supervises a large research ERC Consolidator project about the Republic of Letters.

Profile: intellectual history of (early) modern Europa, History of Knowledge, science, universities, education, scholarship, philology, biblical scholarship, gender relations in the world of learning, humanism, and the long social history of the Republic of Letters (Respublica litteraria or Respublica litterarum/République des Lettres/Gelehrtenrepublik).

Van Miert was editor in chief of Lias. Journal of Early Modern Intellectual Culture and its Sources, and president of Gewina (Belgian-Dutch Society for the History of Science and Universities).