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Jan Korsten

Jan Korsten

Dr. Jan Korsten (1966) is business director and program developer  of the Foundation for the History of Technology. He coordinates the ongoing projects and research programs, is secretary of the Tensions of Europe Network, co-organizes international meetings and conferences, is involved in project development, and actively participates in projects, including public outreach projects.

From 2008 until the successful completion of the project in December 2010 he was leading the user evaluation work package in the European 7th Framework project Papyrus. Cultural and historical digital libraries dynamically mined from news archives.

In the early nineties he studied history at Nijmegen University in the Netherlands and wrote a thesis on the history of a farmers organization in the Dutch province of Limburg.  

 

Selected publications

With, Hans Buiter, Land in aanleg. De Dienst Landelijk Gebied en de inrichting van het platteland (Walburg Pers 2006)

With Harry Lintsen, Peter Thoben, e.a., De Canon van Eindhoven (Adr. Heinen, ‘s-Hertogenbosch 2009)

With, Akrivi Katifori, Aristorelis Tympas and Antonia Pavli, Papyrus: Cultural and historical digital libraries dynamically mined from news archives. Final Evaluation report (unpublished report November 30, 2010)

Standhouden door veranderingen. De Limburgse Land- en Tuinbouwbond als behartiger van agrarische belangen, 1896-1996 (Valkhof Pers, Nijmegen) (thesis).

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