Karel Davids#


Karel Davids
Email:c.a.davids 'at' vu.nl
Membership Number:2930
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:THE NETHERLANDS
Section:HISTORY & ARCHAEOLOGY
Username:kdavids
Elected:2011
Homepage: http://www.let.vu.nl/en/about-the-faculty/academic-staff/staff-listed-alphabetically/staff-a-d/prof-dr-c-a-davids/index.asp



Present and Previous Positions
  • 1994 - present Professor of Economic and Social History, Faculty of Arts and Faculty of Economics, VU University Amsterdam
  • 1988-1994 Research Fellow of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences at University of Leiden
  • 1978-1988 Assistant Professor of Social History, Erasmus University Rotterdam


Fields of Scholarship
  • Economic and social history
  • Global history
  • History of technology
  • History of knowledge
  • Maritime history


Honours and Awards
  • 2010 Visiting Queen Wilhelmina Professor, Columbia University, New York
  • 2003 Elected as Member of Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW)
  • 1992-1993 Fellow Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study (NIAS), Wassenaar
  • 1985 Dirk Jacob Veegens Prize, Hollandsche Maatschappij der Wetenschappen Haarlem


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