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Consumers on the March, 1960s to 1990s

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Liesbeth van de Grift

Liesbeth van de Grift is an Associate Professor in the History of International Relations. She specialises in the history of political representation through the lens of rural and environmental governance in the twentieth century. A key historical question that she is concerned with is how the emergence of nature and the environment on the political…

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Alessandra Schimmel

Alessandra Schimmel studied History (BA) and Modern History 1500-2000 (RMA) at Utrecht University. In the Consumers on the March-project, Alessandra’s research focuses on consumer organisations in the European Community, and on the European umbrella organisation BEUC (Bureau Européen des Unions de Consommateurs). The aim of her research is to analyse ideas and practices of political…

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Koen van Zon

Koen van Zon works as a postdoc researcher on the Consumers on the March project. He completed his PhD thesis at Radboud University Nijmegen, where he also studied history. He also worked as a lecturer at Radboud University and Utrecht University. In his PhD thesis, he studied the history of the representative institutions of the…

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Amber Striekwold

  Amber Striekwold is currently enrolled in the RMA History at Utrecht University. She also obtained her bachelor’s degree at Utrecht University. In the Consumers on the March-project Amber is a student assistant. In her research, she is interested in the history of food and agriculture as well as the history of the body. She…

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