Consumers on the March, 1960s to 1990s

Project Team

Liesbeth van de Grift

Liesbeth van de Grift is Professor of International History and the Environment. 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 agenda has…

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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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