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Tijdschrift voor Geschiedenis

Tijdschrift voor Geschiedenis

Tijdschrift voor Geschiedenis (Journal of History) is the only Dutch academic, peer-reviewed history journal that covers the history from antiquity until now, both Dutch and non-Dutch. Tijdschrift voor Geschiedenis is a general historical journal, which means that it is a publication for all disciplines within history and related disciplines. The journal is a publication for everyone interested in history.

Tijdschrift voor Geschiedenis

Tijdschrift voor Geschiedenis is published in 4 issues per year.





Open Access

As of 2020, Tijdschrift voor Geschiedenis is published in Diamond Open Access under the Subscribe to Open model. Thanks to the continued support of subscribers and sponsors, all articles are freely accessible under the Creative Commons license: Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0).

Open Access information

Prof. dr. Jacco Pekelder, Utrecht University, the Netherlands, and Universität des Saarlandes, Germany (chairman)
Dr. Nadia Bouras, Leiden University, the Netherlands
Prof.dr. Anne-Laure Van Bruaene, Universiteit Gent, Belgium
Dr. Martijn Eickhoff, NIOD, the Netherlands
Dr. Liesbeth van de Grift, Universiteit Utrecht, the Netherlands
Dr. Babette Hellemans, Radboud University Nijmegen, the Netherlands
Dr. Marijke Huisman, Utrecht University, the Netherlands
Dr. Martin Kohlrausch, KU Leuven, Belgium
Dr. Samuël Kruizinga, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Prof. dr. Herman Paul, Leiden University / University of Groningen, the Netherlands
Dr. Anne Petterson, Leiden University, the Netherlands
Dr. Daniëlle Slootjes, Radboud University Nijmegen, the Netherlands
Dr. Christianne Smit, Universiteit Utrecht,the Netherlands
Lieke Smits MA, Leiden University, the Netherlands and Young Historians
Dr. Tim Soens, University of Antwerp, Belgium
Dr. Werner Thomas, KU Leuven, Belgium
Prof. dr. Georgi Verbeeck, Universiteit Maastricht, the Netherlands
Dr. Claire Weeda, Leiden University, the Netherlands

Editorial office

Tijdschrift voor Geschiedenis
Attn. Dirk Alkemade, editorial assistant
Institute for History, Leiden University
P.O. Box 9515
2300 RA Leiden
The Netherlands

Manuscripts can be sent to:
The reviews editor is available at:

Publication Ethics & Malpractice Statement

This journal follows the best practices in the ethics of scholarly publishing stated in the COPE's (Committee on Publication Ethics) Code of Conduct and Guidelines for all parties involved: Authors, Editors, Reviewers, and the Publisher.

Peer Review Process

Tijdschrift voor Geschiedenis publishes general historiographic or review articles as wel as more specialist articles.

Articles must conform to general norms of the academic community of historical studies; articles must also be original and contribute to the study of history in a meaningful way. All contributions are evaluated by external experts by means of double-blind peer review.

Back issues
Back issues

Articles in this journal have Digital Object Identifiers (DOIs), which are registered with CrossRef. The DOI is a unique number that identifies a published article. The DOI provides a link to current information about that article, including where it can be found online, irrespective of any changes in the journal or publishing company website.


For long-term preservation, all issues of this journal are archived at the Dutch National Library and Portico.


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