Short CV/Education and training

  • 1991 – 1996
    M.A. Utrecht University Dutch Language and Culture

  • 1992 – 1997
    M.A. Utrecht University Philosophy

  • 1997 – 2001
    PhD University of Amsterdam

  • 2001 – 2005
    Lecturer Language and Cultural Studies / Liberal Arts and Sciences, Utrecht University

  • 2005 – 2008
    Postdoctoral Fellow Modern Dutch Literature, University of Amsterdam

  • 2008 – 2011
    Assistant Professor, Radboud University Nijmgen

  • 2010 – 2011
    Visiting Professor Dutch Literature, Ghent University, Belgium

  • 2011
    -2017 Associate Professor Historical Dutch Literature, Radboud University Nijmegen

  • 2017
    Professor Cultural and Literary History, Radboud University Nijmegen

Selected publications

  • Lotte Jensen, Celebrating Peace. The Emergence of Dutch Identity, 1648-1815 (Nijmegen 2017).

  • Lotte Jensen (ed.), The Roots of Nationalism. National Identity Formation in Early Modern Europe, 1600-1815 (Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2016).

  • Lotte Jensen & Marguérite Corporaal, 'Poetry as an Act of International Diplomacy: English translations of Willem van Haren's Political Poetry during the War of the Austrian Succession'. In: Journal for Eighteenth-Century Studies (2015), doi: 10.1111/1754-0208.12338.

  • Lotte Jensen, 'Visions of Europe: Contrasts and Combinations of National and European Identities in Literary Representations of the Peace of Utrecht (1713)'. In: Renger de Bruin, Cornelis van der Haven, Lotte Jensen & David Onnekink (Eds), Performances of Peace. Utrecht 1713. Leiden / Boston: Brill 2015, 159-178.

  • Jensen, L.: 'The Dutch against Napoleon. Resistance literature and national identity, 1806-1813'. In: Journal of Dutch Literature, vol. 2, nr. 2, December 2011, 5-26. http://www.journalofdutchliterature.org/jdl/vol02/nr02/art01.

  • Jensen, L., Leerssen, J., Mathijsen, M. (eds.): Free Access to the Past. Romanticism, Cultural Heritage and the Nation. Leiden: Brill.

  • Jensen, L.: De verheerlijking van het verleden. Helden, literatuur en natievorming in de negentiende eeuw. Nijmegen: Uitgeverij Vantilt



Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • Dealing with disasters. The shaping of local and national identities in the Netherlands, 1421-1890 (Prinicipal Investigator)

  • Proud to be Dutch. The role of war and propaganda literature in the shaping of an early modern Dutch identity, 1648-1815 (Principal Investigator)

  • The construction of the Dutch literary past: shaping, valorizing and representing the national literary heritage and literary incorporation of the past in the nineteenth century (Participant)

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Member of the Young Academy (The Netherlands)

  • Member of the board of Werkgroep Negentiende Eeuw (Nineteenth Century Studies, Netherlands)

Media coverage

  • Series of lectures on Dutch national identity at www.universiteitvannederland.nl

Additional qualifications

  • Experience in supervising PhD students


Soft Skills/Other activities and achievements

Additional interests

  • Co-operation in funding schemes

  • Creating international networks especially in the field of nationalism studies


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