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Jaap Geraerts

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Research associate

After completing a BA and research MA at Utrecht University, Jaap Geraerts finished a PhD in History at UCL in 2014. His dissertation examines the Catholic nobility in the Dutch Republic in the seventeenth century. His first monograph, based on his dissertation, is entitled Patrons of the Old Faith. The Catholic Nobility in Utrecht and Guelders, c. 1580-1702 and will be published by Brill. He has worked for CELL since October 2013 , starting on the project 'The Diplomatic Correspondence of Thomas Bodley, 1585-1597'. Currently he is working as a post-doc on 'The Archeaology of Reading' project. His research interests include the history of reading, religious tolerance and intolerance in early modern Europe, and Reformation and (post-)Reformation culture. 

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