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Jaap Geraerts

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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 worked for CELL from October 2013 - January 2019, starting on the project 'The Diplomatic Correspondence of Thomas Bodley, 1585-1597' before working as a post-doc on 'The Archeaology of Reading' project. He is currently working as a postdoctoral researcher at IEG Mainz (Digital Humanities Lab/Digital Historical Research). 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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