Category Archives: Henk Looijesteijn

Dr Henk Looijesteijn is a researcher at the International Institute of Social History in Amsterdam, where he works on the Charity in the Golden Age project. At the 2010 VAHS Conference, he was runner up for the New Researchers prize for his paper on the history of Dutch almshouses. You can browse his blog contributions below.

Almshouses in Europe

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Henk Looijesteijn, International Institute of Social History, Amsterdam The Dutch town of Haarlem receives far fewer foreign visitors than Amsterdam, just twenty minutes away by train, but is well worth a visit. Its well-preserved old centre witnessed the past glories … Continue reading

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