Annemieke Romein (1984) holds a doctorate in (Early Modern) History. She has worked as a lecturer/ tutor at the Department of History at Erasmus University Rotterdam. She is currently working at KNAW Huygens ING. Here she works on a comparative research on governmental institutions of provinces and cities (1579-1701) in the Low Countries and Switzerland.

Romein finished both her Bachelor in History and her Master in History of Society at EUR, writing her thesis on Bona Politia (good policy and law-making) in the Duchy of Gelderland (17th century). Having an interest in education, she completed her Masters of Education in both History and Social Studies at the University of Leiden and taught for four years at secondary school.

In June 2019 Romein was granted a VENI Grant (NWO) for her research proposal: A Game of Thrones?. Prior to that, she obtained a NWO Rubicon Grant which enabled her to work at Ghent University; and she was a Researcher-in-Residence at the KB National Library of the Netherlands.

foto: Roy Borghouts