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SKILLNET – Sharing Knowledge in Learned and Literary Networks


Dr Dirk van Miert

Dirk van Miert is principal investigator and project leader of the ERC funded project ‘Sharing Knowledge in Learned and Literary Networks – The Republic of Letters as a Pan-European Knowledge Society’ (SKILLNET). He…

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Dr Cristiano Amendola

Cristiano Amendola is an associate research fellow on the SKILLNET project. He holds a BA in Modern Literature and an MA in Italian philology from Federico II University of Naples….

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Dr Robin Buning

Robin Buning is project assistant in the SKILLNET project. He received his MA in classics from Leiden University and his PhD in the history of philosophy from Utrecht University. He then…

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Nienke van Doeselaar

Nienke van Doeselaar is a BA student interning in the SKILLNET project. She is following a BA in Dutch Language and Culture in Utrecht, with a minor in the history…

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Ellen van Heteren

Ellen van Heteren is a BA student of history at the Free University of Amsterdam and has a special interest for medieval/early modern European history. She will be helping the…

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Dr Karen Hollewand

Karen Hollewand is a postdoc in the SKILLNET project and concentrates on the conceptual history of the ideal of sharing knowledge in the Republic of Letters. She received a BA…

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Manuel Llano MA

Manuel Llano is a PhD candidate in the SKILLNET project. He studied Philosophy of Culture and Media Studies at Leiden University, after earning a degree in Philosophy from the Autonomous…

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Koen Scholten MSc

Koen Scholten is a PhD candidate in the SKILLNET project. He obtained a BSc in Applied Physics from Delft University and an MSc in History and Philosophy of Science from…

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Dr Ingeborg van Vugt

Ingeborg van Vugt is a postdoc in the SKILLNET project and focuses on the social dynamics structuring the conduct and behaviour of the citizens of the Republic of Letters. Using…

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