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Elise van Nederveen Meerkerk (1975) is an expert in the history of labour relations, notably womens and childrens work. In 2007, she obtained her PhD in Economic and Social History, on women's work in the early modern Dutch Republic. Elise published in several leading economic and social history journals, and directed several comparative labour history projects, on the history of textile workers, child labour, domestic workers, and sex workers.
Among other things, she is member of the Advisory Board of the European Social Science History Conference, Editorial Board member of Social Science History, the International Review of Social History, and the Scandinavian Economic History Review. She is also an Honorary Research Fellow at the International Institute of Social History (IISH) and member of the Steering Committee of the Clio-infra project.
Elise van Nederveen Meerkerk currently leads the NWO Vidi-project Industriousness in an imperial economy. Womens and Childrens work in the Netherlands and the Netherlands Indies 1815-1940.