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Dr. S.F.L. (Sophie) van Ginneken

Faculty of Humanities
Capaciteitsgroep Kunstgeschiedenis

Visiting address
  • Turfdraagsterpad 15
Postal address
  • Postbus 94551
    1090 GN Amsterdam
  • Profile

    Sophie van Ginneken is a lecturer in Architectural History at the Department of Art History at the University of Amsterdam. She is specialized in the history and theory of the 19th and 20th century city and its architecture. In 2023 she defended her dissertation De toeristische blik op Amsterdam. De stad als sight en site, 1840-2000. This dissertation questions how architecture, as the visual and physical expression of Amsterdam’s identity, has played a pivotal role in the way the city has been perceived and consumed by tourists, and (re)planned for tourist ends.

    John Murray, Handbook for travellers in Holland and Belgium (19e druk, London), 1876.
  • Publications


    • van Ginneken, S. F. L. (2023). De toeristische blik op Amsterdam: De stad als 'sight' en 'site', 1840-2000. [Thesis, externally prepared, Universiteit van Amsterdam]. [details]
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  • Ancillary activities
    • MOOI Noord-Holland
      adviseur ruimtelijke kwaliteit Commissie Wijdemeren