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dhr. prof. dr. M.J. (Michael) Wintle

Moderne Europese Geschiedenis
Faculteit der Geesteswetenschappen
Fotograaf: Eduard Lampe

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  • Kloveniersburgwal 48
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  • Postbus 1619
    1000 BP Amsterdam
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  • Profile

    Contact details

    Prof. dr. Michael Wintle, Emeritus Chair of Modern European History
    European Studies, University of Amsterdam
    Oost-Indisch Huis, room D207C
    Kloveniersburgwal 48, 1012 CX Amsterdam
    Netherlands

    email m.j.wintle@uva.nl

    Tel. 020-525 2039 Office: 020-525 2280
    Fax: 020-525 4625

    Personal information

    Michael Wintle  (BA, MA, PhD) studied at Cambridge, Ghent and Hull Universities, and held the chair of European History at the University of Amsterdam from 2002 to 2019, where he taught on the degree programmes in European Studies. Prior to 2002, he was Professor of European History at the University of Hull, UK, where he had taught since 1980.

    Current research and publications

    Areas of research interest:

    • European identity
    • Eurocentrism
    • The visual representation of Europe
    • Cartography of Europe
    • Cultural aspects of European integration
    • Citizenship and civil society in Europe
    • European industrialization and the modern socio-economic history of the Low Countries .

    Professor Wintle has recently organized international conferences on European identity in the twentieth century, on the British and Dutch colonial empires compared, on Image into Identity, on Europe and the Second World War, on the historical imagination, on Cultures of War and Peace, and on Narratives of War. He has published widely on Dutch and European history, including the following single authored and edited books:

    • Pillars of Piety (1987);
    • Modern Dutch Studies (1988);
    • The Netherlands (1988);
    • Zeeland and the Churches (1989);
    • State and Trade (1992);
    • The Exchange of Ideas: religion, scholarship and art (1994);
    • Rhetoric and Reality in Environmental Policy (1994);
    • Culture and Identity in Europe (1996);
    • Under the Sign of Liberalism (1997);
    • An Economic and Social History of the Netherlands (2000);
    • The Idea of a United Europe (2000);
    • Ideas of Europe since 1914 (2002);
    • Image into Identity (2006); 
    • Imagining Europe (2008);
    • The Image of Europe (2009);
    • European Identity and the Second World War (2011);
    • The Historical Imagination in Nineteenth-Century Britain and the Low Countries (2012);
    • Narratives of War (2019).

    Narratives of War (2019)

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    The Historical Imagination in Nineteenth-Century Britain and the Netherlands (2012)  

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    European Identity and the Second World War (2011)

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    The Image of Europe (2009)

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    Imagining Europe (2008)

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    Image into Identity (2006)

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    Ideas of Europe since 1914 (2002)

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    The Idea of a United Europe (2000)

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    An Economic and Social History of the Netherlands (2000)

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    Selected recently published articles:

    • ‘Gender and Race in the Personification of the Continents in the Early Modern Period: building Eurocentrism’, in Louise Arizzoli and Maryanne Horowitz (eds), Bodies and Maps: Early Modern Personifications of the Continents (Leiden, Brill,  2019 forthcoming).
    • ‘The Early Modern Iconography of Europe: visual images and European identity’, in Nicolas Detering, Clementina Marsico and Isabella Walser-Bürgler (eds), Contesting Europe: Comparative Perspectives on Early Modern Discourses of Europe (15th–18th Century) (Leiden, Brill, 2019, forthcoming).
    • ‘The Advent of the Black Magus: the creation of a continental hierarchy’, in Order into Action, edited by Klaus Oschema and Christoph Mauntel (Turnhout, Brepols, 2019).
    • ‘Europe’s Self-Image at the Time of the First World War, as Expressed in the Visual Arts’, in Breaking Empires – Making Nations? The First World War and the reforging of Europe, edited by Richard Butterwick-Pawlikowski, et al. (Natolin Warsaw, College of Europe and the Natolin European Centre, Dec. 2017), pp. 203-34.
    • ‘Interlocking Identities: Amsterdam, the Netherlands and Europe, in the built environment of the capital’, in Urban Europe: fifty tales of the city, edited by Virginie Mamadouh and Anne van Wageningen (Amsterdam, Amsterdam UP, Dec. 2016), pp. 301-8.
    • ‘Islam as Europe’s Other throughout History: some discontinuities’, History [Wiley], 101, issue 344 (Feb. 2016), 42-61.
    • 'Japanese World Maps between East and West’, in What’s Left Behind; the lieux de mémoire of Europe beyond Europe, edited by Marjet Derks, Martijn Eickhoff, Remco Ensel and Floris Meens (Nijmegen, Vantilt, Dec. 2015), pp. 120-1, 164-72, 234.
    • ‘Verweven identiteiten: de verbeelding van Amsterdam, Nederland en Europa in de bebouwde omgeving van de hoofdstad’, in EU @ Amsterdam: een stedelijke raad, edited by Virginie Mamadouh and Anne van Wageningen (Amsterdam, Amsterdam UP, Dec. 2015), pp. 299-307.
    • ‘Visual Representations of European Values in the Eighteenth Century: between tradition and modernity’, in Europa und die Moderne im langen 18. Jahrhundert, edited by Olaf Asbach (Hannover, Wehrhahn Verlag, 2014), pp. 245-70.
    • ‘The History of the Idea of Europe: where are we now?’, Perspectives on Europe, 43/1 (Spring 2013), 8-12.
    • 'Visualizing Europe from 1900 to the 1950s: identity on the move', in M Hewitson & M D'Auria (eds.), Europe in Crisis: Intellectuals and the European idea, 1917-1957 (Oxford: Berghahn, 2012) pp. 205-225.
    • 'Britain, Belgium and the Netherlands and the Historical Imagination in the Nineteenth Century', in H Dunthorne & MJ Wintle (eds.), The Historical Imagination in Nineteenth-Century Britain and the Low Countries (Boston/Leiden: Brill, 2012), pp. 1-18.
    • 'Visualizing Commerce and Empire: decorating the built environment of Amsterdam', in M. de Waard (ed.), Imagining Global Amsterdam: history, culture, and geography in a world city (Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2012), pp. 67-82.
    • 'Der Stier', in Europäische Erinnerungsorte ,edited by Pim den Boer, Heinz Duchhardt, Georg Kreis & Wolfgang Schmale, 3 vols (Munich, Oldenbourg Verlag, 2012), vol. II, Das Haus Europa , pp. 17-29.
    • 'Ideals, Identity and War: the idea of Europe, 1939- 70' , in European Identity and the Second World War , e dited by M.J. Wintle and M. Spiering (London, Palgrave Macmillan, 2011 ), pp. 1-20.
    • 'Seeing Europe from Elsewhere: a continent in words and pictures', in B. Drechsel & C. Leggewie (eds), United in Visual Diversity: images and counter-images of Europe ( Innsbruck , Studienverlag, 2010), pp. 199-213.
    • 'Visualizing the Continents: European othering and identity in the age of Enlightenment ', in The European Mind: narrative and identity , edited by Henry Frendo, 2 vols (Msida, MaltaUniversity Press, 2010), vol. II, pp. 729-40.
    • 'Personifying the Past: national and European history in the fine and applied arts in the age of nationalism', in Narrating the Nation: representations in history, media and the arts , edited by S. Berger, L. Eriksonas & A. Mycock, Making Sense of History 11 (Oxford, Berghahn, 2008), pp. 222-43.
    • 'Europe as seen from the Outside: a brief visual survey', in Imagining Europe: Europe andEuropean civilisation as seen from its margins andby the rest of the world, in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries , edited by M.J. Wintle (Brussels, Peter Lang PIE, 2008), pp. 23-48. 
    • 'History and Public Opinion: the historical profession and the French - Dutch rejection of the EU Constitutional Treaty',  Bijdragen en Mededelingen betreffende de Geschiedenis der Nederlanden , 122/1 (2007), 105-12.
    • 'Diet and Modernization in the Netherlands during the Nineteenthand Early Twentieth Centuries', in Food, Drink and Identity in Europe , edited by Thomas M. Wilson ( Amsterdam , Rodopi, 2006), European Studies: an Interdisciplinary Series in European Culture, History and Politics, 22, pp. 63-84.
    • 'Visual Representations of Europe in the Nineteenth Century: the age of nationalism and imperialism', in A Companion to Nineteenth-Century Europe 1789-1914 , edited by Stefan Berger ( Oxford , Blackwell, March 2006), pp. 11-28.
    • 'Protestant Dominance: the Netherlands', in Sheridan Gilley & Brian Stanley, eds , The Churches and NationalIdentities , vol. 8, part II of The Cambridge History ofChristianity (Cambridge, Cambridge UP, Jan. 2006), pp. 333-41 & 633-4.
    • 'Looking Outwards: the inclusivity of European identity', in Soziales Europa? Perspektivendes Wohlfahrtsstaates im Kontext von Europäiserungund Globaliserung , edited by A. Baum-Ceisig & A. Faber ( Wiesbaden , VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften, 2005), pp. 63-76.
    • 'What's in a Continent? The borders of Europe before and after 1990', in Grenzüberschreitungen: Differenz und Identität im Europader Gegenwart , Forschungen zur Europäischen Integration 12, edited by Holger Huget, et al. (Wiesbaden, VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften, 2005), pp. 173-92.

    Inaugural lecture at Amsterdam, 2003

    Europa and the Bull, Europe, and European Studies: visual images as historical source material , inaugural lecture delivered at the Universiteit van Amsterdam, 10 December 2003 (Amsterdam, Vossius Press, April 2004), 36p.

    Download inaugural lecture

  • Publicaties

    2016

    2014

    • Wintle, M. (2014). Visual Representations of European Values in the Eighteenth Century: between tradition and modernity. In O. Asbach (Ed.), Europa und die Moderne im langen 18. Jahrhundert (pp. 245-270). (Europa und Moderne; No. 2). Hannover: Wehrhahn Verlag. [details]

    2013

    • Wintle, M. (2013). Britain, Belgium and the Netherlands and the Historical Imagination in the Nineteenth Century: an Introduction. In H. Dunthorne, & M. J. Wintle (Eds.), The historical imagination in nineteenth-century Britain and the Low Countries (pp. 3-17). (National cultivation of culture; No. 5). Leiden: Brill. [details]

    2012

    • Wintle, M. (2012). Visualizing Europe from 1900 to the 1950s: identity on the move. In M. Hewitson, & M. D'Auria (Eds.), Europe in crisis: intellectuals and the European idea, 1917-1957 (pp. 205-225). New York: Berghahn Books. [details]
    • Wintle, M. (2012). Visualizing commerce and empire: decorating the built environment of Amsterdam. In M. de Waard (Ed.), Imagining global Amsterdam: history, culture, and geography in a world city (pp. 67-82). (Cities and cultures; No. 1). Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press. [details]

    2011

    • Wintle, M. (2011). Editor's introduction: Ideals, identity and war: the idea of Europe, 1939-70. In M. Spiering, & M. Wintle (Eds.), European identity and the Second World War (pp. 1-18). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. [details]
    • Wintle, M. (2011). Personifying the past: national and European history in the fine and applied arts in the age of nationalism. In S. Berger, L. Eriksonas, & A. Mycock (Eds.), Narrating the nation: representations in history, media and the arts. - Pbk ed. (pp. 222-243). (Making sense of history; No. 11). New York: Berghahn. [details]

    2009

    • Wintle, M. (2009). The image of Europe: visualizing Europe in cartography and iconography throughout the ages. (Cambridge studies in historical geography; No. 44). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. [details]
    • Wintle, M. (2009). Visual representations of Europe in the nineteenth century: the age of nationalism and imperialism. In S. Berger (Ed.), A companion to nineteenth-century Europe: 1789-1914. - pbk ed. (pp. 11-28). Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell. [details]

    2008

    • Wintle, M. (2008). Personifying the past: national and European history in the fine and applied arts in the age of nationalism. In S. Berger, L. Eriksonas, & A. Mycock (Eds.), Narrating the nation: representations in history, media and the arts (pp. 222-245). (Making sense of history; No. 11). New York [etc.]: Berghahn. [details]

    2007

    • Wintle, M. J. (2007). 'History and Public Opinion: the historical profession and the French-Dutch rejection of the EU Constitutional Treaty'. Bijdragen en Mededelingen betreffende de Geschiedenis der Nederlanden, 122(1), 105-112. [details]
    • Wintle, M. J. (2007). An Economic and Social History of the Netherlands 1800-1920: demographic, economic and social transition. (paperback editie). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. [details]

    2006

    • Wintle, M. J. (2006). 'Protestant Dominance: the Netherlands'. In S. Gilley, & B. Stanley (Eds.), The Churches and National Identities (pp. 633-634). (part II of The Cambridge History of Christianity; No. vol. 8). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. [details]
    • Wintle, M. J. (2006). 'Visual Representations of Europe in the Nineteenth Century: the age of nationalism and imperialism'. In S. Berger (Ed.), A Companion to Nineteenth-Century Europe 1789-1914 (pp. 11-28). Oxford: Blackwell. [details]

    2019

    2017

    • Wintle, M. (2017). Europe’s Self-Image at the Time of the First World War, as Expressed in the Visual Arts. In R. Butterwick-Pawlikowski, Q. Cloet, & A. Dowdall (Eds.), Breaking Empires, Making Nations? : The First World War and the reforging of Europe (pp. 203-234). Warsaw: College of Europe, Natolin Campus. [details]

    2015

    • Wintle, M. (2015). Japanese World Maps between East and West. In M. Derks, M. Eickhoff, R. Ensel, & F. Meens (Eds.), What’s left behind: the lieux de mémoire of Europe beyond Europe (pp. 120-121, 164-172, 234). Nijmegen: Vantilt. [details]
    • Wintle, M. (2015). Mapping Europe’s External Borders. Eutopia : Ideas for Europe Magazine, 2015(Borders). [details]
    • Wintle, M. (2015). Verweven identiteiten: de verbeelding van Amsterdam, Nederland en Europa in de bebouwde omgeving van de hoofdstad. In V. Mamadouh, & A. van Wageningen (Eds.), EU @ Amsterdam: een stedelijke raad (pp. 299-308). Amsterdam: AUP. [details]
    • Wintle, M. J., & Vincent, P. (2015). Modern Dutch Studies: essays in honour of Professor Peter King on the occasion of his retirement. London: Bloomsbury Academic. [details]

    2013

    • Wintle, M. (2013). The History of the Idea of Europe: where are we now? Perspectives on Europe, 43(1), 8-12. [details]

    2012

    • Wintle, M. (2012). Der Stier. In P. den Boer, H. Duchhardt, G. Kreis, & W. Schmale (Eds.), Europäische Erinnerungsorte 2: Das Haus Europa (pp. 17-29). München: Oldenbourg. [details]
    • Wintle, M., & Dunthorne, H. (2012). The historical imagination in nineteenth-century Britain and the Low Countries. (National cultivation of culture; No. 5). Leiden/Boston: Brill. [details]

    2011

    • Spiering, M., & Wintle, M. (2011). European identity and the Second World War. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. [details]

    2010

    • Wintle, M. (2010). Infrastructure and nation building in the nineteenth century. In Conference Four centuries of Dutch-American relations 1609-2009 Mideelburg: Roosevelt Study Center. [details]
    • Wintle, M. (2010). Seeing Europe from elsewhere: a continent in words and pictures. In B. Drechsel, & C. Leggewie (Eds.), United in visual diversity: images and counter-images of Europe (pp. 199-213). (European history and public spheres; No. 4). Innsbruck: Studienverlag. [details]
    • Wintle, M. (2010). Visualizing the continents: European othering and identity in the age of Enlightenment. In H. Frendo (Ed.), The European mind: narrative and identity: proceedings of the X World Congress, International Society for the Study of European ideas, University of Malta, 24th-29th July 2006 (pp. 729-740). Msida: Malta University Press. [details]

    2008

    • Wintle, M. (2008). Imagining Europe: Europe and European civilisation as seen from its margins and by the rest of the world, in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. (Multiple Europes; No. 42). Brussel: Peter Lang PIE. [details]
    • Wintle, M. (2008). Europe as seen from the outside: a brief visual survey. In M. Wintle (Ed.), Imagining Europe: Europe and European civilisation as seen from its margins and by the rest of the world, in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries (pp. 23-48). (Multiple Europes; No. 42). Brussel: Peter Lang. [details]
    • Wintle, M. (2008). Perceptions of Europe within and without. In M. Wintle (Ed.), Imagining Europe: Europe and European civilisation as seen from its margins and by the rest of the world, in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries (pp. 15-22). (Multiple Europes; No. 42). Brussel: Peter Lang. [details]

    2007

    • Wintle, M. J. (2007). 'Cartography'. In M. Beller, & J. T. Leerssen (Eds.), Imagology. The cultural construction and literary representation of national characters: a critical survey (pp. 273-278). Amsterdam: Rodopi. [details]
    • Wintle, M. J. (2007). 'Problems with European Identity in the Twenty-First Century: European culture-babble?'. Kommunikáció, Média, Gazdaság, 5(2), 3-14. [details]

    2006

    • Wintle, M. J. (2006). 'Diet and Modernization in the Netherlands during the Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries'. In T. M. Wilson (Ed.), Consuming Cultures: food, drink and identity in Europe (pp. 63-84). Amsterdam: Rodopi. [details]
    • Wintle, M. J. (2006). 'The Construction and Allocation of Identity through Images and Imagery: an introduction'. In M. J. Wintle (Ed.), Image into Identity: constructing and assigning identity in a culture of modernity (pp. 15-30). New York / Amsterdam: Editions Rodopi. [details]
    • Wintle, M. J. (2006). 'Image into Identity: constructing and assigning identity in a culture of modernity'. (Studia Imagologica; No. 11). Amsterdam/New York: Editions Rodopi. [details]
    • Wintle, M. J., & e.a, U. (2006). The Low Countries: Arts and Society in Flanders and the Netherland. Rekkem: Stichting Ons Erfdeel. [details]

    2016

    • Wintle, M. (2016). Interlocking Identities: Amsterdam, the Netherlands and Europe in the built environment of the capital. In V. Mamadouh, & A. van Wageningen (Eds.), Urban Europe: Fifty Tales of the City (pp. 301-308). Amsterdam: AUP. https://doi.org/10.26530/OAPEN_623610 [details]

    2007

    • Wintle, M. J. (2007). 'Can our Common History be a Basis for a European Identity?'. Europe's World, 2007. [details]

    2006

    • Wintle, M. J. (2006). 'De kaart als cartoon (1870): nationale stereotypen en het Europees Concert'. Geografie, 15(7), 24-25. [details]

    Lidmaatschap

    • Wintle, M. (2017). Theme leader of European Identity and Culture, ACCESS EUROPE (Amsterdam Centre for Contemporary European Studies).
    • van der Laarse, R., Leerssen, J. T., Bialasiewicz, L. A. & Wintle, M. J. (2016-2021). theme leader European Identity and Culture ACCESS EUROPEEIC: European Identity and CultureIn the rapidly mutating global and domestic context, (…), ACCESS EUROPE (Amsterdam Centre for Contemporary European Studies).

    Mediaoptreden

    • Wintle, M. (20-03-2017). Washington Post [Print] Washington Post. Dutch national elections and Euroscepticism.

    Spreker

    • Wintle, M. J. (invited speaker) (11-11-2016). ‘The Advent of the Black Magus: exoticism, court politics and the creation of a continental hierarchy’, invited lecture at international conference, ‘Order into Action’, Heidelberg University, Heidelberg.
    • Wintle, M. J. (invited speaker) (14-9-2016). ‘Waxing and Waning: the self-image of Europe at times of crisis and recovery’, Keynote lecture at the conference, ‘Imag(in)ing Europe: perspectives on a contested continent, 800-2000’, Utrecht University.
    • Wintle, M. J. (speaker) (24-6-2016). ‘Japanese World Maps between East and West’., ‘The East and Europe Conference’, University of Amsterdam.

    Andere

    • Wintle, M. J. (other) (2007). Honorary Chair of European istory at the University of Hull, University of Hull (other).
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