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Margaretha Adriana van Es

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Academic Interests

Migration history

Gender studies

Nationalism and national identities

Minority organisations

Critical discourse analysis


Current research project

Self-organisation and self-representation - Minority women's organisations and their response to public debates about the "integration and emancipation of Muslim women" in Norway and the Netherlands (1975-2010)


Higher education

2006-2008: MPhil (research master) ‘History of Societies and Institutions’ at Leiden University, the Netherlands. Specialisation: ‘History of Migrants and Cities in a Changing World’

Autumn 2007: Erasmus exchange with the University of Granada, Spain

2002-2006: Bachelor of Arts in History at Leiden University


Employment history

2011-present: Research fellow (PhD) at the Department of Archaeology, Conservation and History at the University of Oslo

2008-2010: Teacher ‘Dutch language and culture’ at ‘NTC Noorderlicht’ in Oslo

2008-2009: Secretary to the Ambassador and Consular Affairs Officer at the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Oslo

2007: Internship at museum ‘Het Leids Wevershuis’ in Leiden

Tags: History


Es, Margreet van, ‘Van korset tot kimono. Exotica in de Nederlandse mode van het Belle Epoque (1890-1914)’ [From corset to kimono. Exotic elements in the Dutch fashion of the Belle Epoque (1890-1914)] in: Textiel Historische Bijdrage, No. 48 (2008).

Awarded with the journal’s ‘Boot-Van Schelven prize 2008-2009'


Es, Margreet van, ‘Etenstijd! Voedselconsumptie onder Leidse arbeiders rond 1890’ [Time to eat! Food consumption among Leiden’s labourers around 1890]  in: Jaarboek der sociale en economische geschiedenis van Leiden en omstreken, Vol. 19 and 20 (2007/2008) 127-158.


Es, Margreet van, ‘Hollandse heldin’ [Dutch heroine] in: Leidschrift. Historisch Tijdschrift, Vol. 22, Nr. 3 (2007) 127-129.

  • van Es, Margaretha Adriana (2015). Bildet av "muslimske kvinner" i Aftenposten 1975-2010. Pressehistorisk tidsskrift.  ISSN 1891-9472.  24, s 103- 113

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  • van Es, Margaretha Adriana (2015). The Stigma of Being Oppressed: Self-Representations by Women with a Muslim Background in Minority Organisations in Norway and the Netherlands 1975-2010.

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Published Feb 14, 2011 04:30 PM - Last modified Jun 3, 2013 09:37 PM