CV

dr. R.J. Stapel
International Institute of Social History
P.O. Box 2169
1000 CD Amsterdam
The Netherlands
Phone: +31 20 6685866
E-mail: rombert.stapel@iisg.nl
Personal website: http://www.rombertstapel.com/
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Current Appointments
International Institute of Social History
2015–  Postdoctoral Researcher
2018–  Postdoctoral Researcher, ‘HINDI Project: The Historical Dynamics of Industrialization in Northwestern Europe and China ca. 1800-2010: a Regional Interpretation’ (link)

Education
2008–2017  Ph.D., History (cum laude / with distinction), Leiden University, NL
Dissertation Title:  The Late Fifteenth-Century Utrecht Chronicle of the Teutonic Order: Manuscripts, Sources, and Authorship
2001–2008  M.A., Medieval History, Leiden University, NL
Thesis Title (translated):  ‘Among these knights are also priests’. A prosopographical study of the priest-brethren of the Teutonic Order in the Utrecht bailiwick, 1350-1600

Professional Experience
2015  Global Fellow, Weatherhead Initiative on Global History, Harvard University, USA
2013–2018  Researcher, International Institute of Social History, ‘Global Collaboratory on the History of Labour Relations, 1500-2000’ (link)
2010–2015  Lecturer (various appointments), Institute for History, Leiden University, NL
2008–2013  Guest-Ph.D. Student, Institute for History, Leiden University, NL
2008–2012  Ph.D. Student, Fryske Akademy, Leeuwarden, NL

Honors & Awards
2011  ADHO Bursary Award, DH Conference at Stanford University, Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations

Publications
Thesis

Stapel, R. J. (2017) The Late Fifteenth-Century Utrecht Chronicle of the Teutonic Order: Manuscripts, Sources, and Authorship. doctoral thesis. Leiden University. Available at: http://hdl.handle.net/1887/45782 (Accessed: 30 January 2019). Cite

Refereed Journal Articles

Zuijderduijn, C. J., Stapel, R. J. and Lucassen, J. M. W. G. (2018) ‘Coin Production in the Low Countries. Fourteenth Century to the Present’, Tijdschrift voor Sociale en Economische Geschiedenis, 15(2/3), pp. 69–88. Available at: http://doi.org/10.18352/tseg.1022. Cite
Stapel, R. J. (2017) ‘Holland rond 1500: een geografische verkenning van de Enqueste (1494) en Informacie (1514)’, Holland: historisch tijdschrift, 49(4), pp. 177–184. Cite
Stapel, R. J. and de Vries, J. D. E. (2015) ‘Leydis, Pauli, and Berchen revisited. Collective history writing in the Low Countries in the late fifteenth century’, The Medieval Low Countries. An Annual Review, 1/2014, pp. 95–137. Available at: https://pure.knaw.nl/admin/files/1024651/Stapel_De_Vries_Leydis_Pauli_and_Berchen_MLC_1_2014_final_full_text.pdf. Cite
Stapel, R. J. (2013) ‘Layer on layer. “Computational archaeology” in 15th-century Middle Dutch historiography’, Literary and Linguistic Computing, 28(2), pp. 344–358. Available at: https://pure.knaw.nl/admin/files/1068364/344.full.pdf. Cite
Stapel, R. J. (2009) ‘“Onder dese ridderen zijn oec papen”. De priesterbroeders in de balije Utrecht van de Duitse Orde (1350-1600)’, Jaarboek voor Middeleeuwse Geschiedenis, 11/2008, pp. 205–248. Available at: https://pure.knaw.nl/admin/files/461776/Stapel_-_JMG_-_Onder_dese_ridderen.._(scan).pdf. Cite

Book Chapters

Stapel, R. J. (2017) ‘Kaart van het Graafschap Holland (1795)’, in Lantink, F. W. and Temminck, J. J. (eds) Heerlijkheden in Holland. Hilversum: Verloren (Publicaties van de Stichting Vrienden van het Noord-Hollands Archief, 3), pp. 111-116 [met kaart]. Cite
Bos-Rops, J. A. M. Y., Oost, H. G. and Stapel, R. J. (2017) ‘Archievenoverzicht van heerlijkheden en legenda bij de kaart van het Graafschap Holland (1795)’, in Lantink, F. W. and Temminck, J. J. (eds) Heerlijkheden in Holland. Hilversum: Verloren (Publicaties van de Stichting Vrienden van het Noord-Hollands Archief, 3), pp. 117–152. Cite
Stapel, R. J. (2016) ‘Priest-brethren in the Utrecht bailiwick, their superiors and their ties to the community’, in Arnold, U. (ed.) Priester im Deutschen Orden. Vorträge der Tagung der Internationalen Historischen Kommission zur Erforschung des Deutschen Ordens in Wien 2012. Weimar: VDG (Quellen und Studien zur Geschichte des Deutschen Ordens, 77), pp. 61–73. Cite
Stapel, R. J. (2015) ‘The development of a medieval scribe’, in Duntze, O., Schaßan, T., and Vogeler, G. (eds) Kodikologie und Paläographie im Digitalen Zeitalter 3 / Codicology and Palaeography in the Digital Age 3. Norderstedt: Books on Demand (Schriften des Instituts für Dokumentologie und Editorik, 10), pp. 67–86. Available at: http://nbn-resolving.de/urn:nbn:de:hbz:38-71519. Cite
Stapel, R. J. (2014) ‘Priests in the military orders. A prosopographical survey of the priest-brethren in the Utrecht bailiwick of the Teutonic Order (1350-1600)’, in Toomaspoeg, K. (ed.) Analecta Theutonica. Studies for the History of the Teutonic Order 1. Galatina: Congedo (Acta Theutonica, 10), pp. 99–149. Available at: https://pure.knaw.nl/admin/files/1011327/Stapel_Priests_in_the_military_orders_Analecta_Theutonica_1_2014_proofreading_adjusted.pdf. Cite
Stapel, R. J. (2012) ‘Power to the Educated? Priest-brethren and their Education, using Data from the Utrecht Bailiwick of the Teutonic Order (1350-1600)’, in Edbury, P. (ed.) The Military Orders 5: Politics and Power. Farnham: Ashgate, pp. 337–348. Available at: https://pure.knaw.nl/admin/files/1011432/041_Chapter_29_Stapel.pdf. Cite
Stapel, R. J. and Vollmann-Profe, G. (2010) ‘Cronike van der Duytscher Oirden (Chronicle of the Teutonic Order)’, Encyclopedia of the Medieval Chronicle. Edited by G. Dunphy. Leiden/Boston: Brill. Cite

Working Papers

Stapel, R. J. (2018) ‘Coin Evidence as a Proxy for Wage Labour in Medieval England and Wales. Spatial and Temporal Changes, 1066-1660’. ESSHC. Available at: https://pure.knaw.nl/admin/files/6561052/Rombert_Stapel_ESSHC_2018.pdf (Accessed: 19 August 2018). Cite
Hofmeester, K. M. et al. (2015) ‘The Global Collaboratory on the History of Labour Relations, 1500-2000: Background, Set-Up, Taxonomy, and Applications’. Available at: http://hdl.handle.net/10622/4OGRAD (Accessed: 6 June 2016). Cite
Lucassen, J. M. W. G. and Stapel, R. J. (2014) ‘Labour Relations in India 1500-now’. Economic and Social History Seminar Papers, Utrecht University. Available at: http://www.cgeh.nl/sites/default/files/lucassenrompert_labour_2014.pdf. Cite

Refereed Conference Proceedings

Stapel, R. J. (2018) ‘A New Historical Atlas of the Low Countries (ca. 1350-1795)’, in Digital Humanities Benelux 2018. Conference Proceedings. Digital Humanities Benelux 2018, Amsterdam. Available at: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11755/ccb86903-2878-46d6-8856-70f572a4b276 (Accessed: 19 August 2018). Cite
Stapel, R. J. et al. (2017) ‘Coin Production in the Low Countries, fourteenth century to the present’, in Digital Humanities Benelux 2017. Conference abstracts. Digital Humanities Benelux, Utrecht: Utrecht University, pp. 1–3. Available at: https://dhbenelux2017.eu/wp-content/uploads/sites/187/2017/06/Abstracts_DHBenelux_Tuesday.pdf. Cite
Zijdeman, R. L. and Stapel, R. J. (2016) ‘Work In A Globalised World. Allocation Algorithm To Add Labour Relations To Digitised Census Data’, in Digital Humanities 2016. Conference abstracts. Digital Humanities, Kraków: Jagiellonian University & Pedagogical University, pp. 419–421. Available at: http://dh2016.adho.org/abstracts/306. Cite
Stapel, R. J. (2016) ‘Reconstruction of Labour Relations in the North Sea Region in the Late Middle Ages: Spatio-Temporal Analysis Using Historical GIS, Taxation Sources, and Coin Finds’, in Digital Humanities 2016. Conference abstracts. Digital Humanities, Kraków: Jagiellonian University & Pedagogical University, pp. 366–369. Available at: http://dh2016.adho.org/abstracts/211. Cite
Stapel, R. J. (2011) ‘Layer upon layer. “Computational archaeology” in 15th century Middle Dutch historiography’, in Digital Humanities 2011. Conference abstracts. Digital Humanities, Stanford, CA: Stanford University Library, pp. 234–237. Available at: https://www.stanford.edu/group/dh2011/cgi-bin/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/DH2011_BookOfAbs.pdf. Cite

Book Reviews

Stapel, R. J. (2014) ‘[Review: H.J. Zuidervaart, Ridders, priesters en predikanten in Schelluinen. De geschiedenis van een commanderij van de Ridderlijke Duitsche Orde, Balije van Utrecht (Hilversum 2013)]’, BMGN - Low Countries Historical Review, 129(4), p. 96. Available at: http://doi.org/10.18352/bmgn-lchr.9827. Cite
Stapel, R. J. (2009) ‘Editieproject visitaties Duitse Orde in stijl afgesloten [Review: M. Biskup and I. Janosz-Biskupowa eds., Visitationen im Deutschen Orden im Mittelalter. Teil III: 1528-1541, sowie Nachträge, Korrekturen und Ergänzungen, Orts- und Personenverzeichnis (Marburg 2008)]’, Contactgroep Signum. Available at: http://www.contactgroepsignum.eu/node/299. Cite
Stapel, R. J. (2008) ‘[Review: E. Feistner, M. Neecke and G. Vollmann-Profe, Krieg im Visier. Bibelepik und Chronistik im Deutschen Orden als Modell korporativer Identitätsbildung]’, Scriptorium: revue internationale des études relatives aux manuscrits (Bulletin codicologique), LXII(2), p. 189*. Available at: http://depot.knaw.nl/5008 (Accessed: 2 May 2016). Cite

Datasets

Stapel, R. J. (2018) ‘Historical Atlas of the Low Countries (ca. 1500)’. IISH Dataverse. Available at: http://hdl.handle.net/10622/PGFYTM (Accessed: 3 August 2018). Cite
Stapel, R. J. (2017) ‘Mint Houses of the Low Countries’. IISH Dataverse. Available at: http://hdl.handle.net/10622/MLVN7A (Accessed: 14 December 2017). Cite
Stapel, R. J. (ed.) (2016) ‘Global Collaboratory on the History of Labour Relations, 1500-2000’. IISH Dataverse. Available at: https://datasets.socialhistory.org/dataverse/labourrelations. Cite
Zuijderduijn, C. J., Stapel, R. J. and Lucassen, J. M. W. G. (2016) ‘Coin Production in the Low Countries’. Data Archiving and Networked Services (DANS). Available at: https://datasets.socialhistory.org/dataverse/coinproduction. Cite

Manuscripts in progress

Stapel, R. J. The Late Fifteenth-Century Utrecht Chronicle of the Teutonic Order: Manuscripts, Sources, and Authorship. Book proposal in progress.
Stapel, R. J. and Saridjo, C. M. (transl.) The Late Fifteenth-Century Utrecht Chronicle of the Teutonic Order: Edition and English Translation. Book proposal in progress.
Hofmeester, K. M., Stapel, R. J. and Zijdeman, R. L. (eds) Self-Employment in Historical Perspective. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press. Book proposal in progress.
Stapel, R. J. and Zijdeman, R. L. ‘Gender Patterns of Self-Employment in the United States 1850-2010’, in: Hofmeester, K. M., Stapel, R. J. and Zijdeman, R. L. (eds) Self-Employment in Historical Perspective. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press. Book chapter in progress.
Stapel, R. J. ‘Preußen und die frühe Verbreitung der Jüngeren Hochmeisterchronik. Kulturelle Verbindungen zwischen Utrecht, Königsberg, und Mergentheim (um 1480–1530)’. Book chapter submitted.

Presentations
2019
Rombert Stapel (Speaker), Marieke van Erp, Ulbe Bosma, Adina Nerghes, Richard Zijdeman, Combining Text and Tables. Mixed Methods for Qualitative and Quantitative Research. Synergy Conference 2019, Bussum, Netherlands.
Rombert Stapel (Invited speaker), Shifting demographic centres of gravity. People and landscape in urban and rural Brabant and its surroundings (14th-16th centuries). Imagining a territory: the construction and representation of territory in late medieval Europe, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

2018
Rombert Stapel (Invited speaker), De Krimpenerwaard rond 1500. Een geografische verkenning van de Enqueste (1494) en Informacie (1514). Historische Vereniging Schoonhoven, Schoonhoven, Netherlands.
Rombert Stapel (Speaker), A New Historical Atlas of the Low Countries (ca. 1350-1795). Spatial Humanities 2018 Conference, Lancaster, UK.
Rombert Stapel (Invited speaker), De Croniken van der Duytscher Oirden. Een Utrechtse tekst met een Europees publiek. Goederen van de Duitsche Orde en het beheer daarvan: symposium ter gelegenheid van het afscheid van Mr. Jan Cees van Hasselt, Utrecht, Netherlands.
Rombert Stapel (Keynote speaker), Die jüngere Hochmeisterchronik und ihr Weg von Utrecht nach Preußen um 1500. Gebrauch und Funktion handschriftlicher Überlieferung aus dem Preußenland, Berlin, Germany.
Rombert Stapel (Speaker), Coin Evidence as a Proxy for Wage Labour in Medieval England and Wales. Spatial and Temporal Changes, 1066-1660. ESSHC 2018, Belfast, UK.
Rombert Stapel (Speaker), Monetisation and Wage Labour in Medieval England and Wales. Spatial and Temporal Patterns (A Case Study). XII. International Conference on Labour History, Noida, India.

2017
Rombert Stapel (Invited speaker), A New Historical Atlas of the Low Countries (ca. 1350-1795). IISH Brown Bag Meetings, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Rombert Stapel (Speaker), Jaco Zuijderduijn, Jan Lucassen, Kerim Meijer, Coin Production in the Low Countries. 14th century to the present. Digital Humanities Benelux Conference 2017, Utrecht, Netherlands
Rombert Stapel (Invited speaker), Kaart van het Graafschap Holland (1795). Boekpresentatie ‘Heerlijkheden in Holland’, Noord-Hollands Archief, Haarlem, Netherlands
Rombert Stapel (Speaker), Database van muntproductie in de Lage Landen, 14e eeuw – heden. Jubileumcongres 125 jaar Koninklijk Genootschap voor Munt en Penningkunde, Utrecht, Netherlands
Rombert Stapel (Invited speaker), A New Historical Atlas of the Low Countries: Creating a Historical Boundaries GIS and Linking Medieval and Early Modern Historical Statistics (ca. 1350-1795). Digital Thursday, Groningen, Netherlands
Rombert Stapel (Speaker), Muntslag in de Lage Landen 14e eeuw – heden. Database en web applicatie. Muntslag in de Lage Landen: Een Symposium, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Rombert Stapel (Organiser), Muntslag in de Lage Landen: Een Symposium, Amsterdam, Netherlands

2016
Rombert Stapel (Speaker), Richard L. Zijdeman (Speaker), The Influence of Educational Attainment on Self-Employment across Occupational Sectors: United States, 1850-2010. Self-Employment in Historical Perspective: Global Collaboratory on the History of Labour Relations Workshop, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Rombert Stapel (Organiser), Richard L. Zijdeman (Organiser), Karin Hofmeester (Organiser), Self-Employment in Historical Perspective: Global Collaboratory on the History of Labour Relations Workshop, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Rombert Stapel (Speaker), Reconstruction of labour relations in the North Sea region in the Late Middle Ages: Spatio-temporal analysis using historical GIS, taxation records, and coin finds. Digital Humanities 2016, Krakow, Poland
Richard L. Zijdeman (Speaker), Rombert Stapel, Work in a globalised world. Allocation algorithm to add labour relations to digitised census data. Digital Humanities 2016, Krakow, Poland
Rombert Stapel (Speaker), Geographical spread of deep monetization in late medieval England and Wales. 11th European Social Science History Conference, Valencia, Spain
Rombert Stapel (Speaker), Allocation algorithm for labour relations in digitised census data: India 1983-2004. XI. International Conference on Labour History, Noida, India

2015
Rombert Stapel (Speaker), Richard L. Zijdeman (Speaker), Describing and Explaining Shifts in Labour Relations Using a Micro-Macro Approach. Social Sciences and History Association, Baltimore, MD, United States
Rombert Stapel (Invited speaker), Long Term Shifts in Labor Relations in the United States (1850-2010) Using Digitized Census Data. Weatherhead Initiative on Global History Lunch Seminar, Cambridge, MA, United States
Rombert Stapel (Speaker), Labour relations in Portugal 1900-1930. Final Workshop of the project “Labour relations in Portugal and the Lusophone World 1800-2000”, Lisbon, Portugal
Rombert Stapel (Speaker), Middeleeuws ‘plagiaat’ en de reconstructie van schrijversnetwerken. Advanced Humanities Group oploop, The Hague, Netherlands

2014
Rombert Stapel (Speaker), Richard L. Zijdeman (Speaker), Describing and explaining shifts in labour relations using a micro‐macro approach. Digital Humanities Benelux Conference 2014, The Hague, Netherlands
Jan Lucassen (Speaker), Rombert Stapel, Shifts in Labour Relations in India 1800-2000. X. International Conference on Labour History, V.V. Giri National Labour Institute, Noida, Noida, India
Rombert Stapel (Speaker), Ontmoetingen met middeleeuws Lijfland, Historische Studenten Vereniging Leiden. Leiden, Netherlands
Jan Lucassen (Invited speaker), Rombert Stapel (Invited speaker), Reconstructing labour relations for India 1500-now. Research Seminars Social and Economic History of Utrecht University, Utrecht, Netherlands

2013
Rombert Stapel (Speaker), Die jüngere Hochmeisterchronik. Geschichtsschreibung, Kultur- und Wissenstransfer zwischen Preußen, Livland und die Balleien. 6. Nachwuchsforum im Rahmen der 17. Ordines Militares – Colloquia Torunensia Historica, Toruń, Poland

2012
Rombert Stapel (Invited speaker), Priester in der Ballei Utrecht. Internationale Historische Kommission zur Erforschung des Deutschen Ordens, Vienna, Austria

2011
Rombert Stapel (Speaker), Stilometrische onderzoek naar de auteur(s) van Nederlandse kroniek van de Duitse Orde. LUICD Conference 2011: Things to Do with Texts. Approaches to Medieval and Early Modern Textual Cultures, Leiden, Netherlands
Rombert Stapel (Speaker), One, two or three authors? A Medieval Detective Story Involving a Teutonic Order’s Chronicle. International Medieval Congress, Leeds, United Kingdom
Rombert Stapel (Speaker), Layer upon layer. “Computational archaeology” in 15th century Middle Dutch historiography. Digital Humanities 2011, Stanford, CA, United States

2010
Rombert Stapel (Speaker), De Utrechtse Croniken van der Duytscher Oirden. Duitse Orde-geschiedschrijving in een periode van transitie. De geestelijke ridderorden in de Nederlanden. 20e Symposium van de Contactgroep Signum, Gemert, Netherlands
Rombert Stapel (Speaker), Writing in the “Periphery”. The Teutonic Order’s History from the Bailiwicks’ Standpoint. Between Stability and Transformation. Textual Traditions in the Medieval Netherlands, Ghent, Belgium
Rombert Stapel (Speaker), This Land Is Ours to Keep: Legitimation Strategies in a Teutonic Order’s Chronicle in the Late Fifteenth Century. Cambridge International Chronicles Symposium, Cambridge, United Kingdom

2009
Rombert Stapel (Speaker), Die Jüngere Hochmeisterchronik. Kodikologische Hinweise und provisorische Resultate der Forschung. 5. Nachwuchsforum im Rahmen der 15. Ordines Militares – Colloquia Torunensia Historica, Zamek Bierzgłowski, Poland
Rombert Stapel (Speaker), Power to the educated? Priest-brethren and their education, using data of the Utrecht bailiwick of the Teutonic Order,. Military Orders 5, Power and Politics, Cardiff, United Kingdom

Grants
2017–2018  OpenGazAm: Linked Open Data Gazetteers of the Americas (R. J. Stapel (PI)). CLARIAH Research Pilot. €58.000.
2017–2019  TICCLAT: Text-Induced Corpus Correction and Lexical Assessment Tool (Reynaert, M. (PI), Keuleers, E., van der Sloot, K., Depuydt, K., Bloothooft, G. & Stapel, R. J.). eScience Center Advancing Scientific Discovery in the Humanities Call. €100.000 and 1fte/yr contribution in kind. R.J. Stapel: €5.000.
2016–2017  Coin Production in the Low Countries, 1334-1789 (C. J. Zuijderduijn (PI), R. J. Stapel and J. M. W. G. Lucassen). Small Data Project, Data Archiving and Networked Services. €8.000

Professional Memberships
Historische Kommission für ost- und westpreußische Landesforschung
European Association for Digital Humanities
Society for the Study of the Crusades and the Latin East
Koninklijk Nederlands Historisch Genootschap
Maatschappij der Nederlandse Letterkunde