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Female Faces, Intellectual Identities. Author Portraits and the Shaping of Female Intellectual Authority in the Early Modern Dutch Republic (2018-2020)

Dr. L. (Lieke) van Deinsen (f), Rijksmuseum Amsterdam/VU Amsterdam -> Belgium, KU Leuven, Art History research group, 24 months

Would the real scholar now please stand up? People often automatically imagine academics to be male. This research describes how Dutch female scholars were already fighting this persistent perception in the early modern period.