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Dr. H. Floris COHEN University of Twente - Netherlands


He attended the 'Stedelijk Gymnasium' (City Highschool) in Haarlem, then studied history at the university of Leiden. 1970 he completed his MA with a major in socio-economic history and a minor in history of science. 1974 he graduated with a Ph.D. thesis on efforts at renewal in Dutch social-democracy during the first decade after the First World War. 1975-1982 he served the Museum Boerhaave in Leiden as a curator. 1982 he was appointed full professor in history of science at the University of Twente. 2001 he took early retirement; since then, his scholarly efforts have been centered at his home base.