C.A. (Kees) Mandemakers

Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication
Erasmus University Rotterdam

Kees Mandemakers is professor of History at the Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication of Erasmus University Rotterdam where he holds the endowed chair for Large Historical Databases.

Professor Mandemakers studied History at Utrecht University and Philosophy at the University of Amsterdam. He has worked at Utrecht University and VU University Amsterdam, where he taught historical informatics and statistics from 1989 till October 2000. In 1996 he acquired his PhD at Erasmus University Rotterdam.

In 1991 Professor Mandemakers started the Historical Sample of the Netherlands (HSN) at the IISH and since 2000 he has worked there full time. Present position at the IISH: senior research fellow, heading the HSN.

His main research interests include: methodology of large historical databases (topics: data processing, sample designs), social stratification and mobility and social history (topics: secondary education, infant and child mortality, shoe-industry).

  • B. Mönkediek, J. Kok & C.A. Mandemakers (2016). The Impact of Family Setting and Local Opportunities on Leaving Home and Migration Destinations of Rural Youths, The Netherlands 1860-1940. Historical Life Course Studies, 3, 43-65. doi: http://hdl.handle.net/10622/23526343-2015-0005?locatt=view:master
  • A. Ashkpour & C.A. Mandemakers (2016). Source Oriented Harmonization of Aggregate Historical Census Data: A Flexible and Accountable Approach in RDF. Historical Social Research (online), 41 (4), 291-321. doi: http://www.ssoar.info/ssoar/handle/document/49537
  • J. Kok & C.A. Mandemakers (2016). Life and Death of Singles in Cities, 1850-1940. Journal of Urban History, 42 (1), 101-120. doi: 10.1177/0096144215611098
  • A. Ashkpour, A. Meroño-Peñuela & C.A. Mandemakers (2015). The Aggregate Dutch Historical Censuses. Historical Methods: a journal of quantitative and interdisciplinary history, 48 (4), 230-245. doi: 10.1080/01615440.2015.1026009
  • A. Meroño-Peñuela, A. Ashkpour, M. van Erp, C.A. Mandemakers, L. Breure, A. Scharnhorst, S. Schlobach & F. van Harmelen (2015). Semantic Technologies for Historical Research: A Survey. Semantic Web Journal, 6 (6), 539-564.
  • A. Meroño-Peñuela, A. Ashkpour, M. van Erp, C.A. Mandemakers, L. Breure, A. Scharnhorst, S. Schlobach & F. van Harmelen (2014). Semantic Technologies for Historical Research: A Survey. Semantic Web Journal, 6 (6), 1-26.
  • G. Bloothooft & C.A. Mandemakers (2014). Exploring co-variation in the (historical) Dutch civil registration. In Proceedings of the XXIV ICOS International Congress of Onomastic Sciences 2011 (pp. 271-282). Generalitat de Catalunya, Departament de Cultura
  • A. Knigge, I. Maas, M.H.D. van Leeuwen & C.A. Mandemakers (2014). Status Attainment of Siblings during Modernization. American Sociological Review (online), 79 (3), 549-574. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0003122414529586
  • G. Alter & C.A. Mandemakers (2014). The Intermediate Data Structure (IDS) for Longitudinal Historical Microdata, version 4. Historical Life Course Studies, 1 (4), 1-26.
  • J. Kok, C.A. Mandemakers & B. Mönkediek (2014). Flight from the land? Migration flows of the rural population of the Netherlands, 1850-1940. Espaces Populations Sociétés, 2014 (1), 1-18.
  • H. Bras, J. Van Bavel & C.A. Mandemakers (2013). Unraveling the Intergenerational Transmission of Fertility: Genetic and Shared-environment Effects during the Demographic Transition in the Netherlands, 1810-1910. The History of the Family (online), 18 (2), 116-134.
  • G. Bloothooft, C.A. Mandemakers & L. Brouwer (2012). Data Mining in the Dutch (Historical) Civil Registration (1811-Present), The Family Name as Socio-Cultural Feature and Genetic Metaphor: From Concepts to Methods. Human Biology, 84 (2), 177-184.
  • F. van Poppel, G.E. Bijwaard, P. Ekamper & C.A. Mandemakers (2012). Historical Trends in the Correlation of Sibling Deaths in Infancy in the Netherlands. Biodemography and Social Biology, 58 (2), 87-115. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/19485565.2012.720448
  • J. Kok & C.A. Mandemakers (2012). Nuclear Hardship in the nuclear Heartland? Families and Welfare in the Netherlands. In Working paper of the Scientific Research Community Historical Demography (pp. 1-24)
  • J. Kok, M. VandeZande & C.A. Mandemakers (2011). Household structure, resource allocation and child well-being. A comparison across family systems. Tijdschrift voor Sociale en Economische Geschiedenis, 8 (4), 76-101.
  • A. van den Belt, J. Kok & C.A. Mandemakers (2011). Digital thombos: A new source for 18th century Sri Lankan family history. Research note. The History of the Family (online), 16 (4), 481-489.
  • P. Ekamper, F. van Poppel, C. Duin & C.A. Mandemakers (2011). Heatwaves and Cold Spells and their Effect on Mortality: an Analysis of Micro-Data for the Netherlands in the Nineteenth and Twentieth centuries. Annales de Démographie Historique (online), 48 (2), 55-104.
  • M. VandeZande, J. Kok & C.A. Mandemakers (2011). The impact of kin co-residence on survival chances of infants and children in the Netherlands, 1863-1909. A new methodological approach. Romanian journal of population studies, 5 (2), 139-160.
  • H. Bras, J. Kok & C.A. Mandemakers (2010). Sibship Size and Status Attainment Across Contexts: Evidence from the Netherlands, 1840-1925. Demographic Research, 23 (4), 73-104. doi:10.4054/DemRes.2010.23.4
  • J. Kok & C.A. Mandemakers (2010). A Life-Course Approach to Co-Residence in the Netherlands, 1850-1940. Continuity and Change, 25 (2), 285-312. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0268416010000160
  • F. van Poppel, R. Jennissen & C.A. Mandemakers (2009). Time trends in social class mortality differentials in The Netherlands 1820-1920. Social Science History, 33 (2), 119-153. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1215/01455532-2008-017
  • G. Alter, C.A. Mandemakers & M. Gutmann (2009). Defining and Distributing Longitudinal Historical Data in a General Way Through an Intermediate Structure. Historical Social Research (online), 34 (3), 78-114.
  • J. Kok & C.A. Mandemakers (2009). Je zoudt maar last van mij hebben. Verwanten in het Nederlandse huishouden, 1860-1940. Tijdschrift voor Sociale en Economische Geschiedenis, 6 (4), 139-165.
  • J. Kok, C.A. Mandemakers & H. Bras (2009). Van geboortebank tot collaboratory. Een reflectie op twintig jaar dataverzameling en onderzoek met de HSN. Tijdschrift voor Sociale en Economische Geschiedenis, 6 (4), 3-36.
  • H. Bras, F. van Poppel & C.A. Mandemakers (2009). Relatives as spouses: Preferences and opportunities for kin marriage in a Western society. American Journal of Human Biology, 21 (6), 793-804.
  • C.A. Mandemakers, F. van Poppel & Ch. Monden (2008). Marriage timing over the generations. Human nature: an interdisciplinary biosocial perspective, 19, 7-22.
  • C.A. Mandemakers & J. Kok (2008). Free choice from a limited supply. The marriage market in two Dutch provinces, 1840-1940. Romanian journal of population studies, 2 (1), 82-104.
  • C.A. Mandemakers & U. Bosma (2008). Indiëgangers: sociale herkomst en migratiemotieven (1830-1950). Bijdragen en Mededelingen betreffende de Geschiedenis der Nederlanden, 123 (2), 162-184.
  • G. Bloothooft, P. Christen, C.A. Mandemakers & M. Schraagen (Ed.). (2015). Population Reconstruction. Cham Heidelberg New York Dordrecht London: Springer
  • C.A. Mandemakers, I. Maas & H.D. van Leeuwen (Ed.). (2008). Honderdvijftig jaar levenslopen. De Historische Steekproef Nederlandse bevolking. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press
  • C.A. Mandemakers, B. Mönkediek & J. Kok (2016). De rol van gezin en bedrijf bij de migratie van Nederlandse boerenkinderen tussen 1850 en 1940. In P. Puschmann, R. Paping & K. Matthijs (Eds.), Familie en levenskansen in het verleden. Jaarboek historische demografie 2015 (pp. 25-56). Leuven: Acco
  • C.A. Mandemakers (2016). Historical Population Databases and the Intermediate Data Structure, 1980-2050. In The future of historical demography. Upside and down and inside out (pp. 227-232). Leuven Den Haag: Acco
  • G. Bloothooft, P. Christen, C.A. Mandemakers & M. Schraagen (2015). Preface. In G. Bloothooft, P. Christen, C.A. Mandemakers & M. Schraagen (Eds.), Population Reconstruction (pp. V-VII). Cham Heidelberg New York Dordrecht London: Springer
  • J. Kok & C.A. Mandemakers (2013). Falend kerngezin? Opvang van zwakkeren in Nederlandse huishoudens, 1850-1940. In K. Matthijs, P. Puschmann, H. Bras & A. Janssens (Eds.), Gender in/en historische demografie. Jaarboek historische demografie 2013. Leuven/Den Haag: Acco
  • P. Ekamper, F. van Poppel & C.A. Mandemakers (2011). Widening horizons? The geography of the marriage market in nineteenth- and early twentieth century Netherlands. In M. Gutmann, G. Deane, K. Sylvester & E. Merchant (Eds.), Navigating time and space in population studies (pp. 115-160). Dordrecht: Springer
  • R.L. Zijdeman & C.A. Mandemakers (2010). 'Rol' srednego obrazovaniia v mezhpokolennom perekhode professional' nogo statusa v Niderlandakh 1865-1940 gg. In V.M. Vladimirov & M.H.D. van Leeuwen (Eds.), Istoricheskoe professiovedenie: sozdanie HISCO i issledovaniia professional'noi i sotsial'noi mobil'nosti (pp. 221-252). Barnaul: Izd-vo Altaiskogo gosudarstvennogo universiteta
  • J. Kok, C.A. Mandemakers & D. Damsma (2010). Atrophied Hearts? Partner Choice and Social Reproduction of Farmers in the North-Western Part of the Netherlands in the 19th and Early 20th Century. In M.P. Arrizabalaga & e.a. (Eds.), Many Paths to Happiness? Studies in Population and Family History A Festschrift for Antoinette Fauve-Chamoux (pp. 362-387). Amsterdam: Aksant
  • C.A. Mandemakers (2009). De database van de Historische Steekproef Nederlandse bevolking. In C.A. Mandemakers, I Maas & H.D. van Leeuwen (Eds.), Honderdvijftig jaar levenslopen. De Historische Steekproef Nederlandse bevolking (pp. 9-14). Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press
  • C.A. Mandemakers & H. Knippenberg (2008). Nation building, the school dispute, economic development, and the rise of education statistics. In G.S.J. van Maarseveen, M.M. Klep & I. Stamhuis (Eds.), The statistical mind in Modern Society. The Netherlands 1850-1940 (Deel I) (pp. 57-182). Amsterdam: Aksant
  • C.A. Mandemakers & R.L. Zijdeman (2008). De rol van het gymnasiaal en middelbaar onderwijs bij de intergenerationele overdracht van status. In C.A. Mandemakers, I. Maas & M.H.D. van Leeuwen (Eds.), Honderdvijftig jaar levenslopen. De Historische Steekproef Nederlandse bevolking (pp. 151-174). Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press
  • C.A. Mandemakers (2008). Inleiding. In Honderdvijftig jaar levenslopen. De Historische Steekproef Nederlandse bevolking (pp. 7-8). Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press
  • C.A. Mandemakers (1996, april 25). Gymnasiaal en middelbaar onderwijs. Ontwikkeling, structuur, sociale achtergrond en schoolprestaties, Nederland, ca. 1800-1968. Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam (1003 pag.) Prom./coprom.: Prof.Dr. H. van Dijk & J. Dronkers.
  • C.A. Mandemakers (2009). Waarom Jan en Cor met elkaar trouwden (2009, juni 11). Amsterdam: Aksant
  • C.A. Mandemakers (2013, december 6). Occupational titles, Netherlands, 19-20th century: standardization and classification. Brabants Historisch Informatie Centrum, 's-Hertogenbosch, Combined MISS LINKS meeting.
  • C.A. Mandemakers (2012). 25 Years of Collaboration: The Historical Sample of the Netherlands and LINKS. In E. Beekink & E. Walhout (Eds.), Frans van Poppel: A Sort of Farewell. Liber Amicorum (pp. 45-48). The Hague: NIDI
  • C.A. Mandemakers (2012, september 25). LINKS. Linking Genealogical Data from Large Databases. Maastricht, Invited Lecture Frontiers in Genealogy and Heraldry XXXth International Congress for Genealogical and Heraldic Sciences.
  • C.A. Mandemakers (2012). Over de HSN, Interview betreffende DANS Data prijs. Interview: E-data & Research, Nieuwsbrief over data en onderzoek in de alfa- en gamma- wetenschappen, jaargang 6, nr. 4, p. 4, juni 2012.
  • C.A. Mandemakers (2009). Grote historische databestanden en de disseminatie van gegevens. Archievenblad, 113 (9), 32-35.
  • C.A. Mandemakers (2008, juli 12). Over de HSN, Oude levens digitaal. NRC-Handelsblad
  • D. van Lente, C.A. Mandemakers & R.W.M. Rottier (1995). Onderzoek naar status ingenieursberoep tussen 1842 en 1940. De Ingenieur, 107 (8), 23-25.
  • C.A. Mandemakers (2011, maart 10). Presentation Alfalab for the eHumanities Group: Lifelab. eHumanities Group, Amsterdam, Invited lecture.
  • C.A. Mandemakers (2011, juni 14). Goals and tasks of the European Historical Population Samples Network (EHPS-Net). European Science Foundation (ESF), Strassbourg, France, Kick-off meeting of the European Historical Population Samples Network (EHPS-Net).
  • C.A. Mandemakers (2011). IDS version 2 and the main differences with version 1. Boston workshop on the Intermediate Data Structure (IDS) for Historical Longitudinal Databases: Boston, USA (2011, november 16 - 2011, november 16).
  • C.A. Mandemakers (2011, februari 2). New developments with Longitudinal Historical Databases: The Intermediate Data Structure (IDS). Centre for Economic Demography, Lund University, Sweden, Invited lecture Workshop on Longitudinal Databases.
  • J. Kok, M. VandeZande & C.A. Mandemakers (2011, maart 30). A helping hand. The effect of household extension on infant and child survival, the Netherlands 1850-1915. Centro de sciencias humanas y sociales. Consejo superior de investigaciones cientificas, Madrid, Spanje, Invited lecture at Instituto de Economia, Geografia y Demografia.
  • C.A. Mandemakers (2011, mei 26). Large historical databases with Longitudinal Micro Data: New developments in the Netherlands and International Perspectives. Max Planck Institute for demographic research, Rostock, Germany, Invited lecture conference Reconstructing the Population History of Continental Europe by Recovering Surviving Census Records.
  • C.A. Mandemakers (2011, juli 19). Historic sample of the Netherlands: Structure, Results, New Developments and International Framework. ICPSR, Ann Arbor, USA, Invited lecture summer course Longitudinal Analysis of Historical Demographic Data.
  • C.A. Mandemakers (2011, januari 19). LINKS. Linking Historical Registrations into Families and Pedigrees. Leuven, Belgium, Bijeenkomst Wetenschappelijke Onderzoeksgemeenschap (WOG), Historische Demografie.
  • C.A. Mandemakers (2010, oktober 19). Large Historical Databases with Longitudinal Micro Data: International Perspectives and New Developments. Vienna, Invited lecture: Supporting Digital Humanities (first conference organised jointly by CLARIN and DARIAH).
  • C.A. Mandemakers (2010, mei 19). Gathering student data from the perspective of existing databases (HSN and LINKS). Utrecht, Symposium: Digitale Databases en Universiteitsgeschiedenis.
  • C.A. Mandemakers (2010, juni 10). International Perspectives and New Developments with Longitudinal Historical Databases. Tromso, Invited lecture Norwegian Historical Population Register, workshop on Data Structures.
  • C.A. Mandemakers (2010, juni 18). HSN. Historische Steekproef Nederlandse bevolking. Amsterdam, Presentatie ter gelegenheid nominatie DANS Dataprijs 2010.
  • C.A. Mandemakers (2010, september 20). Large Historical Databases with Longitudinal Micro Data: International Perspectives and New Developments. Paris, Invited lecture: Centre Rouland Mousnier, Université de Paris IV, workshop Phénomènes de Parenté et Informatique: Nouvelles Perspectives.
  • C.A. Mandemakers (2010, december 10). De Historische Steekproef Nederland. Den Haag, Lecture: werkconferentie Biografisch Portaal, Koninklijke Bibliotheek.
  • C.A. Mandemakers (2009). Pluizen in oude stambomen. Over LINKS in Experiment NL: Wetenschap in Nederland, deel 2: Diemen (2009, mei 8 - 2009, mei 8).
  • C.A. Mandemakers & U. Bosma (2009, december 4). Opting for the Indies: Het profijt van een koloniale beroepscarrière. Tilburg, Lezing: Tweede dag van de Historische Demografie, Universiteit van Tilburg.
  • C.A. Mandemakers (2009, februari 20). LINKing System for Historical Family Reconstruction. Den Haag, Kick-off meeting CATCH Plus, Gemeentehuis Den Haag.
  • C.A. Mandemakers (2009, juli 22). Longitudinal Analysis of Historical Demographic Data. Ann Arbor, Invited lecture Summer Course Longitudinal Analysis of Historical Demographic Data.
  • C.A. Mandemakers (2009, januari 13). LINKS: linken van GENLIAS en andere indexen van de Nederlandse Burgerlijke Stand. Leuven, Workshop: Wetenschappelijke Onderzoeksgemeenschap (WOG), Historische Demografie.
  • C.A. Mandemakers & J. Kok (2009). Life Curses of Stayers and Movers compared, Netherlands, 1850-2000. Conference: 33rd Social Science History: Miami (2008, oktober 23 - 2006, oktober 26).
  • C.A. Mandemakers (2009, januari 21). Structuring and Standardizing Longitudinal Historical Data. Working with an Intermediate Data Structure (IDS). Rostock, Lecture: Max-Planck-Institut für Demografische Forschung.
  • C.A. Mandemakers (2008). Working with Intermediate Structures as a Condition for Easy Building of Datasets from Historical Longitudinal Databases. workshop Internationalizing Historical Longitudinal Databases: Ann Arbor (2008, april 30 - 2008, mei 2).
  • C.A. Mandemakers (2008, oktober 23). Discussant round table `Recent Advances in Systematic Record Linkage with Large Databases. Miami, Conference: 33rd Social Science History.
  • C.A. Mandemakers (2008). Intermediate Data Structure (IDS): Goals and New Structure. Pre-conference 33rd Social Science History: Historical Longitudinal Databases: Miami (2008, oktober 22 - 2008, oktober 22).

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