Bas van Bavel

Titels Prof. dr.
Initials B.J.P.
Main position Faculteitshoogleraar UU
Disciplines Economics and Business Administration
  History and philosophy of the humanities
  Modern and contemporary history
  Middle Ages
Chair Transities van economie en samenleving
Division Humanities and Social Sciences Division
Section History Section
Membership Member
Since 2013
Employed by Universiteit Utrecht, Faculteit Geesteswetenschappen
Departement Geschiedenis, Afdeling Economische en Sociale Geschiedenis
Drift 6
3512 BS Utrecht
tel.  030 253 6472
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Bas van Bavel whose innovative and interdisciplinary research has given us a new perspective on the economic history of the Middle Ages. His research covers the early Middle Ages to the Modern Age and stretches from the Low Countries to Iraq. Van Bavel’s analysis of the pre-industrial economy has fundamentally changed our view of the role of markets.