PhD candidate

Milan van Lange (1992) studied History and Presented History (cum laude) at the Radboud University of Nijmegen. He wrote his master thesis on the Dutch pavilion at the New York World’s Fair of 1939. He is interested in modern history, representations of the past, links between past, present and future, past emotions, digital humanities research, digitized sources and digital text analysis.

Milan is currently working as a PhD candidate at the NIOD and Utrecht University. In his research project ‘War and Emotions’ he investigates emotional expressions in political and public debates related to World War II. He is especially interested in the use of innovative digital technologies in analysing digitized historical sources.  

Previous positions:

  • 2015-2016: Milan worked as an assistant on the research project from prof. dr. Ismee Tames. He focused on the integration of digital research methods in historical research and participated in the research programme: ‘Very ordinary or quite special? New views on people in the resistance during the German occupation of the Netherlands’.
  • 2014: As an intern at the NIOD for prof. dr. Ismee Tames, Milan worked on an exploration of the possibilities that ‘digital humanities’ have to offer.

Milan also has a website, the main purpose of this website is to have a place to store and share thoughts, work-in-progress, code, academic activities, talks, preliminary results, publications, etc.