Margit van der Steen

Since 2011, Margit van der Steen has been working at Huygens Institute as managing director of the national Political History Research School (OPG). In 2024 she became treasurer to the Association for Political History. 

Her research and publications are in the fields of political history, biography and gender issues. 

Recent publications include ‘Housewives in politics: Local pioneers in the Netherlands after the enfranchisementJournal of Modern European History 18:3 (2020) 264-268; The Ideal of Parliament in Europe since 1800 (Cham: Palgrave Macmillan 2019) edited with R. Aerts, et al.