On the 6th and 7th of April 2017, the Posthumus Institute organized its second seminar of the 2016 – 2017 Posthumus PhD Basic Training Programme in Groningen, the Netherlands. The N.W. Posthumus Institute is the research school for economic and social history in the Netherlands and Belgium. With its PhD training, the N.W. Posthumus Institute has contributed since 1988 to the successful completion of PhD dissertation projects.
Our researcher, Robin Philips, who was successfully accepted for the PhD Training Programme, presented in Groningen a minor paper about his PhD Research on the industrial development in the Netherlands and Belgium during the 19th and 20th century. In the upcoming Posthumus Conference (Cracow, November 2017), Robin will present more about his PhD research and his preliminary results.