Timon de Groot


Timon de Groot is researcher at the IISH. Currently he works on a history of the Dutch Labour Authority (Nederlandse Arbeidsinspectie). His previous work focused on the history of crime and punishment in Germany, flexible work arrangements in the Netherlands and the politics of natural gas extraction.
Timon de Groot obtained his MA in history (2013) and his MA in philosophy (2012) at University of Amsterdam, and his PhD in history (2018) at the Humboldt University of Berlin.
A book edition, based on his PhD research, will be published in April 2023 by Berghahn Books: Citizens into Dishonored Felons. Felony Disenfranchisement, Honor, and Rehabilitation in Germany, 1806-1933.

PublicationsTimon de Groot – Research output — Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW)

Other publications: 
On flexible work in the Netherlands:

“Part-Time Employment in the Breadwinner Era: Dutch Employers’ Initiatives to Control Female Labor Force Participation, 1945–1970,” Enterprise & Society (2022). https://doi.org/10.1017/eso.2022.12

“Making Part-Time Work a Fully-Fledged Alternative: How the Dutch Social Partners Responded to a Dual Labour Market, 1966–1993,” Labor History, 62(5–6) (2021), 762–780. https://doi.org/10.1080/0023656X.2021.1994533

On crime and punishment in Germany and the Netherlands:

“The Criminal Registry in the German Empire: The ‘Cult of Previous Convictions’ and the Offender’s Right to Be Forgotten,” German History, 39(3) (2021), 358–376.

“Politieke misdadigers of eerloze criminelen? De invloed van de opstanden van 1848/49 op de plaats van het begrip eerloosheid in het Duits en Nederlands strafrecht,” Tijdschrift Voor Geschiedenis, 132(1) (2019), 21–47.

Timon de Groot