The Netherlands, 1950
biographer, historian of science

Willem Otterspeer

Willem Otterspeer has been Professor of University History at Leiden University since 1997. He investigates the lives of prominent Leiden professors. Otterspeer wrote the biographies Bolland (1995), Hermans in Hout (2010) and De hand van Huizinga (2009), and in 2005 published the third volume of Groepsportret met dame, a history of Leiden University. Reading Huizinga is discussed in detail in Nexus Review.

Published in

Journal Nexus
2010 or Earlier

Nexus 5