The HSN offers a representative sample of about 78.000 people born in the Netherlands during the period 1812-1922. The HSN-database containing individual life-courses is a unique tool for research in Dutch history and demography.
Marco van Leeuwen
On 7 March 2013, Marco H.D. van Leeuwen held his inaugural speech at the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences of Utrecht University. The title of his lecture was 'Historische sociologie'.
CLARIAH grant for HSN
HSN has received a grant of € 100,000 seed money from the CLARIAH project. The project will research and demonstrate the possibilities of extending and combining the HSN database with the LINKS database for the province of Zeeland.
More information on HSN LINKS Zeeland (HLZ).
On the HSN pages:
More about HSN, its history and activities.
Information about the HSN data, the sources and the structure.
Research projects, making use of HSN data.
Products, such as releases, publications and presentations.
Links to other sources on the internet.
See also: Life Courses in Context. A collaboratory based on Dutch population registers and censuses (19th and 20th century). An overview of the data.