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Tim Riswick (EN)

Name: Tim Riswick
Date of Birth:
Town: Elst (The Netherlands)
Education: Bachelor History (Erasmus: Glasgow University) & Researchmaster Historical Studies (research internship Stanford University) both at the Radboud University Nijmegen.
Employed: PhD-Candidate at the department of Economic, Social and Demographic History at the Radboud University Nijmegen & Boardmember Collection at the Museum de Kantfabriek (Horst).

E-mail: Tim Riswick

Short Biography
Tim Riswick, MA (1989) studied History in Nijmegen between 2008 and 2013. He graduated cum laude from the research master Historical Studies, specializing in Historical Demographics. He wrote his master thesis about child mortality in the region Hai-shan (Taiwan) and titled it: Gender versus Adoption. Determinants and Patterns of Infant and Child Mortality in Hai-shan, 1906-1945. Since september 2013 he started his PhD project with a grant from the N.W. Posthumus Institute. His project mainly focuses on child and youth mortality in Taiwan and the Netherlands, and the influence siblings on mortality outcomes. Moreover, he also investigates if family systems, and regional variations of family systems, play an important role in the observed mortality regimes in Taiwan and the Netherlands.


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