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Dr Sophie Oosterwijk

Dr Sophie Oosterwijk

Honorary Research Fellow

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Dr Sophie Oosterwijk has a double PhD in art history (Leicester) and English literature (Leiden). She specialises in portraiture and representation, death and commemoration in European art. Medieval, Netherlandish and Dutch seventeenth-century art are among her other specialist interests. She has published widely, including two co-edited volumes on the production of tomb sculpture in England and Wales in the fourteenth century (2010) and on the danse macabre in medieval and early modern Europe (2011). She was previously a research coordinator for the Dutch MeMO (Medieval Memoria Online) project at Utrecht University and contributed to the online database, which was launched in 2013. After co-editing the international peer-reviewed journal Church Monuments for many years, she is now Vice President of The Church Monuments Society.

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