Thimo de Nijs

Thimo de Nijs

24 September

Failed Architecture


Thimo de Nijs (1966) is one of the co-authors of the second part of the History of Scheveningen (Zwolle 2014). From 2007 he worked as a management consultant and senior policy advisor Culture of the Municipality of The Hague.

He studied (social)history at the universities of Rotterdam, Bielefeld and Lyon. After having his scholarship at the European University Institute in Florence, he received his PhD in 2001 on ‘In veilige haven’. The family life of the wealthy Rotterdam commons, 1815-1890 (Nijmegen 2001). He was editor and co-author of the three-part History of Holland (Hilversum 2000-2002) and the third part of The Hague and History of the town (Zwolle 2006). From 2003, he has published on the history of the middle class and consumption in the twentieth century.