Ms J. (Janna) Coomans MA
Faculty of Humanities
1012 CX Amsterdam
Janna Coomans is a PhD Candidate at the School for Historical Studies, University of Amsterdam. Her four-year research project "Public Health in the Late Medieval Urban Low Countries” (start Semptember 2013) investigates the practices of various agents to promote communal health and sanitation in the material context of premodern urban space. The project aims to contribute to our understanding of health challenges facing late medieval urban communities and the ways they confronted these issues. She has published on premodern public health as well as public history.
- Boerhout, L. A., Witty, T., & Coomans, J. (2015). Versterk de positie van de promovendus. Folia.