Irene van Renswoude
Award Name : Heineken Prizes
Year of Award : 2014
Award for : History
Location : The Hague, South Holland, Netherlands
Irene van Renswoude (46) is a postdoctoral researcher at the Huygens Institute for the History of the Netherlands in The Hague. She is receiving the 2014 Heineken Young Scientists Award for History for her study of the classical tradition of free speech and the processes of transformation by which it was transmitted to the Middle Ages.