Suzanne Kooloos is working on her PhD project “Paper, Bubble and Wind Trade”: Economies of Theatre in the Dutch Republic, supervised by Prof. Dr. Jan Lazardig (FU). She studied (visual) repertoires of foolishness and its connections to money, trade and speculation at the HAB with a young scholar fellowship.


Research topics

  • Theatre History/Historiography
  • Cultural History of the early modern period
  • Theatricality
  • Visual and literary histories of financial speculation
  • Foolishness and financial speculation


Special Focus on image cultures

Early modern visual cultures of financial speculation. Main expertise: pictorial works related to the stock market (or “wind trade”) crash of 1720.



  • Amber Oomen-Delhaye: De Amsterdamse Schouwburg als politiek strijdtoneel (Book review), in: Spiegel der Letteren 1 (2020): 79-81.
  • (together with) Jeroen Luyckx: The Textual Source for Philips Galle’s Head of a Reveller, in: Print Quarterly XXXV.4 (2018): 426-427.
  • Sacha Bulthuis, in: Els Kloek (ed.), 1001 vrouwen in de 20ste eeuw, Nijmegen: Vantilt, 2018: 1477.
  • Auf der Suche, in: Theater der Zeit (2013): 38-39.


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