Lecture Mary Laven (University of Cambridge) – Miracles and the devotional Renaissance in Italy


Date/Time: Friday September 19th, 15:15-17:00 Venue: Leiden University, Gravensteen 1.11, Leiden Across the Italian peninsula, the second half of the fifteenth century witnessed an extraordinary flowering of miracles. New cults grew up around miraculous images of the Virgin Mary and – from the 1490s – the walls of shrines were covered with painted tablets that…  lees meer →

Seminar – Early popular visual culture: dissemination networks and image traditions, 1700-1914


Date: Friday 26 September, 9.30 until 16.30 hrs Location: Bijzondere Collecties UvA,  Turfmarkt 129, 1012 GC, Amsterdam, Van Leerzaal Credits for Huizinga-members: 1 ECTS Information and registration: please contact Dafna Ruppin (d.ruppin@uu.nl) This seminar is about  image traditions in print and film culture as well as on the infrastructure, that is the production, distribution and reception,…  lees meer →

Lecture Tim Barrett (SOAS University of London) – The Challenge of China to the Historian of Religion


Date/Time: Tuesday September 23rd, 15:15-17:00 hrs Venue: Leiden University, Gravensteen 1.11, Leiden Organizer: Leiden University Institute for Area Studies (LIAS) Tim Barrett has been studying the history of Chinese religion for over four decades, and from the start has been interested in the interrelationship between Buddhists, Daoists and Confucians. During that time our understanding of…  lees meer →

Atelier: Wetenschappelijk recenseren – prof. dr. Floris Cohen (UU) (6 maart 2015)


Wetenschappelijk recenseren – prof. dr. Floris Cohen (UU) Datum: 6 maart 2015 Tijd:10 – 17 uur Locatie: TBA Voor: promovendi en gevorderde RMa-studenten Fee (non members): € 50 Credits: 1 ECTS Coordinatie: prof. Floris Cohen i.s.m. het Huizinga Instituut Registratie:  nog niet mogelijk Maximum aantal deelnemers: 10.  Inschrijven vóór: 10 februari 2015 Wetenschappelijk recenseren Het schrijven…  lees meer →

NIAS workshop Emotion and Subjectivity, 1300-1900


Venue: NIAS (Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study) Date: September 29-30, 2014 The workshop brings together scholars from the Netherlands, the UK, and Germany, who are working on various historical and literary approaches to the study of emotions. During the two days in Wassenaar, participants will explore the ways in which emotion has been placed in dialogue with…  lees meer →