Huizinga Institute Conference – Narratives of War

Narratrives of War-1

Amsterdam, 24-26 February 2016 The Huizinga Institute is celebrating its twentieth birthday. As part of the celebrations it will host an international conference in Amsterdam, partly in commemoration of 1914-18, on ‘Narratives of War’. War has been set down, recorded, and narrated for thousands of years, from Thucydides to Tolstoy, in fiction, non-fiction, museums and in…  lees meer →

RMa Course – Cultures of reading


Date: Friday April 29, 2016 – Friday June 17, 2016. Exact dates TBA Time: 13.15 – 17.00 Venue: University of Amsterdam, TBA Open to: RMa Students, who are a member of a Dutch Graduate Research School (onderzoekschool). RMa Students who are members of the Huizinga Institute will have first access; PhD candidates can attend as…  lees meer →

Masterclass Prof. Catherine Saucier (Arizona State University)


Multiplicity, Meaning, and Interpretive Community: Reading Fifteenth- and Sixteenth-Century Motets Date: 18-19 February 2016 Time: 18 February, 16.15-19.00 hours; 19 February, 9-13 Venue: Utrecht University (18 February: Kromme Nieuwegracht 80, Ravensteynzaal (1.06); 19 February: Janskerkhof 2-3, 3512 BK Utrecht, room 115) Credits: 1-2 Open to: Research MA students in Musicology and in the Humanities Fee…  lees meer →

Graduate Lecture by James Turner


Putting the Cart before the Horse: Graduate Education and Discipline Formation in the Humanities. Date/Time: Wednesday February 3, 16.00-17.30 Venue: University of Amsterdam, Bungehuis, room 101 Programme: Welcome, Interview of professor Turner, Lecture, Discussion, Drinks More information —> If you plan to come – please notify us through Facebook (, or email (FGW Graduate School…  lees meer →

CCO II – Anxiety with Sources


Anxiety with Sources Date: 1 February 2016 Time: 10.00 – 17.00h Location: University of Amsterdam. University Library – Belle van Zuylenzaal, Singel 425, Amsterdam. Participants: PhD students (2nd year and on) who are affiliated with the Huizinga Instituut Registration Teacher: Joep Leerssen Theme: De tension between the usage of sources (secundary literature) on the one hand, and a researcher’s…  lees meer →

Cursus – Rome lezen: de toeristische stad


Datum: 2 tot 16 mei 2016 Locatie: Koninklijk Nederlands Instituut te Rome Voor: Promovendi en ReMa-studenten die lid zijn van het Huizinga Instituut (Italiaanse taalkennis niet nodig) Credits: 6 ECTS (beschikbaar op verzoek) Voertaal: Nederlands Coördinatie: Prof.dr. Jan Hein Furnée (RU) Docenten: Prof. dr. Jan Hein Furnée (RU), prof. dr. Harald Hendrix (KNIR) en gastdocenten Registratie:…  lees meer →

Course Oral History and Life Stories (February-March 2016)

Oral History

Course Oral History and Life Stories Candidates: PhD candidates and advanced RMa students Credits: 3 ECTS Data: 4, 11, 15, 25 February 2016 & 3 March 2016 Time: 13:00 – 16:30 Location: University of Amsterdam: 4 February 2016 – University Library, Singel 425 Amsterdam – Belle van Zuylenzaal 11 February 2016 – University Library, Singel 425 Amsterdam…  lees meer →