Winter School Rome – Cities, Borders and Identities. Towards an Interdisciplinary Approach

Date: 18-26 November 2017 Venue: Royal Dutch Institute Rome (KNIR), Via Omero 12, 00197 Roma Open to: RMa students and PhD candidates, as well as to early career researcher in the Humanities and Social Sciences, working on historical or contemporary urban contexts Fee: See below Credits: 6 ECTS Administrative coordination: Milou van Hout, Enno Maessen, Tymen Peverelli […]

Special issue – Media History

Managing the News in Early Modern Europe Guest-edited by Helmer Helmers and Michiel Van Groesen Deze special issue is verschenen naar aanleiding van de Summer School – News and the Changing Culture of Public Information, welke in juni 2014 gehouden werd. Het nummer is te vinden via:  

Heritage & Memory Theory Seminar

Spring 2017, 31 March – 2 June 2017
The analytical study of heritage and memory studies poses particular problems of method for all, from beginners to very experienced scholars. Due to its fundamental interdisciplinary, transnational and comparative nature, this seminar devises a specific format that explicitly addresses the methodological ins and outs of heritage and memory studies. We will critically examine the dynamics of the past from the perspective of tangible and intangible remnants, spaces and traces as well as the politics of forgetting and heritage appropriations, significations, musealizations and mediatization in the present.

PhD Defense Ceremony – Marije Hristova (Maastricht University)

Reimagining Spain: Transnational Entanglements and Remembrance of the Spanish Civil War since 1989 Date: 20 October, 2016 Time: 14:00h Venue: Aula, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht Supervisors: Prof. Georgi Verbeeck & Prof. Kiran Klaus Patel Since 1989, Spain has gone through a process of re-emergence of the memories of the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939) and Francoism (1939-1975). These […]

Joris Oddens wint Dirk Jacob Veegensprijs

In het historische Hodshon Huis te Haarlem heeft Joris Oddens op dinsdag 27 september de Dirk Jacob Veegensprijs in ontvangst genomen. Hij heeft deze prijs gekregen voor zijn gepubliceerde werk en in het bijzonder voor Pioniers in schaduwbeeld. Het eerste parlement van Nederland 1796-1798. Dit proefschrift over de politieke cultuur van de wetgevende vergaderingen ten […]

Course Oral History and Life Stories

19 & 26 January and 2, 9 & 16 February 2017
Historians and others who interview about the past often talk about memory and how they are informed by memory, while they know memory is a difficult and problematic source of historical knowledge. During this course we shall concentrate on the use of memory in historical research. We will investigate the various efforts to create a more systematic and theoretically grounded approach than ‘just talking about days long gone’.

Masterclass Thomas Maissen and Wyger Velema

Visualizing Politics: Working with Images in Intellectual History Date: November 7, 2016 Time: 9:30-17:00 Venue: Potgieterzaal, University Library, Singel 425, 1012 WP Amsterdam Open to:  RMa students and PhD candidates Fee (non-members): 50 euro Credits: 1 ECTS for contributors, none for auditors Coordination: Lisa Kattenberg (UvA) and Lina Weber (UvA) Registration (Contributors can register by sending an email to Register […]

Conference – Life Writing and European Identities (A.S. Byatt)

November 16 , 2016
The British novelist A.S. Byatt will receive the 2016 Erasmus Prize for her contribution to the genre of life writing. To mark this occasion, Praemium Erasmianum, the Huizinga Instituut voor Cultuurgeschiedenis and the Onderzoekschool Literatuurwetenschap (OSL) are organizing a one-day seminar to examine the role of life writing in the construction of European identities.

Masterclass – Kathy Eden (Columbia Univ. New York)

November 4, 2016
Kathy H. Eden (Professor of English Literature and Professor of Classics, Columbia University) specializes in Renaissance humanism, history of rhetoric, hermeneutics, ancient literary theory, and history of classical scholarship. She studies the history of rhetorical and poetic theory in antiquity, including late antiquity, and the Renaissance, within the larger context of intellectual history and with an emphasis on the problems of reception. Her current project explores epistolary theory and the construction of letter collections in antiquity and the Renaissance.

PhD Conference Autumn 2016

4 & 5 Oktober 2016
Tijdens dit symposium presenteren derdejaars promovendi van diverse universiteiten (een deel van) hun onderzoek. In deze presentatie komen het doel, de probleemstelling en de gebruikte methode van onderzoek aan de orde.

Masterclass Prof. Michael Rothberg (University of California)

September 23, 2016
This masterclass is organized by The Huizinga Institute and The Amsterdam School for Heritage, Memory and Material Culture (AHM) at the University of Amsterdam, Utrecht Forum for Memory Studies at Utrecht University, and Royal Netherlands Historical Society (KNHG). Masterclass Coordinator: Dr. Ihab Saloul
The Masterclass is fully booked, please send us an e-mail with your name, university and research school. We will put you on our waiting list.