PhD defence Rena Bood (UvA) – 1 May 2020

Between Hispanophobia and Hispanophilia: The Spanish Fascination in English and Dutch 17th-century Literature. Promotor: prof. dr. J.T. Leerssen, copromotor: dr. Y. Rodríguez Pérez Until recently, the image of Spain in early-modern literature has primarily been discussed in line with the Black Legend narrative. This negative image of Spain and the Spaniard, however, was not the […]

PhD defence Anna-Luna Post (UU) – 30 September 2020

Claiming Fame for Galileo: Reputation and Scholarly Credibility in Early Modern Italy   Op 30 september verdedigt Anna-Luna Post haar proefschrift getiteld ‘Claiming Fame for Galileo: Reputation and Scholarly Credibility in Early Modern Italy’ in het Academiegebouw. Wat betekent roemcultuur voor de wetenschap? Hoe word je beroemd als wetenschapper, en hoe stuurt dit onze kennis? […]

RMA Thematic course: ‘Gender, Sexuality and Generation: history van geslacht op geslacht’ (6 ECTS)

RMA Thematic course: ‘Gender, Sexuality and Generation: history van geslacht op geslacht’ (6 ECTS) Dates & time: 6 November  2020 –  8 January 2021 (see schedule below) Venue: Online/Utrecht University Open to: RMa Students who are a member of a Dutch Graduate Research School (onderzoekschool) and PhD candidates. RMa Students who are members of the […]

Huizinga workshops/course (1-5 ECTS): “The Sensory Archive: Reading, transcribing, and preparing Early Modern manuscript recipes”

In 2020-2021, the Huizinga Instituut Working Group ‘Visual and Material Culture’ organises a series of workshops, that can be followed separately or as a 5-ECTS course: The Sensory Archive: Reading, transcribing, and preparing Early Modern manuscript recipes Dates & time: 3 November 2020, 16 & 17 February 2021, 13 April 2021 – 10AM-16PM Location: Amsterdam City […]

Colloquium ‘Medical history meets…. Medical philosophy’ – Friday 18 september 2020

Medical history meets…. Medical philosophy Colloquium organized by the working group ‘History, Health and Healing’ Time: Friday 18 September 2020, 13.00-16.00 pm Location: online (technical support of the Huizinga Institute) Many disciplines reflect on the theory and practice of medicine and health care. Medical history is doing so historically: medical historians are curious to know […]

Masterclass ‘The Sciences of Sexual Desire’ by Dr Jacob Stegenga (University of Cambridge) – 18 September 2020 – 1 ECTS

Masterclass ‘The Sciences of Sexual Desire’ by Dr Jacob Stegenga (University of Cambridge) Organised by the working group History, Health and Healing, under the auspices of the Huizinga Instituut Date & time: Friday 18 September 2020 – Masterclass in the morning, lecture and discussion in the afternoon (specific time schedule below) Venue: online Masterclass open […]

Call for proposals: Organise your own Huizinga Institute Masterclass, Workshop, Atelier or Seminar (ReMa/PhD level)

Application procedure: fill out our application form and send it to huizinga@uu.nl Application deadline: 1 September 2020. The Huizinga Institute offers Research Master students and PhD candidates , as well as senior members, the opportunity to organise a masterclass, workshop, Atelier or Seminar about a subject of their choosing within the field of cultural history. […]

Huizinga/NICA Workshop: ‘Museums and the circulation of knowledge’ – 28 September 2020

Museums and the circulation of knowledge 28 September 2020, 10.00 – 17.00 Venue: Rijksmuseum Open to: PhD candidates and RMA students who are a member of the Huizinga Institute or NICA Credits: 1 ECTS Coordination: Eve Kalyva (UvA) Maximum no. of participants: 12 Language: English Registration: Unfortunately this event is fully booked. Email huizinga@uu.nl for a […]

Huizinga/KNIR/Hertziana course ‘Cultures of Science and Art in Rome, 1400-1900’ (13-23 May 2021) – Deadline for applications: 22 January 2021

Apple before 22 January 2021 via the KNIR website. Course Content As city of the pope, Rome has been an important religious and artistic center since the Middle Ages. It is less well known that Rome has also been a center of scientific research and the visualization thereof. This fact has been undervalued because of […]