January 2019 | Amsterdam
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.
Het Huizinga Instituut verhuist per 1 januari 2019 naar Utrecht, na 23 jaar in Amsterdam. Met dit symposium op woensdag 9 januari willen we deze verandering feestelijk markeren.
1 maart 2019, Amsterdam
Met Alle de Jonge, Peter Buijs en Wim Denslagen.
12 December 2018, Nijmegen
PhD Defense entitled ‘New Drugs for the Dutch Republic: The Commodification of Fever Remedies in the Netherlands (c. 1650-1800)’.
14 December 2018, Leiden
Huizinga member Monika Baár will argue in her inaugural lecture that time has come to go beyond Cold War binaries and biases. By taking as its vantage point the history of an understudies group – persons with disabilities – it will propose an alternative way for studying postwar European history.
9 November 2018, Amsterdam
Met lezingen van Dirk Schoon en Annette Faber.
13 December 2018, Antwerp
The masterclass New Trends in the History of Reading aims at presenting and discussing with ReMa and PhD students the newest development in the study and reconstruction of reading activities in premodern Europe.
9 November 2018 | Amsterdam
Participants in this masterclass are invited to explore the emotions in the early modern classroom, academy, and Republic of Letters. How were the emotions (/passions) harnessed in education and science in the early modern period and which emotions or temperaments were especially associated with scholars and scientists?
10 December 2018 | Amsterdam
This public lecture will reflect on the state of the (historical) academy regarding the ‘Idea of Decolonisation’ and raise the question what it means to attempt a ‘Decolonisation of Knowledge’.
21 November 2018 | Amsterdam
In this workshop particular attention will be paid to issues such as the dynamics among regional, national and transnational identities, the relevance of societies for the formation of collective identities, and the problem of archiving the collections of such societies in a digital age.
8 November 2018 | Amsterdam
This workshop focuses on hidden and forgotten stories at historical crossroads, with a special focus on the African diaspora and discourses on race.
10 December 2018 | Amsterdam
The aim of this workshop is to revisit the state of the art on theories of decolonisation of mind and knowledge.
January-May 2019 | Utrecht & Amsterdam
Course for first-year PhD students, affiliated with the Huizinga Institute.
May 2019 | University of Amsterdam
The intellectual engagement with heritage and memory concepts and the ideas they develop is both necessary and often, quite problematic. In this 5-day seminar the collective effort to deal with this issue is as important as the acquisition of knowledge.
Spring 2019 | University of Amsterdam
Workshop about the tension between the usage of sources on the one hand, and a researcher’s will to present a completely original research on the other hand.