Course Oral History and Life Stories

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.

Masterclass – Professor Yasmin Haskell

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?