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.
16 & 17 October 2018 | Hilversum
At this conference third-year PhD candidates from all over the country who are member of the Huizinga Institute got the chance to give a presentation on (a part of) their research.
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.
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.
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.
Maart 2019 | Universiteit van Amsterdam
Waar moet een wetenschappelijke recensie idealiter aan voldoen? Aan de hand van voorbeelden en zelfgeschreven werk gaan studenten samen met Ieme van der Poel in dit atelier op zoek naar een antwoord op deze vraag.
13 t/m 27 mei 2019 | Koninklijk Nederlands Instituut te Rome
Sinds de klassieke oudheid is Rome vrijwel onafgebroken bezocht, bewonderd en soms bekritiseerd door pelgrims, reizigers en toeristen. Tijdens deze cursus wordt uitgebreid ingegaan op allerhande vragen die daaromtrent gesteld kunnen worden.
June & July 2019 | Utrecht
Worldwide, intellectual history is moving into new, exciting directions. During this Summer School, meant for RMa students and PhD candidates, diverse methods and insights of this field will be discussed and analysed comprehensively.
Spring 2019 | Utrecht
More information to be announced soon.
27 August 2018 | Amsterdam
Are the books we choose to study from previous centuries chosen because contemporaries recognised them as important or because they reflect our current preoccupations? And how can we know which books past societies particularly valued? These troubling questions – troubling not least because they are so routinely ignored – are the subject of this workshop.