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PhD Core Course 3: Huizinga PhD Conference at Dominicanenklooster Huissen [online]

The two-day Huizinga Institute PhD conference takes place once or twice a year. In their third year, PhDs present part of their research (2 EC) on the conference. Their talks will be discussed by co-referents (who have been invited by the candidates themselves) and the audience. PhDs are encouraged to participate every year as auditors. RMa students are invited to participate at least once as auditors and write a short report on the conference (1 EC).

Attending as an auditor

Due to the coronavirus measures, the conference will be online. If you are interested in joining, please register below.

Preliminary Programme 

Tuesday 13 October 2020

Chair: Prof. Arnoud Visser

10:15 Welcome and introduction

10:30 Workshop by Dr Griet Coupé: How to give Effective Feedback

 11:30  Larissa Schulte Nordholt (Leiden University)
The concept of ‘Europe’ within the General History of Africa. What to do with the history of colonization and decolonization?
Referent: Dr Walter Nkwi Gam (UL)

12:30 Lunch

13:45 Paul Hulsenboom (Radboud University)
Close Others: Poles through Dutch Eyes in the Seventeenth Century
Referent: Dr Dirk van Miert (UU)

14:45 Steije Hofhuis (Utrecht University)
Viral’ hunts? A cultural Darwinian analysis of witch persecutions
Referent: Dr Hans de Waardt (VU)

15:45 Coffee and tea

16:00 Ayşenur Korkmaz (University of Amsterdam) [online]
‘Sacred’ Journeys ‘Sacred’ Destinations: Ottoman-Armenian Roots Tourism in Eastern Turkey
Referent: Prof. Irene Stengs (VU) [online]

17:00 Bob Pierik (University of Amsterdam)
Speed in the street. Vehicle culture in early modern Amsterdam
Referent: Dr Jaap Evert Abrahamse (RCE)


Wednesday 14 October 2020

Chair: Fons Meijer MA

 10:15 Anne van Veen (Utrecht University)
E is for Ethics? The Formation of Animal Experimental Committees in the Netherlands
Referent: Dr Frans Stafleu (UU)

11:15 Didi van Trijp (Leiden University)
Marcus Élieser Bloch’s Fish Collection and the Politics of Preservation in Eighteenth-Century Europe
Referent: Dr Marieke Hendriksen (HuC KNAW)

12:15 Lunch

13:45 Cora van de Poppe (Utrecht University)
Reader Management in P.C. Hooft’s Prose: Material and Linguistic Approaches
Referent: Prof. Johan Koppenol (VU)

14:45 Frank Birkenholz (University of Groningen)
A ferocious paper consumer: the VOC’s acquisition and distribution of paper
Referent: Dr Djoeke van Netten (UvA)

15:45 Closing remarks

Register (9/10 spaces left)

Bookings are closed for this course.