Discussieavond n.a.v. nieuwe publicatie prof. Floris Cohen: ‘De ideale universiteit. Ontwerp van een uitvoerbaar alternatief’ – Amsterdam 20 February 2020

Op 11 februari komt van de oud-voorzitter van het Huizinga Instituut, prof. Floris Cohen, een boekje uit onder de titel De ideale universiteit. Ontwerp van een uitvoerbaar alternatief. De uitgever is Prometheus. Op 20 februari wordt er in De Rode Hoed te Amsterdam een discussie-avond aan gewijd (alle informatie hier). Wie een indruk wil krijgen […]

CFP: International Conference Cultural perceptions of safety (DL: 1/6/2020)

On Thursday 21st and Friday 22nd of January 2021, the Humanities Department of the Open University of the Netherlands organizes the international conference ‘Cultural perceptions of safety. Reflecting on modern and pre-modern feelings of safety in literature, philosophy, art and history’. We cordially invite scholars from various disciplines to send in their proposal for paper […]

Conference “The Stage of War: Academic and Popular Representations of Large-Scale Conflicts” – 26-27 March 2020, Rotterdam

International conference “The Stage of War: Academic and Popular Representations of Large-Scale Conflicts“- 26-27 March 2020, Erasmus University Rotterdam Visit the conference website for more information and registration. The Stage of War conference aims to stimulate an exchange between academic and popular approaches to the representation of violent conflicts. We hereby would like you invite you […]

Call for applications 2020 UCSIA Summer School: ‘Religion, Mobility & Politics’ – DL: 15 March 2020

The UCSIA summer school Religion, Culture & Society focuses on religious change in an international, global context. With globalization touching all aspects of our lives, religion(s) and religious socio-cultural praxis (re-)negotiate their relevance in our societies today. The UCSIA summer school 2020 is the second edition in the three-year-cycle on “Religion & Mobility”. The central aim is to discuss […]

CFP: Trajecta Congres 2020 – Religie en revolutie. De jaren zestig en de religiegeschiedenis van de Lage Landen (DL: 15 February 2020)

English follows Dutch CALL FOR PAPERS TRAJECTA CONGRES 2020 Religie en revolutie. De jaren zestig en de religiegeschiedenis van de Lage Landen De jaren zestig worden in de historiografie en de publieke herinnering gezien als een periode van grote maatschappelijke veranderingen. Dit geldt in het bijzonder voor religiegeschiedenis, waar niemand rond begrippen als ‘ontzuiling’, ‘ontkerkelijking’, […]

Call for applications: Rijksmuseum Fellowship Programme 2020-2021 – DL: 19 January 2020

The Rijksmuseum welcomes international, independent research proposals which open new perspectives on the Rijksmuseum’s collection, its history and activities. The purpose of the Fellowship Programme is to encourage and support scholarly investigation, and to contribute to academic discourses while strengthening bonds between the museum and universities. The programme enables highly talented candidates to base part […]

Cultural History – New Editors Sought

General Editor The journal Cultural History is seeking to appoint one new general editor to its board, and is especially interested in a scholar specializing in Central or Eastern Europe during the modern/late modern period. Historians as well as contextually oriented scholars in literary studies, cultural studies, art history, and related fields are welcome to apply.  Cultural History, the peer-reviewed journal of the International Society for Cultural […]

CFP: RSPH 2020 Spring Conference “Work in progress: power and politics from a historical perspective” – 23-24 April 2020

 RSPH 2020 Spring Conference “Work in progress: power and politics from a historical perspective” When 23-24 April 2020 Where Utrecht University Why Present your research and build your network. What This two-day conference, organized by the Research School Political History, offers all PhD candidates and research master students working on the history of power and […]

Call for Apllicants: PhD researchers European University Institute in Florence – DL: 31 January 2020

Doctoral Programme in History and Civilization The Department of History and Civilization encourages our Ph.D. researchers to think beyond boundaries, offering them exceptional opportunities to study global connections within early modern and modern European history. Each of our researchers works closely with both a supervisor and a second reader in the department. The careful and expert […]

Workshop for PhD’s: building datasets with Nodegoat – 16 January 2020, Amsterdam

January 16 2020 Workshop building datasets with Nodegoat Location Huygens ING Oudezijds Achterburgwal 185 1001 EW Amsterdam Start/end 09:00 – 17:00 Thinking about building a dataset for your historical research? And aspiring to explore, analyse and visualise your data through networks, time and space?  Nodegoat is an online, free and accessible object-oriented database tool that […]

NWO Synergy Conference 2020: Changing Societies – 6 February 2020, Hilversum

On 6 February 2020 researchers, directors, policy makers and professionals from societal organisations involved in SSH research will meet during this thought-provoking and inspiring conference ‘Changing Societies’. Find all information here. Our world is changing constantly. This affects the Social Sciences and Humanities in many different ways: the main societal issues we focus on, the […]

Global Intellectual History Seminar: “‘Doubts about man’: Apes and global markets in Enlightenment debates” – Lecture by Silvia Sebastiani (EHESS, Paris) – Amsterdam, 31 March 2020

When: 31 March 2020, 16.00-17.30 Where: Amsterdam, Universiteitsbibliotheek, Potgieterzaal Abstract: t.b.a. Biography Silvia Sebastiani is “maître de conférences” (associate professor) at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris. She obtained her PhD at the European University Institute with a thesis on race and gender in the Scottish Enlightenment. Her book The Scottish Enlightenment. […]

Conference ‘Blasphemy and Violence. Interdependencies since 1760’ – Ghent (Belgium), 5 March 2020

Conference ‘Blasphemy and Violence. Interdependencies since 1760’ – 5 March 2020 – Ghent (Belgium)   On the 5th of March 2020, Liberas (Ghent, Belgium), in conjunction with the School of History, Religion and Philosophy at Oxford Brookes University (Oxford, United Kingdom) and the Leibniz Institute of European History (Mainz, Germany), organises an international colloquium devoted […]