The Origins of the End of the Ideology Debate: An Alternative History – Public lecture by Daniel Steinmetz-Jenkins (Yale University) – Utrecht

The Origins of the End of the Ideology Debate: An Alternative History| Public lecture by Daniel Steinmetz-Jenkins (Yale University)  Abstract: Proponents of the end of ideology thesis of the 1950s, such as Daniel Bell, Seymour M. Lipset and Raymond Aron, argued that the successes of post-War European welfare states proved that parliamentary forms of democracy […]

Humour in the Beginning: an international and interdisciplinary conference

English below Van 4-7 maart organiseren Dr. Roald Dijkstra en prof. Dr. Paul van der Velde (beiden Radboud Universiteit) een internationaal en interdisciplinair congres over de rol van humor in de beginfase van het christendom, de islam en Aziatische religies. De locatie is het Soeterbeeck centrum in Ravenstein, nabij Nijmegen. Praktische informatie is opgenomen in […]

CfP: UU Humanities Graduate Conference 2019: ‘Impact and the Future of the Humanities’ (DL: 15/2/2019)

What’s the Point? Impact and the Future of the Humanities Utrecht University Humanities Graduate Conference 2019 11 and 12 April 2019 Keynote speakers: Professor Simon During (School of Communication and Culture, University of Melbourne) and Professor Eleanora Belfiore (Communication, Media, Social and Policy Studies, Loughborough University). How should we deal with the question of “Impact” […]

UCEMS Publieksdag 2019 – 16 februari 2019: ‘Vrijheid en Vervolging: Tolerantie in Vroegmodern Europa’

Was er in de tolerante Republiek ruimte om openlijk over seks te spreken? Waarom werden heksen vervolgd in vroegmodern Europa? Waar lagen de grenzen over wat je wel en niet kon zeggen in die tijd? Deze en meer vragen zullen beantwoord worden op de aankomende publieksdag van het Utrecht Centre for Early Modern Studies (UCEMS). […]

UCEMS Annual Lecture 2019: Professor Amanda Pipkin, University of North Carolina Charlotte (5 March 2019)

Announcement: UCEMS Annual Lecture 2019   On Tuesday, March 5, 2019, the Utrecht Centre for Early Modern Studies (UCEMS) will hold its yearly public lecture:   Professor Amanda Pipkin, University of North Carolina Charlotte Studious Mothers and Nurturing Fathers: Articulating Middle-class, Reformed Identity in Sixteenth- and Seventeenth-century English and Dutch Domestic Advice     Date […]

Conference ‘Foreign Eyes on the Republic: European Perspectives on the Republic and the Dutch in the Long Eighteenth Century’ (21-22 February)

The conference ‘Foreign Eyes on the Republic: European Perspectives on the Republic and the Dutch in the Long Eighteenth Century’ focuses on the various European perspectives on the Dutch and the Dutch Republic in the long eighteenth century. It will take place on Thursday 21 and Friday 22 February, 2019, at the Radboud University Nijmegen, […]

Call for participation: Workshop Performance Historiography: ‘Examining Past Performances from a Present-day Perspective’ (Ghent University, 12-13 September)

Call for participation Workshop Performance Historiography: Examining Past Performances from a Present-day Perspective 12 & 13 September, Ghent University The interdisciplinary research groups THALIA and GEMS organise a workshop for early career researchers on the theme of performance historiography, considering theatre, music, rituals, religious processions, political demonstrations and other forms of performances in the past. […]

Call for Applications: PhD/ECR workshop ‘Empire’s Metropolitan Afterlives’ – UCL 5-6 June 2019 (DL: 25/2/2019)

On 5 and 6 June 2019, UCL History, in association with UCL Institute for Advanced Studies (IAS) and the UCL Festival of Culture 2019 will host a two-day workshop for 12 PhD candidates and/or recently completed PhDs (defined as being less than 12 months from defence of the viva by the application closing date) working […]

CfP: Tijdschrift voor Mediageschiedenis/Journal for Media History: Localities: Comparative Histories of Cinema Audiences (DL: 14/2/2019)

Tijdschrift voor Mediageschiedenis/Journal for Media History is seeking proposals for a special issue called Localities: Comparative Histories of Cinema Audiences. The social historiography of movie audiences has often relied on local case studies to understand how film became an ingrained part of everyday life in communities across the globe. In this vein, scholars have conducted […]

CfP: (Post)colonial foodways: creating, negotiating, and resisting transnational food systems (Deadline: 4/3/2019)

The Amsterdam Symposium on the History of Food is the annual international point of assembly and an exchange of knowledge in the field of the food history in the Netherlands. This year’s Symposium encourages scholars from all relevant fields of research to explore the continuing relevance of the links between (post)colonial studies and food history. […]

Workshop ‘Sex and Science in Early Modern Europe’ – 22 February 2019

CLUE+ and ACCESS (Amsterdam Center for Cross-disciplinary Emotion and Sensory Studies) invite you to a one-day Workshop on Sex and Science in Early Modern Europe Sex is a relatively recent invention. Reproduction is intrinsic in human beings, yet sex and sexuality are conceptual constructions of later ages. In the early modern period physicians, anatomists, philosophers […]

Symposium – Gedeelde Vroomheid. Memoria: Verleden, Heden en Toekomst

Utrecht, 15 februari 2019 Memoria: verleden, heden en toekomst. Dat is precies de functie van Memoria: het verbinden van het verleden met het heden en gebeurtenissen, objecten, mensen “onsterfelijk” maken door de herinnering levend te houden. In de afgelopen twintig jaar heeft Memoria-onderzoek internationaal een hoge vlucht genomen en heeft een steeds groeiende inter- en […]

Deadline for applications – Challenging Eternity. World Heritage, Urban Interventions and the City of Rome

15 – 25 April 2019, Rome Deadline for applications: 13 January 2019  Rome is the city par excellence to study the complex interrelations between urban development, politics and the preservation and transformation of cultural heritage. The aim of this course is a better understanding of the historical roles that cultural heritage has fulfilled within the […]