Vacature: Onderzoekers NL-Lab – Huygens ING-KNAW/Meertens Instituut-KNAW – Amsterdam (DL: 11/5/2019)

Onderzoekers NL-Lab – Huygens ING-KNAW/Meertens Instituut-KNAW – Amsterdam Deadline: 11 mei 2019 Locatie: Amsterdam Functieomschrijving Het KNAW Humanities Cluster is een samenwerkingsverband van drie instituten van de KNAW: het Huygens Instituut voor Nederlandse Geschiedenis, het Internationaal Instituut voor Sociale Geschiedenis en het Meertens Instituut. In deze instituten verrichten we baanbrekend en excellent geesteswetenschappelijk onderzoek (geschiedenis, […]

Vacature: Docent(e) 19e en 20e- eeuwse (kunst)geschiedenis (0,7 fte), Universiteit Utrecht (DL: 5/5/2019)

Docent(e) 19e en 20e– eeuwse (kunst)geschiedenis (0,7 fte)   Functie Het departement Geschiedenis en Kunstgeschiedenis (GKG) is op zoek naar breed inzetbare docenten (kunst)geschiedenis met kwaliteiten in het geven van onderwijs op bachelor niveau. De docent is breed inzetbaar binnen de verschillende afdelingen van het departement. Hij of zij zal zowel worden ingezet voor onderwijstaken […]

CLARIAH Oral History-Workshop: Transcribing and analysing oral history in digital research environments (25 oktober 2019 – Rotterdam)

Call for participation: CLARIAH Oral History-Workshop: Transcribing and analysing oral history in digital research environments Digital archiving practices in the Netherlands in the past two decades have provided better access to oral history collections (Heeren et al. 2009, Kemman et al., 2013, Ordelman & de Jong 2011, de Jong et al. 2014), yet oral historians […]

Global Intellectual History Seminar by Joan-Pau Rubiés (Universitat Pompeu Fabra) – From idolatry to religions: The missionary discourse on Buddhism and the invention of theistic Confucianism, 1550-1700 (30 April – Amsterdam)

From idolatry to religions: The missionary discourse on Buddhism and the invention of theistic Confucianism, 1550-1700 – Public lecture by Joan-Pau Rubiés (Universitat Pompeu Fabra) WHEN Tuesday 30 April, 16.00-17.30 WHERE Amsterdam, UB, Singel 425, Potgieterzaal Abstract The emergence of a European discourse to distinguish, analyse and historicize various non-Biblical religious traditions within Asia involved […]

CFP: Symposium Cold War Matters, December 16–17, 2019, St. Petersburg (DL: 15-5-2019)

Call for papers: Symposium ​Cold War Matters   December 16–17, 2019 National Research University Higher School of Economics, St Petersburg Laboratory for Environmental and Technological History Center for Historical Research University of Jyväskylä   Cold War Matters: (In)Visible Economies of Things   Though essentially an ideological conflict, the Cold War was always underpinned by physical […]

Descartes Centre History of Science colloquium with Arun Saldanha: “Phenotypical Globalization: Race, the Anthropocene, and Radical Interdisciplinarity” (16 April 2019 – Utrecht)

“Phenotypical Globalization: Race, the Anthropocene, and Radical Interdisciplinarity” Encouraged by some references to Marxism in The Human Planet, a short mass-market book published last year by two physical geographers, Simon Lewis and Mark Maslin, this workshop will start by explaining why a critical conversation between geology and critical theory is likely to be defining of the […]

Descartes – Huygens Premodern History of Knowledge Colloquium met Merlijn Hurx en commentaar door Oscar Gelderblom (8 April 2019 – Utrecht)

De meest deskundige in Europa: Octrooien en innovatie in de bouwsector in de vroege Nederlandse Republiek (1580-1650) Dr. Merlijn Hurx Beroemde vroegmoderne technische hoogstandjes in de architectuur, zoals de koepel van Brunelleschi in Florence, zijn traditioneel in de geschiedschrijving gepresenteerd als de prestaties van individuele ‘auteursfiguren’. Toch blijft voor veel innovatieve bouwtechnieken uit de vroegmoderne […]

Seminar Dominique Reill (University of Miami): LaGuardia. The Habsburg mayor of New York (3 June 2019 – Amsterdam)

Dominique Reill (University of Miami) has published extensively on the history of multidimensional understandings of identifications in Europe. In this lecture she will focus on the Habsburg mayor of New York – Fiorello LaGuardia. Date: 3 June 2019 Time: 17:00 – 19:00 VENUE: Room F 2.11 B Bushuis, Kloveniersburgwal 48, Amsterdam Dominique Reill, Associate Professor […]

Workshop Dominique Reill (University of Miami): Identities Beyond the Nation (3 June 2019 – Amsterdam)

Identities beyond the nation Workshop by Dominique Reill (University of Miami) 3 June 2019 | 10.00 – 12.00 | Bushuis E 1.01E Recent scholarship on processes of identification and belonging in Europe’s past and present undergoes an ongoing paradigm shift that gives rise to a more multidimensional understanding of relations between nationalism, sovereignty, self-determination and […]

Lecture Angelo Cattaneo: ‘The Global Eye: Seventeenth-Century Dutch and Portuguese Maps in the Collections of the Grand Duke of Tuscany Cosimo III De’ Medici’ (8 April – Groningen)

When: Mo 08-04-2019 16:00 – 18:00 Where: Room 1315.0049, Harmonie building In 1667, during a formative tour of the Netherlands, the future Grand Duke of Tuscany, Cosimo III de’ Medici, acquired several maps and exotica from Pieter Blaeu. The maps depict views of port cities that were crucial nodes of the Dutch global commercial space. The […]

UU Humanities Graduate Conference 2019: What’s the Point? Impact and the Future of the Humanities (Utrecht, 11-12 April 2019)

The Utrecht University Humanities Graduate Conference 2019, What’s the Point? Impact and the Future of the Humanities, will take place on Thursday 11th and Friday 12th April 2019. The conference includes the Centre for Humanities Discussion on the Future of the Humanities, panels on impact in and outside of academia, (R)Ma and PhD panels on […]

Call for applications: Lisa Jardine Fellowship (NIAS)

Lisa Jardine Fellowship The fellowship is in honor of Prof. Lisa Jardine (1944-2015) and affords an early career female scholar from an UK university the opportunity to work on an Anglo-Dutch cultural studies topic related to the history and philosophy. The fellowship is a collaboration between NIAS and the Scaliger Institute of Leiden University, the […]

Congres ‘Buiten het Blikveld: Geschiedenis over de Marge’, Nijmegen – 18 April 2019

Buiten het Blikveld: Geschiedenis over de Marge Donderdag 18 april vindt het jaarlijkse congres van GSV Excalibur plaats op de Radboud Universiteit in Nijmegen. Dit jaar staat het evenement in het thema van de geschiedenis over de marge. Onderbelichte groepen en de geschiedschrijving daarover staan centraal. Het programma bestaat uit lezingen van onder meer Geertje […]

A Week of Chinese Art: Masterclass, seminar, and public lecture with Hsueh-man Shen (New York University)Ying-chen Peng (American University) – Leiden/Amsterdam, 10-12 April 2019

A Week of Chinese Art Hsueh-man Shen (New York University), Ying-chen Peng (American University) Date: 10 April 2019 – 12 April 2019 Location: University Library, Museum van Volkenkunde & Rijksmuseum Hulsewé-Wazniewski Visiting Professorship, Leiden University Website China Seminar Wednesday April 10 15:15-17:00 (Vossius Room, University Library) Hsueh-man Shen Replication Makes Authenticity: A Curious Paradox about […]