Summer School Helsinki – Introduction to Conceptual History

The course, held from 7 until 23 August, will introduce the main aspects of the theory and methodology of conceptual analysis by discussing the work of scholars such as Reinhart Koselleck, Quentin Skinner, J. G. A. Pocock, Michel Foucault, Pierre Rosanvallon and Dipesh Chakrabarty. It welcomes PhD and advanced Master’s degree students from a range of academic disciplines.

International Summer School Pisa – Early Modern Representations of the Body and its Changing Matter

The Centre for the Study of Medicine and the Body in the Renaissance (CSMBR) in cooperation with Fondazione Comel–Institutio Santoriana, University of Padua and Studio Firmano for the History of Medicine and Science is pleased to announce an International Summer School The Kiln, the Alembic, and the Clockwork Early Modern Representations of the Body and its Changing Matter […]

Conference – HERA Uses of the Past: Sound Memories

On Monday 28th and Tuesday 29th May 2018, the SoundMe teams present their research to scholars and to the general public. We shall discuss our work with experts in medieval and early modern studies from around the world, showcase the contributions of our Associate Partners, and go beyond the traditional academic conference format by exploring interactive and performative ways of sharing knowledge and research results.

Vacancy: 2 Postdoctoral positions ‘European Colonial Heritage Modalities in Entangled Cities’ project

The Amsterdam School of Historical Studies (ASH), one of six research schools in the Amsterdam Institute for Humanities Research at the University of Amsterdam (UvA), currently has two vacant postdoctoral positions as part of the European Commission Horizon 2020 project European Colonial Heritage Modalities in Entangled Cities (ECHOES): Postdoctoral researcher ‘Europeanizing Colonial Heritage’ Read more […]

Mini-conference – Spaces, Places and Times of Solitude in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe

28 May 2018, 13:30-17:00 Heinsius Room, University Library Leiden Programme 13:30 Stijn Bussels – Welcome Karl Enenkel & Christine Göttler – Introduction 13:45 Karl Enenkel – Petrach’s Constructions of the Sacred Solitary Place 14:30 Christine Göttler – Performing Solitude at the Court of Wilhelm V of Bavaria 15:00 Break 15:15 Arnold Witte – The Early-Modern Hermitage as a Proto-Museum 15:45 Paul […]

KNHG Voorjaarscongres: Denkend aan Nederland … Erfgoed, Canon en Nationale identiteit in Politiek, Onderwijs en Media

Op 26 april zal het KNHG Voorjaarscongres 2018 plaatsvinden in het Nederlands Openluchtmuseum te Arnhem. In dat museum is sinds het najaar van 2017 de Canon van Nederland tentoonstelling te zien waarin hoogte- en dieptepunten van de Nederlandse geschiedenis getoond worden in vijftig vensters. De recente discussie over het leren van het Wilhelmus, het canon-boekje voor alle […]