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’, […]

Rampzalig Nederland. De omgang met rampen in Nederland en Vlaanderen, 1780-1940 – 20 December 2019, Amsterdam

Rampzalig Nederland. De omgang met rampen in Nederland en Vlaanderen, 1780-1940 20 dec 2019 Van 9:30 – 17:00uur Universiteitsbibliotheek (Singel 425), Doelenzaal, Amsterdam In de periode 1780-1940 deden zich in Nederland en Vlaanderen tal van rampen voor die een ontwrichtende invloed hadden op de samenleving. Denk bijvoorbeeld aan de Leidse buskruitramp van 1809 en de […]

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 […]

Synergy Award – PhD competition for Impact on Society – DL: 6 December 2019

For English please see below Op 6 februari 2020 organiseert NWO-SGW voor de derde keer haar jaarlijkse conferentie, Synergy. Wetenschappers, beleidsmakers, en professionals uit maatschappelijke organisaties die betrokken zijn bij onderzoek in de sociale en geesteswetenschappen zullen elkaar op deze dag ontmoeten. Meer over de Synergy conferentie leest u hier.   Als onderdeel van de […]

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 […]

Fourth Annual Symposium Unhinging the National Framework: Transnational Life Writing – 6 December 2019, Amsterdam

Fourth Annual Symposium Unhinging the National Framework: Transnational Life Writing Friday, 6 December, 2019 Atrium, Medical Faculty Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam Van der Boechorststraat 7 1081 BT Amsterdam   09.30 – 10.00      Welcome with coffee and tea   10.00 – 11.00      Opening Keynote Address + discussion Prof. dr. Sonja Boon, author of What the Oceans Remember: […]

CFP: Free speech, Religion and Political Culture in Northern Europe, 1400-1750 – DL: 6 December 2019

We invite proposals from historians, literary and linguistic scholars. We would particularly welcome contributions from advanced PhD students and postdoctoral scholars. Abstracts  should be sent by Friday 6 December 2019. “Free speech, Religion and Political Culture in Northern Europe, 1400-1750” will take place in Edinburgh on 16-17 April 2020, and is organised by: Alasdair Raffe […]

Raphelengius Lecture by Antony Griffiths: “The Print Before Photography” – Leiden, 19 December 2019

Welcome to our first Raphelengius Lecture by Antony Griffiths, “The Print Before Photography” Thursday 19 December, 15h30-17h, Vossius Room, University Library, Witte Singel 26, Leiden For nearly 400 years, the only way to print an image which went beyond the possibilities of moveable type, was by using human skill and labour. Two technologies were devised, […]

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. […]

CFP: Song Studies 2020: Exploring Interdisciplinary Approaches To Songs And Practices Of Singing (1200-Today) – DL: 20 December 2019

Call for papers The Amsterdam Centre for Cross-Disciplinary Emotion and Sensory Studies and THALIA, research group on the Interplay of Theatre, Literature & Media in Performance, present: SONG STUDIES 2020 – EXPLORING INTERDISCIPLINARY APPROACHES TO SONGS AND PRACTICES OF SINGING (1200-TODAY) Ghent University, 1-3July 2020 Keynote speaker: Monique Scheer (Tübingen University) The singing voice is […]