Amsterdam Symposium on the History of Food 2019: (Post)colonial foodways: creating, negotiating, and resisting transnational food systems – 15-16 November 2019

Friday, 15 November – Saturday 16 November 2019 Venue: Aula of the University of Amsterdam, Singel 411, 1012 XM Amsterdam. Symposium fee: €90 (until 15 September €75) Reduced fee: €45 (students, Friends of the Special Collections UvA).    url: http://bijzonderecollectiesuva.nl/foodhistory/amsterdam-symposium-on-the-history-of-food/ registration: https://www.ashf.nl/subscribe    (Post)colonial foodways: creating, negotiating, and resisting transnational food systems  Because of its […]

Lecture Prof. Laurajane Smith: Cultural heritage: politics, nationalism and populism – Utrecht, 17 September 2019

Lecture Prof. Laurajane Smith: Cultural heritage: politics, nationalism and populism    Date and time: 17 September 2019, at 19h15. Location: Aula, Academiegebouw, Utrecht University Organisers: The heritage and public history lab and the CHEurope Marie Curie ITN   Cultural heritage: politics, nationalism and populism Cultural heritage and the emotions of nostalgia are closely entangled and […]

Workshop ‘Transcribing and analysing oral history in digital research environments’ – Rotterdam, 25 October 2019

Invitation to the workshop Transcribing and analysing oral history in digital research environments When? ​Friday October 25, 2019 (9:00 – 17:30 hrs.) Where? ​Erasmus University Rotterdam, Woudestein Campus, Polak-building, room ​3-22 Registration​ is free of charge. Please contact Norah Karrouche: ​karrouche@eshcc.eur.nl Please take note of the fact that the number of participants is limited. Background […]

Ten European doctoral positions in architectural history – PALAMUSTO project

The European Training Network PALAMUSTO. Research and Training for the Palace Museum for Tomorrow offers ten funded doctoral positions to graduates in architecture, architectural history, art history, history or heritage studies, starting on 1 January 2020. We are looking for early career researchers willing to combine research and professional training, and willing to travel. Candidates […]

Call for Papers: “The Stage of War. Academic and Popular Representations of Large-Scale Conflicts”

The Stage of War: Academic and Popular Representations of Large-Scale Conflicts 26-27 March 2020 Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands The conference ‘The Stage of War’ focuses on academic and popular representations of war and other large-scale conflicts. Nowadays, the cultural engagement with the history of violent conflicts spans a multitude of academic and above all […]

Start project PURE: ‘Public Renaissance: Urban Cultures of Public Space between Early Modern Europe and the Present’ (RUG/Athenaeumbibliotheek Deventer)

Public Renaissance: Urban Cultures of Public Space between Early Modern Europe and the Present The central concept of the project is that of a “Public Renaissance”, by which we intend to examine both the urban cultures of public space in the early modern era, and to set this into dynamic dialogue with the recently invigorated […]

Call for proposals KB Researcher-in-residence 2020 (DL: 30/9/2019)

Call for proposals KB Researcher-in-residence 2020  Are you an early career data scientist, social scientist, computer scientist, humanities scholar, or more simply put, a researcher working with or interested in our digital collections, such as the web archive, 100 million pages digitised text or ground-truth sets? Then we’re looking for you!   Ø  Paid research […]

VAN DE WAAL LECTURE 2019 – ‘Pieter Bruegel: the hand of the master. ‘A once in a lifetime exhibition’ – concept, aims and results’ – 12 September 2019

The Leiden Department of Art History & the Netherlands Institute for Art History invite you to the: VAN DE WAAL LECTURE 2019 Pieter Bruegel: the hand of the master. ‘A once in a lifetime exhibition’ – concept, aims and results By Manfred Sellink, Director Royal Museum of Fine Arts in Antwerp Thursday 12 September, 18:00-19:30, […]

2 PhD positions in transnational business history at Maastricht University (DL: 26-08-2019)

In cooperation with the Centre for the Social History of Limburg (SHCL) and the Centre for the Regional History of Limburg (RHCL), the Department of History in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences offers two PhD positions in transnational business history. Transnational business history should be understood in a broad sense, including social, economic, […]

Call: 6e Uitgeverij Verloren/Johan de Witt-scriptieprijs

Uitgeverij Verloren/Johan de Witt-scriptieprijs 2019 Voor de zesde keer reikt de historische vereniging Vrienden van De Witt een prijs uit voor de beste universitaire geschiedenisscriptie die betrekking heeft op de Republiek der Nederlanden in de zeventiende eeuw. Dit jaar gebeurt dat samen met Uitgeverij Verloren te Hilversum (www.verloren.nl) en Elsevier Weekblad. De prijs heeft als […]

Masterclass David Pomfret (University of Hong Kong): Foregrounding marginal groups in historical analysis – Nijmegen, 8 July 2019

Foregrounding marginal groups in historical analysis Masterclass with David M. Pomfret Date: July 8 2019, 10.00 – 14.00, lunch included Venue: Radboud University Nijmegen, SP A 01.12 Open to: PhD candidates and research master students. David Pomfret’s seminal work Youth and Empire has convincingly shown the value of integrating historically marginal groups of people, such […]

Workshop “Thinking like a database: Digitizing and analysing data in the Humanities” – Amsterdam, 4-5 July 2019

“Thinking like a database: Digitizing and analysing data in the Humanities” Scholars in the humanities work with many different kinds of materials and sources. We risk being overwhelmed with the available amount of information, and our organizational computer skills rarely go beyond organizing files in a hierarchy of folders and sub-folders. Working within large amounts […]