KNIR Scholarships and Stipends for Spring 2020 – DL: 15 November 2019

The KNIR’s extensive scholarship programme gives individual researchers at the start of their career (MA/MPhil and PhD students from Dutch universities) the opportunity to conduct independent research in Rome, for up to three months, under the supervision of the Institute’s staff. This programme allows students to focus on their research for a Master’s thesis or […]

Congres ‘Vroegmoderne genderpatronen. Perspectieven op gender in de Nieuwe Tijd’ – Amsterdam, 25 October 2019

Op vrijdag 25 oktober organiseert de Vlaams-Nederlandse Vereniging voor Nieuwe Geschiedenis weer haar jaarcongres. Deze keer is het thema Vroegmoderne genderpatronen. Perspectieven op gender in de Nieuwe Tijd met als sprekers Suze Zijlstra, Bob Pierik, Heleen Wyffels, Nathalie Franckaerts, Jonas Roelens en Elwin Hofman. Het congres vindt plaats bij het IISG te Amsterdam. Zie hier […]

Eerste Boekendag: ‘Boekenstrijd’- Deventer, 29 November 2019

Boekenstrijd De Boekendagen zijn in het leven geroepen voor de Nederlandse-Vlaamse onderzoeksgemeenschap rond boekgeschiedenis en boekenwetenschap van het premoderne boek (tot 1800). Deze dagen bieden een ontmoetingsplek voor mediëvisten en vroegmodernisten en een podium voor junior-onderzoekers. De eerste in de reeks Boekendagen vindt plaats in boekenstad Deventer. We starten met een middag rond het thema […]

Lectures Leiden Kress Fellows: Catherine Powell and Jun Nakamura – Leiden, 7 November 2019

The Department of Art History cordially invites you to the talks of the Leiden Kress Fellows of 2019-2020, 7 November 2019, 15h15-17h, Vossius Room, University Library, Leiden. Catherine Powell Influencing through networks and networking through influence Naturalia, botany, and art in late seventeenth-century Amsterdam Peter Schenk’s album amicorum, Maria Sibylla Merian’s Metamorphosis Insectorum Surinamensium, Daniel […]

CFP – Gender, Conflict, Citizenship and Belonging for international workshop (DL: 25 November 2019)

Call for papers for international workshop on 18-20 March 2020 in Antwerp (Belgium) deadline for submission: 25 November 2019 more info: www.ucsia.org On 18-20 March 2020 UCSIA organizes an international academic workshop on “Gender, Conflict, Citizenship and Belonging: Masculinities/Femininities in Times of Crisis” at the University of Antwerp, Belgium. Gender and gender(ed) relations have long […]

CMSA Dissertation Writing Group

The CMSA Dissertation Writing Group of the University of Amsterdam invites all PhD students whose research focuses on the Middle Ages to join. This group provides you with the opportunity to share and discuss your written work with other early career academics. We meet a couple times per year. Please contact Nanouschka Wamelink-van Dijk (I.L.N.Wamelink-vanDijk@uva.nl) […]

How to write a history of democracy? A masterclass with Pierre Rosanvallon – Amsterdam, 16 October 2019

How to write a history of democracy? A masterclass with Pierre Rosanvallon Organized by the national Research School for Political History (OPG) Amsterdam, 16 October 2019, 1-4PM, VOC-zaal, Bushuis, Kloveniersburgwal 48 In his work on democracy, the French historian, theorist and activist Pierre Rosanvallon, member of the Collège de France and professor at the École […]

PhD position: The Transfer of Power and/or Learning (translatio imperii and/or translatio studii) as an Anchoring Device in Early Modern (Neo-Latin) Literature. Leiden University, apply before 1 November 2019

PhD position: The Transfer of Power and/or Learning (translatio imperii and/or translatio studii) as an Anchoring Device in Early Modern (Neo-Latin) Literature. Leiden University, apply before 1 November 2019 Find all information here: https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/en/vacancies/2019/q3/19-434-the-transfer-of-power-and-or-learning  The Anchoring Innovation programme, the classics research programme run at several Dutch universities, is delighted to advertise 9 new Anchoring positions […]

Lecture and round table: ‘The Reopened AfricaMuseum Tervuren’ – Leiden, 10 October 2019

The Department of Art History Leiden and the Africa Study Centre Leiden cordially invites you to “The Reopened AfricaMuseum Tervuren” by Bambi Ceuppens Thursday 10 October 2019, 15h30-17h, Pieter de la Court building, Room 1A20, Wassenaarseweg 52, Leiden The Royal Museum for Central Africa in Tervuren is known as one of the most beautiful and […]

The Museum Talk of Robert Erdmann: The Secret Life of Art: Data Science for Art History and Art Conservation – Leiden,

17 October,  18h30-19h30 Room 011, Lipsiusbuilding Cleveringaplaats 1, Leiden With the latest techniques in the field of computer vision, machine learning, image processing, materials science and visualization theory Robert Erdmann works to preserve, understand and make accessible visual artistic heritage. As a member of the Bosch Research and Conservation Project, he contributes to the development […]

SKILLNET conference ‘Memory and Identity in the Learned World: Community Formation in the Early Modern World of Science and Learning’ – 7-9 November 2019

On 7-9 November 2019, the SKILLNET project will organize a conference at Utrecht University on memory and identity in the early modern learned world. This conference aims at bringing together historians of knowledge, art historians, heritage scholars, philosophers of identity, museum curators, sociologists, literary historians, etc., who are studying cults of memory and community formation […]

Symposium ‘Niet zomaar een zondaar: 340 jaar Hadriaan Beverland’ – Leiden, 25 October 2019

‘Niet zomaar een zondaar: 340 jaar Hadriaan Beverland’ Symposium over het leven, de studies en de kunstverzameling van een vrijzinnige geleerde   In 1679 werd humanist Hadriaan Beverland (1650-1716) opgepakt, berecht en verbannen door de Academische Vierschaar van de Universiteit van Leiden. Op 25 oktober 2019 herdenken we Beverland en bespreken verschillende (kunst)historici zijn tragische […]

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 […]

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 […]