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 […]

Conference ‘Blasphemy and Violence. Interdependencies since 1760’ – Ghent (Belgium), 5 March 2020

Conference ‘Blasphemy and Violence. Interdependencies since 1760’ – 5 March 2020 – Ghent (Belgium)   On the 5th of March 2020, Liberas (Ghent, Belgium), in conjunction with the School of History, Religion and Philosophy at Oxford Brookes University (Oxford, United Kingdom) and the Leibniz Institute of European History (Mainz, Germany), organises an international colloquium devoted […]

Annual Meeting of Postgraduates in the Reception of the Ancient World (AMPRAW) 2019 – Nijmegen, 28-30 November 2019

Register here.   9th Annual Meeting of Postgraduates in the Reception of the Ancient World (AMPRAW) ‘Authority and Legitimacy’ Huize Heyendael, Geert Grooteplein Noord 9, 6525 EZ Nijmegen Day 1: Thursday 28 November 2019 09.30-10.00    Registration and Tea/Coffee 10.00-10.10    Word of Welcome 10.10-11.00    Plenary lecture I: Dr Justine McConnell (King’s College, London), […]

Lecture by Dr Anirban Das – Medical Imaginaries of the Body: Knowledge and (Colonial) Difference – Utrecht, 19 November 2019

Abstract Medicine, as a science, has claims to universal knowledge of the body. Yet, in the domain of medical knowledge itself, the knowledge of the body is not a unity. The many sub-disciplines of medicine each have their own focus within the imaginations of the body. This lecture asks how the notion of the anatomic […]

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 […]

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: 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 ( […]

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 […]

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: registration:    (Post)colonial foodways: creating, negotiating, and resisting transnational food systems  Because of its […]