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Dutch Cultural History Research Projects

The Huizinga Institute keeps an overview of all current multi-participant Cultural History research projects. Interested in the individual projects of our PhD members? Please consult our page Current PhD Research.

Dutch Shipping and the Environment, 1621-1939

Constructing the Limes: Employing citizen science to understand borders and border systems from the Roman period until today

Heritages of Hunger: Societal Reflections on Past European Famines in Education, Commemoration and Musealisation

Inventing Public Diplomacy in Early Modern Europe

Aesopian Fables 1500-2010: Word, Image, Education

MEDIATE – Middlebrow Enlightenment: Disseminating Ideas, Authors, and Texts in Europe

Voicing the Colony. Travelers in the Dutch East Indies, 1800-1945

Sport and Nation

Rethinking Disability: The Global Impact of the International Year of Disabled Persons (1981) in Historical Perspective

Scholarly Vices: A Longue Durée History

The Freedom of the Streets. Gender and Urban Space in Europe and Asia (1600-1850)

SKILLNET: Sharing Knowledge in Learned and Literary NETworks. The Republic of Letters as a pan-European Knowledge Society

A New History of Fishes. A long-term approach to fishes in science and culture, 1550-1880

Dutch military operations in Indonesia, 1945-1950

The Invention of the Refugee in Early Modern Europe

Dealing with Disasters in the Netherlands. The Shaping of Local and National Identities, 1421-1890

War! Popular Culture and European Heritage of Major Armed Conflicts

Chronicling novelty. New knowledge in the Netherlands, 1500-1850

Imagineering Violence: Techniques of Early Modern Performativity in the Northern and Southern Netherlands (1630-1690)

Decolonizing Knowledge: Postcoloniality and the Making of Modern Indonesia’s Knowledge Culture, 1945-1970

Mixed feelings. Literary Hispanophilia and Hispanophobia in England and the Netherlands in the Early Modern period and in the nineteenth century

FORCE – Forensic Culture in Europe, 1930-2000

Pleasurescapes: Port Cities’ Transnational Forces of Integration