PhD Conference Autumn 2019

Date: 15 & 16 October 2019
Venue: Dominicanenklooster Huissen
Open to: PhD candidates and RMA-students (exclusive for Huizinga members)
ECTS, only for PhD candidates: 3 (with presentation), 1 (auditor)

Registration: Huizinga staff members, ReMa students and PhD candidates are more than welcome to join this conference as auditors. Register here

Third-year PhD candidates who are members of the Huizinga Instituut present (a part of) their research at this conference. Their talks will be discussed by coreferents (who have been invited by the candidates themselves) and the audience.

Preliminary programme:

15 October 2019

10:15: Welcome and introduction

 10:30: Sabine Waasdorp (University of Amsterdam)
The Hour of Spain. Literary Hispanophobia and Hispanophilia in England and the Netherlands, ca. 1550-ca. 1620
Referent: t.b.a.

11:30: Michel van Duijnen (VU University Amsterdam)
Imagineering Violence: Techniques of Early Modern Performativity in the Northern and Southern Netherlands (1630-1690)
Referent: t.b.a.

12:30: Lunch

13:45: Didi van Trijp (Leiden University)

Enlightened Fish Books: A New History of Eighteenth-Century Ichthyology (1686-1828)
Referent: t.b.a.

14:45: Caro Verbeek (VU University Amsterdam)
In Search of Lost Scents. Reconstructing the Aromatic Heritage of the Avant-garde
Referent: t.b.a.

15:45: Coffee and tea

16:00: David Veltman (Rijksuniversiteit Groningen)
Biography Felix De Boeck (1898-1995)
Referent: Prof. Hubert van den Berg, Palacký University in Olomouc, Czech Republic

17:00: Drinks and dinner


16 October 2019

 10:15: Anna-Luna Post (Utrecht University)
Claiming Fame for Galileo: The Mechanics of Reputation and its Impact in Early Modern Europe 
Referent: t.b.a.

11:15: Laura van Hasselt (University of Amsterdam)
The Invisible Urban Innovator: Piet van Eeghen (1816-1889) and the Modernization of Amsterdam in the Nineteenth Century
Referent: Annet Mooij

12:15: PhD Council

12:30: Lunch

 13:45: Pieter van den Heede (Erasmus University Rotterdam)
Games set in war-devastated European (urban) landscapes
Referent: t.b.a.

14:45: Tim van Gerven (University of Amsterdam)
Scandinavism: overlapping and competing identities in the Nordic world
Referent: t.b.a.

15:45: Coffee and tea

16:00: Heleen over de Linden (Rijksuniversiteit Groningen)
Why former president of Ukraine, Viktor Yanukovych, decided on 21 November 2013 not to sign the association agreement with the EU
Referent: t.b.a.

17:00: Drinks