4 March 2019
Andrea van Leerdam receives two American fellowships for research into early modern reading practices
Andrea van Leerdam has been awarded two American research fellowships.
20 December 2018
Science historian Hieke Huistra talked about the history of December celebrations with Sinterklaas and Father Christmas in the leading role.
6 December 2018
Wanted: papers for the Annual Meeting of the History of Science Society 2019 at Utrecht.
29 November 2018
Back in time with the Utrecht Time Machine: residents asked to help
4 June 2018
Frederic Kaplan's Time Machine FET Flagship CSA proposal, which the Descartes Center co-authored, may continue to the second round.
28 July 2017
Open Access journal Early Modern Low Countries (EMLC) offers a home to state-of-the-art academic scholarship on any aspect of the early modern Low Countries.
14 March 2017
A conference on 'Forgotten Knowledge', jointly organised by the Max Planck Centre in Berlin, the Descartes Centre, the Vossius Center, and Huygens ING.
10 March 2017
For the fifth international conference on the history of mathematics education, there is an open call for papers. Abstracts need be submitted before 1 April.
12 December 2016
Research team creates open-access website on greatest Dutch philosopher for all audiences.
19 July 2016
In this new book, Fenneke Sysling describes the way Dutch racial scientists tried to make sense of the human diversity in the Indonesian archipelago.