Monday 27 March 2017 to Thursday 1 June 2017
We are pleased to invite applications to the WINIR PhD School on “Institutions, Innovation and Societal Change” from 12 to 14 September 2017 at the UU.
Monday 24 April 2017 to Tuesday 6 June 2017 09:00
Call for Seed Money Proposals
Monday 8 May 2017 15:15 to 17:00
On 8 May the Descartes–Huygens Premodern History of Knowledge Colloquium will be held at Huygens ING in Amsterdam. Speakers are Anna-Luna Post and Vera Keller.
Monday 8 May 2017 16:00 to 18:00
On 8 May Sarah Dellmann will give a public lecture in EYE on the magic lantern. The lecture will be accompanied by a lantern show and live music.
Tuesday 9 May 2017 15:15 to 17:00
On Tuesday 9 May Caitríona Ó Dochartaigh will give a lecture on 'The Medieval Irish Translations of the Spiritus Guidonis'.
Wednesday 10 May 2017 10:00 to 12:30
Symposium convened on occasion of the public defence of the dissertation of Shaheed Tayob on Muslim food practices in Mumbai.
Wednesday 10 May 2017 14:00 to 17:15
In this expert meeting, two keynote lectures by experts in the field will be the starting point for a discussion about conversion, religion and emancipation.
Thursday 11 May 2017 12:45 to 13:45
PhD thesis defense Miguel Laborda Pemán: Analyzing the rise and persistence of small-scale cooperation in pre-industrial Europe
Miguel Laborda-Péman analyzes the process of establishment and long-term change of historical institutions for collective action.
Friday 12 May 2017 10:30 to 11:45
From an anthropological perspective on the theme of time, Cécile de Morrée shows the songs were arranged according to the different seasons of the year cycle.
Friday 12 May 2017 12:45 to 14:00
On 12 May Louise Nell will defend her PhD thesis, in which she examined how pension communication is organised, and how this information can be improved.
Saturday 13 May 2017 10:30 to 16:30
On Saturday 13 May, a bilingual (Dutch & English) symposium will be held in Utrecht on the occasion of the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen’s death.
Thursday 18 May 2017 09:30 to 18:15
In this workshop we aim to gain further understanding of the notion of a normative capacity. Organised by Annemarie Kalis and Dawa Ometto.
Thursday 18 May 2017 15:15 to 17:00
Lecture by Kees Veelenturf with the title 'Enter the Protagonist, The earliest depictions of Christ from the Low Countries'.
Friday 19 May 2017 20:30 to 23:00
Sarah Dellmann will tell everything there is to know on the magic lantern, the precursor of cinema we know today, during the Museumnacht Leiden.
Thursday 1 June 2017 16:30 to 18:30
Debate on societal impact with keynote speaker Professor David Price (University College London).
Friday 2 June 2017 09:30 to 18:00
This year the National Research Day is called ‘Border and Bridges: Cultural Translation and Travelling Theories’.
Wednesday 7 June 2017 17:45 to 19:00
Nike Stam analysed the functions of bilingualism in texts by medieval Irish scribes. She will defend her PhD thesis on this subject on 7 June.
Monday 12 June 2017 13:00 to 17:30
Leading scholars of life writing will discuss the role of mediation in the production, circulation and uses of testimony in contemporary debates.
Friday 16 June 2017 14:30 to 15:45
In his dissertation Simon Groot follows the traces of work and life of Amersfoort musician Joannes Tollius (ca. 1555-ca. 1620), who was successful in Europe.
Wednesday 21 June 2017 12:45 to 14:00
In his dissertation Peter Sperber studies the early reception (ca. 1800) of Kant's philosophy, in which psychology played an important role.