Every spring, Utrecht Centre for Early Modern Studies organises a public outreach event ('Publieksdag') on a theme that is interesting for a broad audience. The Publieksdag is held in Dutch. In 2022, the Publieksdag took place on 13 May in Het Utrechts Archief. More information on the Dutch page. When the date of the Publieksdag 2023 draws near, you can find further details in the newsfeed.

Annual lecture

Every year, the Utrecht Centre for Early Modern Studies organises a lecture by an internationally acclaimed scholar. The lecture is held in English and is aimed at a broad audience In 2022, the lecture was delivered by Prof. Alec Ryrie (Durham University). See more information here.

Lunch meetings for researchers

The researchers at Utrecht Centre for Early Modern Studies meet several times a year for informal discussions about ongoing research. Each meeting consists of two short research presentations, followed by a discussion.

13 October 2022: Katell Lavéant + Richard Calis
29 November 2022: Clare Beesley + Joris van Son
8 March 2023: Anton Bruder + Francesca Barbera
22 May 2023: David Onnekink + Charles Édouard Levillain

UCEMS Meet & Greet

On 4 October old and new UCEMS members will meet for an early modern start of the academic year. We will present our plans for the coming academic year, hear about new research projects, and UCEMS involvement in education at UU. Afterwards, there will be time to meet and catch up with fun activities and drinks. 

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