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Vossius Center for the History of Humanities and Sciences

Bringing together researchers from all faculties of the University of Amsterdam who share an interest in the history of humanities and science, as well as in university history
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CfP Making of Humanities VIII
1 March 2019
‘The Making of the Humanities’ conference series goes to South Africa! The University of Cape Town will host the 8th conference in the series, from 21 till 23 November 2019, at the facilities of the Faculties of ...
Vacancy PhD and Postdoc Bibliotheca Herziana
22 February 2019
PhD and Postdoc position for the Max Planck Research Group “Visualizing Science in Media Revolutions”
Workshop: Deep History in the Long Eighteenth Century
22 February 2019
The Amsterdam School for Historical Studies (UvA) will host a workshop on ‘deep history in the long eighteenth century’ with the prominent historian of science Martin Rudwick (University of Cambridge). We welcome ...
Vossius Seminar
At the next Vossius Seminar Geoffrey Pullum will give the lecture "New Light on the Prehistory of Generative Grammar".
Seminar Global Intellectual History
At the next Utrecht/Amsterdam Seminar Global Intellectual History Joan-Pau Rubiés will give the lecture "A particular kind of gentilism? Buddhism in early modern European thought".
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Ten UvA women in the spotlight
19 Dec 2018 - 31 Mar 2019 13:42 - 00:00
An exhibition about ten important women in the history of the UvA is on display at the Special Collections Museum café. On view are portraits and biographies of, amongst others, Marijke Spies, professor History of ...
Waarom slagen wetenschappelijke disciplines (niet)?
27 Mar 2019 17:00 - 19:00
Naar aanleiding van de recente promotie van Maaike de Boois 'Discipline zonder discipline. De opkomst en ondergang van de andragologie 1950-1983' organiseren de Alumnikringen Andragologie en Sociologie gezamenlijk de ...
A particular kind of gentilism? Buddhism in early modern European thought
30 Apr 2019 16:00 - 17:30
Prof. Joan-Pau Rubiés (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona) will give the lecture "A particular kind of gentilism? Buddhism in early modern European thought" in the Utrecht/Amsterdam Seminar Global Intellectual History
About Vossius
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Research
The Vossius Center aims to investigate the position and development of knowledge-making disciplines, in past and present.