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  • 7 Jan 2019
    Zeeman Fellows at Vossius Center

    The Vossius Center is proud to announce that the two Zeeman Fellows for 2019 will be Karine Chemla and Jürgen Renn. The Zeeman Fellows are hosted by the Vossius Center and endowed by the Pieter Zeemanfonds.

  • 7 Jan 2019
    Book presentation new book by Rens Bod

    You are cordially invited to the book presentation of Rens Bod's new book 'Een wereld vol patronen' on 23 January at 17:00, Uitgeverij Prometeus, Herengracht 48.

  • 17 Dec 2018
    Big History course

    You can now register for the Big History course (Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies). Would you like to know how everything around you has become the way it is now? The big history course provides you with an ...

  • 7 Dec 2018
    Vossius Research Fellow Riccardo Martinelli

    Riccardo Martinelli joins the Vossius Center for one months in December 2018 as a Research Fellow with the project "Savage sounds, civilized thoughts. Philosophy, music and modern anthropology".

  • 16 Nov 2018
    Vossius Research Fellow Kim Simonsen

    Kim Simonsen joins the Vossius Center for three months as a Research Fellow with the project 'Fields of Knowledge - Between the Humanities and Natural History. Visual and Material Aspects of Travel Writing, seen ...

  • 15 Oct 2018
    Call for submissions Gewina Thesis Award

    We welcome theses within the fields of the history of science/humanities and the history of universities in the broadest sense. The award consists of €750. In addition, the laureate will be offered assistance to ...

  • 12 Oct 2018
    New issue History of Humanities

    Issue 3.2 of 'History of Humanities' (Fall 2018) has been published.

  • 12 Oct 2018
    CfP History of Science and Humanities PhD Conference

    The 7th edition of the biennial History of Science and Humanities PhD Conference will take place 14-15 February 2019, at Rolduc Abbey, Kerkrade. The conference aims to bring together PhD candidates in Belgium and the ...

  • 1 Oct 2018
    Pre-final program MOH7

    We are less then two months away from The Making of the Humanities VII. After the selection of panels and papers, and the completion of the registration process, we are proud to present a packed, rich and high ...

  • 7 Sep 2018
    Associate Vossius Fellow Fabian Kraemer

    Fabian Kraemer joins the Vossius Center in 2018-2019 as Associate Fellow.

  • 5 Sep 2018
    Vossius member Floris Solleveld obtains FWO grant

    Vossius member Floris Solleveld has obtained a three-year postdoctoral fellowship from the Flemish Research Council (FWO) for his research project Gathering Language: Language atlases, comparative grammars, and ...

  • 5 Aug 2018
    Vossius Research Fellow Jos Uffink

    Jos Uffink joins the Vossius Center in August 2018 for three months as a Research Fellow with two projects 'Tatiana Afanassjewa’s work' and 'Schrödinger’s development of the concept of entanglement'.

  • 1 Jun 2018
    Vossius Research Fellow Lieke van Deinsen

    Lieke van Deinsen joins the Vossius Center in June 2018 for two months as a Research Fellow with her project 'Female Faces, Intellectual Identities. Author Portraits and the Shaping of Female Intellectual Authority ...

  • 3 Apr 2018
    'History of Humanities' Spring 2018 issue available to read now

    Issue 3.1 of 'History of Humanities' has been published, together with a specialised Forum section on "The two cultures revisited; The Sciences and the Humanities in a longue durée perspective".

  • 20 Mar 2018
    PhD Defense Floris Solleveld

    On the 9th of April, Junior Vossius Fellow Floris Solleveld will defend his PhD thesis 'The Transformation of the Humanities: Ideals and Practices of Scholarship between Enlightenment and Romanticism, 1750-1850'.

  • 6 Mar 2018
    Vossius Research Fellow Hajime Fujimori

    Hajime Fujimori joins the Vossius Center in March 2018 for three months as a Research Fellow with his project 'How can practitioner be aware of physiological and mental state of patients? – Vertical lines on the back ...

  • 6 Mar 2018
    Vossius Research Fellow Jennifer Hsieh

    Jennifer Hsieh joins the Vossius Center in March 2018 for three months as a Research Fellow with her project 'Colonial Ears: Noise, Acoustics, and Hearing Bodies in Colonial Taiwan'.

  • 20 Feb 2018
    Call for Papers and Panels ‘The Making of the Humanities VII’

    ‘The Making of the Humanities’ conference returns to Amsterdam! This is the place where the conference series started in 2008, 10 years ago. The University of Amsterdam will host the 7th Making of the Humanities ...

  • 4 Dec 2017
    The Chinese translation of "A New History of the Humanities" has been published

    Peking University Press has just published the Chinese translation of Rens Bod's "A New History of the Humanities" ("De Vergeten Wetenschappen").

  • 1 Dec 2017
    Approaching deadline for application Vossius Fellowships: 1 March 2018

    The Vossius Center offers funding for Colloquiums/Master classes, Matching and Research Fellows. The deadline for applications is 1 March 2018.

  • 11 Oct 2017
    Post: Professor of Medical History VU

    Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, in collaboration with Stichting Historia Medicinae (SHM), offers an endowed chair in Medical History. Deadline is 10 November 2017

  • 11 Oct 2017
    Vossius Research Fellow Magdalena Luszczynska

    Magdalena Luszczynska joins the Vossius Center in October for three months as a Research Fellow with the project 'Let Mercury Speak: Michael Sendivogius’s Alchemical Dialogues and Early-Modern Scientific Imagination'.

  • 15 Sep 2017
    New issue History of Humanities journal

    Issue 2.2 of the Vossius-sponsored journal “History of Humanities” is now online.

  • 15 Sep 2017
    Vossius Research Fellow Filip Buyse

    Filip Buyse joins the Vossius Center in September for three months as a Research Fellow with his project 'A.C. Crombie’s forgotten manuscript and its relevance for the current history of science'.

  • 15 Sep 2017
    Vossius Research Fellow Alexander Dmitriev

    Alexander Dmitriev joins the Vossius Center in September for two months as a Research Fellow with his project History of Humanities and the Search for Relevant Past for Social Sciences in Russia and Europe before ...

  • 8 Sep 2017
    Materia Medica conference

    After the successful Materia medica on the move conference in 2015, Utrecht University Descartes Centre, Huygens/ING, and Naturalis Biodiversity Centre will host a three-day follow-up conference, again devoted to the ...

  • 28 Aug 2017
    Vacancies in History and Philosophy of Logic and Mathematics

    The ILLC has three vacancies for Arianna Betti’s group Concepts in Motion within e-Ideas (2017-2022), a project funded by a prestigious personal grant (VICI scheme) by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific ...

  • 28 Aug 2017
    Pieter van Foreest grant 2017

    The Pieter van Foreest grant 2017 is open for application, deadline 10 September. This academic grant is explicitly for young talented researchers in the field of medical humanities: history, ethics, philosophy, ...

  • 28 Aug 2017
    VENI grant for Lukas Verburgt

    Vossius member Lukas Verburgt received a VENI grant for his project "A new theory of revolutionary scientific change".

  • 21 Aug 2017
    Vossius Interest Groups

    The Vossius Center now hosts three interest groups: Amsterdam Seminar Global Intellectual History, Amsterdam Philosophy Encounters Science & Society (APES) and Vossius Circle for the History of Linguistics. In ...

  • 21 Aug 2017
    Vossius Research Fellow James McElvenny

    James McElvenny joins the Vossius Center in September for one month as a Research Fellow with his project about the German sinologist and linguist Georg von der Gabelentz (1840–1893).

  • 18 Aug 2017
    Vossius Research Fellow Floris Solleveld

    Floris Solleveld joins the Vossius Center in September for three months as a Research Fellow with his project Gathering Language: towards a history of language materials, reproductions, and overviews.

  • 4 Aug 2017
    Vossius Research Fellow Omar W. Nasim

    Omar W. Nasim joins the Vossius Center in August for one month as a Research Fellow with his project Observing by Light: Photographing the Heavens, 1850-1920.

  • 30 Jun 2017
    Vossius Fund for Colloquiums and Masterclasses open for applications

    The Vossius Center offers funding for Colloquiums and Masterclasses. The next deadline is 1 October 2017.

  • 30 Jun 2017
    Vossius Fund for Research Fellows open for applications

    The Vossius Center offers funding for Research Fellows. The next deadline is 1 October 2017.

  • 14 Jun 2017
    Vossius Research Fellow Camille Paloque-Berges

    Camille Paloque – Berges joins the Vossius Center in June for one month as a Research Fellow with her project "Early European networks, Dutch nodes" at the Korteweg – de Vries Institute for Mathematics.

  • 7 Jun 2017
    ‘The Making of the Humanities VI’ (Oxford): Registration and Provisional Program

    ‘The Making of the Humanities’ (MOH) is the Society of the History of the Humanities’ annual meeting. The forthcoming MOH-VI conference will be held at the University of Oxford, Somerville College, September 28-30, 2017.

  • 12 May 2017
    Call for Contributions: Studium

    Studium: Tijdschrift voor Wetenschaps- en Universiteitsgeschiedenis | Revue d’Histoire des Sciences et des Universités is an open access peer-reviewed academic journal which publishes articles and book reviews on the ...

  • 3 May 2017
    Vossius Research Fellow Cesare Pastorino

    Cesare Pastorino will join the Vossius Center in May for three months as a Research Fellow with his project "The Dense and Rare: Quantification of Matter and the Exchange of Practical and Learned Knowledge in Early ...

  • 3 May 2017
    Vossius Research Fellow Camille Creyghton

    Camille Creyghton joins the Vossius Center as Research Fellow from April to June. She will work on her research project "Intellectual transfer and transnational knowledge exchange among exiles in France, 1830-1848".

  • 19 Apr 2017
    Call for Papers: Epistemic Vices Conference

    Impartiality, objectivity, honesty, and accuracy are qualities that generations of scholars have regarded as necessary for the pursuit of scholarly inquiry. Philosophers call them epistemic virtues, because these ...

  • 19 Apr 2017
    Call for Papers: Conference The Laboratory Revolution

    Laboratories are the ultimate place where knowledge is created. What originally had been the workplace of chemists and alchemists, by the end of the nineteenth century had become a standard element in the ...

  • 5 Apr 2017
    The Treasury Collection: Works by Maria Sibylla Merian

    This year is the 300th anniversary of the death of naturalist and artist Maria Sibylla Merian (1647 – 1717). An exhibition in the Cromhouthuis features her colourful paintings and illustrations based on her research ...

  • 22 Mar 2017
    Vossius Research Fellow Pascale Rabault-Feuerhahn

    Pascale Rabault-Feuerhahn will join the project "Philology and Interculturality. A Study based on the History of the International Congress of the Orientalists from 1873 to the Interwar Period." as Vossius Research ...

  • 22 Mar 2017
    Spring issue 2017 History of Humanities

    History of Humanities, volume 2, issue 1 | Spring 2017 is published and available online. The journal is edited by Rens Bod, Julia Kursell, Jaap Maat, Thijs Weststeijn and is sponsored by the Society for the History ...

  • 1 Mar 2017
    How did dark matter come to matter?

    PhD student Jaco de Swart, astroparticle physicist Gianfranco Bertone and historian of science Jeroen van Dongen study the history of 'how dark matter came to matter'. Their first results are published in an article ...

  • 1 Mar 2017
    Thesis award for Vossius Member Emma Mojet

    The thesis award of the Louise Thijssen-Schoute Foundation will be awarded to Emma Mojet, PhD researcher at the Vossius Center.

  • 22 Feb 2017
    Essay Rens Bod in The Chronicle

    Rens Bod, one of the directors of the Vossius Center, has published the essay "How a New Field Could Help Save the Humanities" in The Chronicle of Higher Education.

  • 8 Feb 2017
    ‘The next big thing’ in 11 wetenschappelijke disciplines

    Wat is ‘the next big thing’ in de natuurkunde, psychiatrie, klimaatwetenschap, mediastudies, informatica, economische wetenschap, microbiologie, sterrenkunde, geschiedwetenschap en psychologie? In de collegereeks The ...

  • 3 Feb 2017
    Visiting professorship Prof. dr. Hans-Jörg Rheinberger

    Prof. dr. Hans-Jörg Rheinberger will be visiting the Vossius Center from 27 February until 19 March 2017. On 2 March, prof. Rheinberger will also deliver the Zeeman-lecture under auspices of the Vossius Center.