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  • 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.

  • 25 Jan 2017
    CfA: TransPositions Summer School

    The ERC ARTECHNE project and the Department of History and Art History of Utrecht University have issued a call for applications for the 'TransPositions Summer School 2017: Sensible Objects, Material Engagement, ...

  • 6 Jan 2017
    Call for Papers and Panels: ‘The Making of Humanities VI’

    The sixth conference on the history of the humanities, ‘The Making of the Humanities VI’, will take place at the University of Oxford, Humanities Division and Somerville College, UK, from 28 till 30 September 2017.

  • 23 Dec 2016
    Conference Changing the Nature of Art and Science

    On 7, 8 and 9 June 2017 the Maria Sibylla Merian Society, Artis Library of the University of Amsterdam and ARTIS Academy will host an international conference in The Royal Tropical Institute (KIT), Artis Zoo and the ...

  • 23 Dec 2016
    Call for Applications: Re-Enactment Replication Reconstruction

    This workshop brings together specialists from the fields of art history, archaeology, conservation, musicology and anthropology. Its goals are to reflect on reconstruction, re-enactment and replication (RRR) ...

  • 23 Dec 2016
    Lecturer in the Spotlight: Jeroen van Dongen

    Physicist and science historian Jeroen van Dongen (IoP) conducts research into the history and philosophy of gravitation. Together with Rens Bod (ILLC) and Julia Kursell (Faculty of Humanities), he is co-director of ...

  • 24 Oct 2016
    Fall issue of "History of Humanities"

    The fall issue of "History of Humanities" has been published.

  • 20 Oct 2016
    Three Vossius Research Fellowships awarded

    The Vossius Center for the History of Humanities and Sciences has awarded the first three Vossius Research Fellowships to the following researchers:

  • 20 Oct 2016
    A Greeting from the Max-Planck-Institut für Wissenschaftsgeschichte, Berlin

    It is a real honour to congratulate the University of Amsterdam on establishing the Vossius Centre. Research at the Vossius Centre touches upon one of the most central issues of our times: why and how knowledge ...

  • 28 Jun 2016
    Call for Participation | The Making of the Humanities V

    More than 100 papers and three keynote speakers (Karine Chemla, Anthony Grafton and Sarah Kay) on the History of the Humanities and related disciplines.

  • 14 Apr 2016
    Invitation to the Grand Opening of the Vossius Center - 27 June 2016

    The Vossius Center for the History of Humanities and Sciences will be officially opened on Monday 27 June, 15.00h-18.00h, at the place where G. Vossius held his inaugural lecture in 1632.