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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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Reading Group Epistemology

In the academic year 2021-2022, the Vossius Center will launch a close reading group with a focus on epistemology. We will read and discuss texts that the members of the group find relevant and interesting. Meetings will, ideally, take place on location, and there will be no presentations, just questions and discussion.

Conquering Peace: From the Enlightenment to the European Union

Arnab Dutta (Groningen and Freie Universität Berlin) will give the lecture “German Genius in the Bengali Imagination, 1920 – 1940: An Intellectual History” in the Utrecht/Amsterdam Seminar Global Intellectual History.
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About the Vossius Center

Vossius brings 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.

Research

Vossius aims to investigate the position and development of knowledge-making disciplines, in past and present.

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Please feel free to get in contact if you have any questions regarding the Vossius Center and its activities.