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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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Vossius Seminar

At the next Vossius Seminar Angus Nicholls and Daan Wegener will present their research. Angus Nicholls will give the talk “Aesthetics and Anthropology in the Early Years of Comparative Literature: The Acta Comparationis Litterarum Universarum” and Daan Wegener "Ernst Mach on Energy Conservation".

“Western Civilization” in the Thought of Afro-American and Francophone Black Intellectuals – from the Great War to the Early Cold War

Georgios Varouxakis (Queen Mary, University of London) will give the lecture '“Western Civilization” in the Thought of Afro-American and Francophone Black Intellectuals – from the Great War to the Early Cold War' 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.