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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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15 May 2019
The Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry invites submissions for the 10th Annual Postgraduate Workshop. This year’s topic is “Society and the Creation of (al)Chemical Knowledge”. Hosted by the Ritman ...
12 April 2019
Issue 4.1 of 'History of Humanities' (Spring 2019) has been published.
29 March 2019
Josephine Musil-Gutsch joins the Vossius Center for one months in April 2019 as a Research Fellow with the project "Material Analysis of Archeological Artefacts. Cooperations between Sciences and Humanities around 1900".
Vossius Seminar
At the next Vossius Seminar Emma Mojet (UvA) and Kim Simonsen (University of Bergen, Vossius Fellow) will present their research.
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".
Upcoming events More events
3 Jun 2019 15:00 - 17:30
At the next Vossius Seminar Mathijs Boom (UvA) and Georgina Hedesan (U. Oxford, Vossius fellow UvA) will present their research. Mathijs Boom: "Unearthing the deep past in the 18th-century Low Countries" and ...
5 Jun 2019 15:00 - 17:00
Hein van den Berg (UvA) and Lukas Verburgt (UU) will present their ongoing research at the first seminar of The Philosophical Tradition in Context Seminar series of the Department of Philosophy at the University of ...
About Vossius
Read more about the Vossius Center for the History of Humanities and Sciences.
Research
The Vossius Center aims to investigate the position and development of knowledge-making disciplines, in past and present.