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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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17 July 2019
The book ‘Een wereld vol patronen’ by Rens Bod, professor Digital Humanities and co-director of the Vossius Center, is long listed for the Libris History award 2019.
5 July 2019
Historian of Physics Prof. Jeroen van Dongen (UvA-Institute of Physics) has been invited to give the prestigious Elizabeth Paris Public Engagement Lecture during the annual American History of Science Society meeting ...
29 May 2019
Georgiana Hedesan joins the Vossius Center for four months in May 2019 as a Research Fellow with the project "Johann Rudolf Glauber’s Alchemical Laboratory in Mid-Seventeenth Century Amsterdam".
Vossius Seminar
At the next Vossius Seminar Mathijs Boom (UvA) and Georgiana Hedesan (U. Oxford, Vossius fellow UvA) will present their research.
Seminar Global Intellectual History
At the next Utrecht/Amsterdam Seminar Global Intellectual History Richard Whatmore (Saint-Andrews) will give the lecture "The future of intellectual history".
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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.