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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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1 March 2020
Kristine Palmieri joins the Vossius Center for three months in March 2020 as a Research Fellow with the project 'Philology as a Way of Knowing: Philology in the Reformed German Universities, 1750-1830'.
28 February 2020
Amsterdam University Press is launching a new book series that focuses on the subjects central at the Vossius Center: Studies in the History of Knowledge. Editors: Klaas van Berkel (Groningen), Jeroen van Dongen ...
28 February 2020
The Vossius Center offers funding for Research Fellows. The next deadline is 20 April 2020 for fellowships between September 2020 and June 2021.
Vossius Seminar
CANCELLED At the next Vossius Seminar Larissa Schulte Nordholt (University of Leiden) and Giovanni Colavizza (University of Amsterdam) will present their research.
Seminar Global Intellectual History
CANCELLED At the next Utrecht/Amsterdam Seminar Global Intellectual History Silvia Sebastiani (EHESS, Parijs) will give the lecture "'Doubts about man’: Apes and global markets in Enlightenment ".
Upcoming events More events
7 - 8 May 2020 09:00 - 17:30
The Vossius Center at the University of Amsterdam will host a two-day workshop, entitled “How Disciplines Interact”.* The workshop is postponed due to COVID-19 and will probably take place 6 and 7 May 2021.
14 May 2020 16:00 - 17:30
Friedemann Pestel (Freiburg) will give the lecture “‘Classical’ Music – ‘German’ Music – ‘World’ Music? On the Multiple Meanings of Global Musical Mobility in the 20th Century” in the Utrecht/Amsterdam Seminar Global ...
29 May 2020 09:45
Welke cultuurhistorische waarde heeft natuurhistorisch erfgoed? En op welke manier kunnen deze verhalen de publieke rol van het natuurhistorische museum in de 21ste eeuw versterken? Op zoek naar antwoorden, ...
About Vossius
Read more about the Vossius Center for the History of Humanities and Sciences.
The Vossius Center aims to investigate the position and development of knowledge-making disciplines, in past and present.
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