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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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2 January 2020
Niels Martens joins the Vossius Center for one month in February 2020 and again for two months in August 2020 as a Research Fellow with the project "History and philosophy of the distinction between (dark) matter & ...
20 December 2019
Stephen Clucas joins the Vossius Center for three months in January 2020 as a Research Fellow with the project "John Dee (1527-1609): between 'magic' and 'science'.
16 December 2019
‘The Making of the Humanities’ conference goes to Barcelona! The Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF) together with the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC) will host the 9th Making of the Humanities conference, from 21 ...
Vossius Seminar
At the next Vossius Seminar Juan Bubello (University of Buenos Aires) and Stephen Clucas (Birbeck, University of London) will present their research.
Seminar Global Intellectual History
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 ".
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4 Feb 2020 15:00 - 17:15
At the next Vossius Seminar Juan Bubello (University of Buenos Aires) and Stephen Clucas (Birbeck, University of London) will present their research. Juan Bubello: “Alchemy, politics and power in the Spain of Felipe ...
12 Feb 2020 10:00 - 18:00
This edition of the Technical Art History Colloquia is organised in collaboration with the Netherlands Institute for Conservation, Art and Science (NICAS). During this full-day programme, researchers with various ...
31 Mar 2020 16:00 - 17:30
Silvia Sebastiani (EHESS, Parijs) will give the lecture "'Doubts about man’: Apes and global markets in Enlightenment " in the Utrecht/Amsterdam Seminar Global Intellectual History.
About Vossius
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Research
The Vossius Center aims to investigate the position and development of knowledge-making disciplines, in past and present.