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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 October 2019
Anne Kox, emiritus hoogleraar Geschiedenis van de Natuurkunde aan de Universiteit van Amsterdam, heeft een biografie over wis-en natuurkundige Hendrik Antoon Lorentz geschreven. De biografie, 'Een levend kunstwerk' ...
2 October 2019
Anne Kox, emiritus professor in the History of Physics at the University of Amsterdam, has written a biography about Hendrik Antoon Lorentz. The biography, 'Een levend kunstwerk' (in Dutch) will be published on 11 ...
25 September 2019
Rens Bod will represent the Netherlands as guest country at the Science Festival in Genoa with a lecture entitled «Le intuizioni umanistiche cambiano il mondo: L'importanza delle humanities nella storia dell'uomo» ...
Zeeman lecture
Prof. Jürgen Renn (Director Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin) will give the Zeeman lecture "The Anthropocene and the History of Science".
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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31 Oct 2019 15:30
Prof. Jürgen Renn (Director Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin) will give the Zeeman lecture "The Anthropocene and the History of Science".
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.