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Results: 1 - 20 of 100
  • 3 Jun 2020
    Histories of Humanities Special Issue

    History of Humanities 5.1 has come out with a special issue on the History of Scholarly Forgetting. It contains 11 contributions ranging from the forgetting of Nazi classical scholarship, the overlooking of amateurs ...

  • 18 May 2020
    Vossius Research Fellow Richard Calis

    Richard Calis joins the Vossius Center for three months in June 2020 as a Research Fellow with the project 'The Making of Medieval Italy: Evidence and Proof in the Age of Ludovico Antonio Muratori (1672-1750)'.

  • 11 May 2020
    NEW BOOK: The Humanities in the World

    NEW BOOK: "The Humanities in the World" with Rens Bod, Stefan Collini and Onora O'Neill, and marvelously edited by Anders Engberg-Pedersen. "There is a preconception so deeply rooted in our culture that even scholars ...

  • 23 Apr 2020
    New Call for Papers and Panels ‘The Making of the Humanities IX’

    Due to COVID-19, the 9th Making of the Humanities conference has been postponed until 2021, please check the new deadlines. The Making of the Humanities conference is going to Barcelona! The Universitat Pompeu ...

  • 1 Mar 2020
    Vossius Research Fellow Kristine Palmieri

    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 Feb 2020
    New book series: Studies in the History of Knowledge

    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 Feb 2020
    Vossius Fund for Research Fellows open for applications

    The Vossius Center offers funding for Research Fellows. The next deadline is 20 April 2020 for fellowships between September 2020 and June 2021.

  • 25 Feb 2020
    CfP Special Issue of History of Humanities

    The journal History of Humanities solicits submissions for a special issue on Decentralizing the History of the Humanities.

  • 25 Feb 2020
    How Disciplines Interact - programme online

    The Vossius Center at the University of Amsterdam will host a two-day workshop on 7-8 May 2020, entitled “How Disciplines Interact”.* The programme is now online.

  • 3 Feb 2020
    Vossius Research Fellow Neda Ghatrouei

    Neda Ghatrouei joins the Vossius Center for three months in February 2020 as a Research Fellow with the project 'Model Construction and Objectivity in Einstein’s relativistic theory post 1915'.

  • 2 Jan 2020
    Vossius Research Fellow Niels Martens

    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 Dec 2019
    Vossius Research Fellow Stephen Clucas

    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 Dec 2019
    Call for Papers and Panels ‘The Making of the Humanities IX’

    ‘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 ...

  • 11 Nov 2019
    CfP "How Disciplines Interact" (UvA 7-8 May 2020)

    The Vossius Center at the University of Amsterdam will host a two-day workshop on 7-8 May 2020, entitled “How Disciplines Interact”.*

  • 30 Oct 2019
    New issue History of Humanities

    Issue 4.2 of 'History of Humanities' (Fall 2019) has been published. It contains a Theme section on “The Classics of the Humanities: From the Enlightenment to the Digital Age”, as well as a Forum section on ...

  • 29 Oct 2019
    Review by Lucas van der Deijl of 'Een wereld vol patronen' by Rens Bod

    Lucas van der Deijl has written a review (in Dutch) for deReactor of 'Een wereld vol patronen: De geschiedenis van kennis' by Rens Bod.

  • 29 Oct 2019
    Anne Kox about his Lorentz biography on NPO Radio 1

    Anne Kox is interviewed in the radio programme 'Met het Oog Op Morgen' about his biography of Hendrik Antoon Lorentz. Anne Kox is emeritus professor in the History of Physics. The biography, 'Een levend kunstwerk' ...

  • 23 Oct 2019
    Final Programme “The Making of the Humanities VIII”

    The Making of the Humanities VIII Conference will take place 21-23 November 2019 and is hosted by the University of Cape Town. The final conference programme is now online.

  • 23 Oct 2019
    Zeeman Fellows at Vossius Center

    The Vossius Center is proud to announce that the two Zeeman Fellows for 2019 will be Karine Chemla and Jürgen Renn. The Zeeman Fellows are hosted by the Vossius Center and endowed by the Pieter Zeemanfonds.

  • 2 Oct 2019
    Anne Kox publiceert biografie Hendrik Antoon Lorentz

    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' ...