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Results: 1 - 20 of 144
Results: 1 - 20 of 144
  • 8 Jun 2020
    „Orpheus, or philosophy“: early opera and early modern science

    16:00 - 17:00 | Symposium

    Music Studies organises a colloquium with Nicholas Till in collaboration with the Vossius Center. '„Orpheus, or philosophy“: early opera and early modern science' will be held as an online video colloquium.

  • 29 May 2020
    De alfakant van bètacollecties

    09:45 | Event

    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, ...

  • 25 May 2020
    Digital Vossius Seminar

    16:00 - 17:00 | Symposium

    The next Vossius seminar will take place online via zoom, on Monday 25 May, 16.00h-17.00h. Vossius fellow Richard Calis from Princeton University will talk about his research.

  • 14 May 2020
    ‘Classical’ Music – ‘German’ Music – ‘World’ Music? On the Multiple Meanings of Global Musical Mobility in the 20th Century

    16:00 - 17:30 | Symposium

    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 ...

  • Start 7 May 2020
    End 8 May 2020
    POSTPONED How Disciplines Interact

    09:00 - 17:30 | Workshop

    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.

  • 20 Apr 2020
    Digital Vossius Seminar

    16:00 - 17:00 | Symposium

    The next Vossius seminar will take place online via zoom, on Monday 20 April, 16.00-17.00. Our Vossius fellow Kristine Palmieri from the University of Chicago will give a talk entitled “Philology and the Rise of ...

  • 11 Mar 2020
    Against Nature. An evening with Lorraine Daston

    20:00 - 21:30 | Event

    Why have human beings, in many different cultures and epochs, looked to nature as a source of norms for human behavior? In Against Nature, Lorraine Daston asks why we continually seek moral orders in natural orders, ...

  • 12 Feb 2020
    Technical Art History: new perspectives & more dimensions

    10:00 - 18:00 | Event

    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 ...

  • 4 Feb 2020
    Vossius Seminar

    15:00 - 17:15 | Symposium

    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 ...

  • 19 Dec 2019
    Technical Art History Colloquium

    17:00 - 19:00 | Event

    The Scriptorium Collective is an independent consortium of researchers, craftsmen and curators of university libraries concerned with the production, usage and research of religious books in the wider context of book ...

  • 28 Nov 2019
    Malcolm X and the concept of human rights

    16:00 - 17:30 | Symposium

    Emma Stone Mackinnon (Cambridge) will give the lecture "Malcolm X and the concept of human rights" in the Utrecht/Amsterdam Seminar Global Intellectual History.

  • 25 Nov 2019
    Vossius Seminar

    15:00 - 17:00 | Symposium

    At the next Vossius Seminar Sylvia Pauw (UvA) and Sebastiaan Broere (UvA) will present their research. Sylvia Pauw: "J.H. Lambert on the nature of scientific concepts" and Sebastiaan Broere: "Raising the Standard? ...

  • 7 Nov 2019
    How Egypt forgot its sectarian past in 1919

    17:00 - 19:00 | Symposium

    Hussein Omar (Dublin) will give the lecture "How Egypt forgot its sectarian past in 1919" in the Utrecht/Amsterdam Seminar Global Intellectual History.

  • 31 Oct 2019
    Zeeman lecture by Jürgen Renn

    15:30 | 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".

  • 14 Oct 2019
    Zeeman lecture by Karine Chemla

    16:00 - 17:30 | Lecture

    Prof. Karine Chemla (SPHERE, CNRS & Université de Paris) will give the Zeeman lecture 'The Shaping of Scientific Classics for Modern Uses: An Invitation to a Critical Approach'.

  • 11 Oct 2019
    Book presentation 'Een levend kunstwerk'

    16:30 - 19:00 | Event

    On 16 October, the new biography 'Een levend kunstwerk' about Hendrik Antoon Lorentz, written by UvA emeritus professor Anne Kox, will be presented at the Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds in Amsterdam.

  • 11 Oct 2019
    Boekpresentatie ‘Een levend kunstwerk’ van Anne Kox

    16:30 - 19:00 | Event

    Het Prins Bernard Cultuurfonds, Uitgeverij Balans en auteur Anne Kox nodigen u van harte uit voor de presentatie van Een levend kunstwerk – Hendrik Antoon Lorentz 1853-1928, natuurkundige.

  • 10 Oct 2019
    Hoger Onderwijs Governance in Historisch Perspectief

    13:45 - 17:00 | Workshop

    Tijdens de workshop worden verschillende governancemodellen in het hoger onderwijs, waaronder benaderingen geïnspireerd door New Public Management, geduid en bediscussieerd.

  • 26 Sep 2019
    Flayed: Production, Use and Conservation of Écorché Models

    14:45 - 17:00 | Event

    This edition of the Technical Art History Colloquium is organised in collaboration with Rijksmuseum Boerhaave: two lectures will focus on the production, use and conservation of écorché models, images of flayed human ...

  • Start 3 Jul 2019
    End 4 Jul 2019
    Macro vs. Micro: The Challenges of Global Intellectual History

    Lecture

    Keynote lectures by Prof. dr. Dominic Sachsenmaier (Georg-August University Göttingen) and Prof. dr. Andrew Fitzmaurice (University of Sydney). The lectures are part of the Summer School organised with by Huizinga ...