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Past events

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Results: 1 - 20 of 156
  • PhD defense: Chaokang Tai
    26 Mar 2021 13:00 Event
    Chaokang Tai will defend the dissertation "Anton Pannekoek, Marxist Astronomer: Photography, Epistemic Virtues, and Political Philosophy in Early Twentieth-Century Astronomy" supervised by Prof. Jeroen van Dongen and ...
  • Digital Vossius Seminar
    15 Mar 2021 16:00 - 18:00 Symposium
    The topic of the next Vossius Seminar is 'Culture and descent: The ambivalence of ethnicity across the gap between the natural and the cultural sciences in the nineteenth century'.
  • Engraving from Vincent Levinus's 1715
    Women and the History of International Thinking
    2 Feb 2021 00:00 Symposium
    Glenda Sluga (The University of Sydney/European University Institute) will give the lecture “Women and the History of International Thinking” in the Utrecht/Amsterdam Seminar Global Intellectual History.
  • Revolutionary Cosmopolitanism: Transnational migration and political activism, 1815-1848
    22 Jan 2021 00:00 Conference
    One-day conference with a keynote lecture by Maurizio Isabella (Queen Mary, University of London).
  • Digital Vossius Seminar
    20 Jan 2021 17:00 - 18:00 Symposium
    At the next Vossius Seminar, our Vossius fellow Ana María Gómez López will give a lecture entitled "Death at the water’s edge: Multi-species histories, aqueous environments, and the early development of taphonomy".
  • PhD defense: Sjang ten Hagen
    13 Jan 2021 14:00 Event
    Sjang ten Hagen, Vossius Center, will defend the dissertation entitled 'History and Physics Entangled: Disciplinary Intersections in the Long Nineteenth Century' supervised by Prof. Jeroen van Dongen and Prof. Rens ...
  • KNAW-webinar: Wat hebben de universiteiten nodig?
    1 Dec 2020 20:00 - 21:30 Event
    Het is al jaren onrustig aan de Nederlandse universiteiten. Daarom hebben drie hoogleraren onlangs een pamflet '40 stellingen over de wetenschap' gepubliceerd, waarin ze inhoudelijke stelling nemen over wat een ...
  • Engraving from Vincent Levinus's 1715
    'Doubts about man': Apes and global markets in Enlightenment debates
    24 Nov 2020 16:00 - 17:30 Symposium
    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.
  • Digital Vossius Seminar
    24 Nov 2020 14:00 - 16:00 Symposium
    At our forthcoming Seminar on 24 November, our new Vossius fellows Lyke de Vries and Grigoris Panoutsopoulos will talk about their research. The talks will be digital and start at 14:00.
  • Engraving from Vincent Levinus's 1715
    ‘Classical’ Music – ‘German’ Music – ‘World’ Music? On the Multiple Meanings of Global Musical Mobility in the 20th Century
    22 Oct 2020 00:00 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 ...
  • Digital Vossius Seminar
    5 Oct 2020 16:00 - 18:00 Symposium
    The next Vossius seminar will take place online via zoom, on Monday 5 October. Two recently appointed Vossius Fellows, Anna-Luna Post and Niels Martens, will talk about their research at the Vossius Center.
  • History of Knowledge Seminar
    24 Sep 2020 15:30 - 17:00 Lecture
    On behalf of the Descartes Center you are invited to the online lecture by prof. Peter Burke (Cambridge) in the History of Knowledge Seminar Series @ Utrecht University.
  • „Orpheus, or philosophy“: early opera and early modern science
    8 Jun 2020 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.
  • De alfakant van bètacollecties
    29 May 2020 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, ...
  • Digital Vossius Seminar
    25 May 2020 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.
  • ‘Classical’ Music – ‘German’ Music – ‘World’ Music? On the Multiple Meanings of Global Musical Mobility in the 20th Century
    14 May 2020 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 ...
  • POSTPONED How Disciplines Interact
    7 May 2020 - 8 May 2020 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.
  • Digital Vossius Seminar
    20 Apr 2020 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 ...
  • Against Nature. An evening with Lorraine Daston
    11 Mar 2020 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, ...
  • Technical Art History: new perspectives & more dimensions
    12 Feb 2020 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 ...