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Past events

Results: 1 - 20 of 144
Results: 1 - 20 of 144
  • „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 ...
  • Vossius Seminar
    4 Feb 2020 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 ...
  • Technical Art History Colloquium
    19 Dec 2019 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 ...
  • Engraving from Vincent Levinus's 1715
    Malcolm X and the concept of human rights
    28 Nov 2019 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.
  • A scholar in his Study
    Vossius Seminar
    25 Nov 2019 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? ...
  • Engraving from Vincent Levinus's 1715
    How Egypt forgot its sectarian past in 1919
    7 Nov 2019 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.
  • Zeeman lecture by Jürgen Renn
    31 Oct 2019 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".
  • Zeeman lecture by Karine Chemla
    14 Oct 2019 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'.
  • Lorentz
    Book presentation 'Een levend kunstwerk'
    11 Oct 2019 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.
  • Boekpresentatie ‘Een levend kunstwerk’ van Anne Kox
    11 Oct 2019 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.
  • Workshop Governance Historisch Perspectief
    Hoger Onderwijs Governance in Historisch Perspectief
    10 Oct 2019 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.
  • Flayed: Production, Use and Conservation of Écorché Models
    26 Sep 2019 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 ...
  • Engraving from Vincent Levinus's 1715
    Macro vs. Micro: The Challenges of Global Intellectual History
    3 Jul 2019 - 4 Jul 2019 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 ...