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Results: 1 - 20 of 138
  • 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
    Engraving from Vincent Levinus's 1715
    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
    A scholar in his Study
    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
    Engraving from Vincent Levinus's 1715
    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
    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.

  • 11 Oct 2019
    Lorentz
    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.

  • 10 Oct 2019
    Workshop Governance Historisch Perspectief
    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
    Engraving from Vincent Levinus's 1715
    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 ...

  • 17 Jun 2019
    A scholar in his Study
    Vossius Seminar

    15:00 - 17:15 | Symposium

    At the next Vossius Seminar Tobias Winnerling (Huygens ING) and Josephine Musil-Gutsch (LMU München & Vossius Fellow) will present their research. Tobias Winnerling: "Forgetting 18th century scholars in the ...

  • 11 Jun 2019
    Engraving from Vincent Levinus's 1715
    The future of intellectual history

    16:00 - 17:30 | Symposium

    Richard Whatmore (Saint-Andrews) will give the lecture "The future of intellectual history" in the Utrecht/Amsterdam Seminar Global Intellectual History.

  • 5 Jun 2019
    CANCELLED The Philosophical Tradition in Context Seminar

    15:00 - 17:00 | Symposium

    Hein van den Berg (UvA) and Lukas Verburgt (UU) will present their ongoing research at the first seminar of The Philosophical Tradition in Context Seminar series of the Department of Philosophy at the University of ...

  • 3 Jun 2019
    A scholar in his Study
    Vossius Seminar

    15:00 - 17:30 | Symposium

    At the next Vossius Seminar Mathijs Boom (UvA) and Georgiana Hedesan (U. Oxford, Vossius fellow UvA) will present their research. Mathijs Boom: "Unearthing the deep past in the 18th-century Low Countries" and ...

  • Start 15 May 2019
    End 16 May 2019
    The Architecture of Science and the Humanities

    13:00 - 15:00 | Workshop

    Fabian Krämer, Associate fellow at the Vossius Center and current EURIAS fellow at NIAS, convenes a workshop on "The Architecture of Science and the Humanities". This workshop is organized in cooperation with the NIAS.

  • 8 May 2019
    Technical Art History Colloquium

    17:00 - 18:00 | Event

    This edition of the Technical Art History Colloquium will be organised in Utrecht and focuses on the Politics and Materiality of Expertise with a lecture by Noémie Étienne (University of Bern).