Working together for history


  • promotes the interests of the profession and historians as a group
  • publishes the scientific journal BMGN – Low Countries Historical Review
  • is one of the founding partners of
  • supports future and young historians
  • is committed to best practice in professional practice through critical reflection
  • offers a forum to all historians in the exchange of ideas

KNHG members receive:

  • Access to the largest network of professional historians
  • Discounts on KNHG gatherings
  • Updates through electronic newsletters
  • Welcome gift


  • You support Open Access publication of BMGN-LCHR
  • You support



17 April 2019

Safeguarding academic freedom

There has been much concern lately among academics about the freedom of expression, assembly, opinion, and thought in the academic…

10 April 2019

Corporate design nominated for European Design Awards 2019

The nominations for the European Design Awards 2019 have been announced. We were delighted to hear our corporate design being…

08 April 2019

CfP: Memory and Identity in the Learned World

CfP deadline: 1 May, 2019. The Republic of Letters — the early modern community of scholars — has been vaguely…

04 April 2019

Call for Applications – Identities beyond the nation

by Dominique Reill (University of Miami) 3 June 2019 | 10.00 – 12.00 | Bushuis E 1.01E Recent scholarship on…

04 April 2019

Call for papers and sessions – 13th European Social Science History Conference

Leiden, The Netherlands, 18 – 21 March, 2020 The ESSHC aims at bringing together scholars interested in explaining historical phenomena…

02 April 2019

Historicidagen 2019 | 22-24 augustus, Groningen

De Historicidagen 2019 worden van 22 tot en met 24 augustus in Groningen gehouden, op initiatief van KNHG in samenwerking met de Rijksuniversiteit Groningen. Dit jaar…

© KNHG 2019 Website: Code Clear