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12 August 2019

Call for Papers| Dying and Death in 18th-21st Century Europe, International Conference (ABDD11)

On behalf of the Scientific and Organizing Committee, we are very pleased to invite you to attend the eleventh edition…

07 August 2019

Call for Papers: Ibero-Dutch Entanglements in the Seventeenth Century

SYMPOSIUM – Ibero-Dutch Entanglements in the Seventeenth Century: Conflict and Collaboration in Global Perspective April 17, 2020—Department of History, Purdue…

07 August 2019

Scholar of the Future – Report on the conference ‘Evolution or revolution? Talking about scholars in 2030’

On 23 May 2019 in The Hague NWO and ZonMW organized a discussion day about the scholar of the future.…

07 August 2019

Report on the KNHG evening debate: ‘History as (a)political science?’

On 5 June the Koninklijk Nederlands Historisch Genootschap [Royal Netherlands Historical Society] (KNHG) and the Duitsland Instituut [Germany Institute] Amsterdam…

15 July 2019

Hugo Weiland Prize

The Foundation for Austrian Studies invites lecturers of Dutch universities to nominate talented students whose thesis  investigates an aspect of…

08 July 2019

Call for Papers: Urban mobility, city experience and the rise of public transport: 1880-1960

Call for papers for a major session at the ‘European Association for Urban History’ conference ‘Cities in Motion’, 2-5 September…

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