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Preparations for the biennial Dutch Historians’ Days (from the 26th to the…

11 January 2021

Video BMGN 135: 3-4: Why were children separated from their families and culture in the Dutch East Indies and Rwanda?

Simultaneously with BMGN – Low Countries Historical Review’s special edition on Child Separation (BMGN 135: 3-4), a short video has…

7 December 2020

Looking back on the three-year Policy Plan ‘Working together for history’

As 2020 draws to a close, the first three-year KNHG policy and work plan is nearing its end as well. Additionally, our digital…

29 September 2020

Digital Annual Conference: Keynote 1 by Tim Soens

We have never been vulnerable. Inequality as common ground between COVID-19 and flood disasters – Tim Soens COVID-19 is a…

20 August 2020

Advisory letter to Dutch Minister of Internal Affairs Ollongren on advisory commission on slavery past

Recently, the Dutch cabinet decided to set up an advisory commission to examine whether the Netherlands should consider slavery and…

19 August 2020

AHA cancels face-to-face Annual Meeting 2021, works on digital alternative

After careful deliberation, the American Historical Association (AHA) has determined that it will be impossible to hold its annual meeting…

20 July 2020

Congratulations to KNHG from Dutch prime minister Mark Rutte and Speaker of the House Khadija Arib

2020 marks the 175th anniversary of the Royal Netherlands Historical Society (KNHG). Therefore Dutch prime minister Mark Rutte, a historian…

20 July 2020

CISH Newsletter no. 3

In its third newsletter, the International Committee of Historicial Science (Comité international des Sciences historiques, or CISH) discusses its decision…

20 July 2020

19 November: Digital Annual Conference in partnership with Environmental Humanities Center (VU Amsterdam)

On November 19th 2020, KNHG will organize its Annual Conference in close partnership with Environmental Humanities Center at the Free…

23 June 2020

KNAW Humanities Cluster starts OpenJournals.nl

On 1 July, the KNAW Humanities Cluster has started the design and construction of an Open Access journals platform, OpenJournals.nl.…

14 May 2020

Session on open access publishing and Plan S at the Annual Meeting of the AHA in Seattle, January 2021

Antia Wiersma, the director of the Royal Netherlands Historical Society and Tessa Lobbes, the managing editor of BMGN – Low…

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