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Recently, the Dutch cabinet decided to set up an advisory commission to…

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…

23 April 2020

27 May: Webinar on digital sources

On 27 May 2020, KNHG organises a webinar on digital sources together with the Nationaal Archief (National Archive) and Archives…

21 April 2020

Dirk Alkemade awarded Fulbright Scholarship

KNHG committee member Dirk Alkemade has been awarded the Fulbright Scholarship to study transatlantic Dutch democratic radicals in the revolutionary…

21 April 2020

Historians’ Days 2021: History beyond borders!

In the sixteenth century Erasmus wrote: ‘The whole world is my homeland’. Since then,  Erasmus’ place of birth, Rotterdam, has…

12 March 2020

Report on the Academic Publishing in Europe 2020 Conference in Berlin, 14-15 January

As the Managing Editor of BMGN – Low Countries Historical Review, I travelled to Berlin to participate in the annual…

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