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Call for papers: The Artistic Taste of Nations: Contesting Geographies of European Art, 1550-1815


This conference will be held on 13 and 14 June 2019 at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.

CLUE+ kerstborrel


Het onderzoeksinstituut CLUE+, in samenwerking met de Faculteiten Geesteswetenschappen en Religie en Theologie, nodigen u van harte uit voor de CLUE+ Kerstborrel.

18-12-2018: 'Kerk en Wereld: Het orgel als statussymbool?'


CLUE+ and the Stevin Centre for history of Science and Humanities cordially invite you Stevin Seminar #34.

'Thinking differently about Freedom: Enslaved Labour, Capitalism and the making of the Modern World'


CLUE+ cordially invites you the lecture at the International Institute of Social History.

14-12-2018: Romeinensymposium


CLUE+ and ARCHON cordially invite you to the 24th Romeinensymposium (in Dutch).

Birthday Party: 'Pitch, Team Up, make it happen'


CLUE+ cordially invites you to the Birthday party of the Environmental Humanities Center.

Exploded view


In October CLUE+ researchers Krien Clevis and Gert-Jan Burgers have won grants from both the Mondriaan Fund and the Amsterdam Fund for the Arts.

Unhinging the National Framework: Perspectives on transnational life-writing


CLUE+ cordially invites you the this symposium.

A Lake's Life: approaches to writing a hydro-biography


CLUE+ and the Environmental Humanities Center cordially invite you to this special event.

Congres: Brains, Buildings, Business - De Vrije Universiteit en de Zuidas


Tweedaags congres met als doel reflectie op geschiedenis en toekomst van universiteitscampussen, in het bijzonder de VU-campus en haar relatie tot de Zuidas.

‘Culture Comes to Kampala’: Ernst May’s Designs for the Postwar African City’


CLUE+ cordially invites you to this guest talk by Rixt Woudstra.

Joe Sacco Keynote Interview: The Practice and Effects of Comics Journalism


With works such as Palestine, Footnotes in Gaza, The Fixer, Safe Area Goražde, and The Great War, Joe Sacco continues to draw keen attention from scholars, critics, and fans.

Challenging Eternity 2019: World Heritage, Urbanistic Interventions and the City of Rome


Apply now for the international class Challenging Eternity!

Environmental Humanities and Outer Space


Over the last decades, space exploration to distant planetary bodies significantly contributed to our understanding of the Universe, as well as our own planet. It paved way to the ambitious effort of long-term human space spaceflight and exploration.

CALL FOR PAPERS: Drawing yourself in and out of it


Amsterdam Comics is pleased to announce its 2nd international conference, “Drawing Yourself In and Out of It,” which will take place from 15-17 November 2018 at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Netherlands.