CREATE Salon: Digitizing the Enlightenment

This month’s topic of our CREATE Salon is ‘Digitizing the Enlightenment‘, with presentations by: Prof. dr. Alicia de Montoya, Mr. dr. Helwi Blom, Rindert Jagersma MA, and dr. Juliette Reboul Middlebrow Enlightenment. Disseminating Ideas, Authors and Texts in Europe (1665-1820) (MEDIATE) MEDIATE is an ERC-funded digital humanities Read More …

Vincent Baptist: “The question why Amsterdam is such a creative city is one that definitely fascinates me”

After having studied Applied Economics in Belgium, I moved to Amsterdam to pursue my strong interest in Film Studies. I’ve been living in this city for three years now, and I continue to be amazed by and benefit from Amsterdam’s plethora of cinemas, theatres and Read More …

UvA historian Clé Lesger wins Professor van Winter prize 2015

UvA historian Clé Lesger has been awarded with the Professor van Winter prize 2015 for his monograph Het winkellandschap van Amsterdam. Stedelijke structuur en winkelbedrijf in de vroegmoderne en moderne tijd, 1550-2000 (Hilversum, Verloren 2013). The Professor van Winter prize is a bi-annual prize for Read More …