Promotie Sanne Albers

Op 1 februari aanstaande zal Sanne Albers aan de UvA haar proefschrift ”Dissecting the Chinese national historical narrative. A quantitative and qualitative analysis of ideological roles of women, ethnic minorities, and businesspeople in Chinese junior high school history textbooks’ verdedigen. (more…)

Promotie Jorrit Steehouder

Op 14 januari 2022 heeft Jorrit Steehouder zijn proefschrift verdedigd over idealen van Europese samenwerking voor de jaren 50. (more…)

International Conference Political History Today: Exploring New Themes 23-24 June 2022

23-24 June 2022, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Save the Date!
Five years after successfully taking stock of the “State of the Art in the History of Politics” (The Hague, 2017), next summer, the Association for Political History  (APH) and the Dutch national Research School Political History.  (RSPH/OPG) organize a two-day follow-up conference in Amsterdam to revisit the field and explore new themes in the history of politics. (more…)

Call for Proposals: International Conference Panels

We invite proposals for panels that discuss new and urgent themes in the history of the political. These can be either proposals for a single panel of two hours (3-4 panelists), or a pair of interconnected panels (6-8 panelists). Each panel has a chair and a commentator.



Training RSPH

Please note: The RSPH secretariat will be closed from 23 December 2021 until 7 January 2022.

Please keep in mind that due to COVID, events may change at short notice, please check with the organisers in case of uncertainties.

Bringing Politics Back In(to) … Environmental Studies

Summer School 2022 on Environmental History

The RSPH Summer School for research master students will focus on “The Politics of the Environment”.  The program will feature national and international guest lecturers, with lectures, roundtables, posters and break-out sessions. Supervisors include prof. Liesbeth van de Grift.


Workshop Interdisciplinary Approaches

Christian Wicke and Iva Peša supervise this workshop for 2nd year PhD students. (more…)

The course oral history will be given online.

The course oral history will be given online. See the Update 19 Nov Program Oral History and Life Stories 2021_ for more information.