Op 11 maart 2020 vindt in Antwerpen het jaarlijkse OPG seminar militaire geschiedenis plaats. Thema’s zijn onder meer de omgang met het koloniale verleden vanuit militair-historisch perspectief en het herdenken van oorlog. Continue reading
Rethinking repertoires: how ordinary people conducted politics in the nineteenth century
Our seminar in Ghent on 19th century popular politics and the ways in which ordinary people could shape the world around them, is open for registration. Our starting point is the work of the eminent historical sociologist Charles Tilly, who put forth the idea of protest repertoires. Continue reading
PhD candidates (RSPH) will present their work during the two day seminar “Work in progress: power and politics from a historical perspective”.
Historians and others who interview about the past often talk about memory and how they are informed by memory, while they know memory is a difficult and problematic source for historical knowledge. During this course we shall concentrate on the use of memory in historical research Continue reading