RMA Course – Back to the Source: Political History Unravelled

Every Friday from 24 February until 31 March, 10-13.00h Supervisor: Dr. Carla Hoetink (Radboud University; RSPH/OPG Director of Studies) Long gone are the days when political history was only described from official state documents. In today's historical practice a great deal of attention is paid to multi-perspectivity, seeking opportunities to hear different voices. No one more »

Lecture Barbara Sollberg-Rilinger: King Frederick William I of Prussia and the History of Masculinity

On 31 March, Professor of Early Modern History Barbara Stollberg-Rilinger (Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster) will give the lecture ‘King Frederick William I of Prussia and the History of Masculinity: Challenges of Biographical Writing’. The suggestive power of retrospective rationalisation Frederick William I, king of Prussia (1713-1740), called himself a tyrant, and most of his contemporaries would have agreed. more »

Lecture Ilkay Yilmaz – Interimperial Diplomacy, Security and Administrative Reform in The Ottoman East

On the 3rd of April, the Security History Network hosts its third lecture in the SHN Lecture Series. In this lecture, dr. İlkay Yılmaz will speak about Interimperial Diplomacy, Security and Administrative Reform in The Ottoman East. Dr. Yılmaz is currently a DFG-funded research assistant at the Friedrich-Meinecke-Institut at the division of Modern History. studies. more »

Conference: Parliament contested? Rethinking the relationship between national politics, global crises, and pressure from below in the 1970s

The purpose of this conference is to reassess the role of national parliaments and national policy-making processes in the 1970s in light of the increasing global challenges and extra-parliamentary pressure that occurred. What can be seen as decisive turning points shaping the political history of the era? Were they the same in each country, or more »

Workshop ‘The Longue Durée Perspective’

11 April 2023, 13:30-17:30 (followed by drinks) Utrecht University, Kromme Nieuwegracht 80, Van Ravesteynzaal (1.06) Register here Abstract How do you do longue durée history? This workshop aims to bring together historians who apply a longue durée perspective in their research or are contemplating starting a longue durée project. It primarily focusses on the particularities more »

4-mei lezing: In verzet

Waarom komen sommige mensen wel in verzet en andere niet? Met historicus prof. Ismee Tames (UU). Wanneer komen mensen in verzet? Welke rol spelen sociale netwerken, ideeën en vaardigheden hierin? En waarom zijn sommige verzetsbewegingen principieel geweldloos en andere juist niet? Historicus prof. Ismee Tames (UU & NIOD) doet onderzoek naar de ervaringen van mensen more »

Lecture | Liberal Worldmaking and the Imaginative Geography of Sex Trafficking – Jeanne Morefield (Oxford)

Date and time: 9 May 2023, 16.00-17.30 Place: Utrecht, room: Drift 23, 0.12 No registration is needed, unless you want to participate online. In that case, send an e-mail to: info@globalintellectualhistory.org. Abstract Since the late 1990’s, global attention to the issue of human trafficking (particularly sex trafficking) has skyrocketed within international institutions and among fascist more »

RMA Summer School – Writing Political History from Below: Theory and Practice

Supervisors: Harm Kaal (Radboud University) and Marnix Beyen (University of Antwerp)  Registration: before 31 March 2023 (bureau@onderzoekschoolpolitiekegeschiedenis.nl, see below) Location: Nijmegen, The Netherlands This year’s RSPH/OPG Summer School is dedicated to studying politics ‘from below’. This Summer School prepares students to apply a multifaceted approach in writing political history. Students will delve into key historiographical more »