RMeS Winterschool & Graduate Symposium 2014-15 – VU University

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Date: January 28 & 29, 2015 Time: 10.00 – 18.00 hrs (28th, followed by dinner at a restaurant) Venue: VU University Amsterdam ECTS: 5 (two full days plus preparation 3 days) Organized by: Professor José van Dijck (UvA) and professors Ginette Verstraete and Irene Costera Meijer (VU) on behalf of the RMeS Advisory Board Open to: PhD candidates who are a…  Read more →

Research Master Course 2015: Trending Topics


RMeS: Trending Topics 2014-15 When? Friday February 6th and 20th, March 6th, 20th and 27th; all 13.00 – 17.00 hrs, except March 27th 10.00-17.00 hrs Where?  Bungehuis 3.37, Spuistraat 210 Amsterdam Course? RMa Course: Trending Topics ECTS? 6 Coordinator? dr. Maryn Wilkinson (UvA) Guest lectures by? see program below. Organisation? RMeS Open to? First and second year RMa students in…  Read more →

PhD defence: Sarah Dellmann

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Images of Dutchness: Popular Visual Media, the Emergence of National Clichés and the Creation of Supposed Common Knowledge about the Netherlands and the Dutch (1880-1914) When? Friday, February 6th, 16:15 Where? Senaatszaal, Academiegebouw, Domplein 29, Utrecht Supervisor: Prof. dr. Frank Kessler Co-Supervisor: Dr. Nanna Verhoeff Sarah Dellmann, Utrecht University – s.dellmann@uu.nl This dissertation investigates the…  Read more →

PhD defence: Daniëlle Bruggeman


More Than Meets the Eye: Dutch Fashion, Identity and New Materialism When? Thursday, December 11, 10:30 Where? Aula Radboud University,  Nijmegen. Daniëlle Bruggeman: d[dot]bruggeman[at]let[dot]ru[dot]nl As part of the interdisciplinary NWO project Dutch Fashion Identity in a Globalised World, my PhD research explores the dynamic relationship between fashion and the notion of identity as it is…  Read more →

Dissertation: Arno van der Hoeven (EUR)

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Popular Music Memories. Places and practices of popular music heritage, memory and cultural identity On 27 November 2014 Arno van der Hoeven obtained his doctorate with a dissertation on ‘Popular Music Memories. Places and practices of popular music heritage, memory and cultural identity.’ Ever since the late 1950s, people have grown up with popular music as…  Read more →

KNAW-minisymposium: Wikipedia as a research tool


Wikipedia as a research tool Most people use Wikipedia as an encyclopedia – a digital reference work for looking up facts and information about people, issues and past and present events. But Wikipedia is much more than that: it has become a collaborative tool for writing and rewriting history, a cultural reference work and a…  Read more →

Four PhD Fellowships at NICA


Four PhD Fellowships at NICA The Netherlands Institute for Cultural Analysis (NICA) is inviting applications for four fully-funded PhD-fellowships, starting September 1, 2015. The positions cover four years in total, culminating in the dissertation defense. The deadline for applications is April 1, 2015. Candidates should apply on the basis of an independent research proposal — a…  Read more →