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N.W. Posthumus Institute congratulates graduates PhD Basic Training

At the Posthumus Conference 2022, held on 30 June and 1 July at the Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication of Erasmus University Rotterdam, the PhDs present received their Certificate obtained for completing the Basic PhD Training Programma of the N.W. Posthumus Institute. On behalf of the N.W. Posthumus Institute, the staff wants to…

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Call for papers ‘Social Mobility in pre-industrial societies: tendencies, causes and effects (13th-18th c.)’ – deadline 1 Nov. 2022

The Executive Committee of the 55th Study Week of the Datini Institute, to be held on 12-16 May 2024 in Prato, Italy, calls for research papers on the theme ‘Social Mobility in pre-industrial societies: tendencies, causes and effects (13th-18th centuries)’. The results of this call for research papers will be presented at during the aforementioned…

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Workshop ‘Digital mapping for historians with QGIS’

A map can be an excellent way to visualize your research, but only a small percentage of people know how to make them. Have you been wanting to learn more about digital mapping for your research, but do not know where to start? Or struggle to make time to teach yourself? This workshop may be…

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Call for papers Datini-ESTER Advanced Seminar 2023: ‘Economic Exchanges’ – deadline abstracts 15 October 2022

Fondazione Istituto Internazionale di Storia Economica “F. Datini” and the European School for Training in Economic and Social Historical Research (ESTER) will organise their sixth jointly-organized Datini-ESTER Advanced Seminar for economic and social historians on 14-20 May 2023, in Prato (Italy) on the theme of “Economic Exchanges” The organisers ESTER, established in 1991, is an…

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Posthumus staff welcomes Midas van de Weetering as student assistant

As of 16 May 2022, the staff of the N.W. Posthumus Institute will be temporarily (until June 2023) supported by student assistant Midas van de Weetering. Midas is currently in the second year of his BA in History at Utrecht University, taking part in the specialisation ‘Societal Challenges’ as well as in the Humanities Honours…

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Afscheidscolleges Maarten Prak en Jan Luiten van Zanden – registreer voor 1 juni 2022

~ For English version click here ~ Op woensdag 15 juni om 15:00 uur houden Maarten Prak en Jan Luiten van Zanden beiden een afscheidscollege ter gelegenheid van hun pensionering, na dertig jaar gezamenlijk hoogleraarschap Sociale en Economische Geschiedenis aan de Universiteit Utrecht. Deze afscheidscolleges vinden aaneengesloten plaats in de Domkerk te Utrecht, gevolgd door…

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Lecture Professor Deepak Nayyar – ‘The Asian Miracle: Learning From a Half-century of Transformations’ – register before 13 June 2022

The Wageningen School of Social Sciences (WASS), the Section Economics of WUR and the N.W. Posthumus Institute jointly and cordially invite you to a lecture by Professor Deepak Nayyar (Emeritus Professor of Economics at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi), entitled ‘The Asian Miracle: Learning from a Half-Century of Transformations’. This lecture is made possible by…

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Change in General Board N.W. Posthumus Institute

As of May 2022, Professor Hans Mol will be succeeded as representative of the Fryske Akademy in the General Board of the N.W. Posthumus Institute by Professor Hanno Brand. The N.W. Posthumus Institute board expresses its thanks to Professor Hans Mol for his valuable contribution to the General Board of our institute over the past…

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