Research School for Economic and Social History


Changes of PhD representatives

At the General Board meeting of 19 September 2023, Jasper Segerink, Samantha Sint Nicolaas and Karoline da Silva Rodrigues ended their positions as PhD representatives. The N.W. Posthumus Institute and its staff thank Jasper, Samantha and Karoline very much for their efforts for the N.W. Posthumus Institute and the PhD candidates. Jasper Segerink Samantha Sint…

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Cum laude PhD defence alumna Weixuan Li

On 12 September 2023, Posthumus-alumna Weixuan Li successfully defended her PhD thesis Painters’ playbooks: Deep mapping socio-spatial strategies in the art market of seventeenth-century Amsterdam cum laude at the Faculty of Humanities of the University of Amsterdam. Promotors were Professor Charles van den Heuvel and professor Julia Noordegraaf, co-supervision was provided by Dr Claartje Rasterhoff…

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Two PhD positions SCARCE-project (University of Vienna) – deadline 26 October 2023

The ERC project SCARCE (Sustained Concerns: Administration of Mineral Resources in Central Europe, 1550-1850) at the University of Vienna, led by Dr Sebastian Felten is looking for two PhD candidates, starting from 1 January 2024. The SCARCE project is working at the intersection of history of science and technology, social and economic history, and environmental…

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15th Conference of Young Demographers – Call for papers – deadline 20 October 2023

The Young Demographers, in cooperation with the Association for Young Historical Demographers (AYHD), the Geographical Institute and the Department of Demography and Geodemography of the Faculty of Science, Charles University, invite you to the 15th Conference of Young Demographers. The conference is scheduled for 7–9 February 2024, and will take place at the Faculty of…

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NEW: Research Master brochure 2023-2024

The N.W. Posthumus Institute is proud to present the new Research Master brochure with the info on the 2023-2024 Interuniversity Research Master courses. New this year is the Summer School Crises and History, which will be hosted by Utrecht University on 1-5 July 2024. The full programme includes the following courses: Debates in Global Social…

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NEW: New version of PhD brochure out now!

The staff of the N.W. Posthumus Institute is happy to inform you that an updated and revised version of the PhD Training Programme oF the N.W. Posthumus Institute has just been released. In this brochure, (prospective) PhD participants will find all relevant info on both the Basis and the Advanced part of the Posthumus Training…

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