Harry Kraaij (ASH PhD candidate) published part one of his blog series about the Oostvaardersplassen on Wetenschap.nu. He describes our alienation from nature and our way of thinking about (wild) animals. He urges to ...
5 Jul 2018
Over de Muur and Josephine van den Bent win the ASH Valorisation Award
The joint first prizewinners of the ASH Valorisation Award 2017-2018 are Over de Muur and Josephine van den Bent, as announced on 2 July at the ASH end of term event and awards ceremony.
1 Mar 2018
Tim Verlaan's book 'De Ruimtemakers' in the media
Tim Verlaan's recent book, 'De ruimtemakers. Projectontwikkelaars en de Nederlandse binnenstad 1950-1980' is discussed in the NRC and Het Parool.
7 Jul 2017
Djoeke van Netten wins ASH Valorisation award
The prizewinner of the ASH Valorisation award 2016-2017 is Djoeke van Netten for her role as guest curator of the exhibition 'The World according to Blaeu | Master Cartographer of the Dutch Golden Age', at the ...
10 Apr 2017
Djoeke van Netten as guest curator at the Scheepvaartmuseum
Djoeke van Netten (Early Modern History, ASH) is currently working as a guest curator at the Scheepvaartmuseum on the exhibition ‘The world according to Blaeu’.
7 Nov 2016
ASH Historians at 'Avond van Wetenschap & Maatschappij'
The 'Avond van Wetenschap & Maatschappij' (Night of Science & Society) was founded in order to promote the importance of scientific research for society. Since 2000 this black-tie event brings together 275 prominent ...
25 Jun 2016
Professor Frans Grijzenhout wins the ASH Valorisation award
The prizewinner of the ASH Valorisation award 2015-2016 is Frans Grijzenhout (Art History) for his project on the 'Straatje van Vermeer', announced during the ASH end of term drinks and award ceremony on 16 June ...
21 Apr 2016
Helmer Helmers and colleague discover origin of Texel gown
Archival research by cultural historians Helmer Helmers (ASH) and Nadine Akkerman (UL) has revealed that the wardrobe discovered near Texel belonged to the royal court of the English queen Henrietta Maria. In March ...
20 Nov 2015
Frans Grijzenhout discovers location of Vermeer’s ‘The Little Street’
New archival research has made it possible to pinpoint the exact location of Johannes Vermeers’s world-famous painting known as ‘The Little Street’. Prof. Frans Grijzenhout, professor of Art History at the University ...
26 Jun 2015
Ingrid de Zwarte and dr. Gemma Blok win the ASCH Valorisation Award
The joint first prizewinners of the ASCH Valorisation Award 2014-2015 are Ingrid de Zwarte and Gemma Blok, as announced on 25 June at the ASCH end of term event and awards ceremony.
24 Jun 2015
Research Guus Verhaar on Kennislink
On 10 June Kennislink published an article about Guus Verhaar's PhD research on Glass sickness, its detection, prevention and treatment.
22 Jun 2015
The Dutch Waterloo
18 June 2015 marks the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo, the final battle of the Napoleonic wars that followed the French Revolution. The Battle has been widely commemorated, in elaborate reconstructions ...