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Is Dutch historiography too well-behaved? Does it lack social relevance and public engagement? This symposium takes stock of the partisan traditions in Dutch historiography.

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Date 17 September 2014
Time 14:00 - 19:00
Location Spui 25
Room Spui 25

Which forms of engagement were expressed through writing history? Which dissenting and discontented opinions did it voice? By situating the Netherlands within an international context, we aim to initiate a well-founded debate on present and past forms of socially relevant historiography.

With Paul Knevel, Wim Willems, Peter Romijn, Herman Paul, Janna Coomans, Jouke Turpijn and others to be announced

Papers will be presented in Dutch.

For more information, please contact Peter van Dam,

Organizing research group: The public and its discontents

Spui 25

Room Spui 25

Spui 25-27
1012 WX Amsterdam