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The symposium "Republicanism, conservatism and revolutionary culture, 1650s-1900" on 8 December is organised in honor of Wyger Velema who will give his valedictory speech on 9 December.

Event details of Republicanism, conservatism and revolutionary culture, 1650s-1900
Date 8 December 2021
Time 13:00 -17:00
Location Bushuis/Oost-Indisch Huis
Room VOC room


13h-13h10 Introduction
Annelien de Dijn

13h10-14h Panel 1 - Republican Thinkers & Actors
Wiep van Bunge, Niek van Sas & Lina Weber

14h-14h50 Panel 2 – Republicanism & Classical Models
Freya Sierhuis, Lisa Kattenberg, Hans Boedeker

14h50-15h10 Coffee break

15h10-16h Panel 3 – Revolutionary Republicanism
Elea de la Porte, Jan Rotmans, Remieg Aerts

16h-16h50 Panel 4 – Currents of Conservatism
Wessel Krul, Matthijs Lok

16h50-17h Conclusion
Joris Oddens & Mart Rutjes

17h- Drinks


Enquiries can be made with Annelien de Dijn (

Organised with the generous support of the History department of the UvA, the Amsterdam School of Historical Studies & the Global Intellectual History Research Group

Bushuis/Oost-Indisch Huis

Room VOC room

Kloveniersburgwal 48
1012 CX Amsterdam