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Call for papers: The Artistic Taste of Nations: Contesting Geographies of European Art, 1550-1815


This conference will be held on 13 and 14 June 2019 at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.

Congres: Brains, Buildings, Business - De Vrije Universiteit en de Zuidas


Tweedaags congres met als doel reflectie op geschiedenis en toekomst van universiteitscampussen, in het bijzonder de VU-campus en haar relatie tot de Zuidas.

‘Culture Comes to Kampala’: Ernst May’s Designs for the Postwar African City’


CLUE+ cordially invites you to this guest talk by Rixt Woudstra.

Joe Sacco Keynote Interview: The Practice and Effects of Comics Journalism


With works such as Palestine, Footnotes in Gaza, The Fixer, Safe Area Goražde, and The Great War, Joe Sacco continues to draw keen attention from scholars, critics, and fans.

Challenging Eternity 2019: World Heritage, Urbanistic Interventions and the City of Rome


Apply now for the international class Challenging Eternity!

Environmental Humanities and Outer Space


Over the last decades, space exploration to distant planetary bodies significantly contributed to our understanding of the Universe, as well as our own planet. It paved way to the ambitious effort of long-term human space spaceflight and exploration.

CALL FOR PAPERS: Drawing yourself in and out of it


Amsterdam Comics is pleased to announce its 2nd international conference, “Drawing Yourself In and Out of It,” which will take place from 15-17 November 2018 at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Call for Papers: Radical imaginings: art practices of/for justice


No 1 Editor: Aline Hernández, deadline for Proposals: 15th December 2018.

Introducing a new affiliated researcher


CLUE+ is happy to welcome dr Eva Jakobsson as new affiliated researcher.

Farewell Symposium prof. dr. Karel Davids


Institutions, knowledge, global history

Before the Aftermath: Emotion, Affect and Time


CLUE+ and the Amsterdam Centre for Cross-Disciplinary Emotion and Sensory Studies (Access) invite you to a festive book launch and mini-colloquium.

Introducing new CLUE+ fellow


CLUE+ is happy to welcome prof Barrymore Bogues as CLUE+ Fellow.

Philosophy Colloquium: The Social Epistemology of Argumentation


Research Institute CLUE+, the Department of Philosophy, Study Association Icarus present: VU Philosophy Colloquium October 2018

Opstand in de Rif: Wetenschap en activisme


CLUE+ nodigt u van harte uit om de boekpresentatie 'Opstand in de Rif' (EPO, 2018) op 4 oktober 2018 bij te wonen.

Recently published at Routlegde: Money, Currency and Crisis. In Search of Trust, 2000 BC to AD 2000.


R.J. van der Spek & Bas van Leeuwen (eds.)