Making of the Humanities IV

Royal Netherlands Institute in Rome
Rens Bod / Thijs Weststeijn / Jaap Maat / Julia Kursell, Huizinga Institute, University of Amsterdam (FGw ILLC), NL
16.10.2014 - 18.10.2014
Julia Kursell

Final Call for Papers "The Making of the Humanities IV", Rome, 16-18 October 2014

The fourth conference on the history of the humanities, "The Making of the Humanities IV", will take place at the KNIR in Rome from 16 till 18 October 2014.

Goal of the Conference
This is the fourth of a biennially organized conference that brings together scholars and historians interested in the comparative history of the humanities (philology, art history, historiography, linguistics, logic, literary studies, musicology, theatre studies, media studies, a.o.).

Theme of the 2014 Conference: Connecting Disciplines

We welcome papers and panels on the history of the humanities that focus on any period or region. The theme of the 2014 conference will be Connecting Disciplines, with a special interest in comparing methods and patterns across disciplines -- both within and between regions (e.g. China and Europe).

Confirmed Invited Speakers
Fenrong Liu (Tsinghua University)
Hans-Jörg Rheinberger (Max Planck Institute for the History of Science)
Helen Small (University of Oxford)

Deadline for abstracts and panel proposals: 1 June 2014

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Organization and Support
Royal Netherlands Institute in Rome
Institute for Logic, Language and Computation, University of Amsterdam
Huizinga Institute of Cultural History (Working Group History of the Humanities)

Rens Bod, Julia Kursell, Jaap Maat, Thijs Weststeijn


prof. dr. Julia Kursell
Universiteit van Amsterdam
Capaciteitsgroep muziekwetenschap

Making of the Humanities IV, 16.10.2014 – 18.10.2014 Amsterdam, in: H-Soz-Kult, 13.05.2014, <>.
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