CfP: 19th Biennial Interdisciplinary Conference on Netherlandic Studies (June 1–2, 2018)

On Friday, June 1, and Saturday, June 2, 2018, the biennial International Conference for Netherlandic Studies will take place in Bloomington, Indiana. The theme of the conference will be "The Changing Lowlands," broadly conceived.

Conference Date & Location

CfP: The Low Countries: Picturing Reality (Sheffield, UK, June 28-30, 2018)

Literature, language, visual arts provide a source of knowledge about the world, even if the connection between the real, the imaginary or the not-real will remain a source of controversy. This appears particularly the case today when binaries and boundaries are replaced with areas of interchange or zones of contact.

New Amsterdam in the Dutch Atlantic: A Dialogue on Trade & Entrepreneurship on the 17th-Century World Stage

At 6:30 p.m. on November 6, 2017, the Netherland Club of New York will host historians Wim Klooster and Dennis Maika will exchange ideas and perceptions on such topics as the operation of both state-sponsored commercial monopolies and private entrepreneurship, the practical aspects of arranging trade, cooperation as well as competition between representatives of European empires, the impact of "sustained warfare" in the seventeenth century, and finally, the Dutch commerical legacy in both the Atlantic World and New York.


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