Applications are invited for a month-long course in modern Dutch, early modern Dutch/paleography, and archival research in Belgium (Flanders)*, each section of which can be taken separately. The course is free-of-charge. Funding has been provided through the Nederlandse Taalunie, the General Delegation of the Government of Flanders to the USA, Columbia University, and the University of Amsterdam.
Deadline extended to February 14! There's still time to join the crew!
The Walhain-St-Paul Program is recruiting both undergrad and grad students for the 2018 season of Eastern Illinois University's Summer Archaeology in Belgium Program! The dates are June 30-July 28, 2018.
Collection Description: This collection of 269 stereoscopic glass plate negatives contains images of several sports events in the cities of Antwerp and of Ghent in the years between 1904 and 1920.
The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program offers teaching, research or combination teaching and research awards in over 125 countries for the 2018-2019 academic year. Opportunities are available for college and university faculty as well as for professionals and independent scholars.
Awards that may be of interest to the H-DIPLO community include:
UCL Press is delighted to announce a new open access book that may be of interest to readers of this list, From Revolt to Riches: Culture and History of the Low Countries, 1500–1700. Download it free, or purchase print from: https://goo.gl/9xLBaI
“New perspectives on the secularization of funerary culture in 19th- and 20th-century Europe.”
15 June 2017
Liberaal Archief - Kramersplein 23, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
Collection Description: With a size of four running meters and covering the period between the Cercle’s establishment in 1884 and 2006, the archives of the Cercle Royal d’Escrime Tournaisien (one of the oldest Belgian fencing clubs still in existence) are of interest not only to historians of fencing as such, but equally to those wanting to explore the social make-up and dynamics of the sport and its local clubs.