Past events

Global Intellectual History Lecture Series 2017-2018

 

The Global Intellectual History Lecture Series 2014-2015 at the University of Amsterdam included the following events:

18 May 2018 – Sophia Rosenfeld ( Pennsylvania), “Human Rights and the Idea of Choice”

13  March 2018 – Boyd van Dijk (King’s College, European University Institute), “Human Rights in War? The Forgotten Origins of the Geneva Conventions of 1949”

27  February 2018 – Lisa Kattenberg (UVA), “The Power of Necessity. Reason of State in the Spanish Monarchy, ca. 1590-1650” & Usman Ahmedani (UVA), “Nationalism and Culture in the Late Ottoman Empire”

Global Intellectual History Lecture Series 2016-2017

 

The Global Intellectual History Lecture Series 2014-2015 at the University of Amsterdam included the following events:

12 December 2017 – Camille Creyghton (Amsterdam), “Transfer of ideas among émigré intellectuals in European cities, 1815-1848” & René Koekkoek (Amsterdam), “Repairing historical injustices: an intellectual history”

7 November 2017 – Sophie Smith (Oxford), “Imagining Politics” / Discussant: dr. Arthur Weststein (Utrecht)

10 October 2017 – Roundtable “The Future of Intellectual History”

25 May 2017 – Quentin Skinner (Queen Mary), “Global intellectual history? A contextualist perspective”

1 November 2016 – Shruti Kapila (Cambridge), “History as Violence: Hindutva’s War and the Battlefield of India”

18 October 2016 – Hilde de Weerdt (Leiden), “Towards a Global Intellectual History of ‘Mirrors of Princes'”

22 January 2016 – Jennifer Pitts (Chicago), “Empires and the Law of Nations: A Contribution to the Critical History of International Law”

Global Intellectual History Lecture Series 2014-2015

 

The Global Intellectual History Lecture Series 2014-2015 at the University of Amsterdam included the following events:

11 May 2015 – David Armitage (Harvard), “Worlds of Civil War: Globalizing Civil War in the Late Twentieth Century”

2 February 2015 – Darrin McMahon (Darmouth), “What is an idea?”

11 December 2014 – Siep Stuurman (Utrecht), “Concepts in Global History”

22 September 2014 – Samuel Moyn (Harvard), “On the Non-Globalization of Ideas”