Invitation – Symposium Collecting Dutch and Flemish Art in Germany 1600-1900

Written by dr. Ingrid Vermeulen  Collecting Dutch and Flemish Art in Germany 1600-1900 From the 17th century on, Germany was a major market for Dutch and Flemish paintings, drawings and prints of the Golden Age. Although this market remains important until the present day, its peak was during the 18th century: Netherlandish art was passionately… Read More Invitation – Symposium Collecting Dutch and Flemish Art in Germany 1600-1900

MoMoWo Symposium 2018 in Turin, Italy

Women’s creativity since the modern movement (1918-2018): toward a new perception and reception  by Ilja Meijer Architecture, design, engineering and related fields have long been – and sometimes are still – perceived as masculine dominated professions. Since 2014, the internationally oriented MoMoWo – Women’s Creativity since the Modern Movement project has aimed to draw attention… Read More MoMoWo Symposium 2018 in Turin, Italy

“Make thinking attractive again” – report from the AS(L)AP symposium

by Katja Kwastek “Make thinking attractive again” was one comment of cultural studies icon and ASCA (Amsterdam School of Cultural Analysis) founder Mieke Bal on the question if we have a chance to counter Donald Trump, during the final roundtable of our international symposium ‘As slowly as possible’. It took place at the VU a bit… Read More “Make thinking attractive again” – report from the AS(L)AP symposium

Symposium: As Slowly As Possible

By Liza Kerlen The 2018 international Association of the Study of the Arts of the Present symposium will be hosted by the CLUE+ Interfaculty Research Institute for Culture, Cognition, History and Heritage at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and dedicated to exploring notions of slowness. 24, 25, 26 May 2018 @ VU Amsterdam. Contemporary ideas of slowness, as introduced by such movements of… Read More Symposium: As Slowly As Possible

Transnational Material Politics: Constructions of Dutch Design, 1970-2012

Written by Joana Ozorio de Almeida Meroz You are cordially invited to the public defence of Joana Ozorio de Almeida Meroz: ‘Transnational Material Politics: Constructions of Dutch Design, 1970-2012’. When: Wednesday 11 April 2018 at 15:45. Where: Aula, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, De Boelelaan 1105, 1081 HV Amsterdam. Below you will find a brief summary of my PhD… Read More Transnational Material Politics: Constructions of Dutch Design, 1970-2012