Fourth Annual Symposium Unhinging the National Framework: Transnational Life Writing

6 dec 2019
Van 9:30 - 17:00uur

Friday, 6 December, 2019 Atrium, Medical Faculty Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Van der Boechorststraat 7 1081 BT Amsterdam
Free of charge, but please register before 3 December by sending an e-mail to b.boter@vu.nl.


09.30 – 10.00 Welcome with coffee and tea

10.00 – 11.00 Opening Keynote Address + discussion

Prof. dr. Sonja Boon, author of What the Oceans Remember: Searching for Belonging and Home (2019), Department of Gender Studies, Memorial University, Newfoundland, Canada

Speculative Lives: Haunted Yearnings for Impossible Pasts

10.45 – 11.30 Dr. Esther Captain (KITLV) and Dr. Guno Jones (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)

Postcolonial Transnational (Family) Histories

11.30 – 12.00 Coffee break

12.00 – 12.30 Dr. Karin Willemse, Department of History, Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication

Re-membering Those Who Left: Abandoned Houses as Archives of (In)Tangible Nubian Heritage

12.30 – 13.00 Interview with Dr. Lizzy van Leeuwen, independent scholar, biographer

13.00 – 13.15 Discussion

13.15 – 14.00 Lunch

14.00 – 14.15 Research pitches Unhinging the National Framework

14.15 – 15.15 Keynote Address + discussion

Prof. dr. Elleke Boehmer, Professor of World Literature in English, University of Oxford, England, biographer and author of fiction

Unhinging the National Framework through Curricular Change

15.15 – 15.45 Coffee break

15.45 – 16.30 Dik van der Meulen, biographer

King William III. A Boundless Royal

Dr. Monica Soeting, European Journal of Life Writing

 Queen Emma, the Sweetest Grandmother of Europe

16.30 – 17.00 Interview with Dr. Frank Dragtenstein, historian and Surinamist

Het KNHG is de grootste organisatie van professionele historici in Nederland. Het biedt een platform aan de ruim 1100 leden en aan de historische gemeenschap als geheel. Wordt lid van het KNHG.
Terug naar de bron: de geschiedenis ontrafeld met nieuwe technologie. Dat is de missie van het Huygens ING, een onderzoeksinstituut op het gebied van geschiedenis en cultuur.