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Encounters with the Orient in Early Modern European Scholarship July 1-2, 2016 A conference to celebrate the drawing to an end of the HERA (Humanities in the European Research Area) project on 'Encounters with the Orient in Early Modern European … Read more.
Posted 12.06.2016

Thursday 23 June from 16.00 o’clock to 19.00  o’clock (doors open at 15.30) in the Nina van Leer Hall at the Allard Pierson Museum.  This summer, the Allard Pierson Museum brings the fascinating Orient to Amsterdam in a three-part exhibition. Egypt, Turkey … Read more.
Posted 12.06.2016

On the occasion of the 300th anniversary of the death of Antoine Galland, the first translator of the Thousand and one nights, the Literaturhaus Berlin, in co-operation with the European research programme Encounters with the Orient in early modern Europe, … Read more.
Posted 12.10.2015

This workshop hosted by the subproject A 15, part of the SFB 644 "Transformations of Antiquity", invites international scholars from various disciplines to trace the phenomenon of Goticism beyond Olof Rudbeck the Elder. Publishing his "Atlantica" between 1679 and 1702, … Read more.
Posted 24.11.2014

This one-day workshop is organised by Joanna Weinberg (Oxford) and  Jan Loop (Kent, The Warburg Institute) and will be held on 29 May 2015. The workshop will look at the two faces of scholars of Hebrew and Arabic, trying to examine … Read more.
Posted 19.11.2014

This colloquium is organised by Jan Vandeburie and Jan Loop and it seeks to address how both Western pilgrims, and the indigenous Christian, Jewish, and Muslim Levantine populations, perceived the sharing of religious shrines with other faiths. In particular, scholars … Read more.
Posted 19.11.2014