On the occasion of the upcoming 440th DIES NATALIS, on Monday 9 February at 14.30 p.m., Leiden University will proudly award an Honorary Doctorate to William Christie, renowned harpsichordist, conductor, musicologist and teacher, and the foremost pioneer in the renewed appreciation of Baroque music in France, notably from the 17th and 18th century.
The symposium UNFIXING IMAGES, happening March 19 and 20 at the KABK, The Hague, focuses on visual documents that develop within processes of political resistance. As bi-products of larger socio-political struggles these documents can be understood both as visual traces of “lived politics” and as tools that can diversify hegemonial historiographies.
On Thursday 11 December at 11.15 a.m., at the Academiegebouw Leiden, Rapenburg 73, docARTES-PhD candidate Anna Scott will publicly defend her thesis: Romanticizing Brahms: Early Recordings and the Reconstruction of Brahmsian Identity . On December 10th she will give a lecture-recital in the evening. Attendance by invitation only.