News and Events

Posthumus Conference 2015, Brussel

In 2015, the complete Posthumus community will gather for its annual conference in Brussel, 11-12 June. This is not just an invitation, this is a request: write the date in your agendas and join us in Brussel in June! Looking forward to seeing you all then! Further information will be spread as soon as there is any available.


Posthumus Research Master Program - Spring 2015

Notify your RESMA STUDENTS! In February, the Posthumus Institute starts its annual Research Master course Keys to the Treasure Trove (5/10 EC) in Leiden. Moreover, in Utrecht the new Posthumus Research Master course Quantitative Methods for Historians (5 EC) will start in February. The courses are open to Research Master Students in history, economics, sociology, anthropology or geography. Also Master students from Flanders can apply. Deadline for applications: 23 January 2015.


Call for papers: Masterclass with Leigh Gardner on African Economic History

The Rural and Environmental History Group (RHI) at Wageningen University is pleased to announce a Masterclass on African Economic History with dr. Leigh Gardner (London School of Economics, United Kingdom) on Friday 16 January (13:00-17:30). This Masterclass gives a maximum of six PhD students of the N.W. Posthumus Institute the opportunity to present and discuss their work. Deadline for paper submission: 5 January 2015.