: Unhinging the National Framework: New Developments in Transnational Life-Writing. Amsterdam, VU University, Friday, 9 December 9.30 – 15.00

Chair: Prof. dr. Susan Legêne 

Keynote address: Prof. dr. Mineke Bosch (Groningen University): “Transnational Encounters: Crucial Moments in Scientists’ Identities/Biographies” 

Papers:

Lonneke Geerlings (VU)

Rebecca van Raamsdonk (UvA)

Edy Seriese (Indisch Wetenschappelijk Instituut)

Marleen Rensen (UvA)

Bettine Siertsema (VU)

 

Panel: Established biographers revisit their work in the context of “Unhinging the National Framework.”

 

The symposium is free of charge. Please register by sending a message to Dr. Babs Boter, b.boter@vu.nl 

The symposium is funded by Clue+ (http://www.clue.vu.nl/en/index.aspx) and the VU Department of Language, Literature and Communication (http://www.vu-tlc.nl/). It will be followed by the symposium Black History & Gender, 15:00 – 17:30. Organizer: Lonneke Geerlings, a.j.m.geerlings@vu.nlwww.gendergeschiedenis.nl

Date: Friday, 9 December 9.30 – 15.00 (lunch included)

Location: VU University Medical Center, Atrium, first floor Medical Faculty, van der Boechorststraat 7, Amsterdam.