CALL FOR PARTICIPATION: “THE MAKING OF THE HUMANITIES III", Rome, 1-3 Nov 2012

The third international conference on the history of the humanities, “The Making of the Humanities III”, will take place at the Royal Netherlands Institute in Rome, from 1 till 3 November 2012.

For the program and registration, see: http://makingofthehumanitiesiii.blogspot.com/

THEME
The theme of the meeting in 2012 will be “The Making of the Modern Humanities”, focusing on the period 1850-2000, as well as a number panel themes that cross all periods. Topics include all aspects of the history of philology, linguistics, literary studies, musicology, historiography, art history, theatre studies, (new) media studies and other humanities disciplines, with an emphasis on their mutual influences.

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS
Lorraine Daston (Max Planck Institute for the History of Science)
John Joseph (University of Edinburgh)
Glenn Most (Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa)

John Pickstone (University of Manchester)
Jo Tollebeek (University of Leuven)

ORGANIZATION
Huizinga Institute of Cultural History (Working Group History of the Humanities)
Royal Netherlands Institute in Rome
Institute for Logic, Language and Computation, University of Amsterdam

Rens Bod (U. Amsterdam), Jaap Maat (U. Amsterdam) and Thijs Weststeijn (Max Planck Institute for the History of Science)