What is the difference between an artistic and an academic interpretation of archival materials? What is the relationship between artistic freedom and creative reuse? How ‘open’ should a collection be? What role does research play in making art? And does art influence the working methods of institutional archives? We will discuss these and other questions about the creative reuse of heritage materials during the Open Archief symposium.
Together with the VU Amsterdam, the National Archives, the International Institute for Social History and the Humanities Cluster of the Royal Netherlands Academy, the Huygens Institute for History of the Netherlands is building a state-of-the-art scientific infrastructure over the period 2021-2026, enabling a better understanding of colonial history, the Dutch East India Company and the early-modern histories of countries and cultures of the Indian Ocean and Indonesian Archipelago Worlds.
In veel landen is 1 mei een feestdag en een erkende vrije dag. Waarom en sinds wanneer wordt deze dag gevierd? En waarom werken we in Nederland op deze dag wel?
Last year Kees Mandemakers retired as senior research fellow at the International Institute of Social History and as Professor of History at the Erasmus University Rotterdam.
For the first time in the history of the ESSHC, the conference had an opening ceremony, with two cultural performances.
On 25 March Marcel van der Linden, fellow at the Institute, held a keynote lecture during the ESSHC.
Op 13 maart j.l. overleed op 85-jarige leeftijd Igor Cornelissen.
On 25 February it will be 80 years since the February Strike took place in Amsterdam.
On 25 February, Open Archief is organizing a public event for heritage professionals and interested parties in the creative reuse of heritage collections. These Re:Use clinics address matters essential for reusing collections and for the process of makers.
New publication: Medieval Authorship and Cultural Exchange in the Late Fifteenth Century. The Utrecht Chronicle of the Teutonic Order.
Routledge Publishers has just released the book 'Medieval Authorship and Cultural Exchange in the Late Fifteenth Century. The Utrecht Chronicle of the Teutonic Order, written by Rombert Stapel.
On Thursday 3 December the mural 'The wall of Surinamese and black heroes' of the building 'Ons Suriname' in Amsterdam was covered with white paint and racist texts were applied.