Celebration 10th Volkskrant-IISG Scriptieprijs 2019
- Award ceremony winning thesis
- December 11, 2019
- 19 h - 23h
- IISH, Cruquiusweg 31, Amsterdam
This year, de Volkskrant and the IISH will once again be looking for excellent theses on a historical subject. The IISH will make € 1,500 available for the winning thesis. De Volkskrant will post an interview with the winner.
The four nominees pitch their thesis, the winner will be put in the spotlight. And to make the party complete, we are celebrating this tenth edition with a historic pub quiz! Teun van der Keuken and Jim Jansen (New Scientist) will present the quiz. There is beer from brewery 't IJ, there is music. In short, it will be a great evening.
The nominees(in alfabetical order)
Aimee Albers (VU): De creatieve correctie: buurtbewoners, architecten en de realisatie van de stadsvernieuwing in Amsterdam 1970-1990.
Kerrewin van Blanken (UU): Diligent observers of natural things. Lay observations and the natural philosophy of earthquakes in the Royal Society of London 1665-1755.
Bridget Martin (RUG): Listening Like a Historian? A framework of ‘oral historical thinking’ for engaging with audiovisual sources in secondary school education.
Ruben Ros (UU): The Birth of the Foreign. A Digital Conceptual History of Buitenland in Dutch Newspapers 1815-1914.
N.B. It is also possible to attend the event without playing the quiz. Please email Jacqueline Rutte