Congres

Colloquium “When Doctors Travel Overseas. Colonial Medicine and the Low Countries”, 5 April at the Royal Museum for Central Africa, Tervuren.

You are kindly invited to the colloquium “When Doctors Travel Overseas. Colonial Medicine and the Low Countries” that takes place on the 5th of April at the Royal Museum for Central Africa, Tervuren.

Research event 20 February 2019: The Magic Lantern in the Belgian History of Education and Spiritual Instruction

Long before social media, cinema and PowerPoint presentations, images were already an important means of communication. The magic lantern, or ‘laterna magica’, was a fascinating and instructive tool, which became especially popular in the 19th and early 20th century. The invention was used to project transparent images onto glass slides on the walls of theatres, schools and people’s homes.

Jaarcongres De Moderne Tijd 2018: Migratie en identiteit

De interdisciplinaire werkgroep De Moderne Tijd (voorheen De Negentiende Eeuw) organiseert op 14 december 2018 het jaarcongres Migratie en identiteit. In dit congres onderzoeken we de betekenis van migratie voor de negentiende en vroege twintigste eeuw. Veel historisch onderzoek naar migratie wordt gedaan door sociale en economische historici.