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History Research Master Symposium

Wednesday 23 March 2022
Cleveringaplaats 1
2311 BD Leiden

This symposium is intended as an opportunity for ResMA students to introduce their thesis topics and discuss their research with colleagues and faculty members. The proceedings will be held in English. Coffee, tea, lunch, and drinks will be provided.

All faculty members, PhD candidates, and Research Master students are invited to attend. We look forward to seeing you there!


10.15     Dr. Felicia Roșu – Welcome remarks

10.20     Dr. Andrew Shield – Keynote presentation: ‘Sexuality and Migration: Past & Present’

11.00     Marie Keulen: ‘Christianity, Slavery, and Race: White Missionaries, Black Preachers, and the Spread of Methodism in the Caribbean’ (supervisor: Prof.dr. Michiel van Groesen) 
Comments by: Dr. Karwan Fatah-Black

11.45     Freek Loves: ‘Building Blocks of Empires: Supplying Stations and the Formation of the Early Modern Dutch East India, ca. 1600-1650’ (supervisor: Prof.dr. Cátia Antunes) 
Comments by: Tristan Mostert

12.30     --- Lunch ---

13.30     Elisa Hendriks: ‘Images of Dutch politicians in the 1970s and 1980s and the explanation of these images’ (supervisor: Prof.dr. Henk te Velde)
Comments by: Dr. Anne Heyer

14.15     Andrés Muñoz Bijsterveld: ‘Virtual nation-building: The (re)construction of national histories by players of Sid Meier’s Civilization VI’ (supervisor: Dr. Eric Storm) 
Comments by: Dr. Kenan van de Mieroop

15.00     --- Coffee / tea break ---

15.15     Marin Kuijt: ‘Carbon Colonialism: Corporation, State, Infrastructure, and Environment in Jambi (1935-1939)’ (supervisor: Prof.dr. Cátia Antunes) 
Comments by: Dr. Fenneke Sijsling

16.00     Ailish Lalor: ‘Newcomers in Nature: Immigrants and Dutch Green Spaces, 1960-1990’ (supervisor: Dr. Andrew Shield) 
Comments by: Prof.dr. Marlou Schrover

16.45     --- Drinks (Johan Huizinga building Coffee Room and Patio) ---

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