Categoriearchief: News and events

My Year of Blogging

This is the 60th post on this blog. And what is more: it is now a year since I posted the first one. Thankfully we live in a time in which we are entirely used to expecting babies to reach … Lees verder

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NCPH 2014 in Monterey

Next week I’m going to a conference in Monterey, California (near San Francisco). It is the annual meeting of the National Council on Public History and the whole adventure is extremely exciting. For one thing because it is so far … Lees verder

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News and Events: Legal Bodies and Kennis-op-straat

So, this is the poster of my first ever keynote lecture. Designed by Siebe Bluijs (but I wrote most of the text). Bloody proud. On a similar level of cool: I can now be booked to talk about my research … Lees verder

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My Week: Will the Back Office Strike Back?

I have the unhelpful habit to reflect on Friday evenings that I haven’t done enough work in the past week. I don’t seriously believe this – it’s rather that, when walking uphill you constantly see how much climbing there still … Lees verder

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Yale

It’s been a while since I’ve written about developments in my work life, but in summary: I’ve been rather engaged in developing future plans. I feel edgy blogging about those plans because it is not yet sure whether they will … Lees verder

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Memories of Michael Kammen

  This blog post interrupts a series of conference reports, in order to draw attention to and remember the death of Professor dr. Michael Kammen, who died last Friday. — One unequivocal classic in American memory studies is Michael Kammen’s … Lees verder

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Call for Opinions: Does One Bring One’s Baby to Conferences? (not an FDR post)

Since earlier this year I was advised to work on my international visibility in my field, I have been responding regularly to calls for papers from conferences at which I might usefully present and discuss my research. Especially at the … Lees verder

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My week after 3 weeks of blog absence

My week was marked by an extreme and unusual absence of anything related to research or work. Instead, I gave birth to our second son, very early in the morning of last Sunday. We proudly present: Ilias Wouter – born … Lees verder

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My Week: An American in Paris

I haven’t actually (this week, or ever) been to the Parisian FDR tube station in this picture, but a student took it for me (in case you read this, Jan, thanks! It’s much appreciated!), and I was in Paris this … Lees verder

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FDR Footage in the News

The above is the newly discovered clip of FDR being driven in his wheelchair. The news is spectacular in the sense that no such material was available before. Roosevelt was keen not to be filmed or photographed in his wheelchair … Lees verder

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