Lectures (Archive)

2016

Dialogos-lezing The defense of the Cretan city-states in the Classical and Hellenistic period, dr. N. Coutsinas, Paris I, Panthéon-Sorbonne, Université Libre de Bruxelles – 16 March 2016. Read more.

Connected Contest: Greek festivals and the coming of Rome, prof. dr. O. van Nijf, University of Groningen – 13 May 2016. Lectue in the framework of the Annual Meeting of the NIA. Read more.

Concluding lecture in the framework of the Course “Visual Ethnography of Cityscapes” cursus, prof. dr. N. Seremetakis, University of the Peloponnese – 26 July 2016.

Narratives competing for the public space in post-soviet Russia: a case study in challenges to transitional justice, prof. dr. N. Adler, University of Amsterdam – 30 september 2016. Open key note lecture in the framework of the academic workshop “History Unwanted: Testimonies,silence and public memory”. Read More.

Herodotus’ ‘Histories’ as monument, prof. dr. I. de Jong, University of Amsterdam – 10 November 2016. Open key note lecture in the framework of the colloquium Herodotus in modern Europe. Read More.

Return to life of Holocaust survivors in their home countries: commonalities and peculiarities, prof. dr. D. Michman, Bar Ilan University – 10 December 2016. Open key note lezing in the framework of the academic workshop “Jewish life after the return: Dutch and Greek experiences after the Shoah“. Read more.

Burial practices and human mobility in Early Iron Age Thessaly, E. Panagiotopoulou, University of Groningen – 16 December 2016. Read more.

Lecture series “Telling Histories”. Read More.

Narratives of survivors of Srebrenica: How do they reconnect to the world?, prof. dr. S. Leydesdorff, University of Amsterdam – 8 March 2016. Lecture in the framework of the session “Victims of violence – The meaning of the victims’ narrative”. Read more.

The burden of silence: Coping with the trauma of war rape, prof. em. R. van Boeschoten, University of Thessaly – 8 March 2016. Lecture in the framework of the session “Victims of violence – The meaning of the victims’ narrative”. Read more.

The Holocaust in the Museum. Changing memory and representation, dr. E. Somers, NIOD – 10 May 2016. Lecture in the framework of the session “The musealization of the Holocaust”Read more.

The musealization of the Holocaust: From the survivors’ perspective, dr. E. Solomon, University of Ioannina – 10 May 2016. Lecture in the framework of the session “The musealization of the Holocaust”. Read more.

Dutch Nazi-collaborators and their families: the post war years, prof. dr. I. Tames, University Utrecht – 27 May 2016. Lecture in the framework of the session “The heritage of collaboration”. Read More.

Legacies of wartime collaboration in contemporary Greek political culture, dr. D. Kousouris, University of Vienna – 27 May 2016. Lecture in the framework of the session “The heritage of collaboration”. Read more.

2015

Carving at the margins: making low-end sculpture in fifth-century Athens, dr. H. Hochscheid, Roosevelt Academy – 9 January 2015. Read more.

Pelagios: towards a graph of ancient world data, dr. E. Barker, The Open University – 10 February 2015. Organised in collaboration with the Belgian Archaeological School. Read more.

Dialogos-lecture The securitization of Islam in Europe, dr. E. Paraskeva-Gkizi, Centre of Mediterranean, Middle East and Islamic Studies (CEMMIS) – 10 March 2015. Read more.

Europe Yes, EU No! The Far Right, the 2014 European Elections and the Euroscepticism Debate, dr. C. Mudde, University of Georgia – 26 March 2015. Read More.

Archaeology of Feeling: Death and Materiality of Memory, prof. dr. N. Seremetakis, University of the Peloponnese – 30 March 2015. Public Lecture in the framework of the course “Death in the Greek World”. Read more.

Knowledge, love and diplomacy, prof. dr. J. Bransen, Radboud University – 4 May 2015. Read More.

Language,Religion and Identity in Ottoman Cappadocia (and beyond), prof. dr. M. Janse, University of Ghent – 8 May 2015. Lecture in the framework of the Annual Meeting of the NIA. Read more.

Dialogos-lecture, Pantai krepides: shoe talk from Homer to Herodas, dr. C.L. Caspers, Gymnasium Murmellius Alkmaar – 29 May 2015. Read more.

Dialogos-lecture The herodotean “amazonic” Artemisia, dr. K. Deligiorgis, University of Athens – 24 June 2015. Read more.

Dialogos-lecture A reassesment of the Eastern Patriarchates in the Ottoman empire, Hasan Çolak, Leiden University – 29 October 2015. Read more

Lezingen series “Greek Iconographies”, organised in collaboration with the Belgian Archeological School. Read more.

Visualising the gods in Macedonia from Philip II to Perseus, dr. O. Palagia, Universiteit of Athens – 27 January 2015. Read more.

Greek vase painting and iconography. Theories and practice. D. Palaiothodoros, University of Thessaly – 17 February 2015. Read more.

Iconography and politics in Greek and Roman wall painting: hidden and open agendas?, prof. dr. E.Moorman, Radboud University – 18 March 2015. Read more.

Iconography and agency in the Mycenaean Era, prof. J. Wright, American Archeological School – 20 May 2015. Read more.

Into the labyrinth: Research methods and the study of Minoan iconography, dr. A. Chapin, Brevard College – 11 June 2015. Read more.

Lecture series “Telling Histories”. Read more.

From the margin to the centre: memory of the shoah, society and Jews in postwar Netherlands, dr. B. Wallet, VU University Amsterdam – 19 October 2015. Lecture in the framework of the session “Shoah-memory and the construction of postwar Jewish communities”. Read more.

Children after the Holocaust: the formation of Jewish identity in porstwar Greece, dr. P. Hantzaroula, University of the Aegean (Mytilini-Lesbos) – 19 October 2015. Lecture in the framework of the session “Shoah-memory and the construction of postwar Jewish communities”. Read more.

From mediated witnessing to performative mourning: YouTube videos as memorials, dr. P. Papailias, University of Thessaly – 18 december 2015. Lecture in the framework of the session “Images versus the dominant historical discourse”. Read more.

The art of memory / Counter-memory, prof. dr. F. van Vree, University of Amsterdam – 18 December 2015. Lecture in the framework of the session“Images versus the dominant historical discourse”. Read more.

2014

Dialogos-lecture Πρακτικές αποθήκευσης και οικιακή οργάνωση στην πρώιμη ΜΕ κοινωνία (ΠΕ ΙΙΙ-ΜΕ ΙΙ περίοδος): Οικία και «Οίκος», Panagiotis Michalopoulos, University of Athens – 16 January 2014.

Recent excavations at Karystos-Plakari: The identification of an island sanctuary, ca. 1000 – 325 BC., dr. Jan Paul Crielaard, VU University Amsterdam – 6 March 2014. Read more.

Dialogos-lecture The Gaugamela campaign: Ancient sources, modern views and topographical problems, Kleanthis Zouboulakis, University of Athens – 13 March 2014.

Alexandros Pallis (1851-1935) and the text of the Greek New Testament, dr. Jan Krans, VU University Amsterdam – 5 May 2014. Read more.

Dialogos-lecture Settlement history of Byzantine Attica (4th-12th cent.): A reconstruction based on new evidence, dr. Elli Tzavela, Leiden University – 8 May 2014. Read more.

Mapping the Via Appia: Dutch research in Rome, dr. Stephan Mols, Radboud University Nijmegen – 12 May 2014. Read more.

Heritage and identities in a changing urban landscape: A multi-vocal biography of Tophane (Istanbul), drs. Karin Schuitema, Netherlands Institute in Turkey – 19 May 2014. Read more.

Archaeology and an odd polis: The case of Halos (Thessaly), prof. Vladimir Stissi, University of Amsterdam – 23 May 2014. Read more.

How to stand out and succeed as a startup?, prof. M. van Praag, University of Copenhagen – 26 September 2014. Participation in a panel discussion, first in a series of three events, organised in collaboration with the University of Amsterdam for Orange Grove.

Dialogos-lecture Knocking on wood. A pilot study on charcoal samples from Greek archaeological sites, dr. Daphne Lentjes, VU University Amsterdam – 7 October 2014. Read more.

Entrepreneurship Research: insights on education and teams, L. Rosendahl-Huber, University of Amsterdam – 9 October 2014. Seminar, second in a series of three events, organised in collaboration with the University of Amsterdam for Orange Grove. Read more.

The Peopling of Pleistocene Europe – with or without fire?, prof. Wil Roebroek, Leiden University – 31 October 2014. Read more.

Cleveringa-lecture The Assymetric Design of the Eurozone and what to do about it, dr. Pavlos Masouros, Leiden University – 26 November 2014. Read more.

Dialogos-lecture Globalization paradigms and the Aegean/Iberian connections in the Late Bronze / Early Iron Age transition, dr. Eleftheria Pappa, University of California Santa Barbara – 2 December 2014. Read more.

Nomadic Subjects: Embodiment and sexual difference in contemporary feminist theory, prof. Rosi Braidotti, Universiteit of Utrecht – 4 december 2014. In cooperation with Panteion University Athene and Nissos Publishers. Read more.

Dialogos-lecture Redefining the conflict over the Parthenon marbles, Stephanie Kramer, University of Amsterdam – 10 December 2014. Read more.

Getting serious about Gaming, prof. B. Schouten, University of Applied Sciences of Amsterdam – 11 December 2014. Workshop, third in a series of three events, organised in collaboration with the University of Amsterdam for Orange Grove. Read more.

Lecture series ‘Exploring narratives on the Greek crisis’, in collaboration with Panteion University. Read more.

Exploring different crisis narrations, prof. dr. A. Liakos, University of Athens – 20 February 2014.

Greece as Europe – Europe as Greece: Historical roots of an ambivalent relationship, prof. C. Koulouri, Panteion University Athens – 27 March 2014.

Growth and the social state in Greece: From EC membership to the present crisis, Petros Linardos Rulmond, economist – 10 April 2014.

Migration at the margins of Europe: Lessons deriving from the Greek experience, prof. A. Takis, Aristotle University Thessaloniki – 15 May 2014.

Is extreme Right today in Greece more extreme than elsewhere in Europe?, prof. D. Christopoulos, Panteion University Athens – 12 June 2014.

2013

The Ancient City and Huizinga’s Homo Ludens, dr. Hanna Stoger, Leiden University – 19 February 2013. Read more.

The Uses of Ceramics at Hellenistic Halos, drs. Colette Beestman-Kruijshaar, University of Amsterdam – 28 March 2013. Read more.

Dialogos-lecture Cultural Encounters in Roman Patras: Burial and commemoration in the first 100 years of the colony, drs. Tamara Dijkstra, University of Groningen – 27 May 2013.

How to behave on a Greek agora: The politics of daily life in Hellenistic and Roman Greece, dr. Chris Dickenson, Radboud University Nijmegen – 12 June 2013. Read more.

Dialogos-lecture Mycenaean Political Economy: The aesthetic dimension, drs. Marcus Bajema, Leiden University – 17 June 2013.

A Contested Past: Memories, Pluralism and Democracy, prof. Frank van Vree, Dean of the Faculty of Humanities, University of Amsterdam – 24 October 2013. Read more.

Cities and Sustainability: Reflections on Household Management in New Halos (Thessaly), dr. Margriet Haagsma, University of Alberta – 13 november 2013. In samenwerking met het Canadian Institute in GreeceLees verder.

Cleveringa-lecture Taxation, Liberty and Fair Play: The Meaning of Taxes in Times of Crisis, prof. Hans Gribnau, Leiden University & University of Tilburg – 26 November 2013. In collaboration with the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Athens. Read more.

2012

The Activities of the Netherlands Institute in 2011, dr. Christiane Tytgat, Netherlands Institute Athens – 9 February 2012.

Digging for the Byz: New perspectives on the archaeology of Byzantine and Ottoman Greece, dr. Joanita Vroom, University of Amsterdam – 9 February 2012.

Last Manifestations of an Integral ‘Middle East’: Ottoman Postal Cancellations, prof. George Stassinopoulos, National Technical University of Athens – 15 March 2012.

Trojan: How Europe set itself up for financial calamity, dr. Dirk Bezemer, University Groningen – 26 April 2012.

The ‘Apelles from Florence’: Leonardo da Vinci’s rivalry with the Antique, prof. Michael Kwakkelstein, Netherlands Interuniversity Institute for Art History, Florence – 2 May 2012.

The development of modern oral history: transformations and challenges, dr. Rob Perks, British Library Londen – 30 May 2012.

The future of ‘zoon logikon’, prof. Jan Bransen, Radboud University Nijmegen – 22 October 2012. Read more.

Cleveringa-lecture The Liberalism of Shame, dr. Paul Nieuwenburg, Leiden University  – 27 November 2012. In collaboration with the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Athens.

2011

Cursing for Justice: Magic and the Law Courts in Classical Athens, dr. Zinon Papakonstantinou, University of Athens – 21 February 2011.

The Activities of the Netherlands Institute in 2010, dr. Christiane Tytgat, Netherlands Institute Athens – 3 March 2011.

Forgotten Heritage: the Greek-Turkish Border in 1832, prof. Reinder Reinders, University Groningen – 3 March 2011.

The Career Services Office of Aristotle University Thessaloniki. Its role and activities, challenges and results, Anestis Parcharidis, University of Thessaloniki – 12 March 2011.

Justinianus redivivus. Palimpsest Discoveries of Graeco-Roman Law, prof. Bernard Stolte, Royal Netherlands Institute Rome – 17 March 2011.

Het failliet van Griekenland. Een politieke crisis?, drs. Agnes Dijk – 14 April 2011.

The eternal nation. National identity and the cultivation of the past in nineteenth-century Greek historical culture, drs. Vera Sykora, University of Amsterdam – 14 June 2011.

Rembrandt Seminar, prof. Ernst van de Wetering, Rembrandt Research Project – 15 October 2011. In collaboration with the Εταιρεία Ελλήνων Ιστορικών Τέχνης and the Benaki Museum.

Erasmus’ New Testament (1516) and the Revival of Greek Learning in Western Europe, dr. Jan Krans, VU University Amsterdam – 26 October 2011.

Do individuals in one culture make sense of their lives in different ways than individuals in another culture? Comparisons between North and South Europeans, dr. Katerina Pouliasi, University Utrecht – 16 November 2011. Read verder.

Cleveringa-lecture Hoe was het mogelijk? De Holocaust in de context van de Tweede Wereldoorlog, prof. Hans Blom, University of Amsterdam – 22 November 2011. In collaboration with the Embassy of the  Kingdom of the Netherlands in Athens.

IG II2 677: Antigonid Athens as mirrored in the decree for Herakleitos of Asklepiades from Athmonon, prof. Kostas Buraselis, University of Athens – 19 December 2011.

Honorific landscapes in Roman Termessos, prof. Onno van Nijf, University of Groningen – 19 December 2011.

2010

What’s in a name? The use and appreciation of the demotic in classical Athens, drs. Diana Kretschmann, Utrecht University – 28 January 2010.

The Revival of Cappadocian Identity, prof. Mark Janse, University Ghent – 3 February 2010.

The Activities of the Netherlands Institute in 2009, dr. Christiane Tytgat, Netherlands Institute Athens – 18 March 2010.

Theisoa in Arcadia. Investigations by the Netherlands Institute at Athens 1985-2007, drs. Yvonne Goester – 18 March 2010.

Theisoa. New Research and Consequences for the History of the Alpheios Valley, prof. Torsten Mattern, University Trier – 18 March 2010.

Economic policy after the financial crisis: behavorial economic solutions, dr. Floris Heukelom Radboud University Nijmegen – 20 March 2010.

Brain train, dr. Christiane Tytgat, Netherlands Institute Athens – 30 March 2010.

Cleveringa-lecture Sketches from the life of my father, Johan Huizinga (1872-1945), Laura Conley-Huizinga. In collaboration with the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Athens – 25 November 2010.

Modernity in a bottle, dr. Tryfon Bampilis, University of Bayreuth – 2 December 2010.

Serious play for athletes, cities and emperors? Reconsidering the agonistic landscape of Roman Greece, dr. Patrick Gouw, University of Amsterdam – 16 December 2010.

2009

De vergrieksing van Thessaloniki in de 20e eeuw, dr. Hero Hokwerda, University of Amsterdam – 20 January 2009.

Aristotle on drying up of Argolis, prof. Alexander Verlinsky, University of Sint-Petersburg & Bibliotheca Classica Petropolitana – 29 January 2009.

The excavation at Palaiopolis – Andros, prof. Lydia Palaiokrassa, University of Athens – 12 February 2009.

The Activities of the Netherlands Institute in 2008, dr. Christiane Tytgat, Netherlands Institute Athens – 26 February 2009.

Prehistoric Aetolia – new facts and figures, Sebastiaan Bommelje, Director of the Aetolian Studies Project – 26 February 2009.

The 15th Century Literature of Crete, prof. emeritus Arnold van Gemert, University of Amsterdam – 7 March 2009.

The Prisma Comprehensive Dutch – Greek and Greek – Dutch Dictionary: the realization of a monumental lexicographical project, drs. Tatiana Markaki, University of Amsterdam – 7 March 2009.

Η νεοελληνική λεξικογραφία σήμερα, prof. Christophoros Charalambakis, University of Athens – 10 March 2009.

The Titane Survey 2004-2006, dr. Christiane Tytgat, Netherlands Institute Athens – 29 March 2009.

Γνώση και χρήση της ελληνικής γλώσσας από τους Ρωμαίους, prof. emeritus Nikos Petrocheilos – 27 April 2009.

Queen of Kings: Kleopatra VII and the ‘Donations of Alexandria, dr. Rolf Strootman, Utrecht University – 22 May 2009.

Conquered cities and public gatherings: the agora as place of assembly in Roman Greece, drs. Chris Dickenson, University of Groningen – 26 May 2009.

Man-Ape, Ape-Man: the quest of Eugene Dubois for our ancestry, dr. John de Vos, National Museum of Natural History Naturalis Leiden – 15 June 2009.

40 years of Hellenic-Dutch collaboration in island research, prof. Michael Dermitzakis, University of Athens – 15 June 2009.

Τιτάνη 2004-2006. Τρία χρόνια επιφανειακή έρευνα, dr. Christiane Tytgat, Netherlands Institute at Athens – 27 Juli 2009.

How to write a satyr play. Some observations on the language and style of satyr play, dr. Willeon Slenders, Radboud University Nijmegen – 29 October 2009.

Cleveringa-lecture Being in the (Past) World: Vermeer, Neural Networks and Approaches to the Study of History and Archaeology, prof. John Bintliff, Leiden University. In collaboration with the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Athens – 26 November 2009.

2008

The Activities of the Netherlands Institute in 2007, dr. Christiane Tytgat, Netherlands Institute at Athens – 31 January 2008.

Social change and cultural interaction in Middle Helladic Argolid, dr. Sofia Voutsaki, University of Groningen – 31 January 2008.

Contemporary Historical Thinking in the Netherlands. How to write history in a globilising world?, prof. Peer Vries, University of Vienna – 4 February 2008.

The Amazon of the Esquiline. A Greek Archaic acroterion in Rome?, dr. Patricia Lulof, University of Amsterdam – 29 February 2008.

Contemporary Historical Thinking in the Netherlands. Migration and History in the Netherlands: An anthropologist’s view, prof. Hans Vermeulen, University of Amsterdam – 3 March 2008.

Contemporary Historical Thinking in the Netherlands. Can the past remember us?, dr. Eelco Runia, University of Groningen – 7 April 2008.

Contemporary Historical Thinking in the Netherlands. Reflections on the contemporary status of national history, prof. Chris Lorenz, VU University Amsterdam – 5 May 2008.

On the occassion of the Greek translation of his book In Europa, author and sociologist Geert Mak discusses with the historian dr. Angelos Avgoustidis – 28 May 2008.

A taste of salt in building conservation, prof. ir. Rob van Hees, Delft University of Technology – 7 July 2008.

Tussen Mystiek en Mysterie, Maria van Daalen – 18 September 2008.

Akrotiri – A cosmopolitan harbour town in the Mediterranean of the Bronze Age, prof. Christos Doumas, University of Athens – 10 October 2008.

Heinrich Schliemann und Petersburger Gelehrtenwelt, 1840 – 1870, prof. Alexander Gavrilov, Bibliotheca Classica Petropolitana – 6 November 2008.

Cleveringa-lecture Nederlandse cultuur in de 18e eeuwse Levant, dr. Hans Theunissen, Leiden University. In collaboration with the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Athens – 26 November 2008.

Titani Korinthias: the Survey 2004 – 2006, dr. Christiane Tytgat, Netherlands Institute Athens – 18 December 2008.