Category: Dutch Republic

Picking up the Pieces: Catholic Material Culture and Iconoclasm in the Low Countries

Our group member David de Boer has recently written an article on religious conflict for the Low Countries Historical Review. Please follow this link to view or download the full text: Low Countries Historical Review, Vol. 131, Issue 1, 2016 Abstract: “In 1566 the Catholic...

Coming soon: “Writing rebellion in early modern diplomacy”

In a collaborative endeavour, the research group “Revolts as Communicative Events in the Early Modern Period” based in Konstanz, Germany, has assembled scholars from all across Europe (including Russia) and the United States to contribute collectively to ongoing academic debates on early modern diplomacy. We...

Conference paper “Irish Tears and Miserable Waldensians: Images of Religious Persecution in the Dutch Republic”

In November 2014, scholars from several universities in Western and Eastern Europe will meet at the University of Konstanz, Germany, to discuss the visualisation of power, resistance and punishment in early modern times. The overall aim of our conference is to find cross-cultural links as...

Conference paper “The power of media in visualizing the Dutch Revolt”

M.F.D. Marianne Eekhout (University of Leiden) is an another expert in Dutch history whom we are happy to welcome at our conference on visual depictions of revolt and punishment in early modern times. Marianne works on local memory culture in the Netherlands. Her major interests...

Conference paper “From Power Brokers to Rebels. How Frans Hogenberg Depicted the Beginning of the Dutch Revolt”

In our up-coming conference on the visualisation of revolt and punishment, Ramon Voges (University of Paderborn) will early present depictions of the Dutch Revolt. In his current research, he is especially concerned with Frans Hogenberg, a famous Flamish engraver with a workshop in Cologne that...