Unhinging the National Framework

09-12-2016

Atrium, first floor Medical Faculty Van der Boechorststraat 7 Amsterdam

Unhinging the National Framework: New Developments in Transnational Life-Writing

CLUE+ Research Institute for Culture, History and Heritage

Letteren

Congres / Symposium

Chair: Prof. dr. Susan Legene

9.30 - 10.00 Coffee/Tea

10.00 - 11.00 New Keynote. Prof. dr. Diederik Oostdijk (VU): Transnational Doubles: Dutch-American Relations in Post-War Poetry. Response by Prof. dr. Giles Scott-Smith (Leiden University)

11.00 - 11.15 Break

11.15 - 12.45 15-min. presentations by junior and senior researchers: Dr. Bettine Siertsema (VU), Lonneke Geerlings (VU), Dr. Marleen Rensen (UvA), Edy Seriese (IWI), Rebecca van Raamsdonk (UvA)

12.45 - 13.30 Lunch (free of charge)

13.30 - 15.00 Panel

- Prof. dr. Michiel van Kempen (UvA), biographer of Albert Helman (Surinamese writer)
- Yvette Kopijn, oral historian (Javanese in diaspora)
- Frank Okker, biographer of Willem Walraven, Gerret Rouffaer, Madelon Lulofs (Dutch East Indies)
- Dr. Hendrik Henrichs (UU), biographer of Dutch journalist Johan Brouwer (Spanish Civil War)
- Ditteke Mensink, director, winner of Gouden Kalf for Farewell (zeppelin journey of Lady Grace Drummond-Hay) and biographer.

15.00 Coffee/Tea

Location: Atrium, first floor Medical Faculty at the Van der Boechorststraat 7 in Amsterdam

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