Four members of the ‘Scholarly Vices’ project will present their projects at the Scientiae conference 2020. The conference will take place in the second half of 2020 or in 2021. A date has not been set for the conference, due to the coronavirus pandemic. More information can be found on: http://scientiae.co.uk/conferences/amsterdam-2020/.
Herman Paul’s inaugural address as Professor of the History of the Humanities at Leiden University will take place on January 15, 2021. In his address, Paul will use the case of “critical thinking” to illustrate how a longued durée, comparative history of the humanities might look like – and what we can learn from such historical inquiry.