Keynote speakers

Kate Rudy
Joep Leerssen
Surekha Davies
Elizabeth Savage



Abstract: a 30 minutes paper (including discussion). Three papers form one session (90 minutes in total)

Panel: a pre-formed group of at least three presenters, that will present a certain subject during one session (90 minutes in total); the length of each presentation depends on the number of speakers

Poster: the presentation of research information in the form of a paper poster that conference participants may view. A special area is reserved for the poster session where researchers accompany their paper posters during lunch breaks. The posters can be left on the spot afterwards

Lightning: a short, introductory paper (5-10 minutes) on a certain subject. 7 lightning papers will form one session (90 minutes)


Conference at a Glance

Monday, June 15
From 13.00Pre-conference excursions to libraries in Amsterdam and registration at Allard Pierson
16.00 – 18.00Opening and keynote in the Aula of the University of Amsterdam
18.15 – 19.30Reception and registration at Allard Pierson
19.30Dinner on own / informal afterparty for first SHARPers and young scholars

 Tuesday, June 16 (KIT)Wednesday, June 17 (KIT)Thursday, June 18
(University Quarter)
9.00 – 10.00KeynoteKeynoteKeynote
10.00 – 10.30BreakBreakBreak
10.30 – 12.00Parallel session 1Parallel session 5Parallel session 9
12.00 – 13.30Lunch & poster sessionsLunch & poster sessionsLunch & poster sessions
13.30 – 15.00Parallel session 2Parallel session 6Parallel session 10
15.00 – 15.15BreakBreakBreak
15.15 – 16.45Parallel session 3Parallel session 7Parallel session 11
16.45 – 17.00BreakBreakBreak
17.00 – 18.30Parallel session 4Parallel session 8Parallel session 12
18.30Reception & poster sessionsGroup portrait SHARP-participants

Banquet at the KIT Royal Tropical Institute
General meeting and plenary closing session

Closing reception Joods Historisch Museum
19.30Dinner on ownDinner on own

Friday, June 19
9.00–17.00Post conference excursions to Deventer and Zutphen (East), Haarlem and Enkhuizen (North), and Den Haag and Leiden (South)


Allard Pierson
Oude Turfmarkt 129, 1012 GC Amsterdam

Old Lutherian Church University of Amsterdam, Singel 411, 1012 XM Amsterdam

KIT Royal Tropical Institute
Mauritskade 63, 1092 AD Amsterdam

University Quarter of the University of Amsterdam
At and around the Binnengasthuis premises

Joods Historisch Museum
Nieuwe Amstelstraat 1, 1011 PL Amsterdam