Workshop: Research Design Course 2017 in Cracow, Poland

On 6-8 November 2017, our researcher Robin Philips attended the ESTER Research Design Course 2017 at the Pedagogical University of Cracow (Cracow, Poland), and presented his research on the industrial development in the Netherlands and Belgium during the 19th and 20th century. A digital copy of his Powerpoint presentation can be found here.

The European graduate School for Training in Economic and Social Historical Research (ESTER) was established in 1991 as a European platform for postgraduate teaching. It involves more than 60 universities throughout Europe and offers high-level research training for PhD students in an international context. At present the network is organized by the N.W. Posthumus Institute, which is a graduate school for economic and social history in the Netherlands and Flanders.

Since the late 1990s, ESTER has promoted the Research Design Course (RDC). In this year, the annual Research Design Course was organized by Bartosz Ogórek (Pedagogical University of Cracow) and Mikołaj Malinowski (Lund University/WEast network).

Conference: Annual Posthumus Conference 2017 at Radboud University

Annual Posthumus Conference 2017

On 1 and 2 June 2017, our researcher Robin Philips, our team member Zhang Zipeng, and our visiting fellow Dr. Guo Yongqin attended the Annual Posthumus Conference 2017 which was organized by the N.W. Posthumus Institute and Radboud University, in Nijmegen, the Netherlands.

The N.W. Posthumus Institute (NWP) is the Research School for Economic and Social History in the Netherlands and Flanders. It includes research on non-Western history, world history and social-cultural history. The Posthumus Institute promotes innovative and advanced interdisciplinary research in economic and social history by stimulating joint research programmes of participating institutes and provides a PhD training in economic and social history.

Annual Posthumus Conference 2017

The Annual Posthumus Conference 2017 had the theme “Global connections across time and space”. It started with the keynote lecture which was titled “The Nieboer problem in West Africa: slaves within and from labour-scarce economies” by prof.dr. Gareth Austin, who is one of the world’s leading scholars in the flourishing field of African economic history and has recently been appointed to the chair of Economic History at the University of Cambridge. After that, sessions were held by the PhD students from the Posthumus Institute Training Programme, and the Posthumus research networks, including the new orientation of ‘Societies in their Environment’ and the new network ‘Routes and Roots in Colonial and Global History’

会议:Posthumus研究中心2017年年会在奈梅亨拉德堡德大学举行(荷兰奈梅亨)

Annual Posthumus Conference 2017

On 1 and 2 June 2017, our researcher Robin Philips, our team member Zhang Zipeng, and our visiting fellow Dr. Guo Yongqin attended the Annual Posthumus Conference 2017 which was organized by the N.W. Posthumus Institute and Radboud University, in Nijmegen, the Netherlands.

The N.W. Posthumus Institute (NWP) is the Research School for Economic and Social History in the Netherlands and Flanders. It includes research on non-Western history, world history and social-cultural history. The Posthumus Institute promotes innovative and advanced interdisciplinary research in economic and social history by stimulating joint research programmes of participating institutes and provides a PhD training in economic and social history.

Annual Posthumus Conference 2017

The Annual Posthumus Conference 2017 had the theme “Global connections across time and space”. It started with the keynote lecture which was titled “The Nieboer problem in West Africa: slaves within and from labour-scarce economies” by prof.dr. Gareth Austin, who is one of the world’s leading scholars in the flourishing field of African economic history and has recently been appointed to the chair of Economic History at the University of Cambridge. After that, sessions were held by the PhD students from the Posthumus Institute Training Programme, and the Posthumus research networks, including the new orientation of ‘Societies in their Environment’ and the new network ‘Routes and Roots in Colonial and Global History’

Seminar: Posthumus PhD Training, seminar at University of Groningen

On the 6th and 7th of April 2017, the Posthumus Institute organized its second seminar of the 2016 – 2017 Posthumus PhD Basic Training Programme in Groningen, the Netherlands. The N.W. Posthumus Institute is the research school for economic and social history in the Netherlands and Belgium. With its PhD training, the N.W. Posthumus Institute has contributed since 1988 to the successful completion of PhD dissertation projects.

Our researcher, Robin Philips, who was successfully accepted for the PhD Training Programme, presented in Groningen a minor paper about his PhD Research on the industrial development in the Netherlands and Belgium during the 19th and 20th century. In the upcoming Posthumus Conference (Cracow, November 2017), Robin will present more about his PhD research and his preliminary results.

研讨会:”Posthumus基础训练项目“国际学术研讨会在格罗宁根大学举行(荷兰格罗宁根)

On the 6th and 7th of April 2017, the Posthumus Institute organized its second seminar of the 2016 – 2017 Posthumus PhD Basic Training Programme in Groningen, the Netherlands. The N.W. Posthumus Institute is the research school for economic and social history in the Netherlands and Belgium. With its PhD training, the N.W. Posthumus Institute has contributed since 1988 to the successful completion of PhD dissertation projects.

Our researcher, Robin Philips, who was successfully accepted for the PhD Training Programme, presented in Groningen a minor paper about his PhD Research on the industrial development in the Netherlands and Belgium during the 19th and 20th century. In the upcoming Posthumus Conference (Cracow, November 2017), Robin will present more about his PhD research and his preliminary results.

Seminar: Posthumus PhD Training Programme, seminar at Free University of Brussels

On the 12th and 13th of December 2016, the Posthumus Institute organized its first seminar of the 2016 – 2017 Posthumus PhD Basic Training Programme in Brussels, Belgium. The N.W. Posthumus Institute is the research school for economic and social history in the Netherlands and Belgium. With its PhD training, the N.W. Posthumus Institute has contributed since 1988 to the successful completion of PhD dissertation projects.

Our researcher, Robin Philips, who was successfully accepted for the PhD Training Programme, presented in Brussels an introduction about his PhD Research on the industrial development in the Netherlands and Belgium during the 19th and 20th century. In the upcoming Posthumus seminars, Robin will present more about his PhD research and his preliminary results.

More information about the Posthumus Institute, or its training programme, is available on: http://www.ru.nl/posthumus/ .

研讨会:”Posthumus基础训练项目“国际学术研讨会在布鲁塞尔自由大学举行(比利时布鲁塞尔)

On the 12th and 13th of December 2016, the Posthumus Institute organized its first seminar of the 2016 – 2017 Posthumus PhD Basic Training Programme in Brussels, Belgium. The N.W. Posthumus Institute is the research school for economic and social history in the Netherlands and Belgium. With its PhD training, the N.W. Posthumus Institute has contributed since 1988 to the successful completion of PhD dissertation projects.

Our researcher, Robin Philips, who was successfully accepted for the PhD Training Programme, presented in Brussels an introduction about his PhD Research on the industrial development in the Netherlands and Belgium during the 19th and 20th century. In the upcoming Posthumus seminars, Robin will present more about his PhD research and his preliminary results.

More information about the Posthumus Institute, or its training programme, is available on: http://www.ru.nl/posthumus/ .