The Dutch Republic and the Lure of Monarchy

Representing Power in the Seventeenth Century

The Dutch Republic and the Lure of Monarchy

11th - 13th December, 2019
Starts Wednesday December 11th at 15:30

Royal Netherlands Institute, via Omero 12, Rome
Alessandro Metlica Università degli Studi di Padova
Giovanni Florio Università degli Studi di Padova
Joris Oddens Università di Padova
Enrico Zucchi Università degli Studi di Padova
Peter Arnade University of Hawaii
Margriet van Eikema Hommes Delft University of Technology
Helmer Helmers KNAW Humanities Cluster
Freya Sierhuis University of York
Arthur Weststeijn Università degli Studi di Padova
Marianne Klerk University of Oxford
Ida Nijenhuis Huygens ING/ Radboud University Nijmegen
Laura Plezier University of Leiden
Suzanne van de Meerendonk Colgate University
Wyger Velema University of Amsterdam
Judith Pollmann Leiden University
Maartje van Gelder University of Amsterdam
Stijin Bussels Leiden University
Alexander Dencher Leiden University/Rijksmuseum Amsterdam

This workshop focuses on representations of power in the 17th-century Dutch Republic. The question how power is represented sparks the interest of scholars working in a wide range of disciplines. This workshop brings together political, cultural, and intellectual historians, literary scholars and art historians. It aims to stimulate a cross-disciplinary dialogue about representations in art, literature, ritual and other media. The participants have been invited to reflect on the challenge of representing power in a republican state, in an age when monarchy was the dominant state model. The third day will be devoted to the presentation and discussion of the ongoing ERC-project Republics on the Stage of Kings. Representing Republican State Power in the Europe of Absolute Monarchies (1580-1715), in the framework of which this event is organized.

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Funded under: H2020-EU.1.1.
Grant agreement ID: 758450
Overall budget: € 1 452 210
Start date: 1 April 2018
End date: 31 March 2024
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