Papers and symposiums


Papers:
  • Haarlem, 6 January 1988. Title: "De commandeursportretten van het Jansklooster te Haarlem", paper delivered at the acceptance of the Haerlemprijs (Haarlem award) of the Vereniging Haerlem.
  • Amsterdam, 22 November 1988. Title: "Geertgen tot Sint Jans en Jan Willem Jansz., commandeur van het Sint Jansklooster te Haarlem", in the Lunch Break Series of the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam.
  • Haarlem, 11 November 1989. Title: "Het hoogaltaar van Geertgen tot St. Jans in de Janskerk. Vondsten en nieuwe raadsels", Studiedag Handboek Haarlem 1995 (symposium organised as part of the preparations of a new History of Haarlem book).
  • Leiden, 20 April 1990. Title: "Ter versiering van het Prinsenhof of om uit de stad te verwijderen. De houding van de gereformeerde stad Haarlem ten aanzien van de religieuze kunst die ze verwierf ten gevolge van de confiscatie van de geestelijke en kerkelijke goederen binnen haar gebied", Symposium of the Contactgroep XVIe eeuw.
  • Bloomington (Ind.), 2 October 1990. Title: "The Haarlem Commander Portraits: A Study in 16th Century Patronage", Robert and Avis Burke Lectures in the History of Art (University of Indiana).
  • Utrecht, 4 August 1995. Title: "Memorial pieces in the Northern Netherlands in the 15th and 16th century", Workshop on Infrared Reflectography, organised by Molly Faries (Indiana University, V.S.).
  • Utrecht, 18 January 1996. Title: "Een kunsthistorisch oninteressante reeks", Conference Meerzien = Inzien. Interdisciplinair onderzoek naar de Nederlandse cultuur. Utrecht University, Institute for Liberal Arts.
  • Louvain, 30 April 1996. Title: "Zorg voor het hier en het hiernamaals. Memorietafels in Noord-Nederland in de Middeleeuwen", University of Louvain, Department of archeology, art history and musicology.
  • Bruges, 12 September 1997 (with Molly Faries). Title: "Care for the Here and the Hereafter: using IRR in the study of Memorial Paintings", Colloque XII pour l'ťtude du dessin sous-jacent.
  • Amersfoort: 17 May 1997. Title: "Genealogische en heraldische problemen bij het onderzoek van memorietafels", for the Koninklijk Nederlandsch Genootschap voor Geslacht- en Wapenkunde.
  • Tempe, Arizona, 9 February 1999. Title: "Care for the Here and the Hereafter: Memorial Pieces in the (Arch)Diocese of Utrecht", Arizona Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, University of Arizona, Tempe.
  • Los Angeles, 11 February 1999. Title: "Care for the Here and the Hereafter: Memorial Pieces in the (Arch)Diocese of Utrecht", at the workshops: Between Time and Place, organised by Corine Schleif and Lars Jones during the congress of the College Art Association, Los Angeles, 10-12 february 1999.
  • Amsterdam, 28 May 1999. Title: "Care for the Here and the Hereafter: the Function of Memorial Paintings in the Diocese of Utrecht", at the symposium Heaven and Earth by the Research School for Medieval Studies, the University of Amsterdam (Art history) en Notre Dame University, USA (Art, Art History & Design).
  • Utrecht, 23 January 2000. Title: "Zorg voor het hier en het hiernamaals: memorietafels in de late Middeleeuwen", in a series of lectures organised by Museum Catharijneconvent at the occasion of the exhibition Leven na de dood), Museum Catharijneconvent, Utrecht.
  • Utrecht, 12 February 2000. Title: "Memorietafels en de zorg voor het hier en het hiernamaals", Stichting Firapeel, Utrecht.
  • Utrecht, 18 February 2000. Title: "Leven na de dood", Stichting Art, Vereniging Studenten Kunstgeschiedenis, Universiteit Utrecht (in the context of the exhibition Leven na de dood).
  • Utrecht, 18 April 2000. Title: "Jan van Scorel en de Madonna met Kind", for the staff of the Jan van Scorelcollege, Schoorl, at the occasion of the exhibition De Madonna's van Jan van Scorel, Centraal Museum, Utrecht.
  • Louvain, 11 December 2000. Title: "Zorg voor het hier en het hiernamaals, in de Methodology for first year students of art history", Catholic University of Louvain.
  • Oostzaan, 5 November 2003. Title: "Jacob Cornelisz. en de dodengedachtenis", for the Stichting Jacob Cornelisz.
  • Louvain, 11 and 12 May 2004. Two concluding classes during the course "Historiografie" (for second year students of art history), Catholic University of Louvain. Titles: "De middeleeuwse kunstenaar centraal. Mogelijkheden, beperkingen en valkuilen" and "De middeleeuwse opdrachtgever centraal. De consequenties van een andere benadering".
  • Amsterdam, 9 March 2004. Title: "Zorg voor het hier en het hiernamaals. Mogelijkheden en beperkingen bij het onderzoek naar de functie van kunst in de middeleeuwse dodengedachtenis", for the student and alumni society of the Open University, Nederlands Studiecentrum Amsterdam.
  • Utrecht, 1 October 2004. Title: "The 'art treasures' of the Haarlem Knights of Saint John: objects of desire for a protestant town", At the congress The military Orders and the Reformation. Choices, state building and the weight of tradition, Utrecht, 30 September - 2 October 2004.
  • Leeds, 12 July 2005. Title: "The Function of Art in Medieval 'Memoria' and the Importance of Technical Examination", at the International Medieval Congress in a series of three sessions on Commemoration and Remembrance, organised by Annemarie Speetjens.
  • Drongen, 20 May 2006. Title: "Memorieboeken en de zorg voor het hiernamaals. Met voorbeelden uit Norbertijner kloosters", at the Zestiende contactdag van de werkgroep Norbertijner geschiedenis in de Nederlanden.
  • Leiden, 10 June 2006 (with Corinne van Dijk). Title: "Kunst en cultuur, nog veel werk aan de winkel", at the Studiedag Zeven Hollandse stadsgeschiedenissen: op weg naar een synthese? organised by the Contactgroep 15e-16e eeuw.
  • Leeds, 12 July 2006. Title: "An Inventory of Memoria Books in the Netherlands", at the International Medieval Congress in a series of three sessions on Commemoration and Remembrance, organised by Truus van Bueren and Annemarie Speetjens.
  • Brussels, 5 October 2007. Title: "Herinnering in geschrift, beeld en praktijk in klooster MariŽnpoel", in Herinnering in praktijk, the second symposium of Herinnering in geschrift en praktijk.
  • Duisburg, 23 October 2007. Title: "Medieval Memoria Online (MeMO)", Fourth Symposium on Memoria Research (organised by the University of Duisburg-Essen and Utrecht University).
  • Groningen, 22 November 2007. Title: "Everyone in his or her place: Gender Related Issues in the Medieval Culture of Remembrance", in the Programme of the Gerson day series Gerson Lectures Foundation, Faculty of Arts, Groningen University.
  • Groningen, 14-15 November 2008. Title: "Grand Donations and Nice Gifts? The search for gender related patterns in medieval memoria practices", at the congress Manuscript and Memory in North-Western Europe, 1000-1500.
  • Rotterdam, 21 February 2008. Title: "Mannen rechts en vrouwen links. Gendergerelateerde patronen in memorievoorstellingen", at the symposium at the occasion of the exhibition Vroege Hollanders. Schilderkunst van de late Middeleeuwen.
  • Utrecht, 10 October 2008. Title: "Medieval Memoria Culture: research questions, methodological problems and (possible) solutions", at the Workshop Does Memory Have a History?
  • Glasgow, 30 October 2008. Title: "Everyone in His or Her Place: Gender Related Issues in the Medieval Culture of Remembrance", Seminar Glasgow Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, University of Glasgow.
  • Utrecht, 9 January 2009. Title: "Onderzoek met Memoria in beeld. Gendergerelateerde patronen in memorievoorstellingen", during the symposium ICT in de mediŽvistiek. Het memoria-onderzoek in Nederland, organised by DANS (Data Archiving and Networked Services, KNAW) and the Research Institute for History and Culture, Utrecht University.
  • Utrecht, 13 February 2009. Title: "Presentation of the website/database Memoria in beeld", Fourth Symposium on Memoria Research (organised by the University of Duisburg-Essen and Utrecht University).
  • Essen, 25 September 2009. Title: "The foundation of the convent of MariŽnpoel. A Rich internet Application as a Teaching Instrument for Medieval Memoria Culture", Fifth Symposium on Memoria Research (organised by the University of Duisburg-Essen and Utrecht University).
  • Utrecht, 31 October 2009. Title: "Medieval Memoria Online (MeMO). Een hulpmiddel voor onderzoek naar memoria en macht", at the 15e MediŽvistendag: De media van de macht.
  • Den Haag, 20 November 2009 (with Fenna Visser). Title: "De website Memoria in beeld: showcase van nieuwe mogelijkheden", at the Kunsthistorische Dag of the Vereniging van Nederlandse Kunsthistorici (Society of Dutch art historians).
  • Utrecht, 20 May 2010. Title: "Re-visualizing and the commemoration of the dead. Helpful memories, usable pasts", at Does memory have a history? Part Two: Re-writing - Memory - Adaptation, organised by the Netherlands Graduate School for Literary Studies and the Netherlands Research School for Medieval Studies.
  • Rotterdam, 31 May 2010, session at the Market of Ideas. Title: "The online website and database Representations of medieval memoria. Memorial paintings and sculptures from the Netherlands", at the Codart DERTIEN congress.
  • Leeds, 13 July 2010. Title: "Prayer and Politics: A rich internet Application", at the International Medieval Congress in the series of three sessions Medieval Commemoration, organised by Truus van Bueren and Kim Ragetli.
  • Nijmegen, 8 October 2010. Title: "MeMO, een digitaal geheugen. Nieuwe mogelijkheden voor het memoria-onderzoek", at the 16e MediŽvistendag: Geheugen en geheugenvorming.
  • Utrecht, 2 March 2011. Title: "The MeMO project", at the UCMS Lunchtime lectures for staff members of the faculty of the Humanities of Utrecht University.
  • Utrecht, 1 July 2011. Title: "Het belang van MeMO voor onderzoek en onderwijs in de geschiedenis, kunstgeschiedenis en mediŽvistiek", at the Eindejaarssymposium, UU Department of History and Art History.
  • Leeds, 12 July 2011. Title: "Remembrance and memorial practices in the convent of St John of Jerusalem, 1480-1505. Conflicts and the celebration of victories". MeMO session at the International Medieval Congress.
  • Amsterdam, 17 August 2011. Title: "Sources for art historical research". Summerschool Made in the Netherlands.
  • Utrecht, 9 September 2011. Title: "Reformation? Which reformation? Memoria and Remembrance in the second half of the 16th century in the convent of St. John in Haarlem", at the Eighth Symposium on Memoria Research: Memoria and Reform Movements.
  • Kalkar, 9 March 2012. Title: "Pilgrims to Jerusalem. Portraits and confraternities", at the Ninth Symposium on Memoria Research.

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Exhibition:

Leven na de dood. Gedenken in de late Middeleeuwen (concept and contents), with Helen WŁstefeld and Henri Defoer. Museum Catharijneconvent, Utrecht, 11 December 1999 - 26 March 2000.


Organisation of workshops, symposiums and congresses
  • Utrecht, 13 April 1996. Symposium Memoria in de middeleeuwen. Zorg voor het hier en het hiernamaals. Symposium of the Signum contact group.
  • Amsterdam, 1-7 September 1996. Secretary and co-chair of the section The art of veneration of the CIHA-congress Memory and oblivion.
  • Utrecht 1997 and 1999. Three symposiums with students presenting the results of the research for their master thesis (part of the 'memoria project'). 1. Technisch onderzoek als hulpmiddel bij het onderzoek naar de vervaardiging, de functie en de lotgevallen van memorietafels, 27 March 1997; 2. De portretten van de landcommandeurs van de Ridderlijke Duitse Orde, Balije van Utrecht. Een onderzoek naar hun functie (interdisciplinair), 27 November 1997; and 3. Het dateren van schilderijen met gebedsportretten. Problemen en oplossingen, 28 June 1999.
  • Baltimore, 20-22 March 1998 (with Marten Jan Bok). Workshop Memorial pieces, their owners and their original sites, at the Conference of the Historians of Netherlandish Art in Baltimore.
  • Utrecht, 25 March 2000. Congress Memoria in middeleeuws Utrecht, at the closing of the Leven na de dood exhibition.
  • Utrecht, 2001 and 2002 (with Marten Jan Bok (University of Amsterdam)). Two symposiums of the Koninklijk Nederlands Genootschap voor Geslacht- en Wapenkunde and the Centraal Bureau voor Genealogie. De maatschappelijke positie van de Nederlandse adel anno 2000, Utrecht, 14 December 2001, and Genealogie en prosopografie: een problematische relatie (about methodological aspects at the border of genealogy and history), Utrecht, 1 March 2002.
  • Utrecht, 10-12 May 2001 (with Jeroen Stumpel). International congress Care for the Here and the Hereafter.
  • Utrecht, 15 October 2004 (with Hugo Quenť). Symposium De wetenschappelijkheid van "de Letteren", organised for prof. Thijs Pollmann.
  • Leeds, 10-13 July 2006 (with Annemarie Speetjens). Commemoration and Remembrance, a series of three sessions at the International Medieval Congress.
  • Utrecht, 11 April 2008. (with the students of the Research master seminar Art donations in the Late Middle Ages). Symposium Gebrandschilderde Glazen in de Late Middeleeuwen. Functies van Kunstschenkingen in de Middeleeuwse Memoria Cultuur/Stained glass windows in the Late Middle Ages. The functions of art donations in the medieval memoria culture.
  • Utrecht, 10 October 2008 (with Jesseka Batteau, Liedeke Plate, Ann Rigney, Els Rose). Does Memory Have a History? Closed workshop for Ph.D. students of OZSMed and OSL.
  • Utrecht, 9 January 2009 (in collaboration with DANS, Marion Wittenberg). ICT in de mediŽvistiek: Het memoria-onderzoek in Nederland.
  • Utrecht, 20 May 2010 (organised with Jesseka Batteau, Liedeke Plate and Els Rose). Re-writing, Memory, Adaptation (sequence of the workshop Does memory have a history? of October 2008) Closed workshop for Ph.D. students of OZSMed and OSL.
  • Utrecht, 26-27 May 2010, MeMO symposium Researching Medieval Memoria: prospects and possibilities and Workshop Problems and Challenges in Research of Tomb Monuments.
  • Leeds, 12-15 July 2010 (with Kim Ragetli). Medieval Commemoration, a series of three sessions at the International Medieval Conference.

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Recurring workshops and symposiums
  • Overleg Memoria, since 2004. Meetings with the Ph.D. students in the Netherlands and Belgium, researching the memoria culture of the Middle Ages, take place every two months. Organisation: Truus van Bueren, Daantje Meuwissen and Charlotte Dikken.
  • Symposiums on Memoria Research (organised by the University of Duisburg-Essen and Utrecht University, since 2007. Initiated by prof. Dieter Geuenich (since 2007 emeritus medieval history of the University of Duisburg-Essen). Organising committee: Dieter Geuenich, Caroline Horch, Thomas Schilp and Truus van Bueren. The meetings take place twice per year.

Participation (on invitation) at closed small-scale workshops for specialists
  • Nijmegen, 26-27 November 1999. "Memoriestichtingen in een stedelijke context: tussen manna en aardse status", workshop organized by the NWO subsidised research project Stadscultuur in de laatmiddeleeuwse Nederlanden/Town cultures in the late-medieval Low Countries (Universities of Antwerp, Ghent and Louvain and Research School for Medieval Studies, Netherlands), Nijmegen.
  • St. Andrews, Fife, 1 - 4 September 1997, University of St. Andrews. Anglo-Dutch Historical Conference, Humanism and the Reformation in Britain and the Netherlands.

Courses for Ph.D students of the Netherlands Research School for Medieval Studies
  • Bronnengebruik II (Methodology and use of sources, part II), 2002 and 2004.
  • Inleiding in de middeleeuwse bronnen (Introduction in the use of medieval sources), 2008, 2009 and 2010.

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