Het ROSANNA Fonds voor Vrouwen is opgericht door Rosi Braidotti en Anneke Smelik, met als doel het stimuleren van het academisch onderwijs voor getalenteerde vrouwen aan de Universiteit Utrecht.
De eerstvolgende deadline voor het ontvangen van aanmeldingen voor een ROSANNA Fonds Beurs is 1 december 2019.

Beyond Boundaries: Authorship and Readership in Life Writing

24th -25th October 2019 | Tilburg University, the Netherlands
Until now little attention has been paid to the boundaries between life writing for adults on the one hand and life writing for young readers on the other. Beyond Boundaries will explore this aspect of life writing. This conference will consider how and why studying the reception and audiences of life writing for both adults and young readers is important.

Doctoral School Arts, Humanities and Law: ‘Human Action between Satisfaction and Obligation’

Ghent | 10-11 June 2019
Action is a key dimension of the human being. Situated beyond the mere adaptive or instinctive behavior characteristic of most animals, human action is crucially mediated by language. In this regard, the question on action can be formulated as follows: are the main reasons that lead people to act imaginary, symbolic, or grounded in the “real” world? Can we talk about conditions of possibility for human actions as such? To what extent are duty, social responsibility, pleasure and enjoyment constitutive to human action? What does it mean to say that the surrounding world mobilizes us for acting?

Call for Papers: Memory, Word and Image: W.G. Sebald’s Artistic Legacies

Please send abstracts by 20 June 2019
Artists tend to work across disciplines and “art cannot be disciplined” (Hito Steyerl). Taking the case of W.G. Sebald’s interdisciplinary word and image practice on memory and presences of (migratory) lives as touchstone for our discussions, this conference seeks to foster academic, professional, artistic and public scholarship by exploring cutting-edge interdisciplinary research, findings, techniques, practices and theoretical advances in the areas of memory, word and image.

Metamodernism Conference (with a lecture by Will Self)

Radboud University | 3-5 July 2019
The conference is organized by Dr Usha Wilbers ( and Dr Dennis Kersten (, in collaboration with Prof. dr. Antony Rowland of Manchester Metropolitan University. This will be the final event of the Metamodernism AHRC project. For more information, please see

PhD Course ‘Translation and Cultural Transfer’

Ghent and Leuven | 11-13 June 2019
From 11 to 13 June 2019, a PhD course on “Translation and Cultural Transfer” will take place at Ghent University and KU Leuven/Campus Brussels. Keynote lecturers Diana Roig Sanz (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya) and Petra Broomans (Rijksuniversiteit Groningen) will present theoretical models and methods for analyzing intra- and extra-textual aspects of cultural transfer processes in peripheral multilingual contexts.

Registration Open for UU Humanities Graduate Conference 2019

Utrecht | 11-12 April 2019
The Utrecht University Humanities Graduate Conference 2019, What’s the Point? Impact and the Future of the Humanities, will take place on Thursday 11th and Friday 12th April 2019. The conference includes the UU Centre for Humanities Discussion on the Future of the Humanities, panels on impact in and outside of academia, and (R)Ma and PhD panels on our conference theme. There will also be keynote talks by Eleonora Belfiore (University of Loughborough) and Simon During (University of Melbourne).