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Waar zijn wij mee bezig?: 3e editie: Laat-middeleeuwse kunst en architectuur in de Nederlanden

What are we doing?: Edition 3: Late medieval art and architecture in the Netherlands Exhibition: 6 June 2014

Information from the organizers

After two successful conferences, this year’s third edition of What are we doing? will be held at Amsterdam. The enthusiasm displayed by the young art historical medievalists to present their research clearly demonstrates that Dutch art and architectural research is blooming. During this third edition we focus on late medieval art and architecture. You are cordially invited to attend this conference.


Doelenzaal, Universiteit van Amsterdam
Singel 425 (University Library),
1012 WP Amsterdam


Registration is highly recommended. You can send an email to stating ‘What are we doing’.


€ 5,00 without lunch, € 15,00 including lunch. Please transfer to T.G. Jasperse, NL21 TRIO 0784 8801 07, stating ‘What are we doing’.


10.30 Reception with coffee and tea

11.00 Welcome and introduction

11.15 Hanneke Nap (scientific researcher at BRCP)
The Bosch Research and Conservation Project. An international, multidisciplinary art historical research into the works of Jheronimus Bosch (ca. 1450-1516)

11.45 Huib Iserief (Universiteit van Amsterdam)
The altarpiece of the Manna Master. Anti-Judaic iconography in the Northern Netherlands

12.15 Questions and discussion

12.30 Anne-Maria van Egmond (Universiteit van Amsterdam)
Presentation of the Bibliography of the Middle Ages (Vereniging van Nederlandse Kunsthistorici) and the target audience policy of VNK

12.40 Lunch

13.45 Merlijn Hurx (Universiteit Utrecht)
Architectural planning and bureaucracy in the late Middle Ages

14.15 Ingmar Reesing (Universiteit van Amsterdam)
Devotion in miniature. An early sixteenth-century miniature retable at the Louvre

14.45 Questions and discussion

15.00 Coffee and tea

15.30 Corinne van Dijk (Universiteit Utrecht)
Word over image. From mass of Saint Gregory to text board

16.00 Hanneke van Asperen (Tilburg University)
Virtues of good government. Caritas in Ambrogio Lorenzetti’s Buon Governo in Siena (1347-49)

16.30 Questions and discussion

16.45 Closure

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