On 26 and 27 October 2000 in Rotterdam in the Pelgrimfathers Church a conference will take place on `Egodocuments, Identity and History', organized by the Huizinga Institute, Research Institute and Graduate School of Cultural History and the Faculty of Arts and History of the Erasmus University Rotterdam, in cooperation with the MaxPlanck Institut fuer Geschichte (Goettingen) and the University of Basel.
The first day consists of a workshop discussion on various projects treating egodocuments, in particular autobiographies and diaries. There will be an exchange of results of such projects in the Netherlands by Hans de Valk (ING, The Hague) and Gerard Schulte Nordholt (Rotterdam), in Germany by Benigna von Krusenstjern (Goettingen), Christoph Frank (Potsdam), and Claudia Ulbrich (Berlin), in Switzerland by Kaspar von Greyerz (Basel), in Austria by Harald Tersch (Vienna) and in Belgium by Johan Verberckmoes (Leuven). Chair persons are Donald Haks (ING, The Hague) and Gert-Jan Johannes (Utrecht).
The second day is a program of lectures on history and autobiography with contributions by Avriel BarLevav (Haifa), Gadi Algazi (Tel Aviv), Judith Pollmann (Oxford), Philippe Lejeune (Paris), Arianne Baggerman (Rotterdam), Michael Mascuch (Berkeley), and Rudolf Dekker (Rotterdam). Chair persons are Hans Medick (Goettingen) and Kaspar von Greyerz (Basel).
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