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Utopian Travels
Thomas More’s Utopia was published exactly five hundred years ago, in 1516, in Leuven. More had many epigones throughout Europe,...
IISG-KNAW minisymposium Utopie en Geweld
Tijd: 18.00-20.00 uurUtopieën – blauwdrukken voor ideale samenlevingen – kennen veel verschijningsvormen. Van Plato’s Politeia...
IISH activities History Month
‘In-between Dream & Deed’ is the theme for the annual Dutch Month of History, October 2015. The Month of History’s website...
IISG-KNAW Minisymposium De utopische wortels van de Sharing Economy
De ‘sharing economy’ is booming. Online platformen voor het delen van goederen en diensten schieten als paddenstoelen uit de...
Extra Publiekswandeling Utopisch Amsterdam in de Gouden Eeuw
Vanwege de grote belangstelling voor de wandelingen op 4 en 11 oktober, organiseert het IISG op 25 oktober een extra...
A Practical Utopian
A letter by the French Utopian thinker Etienne Cabet (1788-1856) of 7 April 1846 reveals that Cabet was a man of action as well...
Humanist Beheaded
On July 6, 1535 the head of Thomas More fell, who, as the author of Utopia, would acquire eternal praise. More composed Utopia in...
Back from the Future
William Morris' utopian novel News from Nowhere or An Epoch of Rest starts with six friends at the Socialist League having a '...
Credo Communiste
The French Utopian thinker Etienne Cabet (1788-1856) wrote his Credo Communiste in 1841. On June 20, 1851, the artist Glatigny...
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