Fourth PhD Conference, Utrecht

During the Fourth PhD Conference in Utrecht on Friday 16 November 2018, three advanced PhD students will present their research (30 min.). Each presentation will be followed by a response from a referee.

Chair: Prof. Catrien Santing, Academic Director.


The location for the conference is:

Kromme Nieuwegracht 80 - Room 008

3512 HM Utrecht


The programme will be as follows:


10.00 Doors open


10.30 Welcome by Prof. Catrien Santing (Academic Director)


10.30 - 11.00 Rozanne Versendaal, UU.
'<<Letres misibles en manière d'un mendement joieux>>. The origins, literary analysis and contextualisation of a tradition of juridical parody (France/ Low Countries, 13th-17th centuries).'
11.00 - 11.30 Response: Dr. Katell Lavéant, UU.


11.30 - 12.00 Joanka van der Laan, RUG.
'Embodied devotion: reading in printed Middle Dutch religious texts.'
12.00 - 12.30 Response: Prof. Bart Besamusca, UU.


12.30 - 13.30 Lunch break


13.30 - 14.00 Manon Louviot, UU.
'Sound of singing: the chant reform of Johannes Busch (Low Countries and Northern Germany).'
14.00 - 14.30 Response: Prof. Sabrina Corbellini, RUG.


14.30 Conclusion


Interested parties are welcome to attend, especially the School’s PhD and ReMa Students.
Please register with no later than 11 November 2018. Space is limited and  will be granted on a first come first served basis.


Those who are interested can visit the Catharijne Convent and its exhibition about relics afterwards.