From the 23rd to the 26th of June the University of Groningen will host the summer school ‘Things that Matter’. This summer school aims to examine recent developments in the field of Material Culture Studies and to see what these developments signify for the research into history as a whole. This summer school will specifically address the following three themes: fashion cultures, the material legacy of slavery and colonialism, and the material legacy of medical knowledge practices. The study of objects can provide historians with crucial information about the social context of other topics of historical and related research.
Are you interested in Material Culture Studies and what it can do for you? Then sign op before the 15th of June for the entire summer school or attend one of the various day schools that do not require you to sign up beforehand and that only cost €10,- a day.
Further information can be found on: http://www.rug.nl/education/summer-winter-schools/summer-schools-2014/things-that-matter/.
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