Cultural Representations of Catastrophes, c. 1500-1900

Thursday 17 – Friday 18 June 2021
Meeting and Conference Centre Soeterbeeck

The call for papers has been closed and the organising committee selected the papers. The programme and further information will be provided as soon as possible.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Marieke van Egeraat and/or Adriaan Duiveman via

Organising committee

The conference is organised by the members of the Dealing with Disasters in the Netherlands: The Shaping of Local and National Identities, 1421-1890 research project, which is funded by the Dutch Research Council (NWO). This project is part of the Radboud Institute for Culture & History (RICH) at Radboud University. Further information about the project can be found on our website:


  • Prof. Lotte Jensen
  • Dr Hanneke van Asperen
  • Marieke van Egeraat MA
  • Adriaan Duiveman MA
  • Fons Meijer MA
  • Lilian Nijhuis MA