Welcome to the website of the International Conference 'Information and Power in History'. This conference was held on 16 and 17 march 2017 in Amsterdam (VU- main building).

On this website you’ll find the original call for papers, a description of the themes, and the program of the conference. It serves as background information to the online publication of all abstracts and the submitted full papers of the speakers, which you can find here.


The conference was organized by Huygens Institute for the History of the Netherlands (Huygens ING) in collaboration with Radboud University (RUN) and Utrecht University (UU).

The organizational team included Prof. dr. Ida Nijenhuis (Huygens ING, RUN), Dr. Marijke van Faassen (Huygens ING), Dr. Ronald Sluijter (Huygens ING), Dr. Wim de Jong (RUN) and Dr. Joris Gijsenbergh (UU).

The conference organizers are grateful for financial and material support from Huygens ING, RUN, VU University and The Research School Political History (OPG).

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