This program is a component for the (Res)MA History Programme. It’s not available for BA pupils.
This Research Seminar targets the archives of this VOC or Dutch East Asia business. It partly functions as a practical, more particular counterpart associated with Literature Seminar. It relates to a number of the basic archival dilemmas talked about here, but details them into the context of the seventeenth- and 18th-century Dutch-Asian commercial enterprise. Even though the VOC records formally comprised company management, in training additionally they functioned as a huge repository of valuable and key all about all kinds of activities in early-modern Asia.
The many staying VOC archives are comprised of numerous numerous kinds and even “genres” of papers, including maps. Further, they partly overlap with materials that fall outside of the confines of the collections, but they are closely pertaining to them, such as for example personal documents, missionary records, travel records, as well as pieces of art. These diverse materials had been produced with various purposes, are comprised and organised in numerous methods, and current information with various perspecitives.
This seminar considers and compares all of these sources from both an archival and a historiographical standpoint. 阅读更多