Now out: the book version of the Encyclopedia of Romantic Nationalism in Europe

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International conference on Cultural mobilization

Amsterdam, 19-22 September 2018, organized by SPIN in association with NISE (Antwerp) and ASEN (London). International conference on Cultural mobilization: Cultural consciousness-raising and national movements in Europe and the world.

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Online in open access: the Encyclopedia of Romantic Nationalism

The Encyclopedia of Romantic Nationalism (ERNiE) contains analytical articles on themes and persons, as well as historical documentation (Letters, Writings, Images, Music etc.), tracing and visualizing the transnational rise of national culture-building in 19th-century Europe.

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Visualizing correspondence networks over time

SPIN's network-analytical approach to Romantic Nationalism features visualizations of various types

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SPIN - Study Platform on Interlocking Nationalisms

SPIN aims to chart the cultural and historical root system of European nationalisms and to bring into focus those intellectual networks which carried and disseminated the emerging ideals of cultural nationalism in the Romantic period and in the long nineteenth century (1770-1914).

Canonicity visualization tool online

Joep Leerssen


The website of the Netherlands Royal Library now shows an interactive tool visualizing the relative canonicity over time of a selected number of historical Dutch figures. The tool was built with nodegoat technology (also used in ERNiE) and the underlying research was done by Joep Leerssen during his tenure as Royal Library Research Fellow at the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Studies. More at http://lab.kb.nl/tool/canot.

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