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).
SPIN will be hosting a conference on the Grimm brothers on 7-9 December 2016. All lectures are open to all those interested. Full program.
SPIN will be hosting a workshop on Icelandic Philology on 3-4 November 2016. All lectures are open to all those interested. Full program.
Lab1100 in collaboration with SPIN has developed ultra-cool visualizations of correspondence networks as they develop in time and space. This development process has faced interesting challenges and generated exciting solutions, breaking new ground in the developing field of Digital Humanities.
The number of articles in the Encyclopedia of Romanric Nationalism available for public online viewing has passed the 1000 mark. The integration between ERNiE and the documentation materials is also complete.
Integrating Encyclopedia, text/music/imagebase, and network viewer
SPIN is proud to present the new improved interface at http://romanticnationalism.net.The interface integrates the encyclopedia functions of ERNiE, the imagebase/textbase viewer and the networks visualization viewer. A full users’ manual is available here.
SPIN congratulates its affiliate researcher Simon Halink on winning the Dominique Jacquin-Berdal memorial prize awarded by the Association for the Studies of Ethnicitiesd and Nationalism (ASEN).
Pavel Josef Šafařík' s map of Slavic-settled territories (Slovanský Zeměvid, 1842) was a very important element in Slavic consciousness-raising. It is now online in a Hi-Res scan on this website and can be downloaded here..
2015 has been an exciting year for us: Following three launch events (at the LSE in April, the Ecole normale supérieure in May, and the NWO festival “Bessensap” in The Hague in June), ERNiE has gone publicly online in a sleek interface under the URL http://romanticnationalism.net . 2016 will complete that process: