Conference Considering Women in the Early Modern Low Countries

The conference “Considering Women in the Early Modern Low Countries” will be held on April 24-25 2015 at the Rubenianum in Antwerp, Belgium. This international event brings together twenty-six eminent scholars of history, art history, and literature, and it will be the first conference to focus on women and gender in both the Protestant Dutch Republic and the Catholic Southern Netherlands. Featured keynote speakers are Martha Howell, Miriam Champion Professor of History at Columbia University, and Diane Wolfthal, David and Caroline Minter Endowed Chair in the Humanities and Professor of Art History at Rice University. The full conference program, registration procedures, and further information is available at

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