Amsterdamnified has a new home on the web. We’ve moved to Reclaim Hosting, a specialist in academic web services. Through Reclaim it’s easier for us to use educational and research applications such as Scalar and Omeka. We also haveRead more
"Amsterdamnified!" is a research project based in Canada (UNB-Fredericton and Brock University) with European partners. For the period from 2015 to 2020 the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) is providing generous funding. The full title of the project is "Religious Dissenters, Spiritualist Ideas and Urban Associationalism in the Emergence of the Early Enlightenment in England and the Low Countries, 1540-1700." The short title is derived from a 1641 pamphlet by the English poet John Taylor.
Keywords: lay religion, heterodoxy, the devil, natural philosophy, Enlightenment, Spiritualists, Familists, Mennonites, Socinians, Quakers, David Joris, Baruch de Spinoza, Amsterdam, London.
This post is about the oldest source of the quirky term in our project’s title. In the post we use the source to showcase our use of Voyant Tools for digital text analysis.
From the 27th to the 30th of September several members of the Amsterdamnified Research Team (Ace Gammon-Burnett, Nina Schroeder, Gary Waite, and Mike Driedger) participated in an international conference organized by the Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies in Toronto.Read more
You can now order this new collection of essays featuring work by three Amsterdamnified team members (Waite, van Veen, and Driedger). Find it with your preferred search engine. The premier German press Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht is the publisher.
From the 18th to the 21st of July Gary Waite and Mike Driedger will be participating in a conference on “Jews, Christians and Muslims in the Reformation Era” in Nuremberg, Germany.
The links below lead to specialized lists of research resources.