Presentations

I give regular presentations about my research, both to academic and non-academic audiences, in English, Dutch or Polish. If you are interested in booking or attending such a presentation, please use the information under ‘Contact’.

Conference papers

1. Danzig and the Dutch. Poetry as a Window on International Relations.
European Social Science History Conference (ESSHC).
Leiden University, 18-21 March 2020.

2. Peripheral Polish Prussia? Contrasting Dutch Perceptions of Prussia and the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth during the Seventeenth Century.
HLCS Conference: Is Europe Inclusive? Politics, Discources and Practices.
Radboud University Nijmegen, 15 November 2019.

3. The Graves of Learned Men. Learned and National Identities on the Dutch Grand Tour. (with Alan Moss)
Memory and Identity in the Learned World. Community Formation in the Early Modern World of Science and Learning.
Utrecht University, 7-9 November 2019.

4. Een Ander Europa. De Scheiding tussen Oost en West voorbij.
Historicidagen 2019.
Groningen, 22-24 August 2019.

5. “The Corn Shed of the World.” The Evolution of a Seventeenth-Century Dutch Image of Poland-Lithuania.
The 65th Annual Meeting of The Renaissance Society of America.
Toronto, 17-19 March 2019.

6. Sightseeing through the Ages. Comparing Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Polish Travel Accounts of the Dutch Republic.
Foreign Eyes on the Republic. European Perspectives on the Republic and the Dutch in the Long Eighteenth Century.
Radboud University Nijmegen, 21-22 February 2019.

7. A(n Im)perfect System. Dutch Views of the Polish-Lithuanian Political System in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries.
Monarchy and Modernity since 1500.
University of Cambridge, 8-9 January 2019.

8. Trade in Turmoil. Dutch Diplomatic Missions to Poland-Lithuania in the First Half of the Seventeenth Century.
Splendid Encounters VII. Conflict and Peace-Making in Diplomacy, 1300-1800.
Vilnius, 27-28 September 2018.

9. “The Essence of the Entire Art of War.” Polish Views of the Dutch Republic as a Military Powerhouse and School of War in the Seventeenth Century, and their Relation with Reality.
Picturing Reality. 12th Biennial Conference of the Association for Low Countries.
University of Sheffield, 28-30 June 2018.

10. A Land of Plenty. The Varied Dutch Views of Poland (1600-1650).
Europe and the East. Self and Other in the History of the European Idea.
University of East Anglia, Norwich, 14-16 June 2017.

11. The ‘Sarbievian Craze’ and the Low Countries.
Sixteenth Century Society Conference.
Bruges, 18-20 August 2016.

12. Sending a Message to the Thebans, Poles and Dutch. A Seventeenth-Century Translation of Maciej Kazimierz Sarbiewski’s Lyr. IV, 36.
Mediating Translation in Europe. From the Early Modern Period to the 20th Century: Translation Studies and Transnational Literary Historiography.
Ghent University, 20-21 May 2014.

Other presentations

1. Boek en Liefde. Op Reis door de Wereld van de Bibliofilie.
Guest lecture, Taalcafé Studievereniging Nederlands Nijmegen, 16 May 2019.

2. “De Kanonskogels Vlogen Ons om de Oren!” Een Poolse Kroonprins bij het Beleg van Breda (1624).
Guest lecture for
– Erfgoedcentrum Tongerlohuys, De Kring Roosendaal, 23 April 2019
– Erfgoed Brabant, Design Museum Den Bosch, 22 January 2019
– Erfgoed Brabant, Castle of Breda, 4 September 2018.

3. Het Ongelijk van het Vrouwtje van Stavoren. Polen-Litouwen als Graanschuur in de Zeventiende-Eeuwse Nederlandse Denkwereld.
Guest lecture, University of Wrocław, 4 April 2019.

4. “O, Holender!” Szlakami Badań Polsko-Niderlandzkich.
Guest lecture, University of Gdańsk, 5 December 2018.

5. Brabant als Toeristische Trekpleister. Poolse Perspectieven uit de Zeventiende Eeuw.
Guest lecture for Oudheidkundige Kring ‘Geertruydenberghe’, Geertruidenberg, 18 October 2018.

6. “Założyła Szkołę z Marsem na Krew Bellona.” Niderlandy w Opinii Staropolskiej jako Szkoła Wojenna.
Guest lecture, University of Wrocław, 6 April 2018.

7. “Quid enim in Belgio Incultum?” Onderzoek naar Pools-Nederlandse Wederzijdse Beeldvorming (1597-1795).
Guest lecture, Catholic University Leuven, 6 March 2018.

8. “Thus I Ridiculed the Boorishness of the Dutch Peasants!” Studying the Development of Dutch-Polish Perceptions and Identities (1618-1864).
Transnational Europe Meeting, Radboud University Nijmegen, 8 June 2017.

9. Over het Vertalen van Bruno Schulz. Bruno Schulz aan Anna Płockier.
Presentation at the Bruno Schulz Night (book presentation), Amsterdam, 23 May 2017.