Past Activities

18 – 20 September 2019

IXth Arenberg Conference for History: Heraldic Hierarchies: Identities, status and state intervention in early modern heraldry

Over the past decades, the study of the adoption and use of arms within a wide range of social groups has questioned the exclusive association between heraldry and nobility. Yet, while considerable research has been done on the medieval heydays of the system, historians as well as heraldists usually steer clear from later developments.

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Conferences & seminars Arenberg Conference for History

20 March 2019

Conference: Energy supply in the XXI century: between reality and possibility

Conference held in the Belgian senate: "Energy supply in the XXI century: between reality and possibility".

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Conferences & seminars

6 – 7 December 2018

VIIIth Arenberg Conference for History: Addressing the Public Abroad. Strategies of Cultural and Public Diplomacy in the Early Modern Habsburg World (1550-1750)

This conference aims to examine a field that a number of historians and art historians have analyzed in the last two decades, but which has seldom been explicitly delineated or discussed in a comparative fashion: strategies of cultural and public diplomacy in the early modern Habsburg world (1550-1750). Therefore, this conference focuses on the different tactics employed by the representatives of foreign nations and groups – both official and unofficial – in influencing public opinion abroad and, in doing so, furthering diplomatic engagements.

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Conferences & seminars Arenberg Conference for History

5 – 6 June 2018

VIIth Arenberg Conference for History: Nobility in Exile

Les migrations nobiliaires entre la France, l’Empire et l’Europe centrale (XVe - XIXe siècle).

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Conferences & seminars Arenberg Conference for History