The Charles W. Wendell Research Grant is available for research on topics related to the Dutch in America/Dutch Atlantic World. Requests for up to $5,000 will be considered. Continue reading
The New Netherland Institute (NNI) is now accepting presentation proposals for their 41st Annual Conference, which will convene in Albany, New York at the New York State Museum on the 22nd of September 2018.
The program committee welcomes paper proposals on any aspect of the seventeenth-century Dutch colony. Proposals that highlight the legacy of New Netherland are also encouraged. Continue reading
The award carries a prize of $5,000, as well as a framed print of Len Tantillo’s painting ‘Fort Orange and the Patroon’s House’.
The prize-winner, chosen by a five-member panel of scholars, is selected in May or June. Continue reading
The New Netherland Institute has announced they are offering research grants with financial support from the estate of Charles W. Wendell.
These annual grants honor the memory of Dr. Charles W. Wendell, a valued trustee, vice-president, and president of the New Netherland Institute’s Board of Trustees from 2000 to 2015. Continue reading
The New Netherland Institute (NNI), the center of New Netherland scholarship for over four decades, and Cornell University Press will now work together to publish books on the seventeenth-century Dutch colony and its legacy.
Collaboration on potential projects is expected to begin in the spring of 2018. Continue reading
The year 2017 marks the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage in New York State.
The New Netherland Institute (NNI) is using this centenary and its Annual Conference on September 22 and 23, to highlight the important role of women in the development of the seventeenth-century Dutch colony of New Netherland and in early New York.
NNI will host speakers from both academic and non-academic backgrounds, including first-time and returning presenters, to this year’s event. Continue reading
The trustees of the New Netherland Institute has invited the public to the Institute’s 30th Annual Meeting on Friday, May 19, 2017 at the University Club in Albany from 5 to 7:30 pm.
Both members of NNI and non-members are welcome to attend the reception, business meeting, and program. The program will feature a talk by Dr. Deborah Hamer, postdoctoral fellow at the Omohundro Institute and a historian of the Dutch Atlantic world, titled “Soldiers, Sailors, and Colonists: The Popular Cultures of New Netherland and the Dutch Atlantic World.” Continue reading