Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Proclus Conference in Amsterdam this February


Date 1-4 February 2012
Location Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences
The Trippenhuis, Kloveniersburgwal 29, Amsterdam (routing)

This colloquium will bring together leading scholars and young researchers
from all over the globe in celebration of the 1600th anniversary of the Neoplatonist Proclus (412-485 A.D.). They will gather in
Amsterdam to establish an inventory of the status quo of Proclean
studies today and to discuss possible lines of future research on the
various aspects of Proclus’ thought. The colloquium will result in the publication of a comprehensive volume on Proclus’
philosophy, to be published with Oxford University Press.

The colloquium is sponsored and hosted by the Royal Netherlands Academy of
Arts and Sciences (KNAW) and is co-funded by the C.J. de Vogel Foundation, the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific
Research (NWO), the De Wulf - Mansion Centre for Ancient, Medieval and
Renaissance Philosophy and the K.U.Leuven Research Fund.

Since places are limited, we recommend you to register at your earliest
convenience and in any case not later than 15 January, by filling in theregistration form.

Conference fee
For registration without conference dinner the fee is € 100, which gets
you all conference materials, lunches, coffee and tea, a reception on
Wednesday, and a visit with guided tour of the Allard Pierson Museum on
Friday. For registration including the conference
dinner on Friday the fee is € 150. If you wish to attend part of the
colloquium, please contact the organisers.

More information
* Program (pdf)
* List of participants (pdf)
* Colloquium's webpage
Or contact the organisers, Pieter d’Hoine ( or Marije Martijn ( for information on the conference program.

C.J. de Vogel Foundation

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