The Netherlands Institute for the Near East

Nederlands Instituut voor het Nabije Oosten  -  Institut néerlandais du Proche-Orient

22 Nov 2018 Symposium

The ‘Holy Land’ and Modernity: the Frank Scholten Collection in Context

Organised by the Nederlands Fotogenootschap in cooperation with Leiden University Libraries, the NWO-UL CrossRoads Project, and NINO: a symposium on the Frank Scholten Collection, with viewing of photographs and albums from the collection, on Monday 10 December.

Photo (gelatin silver print)

would like to invite you for this symposium on Monday 10 December, from 13.30-17.00. The symposium will be held in the Vossius room and the Heinsius room of the UBL at Witte Singel 27.

Read more about this event on the UBL website.


13.30 doors open and coffee
14.00 Dr. Maartje van Heuvel (UBL): Introduction
14.10 Drs. Carolien van Zoest (NINO): NINO and the Frank Scholten Legacy
14.30 break and possibility to view photographs
15.00 Dr. Karène Sanchez (CrossRoads, LU): Photography, Modernity and the CrossRoads Project
15.30 Dr. Sary Zananiri (CrossRoads, LU): Frank Scholten: An Invaluable Dutch Vision of the ‘Holy Land’?
16.00 possibility to view and discuss photographs, questions
16.30 drinks
17.00 end of program



Please register via (subject “Frank Scholten”) or by telephone: 071-527 28 32.



Frank Scholten Collection

Read more on the Frank Scholten legacy, held by NINO, on our website.