Perdu is an Amsterdam-based literary foundation specialised in poetry and the crossovers between literature and other art forms.

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16 Apr at 15:30 | Door open: 15:00 Free entrance, please register via Eventbrite. | Guest programme

Archives of Space, Sound and Material

The launch of four pioneering humanities research projects with Dr. Emily Clark, Dr. Kyveli Mavrokordopoulou,Dr. Marek Jancovic, and Dr. Iris Burgers. Moderated by Dr. Colin Sterling
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16 Apr at 20:00 | Doors open: 19:30 Tickets: Standard: €12, Student €10. Language: Dutch.

Felix&Sofie: Tijd, toeval en causaliteit

A monthly philosophical programme with different guest speakers and themes. This time, Jeroen Hopster and Victor Gijsbers will speak about the relationship between time, coincidence, and casuality.

Editing and moderators: Trijsje Franssen & Marcel Zuijderland.
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19 Apr at 20:00 | Walk-in from 19:30 Tickets: Regular €12.50, Student €10, Livestream €6. Language: Dutch | Perdu programme

Opening, vluchtlijn, visioen: over poëzie en politiek

An evening about the relation between poetry and radical politics, with Maxime Garcia Diaz, Hannah van Binsbergen, Arno van Vlierberghe, and Çağlar Köseoğlu. Hosts: Jarmo Berkhout and Hanna de Grave Loyson.
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20 Apr at 19:30 | Doors open: 19h Tickets: pay as you like (suggested €5) Language: English

International Writers’ Collective Spring Reading

Come hear a rousing selection of poetry and prose from students and faculty of the International Writers' Collective. Stay afterward for drinks, bites, and literary camaraderie.
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21 Apr at 15:00 | Walk-in: 14:30 Informal chat after the event: 17:00 Tickets*: Standard: €12, Members HV €5 Language: Dutch * incl. tea and coffee at the start and in the break, and a drink afterwards. | Guest programme

HUMA Café met Koen Haegens: op zoek naar de verstrooide tijd

At HUMA café in Perdu, a guest talks about the art of living, philosophy or current social issues once every month. Organised by the Humanistisch Verbond, Amsterdam Amstelland.
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26 Mar '24

Updated website

What do you think of our new homepage and agenda?
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05 Nov '23

[CLOSED] Open call: Poets for Vers van het Mes 2024

Perdu and Flemish-Dutch House deBuren are looking for poets who write in Dutch and have not yet published a collection.
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27 Jan '23

[CLOSED]Vacancy Bar Volunteers

We're looking for new volunteers to strenghten our bar team!


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Shortlist Grote Poëzieprijs 2024

The shortlist for de Grote Poëzieprijs 2024 has been announced!