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  • 3 Apr 2020
    Postponed: 2020 Student Council elections

    The student council elections will be postponed by three weeks and will now be held in the week of 8-12 June. The processes surrounding the elections have also been adjusted in such a way that any moments requiring ...

  • 13 Mar 2020
    Cancelled events due to Corona virus

    A number of events advertised by the ACSGA have been cancelled in response to the Dutch government's call to limit the number of large events and social gatherings to curb the spread of the Corona-virus.

  • 12 Mar 2020
    All teaching on location suspended until the end of March

    The new measures announced by the cabinet to limit the consequences of the coronavirus also have major implications for the UvA. It has been decided that for the rest of this month teaching activities will be ...

  • 12 Mar 2020
    UvA Bachelor’s Day cancelled

    After consulting with experts the UvA has regretfully had to decide that the Bachelor’s Day scheduled for this Saturday, 14 March cannot go ahead, to prevent the further spread of the coronavirus. The most important ...

  • 12 Mar 2020
    Photo: marble herm in the Vatican Museums inscribed with Aspasia's name at the base.
    Four researchers receive support from UvA FGw Aspasia Fund

    Annet Dekker (ASCA), Tatiana Markaki (ARTES), Leonie Schmidt (ASCA) and Katrin Schulz (ILLC) have been awarded a temporary release from teaching duties to enable them to strengthen their CV and/or prepare ...

  • 4 Mar 2020
    UvA Communication & Media Studies once again number 1 in world: QS ranking

    The University of Amsterdam (UvA) has been ranked best in the world for Communication Science & Media for the third year in a row. The UvA ranks among the top 100 worldwide in 27 out of the 47 subject areas measured ...

  • 17 Feb 2020
    Kick off: Global Digital Cultures

    On Friday, 27 March 2020, the University of Amsterdam will kick-off its new research priority area ‘Global Digital Cultures’ (GDC). Researchers and students from all faculties at the UvA are warmly invited to this ...

  • 13 Feb 2020
    Marie Curie Fellowships awarded to three UvA researchers in the Humanities

    Three talented researchers of the Faculty of Humanities have been awarded Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships to conduct their research. The fellowships are personal grants, which range from around €175,000 ...

  • 13 Feb 2020
    Marie Curie Fellowships awarded to thirteen UvA researchers

    Thirteen talented UvA researchers have been awarded Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships to conduct their research. The fellowships are personal grants, which range from around €175,000 to €280,000 euros for ...

  • 11 Feb 2020
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    New PhD project on reduplication in Sign Language of the Netherlands

    PhD student Cindy van Boven recently started her research project on reduplication in Sign Language of the Netherlands (NGT). Reduplication is a process in which (part of) a sign or word is repeated, in order to ...

  • 10 Feb 2020
    What do conditional clauses look like in Sign Language of the Netherlands?

    Ulrika Klomp investigates several grammatical phenomena in Sign Language of the Netherlands (NGT), as part of the descriptive grammar that she is writing. Her article on the manual and non-manual markers that are ...

  • 3 Feb 2020
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    Investigating the risks and opportunities of webcam sex

    Webcam sex platforms make up an industry worth billions worldwide. But how exactly do they work, and who is making money off of them? And how are they regulated? Thomas Poell (Media Studies) and Olav Velthuis ...

  • 3 Feb 2020
    Funded PhD Position at ASCA

    The Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis invites applications for a PhD position at the Faculty of Humanities, tenable from 1 September 2020 (4 years, 1 FTE). The deadline for applications is 31 March, 12:00 (noon, ...

  • 31 Jan 2020
    U-Bal around the book week theme of rebels and nonconformist thinkers

    On Friday, 13 March, from 20:00, VOX-POP will be hosting the U-Bal: a celebration of the ‘Boekenweek’ (Book Week, a week dedicated to Dutch literature) around the theme of rebels and nonconformist thinkers. The U-Bal ...

  • 23 Jan 2020
    NWO funding for interdisciplinary projects on digitalisation

    The NWO has awarded funding (between 275,000 and 750,000 euros) to nine interdisciplinary research proposals on digitalisation submitted by humanities researchers and social scientists. Researchers from the UvA's ...

  • 21 Jan 2020
    UvA takes preliminary decision on report external WI committee

    On 1 June 2019, the UvA’s Executive Board established an external committee for Academic Integrity to investigate possible violations of academic integrity in the speeches and dissertation of former Rector Dymph van ...

  • 14 Jan 2020
    The platformization of the global sex industry: Markets, morals, and mass intimacy

    Open Competition on Digitisation project by Olav Velthuis (UvA) and Thomas Poell (UvA) awarded | This project studies the spectacular rise of webcam sex platforms, such as Chaturbate, Cams.com or Myfreecams. What is ...

  • 13 Jan 2020
    Soapbox Call for Papers: 2.1 ‘Contamination’Contribute to the third issue of our research journal

    For the third issue of Soapbox, a graduate peer-reviewed journal for cultural analysis, we invite young researchers to submit abstracts that critically engage with the concept of ‘contamination.’ Please submit your ...

  • 13 Jan 2020
    Spinoza Lectures Béatrice Longuenesse published by Oxford University Press

    The lectures given by Béatrice Longuenesse when she held the Spinoza Chair at the UvA in 2017 have now been published by Oxford University Press. In the lectures, which have been gathered in a collection titled 'The ...

  • 9 Jan 2020
    Budget for 2020 definitively adopted

    In its meeting of 3 December 2019, the Executive Board definitively adopted the 2020 budget, which includes the updated Accommodations Plan and the ICT Project Portfolio.