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Results: 1 - 20 of 44
  • 3 Jun 2020
    Mario Damen awarded fellowship at Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study

    Mario Damen, senior lecturer in medieval history, has been selected for a stay at the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences (NIAS-KNAW) in Amsterdam. The NIAS Fellowship ...

  • 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 ...

  • 9 Jan 2020
    Historian Peyman Jafari speaks about mounting tensions between US and Iran

    On Friday, 3 January, the American army assassinated the Iranian general Qasem Soleimani. Iran retaliated by launching missiles at the Al Asad air base near Baghdad, Iraq, at which US forces are stationed, apparently ...

  • 21 Nov 2019
    Finishing Fellowships awarded to seven Humanities PhD candidates

    UvA's Faculty of Humanities has awarded a Finishing Fellowship to seven of its PhD candidates: Hongmei Fang and Thom Westveer (Amsterdam Centre for Language and Communication), Özge Calafato, Wouter Capitain and ...

  • 16 Jul 2019
    Veni research grants for 23 UvA researchers

    The Dutch Research Council (NWO) has awarded a Veni grant worth up to 250,000 euros to 166 highly promising young scientists. The grant provides the laureates with the opportunity to further elaborate their own ideas ...

  • 27 Jun 2019
    Humanities Education Award goes to 'Games' and 'Zorgen voor het zelf'

    Toni Pape's course 'Games' was named best Bachelor's course during the award ceremony of the Humanities Education Award. The title of best Master's course went to Justyna Wubs-Mrozewicz's 'Zorgen voor het zelf'. For ...

  • 21 Jun 2019
    Funding for four talented Humanities PhD candidates

    Media scholars Jori Snels and Sal Hagen, historian Rosa de Jong and sign linguistics scholar Cindy van Boven have received funding for their doctoral research at the UvA through the NWO programme PhDs in the ...

  • 17 Jun 2019
    UvA alumnus wins Theodore Roosevelt American History Award

    Queeny van der Spek, who completed the American Studies master's programme at the UvA last year, won the Theodore Roosevelt American History Award 2019. The Roosevelt Institute for American Studies awards this annual ...

  • 27 May 2019
    Vidi grant awarded to 3 Humanities researchers

    Chiara de Cesari (European Studies), Helmer Helmers (Dutch Literature/History) and Eva van Lier (Linguistics) have been awarded a Vidi grant by The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO). With the ...

  • 23 May 2019
    Six courses nominated for the Humanities Education Award 2019

    Three Bachelor’s- and three Master’s courses are in the running for the Faculty of Humanity’s Education Award 2019. The jury has created this shortlist from a total of 35 nominations. The award for the best ...

  • 6 Mar 2019
    Unleashing big data of the past: Europe builds a ‘time machine’

    The European Commission has chosen Time Machine as one of six proposals to develop a large-scale research initiative. The European Time Machine project will receive 1 million euros in funding to prepare a detailed ...

  • 22 Nov 2018
    Three UvA researchers named members of The Young Academy

    UvA researchers Saskia Bonjour, Helmer Helmers and Selma de Mink have been named members of The Young Academy of the Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW). In 2019, these UvA academics, together with seven ...

  • 20 Nov 2018
    New book sheds light on Dutch roots of Fair Trade Movement

    Dutch activists played a pivotal role in establishing the global Fair Trade Movement. This is one of the findings of new research carried out by UvA historian Peter van Dam on the history of the movement behind the ...

  • 19 Jun 2018
    Three PhD candidates in the humanities awarded grants

    Pamela Jordan (Archaeology), Antonia Weiss (History) and Dean McHugh (ILLC) have each been awarded a grant as part of the NWO’s PhDs in the Humanities programme. The latest round of grants comprised no less than € ...

  • 22 May 2018
    Culture disseminated nationalism in Europe

    Nationalism is a transnational and deeply ingrained phenomenon. UvA professor of European studies Joep Leerssen explains how nationalism became part of the fabric of Europe in his Encyclopedia of Romantic Nationalism ...

  • 16 Apr 2018
    IAS and NIAS grants for Maartje van Gelder

    Maartje van Gelder (ASH) has been awarded fellowships from both the IAS and NIAS.

  • 10 Apr 2018
    Rubicon Grant awarded to four UvA and AMC-UvA researchers

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded a Rubicon Grant to four talented researchers from the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and the Academic Medical Center (AMC-UvA). The grant will ...

  • 4 Apr 2018
    The UvA and the Faculty of Humanities produce strong showing in latest International Student Barometer

    International students have ranked the University of Amsterdam (UvA) first in the Netherlands for being 'a good place to be'. With a rating above 97%, the Faculty of Humanities scores particularly high in this ...

  • 23 Feb 2018
    Vici grant worth 1.5 million euros awarded to eleven UvA and AMC-UvA researchers

    Eleven researchers from the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and the Academic Medical Center (AMC) have each received a Vici grant worth 1.5 million euros to conduct research over the coming five years. Vici, which is ...