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  • 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 ...

  • 23 Oct 2019
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    PhD Position

    A new, European Union funded PhD position at the Unoversity of Amsterdam is now open for applications. The focus of this research will not so much be the conservation of daguerreotypes, but rather developing and ...

  • 6 Jun 2019
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    JPI-CH Conservation, Protection and Use joint call launched

    Recently, the Joint Programming Initiative on Cultural Heritage and Global Change (JPI CH) has launched a new call for transnational research proposals entitled CONSERVATION, PROTECTION AND USE. It invites proposals ...

  • 28 Feb 2019
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    Four humanities researchers to conduct research at UvA with Marie Curie Fellowship

    Four talented researchers in the humanities have been awarded a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship to conduct research at the University of Amsterdam (UvA): Giulia Frezza (Amsterdam Center for Language and ...

  • 7 Feb 2019
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    Augmented reality project Blending Past and Present

    In the Blending Past and Present project by the 4D Research Lab, augmented reality technology is used to add a virtual layer to reality. ACASA and Art History students apply this technology during city tours to look ...

  • 25 Jan 2019
    Axel Rüger, Director of the Van Gogh Museum, announces in the museum’s conservation studio together with restorers Ella Hendriks and René Boitelle that Sunflowers will no longer travel due to its fragile condition (photo: Van Gogh Museum)
    Van Gogh's Sunflowers to stay in Amsterdam permanently

    Research into Vincent van Gogh’s famous 'Sunflowers', conducted at the Van Gogh Museum and headed by UvA professor in Conservation and Restoration Ella Hendriks, has produced a great deal of new information about the ...

  • 16 Jan 2019
    Poster for the First Congress of Black Writers and Artists at the Sorbonne, Paris, with a portrait of Aimé Césaire), 1956, lithograph
    Modernism in Migration: Relocating Artists, Objects and Institutions, 1900–1960

    For an upcoming issue of Stedelijk Studies, we invite scholars to explore forms of migration and their influence on the development and dissemination of modern art around the world from 1900–1960.

  • 10 Jan 2019
    Noortje de Leij
    Noortje de Leij Wins Prize for the Young Dutch Art Criticism 2018

    The Prize for Young Dutch Art Criticism is an incentive prize for a new generation of critics and essayists from the Dutch language area, who writes about contemporary visual art. The prize is an initiative of De ...

  • 10 Dec 2018
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    ACMES Thesis Prize

    The Amsterdam Centre for Middle Eastern Studies Amsterdam (ACMES) intends to award two prizes for Best BA thesis (€ 150 in book vouchers) and Best MA thesis (€ 250 in book vouchers) in Middle Eastern Studies for work ...

  • 29 Nov 2018
    Van Gogh at 15 and 19 years old
    Photograph of Vincent van Gogh is actually of his brother Theo

    A photograph that was long thought to be of the 13-year-old Vincent van Gogh has now been proven to be a portrait of his brother Theo van Gogh, aged 15. This discovery is the result of new, in-depth research ...

  • 12 Oct 2018
    Call for Papers: 2019 ESNA Conference: Frictions and friendships. Cultural encounters in the nineteenth century

    June 19 – 20, 2019: The Hague, RKD – Netherlands Institute for Art History CfP Submission deadline: 01 January 2019 Organized by ESNA (European Society for Nineteenth-Century Art), RKD – Netherlands Institute for ...

  • 11 Oct 2018
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    ASCA Workshop 2019: Realities and Fantasies: Relations, Transformations, Discontinuities

    ASCA Workshop, 10-12 April 2019, University of Amsterdam. Organized by Divya Nadkarni, Alex Thinius, and Nadia de Vries. Keynotes: Jonathan Culler (Cornell University), Annabelle Dufourcq (RU Nijmegen), Nkiru Nzegwu ...

  • 16 Jul 2018
    Veni grant awarded to 27 UvA and AMC-UvA researchers

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded Veni grants worth up to €250,000 to 27 UvA and AMC-UvA researchers who recently obtained their doctorate. The grants give promising young ...

  • 18 Jun 2018
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    Black Queer Diaspora in the Netherlands

    Exhibition in the Van Abbe Museum by photographer Dustin Thierry and ASCA PhD Wigbertson Julian Isenia

  • 22 May 2018
    The Webcam as an Emerming Cinematic Medium
    The Webcam as an Emerging Cinematic Medium

    New book by Paula Albuquerque in the Film Culture in Transition series at AUP

  • 8 May 2018
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    Test developed which predicts degradation 20th century paintings

    Titanium white is a pigment used in the 20th century by painters like Picasso and Mondriaan. The ‘bad’ version of this pigment can lead to early aging of paintings when expowed to UV light. TU Delft researcher Birgit ...

  • 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 ...

  • 19 Feb 2018
    Rachel Esner
    KIEM for Rachel Esner

    Documenting Curatorial Practices in Dutch Art Museums (1945-Today)

  • 19 Feb 2018
    ASCA
    Rachel Esner and Sandra Kisters (eds.), The Mediatization of the Artist, Palgrave Macmillan 2018

    This book offers trans-historical and trans-national perspectives on the image of “the artist” as a public figure in the popular discourse and imagination.

  • 1 Feb 2018
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    New research into Vermeer’s Girl with a Pearl Earring

    On Monday 26 February 2018, the Mauritshuis launches The Girl in the Spotlight: an in-depth scientific examination of the Girl with a Pearl Earring (c. 1665) by Johannes Vermeer. The museum’s most famous painting was ...