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Results: 1 - 20 of 40
  • 28 Feb 2019
    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
    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
    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
    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 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
    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
    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
    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
    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 Emerging Cinematic Medium

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

  • 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
    KIEM for Rachel Esner

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

  • 19 Feb 2018
    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.

  • 22 Dec 2017
    New Huygens ING/UvA-CREATE project ‘Virtual Interiors’ receives NWO Creative Industries Funding

    The Dutch Organization for Scientific Research (NWO) has granted Smart Culture – Big Data / Digital Humanities funding of € 625.000 for the project Virtual Interiors as Interfaces for Big Historical Data Research: ...

  • 13 Dec 2017
    ACMES Thesis Prize: Winners

    The annual Amsterdam Centre for Middle Eastern studies Thesis Prize awards ceremony took place on 7 December 2017. This year, the jury had the pleasure of shortlisting three BA theses and two MA theses for our Thesis ...

  • 30 Aug 2017
    Emilie Sitzia, professor by special appointment of Illustration

    Dr E. Sitzia (1978) has been named professor by special appointment of Illustration at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Humanities. The chair was established on behalf of the Fiep Westendorp Foundation.

  • 29 May 2017
    ASCA International Workshop and Conference: Dissecting Violence: Structures, Imaginaries, Resistances

    Call for papers for the 17th ASCA Workshop: Dissecting Violence: Structures, Imaginaries, Resistance to be held in Amsterdam, 4-6 April 2018. Organizers: Peyman Amiri, Natasha Basu, Bernardo Caycedo

  • 8 Mar 2017
    Communication & Media Studies at UvA 2nd worldwide in QS Ranking

    The UvA has surged to 2nd place amongst universities worldwide in Communication & Media Studies, according to the QS World University Rankings by Subject published on Wednesday, 8 March 2017. Last year, the UvA ...