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Results: 1 - 20 of 53
Results: 1 - 20 of 53
  • Call for Papers: Reflections
    9 Nov 2021
    The Research School for Medieval Studies will reconvene its annual medieval studies day on Friday 17 December 10:00-17:00, a day on which all members of the research school have the opportunity to meet each other in ...
  • Shipwreck Batavia reveals secrets of 17th century Dutch seafaring domination
    1 Nov 2021
    Many Dutch ships passed the West Australian coast while enroute to Southeast Asia in the 1600s – and the national heritage listed shipwreck, Batavia, has revealed through its timbers the history of the shipbuilding ...
  • Theresa Costello wins Rijksmuseum Migelien Gerritzen thesis award 2021
    22 Oct 2021
    Theresa Costello, alumna of the Master’s Programme in Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Heritage at the UvA, has won the Rijksmuseum Migelien Gerritzen Thesis Award 2021 with her Master’s thesis, titled ...
  • Videos of Humanities PhD candidates in Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition
    31 Aug 2021
    Over the past few months, researchers from four different UvA faculties were invited to enter the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition. Their challenge was to pitch their PhD research to a lay audience in a ...
  • New Book by Elize Mazadiego: Dematerialization and the Social Materiality of Art
    24 Mar 2021
    Dematerialization and the Social Materiality of Art. Experimental forms in Argentina, 1955-1968 | Brill Rodopi 2021.
  • Amsterdance – The Amsterdam Electronic Dance Music Research Group
    24 Feb 2021
    New ASCA Research Groups coordinated by Oliver Seibt and Ian Pocervina. | The “Amsterdam Electronic Dance Music Research Group” is interested in a variety of topics that fall under the umbrella term of electronic ...
  • Historical Traces of European Radio Archives, 1930-1960
    29 Jan 2021
    Call for Papers: Workshop at the University of Amsterdam and/or online | Organisers: Carolyn Birdsall, Corinna R. Kaiser and Erica Harrison | 28-29 October 2021 | Contact: | Abstracts: 15 April 2021, no ...
  • Finishing Fellowships awarded to eight PhD candidates
    23 Oct 2020
    Every year the Faculty offers a number of Finishing Fellowships to PhD candidates who have succeeded in writing an advanced draft of their thesis without the support of structural funding. The fellowships aim to ...
  • New PhD candidates for the Humanities research schools
    2 Jul 2020
    The research schools of the Faculty of Humanities (ACLC, AHM, ARTES, ASCA, ASH and the interfaculty institute ILLC) have been working on recruiting new PhD candidates – one for each school. Five out of six positions ...
  • Image: Amsterdam Museum
    Now on display: digital exhibition ‘Corona in the City'
    15 May 2020
    The digital exhibition ‘Corona in the City’ set up by the Amsterdam Museum - in collaboration with, among others, the UvA - opened on Friday, 15 May. On you can view, read and listen to stories of ...
  • How did the old masters make their ultramarine?
    13 May 2020
    Researchers at the Rijksmuseum, the University of Amsterdam, VU Amsterdam and the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (ESRF) have developed a method that reveals how the costly pigment ultramarine was prepared ...
  • Funded PhD position at AHM
    4 Feb 2020
    The Amsterdam School for Heritage, Memory and Material Culture (AHM) invites applications for a PhD position at the Faculty of Humanities, tenable from 1 September 2020 (4 years, 1 FTE). The deadline for applications ...
  • Funded PhD Position at ASCA
    3 Feb 2020
    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, ...
  • Finishing Fellowships awarded to seven Humanities PhD candidates
    21 Nov 2019
    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 ...
  • Map of Europe containing pushpins
    Four humanities researchers to conduct research at UvA with Marie Curie Fellowship
    28 Feb 2019
    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 ...
  • Logo 4D Research Lab UvA
    Augmented reality project Blending Past and Present
    7 Feb 2019
    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 ...
  • 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
    25 Jan 2019
    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 ...
  • 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
    16 Jan 2019
    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.
  • Noortje de Leij
    Noortje de Leij Wins Prize for the Young Dutch Art Criticism 2018
    10 Jan 2019
    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 ...
  • Van Gogh at 15 and 19 years old
    Photograph of Vincent van Gogh is actually of his brother Theo
    29 Nov 2018
    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 ...