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Results: 1 - 20 of 58
Results: 1 - 20 of 58
  • 16 Jul 2020
    Statement from the Conservation and Restoration Programme

    June 13, 2020, a Dutch newspaper, the NRC Handelsblad, published an article on the inappropriate behavior of one of C&R’s faculty members, a lecturer book and paper conservation. As C&R staff, we wish to reach out to ...

  • 7 Jul 2020
    Interviews in Conservation research: datasets accessible via DANS

    Research output of the NWO-funded KIEM project Interviews in Conservation Research is now available for research. The datasets are made accessible by Digital Archiving Network Services (DANS), part of the Royal ...

  • 2 Jul 2020
    Object Based Practicals starting up again

    After months of Corona lockdown we finally are allowed to restart our practical work, more specifically the Object Bases Practicals (OBP).

  • 18 Jun 2020
    Update on social safety from dean and department chairs

    The attention devoted to the inappropriate behaviour of a lecturer from our Faculty has stirred up lots of reactions in the past week. To begin with, we want to emphasise that a safe study environment for students ...

  • 13 May 2020
    How did the old masters make their ultramarine?

    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 ...

  • 11 Feb 2020
    UvA's Heritage Collections within reach with the digital exhibition machine

    Until 15 March, you will find a very special touch screen in the entrance hall of the University Library at the Singel. This customised installation contains digital exhibitions of heritage collections put together ...

  • 4 Feb 2020
    Funded PhD position at AHM

    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 ...

  • 11 Dec 2019
    Rare paintings André Volten restored by UvA students

    Students specialising in Contemporary Art in the UvA Master's Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Heritage are working on the conservation of paintings made by local Amsterdam sculptor André Volten (1925-2002), ...

  • 14 Oct 2019
    Sofie Dubbeldam wins Rijksmuseum-Migelien Gerritzen thesis award 2019

    Sofie Dubbeldam has won the Rijksmuseum-Migelien Gerritzen thesis award 2019 for her Master's thesis on the painting Dogs in a Landscape by Adriaen Cornelisz Beeldemaker. The Rijksmuseum has been handing out this ...

  • 8 Oct 2019
    Conservation reachers and alumni at Future Talks 019

    Researchers of the Amsterdam School for Heritage, Memory and Material Culture and alumni of the Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Heritage programme in the specialisation Contemporary Art are presenting their ...

  • 5 Sep 2019
    Getty Foundation awards Dr. Emilie Froment grant in Conserving Canvas initiative

    The Department of Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Heritage of the University of Amsterdam is pleased to announce that Dr. Emilie Froment has been awarded a grant by the Getty Foundation under its Conserving ...

  • 22 Aug 2019
    Launch Alumni Network Conservation and Restoration

    On Tuesday, 3 September, the UvA's Alumni Network Conservation and Restoration will be launched. Both the board and the future plans for those who want to join the network and participate will be introduced.

  • 18 Jul 2019
    UvA students restore 'total loss' globe from 1700

    Andra Danila and Santje Pander, two students from the UvA programme Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Heritage, have restored a seventeenth-century globe that had been declared a 'total loss' by experts. A ...

  • 15 Jul 2019
    Conservation and Restoration hands-on during Operation Night Watch

    The UvA programme Conservation and Restoration is prominently represented in Operation Night Watch, the largest research project ever for Rembrandt’s masterpiece. The project, which was kicked off this summer, is ...

  • 27 Jun 2019
    Publication launch 'Van Gogh's Sunflowers Illuminated. Art Meets Science'

    During a symposium organised by the Van Gogh Museum on 21 June, the publication 'Van Gogh’s Sunflowers Illuminated. Art Meets Science' was presented. This publication contains the most significant results of an ...

  • 10 May 2019
    Faculty of Humanities unveils painting of five female professors

    A group portrait of five iconic female professors who have had a major impact on the Faculty of Humanities has been unveiled in the central hall of the Bushuis. With this painting, made by the artist Rogier Willems, ...

  • 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 ...

  • 22 Jan 2019
    NWO grant for the use of interviews in conservation research

    Assistant Professor Sanneke Stigter from the Conservation and Restoration department has been awarded an NWO grant from Creative Industries - KIEM programme for her research proposal ‘Interviews in Conservation ...

  • 14 Nov 2018
    UvA alumna Kirsten Derks wins Rijksmuseum-Migelien Gerritzen Thesis Award 2018

    Kirsten Derks, UvA alumna of the Master's programme Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Heritage, has won this year's Rijksmuseum-Migelien Gerritzen Thesis Award for her Master’s thesis Blue cabbages and ...

  • 2 Nov 2018
    International Symposium 'Acting in Contemporary Art Conservation' and SBMK Day Plastics

    The conservation and presentation of contemporary art makes high demands of museums and art galeries. The degree programme Conservation and Restoration at UvA, in collaboration with the Foundation for the ...