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Results: 1 - 20 of 60
Results: 1 - 20 of 60
  • The new academic year had started
    10 Sep 2020
    At UvA's Conservation and Restoration department  the new academic year has started last week. This year's start, however, differs completely from years before: many classes are taught digitally. Still, the teaching ...
  • New interns joined the Amsterdam Wax-Resin Project
    11 Aug 2020
    The Amsterdam Wax-Resin Project welcomes Liz Hébert and Momoko Okuyama, first year students in Master of Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Heritage, specialty paintings at the University of Amsterdam.
  • Statement from the Conservation and Restoration Programme
    16 Jul 2020
    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 ...
  • Interviews in Conservation research: datasets accessible via DANS
    7 Jul 2020
    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 ...
  • Photo:  Kate van Lookeren Campagne
    Object Based Practicals starting up again
    2 Jul 2020
    After months of Corona lockdown we finally are allowed to restart our practical work, more specifically the Object Bases Practicals (OBP).
  • Update on social safety from dean and department chairs
    18 Jun 2020
    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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Discover a new way of putting together your own presentations. Image: metabotnik.com/projects/599/Bidloo-093
    UvA's Heritage Collections within reach with the digital exhibition machine
    11 Feb 2020
    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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Rare paintings André Volten restored by UvA students
    11 Dec 2019
    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), ...
  • Sofie Dubbeldam wins Migelien Gerritzen Prijs
    Sofie Dubbeldam wins Rijksmuseum-Migelien Gerritzen thesis award 2019
    14 Oct 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 ...
  • Future Talks 019
    Conservation reachers and alumni at Future Talks 019
    8 Oct 2019
    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 ...
  • The Dutch Method
    Getty Foundation awards Dr. Emilie Froment grant in Conserving Canvas initiative
    5 Sep 2019
    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 ...
  • UvA Conservation and Restoration Alumni 2014©Arie de Wit
    Launch Alumni Network Conservation and Restoration
    22 Aug 2019
    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.
  • Celestial Globe before restoration
    UvA students restore 'total loss' globe from 1700
    18 Jul 2019
    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 ...
  • De  Nachtwacht, Rembrandt van Rijn
    Conservation and Restoration hands-on during Operation Night Watch
    15 Jul 2019
    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 ...
  • 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)
    Publication launch 'Van Gogh's Sunflowers Illuminated. Art Meets Science'
    27 Jun 2019
    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 ...
  • Portrait of five iconic female professors in the Humanities
    Faculty of Humanities unveils painting of five female professors
    10 May 2019
    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, ...
  • 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 ...
  • Portretfoto Sanneke Stigter
    NWO grant for the use of interviews in conservation research
    22 Jan 2019
    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 ...