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Results: 1 - 20 of 42
  • Repair Lab to experiment with models of ownership of colonial heritage
    21 May 2021
    Many museums in Europe and beyond are wrestling with their colonial collections. What should happen with these objects that were acquired in the colonial past? And which role can this heritage play in improving ...
  • The DSC Awards Funding for 15 New Data Science Positions
    20 May 2021
    Through the Accelerate Programme, the DSC has awarded funding to help six UvA faculties hire data scientists and engineers. This brings UvA's total commitment to expanding data-driven research to €4.8 million in 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: trace@uva.nl | Abstracts: 15 April 2021, no ...
  • What is essential work?
    16 Nov 2020
    A vlog providing a short overview of the key elements addressed by Tithi Bhattacharya in the lecture “What is Essential Work? Social Reproduction in Pandemic Times” .
  • Veni grants for 25 UvA and Amsterdam UMC researchers
    5 Nov 2020
    No fewer than 25 researchers from the UvA and Amsterdam UMC have been awarded Veni grants from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO). The grants amount to a maximum of 250,000 euros per project. ...
  • Millie Taylor (photo: Kirsten van Santen)
    Millie Taylor appointed professor by special appointment of the Musical (Joop van den Ende Chair)
    4 Nov 2020
    Professor Millie Taylor has been appointed professor by special appointment of the Musical at the Faculty of Humanities at the University of Amsterdam (UvA), effective 1 November 2020. The chair was established on ...
  • NWO Vidi grants for 10 experienced UvA and Amsterdam UMC researchers
    4 Nov 2020
    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded Vidi grants to ten researchers from the UvA and the Academic Medical Center (AMC-UvA, part of Amsterdam UMC). The recipients are: Camiel Boon, ...
  • Our dreams of a perfect countryside blind us to rural reality
    3 Nov 2020
    For many people, the image that is conjured up when they imagine life outside the city is one that harkens back to an earlier era: an idyllic countryside, timeless, serene, far removed from the rest of the world. ‘As ...
  • 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 ...
  • Boris Noordenbos
    Conspiracy theories and the socialist past
    3 Sep 2020
    Many classic conspiracy theories concern the withholding of information from the public. In Central and Eastern Europe, however, suspicion is more commonly aimed at outside influences. Thanks to an ERC Starting Grant ...
  • Eight UvA researchers receive ERC Starting Grants
    3 Sep 2020
    The European Research Council (ERC) has this year awarded Starting Grants to eight UvA researchers. The laureates are: Thijs Bol, Janna Cousijn, Efstratios Gavves, Imke Harbers, Kristine Krause, Sanne Kruikemeier, ...
  • Kick off: Global Digital Cultures
    17 Feb 2020
    On Friday, 27 March 2020, the University of Amsterdam will kick-off its new research priority area ‘Global Digital Cultures’ (GDC). Researchers and students from all faculties at the UvA are warmly invited to this ...
  • Marie Curie Fellowships awarded to three UvA researchers in the Humanities
    13 Feb 2020
    Three talented researchers of the Faculty of Humanities have been awarded Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships to conduct their research. The fellowships are personal grants, which range from around €175,000 ...
  • Marie Curie Fellowships awarded to thirteen UvA researchers
    13 Feb 2020
    Thirteen talented UvA researchers have been awarded Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships to conduct their research. The fellowships are personal grants, which range from around €175,000 to €280,000 euros for ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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, ...
  • Mieke Bal
    Mieke Bal appointed 2020 Linnaeus University’s honorary doctor
    2 Nov 2019
    Mieke Bal has been appointed honorary doctor 2020 by the Faculty of Arts and Humanities. Mieke Bal is professor of literary theory and cultural analysis at the University of Amsterdam. She has an indisputable world ...
  • Ihab Saloul
    Ihab Saloul appointed professor by special appointment of Memory Studies and Narrative at the University of Bologna
    30 Aug 2019
    From September 2019 until September 2022, Ihab Saloul will hold the chair 'Memory Studies and Narrative' at the International Centre for the Humanities Studies ‘Umberto Eco' (ex Scuola Superiore di Studi Umanistici), ...