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Results: 21 - 40 of 48
  • 24 Oct 2016
    Entries invited for Joop Witteveen Prize 2016

    The Special Collections Department of the University of Amsterdam invites authors to submit publications for the Joop Witteveen Prize, the award for an outstanding publication on the history of food in the Low ...

  • 6 Oct 2016
    Murray Pratt, professor of Contemporary Cultural and Literary Studies

    Prof. M.J.O. Pratt has been appointed professor of Contemporary Cultural and Literary Studies at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Humanities. Pratt will combine this part-time chair with his position as ...

  • 20 Apr 2016
    Texel gown belonged to member of royal court of Queen Henrietta Maria

    Archival research has revealed that the wardrobe discovered near Texel belonged to the royal court of the English queen Henrietta Maria. In March 1642 the queen was travelling to the Netherlands on a secret mission ...

  • 17 Nov 2015
    Entries invited for Joop Witteveen Prize 2015

    The Special Collections Department of the University of Amsterdam invites authors to submit publications for the Joop Witteveen Prize, the award for an outstanding publication on the history of food in the Low ...

  • 3 Nov 2015
    Egg Freezing as a cultural phenomenon

    False promise, unnatural transgression or pragmatic solution? The reproductive technology of egg freezing, and its representation in public debates, is characterised by a tension between the simultaneous rejection ...

  • 8 Oct 2015
    Two-day Conference in Istanbul – Nation-building and Nationalism in Turkey and Europe

    The Study Platform on Interlocking Nationalisms of the University of Amsterdam, in collaboration with the Netherlands Institute in Turkey, invites scholars to submit their proposals for a two-day conference on ...

  • 28 Sep 2015
    Arnold Witte Staff member Cultural History of KNIR

    Arnold Witte, associate professor at Cultural Studies, will be dispatched to Rome for the coming years. Here he will be responsible, as a Staff member, for the Art and Cultural History of the KNIR institute. He will ...

  • 15 Jul 2015
    Professor J.M. van Winter Stipend 2016

    The board of the Stichting Gastronomische Bibliotheek invites students and researchers to submit requests for the Professor J.M. van Winter Stipend 2016.

  • 4 Mar 2015
    Call for Papers 2016 Amsterdam Symposium on the History of Food

    On 15 and 16 January 2016 the third Amsterdam Symposium on the History of Food will take place at the Special Collections of the University of Amsterdam (UvA). The Amsterdam Symposium is the result of a collaboration ...

  • 25 Sep 2014
    Exhibition on Arnon Grunberg at UvA Special Collections

    From 31 October 2014 to 1 February 2015, the Special Collections of the University of Amsterdam will present a major retrospective exhibition about the writer Arnon Grunberg. During the opening of the exhibition, ...

  • 5 Aug 2014
    Professor J.M. van Winter Stipend 2015

    The board of the Stichting Gastronomische Bibliotheek invites students and researchers to submit requests for the Professor J.M. van Winter Stipend 2015.

  • 1 Aug 2014
    Major collection of Dutch photo books acquired by UvA Special Collections

    The University of Amsterdam’s Special Collections department has acquired a large collection of photo books. It comprises more than five thousand publications dating from around 1935 until the present day, most ...

  • 9 Jul 2014
    Entries invited for Joop Witteveen Prize 2014

    The Special Collections Department of the University of Amsterdam invites authors to submit publications for the Joop Witteveen Prize, the award for an outstanding publication on the history of food in the Low Countries.

  • 24 Mar 2014
    Call for Papers 2015 Amsterdam Symposium on the History of Food

    On 16 and 17 January 2015 the second Amsterdam Symposium on the History of Food will take place at the Special Collections of the University of Amsterdam (UvA). The Amsterdam Symposium is the result of a ...

  • 17 Jan 2014
    Claudia Goldstein wins 2013 Joop Witteveen Prize

    On 17 January, the 2013 Joop Witteveen Prize was given to Claudia Goldstein for her book ‘Pieter Bruegel and the Culture of the Early Modern Dinner Party’. The Joop Witteveen Prize is awarded by the University of ...

  • 4 Dec 2013
    Harold McGee wins 2013 Johannes van Dam Prize

    The Special Collections of the University of Amsterdam announced Harold McGee as the winner of the Johannes van Dam Prize. The prize will be awarded on 17 January 2014 during the Gala of the Cookbook. The Johannes ...

  • 4 Nov 2013
    UvA brings together expertise on the Middle East

    The University of Amsterdam's (UvA) Amsterdam Centre for Middle Eastern Studies (ACMES) will officially open on Thursday, 14 November with presentations by prominent historian Joseph Massad of Columbia University and ...

  • 25 Oct 2013
    Accessibility of TIN and MCN collections

    On 1 January 2013, the collections of the Netherlands Theatre Institute (TIN) and the Music Centre the Netherlands (MCN) were transferred to the Special Collections of the University of Amsterdam. This has ...

  • 8 Oct 2013
    Aanmelden Creatieve Geest Prijs 2014

    De Creatieve Geest Prijs 2014 wordt toegekend aan een jonge wetenschapper die met een origineel en sprankelend idee komt om eigen onderzoek uit te voeren, waarin creativiteit en de werking van de hersenen centraal ...

  • 19 Sep 2013
    UvA annually invests in research into Amsterdam’s cultural industries

    What makes a city into a cultural success? And how is this success related to economic growth? Over the next five years, the University of Amsterdam will annually invest in research into the Dutch capital’s cultural ...