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History at the UvA

Historians at the UvA explore history in all its breadth and complexity. The discipline consists of a rich pallet of specialisations focused on a time period, theme or region; from Classical Antiquity to the Golden Age to yesterday. Political, social, cultural and military history. From the Netherlands and Germany to the United States of America.

16 July 2019
The Dutch Research Council (NWO) has awarded a Veni grant worth up to 250,000 euros to 166 highly promising young scientists. The grant provides the laureates with the opportunity to further elaborate their own ideas ...
5 July 2019
Historian of Physics Prof. Jeroen van Dongen (UvA-Institute of Physics) has been invited to give the prestigious Elizabeth Paris Public Engagement Lecture during the annual American History of Science Society meeting ...
27 June 2019
Toni Pape's course 'Games' was named best Bachelor's course during the award ceremony of the Humanities Education Award. The title of best Master's course went to Justyna Wubs-Mrozewicz's 'Zorgen voor het zelf'. For ...

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