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Results: 1 - 20 of 107
  • 16 Jul 2019
    Veni research grants for 23 UvA researchers

    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 Jul 2019
    Jeroen van Dongen to give Elizabeth Paris Public Engagement Lecture on history of science

    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 Jun 2019
    Humanities Education Award goes to 'Games' and 'Zorgen voor het zelf'

    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 ...

  • 21 Jun 2019
    Funding for four talented Humanities PhD candidates

    Media scholars Jori Snels and Sal Hagen, historian Rosa de Jong and sign linguistics scholar Cindy van Boven have received funding for their doctoral research at the UvA through the NWO programme PhDs in the ...

  • 17 Jun 2019
    UvA alumnus wins Theodore Roosevelt American History Award

    Queeny van der Spek, who completed the American Studies master's programme at the UvA last year, won the Theodore Roosevelt American History Award 2019. The Roosevelt Institute for American Studies awards this annual ...

  • 27 May 2019
    Vidi grant awarded to 3 Humanities researchers

    Chiara de Cesari (European Studies), Helmer Helmers (Dutch Literature/History) and Eva van Lier (Linguistics) have been awarded a Vidi grant by The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO). With the ...

  • 23 May 2019
    Six courses nominated for the Humanities Education Award 2019

    Three Bachelor’s- and three Master’s courses are in the running for the Faculty of Humanity’s Education Award 2019. The jury has created this shortlist from a total of 35 nominations. The award for the best ...

  • 15 Mar 2019
    Workshop Urban communities and urban transformation in the Romanian Principalities

    In the academic year 2018-2019, Alex Drace-Francis, Associate Professor of Modern European Literary and Cultural History, has been appointed Lapedatu Fellow at the New Europe College, Bucharest.

  • 7 Mar 2019
    PhD positions 'The Muslim Individual in Imperial and Soviet Russia'

    Two vacant PhD positions as part of the ERC-funded project MIND: The Muslim Individual in Imperial and Soviet Russia, led by dr Alfrid Bustanov (University of Amsterdam). Applications are now invited from excellent ...

  • 6 Mar 2019
    Unleashing big data of the past: Europe builds a ‘time machine’

    The European Commission has chosen Time Machine as one of six proposals to develop a large-scale research initiative. The European Time Machine project will receive 1 million euros in funding to prepare a detailed ...

  • 10 Dec 2018
    ACMES Thesis Prize

    The Amsterdam Centre for Middle Eastern Studies Amsterdam (ACMES) intends to award two prizes for Best BA thesis (€ 150 in book vouchers) and Best MA thesis (€ 250 in book vouchers) in Middle Eastern Studies for work ...

  • 22 Nov 2018
    Three UvA researchers named members of The Young Academy

    UvA researchers Saskia Bonjour, Helmer Helmers and Selma de Mink have been named members of The Young Academy of the Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW). In 2019, these UvA academics, together with seven ...

  • 20 Nov 2018
    New book sheds light on Dutch roots of Fair Trade Movement

    Dutch activists played a pivotal role in establishing the global Fair Trade Movement. This is one of the findings of new research carried out by UvA historian Peter van Dam on the history of the movement behind the ...

  • 23 Sep 2018
    Lecture Series 2018

    Ever other week in fall, between 20 September and 17 December 2018, ACMES hosts a series of events covering various topics related to the greater Middle East, North Africa and Islam. Everyone (students as well as ...

  • 24 Jul 2018
    Irene van Renswoude named professor on Herman de la Fontaine Verwey chair

    Dr I. van Renswoude (1967) has been named professor by special appointment of Manuscripts and Cultural History, with a focus on the Middle Ages (500-1500), at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of ...

  • 25 Jun 2018
    PhD funding for Antonia Weiss

    Antonia Weiss has received a NWO grant for her project titled "Crafting Nature, Cultivating Gender: Gender and Urban Nature in Amsterdam and Berlin during the long 18th Century." By way of two contrasting case ...

  • 19 Jun 2018
    Three PhD candidates in the humanities awarded grants

    Pamela Jordan (Archaeology), Antonia Weiss (History) and Dean McHugh (ILLC) have each been awarded a grant as part of the NWO’s PhDs in the Humanities programme. The latest round of grants comprised no less than € ...

  • 11 Jun 2018
    Manon Parry appointed Professor of Medical History at VU

    As of the 1st of May 2018, Dr. Manon S. Parry is named professor (by special appointment) at the Faculty of Humanities at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU).

  • 22 May 2018
    Culture disseminated nationalism in Europe

    Nationalism is a transnational and deeply ingrained phenomenon. UvA professor of European studies Joep Leerssen explains how nationalism became part of the fabric of Europe in his Encyclopedia of Romantic Nationalism ...

  • 16 Apr 2018
    IAS and NIAS grants for Maartje van Gelder

    Maartje van Gelder (ASH) has been awarded fellowships from both the IAS and NIAS.