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Results: 1 - 20 of 129
  • 2 Jul 2020
    New PhD candidates for the Humanities research schools

    The research schools of the Faculty of Humanities (ACLC, AHM, ARTES, ASCA, ASH and the interfaculty institute ILLC) have been working on recruiting new PhD candidates – one for each school. Five out of six positions ...

  • 3 Jun 2020
    Mario Damen awarded fellowship at Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study

    Mario Damen, senior lecturer in medieval history, has been selected for a stay at the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences (NIAS-KNAW) in Amsterdam. The NIAS Fellowship ...

  • 13 Feb 2020
    Marie Curie Fellowships awarded to three UvA researchers in the Humanities

    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 ...

  • 13 Feb 2020
    Marie Curie Fellowships awarded to thirteen UvA researchers

    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 ...

  • 4 Feb 2020
    Funded PhD position at AHM

    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 ...

  • 9 Jan 2020
    Historian Peyman Jafari speaks about mounting tensions between US and Iran

    On Friday, 3 January, the American army assassinated the Iranian general Qasem Soleimani. Iran retaliated by launching missiles at the Al Asad air base near Baghdad, Iraq, at which US forces are stationed, apparently ...

  • 19 Dec 2019
    Uğur Ümit Üngör, professor by special appointment of Holocaust and Genocide Studies

    Dr Uğur Ümit Üngör (1980) has been appointed professor by special appointment of Holocaust and Genocide Studies at the Faculty of Humanities of the University of Amsterdam (UvA), as of 1 February 2020. The special ...

  • 21 Nov 2019
    Finishing Fellowships awarded to seven Humanities PhD candidates

    UvA's Faculty of Humanities has awarded a Finishing Fellowship to seven of its PhD candidates: Hongmei Fang and Thom Westveer (Amsterdam Centre for Language and Communication), Özge Calafato, Wouter Capitain and ...

  • 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 ...