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Results: 1 - 20 of 124
  • Daniëlle Slootjes. Foto: Kirsten van Santen
    Daniëlle Slootjes appointed professor of Ancient History 
    1 Jun 2021
    Dr Daniëlle Slootjes (1975) has been appointed professor of Ancient History at the Faculty of Humanities of the University of Amsterdam (UvA).
  • Serena Ferente appointed Professor of Medieval History
    28 May 2021
    Dr Serena Ferente has been appointed professor of Medieval History at the Faculty of Humanities at the University of Amsterdam (UvA).
  • Bushuis Onderwijsprijs
    Six courses nominated for Faculty of Humanities Education Award 2021
    27 May 2021
    Four Bachelor's and two Master's courses are in the running to win the Faculty of Humanities Education Award 2021. The jury chose the shortlist from 29 submissions. The award for the best course will be handed out on ...
  • 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 ...
  • Red Terror Martyrs' Memorial Museum, Ethiopia (Photo: Adam Jones)
    Broadening and internationalisation: 20th anniversary Holocaust and Genocide Studies at the UvA
    8 Apr 2021
    This month, the UvA and the NIOD Institute for War, Holocaust and Genocide Studies reflect on the 20th anniversary of the study and research programme Holocaust and Genocide Studies in the Netherlands. What once ...
  • New ASCA Member: Nuraini Juliastuti
    26 Mar 2021
    Nuraini Juliastuti is a trans-local practising researcher and writer, focusing on art organisation, activism, illegality, and alternative cultural production. Juliastuti co-founded Kunci Study Forum & Collective in ...
  • 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 ...
  • Online workshop: Innovating objects? Reading spolia in Greek and Latin literature
    14 Jan 2021
    Online workshop organized by Irene de Jong (professor of Ancient Greek UvA, ASH) and Miguel John Versluys (professor of mediterranean archaeology UL) on Friday January 22.
  • 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. ...
  • 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, ...
  • Reconstructie van de kruising van de Lange en Korte Houtstraat, in zuidoostelijke richting naar de Leprozengracht
    Wander through the 17th-century Waterlooplein neighbourhood in 3D
    2 Oct 2020
    What did life use to be like in the Waterlooplein neighbourhood? UvA archaeologists investigated this and created 3D reconstructions of what the neighbourhood must have looked like in the past. The result can be seen ...
  • New PhD candidates for the Humanities research schools
    2 Jul 2020
    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 ...
  • Mario Damen awarded fellowship at Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study
    3 Jun 2020
    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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Historian Peyman Jafari speaks about mounting tensions between US and Iran
    9 Jan 2020
    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 ...
  • Uğur Ümit Üngör, professor by special appointment of Holocaust and Genocide Studies
    19 Dec 2019
    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 ...
  • Finishing Fellowships awarded to seven Humanities PhD candidates
    21 Nov 2019
    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 ...
  • Veni research grants for 23 UvA researchers
    16 Jul 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 ...