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Results: 101 - 120 of 133
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    Leadership NSB unable to control own paramilitaries
    18 Sep 2014
    The leadership of the National Socialist Movement in the Netherlands (NSB), a far-right Dutch political movement that existed between 1931 and 1945, could barely control its own paramilitaries. As a result, the ...
  • New project: Age of Trust and Cooperation?
    12 Sep 2014
    Arie van Steensel has been appointed lecturer in medieval history; he will also continue his NWO Veni project on the social fabric and institutional organisation of pre-modern cities and towns.
  • New project: Madness and the city
    9 Sep 2014
    Martje aan de Kerk has been awarded with one of the 3 PhD Fellowships of the Institute for Culture and History (UvA) for a four-year research project, starting in September 2014.
  • New project: The town as fatherland
    11 Jul 2014
    Tymen Peverelli has been awarded with one of the twenty grants offered by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) as part of the Sustainable Humanities Program for a four-year PhD project, starting ...
  • Call for Papers: People, politics and protests in Venice (15th-17th centuries)
    9 Jun 2014
    Maartje van Gelder (UvA) and Claire Judde de Larivière (University of Toulouse/Labex SMS) invite you to submit a paper proposal for the workshop “People, politics and protests in Venice (15th and 17th centuries)”, to ...
  • Old Map Brazil
    Dutch legacy had major impact on Brazil
    5 Jun 2014
    The Dutch presence in Brazil during the 17th century had a major impact on the whole of the New World. In 'The Legacy of Dutch Brazil', twelve international academics explain why. University of Amsterdam (UvA) ...
  • VIDI grant for Golden Age researcher dr. Michiel van Groesen
    26 May 2014
    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has granted dr. Michiel van Groesen one of its prestigious VIDI grants for his project 'Covering the Ocean: Newspapers and Information Management in the ...
  • The Landscape of Consumption
    Newly published: The Landscape of Consumption
    29 Apr 2014
    Shopping Streets and Cultures in Western Europe, 1600-1900 (Jan Hein Furnée and Clé Lesger eds.)
  • Visiting scholarship: Hidden Lives – Public Personae
    3 Apr 2014
    In April-May 2014, Emily Hemelrijk is a visiting professor at the University of Gothenburg. As part of her professorship, she will present four papers on women's public roles in the cities of Italy and the western ...
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    War museums more popular than ever
    24 Mar 2014
    Seventy years after the liberation, interest in recalling the Second World War continues undiminished. The Netherlands has no fewer than 83 museums whose primary focus is on the Second World War, and this number only ...
  • Claartje Wesselink
    Not all ‘questionable’ artists came to a bad end
    18 Mar 2014
    A recurring image in the media and literature is that of the ‘questionable’ artist who, having chosen the wrong side during World War Two, saw his career go up in smoke when branded as a collaborator afterwards. ...
  • Prof Charles van den Heuvel, professor Digital methods and History
    New project: Mapping Notes and Nodes in Networks
    5 Mar 2014
    Prof.Dr. Charles van den Heuvel, professor in Digital Methods and Historical Disciplines, has received a grant from the Royal Academy of Sciences (KNAW) for a public private partnership project on the history of ...
  • G. Blok
    New project: the Amsterdam public mental health care in the 20th century
    29 Jan 2014
    Dr. Gemma Blok, assistant professor in Dutch history, has been invited to write a new book on the history of the Amsterdam public mental health care in the 20th century.
  • Medieval Studies Essay Prizes for Sina Talachian and Janna Coomans
    16 Jan 2014
    On Wednesday 4 December the Center for Medieval Studies Amsterdam (CMSA) has awarded two students for their thesis in Medieval Studies:
  • W.J.H. Furnee
    Award: Dyos Prize in Urban History for Jan Hein Furnée
    2 Dec 2013
    Jan Hein Furnée has been awarded the Dyos Prize in Urban History for his article '‘Le bon public de la Haye’. Local governance and the audience in the French opera in The Hague, 1820–1890', Urban History 40 (2013) ...
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    Newly published: Het winkellandschap van Amsterdam [The shopping landscape of Amsterdam]
    15 Nov 2013
    Overhanging awnings, signs, displays in front of the façade, and basic interiors were once typical for the shops in Amsterdam. Over the past centuries, the exterior and interior of the shops have experienced major ...
  • ACMES
    UvA brings together expertise on the Middle East
    4 Nov 2013
    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 ...
  • M. van Gelder
    Award: Low Countries Society for Italian Studies Prize for Maartje van Gelder
    25 Oct 2013
    Maartje van Gelder has been awarded the History Book Prize 2009-2012 of the Low Countries Society for Italian Studies for her monograph Trading Places. The Netherlandish Merchants in Early Modern Venice (Brill, ...
  • Prof Elizabeth Buettner, professor Modern History
    Elizabeth Buettner, professor of Modern History
    14 Oct 2013
    Dr E.A. Buettner (1967) has been appointed professor of Modern History at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Humanities (FGw).
  • Out now: Broadcasting Birth Control
    26 Sep 2013
    Manon Parry explores the use of mass media, from the era of silent film to the internet, to promote family planning at home in the United States, and in the expanding international arena of population control.