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Results: 1 - 20 of 34
  • 2 Nov 2019
    Mieke Bal appointed 2020 Linnaeus University’s honorary doctor

    Mieke Bal has been appointed honorary doctor 2020 by the Faculty of Arts and Humanities. Mieke Bal is professor of literary theory and cultural analysis at the University of Amsterdam. She has an indisputable world ...

  • 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 ...

  • 25 Apr 2019
    BA English Language and Culture launches new track ‘World Literatures in English’

    From September 2019, the English Department of the University of Amsterdam is introducing a new dual-track model for its Bachelor’s programme English Language and Culture. The new programme offers the opportunity for ...

  • 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 ...

  • 1 Nov 2018
    Call for Papers - Soapbox: Journal for Cultural Analysis 1.2 “Off the Grid”

    For the second issue of Soapbox, a graduate peer-reviewed journal for cultural analysis, we invite young researchers to submit abstracts that critically engage with notions of the ‘Grid’. Please submit your abstract ...

  • 11 Oct 2018
    ASCA Workshop 2019: Realities and Fantasies: Relations, Transformations, Discontinuities

    ASCA Workshop, 10-12 April 2019, University of Amsterdam. Organized by Divya Nadkarni, Alex Thinius, and Nadia de Vries. Keynotes: Jonathan Culler (Cornell University), Annabelle Dufourcq (RU Nijmegen), Nkiru Nzegwu ...

  • 12 Sep 2018
    Call for Papers: Entanglements of Race, Sound and the Archive: Coloniality and the Globalised Present

    10-11 December 2018. Deadline for proposals: 12 October 2018. Organisers: Carolyn Birdsall, Anette Hoffmann. Confirmed speakers: Alejandra Bronfman (University at Albany), Jennifer Stoever (Binghamton University)

  • 3 Jul 2018
    Interrupting Globalisation: Heterotopia in the Twenty-First Century. Call for Chapters

    Confirmed contributors: Kevin Hetherington, author of Badlands of Modernity: Heterotopia and Social Ordering Lieven De Cauter, editor of Heterotopia and the City: Public Space in a Postcivil Society Editors: ...

  • 18 Jun 2018
    Black Queer Diaspora in the Netherlands

    Exhibition in the Van Abbe Museum by photographer Dustin Thierry and ASCA PhD Wigbertson Julian Isenia

  • 6 Apr 2018
    Politics of Boredom

    Call for Papers for a workshop at University of Amsterdam, organized by Aylin Kuryel, Adam Gisborne, Helen Weeres. 20-21 September 2018 Deadline for proposals: 20 May 2018. Confirmed keynote speakers Mieke Bal ...

  • 4 Apr 2018
    The UvA and the Faculty of Humanities produce strong showing in latest International Student Barometer

    International students have ranked the University of Amsterdam (UvA) first in the Netherlands for being 'a good place to be'. With a rating above 97%, the Faculty of Humanities scores particularly high in this ...

  • 21 Nov 2017
    Facts: True, Alternative, Evolving

    Call for Papers: Association of Adaptation Studies Annual Conference 2018, with a special focus on Entertainment Franchises. The University of Amsterdam | 27-28 September 2018 Confirmed Keynotes: Professor James ...

  • 20 Nov 2017
    Contemporary Taboo and the Fear of Students

    English Department Lecture by Nell Zink, Author of The Wallcreeper (2014), Mislaid (2015), Nicotine (2016). ~ Wednesday December 6 at 17:00, P.C. Hoofthuis 1.04, Spuistraat 134, Amsterdam.

  • 23 Jun 2017
    2017 ASCA Awards

    The 2017 ASCA Awards Committee--Aukje van Rooden, Carolyn Birdsall and Irene Villaescusa Illán--gave awards to Annelies Kleinherenbrink, Matthé Scholten and Boris Noordenbos. Special attention went to Joost de Bloois.

  • 29 May 2017
    ASCA International Workshop and Conference: Dissecting Violence: Structures, Imaginaries, Resistances

    Call for papers for the 17th ASCA Workshop: Dissecting Violence: Structures, Imaginaries, Resistance to be held in Amsterdam, 4-6 April 2018. Organizers: Peyman Amiri, Natasha Basu, Bernardo Caycedo

  • 18 Apr 2017
    Lucy van de Wiel is awarded the Praemium Erasmianum Prize for her dissertation: Freezing Fertility. Oocyte Cryopreservation and the Gender Politics of Ageing.

    Since 1988, the Praemium Erasmianum Foundation awards annual Research Prizes. A maximum of five prizes of € 3,000 each are awarded to young academic researchers in the humanities and social sciences, who have written ...

  • 9 Mar 2017
    Telling Sounds

    Dublin-based composer and performer Olesya Zdorovetska will visit the UCS on Thursday 9 March to perform from her new solo program for voice and citera "Telling Sounds" - "Zvuky Skazu”.

  • 8 Mar 2017
    Communication & Media Studies at UvA 2nd worldwide in QS Ranking

    The UvA has surged to 2nd place amongst universities worldwide in Communication & Media Studies, according to the QS World University Rankings by Subject published on Wednesday, 8 March 2017. Last year, the UvA ...

  • 21 Feb 2017
    Margriet van der Waal, professor by special appointment of South African Literary Studies, Culture and History

    Dr M.C. van der Waal (1976) has been named professor by special appointment of South African Literary Studies, Culture and History at the University of Amsterdam (UvA)’s Faculty of Humanities. The chair was ...

  • 15 Feb 2017
    Public Lives/Private Platform: The Politics of Twitter

    Call for Proposals NICA/ASCA Symposium organized by Jacopo Fiorancio, Nadia de Vries and Matt Cornell, 23-24 May 2017. Confirmed Keynote Speaker: Jillian C. York (Electronic Frontier Foundation)