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  • 4 Mar 2020
    UvA Communication & Media Studies once again number 1 in world: QS ranking

    The University of Amsterdam (UvA) has been ranked best in the world for Communication Science & Media for the third year in a row. The UvA ranks among the top 100 worldwide in 27 out of the 47 subject areas measured ...

  • 17 Feb 2020
    Kick off: Global Digital Cultures

    On Friday, 27 March 2020, the University of Amsterdam will kick-off its new research priority area ‘Global Digital Cultures’ (GDC). Researchers and students from all faculties at the UvA are warmly invited to this ...

  • 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 ...

  • 3 Feb 2020
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    Investigating the risks and opportunities of webcam sex

    Webcam sex platforms make up an industry worth billions worldwide. But how exactly do they work, and who is making money off of them? And how are they regulated? Thomas Poell (Media Studies) and Olav Velthuis ...

  • 23 Jan 2020
    NWO funding for interdisciplinary projects on digitalisation

    The NWO has awarded funding (between 275,000 and 750,000 euros) to nine interdisciplinary research proposals on digitalisation submitted by humanities researchers and social scientists. Researchers from the UvA's ...

  • 7 Dec 2019
    Photo: Jan de Groen / IFFR
    In Memoriam Thomas Elsaesser

    Thomas Elsaesser (1943), emeritus Professor of Film and Television Studies, passed away on 4 December 2019. In Memoriam by Patricia Pisters, one of his first PhD students in Amsterdam, longtime collaborator and ...

  • 26 Nov 2019
    NWO Responsible Innovation Grant for Stefania Milan

    Stefania Milan, Associate Professor of New Media and Digital Culture, has received NWO funding for her research project 'Making the hidden visible: Co-designing for public values in standards-making and governance', ...

  • 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 ...

  • 1 Oct 2019
    ASCA
    Activating the Archive Audio-Visual Collections as Communal Resources for Engagement and Change

    Call for Papers Special issue of The Moving Image journal (vol. 21, issue 1, Spring 2021). Guest editors: Eef Masson and Giovanna Fossati

  • 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 ...

  • 27 Jun 2019
    The winners of the Humanities Education Award: Toni Pape, Kristine Johanson and Justyna Wubs-Mrozewicz  (photo: Bob Bronshoff)
    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 ...

  • 23 May 2019
    Bushuis Onderwijsprijs
    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 ...

  • 1 Mar 2019
    UvA Communication & Media Studies again best in world in QS ranking

    Various subject areas at the University of Amsterdam are highly ranked in the 2019 QS World University Rankings by Subject, which were published on Wednesday, 27 February.

  • 27 Feb 2019
    UvA Communication & Media Studies again best in world in QS ranking

    Various subject areas at the University of Amsterdam are highly ranked in the 2019 QS World University Rankings by Subject, which were published on Wednesday, 27 February. The UvA ranks among the top 100 worldwide in ...

  • 24 Sep 2018
    ASCA
    The 10th Women and the Silent Screen Conference

    hosted by the 5th Eye International Conference at Eye Filmmuseum in Amsterdam, from Saturday 25 May to Tuesday 28 May 2019. www.eyefilm.nl/conference

  • 12 Sep 2018
    ASCA
    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)

  • 1 Jun 2018
    NWO
    Vidi grant awarded to 11 UvA and AMC researchers

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded a Vidi grant worth 800,000 euros to 11 experienced researchers from the University of Amsterdam and Academic Medical Center (AMC-UvA). The grant ...

  • 22 May 2018
    The Webcam as an Emerming Cinematic Medium
    The Webcam as an Emerging Cinematic Medium

    New book by Paula Albuquerque in the Film Culture in Transition series at AUP

  • 6 Apr 2018
    ASCA
    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 ...