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  • 3 Feb 2020
    Funded PhD Position at ASCA

    The Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis invites applications for a PhD position at the Faculty of Humanities, tenable from 1 September 2020 (4 years, 1 FTE). The deadline for applications is 31 March, 12:00 (noon, ...

  • 17 Jan 2020
    New Book: Einstein on the Beach: Opera beyond Drama

    Eds. Jelena Novak and John Richardson | This book resulted from the 2013 ASCA conference "Einstein on the Beach: Opera after Drama" organized by Jelena Novak and Sander van Maas.

  • 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 ...

  • 14 Nov 2019
    Nicholas Till, professor
    Nicholas Till to hold Pierre Audi Chair in Music Theatre and Opera

    Nicholas Till, internationally renowned professor of Opera Studies, will, as of November 2019, hold the first Music Theatre and Opera Chair in the Netherlands. Till will combine the chair at the UvA with his ...

  • 14 Nov 2019
    Nicholas Till, professor
    Nicholas Till, professor by special appointment of Music Theatre and Opera

    Nicholas Till, internationally renowned professor of Opera Studies, will, as of November 2019, hold the first Music Theatre and Opera Chair in the Netherlands. Till will combine the chair at the UvA with his ...

  • 14 Nov 2018
    UvA to award honorary doctorate to celebrated composer Louis Andriessen

    The University of Amsterdam (UvA) will award an honorary doctorate to Louis Andriessen, one of the Netherlands’ most celebrated contemporary composers. Andriessen will receive the doctorate for his innovative work as ...

  • 11 Oct 2018
    ASCA
    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 ...

  • 16 Jul 2018
    Veni grant awarded to 27 UvA and AMC-UvA researchers

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded Veni grants worth up to €250,000 to 27 UvA and AMC-UvA researchers who recently obtained their doctorate. The grants give promising young ...

  • 16 Jul 2018
    Rhesus monkeys sense isochrony in rhythm, but not the beat

    Although monkeys seem to notice regularity in rhythmic sounds, they are not able to detect the actual beat. This is the finding of a new study by researchers from the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and the National ...

  • 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 ...

  • 22 Feb 2017
    MA application for international student

    Deadline MA application for international student approaching

  • 26 May 2016
    Guitar with zebra finches
    Brain picks up the beat of music automatically

    A sense of rhythm is a fundamental human characteristic. Music Cognition scientist Fleur Bouwer discovered that the sense of rhythm – also known as the beat – is so fundamental to humans that we recognise patterns in ...

  • 11 Apr 2016
    Recognizing Music as an Art Form

    Friedrich Th. Vischer and German Music Criticism, 1848-1887.

  • 2 Feb 2015
    Guitar with zebra finches
    In search of the origins of musicality

    Why do we have music? And what enables us to perceive, appreciate and make music? The search for a possible answer to these and other questions forms the backdrop to a soon-to-be released theme issue of Philosophical ...

  • 10 Nov 2014
    UvA UU
    Worldwide interest in the first results of Hooked on Music

    The interest in the first research results of ‘Hooked on Music’, a project in which UvA researchers Henkjan Honing and Ashley Burgoyne are collaborating with the Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester, UK, is ...

  • 2 Jan 2014
    Differences in rhythm perception between human and non-human primates

    Despite their genetic proximity, human and non-human primates differ in their capacity for beat induction, which is the ability to perceive a regular pulse in music or auditory stimuli and accordingly align motor ...

  • 25 Oct 2013
    Dancers
    Accessibility of TIN and MCN collections

    On 1 January 2013, the collections of the Netherlands Theatre Institute (TIN) and the Music Centre the Netherlands (MCN) were transferred to the Special Collections of the University of Amsterdam. This has ...

  • 8 Oct 2013
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    Aanmelden Creatieve Geest Prijs 2014

    De Creatieve Geest Prijs 2014 wordt toegekend aan een jonge wetenschapper die met een origineel en sprankelend idee komt om eigen onderzoek uit te voeren, waarin creativiteit en de werking van de hersenen centraal ...

  • 31 Jan 2013
    Mw. prof. dr. (Julia) Kursell
    Dr J. Kursell, professor of Musicology

    Dr J. Kursell (1968) has been appointed professor of Musicology at the Faculty of Humanities of the University of Amsterdam (UvA).

  • 13 Dec 2012
    Rhesus monkeys cannot hear beat in music

    Beat induction, the ability to pick up regularity – the beat – from a varying rhythm, is not an ability that rhesus monkeys possess. These are the findings of researchers from the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and ...