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Results: 1 - 20 of 32
  • Millie Taylor (photo: Kirsten van Santen)
    Success of megamusicals makes space for innovation
    28 Sep 2021
    Megamusicals have often been criticised in the academic world and in the media for their homogenizing tendencies, but increasing academic attention on them is providing us with new insights. In her inaugural lecture ...
  • How good is your Eurovision knowledge?
    17 May 2021
    From 18 - 22 May, the Netherlands will play host to the Eurovision Song Contest. You may still remember some of the songs that have triumphed in the competition over the years, but would you recognise other, less ...
  • Amsterdance – The Amsterdam Electronic Dance Music Research Group
    24 Feb 2021
    New ASCA Research Groups coordinated by Oliver Seibt and Ian Pocervina. | The “Amsterdam Electronic Dance Music Research Group” is interested in a variety of topics that fall under the umbrella term of electronic ...
  • 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 ...
  • European grant for disclosure of colonial sound collections from Southeast Asia
    14 Jan 2021
    A Dutch-French-British research consortium, led by UvA researchers Barbara Titus and meLê yamomo, has received a European grant for their three-year project titled Decolonizing Southeast Asian Sound Archives ...
  • 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. ...
  • Millie Taylor (photo: Kirsten van Santen)
    Millie Taylor appointed professor by special appointment of the Musical (Joop van den Ende Chair)
    4 Nov 2020
    Professor Millie Taylor has been appointed professor by special appointment of the Musical at the Faculty of Humanities at the University of Amsterdam (UvA), effective 1 November 2020. The chair was established on ...
  • Hooked on Music: test your Eurovision music knowledge
    20 Oct 2020
    What is a hit song made up of? And why are some songs much easier to remember than others? Musicologists Ashley Burgoyne and Henkjan Honing investigated this by using music from the Eurovision Song Contest.
  • UvA students and researchers compete in AI Song Contest
    23 Apr 2020
    Can artificial intelligence help compose a successful Eurovision hit? Team Can AI Kick It, consisting for the most part of staff and students from the University of Amsterdam and the University of Utrecht as well as ...
  • Funded PhD Position at ASCA
    3 Feb 2020
    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, ...
  • New Book: Einstein on the Beach: Opera beyond Drama
    17 Jan 2020
    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.
  • 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 ...
  • Nicholas Till, professor
    Nicholas Till, professor by special appointment of Music Theatre and Opera
    14 Nov 2019
    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 ...
  • Nicholas Till, professor
    Nicholas Till to hold Pierre Audi Chair in Music Theatre and Opera
    14 Nov 2019
    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 ...
  • UvA to award honorary doctorate to celebrated composer Louis Andriessen
    14 Nov 2018
    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 ...
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    ASCA Workshop 2019: Realities and Fantasies: Relations, Transformations, Discontinuities
    11 Oct 2018
    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 ...
  • Veni grant awarded to 27 UvA and AMC-UvA researchers
    16 Jul 2018
    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 ...
  • Rhesus monkeys sense isochrony in rhythm, but not the beat
    16 Jul 2018
    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 ...
  • The UvA and the Faculty of Humanities produce strong showing in latest International Student Barometer
    4 Apr 2018
    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 ...
  • MA application for international student
    22 Feb 2017
    Deadline MA application for international student approaching