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  • 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 ...

  • 9 Jan 2020
    Historian Peyman Jafari speaks about mounting tensions between US and Iran

    On Friday, 3 January, the American army assassinated the Iranian general Qasem Soleimani. Iran retaliated by launching missiles at the Al Asad air base near Baghdad, Iraq, at which US forces are stationed, apparently ...

  • 12 Feb 2019
    Call for Papers: Multiple Materialities of Muslim Marriages

    This workshop is organized as part of the ERC-funded research project on ‘Problematizing “Muslim Marriages”: Ambiguities and Contestations’ hosted by the Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research and the ...

  • 10 Dec 2018
    Acmes
    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 ...

  • 23 Sep 2018
    Lezing Farid Boussaid
    Lecture Series 2018

    Ever other week in fall, between 20 September and 17 December 2018, ACMES hosts a series of events covering various topics related to the greater Middle East, North Africa and Islam. Everyone (students as well as ...

  • 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 ...

  • 27 Nov 2017
    Acmes
    ACMES Thesis Prize - Awards Ceremony

    On 7 December, the Amsterdam Centre for Middle Eastern Studies Amsterdam (ACMES) will award two prizes for Best BA thesis and Best MA thesis in Middle Eastern Studies for work completed at the UvA during the academic ...

  • 8 Mar 2017
    QS World University Ranking
    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 ...

  • 17 Jan 2017
    Bron: ACMES
    ACMES Thesis Awards Ceremony

    On Thursday 15 December, ACMES organized a special evening at the PC Hoofthuis. First, the final lecture in this year’s ACMES Lecture Series took place. Second, the winners of the first ACMES Thesis Awards were ...

  • 10 Dec 2016
    Acmes
    ACMES Thesis Prize - Awards Ceremony

    On 15 December, the Amsterdam Centre for Middle Eastern Studies Amsterdam (ACMES) will award two prizes for Best BA thesis and Best MA thesis in Middle Eastern Studies for work completed at the UvA during the ...

  • 12 Sep 2016
    Lezing Farid Boussaid
    Lecture Series 2016

    Between 22 September and 15 December 2016 the fifth ACMES Lecture Series will take place. Everyone with an interest in the Middle East, North Africa, and/or Islam is warmly invited to attend.

  • 22 Jun 2016
    Acmes
    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 ...

  • 29 May 2015
    Nanouschka Wamelink
    NWO PhDs in the Humanities awarded to Nanouschka Wamelink

    ASCH and the research group 'Religious Dynamics and Cultural Diversity' are pleased to announce that Nanouschka Wamelink has been awarded a PhD position in the highly competitive NWO PhDs in the Humanities Programme. ...

  • 13 Oct 2014
    Acmes
    No radicalisation of anti-Western stereotyping in Egypt

    Anti-Western stereotyping in Egyptian Islamic discourse has not undergone a process of radicalisation, according to a recent study by the UvA’s Amsterdam Centre for Middle Eastern Studies (ACMES). Researchers from ...

  • 16 Dec 2013
    Egil Asprem wins PhD Dissertation Award

    Dr. Egil Asprem is the first winner of the Gerardus van der Leeuw PhD Dissertation Award with the PhD dissertation 'The Problem of Disenchantment: Scientific Naturalism and Esoteric Discourse, 1900–1939.'

  • 4 Nov 2013
    ACMES
    UvA brings together expertise on the Middle East

    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 ...

  • 23 Jul 2013
    SILS
    19 UvA and AMC researchers receive Veni grant

    Nineteen researchers who recently obtained their doctorate, will receive a Veni grant from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) for research at the UvA or the Academic Medical Center (AMC-UvA). ...

  • 2 Jul 2013
    Theology and Religious Studies: Religious Studies
    NWO to finance four UvA studies on role of religion in society

    Four research projects at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) have received grants from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research’s (NWO) Religion in Modern Society research programme. The programme funds ...

  • 18 Apr 2012
    What is the role of religion in European society?

    During the conference 'Regimes of Religious Pluralism in 20th Century Europe' the role of religion in 20th century Europe will be discussed with a host of lectures and speakers. The conference is being jointly ...