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  • 9 Dec 2019
    Theology and Religious Studies: Western Esotericism
    Building-blocks of a new cultural theory of magic

    16:00 - 17:30 | Lecture

    Can ‘magic’ be re-established as an analytical term of cross-cultural and diachronic scope? The lecture by Bernd-Christian Otto (Universität Erfurt, Germany) suggests a methodological pathway that allows for ...

  • 10 Dec 2019
    Why Things Matter!

    10:00 - 17:00 | Conference

    The conference ' Why Things Matter!' will focus around contemporary archaeological theory relating to the complex relations between objects and humans. Besides seven relevant presentations by UvA Research Master ...

  • Start 10 Dec 2019
    End 10 Sep 2019
    ACSGA colloquium december 2019

    15:30 - 17:00 | Lecture

    More info t.b.a.

  • 11 Dec 2019
    PhD defense: Robert Sinterniklaas

    15:00 | Event

    Robert Sinterniklaas, ASH PhD candidate, will defend the dissertation entitled 'Information Age Airpower in Afghanistan. Development of the air campaign in Afghanistan and how it supported strategic and operational ...

  • 11 Dec 2019
    We Connected: the Power-as-Transformative Capacity in Hong Kong's “Be Water” Movement

    18:30 - 20:30 | Event

    The protests in Hong Kong have lasted for nearly 6 months. Apart from the various analyses of the root causes, the characteristics and continuing evolution of the movement have also triggered a lot discussion.

  • Start 12 Dec 2019
    End 14 Dec 2019
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    Memory, Word and Image: W.G. Sebald's Artistic Legacies


    Artists tend to work across disciplines and “art cannot be disciplined” (Hito Steyerl). Taking the case of W.G. Sebald’s interdisciplinary word and image practice on memory and presences of (migratory) lives as ...

  • Start 12 Dec 2019
    End 13 Dec 2019
    The Far Right Today


    This conference brings together a group of specialists in the humanities and the social sciences on the “history-in-the-present” of current Far Right movements and parties, from populist to (neo)fascist, in several ...

  • 12 Dec 2019
    PhD defense Sanne Berends

    14:00 | Event

    Sanne Berends, ACLC PhD candidate, will defend her dissertation entitled 'Acquiring Dutch quantitative ER', supervised by Professor Aafke Hulk, Dr Petra Sleeman and Professor Jeannette Schaeffer.

  • 12 Dec 2019
    Data heart
    Surveillance, privacy and quantified relationships

    20:00 - 21:30 | Event

    Facebook, Instagram, Fitbit – never has it been easier to log and track our lives. We have become networked, and ‘always on’. We are living the digital life, but are we living the digital good life?

  • 13 Dec 2019
    2019 [N]OAP dag

    10:30 - 17:00 | Event

    Members of the Amsterdam Center for Language and Communication present their research during the [N]OAP DAG 2019 (‘Nieuw, Oud Amsterdams Peil’).

  • 13 Dec 2019
    Janice McNab The Ghost Artist
    Dissertation Defense Janice McNab: The Ghost Artist

    13:00 | Event

    Janice McNab will defend The Ghost Artist on December 13, at 13.00, in the Aula of the University.  The Ghost Artist proposes an alternative history of women’s art practice in which spectral embodiment replaces ...

  • 18 Dec 2019
    Dissertation Defence: Daniël de Zeeuw

    12:00 | Event

    Between Mass and Mask: The Profane Media Logic of Anonymous Imageboard Culture 18 December 2019, Agnietenkapel, 12.00 hrs. Supervisors: Robin Celikates & Esther Peeren

  • 18 Dec 2019
    On Laughter and Philosophy in Schlegel and Nietzsche

    14:00 - 16:00 | Event

    Critical Cultural Theory–Seminar presents Katia Hay Rodgers (UvA). She will give a 10-15 min introduction to the paper – which has been distributed in advance- and this will be followed by a discussion. The seminar ...

  • 18 Dec 2019
    PhD Defense: Ranjith Jayasena

    15:00 - 16:00 | Event

    Ranjith Jayasena, AHM PhD candidate, will defend his dissertation entitled 'Spade and mud works: an archaeological history of Amsterdam', supervised by Prof. J.H.G. Gawronski and Prof. G. van Tussenbroek.

  • Start 18 Dec 2019
    End 20 Dec 2019
    Annual ACES Conference of the Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence + ACMES thesis Prize!

    20:00 - 15:30 | Event

    In numerous European cities, a variety of protest movements have been taking to the streets, using the urban arena to contest economic, social and political precarity. How can we understand such new forms of urban ...

  • 19 Dec 2019
    Technical Art History Colloquium

    17:00 - 19:00 | Event

    In this colloquium there will be four workshops led by masters of arts and crafts connected to the Scriptorium Collective: a calligrapher, a letter carver in stone, an illuminator and a book restoration expert. These ...

  • 19 Dec 2019
    Technical Art History Colloquium

    17:00 - 19:00 | Event

    The Scriptorium Collective is an independent consortium of researchers, craftsmen and curators of university libraries concerned with the production, usage and research of religious books in the wider context of book ...

  • 8 Jan 2020
    UvA celebrates its 388th anniversary

    15:00 - 17:00 | Event

    Wednesday, 8 January 2020 we will be celebrating the University of Amsterdam's 388th anniversary. We will mark this occasion, the 388th Dies Natalis, with a special session of the Doctorate Board in the University’s ...

  • 10 Jan 2020
    ACLC seminar
    ACLC Seminar | Mirjam de Jonge (Université Côte D'Azur / UvA)

    16:15 - 17:30 | Lecture

    Mirjam de Jonge, postdoc at Université Côte D'Azur and PhD candidate at the UvA, is the guest speaker at this ACLC seminar. The title and abstract of her talk will be published soon.

  • 16 Jan 2020
    ACUH Seminar: Brokers of Modernity?

    15:30 - 17:00 | Event

    Martin Kohlrausch (Leuven) will speak during this seminar organised by the Amsterdam Centre for Urban History (ACUH).