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Results: 1 - 20 of 620
  • 24 May 2019
    Vidi grant awarded to 11 UvA and AMC-UvA researchers

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

  • 23 May 2019
    UvA appoints third University Professor AI

    The University of Amsterdam (UvA) has appointed Prof. Tobias Blanke as University Professor of Humanities and AI, effective 1 August 2019. Tobias Blanke is the third of four new University Professors at the UvA and ...

  • 23 May 2019
    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 ...

  • 10 May 2019
    Faculty of Humanities unveils painting of five female professors

    A group portrait of five iconic female professors who have had a major impact on the Faculty of Humanities has been unveiled in the central hall of the Bushuis. With this painting, made by the artist Rogier Willems, ...

  • 9 May 2019
    Open invitation to EHRI conferences on Holocaust Studies

    Early July, the European Holocaust Research Infrastructure (EHRI), organises two conferences on Holocaust Studies in Amsterdam.

  • 9 May 2019
    Bootcamp for Humanities: Start your company in one week!

    Are you a student or researcher with a great business idea, but don’t know where to start? Join the Bootcamp for Humanities where we will teach you the basics of developing your concept into a successful company.

  • 8 May 2019
    Creating a safe university environment

    Universities stand for ensuring a safe environment for students, employees and visitors. At the UvA as well, collegiality, integrity, equality and respect are of the utmost importance. All Dutch universities ...

  • 26 Apr 2019
    Positive assessment for UvA in Institutional Quality Assurance Audit finalised

    The positive assessment that the Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders (NVAO) issued to the University of Amsterdam (UvA) in the Institutional Quality Assurance Audit has become final. This ...

  • 25 Apr 2019
    BA English Language and Culture launches new track ‘World Literatures in English’

    From September 2019, the English Department of the University of Amsterdam is introducing a new dual-track model for its Bachelor’s programme English Language and Culture. The new programme offers the opportunity for ...

  • 16 Apr 2019
    Frans Oort appointed Open Science coordinator at the UvA

    As of 1 May 2019, Prof. Frans Oort will serve as the UvA's Open Science coordinator. This position has been created to guide the transition to Open Science in a way that suits the UvA and its staff. Oort will combine ...

  • 12 Apr 2019
    UvA appoints second University Professor Artificial Intelligence

    The University of Amsterdam (UvA) has appointed Dr Ivana Išgum as University Professor of AI and Medical Imaging, effective 1 September 2019. Ivana Išgum is the second of four new University Professors at the UvA and ...

  • 10 Apr 2019
    In Memoriam Margriet Heim

    We are sad to let you know that Wednesday, 3 April, Margriet Heim (1955-2019) passed away. 

  • 25 Mar 2019
    Irene de Jong appointed as Norwegian Academy member

    Irene de Jong, professor of Ancient Greek at the UvA, has been selected as a member of The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters.

  • 20 Mar 2019
    Call for papers: Racial Orders, Racist Borders

    Call for Papers: Sixth Annual ACGS Conference, 17-18 October 2019, University of Amsterdam. Deadline for contributions: 15 May 2019

  • 20 Mar 2019
    Call for Papers: Sixth Annual ACGS Conference

    Around the world, racist discourses, attitudes, and practices have moved from the fringes into the mainstream, putting core democratic values under pressure. Familiar racial orders have resurfaced and reinforced ...

  • 19 Mar 2019
    Against the Grain: The Ethics, Poetics and Politics of Contrarian Speech

    Symposium at the University of Amsterdam, 5th – 7th June 2019 | Keynote speakers: Sarah Clancy, Jim Hicks, Frank Keizer | Deadline for proposals: 10th April 2019 | Dates: The event will commence in the late afternoon ...

  • 14 Mar 2019
    UvA to assess cost-efficiency of future building projects

    As the University of Amsterdam (UvA) continues to grow, so does its need for high-quality, sustainable, healthy buildings. Real estate projects are currently in the works at Amsterdam Science Park, in the University ...

  • 11 Mar 2019
    Archaeology book ‘Spul’ voted ‘Best Book Design from all over the World’

    Spul (Stuff), a catalogue containing archaeological artifacts unearthed during the excavation work for the Noord/Zuidlijn (North-South metro line) in Amsterdam, has been voted the ‘Best Book Design from all over the ...

  • 6 Mar 2019
    Unleashing big data of the past: Europe builds a ‘time machine’

    The European Commission has chosen Time Machine as one of six proposals to develop a large-scale research initiative. The European Time Machine project will receive 1 million euros in funding to prepare a detailed ...

  • 28 Feb 2019
    Four humanities researchers to conduct research at UvA with Marie Curie Fellowship

    Four talented researchers in the humanities have been awarded a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship to conduct research at the University of Amsterdam (UvA): Giulia Frezza (Amsterdam Center for Language and ...