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Amsterdam Institute for Humanities Research

A broad research institute covering research in all important subdisciplines of the humanities
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11 November 2019
The Project "The Invention of the Refugee’’ just launched their website. It features blogs, news, project descriptions and future events. The website belongs to the NWO VICI programme The Invention of the Refugee in ...
11 November 2019
New book by Blandine Joret: By examining mostly unknown and uncollected texts, Blandine Joret explains Bazin's methodology and adopts it in a contemporary reading, linking his ideas to major philosophical and ...
2 November 2019
Mieke Bal has been appointed honorary doctor 2020 by the Faculty of Arts and Humanities. Mieke Bal is professor of literary theory and cultural analysis at the University of Amsterdam. She has an indisputable world ...

PhD in the Humanities

All you need to know about becoming a PhD in the Humanities: application, training and practical matters.

Research Schools

The wide range of research covered by the AIHR is organised in five research schools.

Funding Opportunities

AIHR offers strategic funds to support faculty researchers to strengthen their CV or write grant applications.
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25 Sep - 22 Nov 2019 17:00
On Wednesday, 25 September, the video installation by cultural theorist and artist Mieke Bal, titled 'Don Quijote and the problem of communication', will be opened. Her five-screen installation will be placed in the ...
8 - 27 Nov 2019
In November 2019 the Horizon2020 European MSCA project, ‘SPEME Questioning Traumatic Heritage: Spaces of Memory in Europe, Argentina, Colombia’, will hold its annual meeting and research activities in Amsterdam. The ...
15 - 16 Nov 2019
The Dutch Research School of Philosophy (OZSW) is a collaboration of the faculties of 11 Dutch universities. It facilitates and stimulates research collaboration between the participating universities, and offers ...