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Results: 1 - 20 of 739
  • 11 Aug 2020
    New interns joined the Amsterdam Wax-Resin Project

    The Amsterdam Wax-Resin Project welcomes Liz Hébert and Momoko Okuyama, first year students in Master of Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Heritage, specialty paintings at the University of Amsterdam.

  • 10 Aug 2020
    New PhD candidate for ACLC

    The new PhD candidate for the Amsterdam Center for Language and Communication (ACLC) has been announced. Lani Freeborn will soon start her project on foreign language aptitude.

  • 7 Aug 2020
    Mass graves provide new evidence of violence against women in Franco's Spain

    Women suffered gender-specific violence during the Spanish Civil War and Franco's dictatorship, says archaeologist and forensic anthropologist Laura Muñoz-Encinar in a recent publication. The researcher excavated ...

  • 7 Aug 2020
    Sebastiaan Broere awarded best journal article award

    The Society for the History of Psychology has awarded Sebastiaan Broere with the Best Journal Article Award for his article “Picturing Ethnopsychology: A Colonial Psychiatrist’s Struggles to Examine Javanese Minds, ...

  • 24 Jul 2020
    Nadica Denic receives a NWO PhD in the Humanities Fellowship

    The title of her project is: "Cinematic Ethics of Migration: Auto-Ethnographic Migrant Perspectives in Contemporary Documentary". Patricia Pisters and Carolyn Birdsall are the supervisors.

  • 24 Jul 2020
    Four talented Humanities PhD candidates receive NWO funding

    Amir Taha (ARTES), Nadica Denić (ASCA), Evgeniia Khristoforova and Harriet Reynolds (both ACLC) have received funding for their doctoral research at the UvA through the NWO programme PhDs in the Humanities. ...

  • 24 Jul 2020
    Vier talentvolle geesteswetenschappen-promovendi ontvangen NWO-financiering

    Amir Taha (ARTES), Nadica Denić (ASCA), Evgeniia Khristoforova en Harriet Reynolds (beide ACLC) ontvangen via het NWO-programma Promoties in de geesteswetenschappen financiering voor hun promotieonderzoek aan de UvA. ...

  • 14 Jul 2020
    European research institutes advocate a more ambitious EU budget

    More than 800 universities are calling on the European Council to come up with more far-reaching ambitions for European research, innovation and education. The current budget is insufficient, in their view.

  • 9 Jul 2020
    Digitale erfgoedcollecties beter toegankelijk maken via ‘transfer learning’

    Giovanni Colavizza (Mediastudies) ontvangt financiering voor zijn out-of-the-box onderzoeksidee voor het inzetten van overdrachtleertechnieken om gedigitaliseerde erfgoedcollecties beter toegankelijk te maken voor ...

  • 8 Jul 2020
    Digital Infrastructure Grant for Cross-media Research awarded to Julia Noordegraaf

    Last year, the Dutch council for the Social Sciences and Humanities announced its plans to structurally invest in digital infrastructure for SSH research, as a means to respond to the major challenges of big data, ...

  • 8 Jul 2020
    Florence Evans, New AHM Funded PhD Candidate

    It is a great pleasure to announce that the 2020 AHM Funded PhD position has been offered to Florence Evans. Evans holds a Masters in History of Art and Visual Culture from St. Anne’s College at the University of Oxford.

  • 8 Jul 2020
    Dr. Colin Sterling, New AHM Assistant Professor of Memory and Museums

    From January 2021, Dr. Colin Sterling will join AHM as an Assistant Professor of Memory and Museums. Sterling is currently an AHRC Research Fellow at UCL Institute of Archaeology. He was previously a Post-Doctoral ...

  • 3 Jul 2020
    Eight UvA researchers test innovative ideas using Idea Generator funding

    Eight UvA researchers have had their proposals for out-of-the-box research ideas awarded funding from the Dutch Research Agenda’s Idea Generator programme. The researchers will each receive 50,000 euros to further ...

  • 2 Jul 2020
    New PhD candidates for the Humanities research schools

    The research schools of the Faculty of Humanities (ACLC, AHM, ARTES, ASCA, ASH and the interfaculty institute ILLC) have been working on recruiting new PhD candidates – one for each school. Five out of six positions ...

  • 1 Jul 2020
    Nieuwe promovendi voor de onderzoeksscholen van de FGw

    De onderzoekscholen van de Faculteit der Geesteswetenschappen (ACLC, AHM, ARTES, ASCA, ASH en interfacultair instituut ILLC) hebben de afgelopen periode geworven voor nieuwe promovendi, één voor elke school. ...

  • 30 Jun 2020
    Scandinavism Overlapping and Competing Identities in the Nordic World 1770 - 1919.

    Promotie Tim van Gerven.

  • 29 Jun 2020
    ASCA Book Award for Eva Meijer

    The 2020 ASCA Award Committee, consisting of Julian Isenia, Patricia Pisters and meLê Yamomo, gave the ASCA Book Award to Eva Meijer for her book: "When Animals Speak:  Toward an Interspecies Democracy". New York: ...

  • 29 Jun 2020
    ASCA Article Award for Shuaishuai Wang

    The 2020 ASCA Award Committee, consisting of Julian Isenia, Patricia Pisters and meLê Yamomo, gave the ASCA Article Award to Shuaishuai Wang for his article: "Live Streaming, Intimate Situations, and the Circulation ...

  • 29 Jun 2020
    ASCA Dissertation Award for Natasha Basu

    The 2020 ASCA Award Committee, consisting of Julian Isenia, Patricia Pisters and meLê Yamomo, gave the ASCA Dissertation Award to Natasha Basu for her dissertation: "Is this Civil? Transnationalism, Migration and ...

  • 10 Jun 2020
    Julia Noordegraaf and Bernhard Rieder receive PDI-SSH funding

    The Platform Digital Infrastructure SSH has granted funding to Humanities researchers Julia Noordegraaf (professor of Digital Heritage) and Bernhard Rieder (Associate Professor of New Media and Digital Culture) for ...