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Results: 1 - 20 of 808
  • Anne-Mieke Thieme wins EFNIL Master's Thesis Competition
    11 Jun 2021
    The European Federation of National Institutions for Language (EFNIL) has announced Anne-Mieke Thieme as one of the winners of the Master's Thesis Award.
  • UvA ranked number one Dutch university in QS World University Rankings
    9 Jun 2021
    The University of Amsterdam (UvA) has climbed six spots in this year’s QS World University Rankings, and is now 55th in the world. This places the UvA as the top Dutch university on the list and within the top 5% ...
  • New Book: Tarja Laine
    8 Jun 2021
    'Emotional Ethics of The Hunger Games' (Palgrave Macmillan 2021) expands the ‘ethical turn’ in Film Studies by analysing emotions as a source of ethical knowledge in 'The Hunger Games' films.
  • Daniëlle Slootjes. Foto: Kirsten van Santen
    Daniëlle Slootjes appointed professor of Ancient History 
    1 Jun 2021
    Dr Daniëlle Slootjes (1975) has been appointed professor of Ancient History at the Faculty of Humanities of the University of Amsterdam (UvA).
  • New ASCA PhD: Pinar Türer
    31 May 2021
    The ASCA selection committee 2021, consisting of Maria Boletsi, Sudeep Dasgupta, Stefan Niklas, Esther Peeren, and Tjalling Valdes Olmos, has selected Pinar Türer and her project on the Ethics of Intimacy out of 464 ...
  • Serena Ferente appointed Professor of Medieval History
    28 May 2021
    Dr Serena Ferente has been appointed professor of Medieval History at the Faculty of Humanities at the University of Amsterdam (UvA).
  • Gaston Franssen at IAS
    26 May 2021
    During the academic year 2021-2022, Gaston Franssen will be affiliated with the UvA Institute for Advanced Study as a research fellow. At IAS, Franssen will work on a project focusing on ‘diagnostic cultures’ in ...
  • DSC awards funding for Data-Driven Research at the Faculty of Humanities
    25 May 2021
    Through the Accelerate Programme, the UvA Data Science Centre (DSC) has awarded funding for three proposals at the Faculty of Humanities. This is to enhance research into cultural data collection and linking, ...
  • Repair Lab to experiment with models of ownership of colonial heritage
    21 May 2021
    Many museums in Europe and beyond are wrestling with their colonial collections. What should happen with these objects that were acquired in the colonial past? And which role can this heritage play in improving ...
  • Palestine Solidarity Statement
    21 May 2021
    We, the Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis (ASCA) at the University of Amsterdam, condemn the brutal Israeli assaults against the Palestinians and stand in solidarity with the Palestinian people who are rising up ...
  • Public lectures Laskaridis Fellows in Modern Greek Studies
    6 May 2021
    The Faculty of Humanities hosts three Marilena Laskaridis Visiting Research Fellow in Modern Greek Studies in the academic year 2020/2021. On 9 April, 28 May and on a third day (t.b.a.) each Research Fellow will give ...
  • Danielle van den Heuvel wins ‘Science communication by scientists: Appreciated!’ prize
    22 Apr 2021
    The Freedom of the streets team, led by Danielle van den Heuvel has won the KNAW science communication award. This prize is instituted by The Dutch Minister of Education, Culture and Science.
  • Slavery in the Cultural Imagination
    20 Apr 2021
    Call for Papers: Slavery in the Cultural Imagination. Voices of Dissent in the Neerlandophone Space, 17th-21st Century | Confirmed keynotes: Hasana Sharp (McGill University) and Marlene Daut (University of Virginia).
  • Vacancy: Assistant professor (UD) Contemporary Art
    15 Apr 2021
    The Department of Art and Culture Studies in the Faculty of Humanities is looking for an Assistant professor (UD) with a research focus on the role of contemporary art and its institutions in relation to issues such ...
  • Vacancy: Assistant professor (UD) Digital Media and Cultural Heritage
    15 Apr 2021
    The Department of Media Studies in the Faculty of Humanities is looking for an Assistant professor (UD) with a research focus on digital technologies and the ways in which they influence the production, transmission ...
  • Four UvA researchers receive NWO-Vici grants worth 1.5 million euros
    14 Apr 2021
    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded Vici grants worth 1.5 million euros to four prominent UvA researchers Rene Gerritsma, Erik Rietveld, Floris Roelofsen and Chris Slootweg. The ...
  • Red Terror Martyrs' Memorial Museum, Ethiopia (Photo: Adam Jones)
    Broadening and internationalisation: 20th anniversary Holocaust and Genocide Studies at the UvA
    8 Apr 2021
    This month, the UvA and the NIOD Institute for War, Holocaust and Genocide Studies reflect on the 20th anniversary of the study and research programme Holocaust and Genocide Studies in the Netherlands. What once ...
  • Strijdvaardig leven In het spoor van Socrates, Seneca en de samoerai
    8 Apr 2021
    New book by Pablo Lamberti (ASCA) published by Boom.
  • FGW RIS Fund 2021 | Call for proposals
    6 Apr 2021
    The UvA Faculty of Humanities offers the Research Innovation and Sustainability (RIS) Fund that aims at supporting staff with research time in their career development and expanding their opportunities to conduct ...
  • UvA Crisis Monitor update: Lots of stress and high study/work pressure among students and staff
    30 Mar 2021
    The degree of stress and study pressure among students is high and has been steadily increasing in recent weeks. Stress and work pressure among employees are fairly stable over time, but also high. This is evident ...