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Results: 1 - 20 of 712
  • 26 May 2020
    Stephan Besser awarded fellowship at NIAS-KNAW

    Stephan Besser (senior lecturer Modern Dutch Literature, ASCA) has been selected for a stay at the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences (NIAS-KNAW) in Amsterdam. The ...

  • 19 May 2020
    Three UvA researchers receive grants from Science Diplomacy Fund

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) is awarding funding to three UvA projects from the new Science Diplomacy Fund. The projects are led by Michael Kemper (European Studies), Valeria ...

  • 18 May 2020
    SIGN-HUB's documentary: 'We were there – we are here'

    The 40-minute documentary movie 'We were there – we are here' includes short fragments from the 137 interviews that were conducted in Germany, Italy, The Netherlands, Spain, and Turkey in the context of the SIGN-HUB ...

  • 13 May 2020
    How did the old masters make their ultramarine?

    Researchers at the Rijksmuseum, the University of Amsterdam, VU Amsterdam and the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (ESRF) have developed a method that reveals how the costly pigment ultramarine was prepared ...

  • 12 May 2020
    Stefania Milan starts ‘COVID-19 from the margins’ blog

    Many social groups and geographical areas are virtually absent from the narration of the COVID-19 emergency. They are given a voice in a new blog co-organised and co-edited by Stefania Milan, Associate Professor of ...

  • 12 May 2020
    Promotie Jan Rotmans over 'Verlicht pessimisme'

    Historici zouden systematisch aandacht moeten besteden aan de manieren waarop denkers vroeger naar de toekomst keken. Die gedachte staat centraal in het proefschrift 'Enlightened Pessimism: Republican Decline in ...

  • 7 May 2020
    Dissertatieprijs Stichting Praemium Erasmianum voor twee FGw'ers

    Janna Coomans en Milton Fernando González Rodriguez hebben met hun proefschriften een Dissertatieprijs van de Stichting Praemium Erasmianum gewonnen. De prijzen worden jaarlijks toegekend aan jonge academici in de ...

  • 30 Apr 2020
    PhD Position Oncology-Related Communication Disorders

    The ACLC and Netherlands Cancer Institute (NKI) are looking for a PhD student to work on a project funded by Atos Medical AB (Sweden). The overall goal of the project is to develop a predictive framework for speech ...

  • 29 Apr 2020
    Thomas Poell, professor of Data, Culture & Institutions

    Dr T. Poell (1973) has been appointed professor of Data, Culture & Institutions at the Faculty of Humanities at the University of Amsterdam.

  • 27 Apr 2020
    Sheikh Zayed Book Award for Richard van Leeuwen

    The Sheikh Zayed Book Award, and its associated accolades, are presented annually to outstanding writers, intellectuals, and publishers, as well as young talent whose writing and translation in humanities objectively ...

  • 23 Apr 2020
    UvA students and researchers compete in AI Song Contest

    Can artificial intelligence help compose a successful Eurovision hit? Team Can AI Kick It, consisting for the most part of staff and students from the University of Amsterdam and the University of Utrecht as well as ...

  • 18 Apr 2020
    Imagining institutions otherwise: Art, Politics, and State Transformation

    Vacancies for two PhD researchers and a postdoc in the Vidi project led by Chiara de Cesari

  • 16 Apr 2020
    UvA researchers document how citizens experience corona times

    Tobias Blanke (professor of Humanities and AI) and Julia Noordegraaf (professor of Digital Heritage) have taken the initiative to collect sources related to the COVID-19 crisis. This mainly involves collecting and ...

  • 16 Apr 2020
    UvA-wetenschappers documenteren invloed coronacrisis op dagelijks leven

    UvA-hoogleraren Julia Noordegraaf (Digitaal erfgoed) en Tobias Blanke (Humanities and AI) hebben het initiatief genomen om bronnen te verzamelen die betrekking hebben op de huidige coronacrisis. Het gaat daarbij met ...

  • 16 Apr 2020
    NWO funding for research into scientists’ behaviour during ‘coronavirus infodemic’

    Digital humanities scientist Giovanni Colavizza has been granted NWO funding for a research project that seeks to provide scientists and governments with reliable information in the battle against COVID-19. The World ...

  • 15 Apr 2020
    NWO-subsidie voor onderzoek naar omgang met 'corona-infodemie'

    Giovanni Colavizza, onderzoeker op het gebied van digital humanities, ontvangt van NWO subsidie voor een project dat wetenschappers en overheden moet helpen aan betrouwbare informatie in de strijd tegen het ...

  • 3 Apr 2020
    Articulating belonging: translingualism, belonging and the creation of South African social collectivities

    Call for papers University of Amsterdam and Ghent University, 12 and 13 November 2020, Amsterdam.

  • 23 Mar 2020
    CfP ALCS Postgraduate Colloquium

    The Association for Low Countries Studies is delighted to announce its third postgraduate colloquium, “City Lights”. Proposals are invited from PhD candidates and early career researchers in the humanities and social ...

  • 12 Mar 2020
    Four researchers receive support from UvA FGw Aspasia Fund

    Annet Dekker (ASCA), Tatiana Markaki (ARTES), Leonie Schmidt (ASCA) and Katrin Schulz (ILLC) have been awarded a temporary release from teaching duties to enable them to strengthen their CV and/or prepare ...

  • 10 Mar 2020
    Carl Deussen received grant Fritz Thyssen Stiftung

    Carl Deussen, external PhD candidate at ASH, has been awarded €120,000 over two years by the Fritz Thyssen Stiftung to conduct his doctoral research and be embedded at the Rautenstrauch-Joest-Museum in Cologne. Carl ...