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  • 30 Jan 2020
    Op zoek naar de kansen en risico’s van webcamseks

    Platformen voor webcamseks vormen wereldwijd een miljardenindustrie. Maar hoe werken ze precies en wie verdient er geld mee? En hoe zit het eigenlijk met de regulering? Mediawetenschapper Thomas Poell en hoogleraar ...

  • 27 Jan 2020
    Michiel van Kempen awarded by Hungarian Academy of Sciences

    Michiel van Kempen received the “Pro Cooperatione” award for his teaching at Hungarian universities, his contributions in Hungarian journals and the Erasmus partnership he co-initiated between the UvA and the ...

  • 27 Jan 2020
    Gregory Spragrue Prize for Wibertson Julian Isenia

    PhD candidate Wigbertson Julian Isenia received an honourable mention for the Gregory Spragrue Prize from the Committee on LGBT History for his article "Looking for kambrada: Sexuality and social anxieties in the ...

  • 23 Jan 2020
    NWO funding for interdisciplinary projects on digitalisation

    The NWO has awarded funding (between 275,000 and 750,000 euros) to nine interdisciplinary research proposals on digitalisation submitted by humanities researchers and social scientists. Researchers from the UvA's ...

  • 22 Jan 2020
    NWO-subsidie voor interdisciplinaire projecten over digitalisering

    NWO heeft aan negen interdisciplinaire onderzoeksvoorstellen in de sociale en geesteswetenschappen op het gebied van digitalisering een subsidie toegekend van tussen de 275.000 en 750.000 euro. Bij twee van de ...

  • 17 Jan 2020
    New Book: Einstein on the Beach: Opera beyond Drama

    Eds. Jelena Novak and John Richardson | This book resulted from the 2013 ASCA conference "Einstein on the Beach: Opera after Drama" organized by Jelena Novak and Sander van Maas.

  • 14 Jan 2020
    The platformization of the global sex industry: Markets, morals, and mass intimacy

    Open Competition on Digitisation project by Olav Velthuis (UvA) and Thomas Poell (UvA) awarded | This project studies the spectacular rise of webcam sex platforms, such as Chaturbate, or Myfreecams. What is ...

  • 13 Jan 2020
    Soapbox Call for Papers: 2.1 ‘Contamination’Contribute to the third issue of our research journal

    For the third issue of Soapbox, a graduate peer-reviewed journal for cultural analysis, we invite young researchers to submit abstracts that critically engage with the concept of ‘contamination.’ Please submit your ...

  • 13 Jan 2020
    The Roma and Their Struggle for Identity in Contemporary Europe

    Edited by Huub van Baar and Angéla Kóczé | Foreword by Malachi H. Hacohen

  • 9 Jan 2020
    Historian Peyman Jafari speaks about mounting tensions between US and Iran

    On Friday, 3 January, the American army assassinated the Iranian general Qasem Soleimani. Iran retaliated by launching missiles at the Al Asad air base near Baghdad, Iraq, at which US forces are stationed, apparently ...

  • 9 Jan 2020
    Historicus Peyman Jafari over oplopende spanningen tussen VS en Iran

    Op vrijdag 3 januari doodde het Amerikaanse leger de Iraanse generaal Qassem Soleimani. Wie was hij en wat heeft zijn dood voor gevolgen? UvA-historicus en Iran-kenner Peyman Jafari was te gast bij verschillende ...

  • 19 Dec 2019
    Uğur Ümit Üngör, professor by special appointment of Holocaust and Genocide Studies

    Dr Uğur Ümit Üngör (1980) has been appointed professor by special appointment of Holocaust and Genocide Studies at the Faculty of Humanities of the University of Amsterdam (UvA), as of 1 February 2020. The special ...

  • 17 Dec 2019
    Mario Damen awarded NIAS Fellowship

    Mario Damen has been awarded a five month fellowship at the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences (NIAS) in 2021.

  • 16 Dec 2019
    Maartje van Gelder appointed ASH director

    Maartje van Gelder, Associate Professor in Early Modern History, has been appointed as the new director of the Amsterdam School of Historical Studies. From 1 February she will be the successor of Guy Geltner, who ...

  • 16 Dec 2019
    Call for a thematic workshop as part of SMART 2020

    UvA Humanities researchers are invited to submit workshop proposals for 2500 euros in all areas of the Humanities and Cognitive Science by 31 December 2019.

  • 13 Dec 2019
    PhD position in the e-LADDA project by Stefania Milan

    e-LADDA (Early Language Development in the Digital Age) is a Marie Curie International Training Network. Stefania Milan is the PI for the UvA. She is hiring one PhD candidate at the UvA for the project: "Apps for ...

  • 10 Dec 2019
    ERC Consolidator Grant awarded to Artemy Kalinovsky

    Eastern Europe expert Artemy Kalinovsky is one out of seven UvA researchers to receive a Consolidator Grant from the European Research Council (ERC). This prestigious grant is awarded to individual researchers and ...

  • 10 Dec 2019
    ERC Consolidator Grant toegekend aan Artemy Kalinovsky

    Oost-Europa-onderzoeker Artemy Kalinovsky is een van de zeven UvA-wetenschappers die een Consolidator Grant van de European Research Council (ERC) toegekend hebben gekregen. De prestigieuze subsidie is ...

  • 10 Dec 2019
    Seven UvA researchers receive ERC Consolidator Grants

    The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded Consolidator Grants to neuroscientist Birte Forstmann, Eastern Europe researcher Artemy Kalinovsky, clinical hematologist Arnon Kater, behavourial scientist Shaul ...

  • 9 Dec 2019
    AHM and AUP launch International Journal of Heritage, Memory and Conflict

    In collaboration with the Amsterdam University Press, the Amsterdam School for Heritage, Memory and Material Culture (AHM) has launched the new international peer reviewed open access journal International Journal of ...