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Results: 641 - 660 of 691
  • 5 Jun 2014
    Old Map Brazil
    Dutch legacy had major impact on Brazil

    The Dutch presence in Brazil during the 17th century had a major impact on the whole of the New World. In 'The Legacy of Dutch Brazil', twelve international academics explain why. University of Amsterdam (UvA) ...

  • 2 Jun 2014
    Landscape consumption
    Newly published: The Landscape of Consumption

    This volume brings together research on retailing and shopping and their embeddedness in urban space, themes that have attracted wide interest in recent decades.

  • 2 Jun 2014
    News and the Changing Culture of Public Information

    The Huizinga Institute for Cultural History will organize a Summer School on (the history of) news culture at Amsterdam on 16-18 June 2014. ASCH researchers Helmer Helmers and Michiel van Groesen are members of the ...

  • 2 Jun 2014
    M. van Groesen
    VIDI award for Michiel van Groesen

    Dr Michiel van Groesen (Early Modern History) has been awarded a VIDI grant (€800,000) as part of the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) Innovational Research Incentives Scheme. His project is ...

  • 26 May 2014
    Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research
    UvA awarded record number of Vidi grants

    Nineteen UvA researchers have been awarded a Vidi grant as part of the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) Innovational Research Incentives Scheme. Having secured 19 of the 88 grant allocations for ...

  • 16 May 2014
    ASCA
    VIDI Robin Celikates: Transformations of Civil Disobedience

    Robin Celikates receives a NWO VIDI Grant for his project: Transformations of Civil Disobedience: Democratization, Globalization, Digitalization.

  • 14 May 2014
    ASCA
    2014 ASCA Awards

    2014 ASCA Awards announced by the ASCA Awards Committee: Joost de Bloois, Leila Cherribi, Niall Martin

  • 28 Apr 2014
    Lintje onderscheiding
    Royal honours for three UvA academics

    On Friday, 25 April, linguist Anne Baker, physics historian Anne Kox and teacher trainer Ries Sieswerda were named Knight of the Order of the Netherlands Lion, Officer of the Order of Orange-Nassau and Knight of the ...

  • 22 Apr 2014
    Dr. J. Symonds (James)
    James Symonds, professor of Historical Archaeology (North of the Alps)

    Prof. J. Symonds (1962) has been appointed professor of Historical Archaeology (North of the Alps) at the University of Amsterdam's (UvA) Faculty of Humanities.

  • 10 Apr 2014
    Prof. dr. C.M. (Christa-Maria) Lerm Hayes
    Christa-Maria Lerm Hayes, professor of Modern and Contemporary Art History

    Prof. C. M. Lerm Hayes (1967) has been appointed professor of Modern and Contemporary Art History at the University of Amsterdam's (UvA) Faculty of Humanities.

  • 24 Mar 2014
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    War museums more popular than ever

    Seventy years after the liberation, interest in recalling the Second World War continues undiminished. The Netherlands has no fewer than 83 museums whose primary focus is on the Second World War, and this number only ...

  • 18 Mar 2014
    Claartje Wesselink
    Not all ‘questionable’ artists came to a bad end

    A recurring image in the media and literature is that of the ‘questionable’ artist who, having chosen the wrong side during World War Two, saw his career go up in smoke when branded as a collaborator afterwards. ...

  • 17 Mar 2014
    Huub Dijstelbloem
    Huub Dijstelbloem, professor of Philosophy of Science and Politics

    Dr H.O. Dijstelbloem (1969) has been appointed professor of Philosophy of Science and Politics at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Humanities.

  • 10 Mar 2014
    leeslijst van 19de-eeuwse Nlse leesclubs
    Reading lists of 19th century Dutch reading groups remarkably international

    Little patriotic literature was read in reading groups in the North Netherlands (the present-day Netherlands) during the period of the United Kingdom of the Netherlands (1815-1830). In fact, a large part of the ...

  • 10 Mar 2014
    THE World Reputation Rankings
    UvA rises in THE World Reputation Rankings

    Following up on last year’s strong performance, the University of Amsterdam has risen in the latest THE World Reputation Rankings 2014.

  • 27 Feb 2014
    QS World University Rankings
    Nine UvA subject areas listed in QS World University Rankings top 50

    In the QS World University Rankings by Subject, published on Wednesday 26 February, nine of the University of Amsterdam's (UvA) subject areas are in the top 50. Communication & Media Studies is the highest ranked ...

  • 24 Feb 2014
    Logo European Research Council
    Martin Stokhof appointed member of ERC Scientific Council

    The European Commission has appointed Martin Stokhof, professor of Philosophy of Language at the University of Amsterdam (UvA), as a member of the Scientific Council of the European Research Council (ERC). Stokhof, ...

  • 8 Jan 2014
    Europa-Flickr-CreativeCommons-Bildbunt
    UvA and VU pool knowledge on Europe

    The new Amsterdam Centre for Contemporary European Studies (ACCESS EUROPE), run jointly by VU University Amsterdam (VU) and the University of Amsterdam (UvA), has been set up to gain a better understanding of the ...

  • 2 Jan 2014
    Differences in rhythm perception between human and non-human primates

    Despite their genetic proximity, human and non-human primates differ in their capacity for beat induction, which is the ability to perceive a regular pulse in music or auditory stimuli and accordingly align motor ...

  • 19 Dec 2013
    Federico Gobbo
    Frederico Gobbo, professor by special appointment of Interlinguistics and Esperanto

    Dr F. Gobbo (1974) has been appointed professor by special appointment of Interlinguistics and Esperanto at the University of Amsterdam's (UvA) Faculty of Humanities. The chair was established on behalf of the ...