Workshop Urban communities and urban transformation in the Romanian Principalities
In the academic year 2018-2019, Alex Drace-Francis, Associate Professor of Modern European Literary and Cultural History, has been appointed Lapedatu Fellow at the New Europe College, Bucharest.
6 Mar 2019
Unleashing big data of the past: Europe builds a ‘time machine’
The European Commission has chosen Time Machine as one of six proposals to develop a large-scale research initiative. The European Time Machine project will receive 1 million euros in funding to prepare a detailed ...
1 Mar 2019
CfP Making of Humanities VIII
‘The Making of the Humanities’ conference series goes to South Africa! The University of Cape Town will host the 8th conference in the series, from 21 till 23 November 2019, at the facilities of the Faculties of ...
22 Feb 2019
Workshop: Deep History in the Long Eighteenth Century
The Amsterdam School for Historical Studies (UvA) will host a workshop on ‘deep history in the long eighteenth century’ with the prominent historian of science Martin Rudwick (University of Cambridge). We welcome ...
28 Jan 2019
Laskaridis Visiting Research Fellowships in Modern Greek Studies
The Faculty of Humanities at the University of Amsterdam invites applications for three visiting research fellowships in the field of Modern Greek Studies for early- and mid- career scholars who wish to pursue (part ...
17 Jan 2019
(Post)colonial foodways: creating, negotiating, and resisting transnational food systems
CALL FOR PAPERS Amsterdam Symposium on the History of Food 2019, (15-16 November). Deadline: 5 March 2019
16 Jan 2019
Modernism in Migration: Relocating Artists, Objects and Institutions, 1900–1960
For an upcoming issue of Stedelijk Studies, we invite scholars to explore forms of migration and their influence on the development and dissemination of modern art around the world from 1900–1960.
7 Jan 2019
Book presentation new book by Rens Bod
You are cordially invited to the book presentation of Rens Bod's new book 'Een wereld vol patronen' on 23 January at 17:00, Uitgeverij Prometeus, Herengracht 48.
3 Dec 2018
COST Action for consortium including Gerard Wiegers
A large international group of researchers including Gerard Wiegers, professor of Comparative Religious Studies at the Faculty of Humanities, has received funding for a COST Action.
28 Nov 2018
Helmer Helmers selected for The Young Academy
Helmer Helmers (ASH) has been named member of The Young Academy of the Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) together with two other UvA researchers and seven fellow academics from other universities. In ...
20 Nov 2018
New book sheds light on Dutch roots of Fair Trade Movement
Dutch activists played a pivotal role in establishing the global Fair Trade Movement. This is one of the findings of new research carried out by UvA historian Peter van Dam on the history of the movement behind the ...
20 Nov 2018
Call for Proposals | Research Innovation and Sustainability Fund
The UvA Faculty of Humanities offers a funding scheme that aims to support staff in their career development and to expand their opportunities to conduct research.
9 Nov 2018
ERC Synergy Grant for Gerard Wiegers
The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded a Synergy Grant to an international team of researchers, including prof. Gerard Wiegers, professor of Comparative Study of Religion at the Faculty of Humanities.
12 Oct 2018
Call for Papers: 2019 ESNA Conference: Frictions and friendships. Cultural encounters in the nineteenth century
June 19 – 20, 2019: The Hague, RKD – Netherlands Institute for Art History CfP Submission deadline: 01 January 2019
Organized by ESNA (European Society for Nineteenth-Century Art), RKD – Netherlands Institute for ...
12 Oct 2018
CfP History of Science and Humanities PhD Conference
The 7th edition of the biennial History of Science and Humanities PhD Conference will take place 14-15 February 2019, at Rolduc Abbey, Kerkrade. The conference aims to bring together PhD candidates in Belgium and the ...
10 Oct 2018
Call for Papers: The Thrill of the Dark
Ironbridge International Institute for Cultural Heritage, University of Birmingham UK, in partnership with the Collaborative for Cultural Heritage and Management Policy, University of Illinois, USA and Department of ...
21 Sep 2018
2 nominations on Libris History shortlist
Two ASH researchers are shortlisted for the Libris History award 2018. Gabri van Tussenbroek with "De toren van de Gouden Eeuw" and Remieg Aerts with "Thorbecke wil het".
21 Sep 2018
Remieg Aerts receives Prinsjesboekenprijs 2018
Remieg Aerts is awarded the Prinsjesboekenprijs 2018 for his biography of Johan Rudolf Thorbecke "Thorbecke wil het".
26 Aug 2018
New ASH coordinator Simon Speksnijder
As of 17 September 2018 Simon Speksnijder will be taking over as coordinator of the Amsterdam School of Historical Studies.
9 Aug 2018
Cutting Edge Research Fund | Call for proposals reopened
As of 1 September 2018, the UvA FGw Cutting Edge Research Fund will be reopened.