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Amsterdam School of Historical Studies

Representing and fostering the study of the human past from Antiquity to the present day
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30 Jan 2020 09:45 - 18:30
Organizer Ilan Peled has brought together a number of speakers on Mesopotamia and the Cuneiform World (session 1) and on Egyptology, Archaeology and Material Culture (session 2). Lightning sessions (project ...
31 Jan 2020 13:00
Josephine van den Bent, ASH PhD candidate, will defend the dissertation entitled 'Mongols in Mamluk Eyes. Representing Ethnic Others in the Medieval Middle East' supervised by Prof. Guy Geltner and Prof. Maaike van ...
3 Feb 2020 09:00 - 17:00
The course focuses on PhD candidates who want to enhance their presentation skills for lectures and conferences. | Dates Spring 2020: 2 Mondays 9:00-17:00, 3 February, 24 February
ASH integrates a variety of (inter)disciplinary perspectives, including history, history of art, literature and religious studies. It encourages collaborations between scholars along thematic lines and in terms of period.
PhD programme
ASH’s vibrant PhD community is very much at the heart of its activities. It has over 40 PhD candidates employed by the faculty and 50 registered externally or self-funded PhD candidates.
News More news
19 December 2019
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 December 2019
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 December 2019
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 ...
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