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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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29 Jan 2020 15:30
We invite you all to join the Premodern Healthscaping team to make a focused intervention on Public Health History and a handful of related entries on Wikipedia in languages other than English, Dutch, Italian, French ...
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 ...
30 Jan 2020 16:30 - 19:30
The international and Dutch students of the MA Museum Studies of the University of Amsterdam present on the 30th of January the theme of MuseumCamp 2020, which will be held on the 13th-15th May, 2020.
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.
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27 January 2020
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 ...
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.
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