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Results: 1 - 20 of 303
Results: 1 - 20 of 303
  • 2 Jul 2020
    New PhD candidates for the Humanities research schools

    The research schools of the Faculty of Humanities (ACLC, AHM, ARTES, ASCA, ASH and the interfaculty institute ILLC) have been working on recruiting new PhD candidates – one for each school. Five out of six positions ...

  • 1 Jul 2020
    Nieuwe promovendi voor de onderzoeksscholen van de FGw

    De onderzoekscholen van de Faculteit der Geesteswetenschappen (ACLC, AHM, ARTES, ASCA, ASH en interfacultair instituut ILLC) hebben de afgelopen periode geworven voor nieuwe promovendi, één voor elke school. ...

  • 7 Jun 2020
    Danielle van den Heuvel granted IAS Fellowship

    Danielle van den Heuvel has been granted a fellowship at the Institute of Advanced Study (IAS) of the UvA for the project '(Why) do women disappear from the streets as cities modernize? '. The fellowship will start ...

  • 3 Jun 2020
    Mario Damen awarded fellowship at Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study

    Mario Damen, senior lecturer in medieval history, has been selected for a stay at the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences (NIAS-KNAW) in Amsterdam. The NIAS Fellowship ...

  • 28 May 2020
    Call for applications | AIHR PhD Finishing Fellowships

    The Faculty of Humanities invites applications for PhD Finishing Fellowships, tenable from January 1, 2021. Deadline for applications: October 1, 2020.

  • 25 May 2020
    David Rijser wint OIKOS publieksprijs

    Het bestuur van OIKOS, de nationale onderzoekschool voor studie sop het gebeid van de klassieke oudheid, heeft de OIKOS Publieksprijs toegekend aan David Rijser, UD Latijn bij de UvA en sinds 2019 ook bijzonder ...

  • 13 May 2020
    How did the old masters make their ultramarine?

    Researchers at the Rijksmuseum, the University of Amsterdam, VU Amsterdam and the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (ESRF) have developed a method that reveals how the costly pigment ultramarine was prepared ...

  • 12 May 2020
    Frank van Vree over de toespraak van koning Willem-Alexander

    Frank van Vree, directeur van het NIOD en hoogleraar Geschiedenis van oorlog, conflict en herinnering aan de UvA, gaf de afgelopen dagen in verschillende media tekst en uitleg bij de woorden van koning ...

  • 12 May 2020
    Promotie Jan Rotmans over 'Verlicht pessimisme'

    Historici zouden systematisch aandacht moeten besteden aan de manieren waarop denkers vroeger naar de toekomst keken. Die gedachte staat centraal in het proefschrift 'Enlightened Pessimism: Republican Decline in ...

  • 7 May 2020
    Dissertatieprijs Stichting Praemium Erasmianum voor twee FGw'ers

    Janna Coomans en Milton Fernando González Rodriguez hebben met hun proefschriften een Dissertatieprijs van de Stichting Praemium Erasmianum gewonnen. De prijzen worden jaarlijks toegekend aan jonge academici in de ...

  • 27 Apr 2020
    Maartje van Gelder awarded RSA–Patricia H. Labalme Fellowship

    Maartje van Gelder has been awarded the Patricia H. Labalme Fellowship by the Renaissance Society of America for the project “Protest in the Piazza. Popular Politics in Early Modern Venice”. This is a one-month ...

  • 23 Apr 2020
    New Call for Papers and Panels ‘The Making of the Humanities IX’

    Due to COVID-19, the 9th Making of the Humanities conference has been postponed until 2021, please check the new deadlines. The Making of the Humanities conference is going to Barcelona! The Universitat Pompeu ...

  • 23 Mar 2020
    CfP ALCS Postgraduate Colloquium

    The Association for Low Countries Studies is delighted to announce its third postgraduate colloquium, “City Lights”. Proposals are invited from PhD candidates and early career researchers in the humanities and social ...

  • 12 Mar 2020
    Four researchers receive support from UvA FGw Aspasia Fund

    Annet Dekker (ASCA), Tatiana Markaki (ARTES), Leonie Schmidt (ASCA) and Katrin Schulz (ILLC) have been awarded a temporary release from teaching duties to enable them to strengthen their CV and/or prepare ...

  • 12 Mar 2020
    FGw Aspasia Fund toegekend aan vier onderzoekers

    Annet Dekker (ASCA), Tatiana Markaki (ARTES), Leonie Schmidt (ASCA) and Katrin Schulz (ILLC) hebben een tijdelijke vrijstelling van hun onderwijstaken gekregen dankzij het FGw Aspasia Fund. Het UvA FGw Aspasia Fund ...

  • 10 Mar 2020
    Carl Deussen received grant Fritz Thyssen Stiftung

    Carl Deussen, external PhD candidate at ASH, has been awarded €120,000 over two years by the Fritz Thyssen Stiftung to conduct his doctoral research and be embedded at the Rautenstrauch-Joest-Museum in Cologne. Carl ...

  • 28 Feb 2020
    Vossius Fund for Research Fellows open for applications

    The Vossius Center offers funding for Research Fellows. The next deadline is 20 April 2020 for fellowships between September 2020 and June 2021.

  • 14 Feb 2020
    In memoriam Eddy Grootes

    Eddy Grootes (1936), emeritus professor Historical Dutch Literature, has passed away on 5 February 2020. Eddy Grootes was the first director of the Institute of Culture and History (ICG), the predecessor institution ...

  • 13 Feb 2020
    Marie Curie Fellowships awarded to three UvA researchers in the Humanities

    Three talented researchers of the Faculty of Humanities have been awarded Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships to conduct their research. The fellowships are personal grants, which range from around €175,000 ...

  • 13 Feb 2020
    Marie Curie Fellowships awarded to thirteen UvA researchers

    Thirteen talented UvA researchers have been awarded Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships to conduct their research. The fellowships are personal grants, which range from around €175,000 to €280,000 euros for ...