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 ...
12 Feb 2019
Call for Papers: Multiple Materialities of Muslim Marriages
This workshop is organized as part of the ERC-funded research project on ‘Problematizing “Muslim Marriages”: Ambiguities and Contestations’ hosted by the Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research and the ...
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 ...
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 ...
23 Sep 2018
Lecture Series 2018
Ever other week in fall, between 20 September and 17 December 2018, ACMES hosts a series of events covering various topics related to the greater Middle East, North Africa and Islam. Everyone (students as well as ...
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.
7 Aug 2018
Zweefvliegers en UvA-archeologen willen geschiedenis schrijven
Door de droogte, die nu al maanden aanhoudt, worden archeologische sporen leesbaar in het landschap. Met luchtopnames is de kans nu aanzienlijk dat er nieuwe historische plaatsen gevonden worden. Vandaar dat ...
3 Aug 2018
Geertje Mak awarded grant for international collaboration in the humanities
Professor Geertje Mak (ASH) has been awarded funding from the NWO programme Internationalisation in the Humanities for her project entitled 'Colonised Children'.
24 Jul 2018
Irene van Renswoude named professor on Herman de la Fontaine Verwey chair
Dr I. van Renswoude (1967) has been named professor by special appointment of Manuscripts and Cultural History, with a focus on the Middle Ages (500-1500), at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of ...