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Results: 41 - 60 of 297
Results: 41 - 60 of 297
  • 19 Jun 2019
    Janna Coomans wins the ASH Dissertation Award 2019

    The winner of the ASH Dissertation Award 2018-2019 is Janna Coomans (Medieval History) for her PhD dissertation 'In Pursuit of a Healthy City: Sanitation and the Common Good in the Late Medieval Low Counties', ...

  • 19 Jun 2019
    Lia van Gemert and Tim Verlaan win the ASH Valorisation Award

    The joint first prizewinners of the ASH Valorisation Award 2018-2019 are Lia van Gemert and Tim Verlaan, as announced on 14 June at the ASH end of term event and awards ceremony.

  • 19 Jun 2019
    Guy Geltner appointed as new director of ASH

    Guy Geltner, Professor of Medieval History, has been appointed as the new director of the Amsterdam School of Historical Studies. From 1 August he will be the successor of Liz Buettner, Professor of Modern History, ...

  • 13 Jun 2019
    KNIR Colloquia Call for Applications 2020 . Deadline 1 October 2019

    KNIR Colloquia are small, exclusive expert meetings, hosted and funded by the Royal Netherlands Institute in Rome. Their purpose is to offer early or mid-career academics from all fields the opportunity to improve ...

  • 29 May 2019
    Helmer Helmers awarded Vidi grant

    Helmer Helmers has been awarded a prestigious Vidi grant from the Dutch Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) for the project 'Inventing Public Diplomacy in Early Modern Europe'.

  • 15 May 2019
    CfP 10th Annual Postgraduate Workshop of the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry

    The Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry invites submissions for the 10th Annual Postgraduate Workshop. This year’s topic is “Society and the Creation of (al)Chemical Knowledge”. Hosted by the Ritman ...

  • 27 Mar 2019
    Registration open: ARTECHNE International Conference - The Making of Art Expertise

    This conference focuses on the development of a science-based conservation practice and the emergence of art history as a ‘science of art’ (or Kunstwissenschaft) in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries (1850-1950).

  • 25 Mar 2019
    Irene de Jong appointed as Norwegian Academy member

    Irene de Jong, professor of Ancient Greek at the UvA, has been selected as a member of The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters.

  • 15 Mar 2019
    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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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.