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 ...
16 Jul 2018
Veni grant awarded to 27 UvA and AMC-UvA researchers
The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded Veni grants worth up to €250,000 to 27 UvA and AMC-UvA researchers who recently obtained their doctorate. The grants give promising young ...
13 Jul 2018
3 nominations on Libris History long list
No less than three Humanities professors are long listed for the Libris History award 2018. Remieg Aerts’ Thorbecke wil het, Gabri van Tussenbroek’s De toren van de Gouden Eeuw and Een bezielde schavuit by Marita ...
9 Jul 2018
Blog Harry Kraaij about the Oostvaardersplassen
Harry Kraaij (ASH PhD candidate) published part one of his blog series about the Oostvaardersplassen on Wetenschap.nu. He describes our alienation from nature and our way of thinking about (wild) animals. He urges to ...
6 Jul 2018
Dr Ingrid de Zwarte wins the ASH dissertation award
The winner of the ASH dissertation award 2017-2018 is Ingrid de Zwarte (History) for her PhD dissertation 'The Hunger Winter: Fighting Famine in the Occupied Netherlands, 1944-45', announced during the ASH end of ...
5 Jul 2018
Over de Muur and Josephine van den Bent win the ASH Valorisation Award
The joint first prizewinners of the ASH Valorisation Award 2017-2018 are Over de Muur and Josephine van den Bent, as announced on 2 July at the ASH end of term event and awards ceremony.
3 Jul 2018
Marie Curie ITN for consortium including Gerard Wiegers
The Marie Curie ITN proposal ‘Mediating Islam in the Digital Age’ (MIDA) has been awarded.
28 Jun 2018
Call for papers: The Iranian Revolution as a World Event
13 and 14 December 2018
University of Amsterdam
19 Jun 2018
Three PhD candidates in the humanities awarded grants
Pamela Jordan (Archaeology), Antonia Weiss (History) and Dean McHugh (ILLC) have each been awarded a grant as part of the NWO’s PhDs in the Humanities programme. The latest round of grants comprised no less than € ...
11 Jun 2018
Manon Parry appointed Professor of Medical History at VU
As of the 1st of May 2018, Dr. Manon S. Parry is named professor (by special appointment) at the Faculty of Humanities at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU).
23 May 2018
'Thorbecke wil het': biografie van een staatsman
Hoogleraar Nederlandse geschiedenis Remieg Aerts schreef de biografie 'Thorbecke wil het', over een van de belangrijkste politici uit de vaderlandse geschiedenis. Khadija Arib en Ankie Broekers-Knol, de voorzitters ...
22 May 2018
Culture disseminated nationalism in Europe
Nationalism is a transnational and deeply ingrained phenomenon. UvA professor of European studies Joep Leerssen explains how nationalism became part of the fabric of Europe in his Encyclopedia of Romantic Nationalism ...
25 Apr 2018
New Publication ACUH Researchers: Urban Graffiti from Ancient Times to the Present
Who wrote on walls in ancient Pompeii, early modern Venice, and Cairo during the revolution of 2011? When is graffiti subversive and when is it an accepted urban practice? And how can we use these at times ephemeral ...
16 Apr 2018
IAS and NIAS grants for Maartje van Gelder
Maartje van Gelder (ASH) has been awarded fellowships from both the IAS and NIAS.
10 Apr 2018
Three researchers receive support from UvA FGw RIS Fund
Kees Hengeveld (ACLC), Samuel Kruizinga (ASH) and Krisztina Lajosi-Moore (ARTES) have been awarded a RIS fellowship to enable them to prepare applications for senior personal grants and/or strengthen their CV.
16 Mar 2018
KNAW grant 'Fonds Staatsman Thorbecke' for Remieg Aerts
Professor Remieg Aerts is one of the five researchers who received a grant out of the KNAW 'Fonds Staatsman Thorbecke'. This fund purposes to promote the knowledge of the life, work and ideas of Johan Rudolf ...
7 Mar 2018
Petra Brouwer Visiting Professor at McGill University
From April to August 2018 Petra Brouwer will reside in Montreal, as Visiting Professor at McGill University School of Architecture. She has been invited by head of the school professor Martin Bressani, with whom ...