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Results: 41 - 60 of 267
Results: 41 - 60 of 267
  • 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 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 ...

  • 1 Mar 2018
    Tim Verlaan's book 'De Ruimtemakers' in the media

    Tim Verlaan's recent book, 'De ruimtemakers. Projectontwikkelaars en de Nederlandse binnenstad 1950-1980' is discussed in the NRC and Het Parool.

  • 26 Feb 2018
    NWO Vici Grant for Geert Janssen

    Professor Geert Janssen (ASH) has been awarded a Vici grant of 1.5 million Euros by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) for the project 'The Invention of the Refugee in Early Modern Europe'.

  • 23 Feb 2018
    Vici grant worth 1.5 million euros awarded to eleven UvA and AMC-UvA researchers

    Eleven researchers from the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and the Academic Medical Center (AMC) have each received a Vici grant worth 1.5 million euros to conduct research over the coming five years. Vici, which is ...

  • 19 Feb 2018
    This is Film!

    Film Heritage in Practice is a six-session series at EYE offering insight into what happens behind the scenes in film archives, museums and cinemas. Each session will cover a different topic and feature an ...