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Results: 1 - 20 of 340
Results: 1 - 20 of 340
  • CfP: Feeling Form/Forming Feeling?
    22 Nov 2021
    The conference "Feeling Form/Forming Feeling?: Dialectics of Affect and Form in Anglophone Women’s Writing, 1550-1800" will be held at Ghent University, Carmelite Monastery, 14-15 October 2022 and the call for papers ...
  • New book publication by Justyna Wubs-Mrozewicz
    19 Nov 2021
    ACUH member Justyna Wubs-Mrozewicz has written a book for a broad readership (aged 10-110!) inspired by discoveries in the archives and walks through Gdańsk in the 16th and 21st centuries. Fact and fiction are woven ...
  • Call for Papers: Reflections
    9 Nov 2021
    The Research School for Medieval Studies will reconvene its annual medieval studies day on Friday 17 December 10:00-17:00, a day on which all members of the research school have the opportunity to meet each other in ...
  • Valedictory lecture Wyger Velema
    9 Nov 2021
    On December 9, 2021, Wyger Velema will deliver his valedictory lecture as Jan Romein Professor in the Department of History at the University of Amsterdam. The title of his lecture is: ‘Grensoverschrijdend gedrag. De ...
  • GDC Research Seminar Series
    5 Nov 2021
    The Global Digital Cultures offers regular research seminars in which work-in-progress papers from junior and senior researchers at the UvA are discussed. The monthly GDC research seminars are aimed at discussing ...
  • Many coronavirus measures date back to the late Middle Ages
    5 Nov 2021
    Medieval cities were not nearly as filthy as is often thought, discovered historian Janna Coomans. In her recently published book 'Community, Urban Health and Environment in the Late Medieval Low Countries', she ...
  • Finishing Fellowships 2022
    27 Oct 2021
    7 Finishing Fellowships were awarded to: Ahmed Nuri, Avraham Roos, Gonca Türgen, Henning Radke, Chaim Burman, Josh Weeks, and Pablo Lamberti.
  • Call for Papers: ESNA Conference 2022
    14 Oct 2021
    In the autumn of 2020, the Van Gogh Museum, in collaboration with ESNA and the University of Amsterdam, organized a series of roundtable discussions that from various angles sought to address the question of ...
  • GDC Research Seminar Series
    8 Oct 2021
    Global Digital Cultures offers regular research seminars in which work-in-progress papers from junior and senior researchers at the UvA are discussed. The monthly GDC research seminars are aimed at discussing ...
  • Rosa de Jong awarded Alexander Grass Memorial Fellowship
    8 Oct 2021
    Rosa de Jong, PhD candidate at ASH, has been awarded the competitive Alexander Grass Memorial Fellowship for her project “From European Ports to Caribbean Homes: Second World War Refugees in Global Transit”. She will ...
  • Call for Papers: Beyond Nuremberg
    30 Sep 2021
    The Historical Dialogues, Justice and Memory Network (www.historicaldialogues.org), coordinated by an international Steering Committee and the Alliance for Historical Dialogue and Accountability (AHDA) of the ...
  • blog series on #historyinconflicts: the medieval edition
    13 Sep 2021
    On 25.06.2021, a group of medievalists discussed the question ‘what happens when history is evoked in conflicts’? Specifically: did such discourse take place? – how did it happen? – why did it happen? in medieval ...
  • Call for Papers: Conference Antiliberal Internationalism (20th c): Beyond Left and Right?
    13 Sep 2021
    At this conference specialists from different disciplines, periods, and regions aim to uncover the longer twentieth-century trajectories and genealogies of antiliberal internationalism: sentiments, outlooks, ...
  • Videos of Humanities PhD candidates in Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition
    31 Aug 2021
    Over the past few months, researchers from four different UvA faculties were invited to enter the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition. Their challenge was to pitch their PhD research to a lay audience in a ...
  • Bart Wallet (photo: Bob Bronshoff)
    Bart Wallet appointed professor of Jewish Studies
    24 Aug 2021
    Dr Bart Wallet has been appointed professor of Jewish Studies: Early Modern and Modern Jewish History, with a special focus on Amsterdam, at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Humanities. The chair was ...
  • Sofie Remijsen has been awarded NWO-Vidi grant
    20 Jul 2021
    Sofie Remijsen, lecturer of Ancient History and vice-director of ASH, has been awarded a Vidi grant from the Dutch Research Council (NWO) for research that she will carry out at the UvA.
  • NWO-Vidi grants worth €800,000 for 13 UvA researchers
    14 Jul 2021
    The Dutch Research Council (NWO) has awarded Vidi grants worth €800,000 each to 13 experienced researchers from the UvA and the Amsterdam UMC, location AMC. The grants will enable them to develop their own innovative ...
  • Marilena Laskaridis Visiting Research Fellows in Greek Studies 2021-2022
    13 Jul 2021
    Dr. Alexander Kazamias and Dr. Dimitris Soudias are the Laskaridis Visiting Research Fellows at the Faculty of Humanities for the academic year 2021-2022.
  • New PhD candidates for ACLC and ILLC
    12 Jul 2021
    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. The two remaining ...
  • Three talented new PhD's in Humanities receive NWO funding
    9 Jul 2021
    Anna-Rose Shack, Jasmijn Leeuwenkamp and Heleen de Vries have received funding for their doctoral research at the UvA through the NWO programme PhDs in the Humanities. Financiers are the Programme Office Sustainable ...