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Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis

A research community devoted to the comparative and interdisciplinary study of culture (in all its forms and expressions) from a broad humanities perspective.
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9 - 10 Sep 2019
Call for Papers | Convenors: meLê yamomo and Barbara Titus (University of Amsterdam) In partnership with Harry van Biessum (Dutch Institute for Sound and Vision) Dates and Venue 9 September | 10:00-17:00 | ...
20 Sep 2019 00:00
The theme of the 2019-2020 ASCA Cities Seminar is “Cultures of Urban (In)Justice”. We are interested in examining dynamics of spatial (in)justice from the vantage point of creative, cultural, aesthetic and political ...
20 Sep 2019 15:00 - 18:00
ASCA Cross-Media Research Seminar 2019-20 | Organizers: Sudeep Dasgupta, Abe Geil, Markus Stauff (contact: ) | Meetings are on the following Fridays 15-18h (dates for semester 2 will be determined ...


2019 ASCA Awards
The ASCA Awards Committee—Barbara Titus Divya Nadkarni, Leonie Schmidt, and Barbara Titus—gave the 2019 ASCA Awards to meLê yamomo, Alejandra Espinosa and Sruti Bala.
Finishing Fellowships 2020
Deadline 1 October 2019


ASCA’s vibrant PhD community of more than 130 PhD researchers is very much at the center of its activities and sustaining this community is a top priority. Find here information on the ASCA PhD programme: how to apply, training, community, and practical matters.

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The ASCA programme is organized by and for academic staff, PhD candidates, and selected Research MA students. It is a collaborative effort designed to provide high level events to discuss relevant and urgent topics to scholars working within the interdisciplinary humanities.


ASCA is a research institute and doctoral school dedicated to the critical and innovative study of culture from a broadly interdisciplinary perspective grounded in the humanities but increasingly extending to non-humanities fields.
About ASCA
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