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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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22 May 2019 16:00
James Gledhill (UvA, Vesalius College) will present a paper in the next session of the UvA Philosophy and Public Affairs colloquium. | Location: Faculteitskamer/Faculty Room, Oude Turfmarkt 147 (entrance at 141), ...
23 - 24May 2019
The University of Amsterdam, the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam; and the Amsterdam Center for Political Thought invite you for the Amsterdam Graduate Conference in Political Theory 2019. | Keynote speakers: Simon ...
23 May 2019 16:00 - 17:30
In this talk, Prof. Charlotte Klonk will consider German visual history and theory and ask if the debate provides a distinct set of questions that distinguishes it from other methods in art history. Using the ...


Postcolonial Poetics and Decolonizing the Academy
With Elleke Boehmer (Oxford University) | 16 May 2019, 1:30-6 pm.
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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