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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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25 Sep - 22 Nov 2019 17:00
On Wednesday, 25 September, the video installation by cultural theorist and artist Mieke Bal, titled 'Don Quijote and the problem of communication', will be opened. Her five-screen installation will be placed in the ...
21 Nov 2019 12:00 - 14:00
Round Table organized by Huub Dijstelbloem (University of Amsterdam) and Mark Brown (California State University,Sacramento) | 21 November, 2019 12.00-14.00 (lunch included) | Faculty Room, Department of Philosophy, ...
21 Nov 2019 15:30 - 00:00
A lecture by Rokus de Groot (University of Amsterdam), Thursday 21 November 2019 at 15:30, in room 3.01 at Nieuwe Doelenstraat 16.


ASCA Program 2019-2020
Seminars, Reading Groups, and Workshops
ASCA 25: Summit, Inaugural Lecture, Party
27 September 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.

News and events

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
Read more about our mission and find out about our research fund and Grant Team.
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