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Results: 1 - 20 of 230
  • 26 May 2020
    Stephan Besser awarded fellowship at NIAS-KNAW

    Stephan Besser (senior lecturer Modern Dutch Literature, ASCA) has been selected for a stay at the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences (NIAS-KNAW) in Amsterdam. The ...

  • 12 May 2020
    Stefania Milan starts ‘COVID-19 from the margins’ blog

    Many social groups and geographical areas are virtually absent from the narration of the COVID-19 emergency. They are given a voice in a new blog co-organised and co-edited by Stefania Milan, Associate Professor of ...

  • 27 Apr 2020
    Sheikh Zayed Book Award for Richard van Leeuwen

    The Sheikh Zayed Book Award, and its associated accolades, are presented annually to outstanding writers, intellectuals, and publishers, as well as young talent whose writing and translation in humanities objectively ...

  • 18 Apr 2020
    Imagining institutions otherwise: Art, Politics, and State Transformation

    Vacancies for two PhD researchers and a postdoc in the Vidi project led by Chiara de Cesari

  • 16 Apr 2020
    NWO funding for research into scientists’ behaviour during ‘coronavirus infodemic’

    Digital humanities scientist Giovanni Colavizza has been granted NWO funding for a research project that seeks to provide scientists and governments with reliable information in the battle against COVID-19. The World ...

  • 3 Apr 2020
    Articulating belonging: translingualism, belonging and the creation of South African social collectivities

    Call for papers University of Amsterdam and Ghent University, 12 and 13 November 2020, Amsterdam.

  • 30 Mar 2020
    What epidemics can teach us about burial places

    Having seen the shocking images of the coffins piled up in Italy on the internet, we need to ask ourselves whether we and the rest of the world are prepared for the considerable impact of the coronavirus epidemic. ...

  • 25 Mar 2020
    Future-Proof Cities

    Cities are facing major challenges when it comes to the housing stock, the energy transition, urban quality of life and well-being, the circular economy and climate adaptation.

  • 12 Mar 2020
    Four researchers receive support from UvA FGw Aspasia Fund

    Annet Dekker (ASCA), Tatiana Markaki (ARTES), Leonie Schmidt (ASCA) and Katrin Schulz (ILLC) have been awarded a temporary release from teaching duties to enable them to strengthen their CV and/or prepare ...

  • 25 Feb 2020
    CfP: [re]Framing the Arts: A Sustainable Shift

    Together with the Amsterdam School for Heritage, Memory and Material Culture (AHM) at the University of Amsterdam and Nyenrode Business University, Art/Switch will organize the international conference '[re]Framing ...

  • 24 Feb 2020
    Open Call: Joint Seed Grant Centre for Urban Studies and CREATE

    In this second call, grants will be awarded of between €2.500 and €5.000 per grant, up to a total call budget of €15.000. With a well-developed argument grants higher than €5.000 can also be considered. Grant ...

  • 24 Feb 2020
    Recap CREATE and CUS Network Day

    On the 30th of January, we hosted the fourth edition of the Urban Studies Network Day at the Lloyd Hotel. The Centre for Urban Studies (CUS) co-hosted this networking event for urban scholars with the CREATE research ...

  • 13 Feb 2020
    Marie Curie Fellowships awarded to three UvA researchers in the Humanities

    Three talented researchers of the Faculty of Humanities have been awarded Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships to conduct their research. The fellowships are personal grants, which range from around €175,000 ...

  • 13 Feb 2020
    Marie Curie Fellowships awarded to thirteen UvA researchers

    Thirteen talented UvA researchers have been awarded Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships to conduct their research. The fellowships are personal grants, which range from around €175,000 to €280,000 euros for ...

  • 10 Feb 2020
    The City Unfinished - Episode 3

    This episode is all about Amsterdam smells. Sarita Jarmack sat down with art historian Caro Verbeek to discuss smell in art history and urban history.

  • 3 Feb 2020
    Investigating the risks and opportunities of webcam sex

    Webcam sex platforms make up an industry worth billions worldwide. But how exactly do they work, and who is making money off of them? And how are they regulated? Thomas Poell (Media Studies) and Olav Velthuis ...

  • 3 Feb 2020
    Funded PhD Position at ASCA

    The Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis invites applications for a PhD position at the Faculty of Humanities, tenable from 1 September 2020 (4 years, 1 FTE). The deadline for applications is 31 March, 12:00 (noon, ...

  • 29 Jan 2020
    Cities and Mobilities Awarded Grants

    The Cities & Mobilities seminar series in 2017-2018 generated a whole community of academics and practitioners interested in keeping the conversation going. So, in 2019, Anna Nikolaeva decided to use the remaining ...

  • 27 Jan 2020
    Gregory Spragrue Prize for Wibertson Julian Isenia

    PhD candidate Wigbertson Julian Isenia received an honourable mention for the Gregory Spragrue Prize from the Committee on LGBT History for his article "Looking for kambrada: Sexuality and social anxieties in the ...

  • 23 Jan 2020
    NWO funding for interdisciplinary projects on digitalisation

    The NWO has awarded funding (between 275,000 and 750,000 euros) to nine interdisciplinary research proposals on digitalisation submitted by humanities researchers and social scientists. Researchers from the UvA's ...