Finishing Fellowships awarded to seven Humanities PhD candidates
UvA's Faculty of Humanities has awarded a Finishing Fellowship to seven of its PhD candidates: Hongmei Fang and Thom Westveer (Amsterdam Centre for Language and Communication), Özge Calafato, Wouter Capitain and ...
11 Nov 2019
Studying Film with André Bazin
New book by Blandine Joret: By examining mostly unknown and uncollected texts, Blandine Joret explains Bazin's methodology and adopts it in a contemporary reading, linking his ideas to major philosophical and ...
11 Nov 2019
The City Unfinished - Episode 2
This episode is all about Amsterdam sounds and soundscapes. Is Amsterdam a loud city? Also, what does it mean to be a loud city? Is it all about the decibels, or are other factors also shaping whether or not an urban ...
2 Nov 2019
Mieke Bal appointed 2020 Linnaeus University’s honorary doctor
Mieke Bal has been appointed honorary doctor 2020 by the Faculty of Arts and Humanities. Mieke Bal is professor of literary theory and cultural analysis at the University of Amsterdam. She has an indisputable world ...
29 Oct 2019
Thinking in the Box: The Benefits of Artistic Tradition in the Nineteenth Century
ESNA Congress 2020 - Call for Papers | 14-15 May 2020: The Hague, RKD – Netherlands Institute for Art History | Keynote: Liz Prettejohn (University of York) | Submission deadline: 20 December 2019
23 Oct 2019
The City Unfinished - Episode 1
In this episode, Justine Laurent talks to Anastasiya Halauniova about peeing in the city. As you’ll hear, peeing is political and not all bodies are offered the same conditions for this basic – and often urgent – ...
22 Oct 2019
The City Unfinished
The Centre for Urban Studies is proud to present The City Unfinished podcast series. This podcast experiment brings together urban researchers and residents around the political practices, tensions and challenges ...
15 Oct 2019
Radical Critique, the New-Right & Post-Centrist Identity Politics
New ASCA Reading Group orgaized by Marc Tuters and Daniel de Zeeuw. In the aftermath of the global populist insurgency as well as the reported decline in commitment to democratic values amongst youth in "advanced" ...
1 Oct 2019
Activating the Archive Audio-Visual Collections as Communal Resources for Engagement and Change
Call for Papers Special issue of The Moving Image journal (vol. 21, issue 1, Spring 2021). Guest editors: Eef Masson and Giovanna Fossati
30 Sep 2019
UvA FGw Aspasia Fund 2020 Call for proposals
The UvA FGw Aspasia Fund is currently inviting applications for the year 2020. The fund was established as an encouragement for women faculty members, to help them take a next step in their career by strengthening ...
20 Sep 2019
Call for Papers: Cultural Heritage and Public History
The 6th World Conference of the International Federation for Public History (IFPH) will be hosted by Freie Universität Berlin on 18 - 22 August 2020. The call for papers for this conference is now published.
2 Aug 2019
New book publication by Niels van Doorn with Temple University Press 2019 | Because members of the Black queer community often exist outside conventional civic institutions, they must explore alternative intimacies ...
30 Jul 2019
Cutting Edge Research Fund | Call for proposals
The UvA Faculty of Humanities offers the funding scheme 'Cutting Edge Research Fund' that fosters (inter)national collaboration aimed at innovative, cutting edge research. The call for proposals for the Cutting Edge ...
29 Jul 2019
Call for applications | PhD Finishing Fellowships
The Faculty of Humanities invites applications for 0.5 FTE PhD Finishing Fellowships, tenable from January 1, 2020. Deadline for applications: October 1, 2019.
29 Jul 2019
Call for Proposals | Research Innovation and Sustainability Fund
The UvA Faculty of Humanities offers the Research Innovation and Sustainability (RIS) Fund that aims to support research staff in their career development and to expand their opportunities to conduct research. The ...
22 Jul 2019
Call for Papers: The Stage of War
The conference ‘The Stage of War’, to be held 26-27 March 2020 at Erasmus University Rotterdam, will focus on academic and popular representations of war and other large-scale conflicts. The Call for Papers for this ...
17 Jul 2019
ASCA Annual Report 2018
ASCA's annual report 2018 was written by Esther Peeren and Jaap Kooijman. If you are interested in having a hard copy, please contact Eloe Kingma at email@example.com.
16 Jul 2019
VENI for Esther Weltevrede: Apps and data infrastructures
Apps have become an important part of our everyday life. However, how they operate is still largely unknown. This project develops novel digital methods to study how apps recombine, valorize and distribute data from ...
16 Jul 2019
Veni research grants for 23 UvA researchers
The Dutch Research Council (NWO) has awarded a Veni grant worth up to 250,000 euros to 166 highly promising young scientists. The grant provides the laureates with the opportunity to further elaborate their own ideas ...
15 Jul 2019
ASCA Phd candidate Wigbertson Julian Isenia co-curated the exhibition 'Nos Tei' (Papiamentu/o for we are here or we exist) at IHLIA LGBT Heritage. 'Nos Tei' is a response and addition to the exhibition 'With Pride' ...