Nadica Denic receives a NWO PhD in the Humanities Fellowship
The title of her project is: "Cinematic Ethics of Migration: Auto-Ethnographic Migrant Perspectives in Contemporary Documentary". Patricia Pisters and Carolyn Birdsall are the supervisors.
24 Jul 2020
Four talented Humanities PhD candidates receive NWO funding
Amir Taha (ARTES), Nadica Denić (ASCA), Evgeniia Khristoforova and Harriet Reynolds (both ACLC) have received funding for their doctoral research at the UvA through the NWO programme PhDs in the Humanities. ...
2 Jul 2020
New PhD candidates for the Humanities research schools
The research schools of the Faculty of Humanities (ACLC, AHM, ARTES, ASCA, ASH and the interfaculty institute ILLC) have been working on recruiting new PhD candidates – one for each school. Five out of six positions ...
29 Jun 2020
ASCA Book Award for Eva Meijer
The 2020 ASCA Award Committee, consisting of Julian Isenia, Patricia Pisters and meLê Yamomo, gave the ASCA Book Award to Eva Meijer for her book: "When Animals Speak: Toward an Interspecies Democracy". New York: ...
29 Jun 2020
ASCA Article Award for Shuaishuai Wang
The 2020 ASCA Award Committee, consisting of Julian Isenia, Patricia Pisters and meLê Yamomo, gave the ASCA Article Award to Shuaishuai Wang for his article: "Live Streaming, Intimate Situations, and the Circulation ...
29 Jun 2020
ASCA Dissertation Award for Natasha Basu
The 2020 ASCA Award Committee, consisting of Julian Isenia, Patricia Pisters and meLê Yamomo, gave the ASCA Dissertation Award to Natasha Basu for her dissertation: "Is this Civil? Transnationalism, Migration and ...
22 Jun 2020
Home and Belonging in the City in times of COVID-19
Urban Geographer and CUS-member Fenne Pinkster has initiated a collaborative research project with OIS Amsterdam, the city’s Research, Information and Statistics department, to study how Amsterdammers have ...
9 Jun 2020
Mari Mikkola appointed professor of Philosophy
Dr Mari Mikkola has been appointed professor of Philosophy (Metaphysics) at the Faculty of Humanities at the University of Amsterdam (UvA).
28 May 2020
Call for applications | AIHR PhD Finishing Fellowships
The Faculty of Humanities invites applications for PhD Finishing Fellowships, tenable from January 1, 2021. Deadline for applications: October 1, 2020.
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
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 ...