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Results: 1 - 20 of 211
  • 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 ...

  • 17 Jan 2020
    New Book: Einstein on the Beach: Opera beyond Drama

    Eds. Jelena Novak and John Richardson | This book resulted from the 2013 ASCA conference "Einstein on the Beach: Opera after Drama" organized by Jelena Novak and Sander van Maas.

  • 13 Jan 2020
    Soapbox Call for Papers: 2.1 ‘Contamination’Contribute to the third issue of our research journal

    For the third issue of Soapbox, a graduate peer-reviewed journal for cultural analysis, we invite young researchers to submit abstracts that critically engage with the concept of ‘contamination.’ Please submit your ...

  • 13 Jan 2020
    The Roma and Their Struggle for Identity in Contemporary Europe

    Edited by Huub van Baar and Angéla Kóczé | Foreword by Malachi H. Hacohen

  • 5 Jan 2020
    PhD Talent Travel Grant - Open Call

    A new call for PhD Talent Travel Grant proposals is now open. In this round, the Centre for Urban Studies will launch a call of three PhD Talent Travel Grants (1.500 euros each) that enable junior members to broaden ...

  • 13 Dec 2019
    PhD position in the e-LADDA project by Stefania Milan

    e-LADDA (Early Language Development in the Digital Age) is a Marie Curie International Training Network. Stefania Milan is the PI for the UvA. She is hiring one PhD candidate at the UvA for the project: "Apps for ...

  • 9 Dec 2019
    AHM and AUP launch International Journal of Heritage, Memory and Conflict

    In collaboration with the Amsterdam University Press, the Amsterdam School for Heritage, Memory and Material Culture (AHM) has launched the new international peer reviewed open access journal International Journal of ...

  • 9 Dec 2019
    Carcerality in the Globalised Present: Prison Spaces, Forms and Imaginaries

    International Workshop, 18-19 June 2020 at the University of Amsterdam | Confirmed keynote speakers: Prof. Máximo Sozzo (Sociology and Criminology, Universidad Nacional del Litoral, Argentina) and Dr. Jennifer Turner ...

  • 7 Dec 2019
    Photo: Jan de Groen / IFFR
    In Memoriam Thomas Elsaesser

    Thomas Elsaesser (1943), emeritus Professor of Film and Television Studies, passed away on 4 December 2019. In Memoriam by Patricia Pisters, one of his first PhD students in Amsterdam, longtime collaborator and ...

  • 29 Nov 2019
    NWO Responsible Innovation Grant for Beate Roessler

    Big Brother wants your vote: how critical micro-targeting influences Dutch democracy - Prof. Natali Helberger, University of Amsterdam (Main applicant), Beate Roessler and Claes de Vreese (co-applicants).

  • 26 Nov 2019
    A Critical History of Media Art in the Netherlands. Platforms, Policies, Technologies.

    Edited by Sanneke Huisman and Marga van Mechelen. | With text contributions by Arie Altena, Karen Archey, Angela M. Bartholomew, Josephine Bosma, Martijn van Boven, Melanie Bühler, Constant Dullaart, Sandra ...

  • 26 Nov 2019
    New Book by Eva Meijer: When Animals Speak

    New York University Press 2019: A groundbreaking argument for the political rights of animals

  • 26 Nov 2019
    NWO Responsible Innovation Grant for Stefania Milan

    Stefania Milan, Associate Professor of New Media and Digital Culture, has received NWO funding for her research project 'Making the hidden visible: Co-designing for public values in standards-making and governance', ...

  • 25 Nov 2019
    Greece and other European flags
    Laskaridis Visiting Research Fellowships in Modern Greek Studies 2020-2021

    The Faculty of Humanities at the University of Amsterdam invites applications for two visiting research fellowships in the field of Modern Greek Studies for early- and mid- career scholars who wish to pursue (part ...

  • 21 Nov 2019
    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
    Janice McNab The Ghost Artist
    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
    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
    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
    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 – ...