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Results: 1 - 20 of 222
  • 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
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    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 ...

  • 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.

  • 14 Jan 2020
    The platformization of the global sex industry: Markets, morals, and mass intimacy

    Open Competition on Digitisation project by Olav Velthuis (UvA) and Thomas Poell (UvA) awarded | This project studies the spectacular rise of webcam sex platforms, such as Chaturbate, Cams.com or Myfreecams. What is ...

  • 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
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    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 ...