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Results: 1 - 20 of 758
  • Rosa de Jong awarded Alexander Grass Memorial Fellowship
    8 Oct 2021
    Rosa de Jong, PhD candidate at ASH, has been awarded the competitive Alexander Grass Memorial Fellowship for her project “From European Ports to Caribbean Homes: Second World War Refugees in Global Transit”. She will ...
  • How words can trick us into seeing things that aren't there
    30 Sep 2021
    Alongside a team of collaborators from the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics and the University of Zurich (Switzerland), ACLC researcher Monique Flecken published a paper in Scientific Reports entitled: ...
  • Sanneke Stigter nominated for Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award 2021
    30 Sep 2021
    With her project "DIAL for Complex Artworks: Digital Index of an Artwork's Life", Dr. Sanneke Stigter (Conservation and Restoration) has been nominated for the Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award 2021 in the ...
  • Construction transport for new University Library now by water
    28 Sep 2021
    A sustainable and innovative form of transport is being introduced for the last construction phase of the new University Library (UB) in the University Quarter. From today until the end of the project in 2023, almost ...
  • Millie Taylor (photo: Kirsten van Santen)
    Success of megamusicals makes space for innovation
    28 Sep 2021
    Megamusicals have often been criticised in the academic world and in the media for their homogenizing tendencies, but increasing academic attention on them is providing us with new insights. In her inaugural lecture ...
  • blog series on #historyinconflicts: the medieval edition
    13 Sep 2021
    On 25.06.2021, a group of medievalists discussed the question ‘what happens when history is evoked in conflicts’? Specifically: did such discourse take place? – how did it happen? – why did it happen? in medieval ...
  • Call for Papers: Conference Antiliberal Internationalism (20th c): Beyond Left and Right?
    13 Sep 2021
    At this conference specialists from different disciplines, periods, and regions aim to uncover the longer twentieth-century trajectories and genealogies of antiliberal internationalism: sentiments, outlooks, ...
  • The opening in the Aula
    Can we make a difference for Generation Alpha?
    8 Sep 2021
    ‘We’re opening a new academic year that once again provides more space for students and staff, more room for face-to-face teaching. I warmly welcome you to this new beginning,' said president of the Executive Board ...
  • Reading Veganism
    6 Sep 2021
    The English Department’s Dr Emelia Quinn has published a new book exploring the relation between veganism and English Literature, Reading Veganism: The Monstrous Vegan, 1818 to Present. In the process, Dr Quinn ...
  • UvA in 65th place in Times Higher Education World University Rankings
    2 Sep 2021
    The University of Amsterdam has risen one place from last year in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings and now occupies 65th place worldwide. This makes the UvA the second highest ranked Dutch ...
  • Videos of Humanities PhD candidates in Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition
    31 Aug 2021
    Over the past few months, researchers from four different UvA faculties were invited to enter the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition. Their challenge was to pitch their PhD research to a lay audience in a ...
  • New Roeterseiland health centre offers care for body and mind
    31 Aug 2021
    The UvA’s GP practice will be officially opening a new health centre on the Roeterseiland campus on 1 September. The centre will house branches of the UvA general practitioners office, Studentist dental practice, ...
  • Two vacancies: PhD candidate and Postdoc researcher in Bilingualism
    12 Aug 2021
    The ACLC currently has vacant positions for a post-doctoral researcher and a PhD candidate as part of the NWO-funded project 'A communicative advantage of bilingualism: Understanding its origin and its scope' led by ...
  • NWO-Vidi grants worth €800,000 for 13 UvA researchers
    14 Jul 2021
    The Dutch Research Council (NWO) has awarded Vidi grants worth €800,000 each to 13 experienced researchers from the UvA and the Amsterdam UMC, location AMC. The grants will enable them to develop their own innovative ...
  • Marilena Laskaridis Visiting Research Fellows in Greek Studies 2021-2022
    13 Jul 2021
    Dr. Alexander Kazamias and Dr. Dimitris Soudias are the Laskaridis Visiting Research Fellows at the Faculty of Humanities for the academic year 2021-2022.
  • New PhD candidates for ACLC and ILLC
    12 Jul 2021
    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. The two remaining ...
  • Three talented new PhD's in Humanities receive NWO funding
    9 Jul 2021
    Anna-Rose Shack, Jasmijn Leeuwenkamp and Heleen de Vries have received funding for their doctoral research at the UvA through the NWO programme PhDs in the Humanities. Financiers are the Programme Office Sustainable ...
  • Amsterdam council approves plan for University Quarter
    9 Jul 2021
    The Amsterdam municipal council has approved the UvA’s plans for the renovation of the University Quarter. Over the next ten years, the UvA will be restoring and preserving its monumental buildings on and around the ...
  • Cyber-attack evaluation: crisis organisation worked well
    7 Jul 2021
    In February, AUAS and UvA were hit by a serious cyber-attack. Both institutions successfully repelled the attack, and were able to declare the situation ‘under control’ on 10 March. In order to learn from this event, ...
  • Giovanna Fossati, professor of Film Heritage and Digital Film Culture (photo: Jeroen Oerlemans)
    Giovanna Fossati joins the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (Oscars)
    6 Jul 2021
    Giovanna Fossati, UvA professor of Film Heritage and Digital Film Culture, has become one of the new members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, better known as the Oscars. Fossati, who is also the ...