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Results: 1 - 20 of 708
  • Universities lowering the standard for BSA this year
    14 Jan 2021
    In view of the corona crisis, the 14 Dutch universities have opted to lower the standard for the binding study advice (BSA) this academic year by 10-15%. For the UvA, this means that students who started their study ...
  • Online workshop: Innovating objects? Reading spolia in Greek and Latin literature
    14 Jan 2021
    Online workshop organized by Irene de Jong (professor of Ancient Greek UvA, ASH) and Miguel John Versluys (professor of mediterranean archaeology UL) on Friday January 22.
  • European grant for disclosure of colonial sound collections from Southeast Asia
    14 Jan 2021
    A Dutch-French-British research consortium, led by UvA researchers Barbara Titus and meLê yamomo, has received a European grant for their three-year project titled Decolonizing Southeast Asian Sound Archives ...
  • 2021 - 2026 strategic plan: inspiring generations
    7 Jan 2021
    At the beginning of this year the Executive Board (CvB) established its Strategic Plan for 2021 – 2026, entitled Inspiring generations. This states what is needed to maintain and expand our position as a university: ...
  • Rowie Rensink (BA) and Marthe de Roos (MA) win ACMES Thesis Prize 2020
    5 Jan 2021
    Rowie Rensink (BA) and Marthe de Roos (MA) have won this year’s Amsterdam Centre for Middle Eastern Studies (ACMES) Thesis Prize, which is awarded annually to the authors of the best BA thesis and best MA thesis in ...
  • Maria Boletsi receives NIAS fellowship
    4 Jan 2021
    Maria Boletsi, Professor by Special Appointment of the Marilena Laskaridis Chair of Modern Greek Studies, has received a fellowship from the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study (NIAS) within the framework of the ...
  • Call for applications: Laskaridis Visiting Research Fellowships in Modern Greek Studies 2021-2022
    23 Dec 2020
    The Faculty of Humanities at the University of Amsterdam invites applications for two (2) visiting research fellowships in the field of Modern Greek Studies for early-career and more advanced scholars who wish to ...
  • Jan Lintsen reappointed member of UvA Executive Board
    18 Dec 2020
    The Supervisory Board of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) has reappointed Jan Lintsen as a member of the UvA's Executive Board. The decision was taken following positive recommendations from both the Works Council ...
  • Message concerning social safety
    17 Dec 2020
    On Wednesday evening, an article was published in the Dutch newspaper NRC about a case of an unsafe situation at the Faculty of Humanities. We find this distressing, but it is also good that the problems which the ...
  • Margot Terpstra wins Rijksmuseum-Migelien Gerritzen thesis award 2020
    16 Dec 2020
    Margot Terpstra has won the Rijksmuseum-Migelien Gerritzen thesis award 2020 for her Master’s thesis on damage patterns in the sample books of Museum de Lakenhal. The Rijksmuseum has been handing out this award ...
  • The impact of the second corona wave on studying and working at the UvA
    15 Dec 2020
    The experiences of students and staff of the UvA during the second wave of corona have been in some ways similar: study and work pressure is high, and the lack of social contact and time outdoors has also been ...
  • Operation Night Watch: getting closer to Rembrandt despite distancing
    27 Nov 2020
    The summer of 2019 saw the kick-off of the largest and most multifaceted research project ever to focus on Rembrandt’s famous painting The Night Watch. Ever since the museum reopened after its closure earlier this ...
  • Vidi grant awarded to Josje Verhagen (ACLC)
    5 Nov 2020
    Dr Josje Verhagen has been awarded a Vidi grant from the Dutch Research Council (NWO) for research that she will carry out at the UvA.
  • Veni grants for 25 UvA and Amsterdam UMC researchers
    5 Nov 2020
    No fewer than 25 researchers from the UvA and Amsterdam UMC have been awarded Veni grants from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO). The grants amount to a maximum of 250,000 euros per project. ...
  • UvA philosophers launch platform on the ethics of technology
    4 Nov 2020
    Smart cities, medical technologies, artificial intelligence, the energy transition: new technologies are all around us and affect every part of society and our daily lives, raising new ethical and political ...
  • NWO Vidi grants for 10 experienced UvA and Amsterdam UMC researchers
    4 Nov 2020
    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded Vidi grants to ten researchers from the UvA and the Academic Medical Center (AMC-UvA, part of Amsterdam UMC). The recipients are: Camiel Boon, ...
  • Our dreams of a perfect countryside blind us to rural reality
    3 Nov 2020
    For many people, the image that is conjured up when they imagine life outside the city, is one that harkens back to an earlier era: an idyllic countryside, timeless, serene, far removed from the rest of the world. ...
  • Flags at half-mast for free and safe education
    2 Nov 2020
    French schools will today pay tribute to the murdered teacher Samuel Paty. That is why the flags on UvA buildings will also be flying at half-mast today.
  • Intake of Bachelor's and Master's students increases sharply
    30 Oct 2020
    Both Bachelor's and Master's programmes at the UvA have considerably more first year students this year than last year, with 17% and 19% increases, respectively. The total number of students at the UvA will increase ...
  • Eight UvA subject areas in the top 100 of THE Rankings by Subject
    28 Oct 2020
    This year, there are eight subject areas at the University of Amsterdam that have made it to the top 100 in their field in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings by Subject 2020-2021. These ...