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Results: 21 - 40 of 753
  • UvA ranked number one Dutch university in QS World University Rankings
    9 Jun 2021
    The University of Amsterdam (UvA) has climbed six spots in this year’s QS World University Rankings, and is now 55th in the world. This places the UvA as the top Dutch university on the list and within the top 5% ...
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    Six courses nominated for Faculty of Humanities Education Award 2021
    27 May 2021
    Four Bachelor's and two Master's courses are in the running to win the Faculty of Humanities Education Award 2021. The jury chose the shortlist from 29 submissions. The award for the best course will be handed out on ...
  • DSC awards funding for Data-Driven Research at the Faculty of Humanities
    25 May 2021
    Through the Accelerate Programme, the UvA Data Science Centre (DSC) has awarded funding for three proposals at the Faculty of Humanities. This is to enhance research into cultural data collection and linking, ...
  • Repair Lab to experiment with models of ownership of colonial heritage
    21 May 2021
    Many museums in Europe and beyond are wrestling with their colonial collections. What should happen with these objects that were acquired in the colonial past? And which role can this heritage play in improving ...
  • How good is your Eurovision knowledge?
    17 May 2021
    From 18 - 22 May, the Netherlands will play host to the Eurovision Song Contest. You may still remember some of the songs that have triumphed in the competition over the years, but would you recognise other, less ...
  • Nelleke Noordervliet talks about the courage of the writer in the State of European Literature
    11 May 2021
    On Saturday, 19 June, the University of Amsterdam will be hosting the second edition of the State of European Literature, an annual lecture in which a renowned European writer examines the significance of literature ...
  • Public lectures Laskaridis Fellows in Modern Greek Studies
    6 May 2021
    The Faculty of Humanities hosts three Marilena Laskaridis Visiting Research Fellow in Modern Greek Studies in the academic year 2020/2021. On 9 April, 28 May and on a third day (t.b.a.) each Research Fellow will give ...
  • Four UvA researchers receive NWO-Vici grants worth 1.5 million euros
    14 Apr 2021
    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded Vici grants worth 1.5 million euros to four prominent UvA researchers Rene Gerritsma, Erik Rietveld, Floris Roelofsen and Chris Slootweg. The ...
  • Red Terror Martyrs' Memorial Museum, Ethiopia (Photo: Adam Jones)
    Broadening and internationalisation: 20th anniversary Holocaust and Genocide Studies at the UvA
    8 Apr 2021
    This month, the UvA and the NIOD Institute for War, Holocaust and Genocide Studies reflect on the 20th anniversary of the study and research programme Holocaust and Genocide Studies in the Netherlands. What once ...
  • FGW RIS Fund 2021 | Call for proposals
    6 Apr 2021
    The UvA Faculty of Humanities offers the Research Innovation and Sustainability (RIS) Fund that aims at supporting staff with research time in their career development and expanding their opportunities to conduct ...
  • UvA Crisis Monitor update: Lots of stress and high study/work pressure among students and staff
    30 Mar 2021
    The degree of stress and study pressure among students is high and has been steadily increasing in recent weeks. Stress and work pressure among employees are fairly stable over time, but also high. This is evident ...
  • ‘No more papering over the cracks’
    30 Mar 2021
    On 6 April, students, PhDs, lecturers and professors from higher education will be demonstrating against underfunding. ‘I am fully convinced of the need for this action, because we can’t go on like this any longer,’ ...
  • Photo of the repaired Grimburgwal quay wall
    Grimburgwal quay wall back in use
    29 Mar 2021
    The emergency repair work on the Grimburgwal quay wall, which collapsed on 1 September 2020, is now complete. Clean-up work has been carried out, an emergency structure with sheet piling has been erected and the quay ...
  • Millions for AI knowledge and investment consortium
    23 Mar 2021
    A knowledge and investment consortium made up of a large group of Dutch universities and a venture capitalist has been awarded an €8 million grant to accelerate the application and marketing of innovations in the ...
  • UvA students restore art project ‘Limitless content’
    15 Mar 2021
    From 19 March to 3 October 2021, Museum Het Schip will be showing the art project 'Limitless Content' in collaboration with the University of Amsterdam and the RCE (Netherlands Cultural Heritage Agency). The ...
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    Amsterdam city centre gets renewed historic University Quarter
    12 Mar 2021
    The City of Amsterdam and the University of Amsterdam (UvA) have produced a development plan for the area between the Amstel and the Hoogstraat. This includes the University Quarter (UQ), which will undergo a ...
  • Maps and cookbooks display the Dutch colonial past
    11 Mar 2021
    How is Dutch colonialism reflected in everyday objects? Students of the Master's in Museum Studies investigate this in an online exhibition they created in collaboration with the Allard Pierson museum, titled From ...
  • English translation of Pieter Langendijk Play to be livestreamed on 10 March
    4 Mar 2021
    'Quincampoix or the Wind Traders' is an 18th-century comedy written for the Amsterdam City Theatre (Amsterdamse Schouwburg) by Pieter Langendijk (1683-1756). In an English-language version, recently translated by ...
  • Communication & Media Studies again number one worldwide in QS Ranking
    4 Mar 2021
    This year the University of Amsterdam (UvA) has once again been ranked best in the world for Communication Science & Media in the QS World University rankings by subject. This is the fourth year in a row that UvA ...
  • Four new courses related to diversity offered from 2021-2022
    18 Feb 2021
    In order to make the curriculum offered by the Faculty of Humanities more diverse, study programmes were asked to develop new courses focusing on the theme of diversity. From the submissions, four new 6-ECTS courses ...