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Results: 1 - 20 of 53
  • 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.
  • Archaeologists find skeletons at Binnengasthuis premises
    12 Jan 2021
    Excavation work in the courtyard at the construction site for the new University Library has been completed. During the dig, the municipality of Amsterdam's Knowledge Centre for Monuments and Archaeology (MenA) ...
  • Update on archaeological finds at Binnengasthuis premises
    24 Nov 2020
    The history of the Binnengasthuis premises dates back to the late 14th century. On the construction site of the new University Library, an extensive archaeological investigation is being carried out during the ...
  • Reconstructie van de kruising van de Lange en Korte Houtstraat, in zuidoostelijke richting naar de Leprozengracht
    Wander through the 17th-century Waterlooplein neighbourhood in 3D
    2 Oct 2020
    What did life use to be like in the Waterlooplein neighbourhood? UvA archaeologists investigated this and created 3D reconstructions of what the neighbourhood must have looked like in the past. The result can be seen ...
  • UvA drones are now allowed to fly almost anywhere
    16 Sep 2020
    Great news: the UvA recently became certified drone operator. This means that UvA researchers are now allowed to fly drones in areas where they are normally prohibited and that they can use heavier equipment than ...
  • Interesting 3D vacancies
    27 Aug 2020
    The following positions are open to be filled for 34 months:
  • One of the victims
    Mass graves provide new evidence of violence against women in Franco's Spain
    7 Aug 2020
    Women suffered gender-specific violence during the Spanish Civil War and Franco's dictatorship, says archaeologist and forensic anthropologist Laura Muñoz-Encinar in a recent publication. The researcher excavated ...
  • Julia Noordegraaf and Bernhard Rieder receive PDI-SSH funding
    10 Jun 2020
    The Platform Digital Infrastructure SSH has granted funding to Humanities researchers Julia Noordegraaf (professor of Digital Heritage) and Bernhard Rieder (Associate Professor of New Media and Digital Culture) for ...
  • Webinar Troy 01
    19 May 2020
    The Amsterdam Troy Project is dedicated to researching the archaeology of archaeology. But what exactly is this field of study, and how do we go about looking in to the excavations and publications of past research ...
  • CfP - Sharing Practices: Archaeological 3D Visualisation in the Netherlands
    17 Oct 2019
    The 2020 Archon Winter School 'Sharing Practices: 3D visualisation in Dutch archaeology' aims to move beyond traditional research boundaries, and seeks to establish a cross-disciplinary community of practice of young ...
  • Archaeologic research site future University Library
    Archaeological findings on University Library construction site
    16 Aug 2019
    Recently, an archaeological dig was undertaken in the courtyard between the former Zusterhuis and Tweede Chirurgische Kliniek buildings as part of realising the new University Library. This investigation was carried ...
  • prof. I.J.F. de Jong
    Irene de Jong appointed as Norwegian Academy member
    25 Mar 2019
    Irene de Jong, professor of Ancient Greek at the UvA, has been selected as a member of The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters.
  • PhD vacancies in HERILAND-project
    18 Feb 2019
    Project on cultural heritage and spatial development offers 15 vacancies. Deadline for application is 1 April 2019.
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    Augmented reality project Blending Past and Present
    7 Feb 2019
    In the Blending Past and Present project by the 4D Research Lab, augmented reality technology is used to add a virtual layer to reality. ACASA and Art History students apply this technology during city tours to look ...
  • NWO
    Three PhD candidates in the humanities awarded grants
    19 Jun 2018
    Pamela Jordan (Archaeology), Antonia Weiss (History) and Dean McHugh (ILLC) have each been awarded a grant as part of the NWO’s PhDs in the Humanities programme. The latest round of grants comprised no less than € ...
  • Findings below the surface of the Noord-Zuidlijn: telephones
    Archaeologists find 700,000 objects along Noord-Zuidlijn route
    15 Jun 2018
    Led by city archaeologist and UvA professor Jerzy Gawronski, archaeologists have made roughly 700,000 finds during the construction of the Noord-Zuidlijn. The results of fifteen years of archaeological research can ...
  • 4D Research Lab: Call for Proposals
    19 Apr 2018
    To celebrate the launch of the new 4D Research Lab, the team have launched a call for proposals, offering their expertise and facilities to the best research proposal with a 3D or 4D research objective.
  • The UvA and the Faculty of Humanities produce strong showing in latest International Student Barometer
    4 Apr 2018
    International students have ranked the University of Amsterdam (UvA) first in the Netherlands for being 'a good place to be'. With a rating above 97%, the Faculty of Humanities scores particularly high in this ...
  • Kristin Kleber
    Kristin Kleber, Professor of Ancient Near Eastern Studies
    2 Feb 2018
    Kristin Kleber has been appointed Professor of Ancient Near Eastern Studies at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam as of 1 February 2018.
  • Vacancies OIKOS Anchoring Innovation
    18 Sep 2017
    UvA currently has two vacant PhD positions and one postdoc project as part of the NWO-funded Gravitaton Programme Anchoring Innovation.