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Results: 1 - 45 of 45
  • 16 Aug 2019
    Archaeological findings on University Library construction site

    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 ...

  • 6 Jun 2019
    JPI-CH Conservation, Protection and Use joint call launched

    Recently, the Joint Programming Initiative on Cultural Heritage and Global Change (JPI CH) has launched a new call for transnational research proposals entitled CONSERVATION, PROTECTION AND USE. It invites proposals ...

  • 25 Mar 2019
    Irene de Jong appointed as Norwegian Academy member

    Irene de Jong, professor of Ancient Greek at the UvA, has been selected as a member of The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters.

  • 18 Feb 2019
    PhD vacancies in HERILAND-project

    Project on cultural heritage and spatial development offers 15 vacancies. Deadline for application is 1 April 2019.

  • 7 Feb 2019
    Augmented reality project Blending Past and Present

    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 ...

  • 10 Dec 2018
    ACMES Thesis Prize

    The Amsterdam Centre for Middle Eastern Studies Amsterdam (ACMES) intends to award two prizes for Best BA thesis (€ 150 in book vouchers) and Best MA thesis (€ 250 in book vouchers) in Middle Eastern Studies for work ...

  • 19 Jun 2018
    Three PhD candidates in the humanities awarded grants

    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 € ...

  • 15 Jun 2018
    Archaeologists find 700,000 objects along Noord-Zuidlijn route

    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 ...

  • 19 Apr 2018
    4D Research Lab: Call for Proposals

    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.

  • 4 Apr 2018
    The UvA and the Faculty of Humanities produce strong showing in latest International Student Barometer

    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 ...

  • 2 Feb 2018
    Kristin Kleber, Professor of Ancient Near Eastern Studies

    Kristin Kleber has been appointed Professor of Ancient Near Eastern Studies at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam as of 1 February 2018.

  • 18 Sep 2017
    Vacancies OIKOS Anchoring Innovation

    UvA currently has two vacant PhD positions and one postdoc project as part of the NWO-funded Gravitaton Programme Anchoring Innovation.

  • 18 Sep 2017
    KIEM Grant for Patricia Lulof

    Dr. Patricia Lulof has been awarded a KIEM grant of € 15,000 by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) for her project ‘Living in the Past. Reconstructing Etruscan Houses in Acquarossa’.

  • 7 Jul 2017
    Rianne Hermans co-winner of ASH dissertation award 2016-2017

    This prize was awarded to Rianne Hermans for her PhD dissertation Latin Cults through Roman Eyes. Myth, Memory and Cult Practice in the Alban Hills, which she carried out from 2011 until 2016 under the supervision of ...

  • 8 May 2017
    More than 100 million euros for Dutch top science 

    Two research teams, which include UvA researchers, have each received 18.8 million euros to jointly set up excellent scientific research programmes in the coming years. The Dutch Minister of Education Culture and ...

  • 10 Dec 2016
    ACMES Thesis Prize - Awards Ceremony

    On 15 December, the Amsterdam Centre for Middle Eastern Studies Amsterdam (ACMES) will award two prizes for Best BA thesis and Best MA thesis in Middle Eastern Studies for work completed at the UvA during the ...

  • 22 Jun 2016
    ACMES Thesis Prize

    The Amsterdam Centre for Middle Eastern Studies Amsterdam (ACMES) intends to award two prizes for Best BA thesis (€ 150 in book vouchers) and Best MA thesis (€ 250 in book vouchers) in Middle Eastern Studies for work ...

  • 13 May 2016
    Eleven NWO Vidi grants awarded to UvA and AMC-UvA researchers

    Eleven scientists from the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and the Academic Medical Centre (AMC-UvA) will each receive an €800,000 Vidi grant from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO), to develop ...

  • 18 Apr 2016
    Royal 17th century wardrobe found in the Wadden Sea

    ‘Rarely, if ever, has such a big discovery been made in a maritime context’, says Maarten van Bommel, Professor of Conservation Science and chair of the section Restoration and Conservation of Cultural Heritage at ...

  • 12 Apr 2016
    Two PhD positions in Historical Archaeology

    Vacancies as part of the NWO-funded open competition project Diaspora and identity: an integrated archaeological and historical investigation into material life, ethnicity, and diet in the district of Vlooienburg, ...

  • 9 Mar 2016
    PAN project awarded for 1.862 million euro

    NWO research grant for Nico Roymans and Stijn Heeren

  • 12 Jan 2016
    Echoing Hylas, new book Mark Heerink

    Echoing Hylas. A Study in Hellenistic and Roman Metapoetics

  • 14 Oct 2015
    Veni laureate Marlena Whiting

    NWO grant for research Gendering sacred space: female networks, patronage and ritual experience in early Christian pilgrimage.

  • 6 Oct 2015
    New book Emily Hemelrijk

    Hidden Lives, Public Personae. Women and Civic Life in the Roman West

  • 11 Aug 2015
    INSTAP award for emeritus Crouwel

    Distinguished Service to Aegean Prehistory Award.

  • 29 May 2015
    Irene de Jong appointed as KNAW member

    Irene de jong, professor of Ancient Greek at the UvA, has been selected as a member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW).

  • 5 Apr 2015
    Award: Honorary Doctorate for Emily Hemelrijk

    The Faculty Board of Arts at the University of Gothenburg has decided to appoint Prof. Emily Hemelrijk (Ancient History) to be Honorary Doctor of Philosophy.

  • 2 Apr 2015
    Honorary Doctorate awarded to Professor Emily Hemelrijk

    The Faculty Board of Arts at the University of Gothenburg has decided to appoint Prof. Emily Hemelrijk (Ancient History, UvA) to be Honorary Doctor of Philosophy.

  • 11 Feb 2015
    Newly discovered human remains shed light on Batavia shipwreck

    An international research team, which includes UvA archaeologist Liesbeth Smits, has uncovered the remains of four people in a sequence of remarkable discoveries related to the famous ‘Batavia’ shipwreck, which took ...

  • 22 Jan 2015
    Award: Choice Magazine Award for Emily Hemelrijk

    Emily Hemelrijk and Greg Woolf have been awarded with the Choice Magazine Outstanding Academic Title award for their book Women and the Roman city in the Latin West (Brill 2013)

  • 21 Jan 2015
    'Choice' award for publication Emily Hemelrijk

    Title is among only 10% named to prestigious annual 'Outstanding Academic Titles' list.

  • 11 Sep 2014
    4G and archaeology at UvA

    Direct access to archaeological maps and information by 4G internet on tablets.

  • 21 Jul 2014
    Message in connection with the Malaysia Airlines aircraft disaster

    With deep sadness and disbelief, we have learnt that UvA/AMC staff members Joep Lange and Jacqueline van Tongeren, UvA student Sascha Meijer and UvA alumnus Laurens van der Graaff were on board the Malaysia Airlines ...

  • 10 Jul 2014
    NWO research grant for Jan Paul Crielaard

    Project The sea and land routes of southern Euboia, ca. 4000–1 BC. A case study in Mediterranean interconnectivity awarded for € 750.000,-.

  • 21 May 2014
    VIDI grant Kristin Kleber

    NWO grant for innovative research Paying for All the King’s Horses and All the King’s Men: A Fiscal History of the Achaemenid Empire.

  • 8 May 2014
    Exhibition 36 years of Dutch excavation in ancient Satricum

    Opening on 11 June 2014.

  • 22 Apr 2014
    James Symonds, professor of Historical Archaeology (North of the Alps)

    Prof. J. Symonds (1962) has been appointed professor of Historical Archaeology (North of the Alps) at the University of Amsterdam's (UvA) Faculty of Humanities.

  • 11 Mar 2014
    Italian award ‘Frumento d’oro’ for Marijke Gnade

    On 14 March Marijke Gnade, professor by special appointment in the Archaeology of Pre-Roman Cultures in Central Italy, will receive the ‘Frumento d’oro 2014.’ This award is assigned to women who have initiated ...

  • 19 Sep 2013
    Newly published: Hatra

    Hatra is the richest archaeological site in the Parthian Empire known to date and has great potential for a better understanding of this enigmatic empire and its relationship with Rome.

  • 22 Aug 2013
    Caroline Kroon, professor of Latin Language and Literature

    Professor C.H.M. Kroon (1961) has been appointed professor of Latin Language and Literature at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Humanities. In her capacity as director of the College of Humanities, she ...

  • 4 Dec 2012
    Trojan Horse to rise out of Amsterdam canal to promote exhibition on Troy

    During the first weeks of the exhibition entitled 'Troy. City, Homer and Turkey', a replica of the Trojan Horse (12 metres high and 6 metres long) will rise out of the canal in front of the Allard Pierson Museum of ...

  • 9 Oct 2012
    UvA archaeologist awarded Austrian cultural heritage prize

    UvA archeologist Joris Kilva has been awarded the Blue Shield Preis 2012 for his book titled Heritage under Siege: Military Implementation of the 1954 Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property. His book is ...

  • 17 Sep 2012
    UvA and VU establish new centre of expertise for Archaeology and Antiquity

    Amsterdam has a new focal point for research and teaching on Classics and Ancient Civilisations, Classical Languages and Archaeology with the newly established Amsterdam Centre for Ancient Studies and Archaeology ...

  • 30 Mar 2012
    International award for UvA archaeologist Joris Kila

    UvA scholar Joris Kila will be awarded the 2012 Art Protection and Security Award jointly with Dr Karl von Habsburg. The award is presented annually by ARCA, the Association for Research into Crimes against Art. Last ...

  • 16 Jan 2012
    UvA classicist Irene de Jong’s Iliad commentary to be published in Cambridge series

    In mid-January, Cambridge University Press will be publishing the latest title in its prestigious Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics series - or ‘Green-Yellows’, as they are known in academic circles (on account of ...