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  • 28 Feb 2019
    Giulia Frezza to join the ACLC with Marie Curie Fellowship

    Dr Giulia Frezza has been awarded a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship to conduct research at the ACLC about 'Metaphorical Narratives in Dementia Discourse'.

  • 22 Feb 2019
    Call for posters – Awareness in humans and machines

    SMART (Speech & Language, Music, Art, Reasoning and Thought) is organizing a workshop in collaboration with the ACLC on the role of awareness in humans and machines.

  • 20 Feb 2019
    Save the date | ACLC workshop NWA

    This year's ACLC workshop will focus on the Nationale Wetenschaps Agenda (NWA) and will be held on Friday 5 April 2019 from 15.00 till 17.00, followed by drinks. Please save the date!

  • 18 Feb 2019
    CALICO Award for Rose Van der Zwaard and Anne Bannink

    Rose Van der Zwaard and Anne Bannink have won the CALICO Award for Best Article 2018 for their paper 'Reversal of participant roles in NS-NNS synchronous telecollaboration'.

  • 21 Jan 2019
    Call for Papers: Amsterdam Metaphor Festival

    The Metaphor Lab Amsterdam is delighted to announce that the next Metaphor Festival will take place in Amsterdam from 28 - 31 August 2019. The Metaphor Festival is an annual conference on the use of figurative ...

  • 20 Nov 2018
    Call for Proposals | Research Innovation and Sustainability Fund

    The UvA Faculty of Humanities offers a funding scheme that aims to support staff in their career development and to expand their opportunities to conduct research.

  • 16 Nov 2018
    Call for papers – Doing experiments with theoretical linguistics

    SMART (Speech & Language, Music, Art, Reasoning and Thought), in collaboration with the ACLC, is organizing a workshop dedicated to empirical investigations into the constructs of theoretical linguistics. We hope to ...

  • 6 Nov 2018
    UvA FGw Aspasia Fund: Call for proposals (November 2019)

    The UvA FGw Aspasia Fund aims to support women in their career development within the Faculty of Humanities at the UvA and to expand their opportunities to conduct research.

  • 17 Oct 2018
    Marieke Olthof new PhD representative of ACLC

    ACLC is pleased to announce Marieke Olthof as the new ACLC PhD representative.

  • 10 Oct 2018
    Call for Papers: The Thrill of the Dark

    Ironbridge International Institute for Cultural Heritage, University of Birmingham UK, in partnership with the Collaborative for Cultural Heritage and Management Policy, University of Illinois, USA and Department of ...

  • 9 Aug 2018
    Cutting Edge Research Fund | Call for proposals reopened

    As of 1 September 2018, the UvA FGw Cutting Edge Research Fund will be reopened.

  • 27 Jun 2018
    Padraic Monaghan, professor of English Linguistics

    Prof. P. Monaghan (1972) has been appointed professor of English Linguistics at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Humanities.

  • 25 Apr 2018
    Rhythm crucial in drummed speech

    How can an entire language be mapped onto beats on two drums? To answer this question, linguists Frank Seifart from the University of Amsterdam (UvA), Julien Meyer from the Université Grenoble Alpes and colleagues ...

  • 13 Apr 2018
    Call for applications | PhD Finishing Fellowships

    The Faculty of Humanities invites applications for 0.5 FTE PhD Finishing Fellowships, tenable from January 1, 2019. Each fellowship will be for a period of up to 12 months. The award holder is required to deliver a ...

  • 10 Apr 2018
    Three researchers receive support from UvA FGw RIS Fund

    Kees Hengeveld (ACLC), Samuel Kruizinga (ASH) and Krisztina Lajosi-Moore (ARTES) have been awarded a RIS fellowship to enable them to prepare applications for senior personal grants and/or strengthen their CV.

  • 6 Apr 2018
    Paul Boersma Faculty of Humanities Lecturer of the Year

    Boersma's students call him an 'inspiring lecturer' who is 'clear in his explanations' and 'always prepared to help' His students praise him for his methods of teaching; 'he teaches with a lot of passion and humour'

  • 9 Feb 2018
    Eight researchers receive support from UvA FGw Aspasia Fund

    Hanneke Ronnes (AHM), Hanneke Stuit (ASCA), Judith Noorman (ASH), Kristine Johanson (ASH), Sofie Remijsen (ASH), Suzanne Aalberse (ACLC), Sruti Bala (ASCA), and Patricia Pisters (ASCA) have been awarded a temporary ...

  • 29 Jan 2018
    Cutting Edge Research Fund | Deadline extended

    The deadline for submitting applications for the UvA FGw Cutting Edge Research Fund has been extended. Applications can be submitted continuously until no later than 30 June 2018.

  • 24 Jul 2017
    Internationalisation in the Humanities grant for Petra Sleeman

    NWO has awarded funding from the programme Internationalisation in the Humanities to seven researchers. This concerns projects in which a Dutch humanities research group collaborates with at least two foreign ...

  • 24 Jul 2017
    Emeritus professor Manfred Woidich has been elected fellow British Academy

    Prof. dr. Manfred Woidich, emeritus professor of Arabic at the UvA, has been elected Corresponding Fellow of the renowned British Academy.

  • 11 Jul 2017
    Fifteen Grants Awarded | Cutting Edge Research Fund

    The Faculty of Humanities has awarded grants to fifteen projects from the Cutting Edge Research Fund.

  • 11 Jul 2017
    Cutting Edge Research Fund | Call for proposals reopened

    As of July 2017, the UvA FGw Cutting Edge Research Fund has been reopened. Applications can be submitted continuously until no later than 31 December 2017.

  • 22 Feb 2017
    SMART Animals

    Call for workshop proposal as part of the second Amsterdam SMART Cognitive Science Conference December 6th-8th 2017

  • 16 Feb 2017
    Cutting Edge Research Fund | Extended guidelines

    As of mid-February 2017, the guidelines for Network Grants have been extended. Network Grants can be applied for I. initiating new international consortia and II. consolidating international consortia with the aim of ...

  • 7 Feb 2017
    Overview Calls for Proposals | Faculty of Humanities

    The most recent overview of funding opportunities for researchers employed by the Faculty of Humanities is provided here.

  • 20 Jan 2017
    Organisational changes at NWO - information meeting

    Two representatives of NWO will visit the Faculty to inform researcher of the changes in the selection and assessment procedures as a result of NWO's reorganisation into four domains. Information will also be given ...

  • 9 Jan 2017
    UvA385 Grants for UvA PhD candidates

    In honour of the University’s 385th anniversary, a new kind of grant is being introduced for UvA PhD candidates to enable them to gain international experience.

  • 6 Dec 2016
    Call for applications | PhD Finishing Fellowships

    The Faculty of Humanities invites applications for 0.5 FTE PhD Finishing Fellowships, tenable from January 1, 2018. Each fellowship will be for a period of up to 12 months. The award holder is required to deliver a ...

  • 13 Oct 2016
    Six new PhD fellowships at the FGw

    After a very competitive selection procedure, the Faculty of Humanities has decided to award PhD fellowships to the following six talented scholars.

  • 7 Oct 2016
    UvA FGw Aspasia Fund: Call for proposals

    Two to three female academics can be awarded a temporary release from teaching duties to enable them to prepare applications for senior personal grants.

  • 27 Sep 2016
    SIGNGRAM one of the 2015 COST success stories

    In its 2015 annual report COST mentions SignGram as one of the 2015 success stories. 'Cost Action SignGram has produced the first guide for sign language grammars, marking a huge step towards equal rights for deaf ...

  • 19 Sep 2016
    Anna Pytlowany, ACLC doctorate candidate, has been awarded a finishing grant

    Anna Pytlowany has received one of the faculty's finishing grant to complete her doctorate thesis. She will be able to fully focus on her dissertation from 1 September until 1 April. Title: What the ‘lost’ ...

  • 12 Jul 2016
    The Faculty of Humanities (FGw) at the UvA invites applications for Marie Curie grant 2016

    Have you recently finished your PhD? Are you interested in a postdoc position to further pursue your research in Humanities research? We would like to invite you to apply for a Marie S. Curie grant together with an ...

  • 7 Jul 2016
    Two UvA researchers receive NWO Internationalisation in the Humanities grant

    Dr Jan Lazardzig (ASH) and Professor Jeannette Schaeffer (ACLC) have each been awarded funding in the NWO programme Internationalisation in the Humanities. With this programme NWO Humanities supports researchers in ...

  • 5 Jul 2016
    Overview Calls for Proposals | Faculty of Humanities

    Currently there are three different kinds of funding opportunities for researchers employed by the Faculty of Humanities, UvA. An overview is provided here.

  • 1 Jul 2016
    Call for proposals | Cutting Edge Research Fund

    The UvA Faculty of Humanities offers a new funding scheme that fosters international collaboration aimed at innovative, cutting edge research. Applications are invited for two types of grants: 1. Network Grants and ...

  • 20 Jun 2016
    Three UvA projects receive funding from NWO PhDs in the Humanities

    The Faculty of Humanities is pleased to announce that Lucia Admiraal, Arnold Arps and Marieke Olthof have been awarded a PhD position in the highly competitive NWO PhDs in the Humanities Programme.

  • 1 Jun 2016
    Eugen Popa wins J. Anthony Blair Prize

    Eugen Popa (ACLC PhD candidate) has been awarded the J. Anthony Blair Prize at the OSSA 11 Conference on Argumentation, Objectivity and Bias held at the University of Windsor, Canada.

  • 21 Apr 2016
    Invitation to the Grand Opening of the Vossius Center - 27 June 2016

    The Vossius Center for the History of Humanities and Sciences will be officially opened on Monday 27 June, 15.00h-18.00h, at the place where G. Vossius held his inaugural lecture in 1632.

  • 8 Apr 2016
    Rubicon grant awarded to UvA linguist Konrad Rybka

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded a Rubicon grant to UvA linguist Konrad Rybka, who will conduct research for a period of two years at the University of California, Berkley (US).

  • 8 Apr 2016
    Konrad Rybka receives NWO Rubicon grant

    Dr. Konrad Rybka has been awarded an NWO Rubicon grant. The grant will enable him to spend two years at Berkeley, the University of California, San Francisco to do post doctoral research.

  • 24 Mar 2016
    The Vossius Center opens its doors at the UvA

    After almost 400 years, the first professor at the University of Amsterdam, Gerardus Vossius, has been honored with a Center that aims to bring together researchers from all faculties who share an interest in the ...

  • 24 Mar 2016
    New Journal "History of Humanities" has just been published!

    History of Humanities, along with the newly formed Society for the History of the Humanities, takes as its subject the history of a wide variety of disciplines including archaeology, art history, historiography, ...

  • 18 Feb 2016
    Five researchers receive support from UvA FGw Aspasia Fund

    Carolyn Birdsall (AHM), Chiara de Cesari (ARTES), Silke Hamann, (ACLC), Katrin Schulz (ILLC) and Maartje van Gelder (ASH) have been awarded a temporary release from teaching duties to enable them to prepare ...

  • 13 Jan 2016
    ACLC Professor Gerard Steen has been awarded an NWO Free Competition Grant

    With his project Resistance to Metaphor Gerard Steen has been awarded a Free Competition Grant in the 2015 round.

  • 25 Nov 2015
    Call for papers: The Making of the Humanities V

    One of the activities of the research group 'History and Philosophy of the Humanities' is the organization of a series of conferences: the 'Making of the Humanities'. Previous conferences were in Amsterdam (2008, ...

  • 5 Nov 2015
    ACLC's Dr. Roland Pfau has been awarded participation in a HORIZON 2020 collaboration project

    The UvA has received funding for two HORIZON 2020 projects that aim at contributing towards a solution for the Societal Challenges that Europe is currently facing. Roland Pfau's project is one of them. Under the ...

  • 15 Oct 2015
    Language documentation corpora added to the Unesco Memory of the World Register

    The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has added to its Memory of the World register 64 collections of language documentation materials from The Language Archive at the MPI for ...

  • 5 Aug 2015
    ACLC PhD candidate Jacky Visser wins ECA Prize for Outstanding Student Paper

    With his paper 'Speech acts in a dialogue game for critical discussion' Jacky Vissser has won the ECA Frans van Eemeren Prize for Outstanding Student Papers. ECA refers to the European Conference on Argumentation ...

  • 8 Apr 2015
    ACLC Researcher Sible Andringa has won the Albert Valdman Award

    The Use of Native Speaker Norms in Critical Period Hypothesis Research

  • 26 May 2014
    UvA awarded record number of Vidi grants

    Nineteen UvA researchers have been awarded a Vidi grant as part of the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) Innovational Research Incentives Scheme. Having secured 19 of the 88 grant allocations for ...