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Results: 1 - 20 of 54
  • 13 Jun 2019
    KNIR Colloquia Call for Applications 2020 . Deadline 1 October 2019

    KNIR Colloquia are small, exclusive expert meetings, hosted and funded by the Royal Netherlands Institute in Rome. Their purpose is to offer early or mid-career academics from all fields the opportunity to improve ...

  • 3 Jun 2019
    Vidi grant awarded to Eva van Lier (ACLC)

    Dr Eva van Lier has been awarded a Vidi grant from the Dutch Research Council (NWO) for research that she will carry out at the UvA.

  • 7 May 2019
    Visual Metaphor

    Metaphor has recently been reconceptualised as a fundamental part of the human conceptual system.

  • 4 Apr 2019
    Call for applications | PhD Finishing Fellowships

    The Faculty of Humanities invites applications for 0.5 FTE PhD Finishing Fellowships, tenable from January 1, 2020. Each fellowship will be for a period of up to 12 months. The award holder is required to deliver a ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...