IAS hosts celebration for interdisciplinary PhD candidates
Following the establishment in 2017 of the UvA’s Interdisciplinary Doctorate Agreement (IDA), a gathering was held on Monday, 21 October, at the Institute for Advanced Studies to celebrate the hiring of the last of ...
30 Sep 2019
UvA FGw Aspasia Fund 2020 Call for proposals
The UvA FGw Aspasia Fund is currently inviting applications for the year 2020. The fund was established as an encouragement for women faculty members, to help them take a next step in their career by strengthening ...
17 Sep 2019
Thom Westveer new PhD representative of ACLC
ACLC is pleased to announce that Thom Westveer is the new ACLC PhD representative. In this role, he represents the ACLC PhD community in the PhD Council Board, the Graduate Study Committee and the ACLC Advisory Board.
30 Jul 2019
Cutting Edge Research Fund | Call for proposals
The UvA Faculty of Humanities offers the funding scheme 'Cutting Edge Research Fund' that fosters (inter)national collaboration aimed at innovative, cutting edge research. The call for proposals for the Cutting Edge ...
29 Jul 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. Deadline for applications: October 1, 2019.
29 Jul 2019
Call for Proposals | Research Innovation and Sustainability Fund
The UvA Faculty of Humanities offers the Research Innovation and Sustainability (RIS) Fund that aims to support research staff in their career development and to expand their opportunities to conduct research. The ...
22 Jul 2019
Save the date: ILLC Open Day
Save the date (October 4th, 2019): ILLC invites all colleagues at UvA and CWI interested in their research to visit the institute, watch posters and demo's, attend flash talks and enjoy drinks afterwards. More ...
12 Jul 2019
Kees Hengeveld elected member of Academia Europaea
Kees Hengeveld, Professor of Theoretical Linguistics at the ACLC, has been elected as a member of the Academia Europaea.
25 Jun 2019
Enoch Aboh appointed as new director of ACLC
Enoch Aboh, Professor of Learnability, has been appointed as the new director of the ACLC. As of 1 August he will be the successor of Paul Boersma, who was the ACLC director for five years.
25 Jun 2019
NWO awards PhD position to Cindy van Boven
Cindy van Boven has been awarded a PhD position in the highly competitive NWO PhDs in the Humanities programme, which she will carry out within ACLC. She will start her project in September 2019.
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
Metaphor has recently been reconceptualised as a fundamental part of the human conceptual system.
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'.
28 Feb 2019
Four humanities researchers to conduct research at UvA with Marie Curie Fellowship
Four talented researchers in the humanities have been awarded a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship to conduct research at the University of Amsterdam (UvA): Giulia Frezza (Amsterdam Center for Language and ...
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 ...
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 ...