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 ...
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
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 ...