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.
8 Mar 2019
Margriet Heim ontvangt koninklijke onderscheiding
Margriet Heim is benoemd tot Ridder in de Orde van Oranje-Nassau voor haar inzet voor een betere communicatie van en met kinderen en volwassenen met een ernstige meervoudige beperking die niet of nauwelijks kunnen ...
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'.
12 Feb 2019
Call for Papers: Multiple Materialities of Muslim Marriages
This workshop is organized as part of the ERC-funded research project on ‘Problematizing “Muslim Marriages”: Ambiguities and Contestations’ hosted by the Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research and the ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
27 Jun 2018
Padraic Monaghan, hoogleraar Engelse taalkunde
Prof. dr. P. Monaghan (1972) is benoemd tot hoogleraar Engelse taalkunde aan de Faculteit der Geesteswetenschappen van de Universiteit van Amsterdam (UvA).
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'