Amsterdam School of Historical Studies
Newsletter March 2016
Two vacant PhD positions in History of Humanities and Sciences
The positions will reinforce the newly founded Center for the History of Humanities and Sciences, and are funded by the NWO Humanities open competition programme 'The Flow of Cognitive Goods: Towards a Post-Disciplinary History of Knowledge', led by Prof. Rens Bod (ILLC) and Prof. Jeroen van Dongen (IOP).
ASH Researchers in the Media
Niek Pas discusses Algeria
In February Niek Pas, assistant professor in Modern History and member of ASH, was interviewed about the situation in Algeria by several media.
Calls for Papers
Text, Performance, and the Production of Knowledge
A conference by research group Historical Theatre Research (ASH), organised by Elke Huwiler, Suzanne Kooloos and Jan Lazardzig. 26-28 January 2017, UvA. 
Deadline for abstracts: 31st March 2016
Public Religions and Their Secrets, Secret Religions and Their Publics
2016 Autumn Conference of the Dutch Association for the Study of Religion (NGG), Thursday 27 – Friday 28 October 2016, UvA.
Deadline for abstracts: 1 April 2016
NGG PhD Master Class 2016
PhD students attending the NGG conference 'Public Religions and Their Secrets, Secret Religions and their Publics' on 27 and 28 October 2016 are invited to take part in the NGG PhD Master Class. 
Deadline for abstracts: 1 April 2016
The Long Quarrel: Ancients and Moderns in the Eighteenth Century
An interdisciplinary conference organised by the research group Early Modern Intellectual History. 16-17 June 2016, Amsterdam. Keynote speakers are Larry Norman (University of Chicago) and Iain McDaniel (University of Sussex). 
Deadline for abstracts: 15 March 2016
10 March
History Research Seminar #6: Lecture by Prof. Catherine Hall (UCL) - 'Re-Visiting the Legacies of Slavery'

10 March
Technical Art History Colloquium with presentations by dr Marieke Hendriksen (UU) and dr Marjolijn Bol (UvA, MPI Berlin)

10 March
EAST seminar by Julia Leikin (UCL) - 'Rebellion, Seafaring and Plunder in the Russian Mediterranean, 1768-1807'

11 March
AHM Lecture Series: dr Carine Germond (Maastricht University) - 'Rekindling the Rural Idyll'

17 March
Musicology Colloquium: Lecture by dr Kristin McGee (RUG) - 'Resilience, precarity and counter publics in Beyoncé’s audiovisual oeuvre'
Grant News
T-Ap Digging Into Data Challenge For 2016
On 1 March 2016 the Trans-Atlantic Platform (T-AP) has launched its 'Digging into Data Challenge', which is aimed at supporting projects on 'big data' in the social sciences and the humanities. 

Grant news provided by the Grant Team Humanities
This webpage features gives information on (new) opportunities for external funding, upcoming grant deadlines, and the support tracks that are organised for researchers who want to apply for individual grants.
Upcoming Deadlines
NWO Creative Industry – KIEM
Continuous submission

NWO Vici
24 March 2016 14:00 - Deadline for preliminary proposals

NWO Rubicon
31 March 2016 14:00 - Deadline for applications

Lowlands Science 2016
01 April 2016  - deadline for proposals
Lowlands, BKB and New Scientist invite researchers to submit proposals for scientific research during the Lowlands festival.

NWO Free Competition Humanities
5 April 2016 14:00 - Deadline for preliminary proposals

NIAS Fellowship Applications 2017/18
15 April 2016 - Deadline for non-Dutch scholars
1 August 2016 - Deadline for Dutch scholars

KNAW Conference Grants Fund
1 May 2016 - Deadline for applications
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