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Results: 601 - 633 of 633
Results: 601 - 633 of 633
  • 16 Jun 2014
    Progress on new Arts and Culture location

    The contractor started work on renovation of the former CREA building on the Grimburgwal in early May 2014. Work is scheduled to continue until the spring of 2015.

  • 4 Jun 2014
    Renovation of former CREA building discussed at Coffee With the Neighbours meeting

    On Tuesday, 27 May, the UvA organised another edition of Coffee With the Neighbours, a special event for local residents, entrepreneurs and other interested parties. This edition was held at the Academic Club and was ...

  • 28 May 2014
    Behind the façade

    'From the fourteenth century onwards, various monastery complexes with large gardens and allotments were built to the east of the Rokin', Agnes Kersten explains. Kersten is researching the history of the ...

  • 26 May 2014
    Reinder Storm succeeds Jan Werner as curator of Cartography

    Reinder Storm has been appointed the new curator of Cartography, Geography and Travel for the Special Collections Department of the University of Amsterdam, effective 1 July. He will be replacing Jan Werner, who has ...

  • 12 May 2014
    Invitation to meet former CREA building contractor

    Tuesday, 27 May will see a new edition of Coffee With the Neighbours.

  • 28 Apr 2014
    In memoriam Kees Gnirrep

    Former curator of Rare Printed Books of the University Library, Kees Gnirrep, passed away in the early morning of Thursday 24 April, at the age of 73.

  • 23 Apr 2014
    Filling up of crawlspace in former CREA building

    The crawlspace in the former CREA building will be filled up with sand on Monday, 28 April. This building is being renovated in order to accommodate the Arts and Culture programme in the summer of next year.

  • 7 Apr 2014
    Special Collections opening hours during spring public holidays

    During the spring public holidays, the Special Collections are open at different times than you may be used to. An overview.

  • 24 Mar 2014
    Call for Papers 2015 Amsterdam Symposium on the History of Food

    On 16 and 17 January 2015 the second Amsterdam Symposium on the History of Food will take place at the Special Collections of the University of Amsterdam (UvA). The Amsterdam Symposium is the result of a ...

  • 19 Mar 2014
    Progress and developments at City Centre Campus discussed during Coffee With the Neighbours

    The fourth edition of the information meeting for local residents, entrepreneurs and other interested parties from the area around the Binnengasthuis site – an event known as Coffee With the Neighbours – on Tuesday, ...

  • 28 Feb 2014
    Invitation to attend presentation of provisional design for new City Centre University Library

    Tuesday, 4 May will see a new edition of Coffee With the Neighbours. The UvA initiative is aimed at informing local residents, entrepreneurs and other interested parties from the area around the Binnengasthuis site ...

  • 22 Jan 2014
    Efforts to complete design of new library underway

    As mentioned, the architects' group consisting of MVSA Architects and J. van Stigt architect's office has been selected to design the new City Centre University Library. The group presented its vision on the design ...

  • 17 Jan 2014
    Claudia Goldstein wins 2013 Joop Witteveen Prize

    On 17 January, the 2013 Joop Witteveen Prize was given to Claudia Goldstein for her book ‘Pieter Bruegel and the Culture of the Early Modern Dinner Party’. The Joop Witteveen Prize is awarded by the University of ...

  • 14 Jan 2014
    Reading Room will close at 4 pm on 17 January

    On Friday 17 January the Special Collections’ Reading Room will close at 4:00 pm, one hour earlier as usual.

  • 4 Dec 2013
    Harold McGee wins 2013 Johannes van Dam Prize

    The Special Collections of the University of Amsterdam announced Harold McGee as the winner of the Johannes van Dam Prize. The prize will be awarded on 17 January 2014 during the Gala of the Cookbook. The Johannes ...

  • 19 Nov 2013
    Safe and accessible construction site

    The University of Amsterdam is building a campus for the Faculty of Humanities at and around the Binnengasthuis site.

  • 8 Nov 2013
    Local residents from area around City Centre Campus meet architects responsible for new University Library

    Local residents, entrepreneurs and other interested parties had an opportunity to meet with the architects responsible for the new City Centre University Library at a special introductory meeting on the evening of ...

  • 25 Oct 2013
    Accessibility of TIN and MCN collections

    On 1 January 2013, the collections of the Netherlands Theatre Institute (TIN) and the Music Centre the Netherlands (MCN) were transferred to the Special Collections of the University of Amsterdam. This has ...

  • 23 Oct 2013
    UvA City Centre Campuses serve as source of inspiration for Australian university

    In October, a delegation from Perth's Curtin University visited the Amsterdam City Centre Campuses. Andy Sharp, director of the university's accommodations organisation, visited the campuses in search of inspiration ...

  • 14 Oct 2013
    Opportunity to meet with architects responsible for City Centre University Library

    MVSA Architects and J. van Stigt architect's office will be explaining their design challenge at an introductory meeting for local residents, entrepreneurs and other interested parties on 17 October. They will be ...

  • 19 Sep 2013
    Irma Boom: The Architecture of the Book

    Lecturis publishing house and The Special Collections department of the University of Amsterdam are publishing a revised and updated reprint of the Irma Boom monograph in two formats: a miniature book and an XXL edition.

  • 6 Sep 2013
    Esslingen Mahzor online

    The famous Esslingen Mahzor, a Hebrew prayerbook from the late thirteenth century, is partly kept in New York and partly in Amsterdam, in the Bibliotheca Rosenthaliana. Both parts are now reunited at one website.

  • 3 Sep 2013
    Exhibition on Arnon Grunberg in 2014

    In the autumn of 2014, the Special Collections of the University of Amsterdam will hold an exhibition on the writer Arnon Grunberg. Organised by the Special Collections, the Letterkundig Museum and the Dutch ...

  • 22 Jul 2013
    Entries invited for Joop Witteveen Prize 2013

    The Special Collections Department of the University of Amsterdam invites authors to submit publications for the Joop Witteveen Prize, the award for an outstanding publication on the history of food in the Low Countries.

  • 6 Jul 2013
    Cookery books from Special Collections on display at the FoodMuseum

    The virtual FoodMuseum by Linda Roodenburg is exhibiting a selection of Dutch cookery books from the History of Food collections of the University of Amsterdam.

  • 18 Feb 2013
    Gourmand World Cookbook Awards 2012

    During the first ‘Gala van het Kookboek’ on 18 January, the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards 2012 collection was presented by Edouard Cointreau jr. to the Special Collections of the University of Amsterdam. The ...

  • 11 Feb 2013
    University of Amsterdam starts symposium on the history of food

    In January 2014 the first annual Amsterdam Symposium on the History of Food in the Low Countries will take place at the Special Collections of the University of Amsterdam (UvA). The Amsterdam Symposium is the result ...

  • 18 Jan 2013
    University of Amsterdam awards two gastronomic prizes

    In Amsterdam today, the Johannes van Damprijs and the Joop Witteveenprijs were awarded to Claudia Roden and Daniëlle De Vooght. The prizes consist of a plate designed by Joost Swarte and a cash sum. The festive award ...

  • 13 Sep 2011
    Study Abroad Fair UvA-HvA 2011

    The Study Abroad Fair UvA-HvA 2011 (Buitenlandmanifestatie) will take place on Wednesday, 5 October 2011 from 12.00-16.00 I in the Leeuwenberg HvA building.