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Results: 1 - 20 of 616
  • 11 Dec 2019
    On the privilege of researching on the fault lines between law, history and political sociology

    ACES-ACELG visiting fellow Antoine Vauchez (Université Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne) speaks to us about the influence of the Italian mafia on his early research career, the beauty of his progression as a researcher ...

  • 11 Dec 2019
    Secondary Criminal Liability for International Crimes and Serious Human Rights Violations

    Marc Tiernan joined ACIL and the department of Criminal Law as a PhD Candidate in December 2019. His research forms part of a broader project on “The Outer Limits of Secondary Liability for International Crimes and ...

  • 11 Dec 2019
    Holiday closure Roeterseiland Campus

    On Tuesday 24 December the UvA buildings on Roeterseiland Campus will be closed from 18:00. On this day Building J/K will be closed all day because of maintenance.

  • 10 Dec 2019
    The winning group and the jury of the Create a Course Challenge 2019
    Winner Create a Course Challenge 2019: Post-humans in the Anthropocene

    The fourth edition of UvA's Create a Course Challenge took place on Thursday 28 November. The prize went to "Post-humans in the Anthropocene: a relational inquiry into Humanity Futures, other Species, and the ...

  • 10 Dec 2019
    ‘I remember getting home and falling asleep with my clothes on’

    Ömür (20), Roos (20), Saachi (18) and Artem (20) all became members of the Central Student Council (CSR) in September this year. Their job is to promote the interests of student across the entire UvA. How do they ...

  • 6 Dec 2019
    Available research funding grants in one overview

    Researchers from the UvA that are looking for ways to fund their research can now use Research Professional. This is offered by the Library.

  • 5 Dec 2019
    Tentamenformulier met potlood
    Extra Study Spaces and Extended Opening Hours

    During exam time the Library offers extra study spaces. On campus lecture rooms are available for studying. Need longer for your study? No problem. The Library has extended opening hours.

  • 29 Nov 2019
    Responsible use of AI technologies in the military context

    UvA / Asser / ACIL / LACMO members Berenice Boutin, Terry Gill and Tom van Engers have been awarded an NWO grant for their four-year research project ‘Agency and Compliance by Design in Military AI Technologies.’ ...

  • 27 Nov 2019
    Big Data Human Trafficking project wins Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award 2019

    ACIL / International Criminal Law researcher Jill Coster van Voorhout won the Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award 2019 (category Alpha/Gamma) for her project to identify human trafficking activities in bank data. ...

  • 25 Nov 2019
    ACIL team presents to United Nations General Assembly

    Invited by the Permanent Mission of Brazil at the UN, ACIL researchers André Nollkaemper and Natasa Nedeski presented the Guiding Principles on Shared Responsibility in International Law to the General Assembly of ...

  • 25 Nov 2019
    Follow an interdisciplinary elective

    Want to follow lectures in Artis Zoo and study the relationships between humans and animals? Can a climate crisis still be averted? Can we keep up with the developments of Artificial Intelligence? Or would you rather ...

  • 25 Nov 2019
    Amsterdam Light Festival
    REC faculties in the spotlight during the Amsterdam Light Festival

    The three faculties on the Roeterseiland Campus – Economics & Business, the Amsterdam Law School and Social & Behavioural Sciences – will literally be in the spotlight during the Amsterdam Light Festival. Ten ...

  • 22 Nov 2019
    Geert ten Dam and Karen Maex reappointed to the Executive Board

    Geert ten Dam and Karen Maex have been reappointed by the Supervisory Board of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) as, respectively, chairperson of the Executive Board and Rector Magnificus of the university. This ...

  • 21 Nov 2019
    Construction of roof over Roetersstraat entrance to bicycle park

    From 18 November through mid-December, the UvA will be installing a roof over the access ramp to the bicycle park at the Roetersstraat entrance. The roof will reduce noise disturbance and protect the access ramp ...

  • 19 Nov 2019
    ACELG students Sylwia Kałaska and Alexandros Ntallas
    Recognition for ACELG students master theses

    Sylwia Kałaska and Alexandros Ntallas, two students supervised by ACELG members, were both publicly recognised for the outstanding qualities of their master theses.

  • 19 Nov 2019
    Orange the World
    UvA says no to violence: Orange the World

    The University of Amsterdam is participating in Orange the World. During this international campaign, from 25 November to 10 December 2019, we will demonstrate that our university supports the fight against violence ...

  • 19 Nov 2019
    Audience reaction at Strategic Planning Conference on 14 November 2019.
    Conference on Strategic Plan for 2012-2026

    On Thursday, 14 November members of the UvA community met in de Rode Hoed to discuss important questions for the new Strategic Plan.

  • 19 Nov 2019
    Horizon 2020 grant for UvA research into the development of copyright in digital society

    The UvA’s Institute for Information Law (IViR) has won a grant worth 620,000 euros from the EU’s Horizon 2020 programme for research conducted as part of an international consortium. The research is aimed at ...

  • 18 Nov 2019
    Brexit Brits in the Netherlands

    ACELG professor Annete Schrauwen was interviewed by the Brexit Brits Abroad podcast to discuss the (legal) situation of British citizens in the Netherlands.

  • 15 Nov 2019
    Kalliopi Skourtou
    Transnational Corporations as Human Rights-Holders

    In September 2019, Kalliopi Ioanna Skourtou started her PhD research at the Amsterdam Centre for International Law. Her PhD research is entitled “Transnational Corporations as Human Rights-Holders. A Critical ...