Recent News

In memoriam: prof. dr. Ben Peperkamp

11-21-17

It is with great sadness that we have learned of the sudden passing of our colleague Prof Ben Josef Peperkamp. Ben passed away Saturday November 18, 2017 following a cardiac arrest triggered by pulmonary embolism.

PPE Bachelor’s programme awarded ‘top rated programme’ distinction

11-15-17

Announced by The Keuzegids Universiteiten – the Netherlands’

VU-promovendus Ype de Boer publiceert boek over de Japanse schrijver Haruki Murakami

09-21-17

Op 25 september was de officiële presentatie bij Spui25 in Amsterdam. Op 28 oktober vertelt Ype de Boer op het Brainwashfestival meer over zijn boek.

VU-hoogleraar Martin van Hees krijgt samen met vijf wetenschappers een NWO Zwaartekrachtsubsidie

05-08-17

Toekenning van 18,8 miljoen euro voor onderzoeksprogramma SCOOP

PPE goes India!

04-13-17

Webby award nomination for online radio platform RADIO.GARDEN. CO-developed by VU professor Alec Badenoch.

04-10-17

Workshops on how to write your Master’s Thesis

03-23-17

Want to write an award winning Master’s Thesis? Yussef al Tamimi (final mark 10) and Annie Wong (VU Master’s Thesis award 2015) share their insights on 4 and 5 April.

American philosopher Judith Butler comes to Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

03-23-17

Closing performance act Johannes Paul Raether at Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam

Is there hope for the new generation?

03-07-17

Come to the Rijksmuseum on 5 April and discover how South Africa and the Netherlands can give your future hope!

Migration studies minor, register before June 1

02-28-17

In this university minor, we pay special attention to interactions between migrants, nation-states and borders, and supranational institutions andorganizations.

Migration studies minor, register before June 1

02-28-17

In this university minor, we pay special attention to interactions between migrants, nation-states and borders, and supranational institutions andorganizations.

Smell, the neglected sense

01-16-17

Though unnoticed, our sense of smell is a major mood determiner. Scents evoke vivid childhood memories. They are part of our identity: we each have a scent that is as unique as our fingerprints.

Wayne Modest professor of Material Culture and Critical Heritage Studies

12-01-16

Lecture series Cultural Approaches to Digital Humanities

10-13-16

This lecture series is presented to you by the VU Program of Art and Culture and Research Institute CLUE+, in collaboration with the Netherlands Institute for Image and Sound.

Launch Environmental Humanities Center at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

10-07-16

With opening keynote lecture by Libby Robin (Australian National University)