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  • Book presentation on Amsterdam's involvement in Slavery: 'De Slavernij in Oost en West: het Amsterdam onderzoek' Oct 20, 2020

    On Tuesday 29 September, the International Institute of Social History (an Academy institute) presented 'De Slavernij in Oost en West: Het Amsterdam onderzoek' (Slavery in East and West: The Amsterdam investigation). The book, compiled by Pepijn Brandon, Guno Jones, Nancy Jouwe and Matthias van Rossum, offers a first overview of the full scale of Amsterdam's involvement in slavery and the slave trade.

  • Watch the Heineken Prizes 2020 Award Ceremony Livecast Oct 06, 2020

    On Thursday 1 October, during a live online broadcast from the Trippenhuis in Amsterdam, the ten national and international winners of the Heineken Prizes 2020 received their awards.

  • De la Court Prize 2020 for Myriam Everard Oct 02, 2020

    This year, Myriam Everard will be receiving the Academy's De la Court Prize for her scholarly oeuvre. Her work focuses on the role of women in Dutch history. The prize, a sum of 7,500 euros and a medal, is intended for research carried out outside established academic institutions.

  • New Dutch national action plan for diversity and inclusion Sep 17, 2020

    The Netherlands’ Education and Science Minister Ingrid van Engelshoven has unveiled a national action plan that is meant to create an inclusive, diverse and safe learning and working environment in Dutch higher education and research. The plan calls on the higher education and research sector to work with the government to take the next step towards full diversity and inclusion.

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