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About AHM

Amsterdam School for Heritage, Memory and Material Culture

AHM fosters a dynamic, interdisciplinary and transnational research of heritage, memory and material culture and stimulates scholarly cooperation in an international setting, organises PhD training, seminars, reading groups, workshops, public debates, and international conferences.

The school brings together researchers working in diverse areas and fields heritage and memory studies, cultural studies, museum studies, archaeology and material culture, art history, media, conservation and restoration, archival studies, digital humanities, postcolonial and performative studies, religious studies, music and theatre studies, conflict and identity studies, Slavonic languages and cultures, Holocaust and genocide studies, European memory studies, Middle Eastern studies, and cultural, public and oral history.

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18 July 2019
Andra Danila and Santje Pander, two students from the UvA programme Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Heritage, have restored a seventeenth-century globe that had been declared a 'total loss' by experts. A ...
13 June 2019
KNIR Colloquia are small, exclusive expert meetings, hosted and funded by the Royal Netherlands Institute in Rome. Their purpose is to offer early or mid-career academics from all fields the opportunity to improve ...
14 May 2019
Ihab Saloul, Research Co-Director of the Amsterdam School for Heritage, Memory and Material Culture (AHM), gives a film lecture about the exhibition 'A Tale of Hidden Histories' at the EYE Filmmuseum.