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  • 8 Mar 2018
    Great Thinkers on YouTube-Ewald Engelen presenting the work of Karl Marx

    Financial Geographer Ewald Engelen traces the renewed relevance of the writings of Karl Marx. He will also discuss what Marx failed to tell us.

  • 6 Mar 2018
    Eight researchers to conduct research at UvA with Marie Curie Fellowship

    Eight talented researchers have been awarded a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship to conduct research at the University of Amsterdam (UvA). The awarded projects include research on border control within the ...

  • 1 Mar 2018
    CUS Seed Grant Open Call

    A call for Seed Grants has now opened. Seed Grants are awarded to assist our members developing new initiatives, to foster an interdisciplinary dialogue, and to stimulate original research in the field of Urban Studies.

  • 28 Feb 2018
    UvA subjects ranked highly in latest QS Rankings

    Several subject areas at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) have a high ranking in the latest QS World University Rankings by Subject. Communication & Media Studies is ranked the best in the world (up from 2nd spot ...

  • 28 Feb 2018
    Henny Bos, professor of Sexual and Gender Diversity in Families and Youth

    Dr H.M.W. Bos (1963) has been appointed professor of Sexual and Gender Diversity in Families and Youth at the University of Amsterdam's (UvA) Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences.

  • 23 Feb 2018
    Vici grant worth 1.5 million euros awarded to eleven UvA and AMC-UvA researchers

    Eleven researchers from the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and the Academic Medical Center (AMC) have each received a Vici grant worth 1.5 million euros to conduct research over the coming five years. Vici, which is ...

  • 16 Feb 2018
    2nd CSDS Conference: Critical Perspectives on Governance by Sustainable Development Goals: Water, Food and Climate (25-26 June 2018)

    The Centre for Sustainable Development Studies (CSDS) of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) hosts and brings together partners at UvA and other locations in the Netherlands, which work on sustainable development.

  • 15 Feb 2018
    Second cartoon on research ethics and risks in the authoritarian field

    Fictional heroine Alice encounters challenges when conducting fieldwork in authoritarian states. This time she has to navigate between research opportunity and harassment. What to do when key informants try to get ...

  • 23 Jan 2018
    Democracy and Displacement in Colombia’s Civil War

    'Democracy and Displacement in Colombia's Civil War' is one of few books available in English to provide an overview of the Colombian civil war and drug war.

  • 18 Jan 2018
    Trade Unions and Migrant Workers: New Contexts and Challenges in Europe

    This timely book analyses the relationship between trade unions, immigration and migrant workers across eleven European countries in the period between the 1990s and 2015.

  • 9 Jan 2018
    'I am not a spy!'

    Through an Open Access book and comic strip series UvA political scientists share their fieldwork experiences in authoritarian contexts. They offer their insights into this particularly challenging area of field ...

  • 22 Dec 2017
    Save the date for the upcoming CSDS Conference from 25-27 June 2018

    Critical Perspectives on Governance by Sustainable Development Goals: Water, Food and Climate Interrelations

  • 19 Dec 2017
    Cities & Mobilities Seminar with Jennie Germann Molz is online

    The guest lecture given by Jennie Germann Molz during the third Cities & Mobilities Seminar 'Cities, Tourism & AirBnB' is now available online.

  • 12 Dec 2017
    Top-down Community Building and the Politics of Inclusion

    Sociologist Fenneke Wekker explores mechanisms of inclusion and exclusion in practices of community building through an ethnographic study of a neighborhood restaurant in Amsterdam. She presents important insights ...

  • 5 Dec 2017
    New NWO Projects at UvA Relevant to Sustainable Development

    The NWO (Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research) will be sponsoring two new projects at the UvA related to sustainable development in Africa and Latin America.

  • 4 Dec 2017
    Impact story: have the voices of citizens heard

    Many people are excluded from decision-making processes and do not participate in public debates. Urban planner Nanke Verloo reaches out to these groups and helps them to have their voices heard with the aim to make ...

  • 30 Nov 2017
    Adrian Favell's Cities & Mobilities lecture is online

    The recording of Adrian Favell's guest lecture on 'Mobility and Diversity' is now available online.

  • 28 Nov 2017
    Controlling the Electoral Marketplace

    This book studies how established political parties react to the far left and far right parties that have surged in many democracies worldwide.

  • 28 Nov 2017
    European Journal of International Relations: UvA Editorial team takes over

    From 1 January 2018 a new editorial team from the University of Amsterdam will take over the editorship of the European Journal of International Relations, ranked globally among the top ‘all-round’ journals in ...

  • 23 Nov 2017
    The Anthropology of Sport: Bodies, Borders, Biopolitics

    Sport brings together physicality, emotions, politics, money, and morality. In Brazil’s stadiums, Cuba’s baseball diamonds or Fiji’s rugby fields, human beings test their physical limits, invest emotional energy , ...