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  • 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 , ...

  • 23 Nov 2017
    First Cities & Mobilities Seminar with Tim Cresswell is online

    The guest lecture given by Tim Cresswell during the first Cities & Mobilities Seminar 'Mobility and Place' is now available online.

  • 22 Nov 2017
    Olav Velthuis, professor of Sociology

    Dr O.J.M. Velthuis (1972) has been appointed professor of Sociology, especially economic life and culture, at the University of Amsterdam's (UvA) Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences.

  • 21 Nov 2017
    New Article by Marieke de Goede Develops the Notion of a Chain of Security

    This article develops the notion of the Chain of Security in order to conceptualise the ways in which security judgements are made across public/private domains and on the basis of commercial transactions.

  • 6 Nov 2017
    Awarded Seed Grants for promising initiatives

    There have been three promising initiatives awarded with a seed grant by the Centre for Urban Studies.

  • 30 Oct 2017
    Solving problems in social groups

    People often face shared problems, ranging from finding resources to avoiding external threats. Would it be possible for individuals to interact and be more accurate than independent individuals? In a Letter in the ...

  • 24 Oct 2017
    New article by Reza Shaker Ardekani and Jan Rath explores common characteristics of coffee people

    Reza Shaker Ardekani and CUS member Jan Rath have published the article: Coffee people in Tehran, Glasgow and Amsterdam.

  • 23 Oct 2017
    Frank Takes (AISSR-PETGOV) wins Young eScientist Award

    The prize aims to stimulate a young scientist demonstrating excellence in eScience: the development or application of digital technology to address scientific challenges.

  • 12 Oct 2017
    The future of craftmanship (Dutch only)

    Specialist professionals have better job opportunities than highly trained professionals.

  • 9 Oct 2017
    Archbishop Desmond Tutu attends lecture of Michael Eze on a philosophy of dialogue and reconciliation

    Michael Eze presented his lecture during the conference on 'Botho/Ubuntu: A Dialogue on Spirituality, Science and Humanity' organized by Mind and Life in Botswana, Africa.

  • 6 Oct 2017
    Jan Willem Duyvendak new director of NIAS-KNAW

    Jan Willem Duyvendak will become the new director of the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences (NIAS) on 1 January 2018. Duyvendak will combine his work as Professor of ...

  • 3 Oct 2017
    Urban Studies Seed Grants XL for promising initiatives

    This academic year, the Centre for Urban Studies launched – in addition to the regular Seed Grants – a special round of Seed Grants XL.

  • 29 Sep 2017
    Siblings divorce increases the risk of divorce

    Parental divorce has repeatedly been shown to increase the risk of divorce for offspring. Research on the influence of other social ties is however scarce. New published research in 'Advances in Life Course Research' ...

  • 20 Sep 2017
    New Article by Apostolos Andrikopoulos on Hospitality and Immigration In a Greek Neighborhood

    In "Hospitality and Immigration in a Greek Urban Neighborhood: An Ethnography of Mimesis", Apostolos Andrikopoulos uses the concept of hospitality to examine the relations between native-born Greeks and recently ...

  • 19 Sep 2017
    Call for Visiting Scholar

    This academic year, the Centre for Urban Studies launches a call for a visiting scholar award. The aim of this award is to institute a visiting scholar program, going beyond the existing formats supporting short ...