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  • 13 Sep 2017
    New series of AMCIS Seminars

    In fall 2017, AMCIS will organize a seminar series with international scholars who work on various topics related to inequality. The presenters will talk about a recent (empirical) research project that they are ...

  • 12 Sep 2017
    Save the Date and Call for Presenters: Cities & Mobilities Seminar Series

    In 2017-2018 the Centre for Urban Studies will host a seminar series “Cities and Mobilities”, organised by Anna Nikolaeva. The aim of the seminar series is to develop a conversation on how mobilities shape cities as ...

  • 11 Sep 2017
    Images are not always worth a thousand words

    A powerful image can evoke a strong emotional response. But can it also influence and change an individual’s political opinion? Not on its own, according to communication scientist Tom Powell, who will be obtaining ...

  • 7 Sep 2017
    Gijs Schumacher awarded ERC Starting Grant

    AMCIS affiliate Gijs Schumacher, Assistant Professor at the Political Science department of the University of Amsterdam, has received a Starting Grant from the European Research Council.  An ERC Starting Grant, a ...

  • 6 Sep 2017
    ERC awards Starting Grant to six UvA researchers

    The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded Starting Grants to six researchers from the University of Amsterdam (UvA). A Starting Grant is a personal grant of about 1.5 million euros and gives talented ...

  • 24 Aug 2017
    New article by Myrte Hoekstra and Fenne Pinkster explores imagined spaces of encounter

    CUS members Fenne Pinkster and Myrte Hoekstra have published the article: 'We want to be there for everyone’: imagined spaces of encounter and the politics of place in a super-diverse neighbourhood.

  • 28 Jul 2017
    Social Scientists and artists worked together to create the comic Beauty

    Imagine a corporate group working hard for setting the next trends for the modelling industry, add a group of angry, anti-system students who have decided to change the way the industry is oppressing us with beauty ...

  • 28 Jul 2017
    Seventeen UvA and AMC-UvA researchers awarded Veni grants

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded Veni grants worth up to €250,000 to 17 UvA and AMC-UvA researchers who recently obtained their doctorate. The grants give promising young ...

  • 24 Jul 2017
    Highly developed countries canalise almost 50% of equity flows to tax havens

    Worldwide only five countries are responsible for canalising 47% of multinational corporate offshore investments to tax havens. Topping this list, which consists exclusively of highly developed countries, are the ...

  • 17 Jul 2017
    New on YouTube-Rivke Jaffe presents the work of Stuart Hall

    Rivke Jaffe introduces the work of cultural theorist Stuart Hall, discussing on his seminal work on the relations between politics and culture. In particular, she will focus on his critical insights on the politics ...

  • 12 Jul 2017
    Two Urban Studies PhD Travel Grants awarded

    The PhD Travel Grants are provided to assist CUS’ PhD candidates in their dissertation work, in order to give them the opportunity to gain valuable international experience and set up promising collaborations with ...

  • 12 Jul 2017
    Third Seed Grant Open Call – Centre for Urban Studies

    This academic year, the Centre for Urban Studies launches three rounds of seed grant calls to support and facilitate research initiatives of CUS’ research staff, both permanent and temporary (PhDs, Post Docs). This ...

  • 11 Jul 2017
    Reflection audit of ‘Chatting about marriage’

    Amidst discussion about the study entitled ‘Chatting about marriage with female migrants to Syria’, the University of Amsterdam convened an external reflection audit to explore issues of research integrity and ethics ...

  • 11 Jul 2017
    Reflectie audit ‘Chatting about marriage’

    Naar aanleiding van het onderzoek ‘Chatting about marriage with female migrants to Syria’ is in opdracht van de Universiteit van Amsterdam (UvA) een reflectie audit uitgevoerd door een externe commissie.

  • 30 Jun 2017
    New project: Critical Life Events and the Dynamics of Inequality: Risk, Vulnerability, and Cumulative Disadvantage

    A research consortium led by Thomas Leopold, Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Amsterdam and member of the AISSR programme group Institutions, Inequalities, and Life Courses, has been awarded € ...

  • 29 Jun 2017
    E-version of 'Broken Limbs, Broken Lives' Ethnography

    An e-version of Shahaduz Zaman's 'Broken Limbs, Broken Lives: Ethnography of a Hospital Ward in Bangladesh' was released this month. The ethnography was originally published in 2005 as the outcome of PhD research ...

  • 29 Jun 2017
    How lone wolves operate

    Acts of terror by so-called lone-wolf terrorists have reached an all-time high in the United States. Yet there is little consensus on what connects these crimes and the motivations behind them. In The Age of Lone ...

  • 27 Jun 2017
    A Handbook for Governing Hyper-Diverse Cities

    In today's European cities, immigration, inequality and spatial segregation, along with a diversity of identities, activities, mobilities, and lifestyles contribute to a condition we call hyper-diversity.

  • 22 Jun 2017
    Impact story: housing and intergenerational inequalities

    Inequities have been growing deeper between generations in recent years. More recently access to housing has come to play a particularly important role. Urban Geographer Richard Ronald and his team warn policy ...

  • 15 Jun 2017
    Impact story: overweight and everyday social life

    Overweight and obesity form a serious threat to public health in the Netherlands and across the world. At the AISSR this issue is approached from the perspective of everyday life of families with young children.