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  • 26 Jan 2017
    ISOTIS - Inclusive Education and Social Support to Tackle Inequalities in Society

    Herman van de Werfhorst and Jesper Rözer of the Institutions, Inequalities, and Life courses group (Sociology) of the University of Amsterdam start to collaborate on the ISOTIS project. ISOTIS is funded as a Horizon ...

  • 26 Jan 2017
    Reinstate community health workers to reach vulnerable populations

    In their article in PLOS Danny de Vries and Robert Pool discuss the potential of Community or Lay Health Workers to reach vulnerable populations in low-income countries. Interventions to reduce priority health ...

  • 23 Jan 2017
    Great Thinkers on YouTube-Nicky Pouw presenting the work of Amartya Kumar Sen

    Dr Nicky Pouw presents the work of Amartya Kumar Sen (1933-), Indian philosopher and economist and Nobel Prize winner for his theoretical contributions to the ethics of economics and his life-long work on poverty and ...

  • 20 Jan 2017
    Discussing research integrity and ethics

    For social science researchers, it is sometimes crucial to protect their informants and keep their identities hidden, especially when topics are highly controversial and their informants belong to hard-to-reach ...

  • 18 Jan 2017
    Urban Europe - Fifty tales of the City

    In this unique book publication, urban researchers and practitioners based in Amsterdam, tell the story of the European city by sharing their knowledge and insights of urban dynamics in short, provoking pieces.

  • 17 Jan 2017
    Erika van Elsas and co-authors win the Gordon Smith and Vincent Wright Memorial Prize

    Routledge and the Editors of the journal 'West European Politics' issued the prize for their article on the nature and origins of Euroscepticism among left-wing and right-wing citizens.

  • 13 Jan 2017
    Strengthening the vitality, quality of life and accessibility of urban areas

    Marco Bontje received funding for two JPI Urban Europe projects. 3S RECIPE will focus on smart solutions for regions dealing with demographic decline and BRIGHT FUTURE on innovative local development strategies in ...

  • 15 Dec 2016
    Farewell Lecture Willem Salet online

    The Farewell Lecture of Willem Salet on Public Responsibility held on the second of December is accessible online.

  • 8 Dec 2016
    Afscheidscollege Willem Salet online

    Het afscheidscollege van Willem Salet over Publieke Verantwoording op 2 december, staat nu online. Salet illustreert zijn betoog met de recente Omgevingswet, waarin de behoefte aan sturing eenzijdig voorop wordt ...

  • 25 Nov 2016
    Nanke Verloo ontvangt de Van Poeljeprijs 2015

    UvA onderzoeker Nanke Verloo ontvangt de prijs voor haar dissertatie ‘Negotiating urban conflict: Conflicts as opportunity for urban democracy’. In deze etnografie analyseert zij in wijken in Amsterdam, Utrecht en ...

  • 15 Nov 2016
    Voter may be more mature than political parties

    What is the state of the Dutch voter? Are we seeing a crisis of confidence between people and politics? Are we on the verge of serious problems and will institutional reforms be inevitable if our country is to remain ...

  • 15 Nov 2016
    Sarah de Lange, professor by special appointment on the Dr J.M. den Uyl Chair

    Dr S.L. de Lange (1981) has been named professor by special appointment of the Dr J.M. den Uyl Chair at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences. The chair was established on ...

  • 15 Nov 2016
    Tom van der Meer, professor of Political Science

    Dr T.W.G. van der Meer (1980) has been appointed professor of Political Science, specialising in Legitimacy, Inequality and Citizenship, at the University of Amsterdam's (UvA) Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences.

  • 19 Oct 2016
    Migration in the Margins of Europe

    The Institute of Migration and Ethnic Studies of the University of Amsterdam, the department of Social and Cultural Anthropology of the Free University of Amsterdam and the Netherlands Institute in Athens, in ...

  • 18 Oct 2016
    Joyeeta Gupta to lead production of prestigious UNEP Global Environment Outlook

    Joyeeta Gupta, professor of Environment and Development at the University of Amsterdam (UvA), has been nominated to the lead the production of the 6th edition of the ‘Global Environment Outlook (GEO-6), the most ...

  • 13 Oct 2016
    Renée Römkens named professor by special appointment of Gender Based Violence

    Dr G.M.F. Römkens (1953) has been named professor by special appointment of Gender Based Violence at the University of Amsterdam's (UvA) Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences. This is a new chair designated on ...

  • 11 Oct 2016
    Honorary doctorates for refugee law expert, cultural sociologist and Aids advocate

    The University of Amsterdam (UvA) will award honorary doctorates to refugee law expert James Hathaway, cultural sociologist Michèle Lamont and Aids advocate Peter van Rooijen.

  • 29 Sep 2016
    Daniel Mügge, professor of Political Arithmetic

    Dr D.K. Mügge (1977) has been named Professor of Political Arithmetic at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences.

  • 23 Sep 2016
    NIAS fellowships awarded to five UvA researchers

    Five researchers at the University of Amsterdam have been awarded fellowships at the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences (NIAS-KNAW). These are residential fellowships, and ...

  • 21 Sep 2016
    ‘Our RDM policy focuses on safeguarding the integrity and validity of research’

    Brian Burgoon is Professor of International and Comparative Political Economy at the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences and Director of the Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research (AISSR).