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  • Asylum theory for a non-ideal world

    What duties do states have towards refugees? What is the basis of such duties? And what kind of global regime is best able to protect refugees without unfairly burdening states?

  • Becoming Men: Performing responsible masculinities in contemporary urban Africa

    This anthropological study examines the reconfiguration of masculinities in urban Africa over the last 30 years. Focusing on how practices and discourses of empowerment and equality shape male subjectivities, this study builds upon a significant ...

  • Bridging the Gaps: Operational & Impact Research on the Health and Rights for Key HIV/AIDS Populations

    Bridging the Gaps is an international HIV programme on health and rights for LGBT people, sex workers and people who use drugs. Funded by the Dutch ministry of Foreign Affairs, Bridging the Gaps is the biggest global health program of its kind.

  • Chemical Youth

    This ERC funded (Advanced Grant) comparative ethnography aims to understand what chemical and pharmaceutical substances, and not only illicit narcotics, ‘do’ for youths.

  • COMBATTRAUMA: From warfare to welfare: a comparative study of how combat trauma is internalized and institutionalized

    With this ERC Starting Grant Alex Edmonds will conduct an anthropological study of combat trauma in three Western nations: Israel, the United States, and the Netherlands.

  • Conscripted Volunteering: An Ethnographic Study of Community Engagement Schemes in the Israeli Military

    The research project explores the intensive implementation of ‘conscripted volunteering’ in the Israeli military.

  • Decentralization and bayrak Muslim youth: youth, identity and work in Pontianak (West Kalimantan)

    This NUFFIC funded study examines ‘youth paradoxes’ commonly observed in Indonesia by means of a local literature study, interviews with youth at places of work, learning, and leisure, and interviews with adults.

  • Digital Sister for Urban Youth: Using New Technology For Effective SRHR Communication for Urban Youth of Bangladesh

    Bangladesh has one of the largest youth populations in the world, with an astounding 47.6 million within the age group of 15-24. While young people are bringing about socio-economic changes they remain a highly vulnerable population segment, ...

  • Ending New Infection in Swaziland: A Catalytic Model for Southern Africa (Dreamfund Postcode Loterij)

    STOP AIDS NOW! and Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) have been granted Euro 8.8 million for a Treatment Centered Prevention (TCP) project in Swaziland from 2011-2014. The project will ensure that at least 90% of those in need of treatment ...

  • Eradication: The science and politics of a world without AIDS

    This ERC funded research will conduct a multi-sited ethnography in Africa, Europe and North America on the science and politics of HIV eradication.

  • Forces that bind or divide? Muslim interventions in the public realm 1989 – 2016.

    This project focuses on Muslims as active participants in the integration debate and investigates how they have intervened in these debates about the public presence of religion and the extent to which these interventions produce ties that bind ...

  • Global Future Health: A Multi-sited Ethnography of an Adaptive Intervention

    The proposed research project is a multi-sited ethnography of an emergent global health intervention to improve nutrition in the first 1000 days of life.

  • GLOBALSPORT: Globalization, Sports and the Precarity of Masculinity

    ERC Advancced Grant for a multi-sited comparative ethnographic project that will investigate the migratory dynamics at play between selected developing countries and selected countries in the industrial world in three different sports, ...

  • Imagining the Nation in the Classroom: A Study of the Politics of Belonging and Nationness on Sint Maarten & Sint Eustatius

    Funded by NWO (Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research) this research project aims to study and compare the making and remaking of hegemonic ideologies of belonging and nationness in primary schools on Sint Eustatius and Sint Maarten.

  • MUSLIMMARRIAGES: Problematizing ‘Muslim Marriages’: Ambiguities and Contestations

    This ERC funded research main empirical focus is on new forms of Muslim marriage as social practices.

  • Normativities of waste water treatment: Putting micro-algae to work in Ecovillage Boekel

    Current sanitation systems fulfil their promise of preventing infectious diseases. However, they overuse potable water, allow valuable resources to go to waste and have trouble combatting chemical contaminations. This is problematic from an ...

  • Safeguarding long-term stakeholdership in Smart Cities

    Since the 90s, notions of society have become intertwined with expectations of the possibilities of the internet. All over the world, companies, government institutions, and citizens work on realizing so-called Smart Cities.

  • Sarphati CoHort studie

    In het instituut werken overheid, wetenschap en bedrijfsleven samen om welvaartsziekten als overgewicht, diabetes en hart- en vaatziekten aan te pakken. Zij werken aan oplossingen op het terrein van preventie en zorg en verbinden onderzoek, ...

  • Securing the Local: The Role of Non-state Security Groups (NSSGs) in the Struggle Against Extremism in Kenya, Nigeria and Indonesia

    The project will undertake a multi-sited, multi-level comparative exploration of the role played by non-state security groups (NSSGs) in the provision of ‘human security’ in Fragile and Conflict-affected states (FCAS) in contexts of violent ...

  • Sexuality and the making of the middle class. A comparative study of desire and status in three African countries

    This NWO Vidi funded research will investigate the interface between sexuality and the middle class, examining problematic assumptions behind both terms.

  • Sexuality, religion and secularism

    This NWO funded research project brings together the latest conceptual developments and theoretical debates within the study of religion and the anthropology of sexuality and gender.

  • The development of a community engagement plan (2017-2020) for the elimination of malaria in Haiti, commissioned by The Carter Center

    Building upon initial research from 2016, the aim of this project is to develop a community engagement plan for Malaria Zero malaria elimination activities in Haiti 2017-2020.

  • The Popular Culture of Illegality: Criminal Authority and the Politics of Aesthetics in Latin America and the Caribbean

    The topic of this research is the “popular culture of illegality”: the music, visual culture and material culture through which the socio-political authority of criminal gangs is produced.

  • The Social Life of State Deportation Regimes: A Comparative Study of the Implementation Interface

    This ERC funded research project scrutinises the practices, motivations and worldviews of street-level state agents and civil-society actors, and explores the dynamics of implementation deficits/surpluses. This exercise in the comparative ...

  • Transglobe

    The Trans Global Health programme, funded by the European Union Erasmus Mudus, educates the new generation of global health scientist able to apply transdisipclinary research approaches to meet todays health challenges.

  • Young Burundians tactical agency regarding sexual relations and decision making: From participatory research to evidence-based and practically relevant sexuality education

    General aim is to generate in-depth knowledge on how power structures and social processes inhibit or enable the internalisation and application of SRHR knowledge and skills by young people in Burundi, and to translate these findings into ...