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Results: 1 - 20 of 305
  • 28 Jul 2020
    Multi-year research on visual heritage of Srebrenica

    Following the 25th commemoration of the genocide in Srebrenica on 11 July 2020, the Amsterdam Center for European Studies and the Amsterdam School for Regional, Transnational and European Studies (ARTES) and the ...

  • 21 Jul 2020
    In Memoriam Mies van Niekerk

    Gedurende een flink deel van haar loopbaan, van 1994 tot 2008, was Mies, cultureel antropoloog, verbonden aan de Universiteit van Amsterdam, inzonderheid het Instituut voor Migratie- en Etnische Studies (IMES) en de ...

  • 20 Jul 2020
    Saskia Bonjour elected member of the Executive Committee of the Council for European Studies

    Every two years, the CES membership votes to elect candidates for the Executive Committee. This year, they elected five members who will serve from July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2024. ACES Affiliate Saskia Bonjour is ...

  • 7 Jul 2020
    Online Lecture Series: Decolonising Europe

    ACES launches a new online lecture series: Decolonising Europe in International Politics. Starting 17 June 2020, four weekly panel sessions and one book presentation will be organised on Wednesday afternoons. During ...

  • 1 Jul 2020
    How The Hague became ‘Beat City no. 1’

    What made The Hague into a place that could produce such worldwide hits as Venus and Radar Love? According to social geographers Robert Kloosterman and Amanda Brandellero, it was a combination of influences from the ...

  • 30 Jun 2020
    ACES provides Corona support for three postdocs

    ACES has made available financial support for three of its affiliated postdocs whose research has been seriously hampered by the Covid-19 pandemic. This support will enable the postdocs to finish their research ...

  • 26 Jun 2020
    Collection of COVID-19 research from ACES

    As COVID-19 is spreading across the European continent, new perspectives and research on the European response become available. ACES will update this article with recent research publications and media appearances ...

  • 26 Jun 2020
    Transforming Dutch youth care. Learning from Utrecht

    Since 2015, Dutch municipalities are responsible for all youth care. Most Dutch municipalities have made limited progress in achieving the main goals of the reform while also struggling with endemic budget deficits. ...

  • 24 Jun 2020
    Institutional racism and academia

    The killing of George Floyd has prompted renewed focus on institutional racism around the world, including in the Netherlands. However, not everybody agrees on what institutional racism is, how it operates and how we ...

  • 23 Jun 2020
    Poppi: Telling the complete and unbiased story of drugs

    The ChemicalYouth project is a proud supporter of Poppi, an Amsterdam based museum that aims provides the public with the complete and unbiased story of drugs in a creative and novel way.

  • 22 Jun 2020
    Home and Belonging in the City in times of COVID-19

    Urban Geographer and CUS-member Fenne Pinkster has initiated a collaborative research project with OIS Amsterdam, the city’s Research, Information and Statistics department, to study how Amsterdammers have ...

  • 22 Jun 2020
    Is the EU ready for true subsidiarity?

    For anyone who cares about the European project, the fresh push by key EU member governments to establish a recovery fund is most welcome news, argue Roel Beetsma and George Koptis in VoxEU.

  • 16 Jun 2020
    How is protest heard?

    Protest is an important means of making yourself heard as a citizen, and sometimes even the last resort. We see this with the protests in the US and in Hong Kong, but also closer to home. But how is protest heard? ...

  • 8 Jun 2020
    Digital infrastructure for research into all 17 million inhabitants of the Netherlands

    An interdisciplinary consortium of the University of Amsterdam, Leiden University and Statistics Netherlands (CBS), receives €1 million to build an open digital infrastructure for safe network analysis of all ...

  • 4 Jun 2020
    ACES and SPUI25 organised Virtual Visions of Europe Lecture Series on EU's response to corona

    ACES and SPUI25 have joined forces to organise a series of five roundtables: a Virtual Visions of Europe series on Pandemic Politics and Corona Crisis Response. In each roundtable ACES experts and external guests ...

  • 4 Jun 2020
    What explains violence in elections?

    Last year, more than one hundred people died during the general elections in Nigeria. When and why do we see such violence? How can we understand why politicians sometimes engage in violence themselves, while in ...

  • 2 Jun 2020
    Using data from ODISSEI for your research

    ODISSEI (Open Data Infrastructure for Social Science and Economic Innovations) is the national research infrastructure for the social sciences in the Netherlands. ODISSEI brings together researchers with the ...

  • 27 May 2020
    New book: Het recht van de snelste

    Marco te Brömmelstroet is Professor of Urban Mobility Futures. He recently published the book ‘Het recht van de snelste’ together with journalist Thalia Verkade.

  • 19 May 2020
    What can we learn from street experiments?

    For a long time the car appeared to be the dominant force in urban streets but, increasingly, we are seeing experiments which aim to design streets as places for people. Especially now that our use of public spaces ...

  • 18 May 2020
    SSM and the SRB accountability at European level: room for improvements?

    At the request by the European Parliament's Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs, Jonathan Zeitlin and Felipe Brito Bastos have published a Briefing Paper on accountability in the European Banking Union.