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Results: 1 - 20 of 229
  • 15 Nov 2019
    Frank Vandenbroucke leads new large-scale European study of the EU's social dimension

    Does the European Union devote sufficient attention to social developments? Many people feel that it does not; they consider Europe to be anything but socially minded. The new President of the European Commission, ...

  • 12 Nov 2019
    Social rights for European citizens?

    Does the European Union devote sufficient attention to social developments? Many people feel that it does not; they consider Europe to be anything but socially minded. The new President of the European Commission, ...

  • 11 Nov 2019
    The City Unfinished - Episode 2

    This episode is all about Amsterdam sounds and soundscapes. Is Amsterdam a loud city? Also, what does it mean to be a loud city? Is it all about the decibels, or are other factors also shaping whether or not an urban ...

  • 7 Nov 2019
    Looking back at the ACES Climate Symposium

    On 31 October ACES organised the symposium “Discussing Climate Change with Future Generations”. Climate change is heating up Earth’s atmosphere as well as disputes about how to best respond to this global challenge. ...

  • 6 Nov 2019
    Start of new ACES Practitioners Engagement Series

    In November and December dr Dimitris Bouris will organise the 4th Practitioners Engagement Series in cooperation with the EUMENIA network. This year’s series will engage with a number of topical issues and will also ...

  • 5 Nov 2019
    How do we help city dwellers psychologically?

    People who live in the city experience mental health problems such as depression, anxiety and addiction at greater rates than those who live outside urban areas. More than 50% of the world’s population currently live ...

  • 4 Nov 2019
    New grant for research on the outsourcing of migration control

    The University of Amsterdam has been awarded a prestigious grant from the Swedish Research Council. Members of the AISSR programme group 'Transnational Configurations, Conflict and Governance', as well as the ...

  • 29 Oct 2019
    The electronic dance scenes in the UK and in America

    Dance is a global phenomenon. But in the early years it was chiefly in the United Kingdom that dance grew into a successful industry while in the United States – the cradle of dance – the genre failed to break into ...

  • 28 Oct 2019
    Grote opleidingsverschillen in steun voor democratische waarden onder Nederlandse jongeren

    ​​​​​​​Nederlandse leerlingen in het eerste jaar van de middelbare school steunen in grote mate de kernwaarden van de democratische rechtsstaat. Tegelijkertijd zijn er aan het begin van het voortgezet onderwijs al ...

  • 23 Oct 2019
    The City Unfinished - Episode 1

    In this episode, Justine Laurent talks to Anastasiya Halauniova about peeing in the city. As you’ll hear, peeing is political and not all bodies are offered the same conditions for this basic – and often urgent – ...

  • 22 Oct 2019
    The City Unfinished

    The Centre for Urban Studies is proud to present The City Unfinished podcast series. This podcast experiment brings together urban researchers and residents around the political practices, tensions and challenges ...

  • 22 Oct 2019
    IAS hosts celebration for interdisciplinary PhD candidates

    Following the establishment in 2017 of the UvA’s Interdisciplinary Doctorate Agreement (IDA), a gathering was held on Monday, 21 October, at the Institute for Advanced Studies to celebrate the hiring of the last of ...

  • 10 Oct 2019
    A new perspective on China’s rapid economic emergence

    Over the course of his study, political scientist Julian Gruin spoke to 60 policymakers, bankers and (retired) members and officials of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) to get an answer to the question that has been ...

  • 3 Oct 2019
    Emily Gilbert ACES & FOLLOW visiting Scholar

    In November 2019 Emily Gilbert, Professor at the University of Toronto cross-appointed between the Canadian Studies Program and Department of Geography & Planning, will be a visiting scholar to the Amsterdam Centre ...

  • 24 Sep 2019
    European Fiscal Board presents its advice to reform the EU fiscal rules to the European Commission.

    Roel Beetsma, ACES Governing Board Member, is a co-author of the report and member of the European Fiscal Board. The Report was presented by EFB Chair Niels Thygesen at the College of Commissioners meeting of ...

  • 18 Sep 2019
    'Zwarte Piet' controversy provides opportunity for stronger public debate

    Social debate is a crucial part of a healthy democracy. The heated discussions about Zwarte Piet, or ‘Black Pete’, over the past few years have shown how quickly the dynamics of the debate can change. At first ...

  • 12 Sep 2019
    Justus Uitermark, professor of Urban Geography

    Dr J.L. Uitermark (1978) has been appointed professor of Urban Geography at the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences of the University of Amsterdam (UvA).

  • 4 Sep 2019
    9/11: One event, many meanings

    The 2001 attacks on the Twin Towers prompted an intensification of the debate around Islam in the Netherlands, while in the United States they were seen as a brutal disruption of its national security utopia. Is an ...

  • 3 Sep 2019
    Prestigious ERC Starting Grants awarded to 10 UvA researchers

    The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded Starting Grants to no fewer than 10 researchers from the University of Amsterdam (UvA). The laureates are Marija Bartl, Cristóbal Bonelli, Thomas Buser, Corentin ...

  • 2 Sep 2019
    Amanda Friessen will be ACES & ARC-GS visiting scholar

    Amanda Friessen will be visiting scholar during the academic year of 2019 - 2020. She is invited as collaboration between ARC-GS and the ACES theme groups Diverse Europe, European politics and Society.