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Results: 1 - 20 of 407
  • Fenella Fleischmann (photo: Kirsten van Santen)
    Fenella Fleischmann appointed professor of Sociology
    23 Sep 2021
    Dr Fenella Fleischmann has been appointed professor of Sociology at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences.
  • Green project at the trainstation Sloterdijk in Amsterdam
    Greening our cities
    20 Sep 2021
    ‘It has to happen in the city. This is where a relatively large number of people feel the effects of climate warming and where greening has a potentially large impact.’ That’s the view of urban planner Mendel Giezen ...
  • Manual “How to study Cities in a Feminist Way?”
    15 Sep 2021
    How to rewire urban scholarship so as to center feminist methodologies and praxis? This manual provides a toolkit to explore this question in the spirit of collective work.
  • Virág Molnár appointed professor of Sociology, in particular Cultural Sociology
    3 Sep 2021
    Dr Virág Molnár has been appointed Sociology, in particular Cultural Sociology at the Faculty of Social and Behavourial Sciences at the University of Amsterdam (UvA).
  • Mayke Kaag (photo: Kirsten van Santen)
    Mayke Kaag named professor by special appointment of the Anthropology of Islam in Africa and its Diaspora
    27 Aug 2021
    Dr Mayke Kaag has been named professor by special appointment of the Anthropology of Islam in Africa and its Diaspora at the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences of the University of Amsterdam (UvA). The chair ...
  • Study visit delegates from the U.S. observing a busy intersection during a guided bike tour. Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Cycling cities: how can cities build capacity to reshape urban transport
    27 Aug 2021
    Cities all over the world increasingly position bicycling as a key ingredient to achieve sustainable mobility goals, yet grapple with finding the right way how. Visiting ‘best practice’ places with high rates of ...
  • ACES is hiring a Programme Assistent
    24 Aug 2021
    Are you interested in working for one of Europe's leading research centres? Do you have organisational and web-skills? The Amsterdam Centre for European Studies (ACES) - a centre of excellence for research, education ...
  • NWO-Vidi grants worth €800,000 for 13 UvA researchers
    14 Jul 2021
    The Dutch Research Council (NWO) has awarded Vidi grants worth €800,000 each to 13 experienced researchers from the UvA and the Amsterdam UMC, location AMC. The grants will enable them to develop their own innovative ...
  • The impact of COVID-19 on public support for the European Union
    6 Jul 2021
    The Volkswagen Stiftung awards 1.5 million euro to project that studies how the COVID-19 pandemic affects Eurosceptic attitudes, solidarity with fellow Europeans and the electoral performance of Eurosceptic parties.
  • Maria Kaika
    Maria Kaika Receives 2021 European Award for Excellence in Teaching
    28 Jun 2021
    Prof. Dr. Maria Kaika of the University of Amsterdam wins the tenth annual European Award for Excellence in Teaching in the Social Sciences and Humanities. 'The breadth and depth of Maria Kaika’s work as a teacher, ...
  • The CUS becomes a New European Bauhaus partner
    28 Jun 2021
    The Centre for Urban Studies of the University of Amsterdam has been selected by the European Commission as an official partner of the New European Bauhaus initiative.
  • The Algorithmic Configurations of Sexuality
    24 Jun 2021
    Algorithms have become significant shapers of the way sexuality is searched for and found on social media. In the online world, behavioral data speak for a person, instead of a person speaking for him/herself ...
  • New Podcast: Housing Matters
    24 Jun 2021
    In the Housing Matters Podcast, Amber Howard, Junru Cui, Vera Vrijmoeth and Marieke van der Star sit down with researchers and practitioners from a range of fields and disciplines to discuss major 21st century ...
  • Sharing Financial Intelligence Across Borders by FIUs
    23 Jun 2021
    This webinar discusses how Financial Intelligence Units (FIUs) coordinate their operations across distance and difference. FIUs play a pivotal role in financial surveillance. They receive transaction information from ...
  • Cultural Diversity Policy in the Age of Global Digital Media
    17 Jun 2021
    How does the global digital media landscape, populated by multinational subscription video-on-demand providers (SVOD) such as Netflix, challenge local cultural policy regulators and content producers? In this ...
  • Open Call: CUS Seed Grants ‘Cities and Health’ (4x €2.500) | Deadline: 17 September 2021
    15 Jun 2021
    The Centre for Urban Studies launches a new round of Seed Grants to be spent in 2022. In this round, up to four Seed Grants with a maximum value of €2.500 per grant will be awarded. With a well-developed argument ...
  • Multinationals have a major influence on the European political agenda
    15 Jun 2021
    In Brussels, non-governmental organisations (NGOs) lobby hard on issues that are already on the political agenda, while companies lobby on issues they would like to see added to the agenda. ‘And ultimately, influence ...
  • New Podcast on COVID-19 and the city: Anderhalf NAP (in Dutch)
    14 Jun 2021
    In the Anderhalf NAP podcast Sjoerd ter Borg interviews urban scholars about the structural effects that corona has on the city. Each of the six episodes consists of two talks with the same researcher with an ...
  • Prof. dr. Maria Kaika received the European Award for Excellence in Teaching in the Social Sciences and Humanities
    14 Jun 2021
    Prof. dr. Maria Kaika received the European Award for Excellence in Teaching in the Social Sciences and Humanities. The selection committee was greatly impressed by Kaika's scholarly achievements and sustained ...
  • What impact does the changing labour market have on specialists?
    10 Jun 2021
    What will car mechanics do once everyone is driving an electric vehicle? And how are watchmakers doing now that people mostly wear smartwatches? Social developments are changing the demand for labour. Sociologist ...