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Results: 1 - 20 of 234
  • 6 Dec 2019
    Are we doing something wrong? Do we need to make a change?

    A recent headline in The Guardian stated that 11,000 scientists are warning of unprecedented suffering as a result of climate change. In fact, since the year 2000, a total of 260,000 scientific articles have been ...

  • 28 Nov 2019
    Protest of Black Lives Matter
    Social media influence protests, but so do local circumstances

    There is a strong link between social media and civil protests. Social media allow people all over the world to connect to an issue and to take action. Are activists better able to mobilise through social media, and ...

  • 26 Nov 2019
    NWO Responsible Innovation Grant for Stefania Milan

    Governing Europe Theme Group Leader Stefania Milan has received an NWO Responsible Innovation Grant for her project "Co-designing for public values in standards-making and governance".

  • 26 Nov 2019
    Call for Papers: The Future of EU Security

    ​The INTERSECT Research Network has opened a call for papers for the third and final INTERSECT workshop 6-7 February, 2020 at the University of Amsterdam.

  • 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
    European Social Survey
    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
    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
    Climate
    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 ...

  • 6 Nov 2019
    Charles Michel at Room for Discussion

    The next President of the European Union and UvA alumnus Charles Michel will be interviewed on 20 November at Room for Discussion.

  • 5 Nov 2019
    Beeldmerk-Urban-Mental-Health
    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
    FMG Sociale Geografie en Planologie - Migration
    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
    DJ playing music
    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
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    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
    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 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
    Interdisciplinary Doctorate Agreement
    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
    Chinese economy
    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 ...