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Results: 1 - 20 of 222
  • 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.

  • 29 Aug 2019
    Antoine Vauchez is ACES Visiting Scholar

    Antoine Vauchez, CNRS Research Professor and Director of the European Centre for Sociology and Political Science at the University of Paris-I Panthéon-Sorbonne, will be a Visiting Scholar attached to the ACES Theme ...

  • 27 Aug 2019
    In Memoriam André J.F. Köbben (1925 – 2019)

    Professor André Köbben died on 13 August at the age of 94.

  • 22 Jul 2019
    AISSR awarded four NWO Open Competition grants

    Congratulations to Wouter van der Brug, Eric Schliesser (Political Science), Matthijs Kalmijn, and Olav Velthuis (Sociology), who have been awarded a NWO Open Competition grant.

  • 16 Jul 2019
    Veni research grants for 23 UvA researchers

    The Dutch Research Council (NWO) has awarded a Veni grant worth up to 250,000 euros to 166 highly promising young scientists. The grant provides the laureates with the opportunity to further elaborate their own ideas ...

  • 10 Jul 2019
    The hard facts behind deportation regimes

    Many countries have created deportation strategies that bring danger, despair and death. Why do we tolerate this? Funded by the European Research Council, anthropologist Barak Kalir studied the huge deportation ...

  • 8 Jul 2019
    Research Project InDivEU launches biannual Newsletter

    Research Project InDivEU lead by EUI, launches mid-July its first edition of their biannual newsletter. If you want to stay up to date, you can subscribe to their Newsletter now.

  • 21 Jun 2019
    UvA invests substantially in interdisciplinary research on urban mental health

    Urban living is on the rise. Urban environments, like Amsterdam, are characterized by features that make city life not only attractive and exciting, but also more challenging and stressful than rural environments, ...

  • 17 Jun 2019
    Does independent mobility help children know their cities better?

    When we travel from A to B we are exposed to our physical environments. This can influence how we feel about our cities, especially in times when we seem to increasingly live in social and spatial bubbles. How is ...

  • 11 Jun 2019
    In memoriam Prof. dr. Frances Gouda (1950 – 2019)

    We are shocked and deeply saddened to have learned that our dear colleague and friend Frances Gouda has passed away.

  • 4 Jun 2019
    Vidi-grant for ACES affiliates Saskia Bonjour and Chiara de Cesari

    With the grant of 800.000 euro per project, can they start their own research line the coming 5 years and begin their own research group.

  • 4 Jun 2019
    Jonathan Zeitlin and Francesco Nicoli guest editors of special issue of the Journal of European Public Policy

    A special issue of the Journal of European Public Policy on integration and politicization in the EU, guest-edited by Jonathan Zeitlin and Francesco Nicoli has been published.

  • 24 May 2019
    Vidi grant awarded to 11 UvA and AMC-UvA researchers

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded a Vidi grant worth 800,000 euros to eleven researchers from the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and the Academic Medical Center (AMC-UvA, part of ...

  • 23 May 2019
    Call for Presentations | Urban Infrastructures

    We are now welcoming presentations for the one-day playshop Urban Infrastructures. This interdisciplinary playshop, funded by a joint ACHI-CUS seed grant, aims to bring together UvA scholars from different faculties ...

  • 17 May 2019
    Daniël Mügge and Liza Saris discuss European Democracy at Pakhuis de Zwijger on May 20.

    On May 23 are the Elections for the European Parliament. Europe is from all of us, but who is representing the democracy in Brussel? May 20, in Pakhuis de Zwijger Daniël Mügge, Liza Saris, Sophie Bloemen and John ...

  • 15 May 2019
    Behavioural and sociological dimensions of human health

    Human health might sound like a biological or medical topic, but health has many behavioural and sociological dimensions. We constantly acquire new knowledge about these aspects, giving us more and different ways of ...

  • 9 May 2019
    Prof. Pinar Bilgin will be an ACES Visiting Scholar in June.

    Prof. Pinar Bilgin, will visit the ACES theme group 'Europe in the World' in June, as a Visiting Scholar of the Amsterdam Centre for European Studies. During her visit, two events will be organised.