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Results: 1 - 20 of 276
  • 2 Apr 2020
    All at home: the impact of Covid-19 policies and media coverage on families with very young children

    Before the Covid-19 pandemic a team of UvA sociologists launched a research project to study the daily lives of Amsterdam families with very young children. During this pandemic the project continues, now also ...

  • 31 Mar 2020
    In Memoriam Johan Goudsblom (1932-2020) 

    On March 17 of this year, Johan (Joop for friends) Goudsblom died at the age of 87 in his hometown Amsterdam. From 1968 until his retirement in 1997 he was a professor of sociology at the University of Amsterdam. ...

  • 31 Mar 2020
    Ward Berenschot, professor by special appointment of Comparative Political Anthropology of South and Southeast Asia

    Dr Ward Berenschot (1977) has been appointed professor by special appointment of Comparative Political Anthropology of South and Southeast Asia at the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences at the University of ...

  • 30 Mar 2020
    What epidemics can teach us about burial places

    Having seen the shocking images of the coffins piled up in Italy on the internet, we need to ask ourselves whether we and the rest of the world are prepared for the considerable impact of the coronavirus epidemic. ...

  • 27 Mar 2020
    EU solidarity in fighting COVID-19

    A survey conducted before the outbreak of the coronavirus crisis, shows Dutch citizens are prepared to give the EU a more central role in fighting an epidemic. An interdisciplinary research team from ACES conducted ...

  • 26 Mar 2020
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    In Memoriam Johan Goudsblom

    Op 17 maart j.l. overleed Johan (‘Joop’) Goudsblom op 87-jarige leeftijd in zijn woonplaats Amsterdam. Van 1968 tot zijn emeritaat in 1997 was hij hoogleraar sociologie aan de Universiteit van Amsterdam.

  • 26 Mar 2020
    Dutch citizens support European solidarity in fighting epidemic

    Dutch citizens are prepared to give the European Union a more central role when it comes to fighting an epidemic. This is the result of a survey conducted before the outbreak of the coronavirus crisis by an ...

  • 25 Mar 2020
    Future-Proof Cities

    Cities are facing major challenges when it comes to the housing stock, the energy transition, urban quality of life and well-being, the circular economy and climate adaptation.

  • 23 Mar 2020
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    Het Nederlandse SARS-CoV-2 beleid: leer van landen met SARS 2003 ervaring en 'ken je volk'

    Dr. Marloes van Houten werkt bij Politieke Sociologie en houdt zich als senior onderzoeker bezig met het onderwerp jongeren en gezondheidsbeleid. Ze woonde in Hong Kong van 2012-2017 en in Italië in 2017. Samen met ...

  • 12 Mar 2020
    New Faces of Science: twelve new researchers will blog about their lives in science

    Twelve new researchers will blog about their lives in science, amongst them social geographer Afra Foli.

  • 10 Mar 2020
    Stigma in the Bijlmer: The best-known neighbourhood in The Netherlands

    Researchers Fenne Pinkster, Marijn Ferier and Myrte Hoekstra conducted a study into resident experiences the Bijlmer stigma. The Bijlmer is a deprived neighborhood, developed in the 60s-70s in the southeast of ...

  • 4 Mar 2020
    Tracking the rise of Euroscepticism and support for the far-right

    Support for Eurosceptic and far-right political parties continues to rise across Europe, according to a new version of the PopuList, which was launched on 3 March. The PopuList is an international collaboration, led ...

  • 3 Mar 2020
    Tracking the rise of Euroscepticism and support for the far-right

    Support for Eurosceptic and far-right political parties continues to rise across Europe, according to a new version of the PopuList, which is launched today. The PopuList is an international collaboration, led by UvA ...

  • 2 Mar 2020
    Against Trump's Plan for Palestine

    A large group of former European political leaders have expressed their concern about a recent US plan to solve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

  • 2 Mar 2020
    Polarised EU opinions are well represented by the national party systems

    In their article “Mismatch? Comparing elite and citizen polarization on EU issues across four countries”, Goldberg, van Elsas and de Vreese examine the consequences of national politicisation of European Union issues.

  • 2 Mar 2020
    ACES concludes partnership with SPUI25

    ACES and SPUI25 have concluded a partnership which confirms SPUI25 as ACES’s main venue for public lectures and debate. Under the partnership, SPUI25 will host at least 15 events annually.

  • 1 Mar 2020
    Visiting Scholars: Stefano Ponte and Claudia Aradau

    In April and May 2020, ACES will welcome Visiting Scholars Stefano Ponte and Claudia Aradau.

  • 24 Feb 2020
    Open Call: Joint Seed Grant Centre for Urban Studies and CREATE

    In this second call, grants will be awarded of between €2.500 and €5.000 per grant, up to a total call budget of €15.000. With a well-developed argument grants higher than €5.000 can also be considered. Grant ...

  • 24 Feb 2020
    Recap CREATE and CUS Network Day

    On the 30th of January, we hosted the fourth edition of the Urban Studies Network Day at the Lloyd Hotel. The Centre for Urban Studies (CUS) co-hosted this networking event for urban scholars with the CREATE research ...

  • 24 Feb 2020
    Amade M'charek awarded the Emma Goldman Award

    Amade M'charek has been awarded the Emma Goldman Award; the award is a recognition for scientific research on inequalities combined with public outreach.