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Results: 1 - 20 of 421
Results: 1 - 20 of 421
  • Marieke de Goede (foto: Kirsten van Santen)
    Marieke de Goede appointed dean of the Faculty of Humanities
    21 Oct 2021
    Marieke de Goede, professor of Political Science, with a focus on ‘Europe in a global order’, has been appointed dean of the Faculty of Humanities of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) by the Executive Board. The ...
  • ACES Funding Calls 2022 Now Open
    21 Oct 2021
    ACES are delighted to announce that all of our funding calls are now open for ACES affiliates. Each year, ACES provides a number of funding opportunities for its affiliates to support their research, as well as ...
  • Kenniscentrum Ongelijkheid Research Grant for dr. Julienne Weegels
    19 Oct 2021
    CUS member dr. Julienne Weegels obtained a research grant from the new Kenniscentrum Ongelijkheid to work on an Amsterdam-based research project with dr. Thijs Jeursen (Universiteit Utrecht), Veronique Achoui ...
  • UGoveRN Establishes Future Programming to Bridge Interdisciplinary Understandings of Urban Governance and Property Development
    18 Oct 2021
    As Connect21 Project, the Planning+Property Chapter of UGoveRN is holding two more webinar sessions and one additional early career seminar. One future webinar will be on institutional learning for post-Covid-19 ...
  • New Podcast Series "Onder Planologen"
    13 Oct 2021
    CUS member Jannes Willems together with Peter Pelzer (Utrecht University) have developed a new podcast series about Dutch spatial planning for first-year students that currently follow Inleiding Planologie ...
  • group of small figures standing on a mobile phone, shouting and with their fists in the air
    New computational model suggests the existence of polarization tipping-points
    12 Oct 2021
    Politics around the world has in recent decades entered an era of political polarization, in which politics appears like a struggle between warring tribes. An interdisciplinary team of sociologists and physicists ...
  • Lifetime achievement award for prof. dr. ir. Luca Bertolini
    11 Oct 2021
    The lifetime achievement award for adhering to the objectives of the Mobility and Urban Planning programme of the University of Ghent (which are interaction between mobility and spatial planning) will be awarded this ...
  • ACES’s Ben Knapen appointed as temporary foreign minister
    11 Oct 2021
    ACES wishes to congratulate Ben Knapen for his temporary appointment as Minister of Foreign Affairs. Last month, it was announced that ACES’ advisory board member, Ben Knapen (CDA), will become temporary Minister of ...
  • skyline of city, you see a lot of water and building
    Urban densification processes put increasing pressure on urban greenspaces
    11 Oct 2021
    Through analysis of satellite imagery, researchers of the University of Amsterdam found a substantial loss of green space in the cities of Amsterdam and Brussels, 15.7% per capita in Amsterdam and 26.5% in Brussels. ...
  • GDC Research Seminar Series
    8 Oct 2021
    Global Digital Cultures offers regular research seminars in which work-in-progress papers from junior and senior researchers at the UvA are discussed. The monthly GDC research seminars are aimed at discussing ...
  • Open Call: CUS Seed Grants (4x) and Seed Grants XL (3x)
    5 Oct 2021
    The Centre for Urban Studies launches a new round of Seed Grants to be spent in 2022. In this round, four Seed Grants with a maximum of up to €2.500 per grant, and three Seed Grants XL with a maximum of up to €10.000 ...
  • Six UvA researchers NWO receive Rubicon grants
    4 Oct 2021
    Six UvA and Amsterdam UMC (location AMC) researchers who recently received their doctorates have been given Rubicon grants from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO). This allows them to conduct ...
  • Global Digital Cultures invites a new round of seed grant proposals
    4 Oct 2021
    The RPA invites seed grant proposals that focus on questions related to global digital cultures. The Global Digital Cultures steering committee will assess all proposals with specific attention to proposals’ ...
  • NWO-Vidi Grant for dr. Marguerite van den Berg
    27 Sep 2021
    The Dutch Research Council (NWO) has awarded a Vidi grant worth €800,000 to CUS member dr. Marguerite van den Berg. The grants will enable her to develop her own innovative line of research and set up a research ...
  • Icon of climate goal 13
    Why sustainability and justice should go hand-in-hand
    27 Sep 2021
    Those hit hardest by the climate crisis are often those least at fault, and those with the fewest resources to cope. This is the bitter injustice for which professor Joyeeta Gupta wishes to raise awareness. Her work ...
  • 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 ...