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Results: 1 - 20 of 317
  • Prof. dr. Marieke de Goede new AISSR Academic Director
    30 Sep 2020
    Professor Dr. Marieke de Goede has been appointed as the new AISSR Academic Director, as of December 2020. De Goede is Professor of Political Science, with a focus on ‘Europe in a Global Order’ and has long been a ...
  • Marie Rosenkrantz Lindegaard appointed professor by special appointment of Dynamics of Crime and Violence
    30 Sep 2020
    Dr Marie Rosenkrantz Lindegaard (1976) has been appointed professor by special appointment of Dynamics of Crime and Violence at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences. The ...
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    Meer vertrouwen in regeringsleiders door COVID-19
    24 Sep 2020
    Het vertrouwen in de Nederlandse regering is het afgelopen voorjaar sterk toegenomen. Zowel angst voor besmettingen als een daling van cynisme over incompetentie van politici dragen hieraan bij. Het vertrouwen steeg ...
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    Do politics make you sweat or frown?
    21 Sep 2020
    We tend to have strong feelings when it comes to politicians, ranging from disgust to enthusiasm. So just how deep-seated are these feelings? Bert Bakker, Matthijs Rooduijn and Gijs Schumacher studied physical ...
  • UvA launches world’s most comprehensive database of Twitter use by parliamentarians
    21 Sep 2020
    Members of parliament in Iceland tweet less than once a day on average, whereas parliamentarians in Turkey tweet six times a day on average. In Canada, the Netherlands, Turkey and the US upwards of 97% of active ...
  • Algorithms and Inequality: How Camming Sites Work
    16 Sep 2020
    The exact details remain sketchy. All we know is that at some point on 3 April 1996, a young American student by the name of Jennifer Ringley ushered in a new phase in the then nascent Internet revolution. ...
  • The rise and success of economic sanctions
    8 Sep 2020
    The use of economic sanctions continues to rise around the globe. ‘While democracy and liberal institutions have led to the decline of war, they paradoxically have also triggered the rise of economic coercion as a ...
  • Three ACES affiliates receive ERC Starting Grant
    7 Sep 2020
    ACES affiliates Thijs Bol, Imke Harbers and Kristina Krause have received an ERC Starting Grant. A Starting Grant is a personal grant of about €1.5 million and provides research support to talented researchers for a ...
  • Eight UvA researchers receive ERC Starting Grants
    3 Sep 2020
    The European Research Council (ERC) has this year awarded Starting Grants to eight UvA researchers. The laureates are: Thijs Bol, Janna Cousijn, Efstratios Gavves, Imke Harbers, Kristine Krause, Sanne Kruikemeier, ...
  • Online lecture series: Decolonising Europe part 2
    1 Sep 2020
    ACES launches the second part of its online lecture series Decolonising Europe. Starting 23 September, five bi-weekly panel sessions will be organised (four on Wednesday, one on Thursday afternoon) at which broad ...
  • Kick-off: Global Digital Cultures
    1 Sep 2020
    On Friday, October 2, 2020, the University of Amsterdam will launch its new research priority area ‘Global Digital Cultures’ (GDC). Researchers and students from all faculties at the UvA, as well as non-UvA audiences ...
  • GDC Webinar Series 2020
    1 Sep 2020
    Digitization is transforming cultural practices around the world, from friendship, intimacy and sexual relations, to the construction, targeting, and surveillance of publics. Digital platforms and mobile apps have ...
  • Multi-year research on visual heritage of Srebrenica
    28 Jul 2020
    Following the 25th commemoration of the genocide in Srebrenica on 11 July 2020, the Amsterdam Center for European Studies and the Amsterdam School for Regional, Transnational and European Studies (ARTES) and the ...
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    In Memoriam Mies van Niekerk
    21 Jul 2020
    Gedurende een flink deel van haar loopbaan, van 1994 tot 2008, was Mies, cultureel antropoloog, verbonden aan de Universiteit van Amsterdam, inzonderheid het Instituut voor Migratie- en Etnische Studies (IMES) en de ...
  • Saskia Bonjour elected member of the Executive Committee of the Council for European Studies
    20 Jul 2020
    Every two years, the CES membership votes to elect candidates for the Executive Committee. This year, they elected five members who will serve from July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2024. ACES Affiliate Saskia Bonjour is ...
  • Online Lecture Series: Decolonising Europe
    7 Jul 2020
    ACES launches a new online lecture series: Decolonising Europe in International Politics. Starting 17 June 2020, four weekly panel sessions and one book presentation will be organised on Wednesday afternoons. During ...
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    How The Hague became ‘Beat City no. 1’
    1 Jul 2020
    What made The Hague into a place that could produce such worldwide hits as Venus and Radar Love? According to social geographers Robert Kloosterman and Amanda Brandellero, it was a combination of influences from the ...
  • ACES provides Corona support for three postdocs
    30 Jun 2020
    ACES has made available financial support for three of its affiliated postdocs whose research has been seriously hampered by the Covid-19 pandemic. This support will enable the postdocs to finish their research ...
  • Collection of COVID-19 research from ACES
    26 Jun 2020
    As COVID-19 is spreading across the European continent, new perspectives and research on the European response become available. ACES will update this article with recent research publications and media appearances ...
  • Transforming Dutch youth care. Learning from Utrecht
    26 Jun 2020
    Since 2015, Dutch municipalities are responsible for all youth care. Most Dutch municipalities have made limited progress in achieving the main goals of the reform while also struggling with endemic budget deficits. ...