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Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research / AISSR

Results: 1 - 20 of 432
Results: 1 - 20 of 432
  • Global Perspectives on Platforms and Cultural Production
    1 Jun 2022
    University of Amsterdam (downtown) & Zoom
  • Creator Studies Workshop
    31 May 2022
    Downtown & Zoom
  • Global Digital Cultures Soirée
    8 Dec 2021
    We would like to cordially invite you to the Global Digital Cultures Soirée, which will take place on Wednesday, December 8, 2021, between 18:00 and 21:00, at Kaptein Zeppos in 'Claire's Ballroom’.
  • How Do Platforms Reshape the Cultural Industries?
    6 Dec 2021
    The widespread uptake of digital platforms – from YouTube and Instagram to Twitch and TikTok – is reconfiguring cultural production in profound, complex, and highly uneven ways. Longstanding media industries are ...
  • GDC Research Seminar Series
    29 Nov 2021
    The 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 ...
  • Maggi Leung (photo: Kirsten van Santen)
    Maggi Leung appointed professor of International Development Studies
    26 Nov 2021
    Dr Maggi Leung has been appointed professor of International Development Studies at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences.
  • Andrew Reynolds is ACES Visiting Scholar
    24 Nov 2021
    From 1 – 23rd December 2021, Andrew Reynolds, faculty member in the School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University and a Professor of Political Science (on leave) at the University of North ...
  • GDC Research Seminar Series
    5 Nov 2021
    The 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 ...
  • ACES Practitioner Engagement Series 2021
    3 Nov 2021
    In November and December 2021 Dr. Dimitris Bouris (UvA) will organise the 6th Practitioners Engagement Series in cooperation with the EUMENIA network. This year’s series will engage with a number of topical issues ...
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    There is a rising global elite, but (yet) without a common goal
    2 Nov 2021
    Are people like Jeff Bezos from Amazon, Sheryl Sandberg from Facebook and Jack Ma from Alibaba part of a global power elite who make decisions about our future world? Diliara Valeeva analysed 200 million corporations ...
  • Daniel Mügge, Professor of Political Arithmetic at the University of Amsterdam
    Why we need to understand the limitations of economic figures
    1 Nov 2021
    The newspapers are often full of figures that reflect how our economy is doing, for example in terms of unemployment or inflation. ‘However, these figures are far from objective’, warns political economist Daniel ...
  • 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. ...