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Results: 181 - 200 of 322
  • Still van de animatie Authoritarian practices-girl falling from chair
    Animation on authoritarian practices
    13 Sep 2018
    Authoritarian practices that seriously threaten the freedom of citizens have become an everyday topic. Take Russia, where hundreds of demonstrators were arrested last week. Or consider the violence against ...
  • Migranten aan de noordgrens in Griekenland
    Towards an alternative migration policy
    19 Jul 2018
    Migration and refugee issues are on political and public agendas around the globe. The European Union is looking for sustainable solutions, international cooperation and joint responsibility. An international ...
  • Bimhuis in Amsterdam
    How can we strengthen the cultural and creative industries?
    19 Jul 2018
    Cultural and creative industries can have a strong effect on local communities and provide both aesthetic and economic value. An international consortium led by the University of Amsterdam (UvA) will explore the role ...
  • Veni grant awarded to 27 UvA and AMC-UvA researchers
    16 Jul 2018
    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded Veni grants worth up to €250,000 to 27 UvA and AMC-UvA researchers who recently obtained their doctorate. The grants give promising young ...
  • New technologies
    Four new University Professors to study impact of artificial intelligence
    12 Jul 2018
    The University of Amsterdam (UvA) has announced that it will appoint four new University Professors. The University Professors will focus on artificial intelligence (AI) and the societal questions surrounding this ...
  • Prof Mark Jordans, orofessor Global Child and Adolescent Mental Health
    Mark Jordans, professor by special appointment of Global Child and Adolescent Mental Health
    11 Jul 2018
    Dr M.J.D. Jordans (1975) has been named professor by special appointment of Child and Adolescent Global Mental Health at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences. The chair was ...
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    Social sciences and humanities researchers contribute to global HIV response
    9 Jul 2018
    There is increased need for critical scholarship in the social sciences and humanities related to HIV/AIDS. The largest gathering of scientists, researchers and activists focused on social sciences and HIV in the ...
  • FMG Summer Programme Cycling City - Cyclists on a Dutch dike - Bikes
    Sustainable events in and around Amsterdam during summer
    3 Jul 2018
    To maintain your 'dosis of sustainability' during the semester break we made a list of all upcoming events, including lectures, conferences, networking events, but also more communal activities like a climate ...
  • Ethnic discrimination on the labour market – the role of employers
    22 Jun 2018
    Ethnic discrimination on the labour market is a major concern for societies seeking equality. Unequal treatment of citizens leads to inequality, deficient participation and loss of capacity. Sociologist Bram Lancee ...
  • UvA part of consortium 'CO-CREATE' research project to tackle adolescent obesity
    4 Jun 2018
    A consortium of 14 research and advocacy organisations, amongst which the Universities of Amsterdam, Oslo, Cape Town and Bergen, as well as the World Obesity Federation and World Cancer Research Fund, have launched a ...
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    Sixth cartoon on research ethics and risks in the authoritarian field
    4 Jun 2018
    Fictional heroine Alice encounters challenges when conducting fieldwork in authoritarian states. This time she wrestles with informed consent. Does it count as informed consent when the respondents were not really sober?
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    Vidi grant awarded to 11 UvA and AMC researchers
    1 Jun 2018
    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded a Vidi grant worth 800,000 euros to 11 experienced researchers from the University of Amsterdam and Academic Medical Center (AMC-UvA). The grant ...
  • Poster CSDS Conference 2018
    Conference at UvA on UN’s Sustainable Development Goals: Water, Food and Climate
    28 May 2018
    On 25 and 26 June international scholars, policy makers, business and civil society actors will come together in Amsterdam and discuss three UN Development Goals: fresh water (SDG 6), food (SDG 2) and climate ...
  • logo ERC
    ERC Advanced Grants awarded to Hal Caswell and Dennis Rodgers
    10 Apr 2018
    The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded prestigious Advanced Grants to UvA professors Hal Caswell and Dennis Rodgers. The grants, totalling 1.2 million euros and 2.5 million euros respectively, are awarded on ...
  • Cultures Migrations Borders
    Summer School "Cultures, Migrations, Borders"
    21 Mar 2018
    The Department of Social Anthropology and History of the University of the Aegean and the Institute of Migration and Ethnic Studies of the University of Amsterdam welcome applications for the Seventh International ...
  • Prof Tuna Tasan-Kok
    Tuna Taşan-Kok, professor of Urban Governance and Planning
    8 Mar 2018
    Dr M.T. Taşan-Kok (1970) has been appointed professor of Urban Governance and Planning at the University of Amsterdam's (UvA) Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences.
  • Karl Marx
    Great Thinkers on YouTube-Ewald Engelen presenting the work of Karl Marx
    8 Mar 2018
    Financial Geographer Ewald Engelen traces the renewed relevance of the writings of Karl Marx. He will also discuss what Marx failed to tell us.
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    Eight researchers to conduct research at UvA with Marie Curie Fellowship
    6 Mar 2018
    Eight talented researchers have been awarded a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship to conduct research at the University of Amsterdam (UvA). The awarded projects include research on border control within the ...
  • Logo CUS
    CUS Seed Grant Open Call
    1 Mar 2018
    A call for Seed Grants has now opened. Seed Grants are awarded to assist our members developing new initiatives, to foster an interdisciplinary dialogue, and to stimulate original research in the field of Urban Studies.
  • QS World University Ranking
    UvA subjects ranked highly in latest QS Rankings
    28 Feb 2018
    Several subject areas at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) have a high ranking in the latest QS World University Rankings by Subject. Communication & Media Studies is ranked the best in the world (up from 2nd spot ...