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Results: 201 - 220 of 317
  • Trade Unions and Migrant Workers
    Trade Unions and Migrant Workers: New Contexts and Challenges in Europe
    18 Jan 2018
    This timely book analyses the relationship between trade unions, immigration and migrant workers across eleven European countries in the period between the 1990s and 2015.
  • Cartoon 'Research, Ethics and Risk in the Authoritarian Field'
    'I am not a spy!'
    9 Jan 2018
    Through an Open Access book and comic strip series UvA political scientists share their fieldwork experiences in authoritarian contexts. They offer their insights into this particularly challenging area of field ...
  • Logo CSDS
    Save the date for the upcoming CSDS Conference from 25-27 June 2018
    22 Dec 2017
    Critical Perspectives on Governance by Sustainable Development Goals: Water, Food and Climate Interrelations
  • Jennie Germann Molz Cities & Mobilities
    Cities & Mobilities Seminar with Jennie Germann Molz is online
    19 Dec 2017
    The guest lecture given by Jennie Germann Molz during the third Cities & Mobilities Seminar 'Cities, Tourism & AirBnB' is now available online.
  • NWO logo-component
    New NWO Projects at UvA Relevant to Sustainable Development
    5 Dec 2017
    The NWO (Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research) will be sponsoring two new projects at the UvA related to sustainable development in Africa and Latin America.
  • Adrian Favell Cities & Mobilities
    Adrian Favell's Cities & Mobilities lecture is online
    30 Nov 2017
    The recording of Adrian Favell's guest lecture on 'Mobility and Diversity' is now available online.
  • Tim Cresswell Cities & Mobilities
    First Cities & Mobilities Seminar with Tim Cresswell is online
    23 Nov 2017
    The guest lecture given by Tim Cresswell during the first Cities & Mobilities Seminar 'Mobility and Place' is now available online.
  • Prof Olav Velthuis, Olav, Sociology, esp. the study of economic life and culture
    Olav Velthuis, professor of Sociology
    22 Nov 2017
    Dr O.J.M. Velthuis (1972) has been appointed professor of Sociology, especially economic life and culture, at the University of Amsterdam's (UvA) Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences.
  • Trouwen voor Allah
    Trouwen voor Allah. Persoonlijke verhalen van bekeerlingen
    7 Nov 2017
    Antropoloog Vanessa Vroon-Najem komt met een nieuwe tentoonstelling en documentaire over bekering tot de islam. Veel mensen kunnen zich er niks bij voorstellen. Waarom zou iemand zich bekeren tot een geloof dat in ...
  • Logo CUS
    Awarded Seed Grants for promising initiatives
    6 Nov 2017
    There have been three promising initiatives awarded with a seed grant by the Centre for Urban Studies.
  • De effectiviteit van de-radicaliseringsprogramma’s
    2 Nov 2017
    Hoe de-radicaliseer je iemand? Dit is een belangrijke vraag, want steeds meer geradicaliseerde moslims uit IS-gebied keren terug naar Europa. Socioloog Benaissa Hallich en psycholoog/politicoloog Bertjan Doosje ...
  • Coffeeshop Tehran
    New article by Reza Shaker Ardekani and Jan Rath explores common characteristics of coffee people
    24 Oct 2017
    Reza Shaker Ardekani and CUS member Jan Rath have published the article: Coffee people in Tehran, Glasgow and Amsterdam.
  • Jan Willem Duyvendak new director of NIAS-KNAW
    6 Oct 2017
    Jan Willem Duyvendak will become the new director of the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences (NIAS) on 1 January 2018. Duyvendak will combine his work as Professor of ...
  • CUS Grant 1
    Urban Studies Seed Grants XL for promising initiatives
    3 Oct 2017
    This academic year, the Centre for Urban Studies launched – in addition to the regular Seed Grants – a special round of Seed Grants XL.
  • mw. prof. dr. Jeannette Pols, medewerker FMG, hoogleraar Social theory, humanism and materialities
    Jeannette Pols nieuw lid Raad voor Volksgezondheid en Samenleving
    29 Sep 2017
    Op voordracht van minister Edith Schippers (VWS) en bij Koninklijk Besluit is Jeannette Pols, samen met Pieter Hilhorst, benoemd als lid van de Raad voor Volksgezondheid en Samenleving. De raad adviseert de regering ...
  • Logo CUS
    Call for Visiting Scholar
    19 Sep 2017
    This academic year, the Centre for Urban Studies launches a call for a visiting scholar award. The aim of this award is to institute a visiting scholar program, going beyond the existing formats supporting short ...
  • Fietsen Rijksmuseum
    Save the Date and Call for Presenters: Cities & Mobilities Seminar Series
    12 Sep 2017
    In 2017-2018 the Centre for Urban Studies will host a seminar series “Cities and Mobilities”, organised by Anna Nikolaeva. The aim of the seminar series is to develop a conversation on how mobilities shape cities as ...
  • Images are not always worth a thousand words
    11 Sep 2017
    A powerful image can evoke a strong emotional response. But can it also influence and change an individual’s political opinion? Not on its own, according to communication scientist Tom Powell, who will be obtaining ...
  • ERC logo
    ERC awards Starting Grant to six UvA researchers
    6 Sep 2017
    The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded Starting Grants to six researchers from the University of Amsterdam (UvA). A Starting Grant is a personal grant of about 1.5 million euros and gives talented ...
  • Amsterdam 2
    New article by Myrte Hoekstra and Fenne Pinkster explores imagined spaces of encounter
    24 Aug 2017
    CUS members Fenne Pinkster and Myrte Hoekstra have published the article: 'We want to be there for everyone’: imagined spaces of encounter and the politics of place in a super-diverse neighbourhood.