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Results: 221 - 240 of 322
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    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 ...
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    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 ...
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    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.
  • NWO
    Seventeen UvA and AMC-UvA researchers awarded Veni grants
    28 Jul 2017
    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded Veni grants worth up to €250,000 to 17 UvA and AMC-UvA researchers who recently obtained their doctorate. The grants give promising young ...
  • Highly developed countries canalise almost 50% of equity flows to tax havens
    24 Jul 2017
    Worldwide only five countries are responsible for canalising 47% of multinational corporate offshore investments to tax havens. Topping this list, which consists exclusively of highly developed countries, are the ...
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    Two Urban Studies PhD Travel Grants awarded
    12 Jul 2017
    The PhD Travel Grants are provided to assist CUS’ PhD candidates in their dissertation work, in order to give them the opportunity to gain valuable international experience and set up promising collaborations with ...
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    Third Seed Grant Open Call – Centre for Urban Studies
    12 Jul 2017
    This academic year, the Centre for Urban Studies launches three rounds of seed grant calls to support and facilitate research initiatives of CUS’ research staff, both permanent and temporary (PhDs, Post Docs). This ...
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    How lone wolves operate
    29 Jun 2017
    Acts of terror by so-called lone-wolf terrorists have reached an all-time high in the United States. Yet there is little consensus on what connects these crimes and the motivations behind them. In The Age of Lone ...
  • Omslag Gods huis in de steigers
    Gods huis in de steigers
    1 Jun 2017
    Controverses om nieuwe moskeegebouwen, restauratie van vooroorlogse synagogen, herbestemming van leegstaande kerken: de discussies over religieuze gebouwen vertellen veel over de veranderende plaats van religie in ...
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    Vidi grant awarded to nine UvA and AMC-UvA researchers
    30 May 2017
    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded a Vidi grant worth 800,000 euros to nine researchers from the University of Amsterdam and Academic Medical Center (AMC). The grant will enable ...
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    Four Urban Studies Seed Grants for promising initiatives
    24 May 2017
    At the start of the academic year, the Centre for Urban Studies launched an open call for seed grant proposals, to support and facilitate research initiatives of CUS’ research staff (both permanent and temporary).
  • Canal in Amsterdam
    When the spell is broken: gentrification, urban tourism and privileged discontent in the Amsterdam canal district
    18 May 2017
    In their new publication CUS members Fenne Pinkster and Willem Boterman explore the changing relationship between upper-middle-class residents residents and their neighbourhood, the Amserdam canal district, ...
  • Workshop Smart City
    Workshop Report - People, Data and Power: a critical interrogation of smart city infrastructures
    25 Apr 2017
    The People, Data and Power workshop funded by a.o. a seed grant from the Centre for Urban Studies led to a report reflecting the (im)possibilities of discussing digital politics across disciplinary and institutional ...
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    Urban Studies Seed Grants XL for promising initiatives
    28 Mar 2017
    This academic year, the Centre for Urban Studies launched – in addition to the regular Seed Grants – a special round of Seed Grants XL.
  • Prof David Amodio, Professor Social Psychology
    David Amodio, professor of Social Psychology
    2 Mar 2017
    Dr D.M. Amodio (1974) has been appointed professor of Social Psychology at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences.
  • Thirteen researchers to visit UvA with Marie Curie Fellowship
    7 Feb 2017
    Thirteen promising researchers have received a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship to conduct research at the University of Amsterdam (UvA). The projects focus, among other things, on the formation of ...
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    Second Seed Grant Open Call – Centre for Urban Studies
    7 Feb 2017
    This academic year, the Centre for Urban Studies launches three rounds of seed-grant calls to support and facilitate research initiatives of CUS’ research staff, both permanent and temporary (PhDs, Post Docs). This ...
  • Urban Europe fifty tales of the city
    Urban Europe - Fifty tales of the City
    18 Jan 2017
    In this unique book publication, urban researchers and practitioners based in Amsterdam, tell the story of the European city by sharing their knowledge and insights of urban dynamics in short, provoking pieces.