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Results: 41 - 60 of 276
  • 19 Dec 2019
    Stay, Move-on, Return?

    On 6 and 7 November 2019, the conference “Stay, move-on, return: Dynamics of mobility aspirations in contexts of forced displacement” , sponsored by The Amsterdam Center for European Studies, gathered an ...

  • 17 Dec 2019
    Thijs Bol new member of Young Academy

    Thijs Bol, sociologist at the University of Amsterdam, has been selected as a new member of the Young Academy, and will be installed in March 2020.

  • 11 Dec 2019
    How to improve the position of women in Dutch politics

    Why are women in politics and public administration still ‘the second sex’ despite 100 years of women's suffrage? And what needs to happen to increase political equality? A new collection of essays “Op weg naar een ...

  • 11 Dec 2019
    Joost van Spanje receives Consolidator grant from ERC

    This prestigious grant, of about 2 million euro, enables researchers to become an independent research leader. Joost van Spanje, ACES and ASCoR researcher, is one of the 7 UvA grantees.

  • 10 Dec 2019
    Structural divergence in Eurozone continues

    A monetary union without a fiscal union between countries that have structural differences has redistributive effects and will be cause of continuing frictions in the eurozone, concludes Oscar Soons in ESB.

  • 6 Dec 2019
    Are we doing something wrong? Do we need to make a change?

    A recent headline in The Guardian stated that 11,000 scientists are warning of unprecedented suffering as a result of climate change. In fact, since the year 2000, a total of 260,000 scientific articles have been ...

  • 5 Dec 2019
    Lecture by Cas Mudde ‘The Far Right Today’

    Today’s Far Right mainstreaming and normalization is the major threat to liberal democracies around the world, according to Cas Mudde. On Wednesday 27 November, he was invited by ACES and SPUI25 to present his recent ...

  • 28 Nov 2019
    Protest of Black Lives Matter
    Social media influence protests, but so do local circumstances

    There is a strong link between social media and civil protests. Social media allow people all over the world to connect to an issue and to take action. Are activists better able to mobilise through social media, and ...

  • 26 Nov 2019
    NWO Responsible Innovation Grant for Stefania Milan

    Governing Europe Theme Group Leader Stefania Milan has received an NWO Responsible Innovation Grant for her project "Co-designing for public values in standards-making and governance".

  • 26 Nov 2019
    Call for Papers: The Future of EU Security

    ​The INTERSECT Research Network has opened a call for papers for the third and final INTERSECT workshop 6-7 February, 2020 at the University of Amsterdam.

  • 15 Nov 2019
    Frank Vandenbroucke leads new large-scale European study of the EU's social dimension

    Does the European Union devote sufficient attention to social developments? Many people feel that it does not; they consider Europe to be anything but socially minded. The new President of the European Commission, ...

  • 12 Nov 2019
    European Social Survey
    Social rights for European citizens?

    Does the European Union devote sufficient attention to social developments? Many people feel that it does not; they consider Europe to be anything but socially minded. The new President of the European Commission, ...

  • 11 Nov 2019
    The City Unfinished
    The City Unfinished - Episode 2

    This episode is all about Amsterdam sounds and soundscapes. Is Amsterdam a loud city? Also, what does it mean to be a loud city? Is it all about the decibels, or are other factors also shaping whether or not an urban ...

  • 7 Nov 2019
    Looking back at the ACES Climate Symposium

    On 31 October ACES organised the symposium “Discussing Climate Change with Future Generations”. Climate change is heating up Earth’s atmosphere as well as disputes about how to best respond to this global challenge. ...

  • 6 Nov 2019
    Start of new ACES Practitioners Engagement Series

    In November and December dr Dimitris Bouris will organise the 4th Practitioners Engagement Series in cooperation with the EUMENIA network. This year’s series will engage with a number of topical issues and will also ...

  • 6 Nov 2019
    Charles Michel at Room for Discussion

    The next President of the European Union and UvA alumnus Charles Michel will be interviewed on 20 November at Room for Discussion.

  • 5 Nov 2019
    How do we help city dwellers psychologically?

    People who live in the city experience mental health problems such as depression, anxiety and addiction at greater rates than those who live outside urban areas. More than 50% of the world’s population currently live ...

  • 4 Nov 2019
    FMG Sociale Geografie en Planologie - Migration
    New grant for research on the outsourcing of migration control

    The University of Amsterdam has been awarded a prestigious grant from the Swedish Research Council. Members of the AISSR programme group 'Transnational Configurations, Conflict and Governance', as well as the ...

  • 29 Oct 2019
    DJ playing music
    The electronic dance scenes in the UK and in America

    Dance is a global phenomenon. But in the early years it was chiefly in the United Kingdom that dance grew into a successful industry while in the United States – the cradle of dance – the genre failed to break into ...

  • 28 Oct 2019
    Grote opleidingsverschillen in steun voor democratische waarden onder Nederlandse jongeren

    ​​​​​​​Nederlandse leerlingen in het eerste jaar van de middelbare school steunen in grote mate de kernwaarden van de democratische rechtsstaat. Tegelijkertijd zijn er aan het begin van het voortgezet onderwijs al ...