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Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research / AISSR

Results: 41 - 60 of 80
Results: 41 - 60 of 80
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 ...
  • 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.
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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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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, ...
  • 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.