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Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research / AISSR

Results: 1 - 20 of 43
Results: 1 - 20 of 43
  • Vacancy: postdoctoral research fellow in the field of ‘Urban Commons’
    3 Dec 2020
    The University of Amsterdam’s Centre for Urban Studies is inviting applications for a postdoctoral research fellow in the field of the Urban Commons. The position is aimed at researching the threats and opportunities ...
  • Institutional racism and academia
    24 Jun 2020
    The killing of George Floyd has prompted renewed focus on institutional racism around the world, including in the Netherlands. However, not everybody agrees on what institutional racism is, how it operates and how we ...
  • Home and Belonging in the City in times of COVID-19
    22 Jun 2020
    Urban Geographer and CUS-member Fenne Pinkster has initiated a collaborative research project with OIS Amsterdam, the city’s Research, Information and Statistics department, to study how Amsterdammers have ...
  • Ward Berenschot, professor by special appointment of Comparative Political Anthropology of South and Southeast Asia
    31 Mar 2020
    Dr Ward Berenschot (1977) has been appointed professor by special appointment of Comparative Political Anthropology of South and Southeast Asia at the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences at the University of ...
  • What epidemics can teach us about burial places
    30 Mar 2020
    Having seen the shocking images of the coffins piled up in Italy on the internet, we need to ask ourselves whether we and the rest of the world are prepared for the considerable impact of the coronavirus epidemic. ...
  • Future-Proof Cities
    25 Mar 2020
    Cities are facing major challenges when it comes to the housing stock, the energy transition, urban quality of life and well-being, the circular economy and climate adaptation.
  • Open Call: Joint Seed Grant Centre for Urban Studies and CREATE
    24 Feb 2020
    In this second call, grants will be awarded of between €2.500 and €5.000 per grant, up to a total call budget of €15.000. With a well-developed argument grants higher than €5.000 can also be considered. Grant ...
  • Recap CREATE and CUS Network Day
    24 Feb 2020
    On the 30th of January, we hosted the fourth edition of the Urban Studies Network Day at the Lloyd Hotel. The Centre for Urban Studies (CUS) co-hosted this networking event for urban scholars with the CREATE research ...
  • The City Unfinished - Episode 3
    10 Feb 2020
    This episode is all about Amsterdam smells. Sarita Jarmack sat down with art historian Caro Verbeek to discuss smell in art history and urban history.
  • Cities and Mobilities Awarded Grants
    29 Jan 2020
    The Cities & Mobilities seminar series in 2017-2018 generated a whole community of academics and practitioners interested in keeping the conversation going. So, in 2019, Anna Nikolaeva decided to use the remaining ...
  • PhD Talent Travel Grant - Open Call
    5 Jan 2020
    A new call for PhD Talent Travel Grant proposals is now open. In this round, the Centre for Urban Studies will launch a call of three PhD Talent Travel Grants (1.500 euros each) that enable junior members to broaden ...
  • The City Unfinished
    The City Unfinished - Episode 2
    11 Nov 2019
    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 ...
  • The City Unfinished
    The City Unfinished - Episode 1
    23 Oct 2019
    In this episode, Justine Laurent talks to Anastasiya Halauniova about peeing in the city. As you’ll hear, peeing is political and not all bodies are offered the same conditions for this basic – and often urgent – ...
  • The City Unfinished
    The City Unfinished
    22 Oct 2019
    The Centre for Urban Studies is proud to present The City Unfinished podcast series. This podcast experiment brings together urban researchers and residents around the political practices, tensions and challenges ...
  • Map of Europe containing pushpins
    Prestigious ERC Starting Grants awarded to 10 UvA researchers
    3 Sep 2019
    The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded Starting Grants to no fewer than 10 researchers from the University of Amsterdam (UvA). The laureates are Marija Bartl, Cristóbal Bonelli, Thomas Buser, Corentin ...
  • In Memoriam André J.F. Köbben (1925 – 2019)
    27 Aug 2019
    Professor André Köbben died on 13 August at the age of 94.
  • NWO
    AISSR awarded four NWO Open Competition grants
    22 Jul 2019
    Congratulations to Wouter van der Brug, Eric Schliesser (Political Science), Matthijs Kalmijn, and Olav Velthuis (Sociology), who have been awarded a NWO Open Competition grant.
  • Master’s programme Urban and Regional Planning
    Call for Presentations | Urban Infrastructures
    23 May 2019
    We are now welcoming presentations for the one-day playshop Urban Infrastructures. This interdisciplinary playshop, funded by a joint ACHI-CUS seed grant, aims to bring together UvA scholars from different faculties ...
  • Call for abstracts: Different Worlds? Ethnography, Religion and Traveling Critique Between Europe and the MENA
    21 Feb 2019
    This two-day workshop in Cairo will bring together scholars from North-Western Europe and the MENA region who do research in Muslim majority and/or minority contexts. The workshop invites scholars to reflect, on the ...
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    New research shows EU citizens’ views on unemployment insurance
    11 Dec 2018
    Are EU citizens ready to share the risk of unemployment crises hitting their countries? Certainly! A team of political scientists from the University of Amsterdam shows European citizens’ attitudes towards ...