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Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research / AISSR

Results: 1 - 20 of 171
Results: 1 - 20 of 171
  • ACES Practitioner Engagement Series 2021
    3 Nov 2021
    In November and December 2021 Dr. Dimitris Bouris (UvA) will organise the 6th Practitioners Engagement Series in cooperation with the EUMENIA network. This year’s series will engage with a number of topical issues ...
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    There is a rising global elite, but (yet) without a common goal
    2 Nov 2021
    Are people like Jeff Bezos from Amazon, Sheryl Sandberg from Facebook and Jack Ma from Alibaba part of a global power elite who make decisions about our future world? Diliara Valeeva analysed 200 million corporations ...
  • Daniel Mügge, Professor of Political Arithmetic at the University of Amsterdam
    Why we need to understand the limitations of economic figures
    1 Nov 2021
    The newspapers are often full of figures that reflect how our economy is doing, for example in terms of unemployment or inflation. ‘However, these figures are far from objective’, warns political economist Daniel ...
  • ACES Funding Calls 2022 Now Open
    21 Oct 2021
    ACES are delighted to announce that all of our funding calls are now open for ACES affiliates. Each year, ACES provides a number of funding opportunities for its affiliates to support their research, as well as ...
  • Kenniscentrum Ongelijkheid Research Grant for dr. Julienne Weegels
    19 Oct 2021
    CUS member dr. Julienne Weegels obtained a research grant from the new Kenniscentrum Ongelijkheid to work on an Amsterdam-based research project with dr. Thijs Jeursen (Universiteit Utrecht), Veronique Achoui ...
  • UGoveRN Establishes Future Programming to Bridge Interdisciplinary Understandings of Urban Governance and Property Development
    18 Oct 2021
    As Connect21 Project, the Planning+Property Chapter of UGoveRN is holding two more webinar sessions and one additional early career seminar. One future webinar will be on institutional learning for post-Covid-19 ...
  • Open Call: CUS Seed Grants (4x) and Seed Grants XL (3x)
    5 Oct 2021
    The Centre for Urban Studies launches a new round of Seed Grants to be spent in 2022. In this round, four Seed Grants with a maximum of up to €2.500 per grant, and three Seed Grants XL with a maximum of up to €10.000 ...
  • NWO-Vidi Grant for dr. Marguerite van den Berg
    27 Sep 2021
    The Dutch Research Council (NWO) has awarded a Vidi grant worth €800,000 to CUS member dr. Marguerite van den Berg. The grants will enable her to develop her own innovative line of research and set up a research ...
  • Manual “How to study Cities in a Feminist Way?”
    15 Sep 2021
    How to rewire urban scholarship so as to center feminist methodologies and praxis? This manual provides a toolkit to explore this question in the spirit of collective work.
  • NWO-Vidi grants worth €800,000 for 13 UvA researchers
    14 Jul 2021
    The Dutch Research Council (NWO) has awarded Vidi grants worth €800,000 each to 13 experienced researchers from the UvA and the Amsterdam UMC, location AMC. The grants will enable them to develop their own innovative ...
  • The impact of COVID-19 on public support for the European Union
    6 Jul 2021
    The Volkswagen Stiftung awards 1.5 million euro to project that studies how the COVID-19 pandemic affects Eurosceptic attitudes, solidarity with fellow Europeans and the electoral performance of Eurosceptic parties.
  • The CUS becomes a New European Bauhaus partner
    28 Jun 2021
    The Centre for Urban Studies of the University of Amsterdam has been selected by the European Commission as an official partner of the New European Bauhaus initiative.
  • New Podcast: Housing Matters
    24 Jun 2021
    In the Housing Matters Podcast, Amber Howard, Junru Cui, Vera Vrijmoeth and Marieke van der Star sit down with researchers and practitioners from a range of fields and disciplines to discuss major 21st century ...
  • Open Call: CUS Seed Grants ‘Cities and Health’ (4x €2.500) | Deadline: 17 September 2021
    15 Jun 2021
    The Centre for Urban Studies launches a new round of Seed Grants to be spent in 2022. In this round, up to four Seed Grants with a maximum value of €2.500 per grant will be awarded. With a well-developed argument ...
  • Multinationals have a major influence on the European political agenda
    15 Jun 2021
    In Brussels, non-governmental organisations (NGOs) lobby hard on issues that are already on the political agenda, while companies lobby on issues they would like to see added to the agenda. ‘And ultimately, influence ...
  • New Podcast on COVID-19 and the city: Anderhalf NAP (in Dutch)
    14 Jun 2021
    In the Anderhalf NAP podcast Sjoerd ter Borg interviews urban scholars about the structural effects that corona has on the city. Each of the six episodes consists of two talks with the same researcher with an ...
  • Prof. dr. Maria Kaika received the European Award for Excellence in Teaching in the Social Sciences and Humanities
    14 Jun 2021
    Prof. dr. Maria Kaika received the European Award for Excellence in Teaching in the Social Sciences and Humanities. The selection committee was greatly impressed by Kaika's scholarly achievements and sustained ...
  • A giant inflated model of a bee during a demonstration in front of the EU Commission offices calling the EU to adopt a ban on bee-killing neonicotinoid pesticides
    With these reforms the EU could rebuild public support
    10 Jun 2021
    Through its Green Deal the EU seeks a transition towards sustainable agriculture. This includes measures to reduce the risk and use of pesticides by 50% by 2030. Public support for these measures is crucial, but has ...
  • a network floating above the world
    Fundamental change in financial power structures
    8 Jun 2021
    Never before has the international network of global business been mapped out in such detail as it has been by researchers from the University of Amsterdam over the past 7 years. Their network analysis of 200 million ...
  • Recap ‘Cities & Health’ Urban Studies Networking Event
    3 Jun 2021
    On the 1st of June the Centre for Urban Studies (CUS) co-hosted the fifth edition of the Urban Studies Networking Event. This event, organized by the CUS, was co-hosted with the Centre for Urban Mental Health (UMH) ...