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  • Inclusive business-smallholder partnerships for greater food sovereignty and sustainable landscapes in Ghana and South Africa

    This NWO WOTRO funded project seeks to generate knowledge and methodologies that enable partnerships and associated innovation platforms to enhance food sovereignty, inclusive value chain collaboration, and landscape sustainability.

  • Income inequality in professional and vocational occupations

    This project investigates the link between occupational closure and income inequality in Norway, and examines how this connects with social inequality. In doing so, it addresses one of the core concerns of VAM, being the economic and social ...

  • Inequality, Early Adult Life Courses and Economic Outcomes at Mid-life In Comparative Context (EQUALLIVES)

    This innovative project adopts a holistic approach to understanding the dynamics of inequality across the life-course.

  • InGRID-2: Integrating Research Infrastructure For European Expertise on Inclusive Growth from Data To policy

    The objectives of the InGRID-2 project are to advance the integration and innovation of distributed social sciences research infrastructures (RI) on ‘povety, living conditions and social policies’ as well as ‘working conditions, vulnerability and ...


    The EU (Marie Curie) funded INTEGRIM research training programme aims to establish a multi-site network of early stage researchers (predominantly PhD students) at the eight partner institutions fostering a multidisciplinary research career on ...

  • Intergenerational Reproduction and Solidarity in an Era of Family Complexity

    One of the important consequences of the Second Demographic Transition has been the increasing complexity of families. The aim of Matthijs Kalmijn's project is to study how rising family complexity has affected two fundamental aspects of ...

  • Legitimacy Beyond Consent

    Confronting Transnational and Supranational Power Structures.

  • Migration as Development

    How do processes of development and social transformation shape human migration? More specifically, how does development affect the geographical orientation, timing, composition and volume of both internal and international migration?

  • MIME - Mobility and Inclusion in Multilingual Europe

    This project funded by the European Commission (FP7) aims to examine areas as diverse as education, public and private multilingual work environments, the preservation and promotion of threatened minority languages, and the challenges of ...

  • Monitoring Attitudes, Perceptions and Support for the Peace Process in Colombia (MAPS)

    Monitoring Attitudes, Perceptions and Support for the Peace Process in Colombia (MAPS)

  • Muslim Politics and Governance of Islam: Interactions of Structure and Culture in Multireligious Europe

    The societal backdrop for this project is the post-war influx of non-Western migrants to countries in Western Europe, and the increasing cultural heterogeneity that followed. Since the 1990s, and even more following 9/11, phenomena connected to ...

  • MUSLIMMARRIAGES: Problematizing ‘Muslim Marriages’: Ambiguities and Contestations

    This ERC funded research main empirical focus is on new forms of Muslim marriage as social practices.

  • Neither Dwarf nor Leviathan: Explaining Territorial and Functional Variation in State Capacity

    Citizens live longer, happier lives where states are able to perform their core functions effectively. Even though weak states have received considerable attention from scholars and policy-makers, the concept of state weakness has remained ...

  • New Modes of Lobbying for New Modes of Governance. Interest Representation and Experimentalist Governance in the EU

  • Noord/Zuidlijn metro impact evaluation

    On 22 July 2018 the new ‘Noord/Zuidlijn’ metro line connecting the North and the South side of Amsterdam through the city centre has been inaugurated. What is the impact of such a large-scale new infrastructure for the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area?

  • Normativities of waste water treatment: Putting micro-algae to work in Ecovillage Boekel

    Current sanitation systems fulfil their promise of preventing infectious diseases. However, they overuse potable water, allow valuable resources to go to waste and have trouble combatting chemical contaminations. This is problematic from an ...

  • Opinion Dynamics and Cultural Conflict in European Spaces (ODYCCEUS)

    This H2020 project brings together scholars from the exact sciences, social sciences, and humanities to develop theories, models, and methods to better understand political and cultural conflict.

  • Policy influencing, Lobby and Advocacy: Case Studies

    IOB, the Policy and Operations Evaluation Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the Netherlands, conducts an evaluation of Policy Influencing, Lobby and Advocacy (PILA) that centers around the aim to gain a better understanding of how ...

  • Public accountability to residents in contractual urban redevelopment-PARCOUR

    Contracts, deeds, by-laws and other regulatory instruments are used as planning tools to regulate actors (from the public, private and civil sectors) involved in the regeneration of previously developed land. PARCOUR argues that contractual ...

  • R-LINK: Redressing Long-term societal challenges through space for Incremental urban development, small-scale and bottom-up initiatives to produce New Knowledge for vital and inclusive urban regions

    Small-scale and bottom-up initiatives, and incremental urban development dominate various political agendas.

  • Race Matter: On the Absent Presence of Race in Forensic Identification

    This, ERC funded, ethnographic project on race in forensic practice aims to study how technologies of identification shape race. The focus is on ‘face-making’ in forensic identification; i.e. the reconstruction of faces of unknown persons, a ...

  • Reassessing the ‘control gap’ debate. The making of family migration policies in France, Germany and the Netherlands, 1955-1985

    For more than fifteen years, there has been a lively debate among migration scholars in Europe and North-America about how to explain the paradox that large-scale settlement has taken place in Western States over the last fifty years, even though ...

  • Safeguarding long-term stakeholdership in Smart Cities

    Since the 90s, notions of society have become intertwined with expectations of the possibilities of the internet. All over the world, companies, government institutions, and citizens work on realizing so-called Smart Cities.

  • Sarphati CoHort studie

    In het instituut werken overheid, wetenschap en bedrijfsleven samen om welvaartsziekten als overgewicht, diabetes en hart- en vaatziekten aan te pakken. Zij werken aan oplossingen op het terrein van preventie en zorg en verbinden onderzoek, ...

  • Securing the Local: The Role of Non-state Security Groups (NSSGs) in the Struggle Against Extremism in Kenya, Nigeria and Indonesia

    The project will undertake a multi-sited, multi-level comparative exploration of the role played by non-state security groups (NSSGs) in the provision of ‘human security’ in Fragile and Conflict-affected states (FCAS) in contexts of violent ...

  • Sexuality and the making of the middle class. A comparative study of desire and status in three African countries

    This NWO Vidi funded research will investigate the interface between sexuality and the middle class, examining problematic assumptions behind both terms.

  • Sexuality, religion and secularism

    This NWO funded research project brings together the latest conceptual developments and theoretical debates within the study of religion and the anthropology of sexuality and gender.

  • Smart Cycling Futures

    The new research programme 'Smart Cycling Futures (SCF)' investigates how smart cycling innovations ─ including ICT-enabled cycling innovations, infrastructures, and social innovations like new business models ─ contribute to more resilient and ...

  • Solving dilemmas in sustainable development and civil society in Bangladesh and Zambia

    An international consortium coordinated by the University of Amsterdam will investigate the effect of legal and extra-legal measures on the civil society sector in Bangladesh and Zambia under the NWO-WOTRO programme.

  • Sub-national context and radical right support in Europe - SCoRE

    This NWO funded project aims to provide the first comparative survey of local radical right support in four Western European countries (France, Germany, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom).

  • SYRMAGINE – Syrian Imaginations of Europe

    Refugees’ attempts to flee to a certain country are usually preceded by imaginations about possible destination countries. These imaginations not only contribute to refugees’ decisions where to seek asylum but also have an effect on how refugees ...

  • The boundaries of solidarity: multi-level governance and redistribution

    This NWO VENI funded project seeks to understand people's readiness to redistribute locally, nationally, or supranationally.

  • The boundaries of solidarity: multi-level governance and redistribution

    The increasing complexity and heterogeneity of contemporary societies represent a major challenge to European nation-states. Their boundaries of social rights, political participation and ethnic belonging used to be highly congruent. In the past ...

  • The boundaries of solidarity: multi-level governance and redistribution

    This project seeks to understand people’s readiness to redistribute locally, nationally or supranationally, by analyzing how collective identities, generalized trust, national frames and decentralization influence preferences for redistribution ...

  • The daily governance of transit migration in Turkey at European Union borders

    Programme group Transnational Configurations, Conflict and Governance

  • The Democratic Challenge: Shifting Responsibility and Electoral Volatility

    Over the past two decades, Western societies have witnessed two major transformations that have significant consequences for the role of parties in representative democracies. The first is the substantial diminishment of the role of national ...

  • The development of a community engagement plan (2017-2020) for the elimination of malaria in Haiti, commissioned by The Carter Center

    Building upon initial research from 2016, the aim of this project is to develop a community engagement plan for Malaria Zero malaria elimination activities in Haiti 2017-2020.

  • The Extreme Right and the City: In-habiting Ultra-Nationalism in Athens and Its Periphery

    This project seeks to analyse how Golden Dawn establishes political strongholds through local community organising and thereby radicalises urban neighbourhoods.

  • The Mobile City

    The Mobile City innovation program caries out experiments that develop and test innovations for the integration of mobility, technology and place in city (regions).

  • The politics of security: The impacts of public-private security assemblages on governance and citizenship

    This NWO Vidi funded project will research how governance and citizenship are being reconfigured through public-private ‘security assemblages’, with particular emphasis on the role of the private security industry.

  • The Popular Culture of Illegality: Criminal Authority and the Politics of Aesthetics in Latin America and the Caribbean

    The topic of this research is the “popular culture of illegality”: the music, visual culture and material culture through which the socio-political authority of criminal gangs is produced.

  • The Social Life of State Deportation Regimes: A Comparative Study of the Implementation Interface

    This ERC funded research project scrutinises the practices, motivations and worldviews of street-level state agents and civil-society actors, and explores the dynamics of implementation deficits/surpluses. This exercise in the comparative ...

  • Towards inclusive commodity chains and innovation platforms – the role of corporate-smallholder and public-private partnerships in increasing food sovereignty in tree crop systems in Ghana and South Africa

    This research aims to understand under what terms of engagement corporate and public-private partnerships with smallholders involved in tree crop systems in South Africa and Ghana can contribute to increased food sovereignty, more inclusive ...

  • Transforming Citizenship through Hybrid Governance: The Impacts of Public-Private Security Assemblages

    This project is an anthropological study of how citizenship is being reconfigured through hybrid forms of governance. It researches these transformations by focusing on public-private ‘security assemblages’, with particular emphasis on the role ...

  • Transglobe

    The Trans Global Health programme, funded by the European Union Erasmus Mudus, educates the new generation of global health scientist able to apply transdisipclinary research approaches to meet todays health challenges.

  • Why we measure our economies the way we do: the political economy of macroeconomic measurement

    Macroeconomic indicators stand central in economic governance and its political contestation. Measurements of growth, unemployment, inflation and public deficits tell us “how economies are doing”. Yet, in contrast to their air of objectivity, it ...

  • Women Food Entrepreneurs in Kenya and Burkina Faso. Building inclusive business models for food security in the city slums of Kisumu and Ouagadougou

    Dr. Nicky Pouw was granted the NWO-WOTRO grant for a 4-years research project that aims to strengthen women’s food entrepreneurship in city slums in Kenya & Burkina Faso, based on an integrated understanding of the complex interactions between ...

  • Yoga, Bingo and Prayer in Urban Renewal Areas

    An ethnographic research in the regenerating areas of Amsterdam-north.

  • Young Burundians tactical agency regarding sexual relations and decision making: From participatory research to evidence-based and practically relevant sexuality education

    General aim is to generate in-depth knowledge on how power structures and social processes inhibit or enable the internalisation and application of SRHR knowledge and skills by young people in Burundi, and to translate these findings into ...