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  • A Longitudinal Investigation into the Effects of Deliberative Quality of Political Debates in the Media on Political Trust in the Netherlands and Flanders (Belgium)

    Within the public and scholarly debate concerns have been expressed repeatedly about the negative influence of the media on the democratic process. Moving from public to media logic, ‘programs in the public interest’ are replaced by ‘programs the ...

  • A Place for the Asylum Seekers. European migration policies and their socio-spatial impacts. (PASS)

    PASS aims to assess the complicated field of discourses and practices of regulating migration flows into the EU, focusing on its socio-spatial impact since 2013, when the last Dublin III Regulation was promulgated.

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    AuthoritarianGlobal: Authoritarianism in a Global Age: Controlling Information and Communication, Association and People Movement

    This ERC funded project investigates changes in both the nature and the sustainability of authoritarian rule in relation to the erosion of decision-making autonomy at the state level posited by globalisation theorists.

  • CORPNET-Corporate Network Governance: Power, Ownership and Control in Contemporary Global Capitalism

    The character of global business networks has long fascinated but continues to divide scholars of global markets and governance. A well-established perspective looks at the changes in global networks and sees an emerging cohesive transnational ...

  • Crisis of trust, crisis of democracy? The consequences of low and declining political trust on the quality of representative democracy

    Low and declining political trust have been a prime concern of scholars, politicians, and opinion leaders across the globe for more than four decades. As high levels of political trust are widely assumed to be a necessary precondition for ...

  • De beloften van nabijheid: een kwalitatief onderzoek naar decentralisatie van arbeidsre-integratie, jeugdzorg en langdurige zorg

    Met ingang van 2015 krijgt een grote decentralisatieoperatie haar beslag, waarbij gemeenten eerstverantwoordelijke bestuurslaag worden in het ‘sociale domein’, te weten de (arbeids)participatie, langdurige (extramurale) zorg en jeugdzorg. Dit ...

  • Election Violence: Domestic and International Determinants of Election Violence

    This project, funded through a Marie Curie Career Integration Grant, conceptualizes election violence as a sub-type of political violence in which actors employ coercion to affect the electoral process or that arises in the context of electoral ...


    How has the EU been constructed in the Middle East debate and how has the Middle East been constructed in the European debate? These questions will guide the new network on EU-Middle East relations, led by the University of Amsterdam.

  • Fickle Formulas: The Political Economy of Macroeconomic Measurement

    Macroeconomic indicators are integral to economic governance. Measurements of growth, unemployment, inflation and public deficits inform policy, for example through growth targets and the inflation-indexation of wages. These indicators tell us ...


    FOLLOW is a 5-year research project at the Amsterdam Institute for Social Science research (AISSR) of the University of Amsterdam.

  • Forced Migration and Resettlement during Civil Wars

    Minerva Research Initiative, US Department of Defense. “Forced Migration and Resettlement during Civil Wars,” will run 2018-2021.


    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 ...

  • Legitimacy Beyond Consent

    Confronting Transnational and Supranational Power Structures.

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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).

  • 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

  • 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 ...