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Results: 1 - 20 of 21
Results: 1 - 20 of 21
  • Three new Assistant Professors in Violence & Security
    11 Dec 2020
    The Department of Political Science and the Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research are excited to announce that Chuyu Liu, Meredith Loken, and Jessica Soedirgo will take up positions as Assistant Professor ...
  • What is essential work?
    16 Nov 2020
    A vlog providing a short overview of the key elements addressed by Tithi Bhattacharya in the lecture “What is Essential Work? Social Reproduction in Pandemic Times” .
  • Rowan Arundel and Richard Ronald join Centre of Research Excellence on Healthy Housing
    16 Nov 2020
    Rowan Arundel and Richard Ronald from the Department of Human Geography, Planning and International Development joined the NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence on Healthy Housing.
  • New Book Series: The Routledge Series on the Belt and Road Initiative
    12 Nov 2020
    Dr. Mehdi P. Amineh is pleased to announce that Routledge has commissioned the creation of a peer-reviewed book series titled The Routledge Series on the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). The series covers the ...
  • In memoriam Lodewijk Brunt (1942-2020)
    9 Nov 2020
    Emeritus hoogleraar stadssociologie en ex-decaan van de toenmalige Faculteit der Politieke en Sociaal-Culturele Wetenschappen (PSCW) Lodewijk N.J. Brunt (1942) is op 17 oktober 2020 overleden.
  • How can the private sector help achieve sustainable development?
    9 Oct 2020
    A new report “Linking Voluntary Standards to the Sustainable Development Goals” sheds light on how businesses can become more sustainable. The report was officially presented today at the Geneva Trade Week. UvA ...
  • Maarten Wolsink reaches 1000 citations in the Web of Science
    5 Oct 2020
    This week, first time ever, a peer-reviewed publication prepared within AISSR has reached the level of 1000 citations in the Web of Science, the oldest database of peer-reviewed articles and still the most ...
  • Prof. dr. Marieke de Goede new AISSR Academic Director
    30 Sep 2020
    Professor Dr. Marieke de Goede has been appointed as the new AISSR Academic Director, as of December 2020. De Goede is Professor of Political Science, with a focus on ‘Europe in a Global Order’ and has long been a ...
  • Poppi: Telling the complete and unbiased story of drugs
    23 Jun 2020
    The ChemicalYouth project is a proud supporter of Poppi, an Amsterdam based museum that aims provides the public with the complete and unbiased story of drugs in a creative and novel way.
  • Digital infrastructure for research into all 17 million inhabitants of the Netherlands
    8 Jun 2020
    An interdisciplinary consortium of the University of Amsterdam, Leiden University and Statistics Netherlands (CBS), receives €1 million to build an open digital infrastructure for safe network analysis of all ...
  • Using data from ODISSEI for your research
    2 Jun 2020
    ODISSEI (Open Data Infrastructure for Social Science and Economic Innovations) is the national research infrastructure for the social sciences in the Netherlands. ODISSEI brings together researchers with the ...
  • New book: Het recht van de snelste
    27 May 2020
    Marco te Brömmelstroet is Professor of Urban Mobility Futures. He recently published the book ‘Het recht van de snelste’ together with journalist Thalia Verkade.
  • New research opens the black box of corporate tax avoidance
    18 May 2020
    Corporate tax avoidance by multinational corporations is not too different from alchemy. The latter claims to transform metals into gold. The former aims to transform operating profits made in one country—say, by ...
  • Prof. Maria Kaika new director Centre for Urban Studies
    30 Apr 2020
    Professor Maria Kaika has been selected to lead the Centre for Urban Studies (CUS) as the CUS Director for the coming five-year period, 2020-2025.  Kaika will be taking over from prof. Luca Bertolini.
  • Anthropologists about Life after Corona
    16 Apr 2020
    Anthropologists Danny de Vries, Jeanette Pols and Willy Sier have received funding for new research and data collection during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • In Memoriam Johan Goudsblom (1932-2020) 
    31 Mar 2020
    On March 17 of this year, Johan (Joop for friends) Goudsblom died at the age of 87 in his hometown Amsterdam. From 1968 until his retirement in 1997 he was a professor of sociology at the University of Amsterdam. ...
  • New Faces of Science: twelve new researchers will blog about their lives in science
    12 Mar 2020
    Twelve new researchers will blog about their lives in science, amongst them social geographer Afra Foli.
  • Stigma in the Bijlmer: The best-known neighbourhood in The Netherlands
    10 Mar 2020
    Researchers Fenne Pinkster, Marijn Ferier and Myrte Hoekstra conducted a study into resident experiences the Bijlmer stigma. The Bijlmer is a deprived neighborhood, developed in the 60s-70s in the southeast of ...
  • Amade M'charek awarded the Emma Goldman Award
    24 Feb 2020
    Amade M'charek has been awarded the Emma Goldman Award; the award is a recognition for scientific research on inequalities combined with public outreach.
  • New grant for research: Protecting Migrants Against Violence
    13 Jan 2020
    ​​​​​​​The Swedish Research Council has awarded a second major grant for collaborative research on migration between the Universities of Gothenburg and Amsterdam. This new grant will support Anja Karlsson Franck ...