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Results: 1 - 20 of 24
  • 27 Aug 2019
    In Memoriam André J.F. Köbben (1925 – 2019)

    Professor André Köbben died on 13 August at the age of 94.

  • 22 Jul 2019
    AISSR awarded four NWO Open Competition grants

    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.

  • 10 Jul 2019
    The hard facts behind deportation regimes

    Many countries have created deportation strategies that bring danger, despair and death. Why do we tolerate this? Funded by the European Research Council, anthropologist Barak Kalir studied the huge deportation ...

  • 26 Feb 2019
    Call for speakers: Ir/relevance of Race in Science and Society

    This is an open call for speakers for this year’s Ir/relevance of Race in Science and Society seminar series. We invite speakers from different (inter)disciplinary fields (from the social sciences, but also ...

  • 21 Feb 2019
    Call for abstracts: Different Worlds? Ethnography, Religion and Traveling Critique Between Europe and the MENA

    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 ...

  • 8 Jan 2019
    New research: positive mental health promotion among young people

    The research project ‘Confident Futures: Collaborative and participatory learning from successful youth initiatives’ has received a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the municipality of Amsterdam. The ...

  • 11 Dec 2018
    New research shows EU citizens’ views on unemployment insurance

    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 ...

  • 8 Mar 2018
    Great Thinkers on YouTube-Ewald Engelen presenting the work of Karl Marx

    Financial Geographer Ewald Engelen traces the renewed relevance of the writings of Karl Marx. He will also discuss what Marx failed to tell us.

  • 9 Jan 2018
    'I am not a spy!'

    Through an Open Access book and comic strip series UvA political scientists share their fieldwork experiences in authoritarian contexts. They offer their insights into this particularly challenging area of field ...

  • 4 Nov 2014
    New publications on medical technologies, reproductive bodies

    An article that explores the implications of reproductive mishaps for the life courses of women in eastern Cameroon, a special issues on the creative and often unexpected ways in which medical technologies are ...

  • 25 Sep 2014
    New publications on views on sex and HIV, drug development and ethics.

    An article on the views and experiences of adolescents with perinatally acquired HIV regarding sex, love, marriage, children and hope for the future; an article on the paradoxical role of private property in the new ...

  • 25 Sep 2014
    New publications on HIV treatment, Anthropology of AIDS and edible insects

    A special issue of Medical Anthropology on the normalization of HIV/AIDS, a paper on insects that are easily mass-produced but not the insects people typically want to eat, and finally another special issue on the ...

  • 19 Jul 2014
    Joep Lange and Jacqueline van Tongeren (AIGHD) on board Malaysian Airlines flight MH17

    With sadness and disbelief we have received the news that our greatly admired colleagues prof. Joep Lange and Jacqueline van Tongeren have passed away. The work of Joep Lange and Jacqueline van Tongeren in the field ...

  • 23 Oct 2012
    Progress Meeting Global Health, Care and the Body

    The Centre for Social Science and Global Health organized a progress meeting with the aim of discussing recent insights from on-going studies of researchers within the Health, Care and the Body programme group from ...

  • 9 Oct 2012
    In Press: Special Issue “Secrecy as embodied practice: beyond the confessional imperative”

    An Open Access Special issue of the Journal Culture, Health and Sexuality. Guest editors: Anita Hardon and Deborah Posel.

  • 13 Sep 2012
    Call for panels: 5th International Conference on the Pharmaceutical Life Cycle

    The 5th International Conference on the Pharmaceutical Life Cycle will take place from 2-4 September 2013 at the estate “De Horst” in Driebergen, The Netherlands. The conference is hosted and organised by the Health, ...

  • 13 Sep 2012
    Alexander Edmonds receives ERC Starting Grant

    SSGH researcher Alexander Edmonds has received a Starting Grant from the European Research Council (ERC) for a project entitled “From warfare to welfare: a comparative study of how combat trauma is internalized and ...

  • 30 Aug 2012
    Global Health PhD dissertations recently defended at University of Amsterdam

    Global Health PhD dissertations recently defended at University of Amsterdam

  • 14 Aug 2012
    Pharmaceutical management of beauty, moods, health and sex among youths in Southeast Asia

    The Centre for Social Science and Global Health, the Monash Program for Global Public Health, and the Anthropology Departments of the University of the Philippines and Hasanuddin University have launched a research ...

  • 14 Aug 2012
    Mixed-methods study of HIV disclosure to partners at the International AIDS Conference in Washington DC

    Gabriela Gomez from the Amsterdam Institute for Global Health and Development presented findings from a mixed methods study at the 19th International AIDS Conference in Washington DC on 25 July 2012.