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 ...