Understanding EU-Middle East Relations
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.
Towards an alternative migration policy
Migration and refugee issues are on political and public agendas around the globe. The European Union is looking for sustainable solutions, international cooperation and joint responsibility. An international consortium coordinated by the University of Amsterdam will investigate the European migration issue and provide policy advice.
How can we strengthen the cultural and creative industries?
Cultural and creative industries can have a strong effect on local communities and provide both aesthetic and economic value. An international consortium led by the University of Amsterdam (UvA) will explore the role these industries play in local contexts and their connection to global networks, and translate these findings into policy.
Veni grant awarded to 27 UvA and AMC-UvA researchers
The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded Veni grants worth up to €250,000 to 27 UvA and AMC-UvA researchers who recently obtained their doctorate. The grants give promising young scientists the opportunity to further elaborate their own ideas over a three-year period.
Four new University Professors to study impact of artificial intelligence
The University of Amsterdam (UvA) has announced that it will appoint four new University Professors. The University Professors will focus on artificial intelligence (AI) and the societal questions surrounding this technology from a variety of research disciplines. The UvA will use the new chairs to give an extra impetus to its research and teaching in the field of AI. The recruitment process started today.
Mark Jordans, professor by special appointment of Global Child and Adolescent Mental Health
Dr M.J.D. Jordans (1975) has been named professor by special appointment of Child and Adolescent Global Mental Health at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences. The chair was established on behalf of the War Child Holland Foundation.
Social sciences and humanities researchers contribute to global HIV response
There is increased need for critical scholarship in the social sciences and humanities related to HIV/AIDS. The largest gathering of scientists, researchers and activists focused on social sciences and HIV in the world will meet in Amsterdam. For the first time, their annual event will be held in conjunction with the International Conference AIDS 2018, as official pre-conference.