New grant for research: Protecting Migrants Against Violence
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 (Gothenburg) and Darshan Vigneswaran (UvA, IMES) to study how migrants seek protection from violence on the journey from Myanmar to Malaysia and Thailand. The project will run for three years.
New consortium: Closing the housing gap in Australia
The University of Amsterdam is part of a consortium that has been awarded an Australian Research Council Discovery Grant to investigate unequal access to housing in Australia.
Podcast: Sarah de Lange in discussion with Social Democrats
After the ACES Academic conference in November organised by Sarah de Lange, a podcast with the keynote speaker, Simon Hix, was recorded. The podcast discusses the rise and fall of the Social Democracy in Europe, and is part of a series of Podcasts.
PhD Talent Travel Grant - Open Call
A new call for PhD Talent Travel Grant proposals is now open. In this round, the Centre for Urban Studies will launch a call of three PhD Talent Travel Grants (1.500 euros each) that enable junior members to broaden their horizon and visit partner universities and/or centres relevant to their research.
Stay, Move-on, Return?
On 6 and 7 November 2019, the conference “Stay, move-on, return: Dynamics of mobility aspirations in contexts of forced displacement” , sponsored by The Amsterdam Center for European Studies, gathered an international group of researchers, practitioners and civil society actors to share perspectives on the interplay of forced migration and mobility aspirations.
Thijs Bol new member of Young Academy
Thijs Bol, sociologist at the University of Amsterdam, has been selected as a new member of the Young Academy, and will be installed in March 2020.
How to improve the position of women in Dutch politics
Why are women in politics and public administration still ‘the second sex’ despite 100 years of women's suffrage? And what needs to happen to increase political equality? A new collection of essays “Op weg naar een betere m/v-balans in politiek en bestuur” by political scientists Liza Mügge, Zahra Runderkamp and Maria Kranendonk seeks answers to these questions.