ACES researchers Acquire Jean Monnet ERASMUS+ Network Grant 'SECUREU'
ACES researchers Darshan Vigneswaran, Olga Sezneva, Barak Kalir, Jan-Willem Duyvendak and Luiza Bialasiewicz have been successful in securing a Jean Monnet ERASMUS+ Network Grant 'SECUREU', focusing on the securitization of ethnicity as pursued by both the EU itself and its individual member states.
Fenne Pinkster member Programme Council Centre for Urban Inequality
Dr Fenne Pinkster (GPIO) has been appointed as a member of the Programme Council of the Centre for Urban Inequality. The centre is a collaboration between the Municipality of Amsterdam and four knowledge institutions: UvA, VU, HvA and InHolland.
Roel Beetsma chairs 'Commissie Europese Economie'
ACES Governing Board member Roel Beetsma has been appointed chair of the 'Commissie Europese Economie', which will explore and formulate options for European financial and economic policy with the aim of making the EU economy more stable and resilient.
Nine Cross-faculty Research Projects Awarded GDC Grants
The Global Digital Cultures RPA is pleased to announce the projects that have been granted research support funding following the 2020 Call for Applications.
"People want more than polarized, soundbite-like information, but the kind of in-depth analysis that we can offer"
Professor Marieke de Goede started her term as academic director of the AISSR on 1 December 2020. We Zoomed in with her to discuss priorities, implications of Covid, and her own research.
Ownership, Value and the Question of Colonial Heritage in Museums
Pressing Matter received a grant of 3.5 million euros of the National Science Agenda of the Dutch Research Council (NWO) to analyse the role colonial collections could play in resolving tensions in dealing with our colonial past. Anthropologist Amade M’charek of the University of Amsterdam coordinates the work package on competing notions of value.
Three new Assistant Professors in Violence & Security
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 in Violence & Security in 2021.