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Results: 121 - 160 of 233
  • 6 Jan 2016
    Orientation programme new GSSS students on 28 January

    On Thursday 28 January from 10:30-11:30, the Graduate School of Social Sciences (GSSS) officially welcomes the new students starting a Master's, preparatory or exchange programme as of February 2016.

  • 5 Jan 2016
    UvA Green Office to spur sustainability

    With the creation of its own Green Office, the University of Amsterdam has taken another step in promoting sustainability among its students and staff. The Office, which will open its doors later this year, is an ...

  • 5 Jan 2016
    In Memoriam Mario Rutten

    It is with sadness we wish to inform you of the death of our colleague, Mario Rutten, Professor of Comparative Sociology and Anthropology of Asia at the Department of Anthropology and the Amsterdam Institute for ...

  • 18 Dec 2015
    Summer programmes for refugees in the Netherlands

    The Graduate School of Social Sciences at the University of Amsterdam is offering 10 full tuition waivers for refugees in the Netherlands for all our summer courses.

  • 18 Dec 2015
    Happy holidays and a successful 2016!

    The Graduate School of Social Sciences would like to wish all (prospective) students and alumni happy holidays and a successful 2016.

  • 3 Dec 2015
    UvA and AUAS to install more than 2,500 solar panels

    The University of Amsterdam (UvA) and Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (AUAS) will install more than 2,500 solar panels on the roofs of five of their buildings. The panels, which will cover a combined total ...

  • 23 Nov 2015
    Decision on quiet spaces

    Quiet spaces can be established in the generally accessible areas of the UvA. It is essential that the quiet spaces have a neutral character, and they may not be 'claimed' by specific groups of users.

  • 19 Nov 2015
    Five UvA subject areas in top 100 of THE Rankings by Subject

    Five subject areas at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) have made the worldwide top 100 of the 2015-2016 Times Higher Education World University Rankings by Subject. This is two more than last year.

  • 16 Nov 2015
    Minute of silence for events in Paris

    In light of the terrible events in Paris, a minute of silence will be observed throughout Europe at 12:00 on Monday to remember those who died and to express solidarity with bereaved friends and family.

  • 6 Nov 2015
    Consciously or not, anthropologists are always in search of stories

    In his new book, Anthropological Encounters, UvA Professor of Comparative Anthropology and Sociology of Asia Mario Rutten describes how his training as an anthropologist has shaped his relationships with people and ...

  • 4 Nov 2015
    GSSS Career Event on 25 November

    The Graduate School of Social Sciences (GSSS) is organising a Career Event for all its Master's students on Wednesday 25 November 2015! Do you want to know how to look for job opportunities after your graduation? You ...

  • 28 Oct 2015
    Reports on blended learning and knowledge sharing available in English

    Two recently published green papers, ‘Blend IT and Share IT’ and ‘Dare to Share’ are now available in English. The Executive Board welcomes feedback from the academic community on these documents.

  • 26 Oct 2015
    African masculinity examined

    Development campaigns in the area of emancipation and health in Africa, which up to around five years ago focused almost exclusively on women, now have a new target group: men. Anthropologist Eileen Moyer is not so ...

  • 19 Oct 2015
    Frank Vandenbroucke appointed University Professor at UvA

    The Executive Board has appointed Flemish academic and former politician Frank Vandenbroucke as University Professor at the University of Amsterdam (UvA). As University Professor Vandenbroucke will stimulate research ...

  • 12 Oct 2015
    To what extent has Europeanisation impacted migrants in Turkey?

    Now that it is a candidate for EU membership, Turkey may also deal differently with migration and border control. Political scientist Beste Isleyen is studying this statement's validity, not so much through the lens ...

  • 5 Oct 2015
    Outstanding students honoured during scholarship ceremony

    On Thursday, 1 October, the University of Amsterdam (UvA) held a special certificate ceremony to honour this year’s UvA scholarship recipients. The ceremony took place in the Maagdenhuis and was officially opened ...

  • 4 Oct 2015
    Participation event: emphasis on structure, culture and involvement

    On Wednesday 30 September a special event on the role of participation and representation took place in the Maagdenhuis. It was organised by the Executive Board (CvB), the Central Works Council and the Central ...

  • 28 Sep 2015
    Executive Board invites feedback from the academic community on blended learning and knowledge sharing

    The Executive Board has sent an email to all employees and students asking for feedback on two recently published green papers.

  • 25 Sep 2015
    Finance committee now operative

    The appointment of Hendrik van Moorsel as chair of the Finance Committee marks the start of the committee's activities. The committee will investigate a number of matters including the financial aspects of the ...

  • 22 Sep 2015
    Draft job profiles for UvA-AUAS Executive Board

    The Supervisory Boards of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (AUAS) have drawn up draft job profiles for a new President of the UvA-AUAS Executive Board and a new UvA ...

  • 16 Sep 2015
    UvA to host international privacy conference

    What are the privacy implications of new technologies? How should medical data be shared with proper regard for patients’ privacy? And why do privacy and accountability trump security in a democratic state? At the ...

  • 10 Sep 2015
    Appointment procedure UvA-AUAS board members

    The representative advisory bodies of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (AUAS) are to be given the right of approval to the basic profile of new members of the UvA-AUAS ...

  • 31 Aug 2015
    Shanghai Ranking: UvA’s Social Sciences once again best in the Netherlands

    The Social Sciences at the University of Amsterdam have once again risen in the field ranking conducted by the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), also known as the Shanghai Ranking, advancing from 39th to ...

  • 21 Aug 2015
    Orientation programme new students GSSS

    On Thursday 27 August from 15:00 to 17:00, the Graduate School of Social Sciences (GSSS) officially welcomes the new students starting a Master's programme, preparatory programme or exchange programme as of September ...

  • 13 Aug 2015
    Why are managers earning ever more and cleaners earning ever less?

    In recent years, income inequality has grown in many Western countries. In the United States, the wage gap is mainly caused by the growth in pay differentials between professions. Sociologist Thijs Bol has received a ...

  • 7 Aug 2015
    Vacancy for student members Board of Studies

    The Graduate School of Social Sciences has, with immediate effect, two vacancies for student members Board of Studies.

  • 29 Jul 2015
    GSSS student Lianne Schmidt appointed student assessor at the UvA

    Lianne Schmidt, Master’s student in International Development Studies at the Graduate School of Social Sciences, has been appointed as student assessor at the University of Amsterdam (UvA), effective 1 September ...

  • 9 Jul 2015
    Close involvement of UvA/AUAS representative advisory bodies in appointments

    The Supervisory Boards of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (AUAS) have decided to closely involve the representative advisory bodies in procedures for appointing a ...

  • 8 Jul 2015
    Lianne Schmidt appointed student assessor at the UvA

    Lianne Schmidt, Master’s student in International Development Studies, has been appointed as student assessor at the University of Amsterdam (UvA), effective 1 September 2015. The Executive Board appointed Schmidt ...

  • 26 Jun 2015
    Thinking City - Skills courses for your career development and public lectures

    The Summer School Thinking City offers skills courses which are useful to your career development - for a special student price. Students are also welcome to attend public lectures on urban issues or join the photo ...

  • 26 Jun 2015
    Call for papers - Amsterdam Social Science Journal

    Are you a student in Social Sciences and would you like to publish an article in an academic magazine? Then send in your article for the fall issue of the Amsterdam Social Science journal, a platform for Master's and ...

  • 10 Jun 2015
    Master Studio Magazine on 'Urban Metabolism'

    The Master Studio Magazine on 'Urban Metabolism' gives a full overview of the course Innovative International Planning Practices - with contributions from the best students, interviews with speakers and authors.

  • 2 Jun 2015
    UvA student Tirza Snoijl wins Echo Award 2015

    University of Amsterdam (UvA) student Tirza Snoijl (29) has been announced as the winner of the Echo Award 2015, a prize for multicultural talent in higher education. Tirza has joined the network of over 300 Echo ...

  • 13 May 2015
    GSSS Career Event on 20 May

    As the end of the academic year is approaching, the time has come to start preparing yourself for the labour market. The Graduate School of Social Sciences (GSSS) is here to assist you with that! Visit the GSSS ...

  • 1 May 2015
    Closure of the GSSS and UvA during days off in May

    During the spring holidays most UvA buildings, study centres and catering locations will be closed.

  • 30 Apr 2015
    Statement in response to brief squat of UvA’s Student Services building

    The following statement was issued by the Executive Board in response to the brief squat of the UvA’s Student Services building at the Binnengasthuisstraat.

  • 23 Apr 2015
    WoON thesis prize for UvA alumna Lydia Hofman

    Human Geography / Development Studies alumna Lydia Hofman recently won the WoON thesis prize for her Master's thesis on eco-friendly living behaviour.

  • 20 Apr 2015
    Press statement UvA-AUAS/HvA Executive Board

    The Executive Board would like to thank the Supervisory Boards for their enormous efforts and the speed and assiduousness with which they have drawn conclusions and taken decisions. The broad support makes it ...

  • 19 Apr 2015
    Press statement Supervisory Boards

    Today, the Supervisory Boards held talks about the current situation with the Executive Board, the deans, the domain chairs and the representative advisory bodies of the University of Amsterdam and the Amsterdam ...

  • 19 Apr 2015
    President UvA Executive Board tenders resignation

    Yesterday evening, Louise Gunning tendered her resignation as president of the Executive Board of the University of Amsterdam and the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences to the Supervisory Boards.