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Centre for Sustainable Development Studies

Results: 1 - 20 of 170
Results: 1 - 20 of 170
  • 23 Jun 2020
    Poppi: Telling the complete and unbiased story of drugs

    The ChemicalYouth project is a proud supporter of Poppi, an Amsterdam based museum that aims provides the public with the complete and unbiased story of drugs in a creative and novel way.

  • 13 Jun 2020
    An adverse effect of Global Warming

    On June 4th, 2020, 21,000 tons of diesel leaked into the Ambarnaya river in the Northern Siberian region. The accident was caused by the collapse of an oil tank at a power plant near the city of Norilsk. The oil ...

  • 13 Jun 2020
    Institutional Racism in the United States

    What is evident through the historical implementation of laws in the United States is the encroachment on the freedoms of black Americans; after the abolition of one system that regulates blacks, another one is set ...

  • 11 Jun 2020
    Understanding the impact of COVID-19 on the remittances system ahead of International Day of Family Remittances on 16 June

    Is it possible that a more just and efficient global remittances system can emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic?

  • 8 Jun 2020
    Digital infrastructure for research into all 17 million inhabitants of the Netherlands

    An interdisciplinary consortium of the University of Amsterdam, Leiden University and Statistics Netherlands (CBS), receives €1 million to build an open digital infrastructure for safe network analysis of all ...

  • 2 Jun 2020
    Using data from ODISSEI for your research

    ODISSEI (Open Data Infrastructure for Social Science and Economic Innovations) is the national research infrastructure for the social sciences in the Netherlands. ODISSEI brings together researchers with the ...

  • 27 May 2020
    New book: Het recht van de snelste

    Marco te Brömmelstroet is Professor of Urban Mobility Futures. He recently published the book ‘Het recht van de snelste’ together with journalist Thalia Verkade.

  • 18 May 2020
    New research opens the black box of corporate tax avoidance

    Corporate tax avoidance by multinational corporations is not too different from alchemy. The latter claims to transform metals into gold. The former aims to transform operating profits made in one country—say, by ...

  • 14 May 2020
    CSDS Policy Brief #13

    SDG Goal 13: Why Export Credits for Fossil Fuel investments exacerbate climate change and harm development prospects Author: Adrien Tofighi Niaki Co-Authors Joyeeta Gupta, Niels Hazekamp, Dani ë lle Hirsch, ...

  • 14 May 2020
    The EU to promote a green recovery in the post Covid-19 crisis

    Although the Covid-19 crisis had exposed and created several tensions amongst EU countries, there is political will to follow a green route out of the crisis.

  • 14 May 2020
    The implications of the Covid-19 for the SDGs

    With the Covid-19 crisis exposing several weaknesses in the global system, the implementation of the SDGs will slowdown with worst consequences for those countries with scarce resources to fight the pandemic.

  • 30 Apr 2020
    Prof. Maria Kaika new director Centre for Urban Studies

    Professor Maria Kaika has been selected to lead the Centre for Urban Studies (CUS) as the CUS Director for the coming five-year period, 2020-2025.  Kaika will be taking over from prof. Luca Bertolini.

  • 16 Apr 2020
    Anthropologists about Life after Corona

    Anthropologists Danny de Vries, Jeanette Pols and Willy Sier have received funding for new research and data collection during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • 3 Apr 2020
    Letter to the Minister of Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation about COVID19 and Development Cooperation

    From: The Development Studies Community of Scholars in the Netherlands

  • 3 Apr 2020
    Oproep om de ontwikkelingssamenwerkingsaspecten van COVID-19 in beschouwing te nemen

    van: De academische gemeenschap van ontwikkelingsdeskundigen in Nederland

  • 31 Mar 2020
    In Memoriam Johan Goudsblom (1932-2020) 

    On March 17 of this year, Johan (Joop for friends) Goudsblom died at the age of 87 in his hometown Amsterdam. From 1968 until his retirement in 1997 he was a professor of sociology at the University of Amsterdam. ...

  • 12 Mar 2020
    New Faces of Science: twelve new researchers will blog about their lives in science

    Twelve new researchers will blog about their lives in science, amongst them social geographer Afra Foli.

  • 11 Mar 2020
    European Court being judged for backing Spain’s express deportation

    ECHR ruled that Spain did not violate any human rights by returning two migrants back to Morocco.

  • 10 Mar 2020
    From cracking to packing: the Dutch academic community’s fight with plastic

    Following the European plastic pact, the Dutch academic community has doubled its efforts and brought the fight directly against the Dutch darling, Shell, and its super cracker plant

  • 10 Mar 2020
    A second European migrant crisis: Balancing human rights

    After the 2015 migrant crisis, Europe is slowly finding itself in the same situation. Turkey’s statement to let hundreds of thousands more migrate towards Europe has sparked fear about reliving a mismanaged chaos ...