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Centre for Sustainable Development Studies

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Results: 1 - 20 of 101
Results: 1 - 20 of 101
  • Divesting fairly from fossil fuels around the world
    22 Apr 2021
    To combat global warming, we have to stop using fossil fuels. This will have a major impact on both investors in related industries who will have to write off trillions of dollars and developing countries that had ...
  • Postdoctoral positions at ICTA-UAB
    14 Apr 2021
    The Institute of Environmental Science and Technology (ICTA-UAB) in Barcelona, Spain is seeking 5 postdoctoral fellows to work on research topics related to oceanic and land-use systems, cities, production and ...
  • A “Safe and Just corridor” for planet and people
    7 Apr 2021
    For the first time, the Earth Commission has brought together the complexity of humans living on Earth in a framework that defines a challenging and fundamental core pillar for their work: how to determine what’s ...
  • New study: what does entrepreneurship from migrants of rich countries look like?
    29 Mar 2021
    While most studies of migrant entrepreneurship focus on disadvantaged migrants from the ‘global South’, Richard Girling decided to do the opposite and explore the entrepreneurial activities of migrants from ...
  • Vivienne Matthies-Boon appointed Socrates Professor (Radboud University Nijmegen)
    29 Mar 2021
    Vivienne Matthies-Boon has been appointed Socrates Professor by Special Appointment in “Humanism, Europe and Global Justice" at the Faculty of Philosophy, Theology and Religion (Radboud University in Nijmegen).
  • Update for PIs and Programme Group Directors: Covid-19
    21 Jan 2021
    We are writing to update you on the way in which Covid-19 related damages to your externally funded projects will be handled in the months to come. Please note that this process concerns externally funded projects ...
  • Information for PhD Candidates: Covid-19
    21 Jan 2021
    We are very aware that you continue to be affected by Covid-related disruptions and problems. Many of you are facing further delays to fieldwork and other research processes. It is also possible that your supervisors ...
  • "People want more than polarized, soundbite-like information, but the kind of in-depth analysis that we can offer"
    6 Jan 2021
    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.
  • Three new Assistant Professors in Violence & Security
    11 Dec 2020
    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 ...
  • Rowan Arundel and Richard Ronald join Centre of Research Excellence on Healthy Housing
    16 Nov 2020
    Rowan Arundel and Richard Ronald from the Department of Human Geography, Planning and International Development joined the NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence on Healthy Housing.
  • New Book Series: The Routledge Series on the Belt and Road Initiative
    12 Nov 2020
    Dr. Mehdi P. Amineh is pleased to announce that Routledge has commissioned the creation of a peer-reviewed book series titled The Routledge Series on the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). The series covers the ...
  • In memoriam Lodewijk Brunt (1942-2020)
    9 Nov 2020
    Emeritus hoogleraar stadssociologie en ex-decaan van de toenmalige Faculteit der Politieke en Sociaal-Culturele Wetenschappen (PSCW) Lodewijk N.J. Brunt (1942) is op 17 oktober 2020 overleden.
  • How can the private sector help achieve sustainable development?
    9 Oct 2020
    A new report “Linking Voluntary Standards to the Sustainable Development Goals” sheds light on how businesses can become more sustainable. The report was officially presented today at the Geneva Trade Week. UvA ...
  • Maarten Wolsink reaches 1000 citations in the Web of Science
    5 Oct 2020
    This week, first time ever, a peer-reviewed publication prepared within AISSR has reached the level of 1000 citations in the Web of Science, the oldest database of peer-reviewed articles and still the most ...
  • Prof. dr. Marieke de Goede new AISSR Academic Director
    30 Sep 2020
    Professor Dr. Marieke de Goede has been appointed as the new AISSR Academic Director, as of December 2020. De Goede is Professor of Political Science, with a focus on ‘Europe in a Global Order’ and has long been a ...
  • Earth Systems Governance 2020 Virtual Forum
    16 Sep 2020
    How does the spread of and responses to the Covid-19 pandemic influence theory and practice in global governance on environmental and developmental issues, in particular in relation to the Global South?
  • Poppi: Telling the complete and unbiased story of drugs
    23 Jun 2020
    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.
  • Digital infrastructure for research into all 17 million inhabitants of the Netherlands
    8 Jun 2020
    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 ...
  • Using data from ODISSEI for your research
    2 Jun 2020
    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 ...
  • New book: Het recht van de snelste
    27 May 2020
    Marco te Brömmelstroet is Professor of Urban Mobility Futures. He recently published the book ‘Het recht van de snelste’ together with journalist Thalia Verkade.