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Results: 1 - 20 of 90
  • ACES is hiring a Programme Assistent
    24 Aug 2021
    Are you interested in working for one of Europe's leading research centres? Do you have organisational and web-skills? The Amsterdam Centre for European Studies (ACES) - a centre of excellence for research, education ...
  • NWO-Vidi grants worth €800,000 for 13 UvA researchers
    14 Jul 2021
    The Dutch Research Council (NWO) has awarded Vidi grants worth €800,000 each to 13 experienced researchers from the UvA and the Amsterdam UMC, location AMC. The grants will enable them to develop their own innovative ...
  • The impact of COVID-19 on public support for the European Union
    6 Jul 2021
    The Volkswagen Stiftung awards 1.5 million euro to project that studies how the COVID-19 pandemic affects Eurosceptic attitudes, solidarity with fellow Europeans and the electoral performance of Eurosceptic parties.
  • Multinationals have a major influence on the European political agenda
    15 Jun 2021
    In Brussels, non-governmental organisations (NGOs) lobby hard on issues that are already on the political agenda, while companies lobby on issues they would like to see added to the agenda. ‘And ultimately, influence ...
  • A giant inflated model of a bee during a demonstration in front of the EU Commission offices calling the EU to adopt a ban on bee-killing neonicotinoid pesticides
    With these reforms the EU could rebuild public support
    10 Jun 2021
    Through its Green Deal the EU seeks a transition towards sustainable agriculture. This includes measures to reduce the risk and use of pesticides by 50% by 2030. Public support for these measures is crucial, but has ...
  • Federalization of Europe: Machiavelli’s annual symposium
    27 May 2021
    The chosen overarching topic for this year’s Symposium is, “The Federalization of Europe: 27 Countries Coming Together as One”. The aim of the Symposium is to allow its audience to listen, learn and discuss all of ...
  • Nelleke Noordervliet talks about the courage of the writer in the State of European Literature
    11 May 2021
    On Saturday, 19 June, the University of Amsterdam will be hosting the second edition of the State of European Literature, an annual lecture in which a renowned European writer examines the significance of literature ...
  • ACES UvA Research Priority Area selects four proposals for Research Support
    6 Apr 2021
    The ACES UvA Research Priority Area has selected four affiliates for a grant for Research Support in 2021. ACES affiliates could either apply for a Seed Grant to prepare an application for a research grant (NWO or ...
  • ACES FMG Research Priority Area selects nine proposals for Research Support
    8 Mar 2021
    Nine affiliates of the ACES Research Priority Area of the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences (FMG) have been selected for a grant for Research Support in 2021.
  • ACES funds three new Interdisciplinary Research Projects
    24 Feb 2021
    ACES devotes a key share of its budget to supporting 2,5 year targeted interdisciplinary research projects. These projects are led by ACES affiliates from at least two faculties and address major societal challenges ...
  • Research for the Interdisciplinary Research Project 'United in Diversity' presented at a TiGRe webinar
    9 Feb 2021
    ACES researchers working in the Interdisciplinary Research Project ‘United in Diversity’ presented their research on the public acceptance of EU pesticide regulation in a TiGRe webinar.
  • Luiza Bialasiewicz on the geopolitics of vaccines
    8 Feb 2021
    ACES co-director Luiza Bialasiewicz has commented on a number of European news outlets on ‘vaccine geopolitics’.
  • Considerable public support for joint EU procurement for medicines
    1 Feb 2021
    A team of ACES researchers conclude that, based on a survey in several EU countries, there is broad popular support for European cooperation in the procurement of medicines and medical countermeasures.
  • ACES researchers Acquire Jean Monnet ERASMUS+ Network Grant 'SECUREU'
    14 Jan 2021
    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 ...
  • Roel Beetsma chairs 'Commissie Europese Economie'
    11 Jan 2021
    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 ...
  • Migration Politics Fellowship winners for 2021 announced
    9 Dec 2020
    The Migration Politics journal is proud to announce the winners of our inaugural Migration Politics Fellowships.
  • ‘Individual sovereignty’ in pandemic times – A contradiction in terms?
    15 Oct 2020
    Over the past months, appeals to ‘individual sovereignty’ have brought together a wide range of political actors across Europe, united in their rejection of face masks, ‘social distancing’, and other forms of ...
  • ACES launches four new online lecture series
    7 Oct 2020
    ACES will continue to organise online lecture series. In the fall ACES will launch four new series on a variety of themes.
  • Three ACES affiliates receive ERC Starting Grant
    7 Sep 2020
    ACES affiliates Thijs Bol, Imke Harbers and Kristina Krause have received an ERC Starting Grant. A Starting Grant is a personal grant of about €1.5 million and provides research support to talented researchers for a ...
  • Boris Noordenbos
    Conspiracy theories and the socialist past
    3 Sep 2020
    Many classic conspiracy theories concern the withholding of information from the public. In Central and Eastern Europe, however, suspicion is more commonly aimed at outside influences. Thanks to an ERC Starting Grant ...