Discipline: Political Science
How did the Hispanic imperial experience of the sixteenth century shape a Western modern spatial imaginary?
What are the extent and effects of China’s presence in science and education in the Netherlands and Europe?
Sarah de Lange
How do populist parties, and their non-populist competitors, construct the people by presenting their knowledge, norms and values, and practices and traditions as common, familiar, or normal?
Why have statues become terrains for the assertion and contestation of racial and caste supremacy? How do affective investments transform statues into sites of pride, injury and reparation?
What is the impact of international sanctions against Iran on organisations in the Netherlands? What dilemmas do companies, universities and citizens face when geopolitics gets personal?
The increasing complexity and heterogeneity of contemporary societies represent a major challenge to European welfare states. Their boundaries of social rights, political participation and ethnic...
Biezen, Ingrid van
What is the impact of court decisions on the behaviour and organization of political parties? To what extent have the courts been politicized? How does the background of judges influence their de...
How does the politics of contentious governance work?
The core question of the proposed project is: how does (and how might) Amsterdam give shape to the citizenship of the non-citizen? In order to examine this, the project will combine theories of p...
How has the Central Intelligence Agency shaped American cultural and political ideas, and in turn, how have those ideas shaped the work of American intelligence?
Female disempowerment is a critical and urgent challenge for many Muslim countries. It undermines their prosperity, their interaction with European societies, and the global achievement of Sustai...
Why do authoritarian states carry out gender equality reforms?
The relationship between religion and politics has always been one of the most controversial social issues throughout modern history. Despite the separation of state and church in many countries,...
To what extent disputes that take place at the workplace in various settings do impact the social perceptions about immigrants and minority group members in a society?
Dahl, Hanne Marlene
Currently, we witness a changing landscape of elderly care with neo-liberalism, new forms of governance, transformed gender relations and migration. Existing theorization cannot grasp this caring...
Research of wartime civilian agency demonstrates how civilians resist armed actors collectively, adapt to changing conflict zones, and build local resilience. How does civilian resilience buildin...
Rouhana, Nadim N.
This project aims to develop a new conceptual understanding of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict by disentangling the various conflict paradigms (e.g. settler-colonial, national, national-religiou...
This project is a biography of the diplomatic life of V.S. Srinivasa Sastri and situates his life and work in the 1920s within the politics of liberal internationalism.
What determines the prospects of contemporary protest movements, or lack thereof, to induce significant changes in electoral politics? Why some protest movements have been more effective in resha...