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Discipline: Political Science

Kuhn, Theresa

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...

Verhoeven, Imrat

How does the politics of contentious governance work?

Valenta, Markha

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...

Willmetts, Simon

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?

Ahmadov, Anar

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...

Bjarnegård, Elin

Why do authoritarian states carry out gender equality reforms?

Mofidi, Sabah

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,...

Bertossi, Christophe

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...

Krause, Jana

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...

Thakur, Vineet

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.

Yardımcı-Geyikçi, Şebnem

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...

Asselin, Pierre

The project’s main question will be what structural comparative research teaches us about forms and scale of, the motives for and the conditions conducive to the use of (extreme) violence by Du...

Fisun, Oleksandr

The proposed project is devoted to the analysis of the Ukrainian political system after the 2014 Euromaidan revolution. I intend to explore the decisive role of informal politics and shadow patro...

Leustean, Lucian

How do religious and secular ideas circulate between religious and secular courts, monastic settlements, pilgrimage sites and educational establishments in Europe, Eurasia, North Africa and the M...

Brown, Stephen

This project asks four questions: How are international actors supporting local groups to advance LGBTI rights in developing countries? What are the strengths and weaknesses of the different form...

Zwan, Natascha van der

How has the simultaneous development of financial markets and the welfare state influenced the political choices made by state, business and labor unions with regard to the Dutch pension system?

Hooren, Franca van

Who stands up for the interests of the mostly female and often migrant workers in domestic and care work? And to what extent are their interests taken into account in political decisions that sha...