Rath's recent posts

November 27, 2023
Interview -- Is the War In Gaza Fueling Religious Tensions Across Europe? (TRT World) (Incl video stream)
Is the War In Gaza Fueling Religious Tensions Across Europe? As fears grow that the conflict in Gaza could widen to neighboring states, there has already been a spillover effect, but in Europe. Several governments have led crackdowns on Muslim groups and institutions, in what officials claim is an attempt to fight the spread of [...]
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October 18, 2023
BROAD-ER International Winter School 2024 Amsterdam -- Apply now
BROAD-ER INTERNATIONAL WINTER SCHOOL 2024 Cities and International Migration: Methodologies, Practices, Ethics Amsterdam, January 29-February 02, 2024 The University of Amsterdam will host the BROAD-ER International Winter School 2024 entitled ‘Cities and International Migration: Methodologies, Practices, Ethics’. The Winter School which will be organized in cooperation with Koç University, Istanbul (MiReKoc) and Pompeu Fabra University, [...]
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September 6, 2023
Afscheidscollege -- Terug naar Zuid | Nu te downloaden
Ter gelegenheid van zijn emeritaat gaf Em. Prof. Dr. Jan Rath -- hoogleraar 'Sociologie, in het bijzonder de studie der stad en haar etnische en culturele verscheidenheid' -- op donderdag 13 april 2023 zijn afscheidscollege, getiteld Terug naar Zuid. Download de uitgebreide versie, klik hier. Een sterk verkorte versie van het afscheidscollege is verschenen in het [...]
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August 6, 2023
Interview -- Sweden and Demark Under More Fire For Allowing Quran Burnings (TRT World) (incl video stream)
Sweden and Denmark Under More Fire For Allowing Quran Burnings Protesters in Sweden burned the Quran once again following demonstrations outside the country's parliament. Turkish Foreign Minister Hakan Fidan responded sharply, suggesting that Sweden's unacceptable behaviour cannot remain under the guise of freedom of expression any longer. Over the past year, Turkiye has voiced strong [...]
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June 1, 2023
Workshop - Article writing
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April 18, 2023
Artikel - Commerciële gentrificering?
Verheffing van de volkse winkelstraat: commerciële gentrificering? Jan Rath Tijdschrift Sociale Vraagstukken April 13, 2023 https://www.socialevraagstukken.nl/verheffing-van-de-volkse-winkelstraat-commerciele-gentrificering/ Hoogleraar Jan Rath laat in zijn afscheidsrede op 13 april zijn licht schijnen op gentrificering van volkswijken, met name in Rotterdam Zuid. Ruim baan voor middenklassen? Voor volkse ondernemers? Volgens Rath is de werkelijkheid niet zwart of wit. Een [...]
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March 24, 2023
Special issue -- Regulation of Migrant Entrepreneurship
Regulation of Migrant Entrepreneurship Giacomo Solano, Monder Ram & Jan Rath (Eds) International Migration April 2023, 61(2): 1-122 We are struck by a curious paradox: the flourishing discourse on migrant entrepreneurship is replete with references to the regulatory environment; yet the precise ways in which regulations exert influence is rarely spelt out. This task is [...]
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January 3, 2023
Chapter - Migrant Entrepreneurship: Paradigms of Economic Integration
Chapter -- Migrant Entrepreneurship: Alternative Paradigms of Economic Integration Jan Rath and Veronique Schutjens in A. Triandafyllidou (ed), Routledge Handbook of Immigration and Refugee Studies. Second edition. London and New York: Routledge, 2022, pp. 126-135. As entrepreneurs and markets are strongly interdependent, this chapter touches upon the ‘structure versus agency’ debates in social sciences in [...]
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December 11, 2022
Article - Stigmatizing street vendors and market traders
Stigmatizing Street Vendors and Market Traders: The Case of Amsterdam from a Historical Perspective Emil van Eck and Jan Rath Journal of Urban History Early view, December 10, 2022 https://doi.org/10.1177/009614422211408 This article contributes to the debate on the stigmatization of street vendors and market traders by illuminating the moralizing and disciplinary state interventions that city [...]
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