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Head of Department of Sociology — UvA

Jan Rath has been appointed Chair of the Department of Sociology in the Faculty of Social and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Amsterdam. The appointment brings him back to...

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Article — In de koffiebar

In de Koffiebar: Middenklassers in Amsterdam, Glasgow en Tehran door Jan Rath en Reza Shaker Ardekani Agora, 34(2): 11-14. De groei van de stedelijke middenklasse gaat gepaard met ingrijpende veranderingen...

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Presidency University Forum UvA

The President of the Universty of Amsterdam -- Prof. Dr. Geert ten Dam -- has appointed Prof. Dr. Jan Rath to the President of the experimental University Forum, a new...

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Member Advisory Board RRPC — Canada

Jan Rath has been invited to become a member of the Advisory Board of a multi-partnered, international research initiative (called Refugee Research and Policy Center), a SSHRC Partnership project based...

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Article — Coffee People

Coffee People in Tehran, Glasgow, and Amsterdam By Reza Shaker Ardekani and Jan Rath Journal of Consumer Culture, pp. 1-19. Abstract Despite the diversity of consumption and class practices of...

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Article — Chinatown 2.0: Ethnically Themed Shopping

Chinatown 2.0: the difficult flowering of an ethnically themed shopping area By Jan Rath, Annemarie Bodaar, Thomas Wagemaakers & Pui Yan Wu Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 44 (1):...

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Interview on AT5 — Expats in Amsterdam

Voer voor discussie: 'Expats zijn ook Amsterdammers, die moet je omarmen' De aantrekkingskracht van Amsterdam op expats en studenten is onverminderd groot. De schatting is dat er elk jaar 4000...

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Member Expert Network World Economic Forum

Jan Rath was nominated to join the World Economic Forum’s Expert Network. In March 2017, he joined the team of world-leading experts engaged by the Forum to help shape the...

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Interview in ‘The Atlantic’ — Dutch tolerance

How the Netherlands Made Geert Wilders Possible: Many voters may choose his anti-Islam party in a country once famous for its tolerance. The Atlantic, March 13, 2017 https://www.google.nl/amp/s/www.theatlantic.com/amp/article/518892/

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Radio 1 debat in ‘Nieuws en Co’ — gentrificering

De Nieuws en Co-bus organiseert in aanloop naar de verkiezingen ontmoetingen tussen mensen wier leefwerelden ver uit elkaar liggen. Mensen die bijvoorbeeld in dezelfde wijk wonen maar elkaar nooit in...

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Op-Ed NRC — Academisch Nederland, hélp Turkse collega’s

Academisch Nederland, hélp Turkse collega’s Door Erdogans zuiveringsslag dreigt er een generatie academici verloren te gaan in Turkije, waarschuwen Jan Rath en Froukje Santing De academische vrijheid in Turkije staat...

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Blog — Yuppieland: Coffee in the City

In Amsterdam today, specialty coffee bars are mushrooming. Does this mean that Amsterdammers have become coffee gluttons from one day to the next? Fact is that the spread of specialty...

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HochSchule Luzern — Summer School 2018

HochSchule Luzern -- Summer School 2018 Luzern, July 3, 2018 Jan Rath Urban Gentrification, Ethnic Communities and Spatial Segregation Further reading Hagemans, I., J. Rath, M. Hogervorst, A. IJpma, T....

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Entrepreneurship and Migration

Ad-hoc Expert Meeting on Supporting the socio-economic inclusion of refugees and migrants through entrepreneurship Geneva, 12-13 June 2018 Palais des Nations, Room XXVII Jan Rath Promoting Migrant Entrepreneurship Further reading...

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Article — Promoting Ethnic Entrepreneurship

Promoting Ethnic Entrepreneurship in European Cities: Sometimes Ambitious, Mostly Absent, Rarely Addressing Structural Features by Jan Rath and Anna Swagerman International Migration, 54(1): 152-166 DOI: 10.1111/imig.12215 Abstract An increasing number...