Blog

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Posted by Jan Rath
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Corona / COVID-19

The UvA is closely monitoring developments around the coronavirus. Government measures to limit the coronavirus outbreak's impact are having a major impact on UvA staff and students. The university is...

0404-0303-20202020
Posted by Jan Rath
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UvA’s Sociology climbed to 10th position in the QS World University Ranking

Sociology at the University of Amsterdam has climbed to the 10th position in the 2020 QS World University Ranking. A testimony to the great work done at our department. https://www.topuniversities.com/university-rankings/university-subject-rankings/2020/sociology...

2121-0202-20202020
Posted by Jan Rath
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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...

3131-0101-20202020
Posted by Jan Rath
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Managing Editor International Migration

We -- Ahmet İçduygu, Jan Rath, Deniz Sert, and Ayşen Üstübici -- are delighted and honoured to take on the role as editors of International Migration in its fifty-ninth year....

0909-0101-20202020
Posted by Jan Rath
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Journal article — Coffee People in Tehran, Glasgow and Amsterdam

Coffee People in Tehran, Glasgow, and Amsterdam by Reza Shaker Ardekani and Jan Rath Journal of Consumer Culture, 20(1): 122–140.   Abstract Despite the diversity of consumption and class practices...

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Blog — Coffee Bars and Urban Life in Istanbul

Coffee is abundant in Turkey today, not just in the form of türk kahvesi, the traditional Turkish coffee cooked with water in a special small pot with a long handle,...

0707-0101-20202020
Posted by Jan Rath
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Associate Research Fellow at Koç University, Istanbul

Starting May 1, 2019, Jan Rath has been appointed to Associate Research Fellow at the Migration Research Center (MiReKoc), Koç University, Istanbul. His task include -- amongst others-- joint PhD...

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Article — Advancing Ethnic Entrepreneurship Studies

Rath, J. & V. Schutjens (2019) ‘Advancing the Frontiers in Ethnic Entrepreneurship Studies’, in Special Issue on Urban Politics of Ethnic Entrepreneurship edited by A. Schmiz & T. Hernandez (eds),...

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Chapter — Migrant Entrepreneurship and Transnational Links

Rath, J., G. Solano & V. Schutjens (2019) ‘Migrant Entrepreneurship and Transnational Links’, pp. 450-465 (Chapter 30) in C. Inglis, W. Li and B. Khadria (eds.), The Sage Handbook on...

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Promoting Migrant Entrepreneurship

Further reading Rath, J. & A. Swagerman (2015) ‘Promoting Ethnic Entrepreneurship in European Cities: Sometimes Ambitious, Mostly Absent, Rarely Addressing Structural Features’, International Migration. Published online: 13 NOV 2015 |...

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Journal Article — Mixed Embeddedness Revisited

Kloosterman, R.C. and J. Rath (2018) ‘Mixed Embeddedness Revisited: A Conclusion to the Symposium’, Symposium From the Mixed Embeddedness Approach to What? edited by E. Barberis and G. Solano, Sociologica,...

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Journal 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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Journal Article — Coffee scene in Glasgow

The Coffee Scene in Glasgow’s West End: On the class practices of the new urban middle classes By Reza Shaker Ardekani and Jan Rath City, Culture and Society. Published online:...

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Head of Department of Sociology

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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UvA’s Sociology in World Top

The QS World Ranking of universities in ’Sociology’ is based on publications, citations, H-indices, ‘research reputation’ and ‘employer reputation’.  This year, UvA’s sociology climbed from no 14 to no 12,...