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Posted by | April 15, 2020
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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Posted by | March 23, 2020
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...

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Posted by | March 4, 2020
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...

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Posted by | January 31, 2020
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....

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Posted by | January 9, 2020
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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Posted by | January 8, 2020
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,...

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Posted by | January 7, 2020
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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Posted by | November 25, 2019
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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Posted by | November 13, 2019
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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Posted by | May 22, 2019
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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