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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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Posted by | May 15, 2019
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 supervision...

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Posted by | March 4, 2019
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,...

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Posted by | February 15, 2019
Urban Scenes — Stream S20 in RC21 conference Delhi 2019

RC21 – 2019 – New Delhi  -- Session P35 Urban Scene Investigation: The development of urban amenities and cultural consumption, and the concomitant proliferation of urban identities, life styles and...

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Posted by | December 19, 2018
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 | December 14, 2018
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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Posted by | October 5, 2018
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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Posted by | August 31, 2018
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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Posted by | July 1, 2018
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 | May 28, 2018
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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