Rath's recent posts

August 15, 2022
Save the date -- Afscheidsrede donderdag 13 April 2023
Save the date Jan Rath zal op donderdag 13 april 2023 om 16:30 zijn afscheidsrede uitspreken. De plechtigheid zal plaatsvinden in de Aula van de Universiteit van Amsterdam, Oude Lutherse Kerk, Singel 411, Amsterdam.   Meer informatie volgt.
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June 29, 2022
5e Van Doorn Lezing -- Commerciële gentrificering en nieuwe stedelijkheid (incl video stream)
Rath, J. (2022) Hippe ondernemingen, culturele consumptie en nieuwe stedelijkheid. Effecten van commerciële gentrificering. Essay in het kader van de prof. Dr. J.A.A. van Doorn leerstoel & NIAS_KNAW Van Doorn Fellowship. Rotterdam: Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam: Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences (ESSB). In de Vijfde Van Doornlezing wordt de opkomst en het vertoon van nieuwe [...]
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June 24, 2022
Article -- Lodewijk Brunt: Flaneur in Toga
Frank Bovenkerk en Jan Rath Lodewijk Brunt: Flaneur in toga 2022 Er is al een tijdje niks verschenen op de blog van onze vader Lo die in 2020 uit ons leven verdween. Dat vinden wij soms zonde van zo’n omvangrijk en divers document. Lodewijk’s oude studievriend en collega Frank Bovenkerk heeft samen met Jan Rath [...]
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April 23, 2022
Interview -- Sweden riots over quran burning (TRT World) (incl video stream)
Riots Erupt in Sweden After Planned Quran Burning Violent clashes erupted in Sweden after anti-Muslim activists held rallies that planned to include burning Islam's holy book, the Quran. Counter protests broke out against the far-right rallies, which eventually turned violent. Dozens were injured in scuffles as cars were set on fire. Condemnation against the planned [...]
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March 4, 2022
Interview -- 'A marketplace of ideas and thoughts'
'Born and raised in the southern part of Rotterdam, the Netherlands, in a poor and deprivileged neighbourhood Jan Rath studied anthropology and urban studies and eventually became a professor of urban sociology at the University of Amsterdam. He still holds this position today, while he is also affiliated with Erasmus University Rotterdam and Koç University [...]
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January 17, 2022
Photoblog -- Couriers in the gig economy
Transportation of smaller goods in Istanbul, Turkey, has always been a marked feature in the urban landscape. The unique urban morphology contributed to the development of idiosyncratic ways of transportations. In the myriad of steep and narrow streets in old town Fatih, for example, notably in the artisanal enclave between Mısır Çarşısı (‘the spice bazaar’) [...]
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January 10, 2022
Article -- Multificality transnational migrant entrepreneurship
Multifocality and opportunity structure: towards a mixed embeddedness model for transnational migrant entrepreneurship, by Solano, G., V. Schutjens and J. Rath (2022) Comparative Migration Studies, 10(3): 1-24. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/imig.12934 This article addresses transnational migrant entrepreneurship, which refers to migrants involved in cross-border entrepreneurial activities. Previous models and concepts in migrant entrepreneurship studies have not fully succeeded [...]
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December 14, 2021
Article -- 60 years migration scholarship
Progress of migration scholarship over 60 years of International Migration by İçduygu, A., J. Rath, D. Sert and A. Üstübici (2021) International Migration, 59(6): 3-7 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/imig.12934 A posting on Facebook earlier this year –showcasing the 60th anniversary logo of International Migration –elicited one viewer to exclaim: ‘Congrats on 60 years of migration scholarship!’ Such [...]
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