November 30, 2022
EU Horizon Twinning Project -- BROAD-ER
BROAD-ER: Bridging Migration and Urban Studies  The research project BROAD-ER: Bridging Migration and Urban Studies received 1.4M € from the European Commission Twinning Action fund (HORIZON-WIDERA-2021-ACCESS-03). Jan Rath is one of the Principal Investigators. Next to him,  one new postdoc researcher has been appointed at the University of Amsterdam: Norma Schemschat. The other PI's are Ahmet Içduygu, Director [...]
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September 17, 2022
Article -- Understanding Migration: Metropolis
Understanding Migration: Metropolis Project Jan Rath. Paul Spoonley and Mihaela Vieru IQ Konkret. Journal on Migration and Labour Market, 2: 40-43. The aim of Metropolis International is to enhance policy through empirical research and to support societies and organizations that are managing the many effects of migration and diversity > Reprinted as ‘Migration verstehen’,  IQ [...]
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June 24, 2022
Article -- Lodewijk Brunt: Flaneur in Toga
Lodewijk Brunt: Flaneur in toga Frank Bovenkerk en Jan Rath 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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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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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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January 7, 2021
In memoriam Lodewijk Brunt (1942-2020)
Emeritus hoogleraar stadssociologie en ex-decaan van de toenmalige Faculteit der Politieke en Sociaal-Culturele Wetenschappen (PSCW) Lodewijk N.J. Brunt (1942) is op 17 oktober 2020 overleden. Op zaterdag 17 oktober 2020 overleed Lodewijk (‘Lo’) Brunt op 78-jarige leeftijd in zijn woonplaats Amsterdam. Van 1988 tot zijn emeritaat in 2005 was hij hoogleraar ‘Sociologie, in het bijzonder [...]
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January 6, 2021
In memoriam Lodewijk Brunt (1942-2020)
Emeritus hoogleraar stadssociologie en ex-decaan van de toenmalige Faculteit der Politieke en Sociaal-Culturele Wetenschappen (PSCW) Lodewijk N.J. Brunt (1942) is op 17 oktober 2020 overleden. Op zaterdag 17 oktober 2020 overleed Lodewijk (‘Lo’) Brunt op 78-jarige leeftijd in zijn woonplaats Amsterdam. Van 1988 tot zijn emeritaat in 2005 was hij hoogleraar ‘Sociologie, in het bijzonder [...]
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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 See also https://www.uva.nl/en/about-the-uva/organisation/faculties/faculty-of-social-and-behavioural-sciences/disciplines/sociology/sociology.html
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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. As new stewards of the journal, we aim to support meticulous scholarship in the field, while also promoting new and understudied lines of inquiry that [...]
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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. As new stewards of the journal, we aim to support meticulous scholarship in the field, while also promoting new and understudied lines of inquiry that [...]
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