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Results: 1 - 20 of 505
  • 18 Apr 2019
    Easily link datasets in UvA/HvA figshare to publications in Pure

    As of today, UvA researchers are able to link published datasets in UvA/HvA figshare to corresponding publications in Pure. The library has created an automated link connecting the two systems. This means that it is ...

  • 17 Apr 2019
    Widespread media attention for research project using bank data to tackle human trafficking

    There has been widespread media attention for the research project using bank data to detect and tackle human trafficking in the past weeks. The project is a collaboration between ACIL / International Criminal Law ...

  • 17 Apr 2019
    Visiting fellow Hemi Mistry

    Hemi Mistry (University of Nottingham) joined ACIL as short-term visiting fellow from March to April 2019. During her stay she has been working on a paper that explores how insights from social and ritual theory may ...

  • 16 Apr 2019
    Come to the UvA Health Week

    It’s time for the UvA Health Week again! From 13 to 16 May, there will be an extensive programme for students, PhD candidates and staff.

  • 16 Apr 2019
    Amnesty petition for UvA alumnus Rami Sidky

    Human rights organisation Amnesty International has launched a petition for the release of Rami Sidky, a former student of Political Science at UvA. Sidky, who is a musician, has been in prison in Egypt since May ...

  • 10 Apr 2019
    Building Central and Eastern European judicial capacities for the enforcement of EU State aid law

    In May and September 2019, the Institute of Legal Studies of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, in collaboration with Kati Cseres (UvA/ACELG), is organising a training programme for Central and Eastern European ...

  • 10 Apr 2019
    Public presentations of UvA human trafficking research

    Following the recent launch of a search engine using bank data to detect human trafficking, which UvA developed together with ABN Amro bank and the Dutch Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment, ACIL / ICL ...

  • 9 Apr 2019
    Education Desk Relocating to make place for the launch of the Active Learning Space

    On 10 April the Education Desk, the Study Advisers and the International Office will move to the sixth floor of REC A. After the move, the space on the third floor previously occupied by the Education Desk will be ...

  • 9 Apr 2019
    UvA team wins Vis Moot Court (East)

    A team from the ALS has won the Willem C. Vis East Moot Court Competition. More than 130 international teams take part in the Moot Court (International Commercial Arbitration and International Sales Law). The UvA ...

  • 8 Apr 2019
    Using bank data to tackle human trafficking

    Together with ABN Amro bank and the Dutch Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment, Jill Coster van Voorhout (ACIL & Criminal Law) initiated a search engine to detect human trafficking on the basis of bank data. The ...

  • 5 Apr 2019
    Accessible REC buildings

    The buildings at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) should be easily accessible at all times to students and staff, including those with a disability. A year ago, Facility Services started a project named Physical ...

  • 2 Apr 2019
    Interview with Mark Klamberg

    Following his ACIL guest lecture on the 'Widening use of the state of emergency,' we interviewed Mark Klamberg (Stockholm University) about Roman model dictators versus current use of emergency powers and the wider ...

  • 28 Mar 2019
    Soap made from coffee

    In the Netherlands, we throw away about 365,000 kilos of coffee grounds per day. This wastefulness is especially regrettable given that coffee grounds are a good material for making other products such as soap. ...

  • 28 Mar 2019
    Recycling plastic: we can do it! 3D printer turns old plastic into new plastic

    Although the concept of 3D printing has been around for years, most 3D printers are only able to use new, pristine plastics. To this end, the Amsterdam-based company vanPlestik has developed a unique 3D printer that ...

  • 27 Mar 2019
    Yvonne Donders appointed as Commissioner at the Netherlands Institute for Human Richts

    Yvonne Donders has been appointed by the Dutch government as Commissioner at the Netherlands Institute for Human Rights (NHRI). As of 1 July she will combine her new task with her work as ACIL researcher, Professor ...

  • 26 Mar 2019
    Evidentiary Challenges in Universal Jurisdiction Cases: a debate

    On the occasion of the publication of the Universal Jurisdiction Annual Review 2019 the War Reparations Centre of the University of Amsterdam hosted a debate on the key findings of the report. Read more about this ...

  • 25 Mar 2019
    Nexis Uni - The standard databases for finding news

    As from May 1st you can search Nexis Uni to find articles from newspapers, news magazines and other news sources.

  • 21 Mar 2019
    5th place for ACIL Frankfurt Investment Arbitration Moot Court team

    The team of UvA’s students – Diana Carolina Realpe, William Alexander Smith-Burnand, Shahine Rezaei Kalantari, and Gintarė Matonytė – reached 5th place (among 44 participating teams) in this year’s Frankfurt ...

  • 21 Mar 2019
    Interview with Massimo Fichera

    After his ACELG guest lecture on 25 February we talk with Massimo Fichera about art as inspiration for academic work, very different thinkers sharing common traits and crisis as catalyst for EU integration.

  • 18 Mar 2019
    Preliminary NSE response rate: 18,7%

    At present, the Amsterdam University College currently has the highest response rate with 29,5 per cent (this concerns UvA registered students).