EDI Festival 2021 ‘Intersections of Cities: Amsterdam meets Birmingham’ 3 – 24 February

The University of Amsterdam and the University of Birmingham are inviting you to embrace the diversity of our communities and ignite broader conversations about how we can foster a more inclusive city, university and student community. Embedding equity, diversity and inclusion, student ambassadors of the two institutions are organising a virtual festival and this year’s … Continue reading EDI Festival 2021 ‘Intersections of Cities: Amsterdam meets Birmingham’ 3 – 24 February

Purple Friday

On 'Purple Friday' people show their solidarity with young people who are gay, bisexual, lesbian and transgender by wearing purple. In 2010 Purple Friday was organized for the first time in the Netherlands. It always takes place at the second Friday of December and is organized by the network of Gay-Straight Alliances (GSA) of the … Continue reading Purple Friday

Spotlight: Research on Ethnic discrimination in the Dutch labor market

Finding a job is a struggle for everyone, but for some people more than others. At least, that is precisely what Bram Lancee, associate professor of Sociology at the UvA, reveals in his recent work on ethnic inequality in the labour market.  In a large-scale field experiment, Lancee sent 4,200+ fictitious applications to real-life job … Continue reading Spotlight: Research on Ethnic discrimination in the Dutch labor market