Staff publications

New column from Anna Harris in Observant on grant deadlines

The piece muses on the NWO’s recent decision not to extend proposal application deadlines due to the lockdown, and whether this is the “best solution for science”.

You can read the column here.

Leonard Schuette publishes article in Journal of Common Market Studies

Leonard Schuette published the first article of his dissertation project on the role of the European Commission during the Brexit negotiations in the Journal of Common Market Studies. He argues that the Commission’s task force was instrumental in forging unity among the EU27.

You can read the article here.

Adam Dixon publishes policy paper with OECD Development Centre

Adam Dixon has published a paper on mobilising institutional investor capital for climate-aligned development in the OECD Development Policy Papers.

The paper was co-authored with Håvard Halland, Senior Economist at the Natural Resource Unit of the OECD, and colleagues from Stanford University’s Global Projects Center, where Adam was previously an affiliated researcher from 2012-2017.

Paul Stephenson publishes article on framing EFSI by EU institutions

Paul Stephenson recently saw the publication of an article written with Andreas Amerkamp, a student he supervised in the MA EPA 2016-2017 cohort.

They worked together to further develop the MA thesis and transform it into a peer-reviewed journal article, which was accepted by the open access Journal of Contemporary European Research: ‘Framing the European Fund for Strategic Investments: A Comparative Analysis of the EU’s Institutional Discourse‘.


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Mariëlle Wijermars publishes OA Handbook of Digital Russia Studies

Do you want to learn everything about digitalisation in Russia, or about how to use digital sources and methods for studying Russia? Are you seeking to broaden your horizon beyond the US and Europe and the English-language space?

Look no further: The Palgrave Handbook of Digital Russia Studies, edited by Mariëlle Wijermars (UM) together with Daria Gritsenko and Mikhail Kopotev (U Helsinki), has just been published and is available in Open Access!


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Katleen Gabriels publishes book on AI

Katleen Gabriels has published a book titled Conscientious AI. Machines Learning Morals. An earlier version of this book was published in Dutch, titled Regels voor Robots. 


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New publication on phenomenology and politics by Darian Meacham

Darian Meacham and Francesco Tava (UWE, Bristol) have published an article titled ‘Epoché and institution: the fundamental tension in Jan Patočka’s phenomenology‘ on the relation between politics and Phenomenology in the work of the Czech philosopher Jan Patocka.


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Karin van Leeuwen publishes book on Dutch constitution

Karin van Leeuwen, together with Marijke van Faassen and Mariele Scherer, has published a book titled Over de grondwet gesproken: Een selectie uit de documenten van staatscommissies voor grondwetsherziening 1883-1983.

The book shows – by touching upon fragments of debates about the revisions of the constitution – the best debates about fundamental principles in the Netherlands. It illustrates how politicians and scientists thought about the Netherlands and its polity.

FASoS researchers contribute to book on re-enactment methodologies

Anna Harris and Peter Peters have contributions in a new book out by Amsterdam University Press called Reconstruction, Replication and Re-enactment in the Humanities and Social Sciences.

The book is the product of a NIAS-Lorentz workshop and a very active network on RRR methods. Front cover embroidery art by Anthea Walsh.

Ferenc Laczó co-edits online series Victimhood and Decolonisation

Ferenc Laczó has co-edited, with Csaba Tibor Tóth, the series Victimhood and Decolonisation on Mérce, the largest fully independent Hungarian-language portal.

The series has been published between July and December 2020 and includes twenty contributions in total. The series reflects on the histories of imperialism and colonialism and on ongoing Western debates regarding modern statehood and racism from various East European points of view.


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