Projects

ACCESS EUROPE researchers participate in many projects. In this section we present projects for which a grant – from NWO (the Netherlands Research Council), Horizon2020 or ERC - has been acquired since ACCESS EUROPE’s inception in 2014.

23 January 2017
Memory laws in European and comparative perspectives
Uladzislau Belavusau (former ACCESS EUROPE postdoc and assistant professor of European Law at the UvA) received a grant from the prestigious HERA programme for his project on Memory Laws (MELA). read more
23 January 2017
Accessing Campscapes: Inclusive Strategies for Using European Conflicted Heritage
iC-ACCESS is led by European Culture and Identity Theme Leader Rob van der Laarse and examines how spaces for remembering violence and conflict can be either unanimously supported (Nazi camps) or very much contested (Eastern European Communist terror). read more
25 August 2016
  • EW
Following the money from transaction to trial: financial security after 9/11
FOLLOW's principal investigator is Marieke de Goede, EW Theme Leader at ACCESS EUROPE and UvA professor of Politics. This project studies the security policy and practice in times of fading public-private divides, and its consequences for privacy and society in general. read more
25 August 2016
  • EPS
Causes and consequences of change in public opinion about Europe
EUROPINIONS is led by professor of Political Communication Claes de Vreese of the University of Amsterdam, and also EPS Theme Leader at ACCESS EUROPE. It studies the effects changes in communication have on people's opinions about Europe and the EU. read more
25 August 2016
  • PEIW
Power, Ownership and Control in Contemporary Global Capitalism
Eelke Heemskerk, principle investigator of Corporate Network Governance (CORPNET) and associate professor of political science at the University of Amsterdam. CORPNET analyzes how international elites got their economic power and influence, and how they keep it. read more
25 August 2016
  • EC
TTIP and the politics of knowledge in postnational governance
The leading investigator of Bringing democracy to markets is Marija Bartl, assistant professor at the Law Faculty of the UvA. In this project, Marija addresses the relation between knowledge, democracy and market integration on the background of the current trade negotiations between the EU and the US. read more
18 August 2016
  • PEIW
Economic inequality and political influence in advanced democracies
Unequal Rule's principal investigators are professors Brian Burgoon (Political Economy) and Wouter van der Brug (Comparative Political Science) of the University of Amsterdam. The research project aims at shedding more light on how and to what extent income levels determine political influence in Europe. read more
18 August 2016
  • EPS
Electoral effects of legal action against anti-immigrant parties
This project is led by Joost van Spanje, associate professor in Communication Science at the University of Amsterdam. Defending or damaging democracy? focuses on how legal action against anti-immigrant parties affect their electoral support. read more
7 July 2016
  • PEIW
This project, led by Thijs Bol, assistant professor in Sociology at the University of Amsterdam, investigates why some professions become increasingly lucrative, while wages in other professions remain the same or decreases. read more
5 July 2016
  • EIC
Critical Heritages
The CoHERE research project is led by (among others) Chiara de Cesari of the UvA Humanities Faculty. The project aims at understanding the role that heritage representations play in European identity formation. The CoHere consortium consists of no less than 12 academic and non-academic partners from across Europe. read more