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Jan Willem Duyvendak is Distinguished Research Professor of Sociology at the University of Amsterdam. He received his master’s degrees in both sociology and philosophy at the University of Groningen. His main fields of research currently are belonging, urban sociology, 'feeling at home' and nativism. In 2013-2014, Duyvendak was Distinguished Fellow at the Advanced Research Collaborative at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. In Spring 2016 he was Research Fellow at the Paris Institute for Advanced Studies. Since July 2017 he is Executive Committee Chair at Council for European Studies. On January 1st 2018 he will become director of the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences (NIAS-KNAW).

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New NIAS Director

Jan Willem Duyvendak will become the new director of the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences (NIAS-KNAW) on 1 January 2018. Duyvendak will combine his work as Distinguished Research Professor of Sociology at the University of Amsterdam with his new position. He succeeds Theo Mulder, who has served as the interim director of NIAS since 1 January 2017.

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NIAS-KNAW is an institute of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences and offers residential fellowships of three, five or ten months to individuals and groups of researchers. It provides a place to think, study and write, and the opportunity to interact with colleagues from around the world.

 

Het eenmalig veroordelen van Buma’s Schoo-lezing is niet genoeg

Artikel met Tamar de Waal op groene.nl

“De stofwolken na de H.J. Schoo-lezing van Sybrand Buma op 4 september lijken neergedaald. Kort samengevat stelde Buma dat de waarden van gelijkheid en vrijheid niet de fundamenten van onze samenleving zijn; dat Nederland in essentie nog steeds een christelijk land is en dat we moeten terugkeren naar onze tradities en cultuur; dat ‘de gewone Nederlander’ bedrogen en in de steek is gelaten door de elite en migranten; en dat een verlichte Islam een ‘ijdele hoop’ is gebleken.”

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Feeling at home and the “return of the native”

Within the 5th edition of the International Summer School in Ethnography (University of Trento, Sept. 12 2017), Jan Willem Duyvendak (University of Amsterdam) has given a lecture on the politicization of “home” in the Dutch (and European) public debate, on feeling at home and on the ambivalence of “progressive nativism”.

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Member International Editorial Board Journal of Sociology

Jan Willem Duyvendak is now a member of the International Editorial Board of the Journal of Sociology.

Journal of Sociology is the official journal of The Australian Sociological Association. It carries peer refereed articles of sociological research and theory on issues of interest to Australian sociology and aims to promote dialogue and exchange between Australian sociologists and the international community of sociology.