Social Sciences and Psychology - Politics

30 million for research into social cohesion

Politics - May 24

The SOCION consortium, in which social and humanities scholars from five different research institutions, including Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, conduct research on social cohesion, has received a 30 million NWO Summit Grant. Lead applicant sociologist Rafael Wittek of the University of Groningen: "The fabric of society is under pressure.

Campus - Politics - May 22

Israel-Hamas: EB and deans TU Delft call for immediate ceasefire

Given the development of the conflict between Hamas and Israel since 7 October, rulings by the International Court of Justice, signals that colleagues and students no longer feel safe, and protests at universities, the TU

Politics - May 13

Free, fair elections require constant maintenance

Elections are at the heart of our democracy. But keeping those elections free and fair requires constant work, warns Leon Trapman.

’TU/e knowledge is indispensable for Europe’

Innovation - Politics

[VIDEO] Delia Mitcan represents TU/e at the EU in Brussels. Ahead of the European elections in June, she talks about the importance and impact of her work.

Campus - Politics - May 22

Israel-Hamas: EB TU Delft calls for immediate ceasefire

Given the development of the conflict between Hamas and Israel since 7 October, rulings by the International Court of Justice, signals that colleagues and students no longer feel safe, and protests at universities, the TU

From government formation to neighbor dispute: New democratic contract can solve conflicts

Our legal order and democracy must be modernized. We have to ensure that we can continue to make acceptable decisions when interests clash. In the Netherlands, legal complexity and polarization have brought national decision-making to a standstill.

Indigenous contributions are essential for intercultural state-building

Social Sciences - Politics

Bolivia is at the forefront in terms of its constitutional framework, the presence of indigenous professionals in public administration and the succe