Vacancies

Find below the latest vacancies within Amsterdam Social Science Program Liaison (position directed towards the VU) Being the main contact person for each graduate school administration (VU)Being the face of the journal to students and professors, embedded in each program (VU)Creating and maintaining a calendar of all graduate school events and important datesClosely cooperate with Promotions Editor and Program Liaison/UvA Finance and Acquisitions Manager… Read more →

Call for Papers and/or Blog Posts

Call for Papers and/or Blog Posts

Got an article or essay burning for attention? We want to publish your work! Submit your paper for peer-review, receive great feedback, and get your research or essay published.  Amsterdam Social Science is also constantly looking for new contributors of blog posts. The blog is open to a wide range of texts pertaining to all (sub)fields of social science. Browse around the… Read more →

Participative Web, social utility and ICT adoption: An issue of alignment

By Davide Dusi Participative web and user-generated content as research fields are central topics within the contemporary internet debate. In this paper, I describe an action-research on low-digital-literate members of a voluntary association engaged in a collaborative storytelling project to support the Paediatric Oncology Department of the GB Rossi Hospital in Verona, Italy. The association members were facilitated by the… Read more →

Book review: I have Alzheimer's: my Father's Story

Book review: I have Alzheimer’s: my Father’s Story

I have Alzheimer’s: my Father’s Story is one of the first books in which a patient with Alzheimer’s tells his own story. The author, Stella Braam, successfully explained Alzheimer’s in a vivid and impressive way through the stories of his father, René van Neer, who was diagnosed of Alzheimer’s in early 2003. The book is personalized, also reflects the general… Read more →