Anthropology students’ achievement at the municipality of Amsterdam

By Puck de Boer What greater thing could happen to students in their Bachelor than doing a research that actually has impact in real life? Exactly this happened to four students from the VU Bachelor Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology. In the course Organisations and Anthropology, students do research for the municipality of Amsterdam. Afterwards, they translate their knowledge into a concrete policy advice. Rieky, Joost, Roos and Charlotte evaluated the municipality‚Äôs policy by researching the extent to which residents can participate in decision-making processes. They spent a month doing fieldwork at the Ringdijk and Weesperzijde to discover the effect … Continue reading Anthropology students’ achievement at the municipality of Amsterdam