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  • 23 Apr 2019
    Meet & Greet with the eScience Center!

    15:00 - 16:30 | Event

    The eScience Center is a national research institute that contributes to the development of computational methods in science. They are organizing a lot of useful stuff, such as courses on software engineering and ...

  • 24 Apr 2019
    When all else defaults: Government as the Ultimate Debtor.

    16:00 - 17:30 | Event

    Seminar with ACES Visiting Scholar Waltraud Schelkle.

  • 25 Apr 2019
    Heike Klüver. Photo:
    AMCIS Seminar Heike Klüver: Payoff Allocation in Coalition Governments

    15:30 - 16:45 | Lecture

    How are payoffs distributed in multiparty governments? In most parliamentary democracies, political parties have to form multiparty cabinets in order to gain access to office. Coalition parties thus have to come to ...

  • 3 May 2019
    Urban Movie #24 | Amsterdam Heroes

    20:00 | Event

    Luciano Balestra (23), one of the best freerunners of the Netherlands, takes us to the beautiful Diamond neighbourhood in Amsterdam. Luciano uses the city as his playground. Playing with natural obstacles he moves ...

  • Start 9 May 2019
    End 10 May 2019
    Ivan Moskalev
    Gentrification Throughout the Ages


    This workshop, jointly organised by Amsterdam Centre for Urban History and Centre for Urban Studies, aims to develop long-term perspective on urban displacement, social transformation and resistance.

  • 9 May 2019
    Serena Cruz
    The Sociability of Risk: Sex Work, Criminalization, and HIV in the Slums of Kampala, Uganda

    11:45 - 13:00 | Lecture

    To better understand the everyday nature of risks associated with women engaging in sex work Dr. Serena Cruz pursued an almost three-year study—including 14-months of sustained ethnography—to answer the question: how ...

  • 9 May 2019
    Nicoletta Balbo. Photo: Bocconi University Milano
    AMCIS Seminar Nicoletta Balbo: Fertility Drain or Fertility Gain?

    15:30 - 16:45 | Lecture

    This AMCIS seminar aims at uncovering whether the sharp increase in out-migration from Italy during the years of the Great Recession (2009-2014) had any impact on Italian fertility.

  • 14 May 2019
    Great Thinkers
    Annette Freyberg-Inan introduces the work of Albert Hirschman

    15:00 - 16:30 | Lecture

    Annette Freyberg-Inan introduces Hirschman, whose insights can be applied to many empirical contexts and issues. We will meet the man and his three most important books and explore how his brilliant “cutting through ...

  • Start 15 May 2019
    End 17 May 2019
    PPA+ - Philosophy, Politics, Anthropology & Allied Disciplines

    09:00 - 18:00 | Conference

    Keynote: David Graeber (LSE) & David Wengrow (UCL), 'The Myth of the Stupid Savage: Rousseau's Ghost and the Future of Political Anthropology'.

  • Start 16 May 2019
    End 17 May 2019
    Between Property Wealth Accumulation and Private Renting

    14:00 - 17:00 | Event

    The Home Ownership and Private Rented Markets ENHR Working Groups are joining forces in 2019 to host a collaborative workshop on the theme; Between Property Wealth Accumulation and Private Renting.

  • 16 May 2019
    Een kleine geschiedenis van het homolandschap

    17:30 - 18:45 | Lecture

    Sociaalwetenschapper en columnist Linda Duits neemt ons mee in de geschiedenis van homorechten, van hoogtijdagen tot homonationalisme, en waarschuwt voor een maatschappelijke backlash tegen seksuele diversiteit.

  • 16 May 2019
    Gelijke kansen in de stad

    20:00 - 22:00 | Event

    De presentatie van 'Gelijke kansen in de stad', essaybundel onder redactie van Herman van de Werfhorst en Erna van Hest.

  • 16 May 2019
    Affective Politics in Contemporary Media. Double book launch with Eliza Steinbock, Toni Pape and Sudeep Dasgupta
    Affective Politics in Contemporary Media. Double book launch with Eliza Steinbock, Toni Pape and Sudeep Dasgupta

    20:00 - 21:30 | Event

    In contemporary media culture, public discourses run to a considerable degree on feelings. Such feelings, called “affects,” can be mobilised in a variety of ways. This event will focus on the political dimension of ...

  • 17 May 2019
    Nicola Mai
    Migrant Sex Workers: The Impact of Different Policymaking Approaches in the Global North

    15:30 - 17:00 | Lecture

    What is the impact of different sex work policymaking frameworks on the rights and lives of migrant sex workers?

  • 18 May 2019
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    'Health, Behaviour and Society' - FMG conference 2019

    10:00 - 17:00 | Conference

    Health related topics are at the core of scientific, political and public debates: like the impact of modern welfare diseases, the effectiveness of care systems and interventions, socio-economic factors that ...

  • 22 May 2019
    Decolonization and the Political Use of History

    16:00 - 17:30 | Event

    The Annual NIAS Lecture 2019 highlights the relevance of history in today's world. Building upon the comparative research project of the NIAS Theme Group 'Comparing the Wars of Decolonization', this year's public ...

  • Start 23 May 2019
    End 24 May 2019
    Bringing Theory to Practice: The Amsterdam Graduate Conference in Political Theory 2019

    09:00 - 18:00 | Conference

    The conference offers graduate students and postdocs the opportunity to present their research in a vibrant intellectual environment and receive feedback from dedicated discussants. The theme for this inaugural event ...

  • 24 May 2019
    Democracy for Sale: Elections, Clientelism, and the State in Indonesia

    15:30 - 17:00 | Event

    Written on the basis of extensive fieldwork and survey research, Democracy for Sale provides an insider account of Indonesia’s democracy. Edward Aspinall and Ward Berenschot assess the informal networks and political ...

  • 27 May 2019
    Decent incomes for all - Improving policies in Europe

    16:00 - 18:00 | Event

    In 'Decent incomes for all – improving policies in Europe', the authors shed new light an recent poverty trends in the European Union and the corresponding responses by European welfare states.

  • 27 May 2019
    Ingang langs tuinzijde met gerestaureerde koepel Koninklijk Museum voor Midden Afrika te Tervuren
    Decolonizing the Africa Museum in Tervuren - Turns of the Decolonizing Debate

    20:00 - 21:30 | Event

    How to decolonize a colonial museum? The reopening of the Africamuseum in Tervuren (Brussels) – founded by Leopold II - became the object of fierce debate. Anthropologist Bambi Ceuppens, the commissioner of the ...