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  • 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
    Governing imbalances in the economic and monetary union

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    How can the euro area protect itself from future economic crisis? The framework governing the euro has been significantly expanded in recent years. Among the key innovations is the Macroeconomic Imbalance Procedure ...

  • 24 May 2019
    Prof Tuna Tasan-Kok
    Dynamic environments of urban governance

    16:00 - 17:00 | Inaugural lecture

    Urban governance requires flexible and strategic mechanisms that make it possible to combine spatial developments in cities within the dominant framework of the neo-liberal political economy. That is the central ...

  • 27 May 2019
    Ir/relevance of race
    Citizenship and the Elusiveness of Race in Welfare Encounters in Amsterdam

    15:30 - 17:00 | Event

    In this seminar series the relevance and irrelevance of race is being discussed as an object and concept of research in order to explore ways to talk about race without naturalizing differences. The series goes ...

  • 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 ...

  • 28 May 2019
    Refuge Beyond Reach: How Rich Democracies Repel Asylum Seekers

    12:00 - 13:30 | Event

    In this event Prof. Fitzgerald will discuss some of the central themes from his recently published book Refuge beyond Reach (OUP). Prof. FitzGerald traces how rich democracies have deliberately and systematically ...

  • 29 May 2019
    Mangrove ecosystem-based strategies in coastal protection

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Coastal disasters such as tsunamis, erosion and floods are increasing in frequency and intensity and are a threat to the lives and livelihoods of millions of people in coastal areas. Annisa Triyanti examines the ...

  • Start 3 Jun 2019
    End 4 Jun 2019
    Political animals: an interdisciplinary workshop

    10:30 - 17:00 | Event

    This workshop aims to bring together researchers across the disciplinary boundaries of history, cultural studies, geography, anthropology and sociology to study the political role of animals, and specifically their ...

  • 4 Jun 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 ...

  • 4 Jun 2019
    Political animals

    20:00 - 21:30 | Event

    Can animals be political? This public event takes a ‘more-than-human’ approach to politics and conflict, exploring animals’ role in mediating (interhuman) conflicts, solidarities and inequalities.

  • 6 Jun 2019
    Pinar Bilgin
    Is Eurocentrism a concern when studying security in Europe? The case of migration crisis in the Mediterranean.

    15:00 - 17:00 | Event

    Lecture by Prof. Pinar Bilgin (Bilkent University) ACES Visiting Scholar

  • Start 7 Jun 2019
    End 8 Jun 2019
    The Public Uses of Coercion and Force: Europe and Beyond.


    The Kantian project of achieving perpetual peace among states seems (at best) an unfulfilled hope. The wider category of global justice may not fare much better. Modern states’ authority claims and their exercise of ...

  • 7 Jun 2019
    Northern European cultural institutions in Cairo's contemporary culture scene

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Ilka Eickhof examine the interconnections and links between European funders and the receivers of such funding in Cairo’s contemporary cultural scene after 2011, and to investigate how these relationships are ...

  • 7 Jun 2019
    The Long March of Labour: Radical Change and the Social Reproduction of Migrant Labour

    16:00 - 17:00 | Lecture

    Honoring the legacy of Prof. W.F. Wertheim, the founding father of Asian studies at UvA, the annual Wertheim Lecture is organized by the Moving Matters programme group of the Amsterdam Institute for Social Science ...

  • 11 Jun 2019
    PhD Career Day

    12:00 - 17:00 | Event

    After two successful editions, AISSR, the VU GSSS (Graduate School Social Sciences) and ASCoR welcome you to the third PhD Career Day, with speakers, trainers, experts and alumni from the academic and non-academic ...

  • 11 Jun 2019
    Beyond Thucydides’s Trap: The Rise of Sino-Capitalism and the Future of the International Political Economy

    16:00 - 17:30 | Event

    This seminar explores how China is likely to interact with the hitherto dominant US-led liberal order. The most debated outcomes of this interaction – slipping into a Thucydides Trap versus the resilience of the ...

  • 11 Jun 2019
    Constructionism and Positivism: From Conflict to Co-Creation

    17:00 - 18:30 | Event

    Psychologist Ken Gergen will speak about Constructivism and how this school of inquiry may relate to Positivism. This lecture will be followed by a 10-minute response of a discussant, Q&A with the audience, and some ...

  • 12 Jun 2019
    Workshop publishing strategies with Pinar Bilgin

    11:00 - 12:30 | Event

    As PhD student it might be challenging to find the best strategy to publish your work, become visible and learn to speak to the right audiences. During this workshop, prof. Bilgin will share her experiences with ...

  • Start 17 Jun 2019
    End 23 Jun 2019
    We Make The City Festival


    We Make The City is the largest city festival in Europe, taking place from 17 to 23 June 2019, celebrating urban living whilst addressing important urban issues in the metropolitan region of Amsterdam. How can we ...