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Results: 1 - 20 of 28
  • Start 28 Jun 2019
    End 8 Dec 2019
    Slow tourism
    The Right to Build

    Exhibition

    All over the world, people are building their own homes. Sometimes this stems from a strong personal desire, at other times it follows from necessity. The Right to Build presents a snapshot of iconic, diverse types ...

  • 20 Sep 2019
    Immigration absorption and anti-immigrant attitudes

    11:00 - 12:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    The extent to which and ways in which immigration is absorbed in host countries may be a crucial part of the puzzle of explaining anti-immigration sentiment. Joep Schaper studies two forms of immigration absorption - ...

  • 20 Sep 2019
    Imaginations of belonging on Sint Maarten

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Jordi Halfman studies the interaction between education and nationalism in playful imaginations of belonging among primary school pupils on Sint Maarten.

  • 25 Sep 2019
    Women loving women in China

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Yian Wang investigates a number of different, interconnected aspects of the daily lives of lesbian women in China and the subjectivity of 'women loving women' in China over the past decade.

  • 25 Sep 2019
    International Populism: the radical right in the European Parliament

    12:00 - 14:00 | Event

    The European Parliament elections five years ago were hailed as a “populist earthquake”, with parties like UKIP, the French Front National and the Danish People’s Party topping the polls in their respective ...

  • 25 Sep 2019
    Exceptionalist Global Power, or European Neighbourhood?

    12:00 - 13:00 | Event

    Gulnaz Sharafutdinova brings together social identity theory and the literature on ontological security in international relations to make sense of political developments in contemporary Russian domestic and foreign ...

  • 25 Sep 2019
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    Alternative Urban Futures

    13:00 - 17:00 | Workshop

    Doing the urban differently. Double book-launch and discussion with academics, activists, planners, and politicians.

  • 25 Sep 2019
    Ideology and finance in Putin's Russia

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Ewa Dabrowska examines how authoritarian regimes handle potential tension between their legitimating ideology and their economic policy, tracing the dynamics of resulting policy change. In her study she focuses on ...

  • 25 Sep 2019
    From Scientific to Governing Principle. Independence and Its Politics at the European Central Bank

    15:30 - 17:00 | Event

    Currently, part of Antoine Vauchez research is on the notion of “independence” as a governing principle. In this seminar he will discuss the issue of the European Central Bank.

  • 25 Sep 2019
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    Alternative Urban Futures

    20:00 - 22:00 | Event

    More than ever, alternative urban futures are needed for an urban world that is socially just, environmentally sustainable, and capable of caring for the diversity of urban life. How can policy makers, activists, ...

  • 26 Sep 2019
    Shaping inequalities, Public Policies Supporting Household Services in France and Sweden

    15:00 - 17:00 | Event

    Several countries in Europe have introduced policies aimed at developing the domestic services sector, widely considered as an important source of jobs for the unskilled, by subsidizing consumers’ demand for ...

  • 2 Oct 2019
    Democratisation and everyday citizenship in a West Javanese village.

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Prio Sambhodo discusses the character and practice of citizenship in rural Indonesia. On the basis of 12 months of ethnographic study of everyday interactions in ‘Sariendah’, a village in West Java, he traces the ...

  • 2 Oct 2019
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    Organized Crime and Urbanization

    20:00 - 22:00 | Event

    During this public event at Pakhuis de Zwijger, professor Diane Davis will historicize the illicit side of urbanization in Latin America and demonstrate how modernist planning efforts have been complicit in the ...

  • 3 Oct 2019
    Creative Commons
    Organized Crime and Urbanization

    09:30 - 17:00 | Workshop

    In this workshop, we will discuss how organized crime is affecting urbanization by investigating the influential role of organized crime in urban planning and organization.

  • 3 Oct 2019
    Ir/relevance of race
    The Racial Uncanny

    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.

  • 14 Oct 2019
    A Republican Europe of States: Cosmopolitanism, Intergovernmentalism and Democracy in the EU

    15:00 - 17:00 | Event

    On Monday 14 October ACES will host a book panel discussion of Richard Bellamy’s recently published and critically acclaimed book ‘A Republican Europe of States: Cosmopolitanism, Intergovernmentalism and Democracy in ...

  • 15 Oct 2019
    Master’s programme Urban and Regional Planning
    Urban Infrastructures

    00:00 | Workshop

    This interdisciplinary playshop, funded by a joint ACHI-CUS seed grant, aims to bring together UvA scholars from different faculties and disciplines, working on different regions, and offers an opportunity to share ...

  • 16 Oct 2019
    Domestic Colonies in Europe

    16:30 - 18:00 | Event

    In this seminar Barbara Arneil presents her research based on her book published in 2018 ‘Domestic Colonies: The turn inward to colony’.

  • 16 Oct 2019
    London City
    Reconceptualising urban politics: territories, interests and institutions

    20:00 - 22:00 | Event

    In the wake of both post-colonial critiques of urban studies and the emerging propositions of “planetary urbanization” there is a need to revisit theories of urban politics. During this evening, Jennifer Robinson ...

  • 17 Oct 2019
    Manchester Mike Kniec
    The European City in the early 21st Century

    09:30 - 17:30 | Conference

    During this seminar, the European City in the early 21st Century is interrogated, using the ‘comparative gesture’ at various scales. During this day, European urban academics from the disciplines of geography, ...