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  • Start 28 Jun 2019
    End 8 Dec 2019
    Slow tourism
    The Right to Build


    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 ...

  • 9 Dec 2019
    EU vlag
    Visions of Europe: Habsburg lessons for today’s Europe

    20:00 - 21:30 | Event

    The Habsburg Empire looked a lot like the European Union, Caroline de Gruyter argues. Although it was a state, which the EU of course is not, it was a complex international construction aiming to bring security and ...

  • 11 Dec 2019
    UFOs over Suriname

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Tanya Wijngaarde studies how stories about UFOs originating in the Unites States are received in other societies. She looks specifically at multireligious and multiracial Suriname, focusing on three aspects that are ...

  • 11 Dec 2019
    The Political Economy of Debt after the Euro-Crisis: Normative and Empirical Perspectives

    10:45 - 17:00 | Event

    Ten years after the financial crisis and Western democracies are still drowning in mountains of financial debt, both public and private. The political economy of debt has a range of normative implications for ...

  • 11 Dec 2019
    CO2 is in the air
    The meaning of academic practice in times of ecological crises

    17:00 - 18:30 | Event

    For the last two decades, the state of our planetary ecosystem has been a primary research question in all scientific disciplines. Nonetheless, the condition of our ecosystem is worsening. How does academic practice ...

  • Start 12 Dec 2019
    End 13 Dec 2019
    The Far Right Today


    This conference brings together a group of specialists in the humanities and the social sciences on the “history-in-the-present” of current Far Right movements and parties, from populist to (neo)fascist, in several ...

  • 12 Dec 2019
    New Borders. Hotspots and the European Migration Regime

    15:00 - 17:00 | Event

    To many, a border is a geographical fact. But what happens when a border is subject to an emergency? Today, as millions are forced to migrate due to war, famine and political unrest, it is important to analyse how ...

  • 12 Dec 2019
    The politics of visibility and the diffusion of sexual minority rights in Europe

    20:00 - 21:30 | Event

    Germany was home to the first gay rights movement in the late 1800s and was well-known as a bastion of sexual liberalism during the Weimar Republic. But since World War II, it has been slower than many other European ...

  • 13 Dec 2019
    Securing the Local

    09:00 - 17:00 | Event

    The Securing the Local Project will have its closing conference on the 13th of December. Please join us for the presentations and discussions.

  • 13 Dec 2019
    Workshop | Studying Sexuality, Politics and Activism

    09:30 - 15:30 | Event

    Early career workshop on Studying Sexuality, Politics and Activism. Scholars will present their work on LGBT-rights-related topics. The second part of the workshop will be an interactive session on navigating ...

  • 13 Dec 2019
    Johanna Kantola
    Gender, Party Politics, and Democracy in Europe: A Study of European Parliament’s Party Groups

    15:30 - 17:00 | Lecture

    The lecture is co-organized by the Amsterdam Research Centre for Gender and Sexuality (ARC-GS) and the Amsterdam Centre for European Studies (ACES).

  • 16 Dec 2019
    Ir/relevance of race
    “Making the Data Confess.” Quantification in the History of Racial Science

    15:30 - 17:00 | Event

    Racism challenges the development of biometric technologies today. To better understand this situation, my historical research explores how these technologies build on older racial research practices.

  • 17 Dec 2019
    Large scale hydraulic projects in Ecuador

    PhD defence ceremony

    The aim of Juan Pablo Hidalgo Bastidas's research is to gain more insight into the way in which power relations came to form part of and influence the design, construction and implementation of three large-scale ...

  • 17 Dec 2019
    Politics of large scale mining in the Ecuadorian Amazon

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Karolien van Teijlingen explore the power dynamics of large-scale mining expansion in Ecuador and its contentious relation to development.

  • 18 Dec 2019
    Political support as cause and consequence of electoral volatility

    13:00 - 14:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Remko Voogd sytematically investigates the causal relations between electoral volatility (at the individual and system level) and forms of political support.

  • 18 Dec 2019
    Mobilities in the European ‘fearless city’

    20:00 - 21:30 | Event

    The ACES annual conference brings together academics and practitioners around the theme of European cities and migration. Savannah Koolen of ‘Here to Support’ and Barbara Oomen of the ‘Cities of Refuge' project will ...

  • Start 19 Dec 2019
    End 20 Dec 2019
    Mobilizing Cities: Urban Geopolitics in Europe and the Mediterranean

    09:00 - 16:00 | Event

    This year’s Annual Conference, which is organised in the context of the Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence, Mobilizing Cities: Urban Geopolitics in Europe and the Mediterranean will be held on 18/19/20 December, in ...

  • 19 Dec 2019
    Austere livelihoods in Northern Portugal

    16:00 - 17:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Carmen Leidereter carries out ethnographical research focusing on the way households in Northern Portugal have dealt with cut backs resulting from the financial crisis in 2008, and how this relates to a longer ...

  • Start 13 Jan 2020
    End 18 Jan 2020
    Amsterdam NDSM
    Masterstudio: The Common City?


    How can planning promote and regulate these urban commons? What are the new frontiers of the urban commons? What infrastructures and architectural forms do the commons require and produce? How will urban governance ...

  • 15 Jan 2020
    Copyright: Enrico Savini
    Re-making the Commons

    20:00 - 22:00 | Event

    During this evening, at Pakhuis de Zwijger, a panel of experts will engage in an open debate with the audience on the future of urban resources. This public event is part of the Masterstudio: The Common City?