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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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 15 Oct 2019
    Migration in rural Ethiopia

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Kerilyn Schewel investigates why people are leaving Wayisso, a village situated in the rural lowlands of the Ethiopian Rift Valley. The purpose is to contribute to a broader debate about migration and development, ...

  • 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
    Cover De democratie denken
    The future of progressive politics. A debate with Pierre Rosanvallon

    17:00 - 18:30 | Event

    At the occasion of the publication of Pierre Rosanvallon, 'De democratie denken. Werk in uitvoering', Rosanvallon will discuss the challenges and opportunities of a progressive politics with prominent Dutch voices ...

  • 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, ...

  • 17 Oct 2019
    Distributive justice of housing in Amsterdam

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    A.R. Jonkman will defend the doctoral thesis 'Distributive Justice of Housing in Amsterdam'.

  • 17 Oct 2019
    Marc Luy
    AMCIS Seminar Marc Luy: Inequalities in life expectancy and lessons to be learned

    15:30 - 16:45 | Lecture

    Inequalities in health and mortality are a matter of great concern. Since more than a century, researchers try to identify the causes of such differentials in order to reduce or, ideally, eliminate them. In most ...

  • 18 Oct 2019
    Barbara Arneil
    Disability: Between Equality and Difference?

    15:30 - 17:00 | Lecture

    Disability provides a useful window through which to examine divisions that have emerged in feminist/gender/sexuality scholarship in the last forty years over equality, difference, and intersectionality.

  • 18 Oct 2019
    S. Musterd
    New perspectives on residential segregation

    16:00 - 17:00 | Lecture

    Segregation based on country of origin and social disadvantage is often automatically seen as problematic, even though many households seek out a degree of homogeneity in their living environment. In his valedictory ...

  • 22 Oct 2019
    Great Thinkers
    Alexis de Tocqueville, A Critical Appraisal by Jan Breman

    15:00 - 16:30 | Lecture

    Alexis de Tocqueville (1805-1859) was a French diplomat, political scientist and historian. He is best known for his works Democracy in America and The Old Regime and the Revolution.

  • 24 Oct 2019
    Islam in Europa; ruimte voor vrijdenkers?

    20:00 - 21:30 | Event

    Twee nieuwe boeken over de islam, een debat over geopolitieke invloeden en het spanningsveld tussen kritiek en stigmatisering.

  • 25 Oct 2019
    Social identification and political participation among immigrants

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Maria Kranendonk investigates to what extent origin-country and religious identification relate to the political participation of immigrants from predominantly Muslim countries and their children in Western Europe.

  • Start 28 Oct 2019
    End 29 Oct 2019
    Taking the Trouble. Questioning Science and Technology in Security Practices

    10:00 - 16:00 | Event

    A multitude of new objects, technological innovations and knowledge practices came to populate international and European security politics. IR and EU studies are increasingly borrowing the theoretical resources of ...

  • 31 Oct 2019
    Climate Strike - Rechtenvrij / Gerd Altmann
    Discussing Climate Change with Future Generations

    12:30 - 18:00 | Event

    Climate change is heating up Earth’s atmosphere as well as disputes about how to best respond to this global challenge. “Future generations” are increasingly making themselves heard in the European debate. This poses ...

  • 5 Nov 2019
    The Making of Sovereignty and Territoriality - with Emily Gilbert

    14:00 - 16:30 | Event

    Prof. Gilbert will host a workshop for early career researchers working on questions of sovereignty and territory. The workshop provides an opportunity for junior researchers to present their work, to receive ...

  • Start 6 Nov 2019
    End 7 Nov 2019
    Stay, move-on, return

    12:30 - 18:00 | Conference

    Dynamics of mobility aspirations in contexts of forced displacement.

  • 7 Nov 2019
    From violence and hatred to reconciliation and peace making

    19:15 - 21:15 | Event

    How can people of different faith come together and live in peace?