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Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research / AISSR

Results: 1 - 20 of 28
Results: 1 - 20 of 28
  • Why do some armed groups respect the rules of war, while others don’t? Why do some armed groups demobilize child soldiers, but others don’t?
    14 May 2021 15:30 - 16:30 Event
    William Plowright’s book ‘Armed Groups and International Legitimacy: Child Soldiers in Intra-State Conflict’ looks at the use of child soldiers by armed groups, and asks under what conditions they can be convinced to ...
  • Research in Times of Covid-19: Online Research Tools
    17 May 2021 11:30 - 13:00 Event
    In this session, Marco Teunisse and Jasper Wijnen will discuss challenges and possibilities of online research tools.
  • Interdisciplinary consortium research
    17 May 2021 15:00 - 16:30 Event
    On May 17, the AISSR organizes a meeting on the opportunities that the new EU framework for research and Innovation, “Horizon Europe” (HEU, 2021-2027), is offering. With Joris de Vries, Martina Chýlková, Robert ...
  • Virtual Inequality Brownbag (VIB) | Session 10
    17 May 2021 15:30 - 17:00 Event
    The VIB is co-organized by the Amsterdam Centre for Inequality Studies (AMCIS) and brings together researchers from six international inequality research centres. It creates a space for PhD students and postdocs to ...
  • My Boss is an Algorithm
    17 May 2021 16:00 - 17:00 Event
    The so-called ‘gig economy’ is transforming our everyday life. For a fairly cheap price, it allows customers to enjoy a variety of services with incredible convenience – such as eating their favourite restaurant’s ...
  • ‘Building feminist peace: what way forward for the EU?’
    18 May 2021 14:00 - 15:15 Event
    In this edition, feminist scholars, practitioners and activists discuss what feminist peace entails, and reflect on new ways forward for the European Union as a peacebuilder.
  • AMCIS seminar on Citizenship & Education
    18 May 2021 15:00 - 16:00 Event
    We would like to invite you to our AMCIS seminar on Citizenship & Education. Joana da Silveira Duarte, professor in World Citizenship and Bilingualism in Education at the UvA, will present her research titled ...
  • Urban Dialogue – extra session: Sujata Patel
    18 May 2021 16:00 - 17:00 Event
    Sociological perspectives in Urban Studies, it is argued is enmeshed in evolutional theory, from rural-agrarian to urban-industrial. It also equates urbanization with the spatial form of the city. Consequently, the ...
  • ChemicalYouth roundtable discussion
    19 May 2021 19:00 - 21:30 Event
    This open access book explores how young people engage with chemical substances in their everyday lives. Chemical Youth takes as its point of departure the idea that chemical efficacies are not fixed but fluid ...
  • Research in Focus #3 | Disobedient Black Mothers: The Culpable Sufferer, the Criminal Dead, and the Intolerability of Refusal
    20 May 2021 15:30 - 17:00 Lecture
    Drawing feminist analyses of the affective work of shame, compassion, and pain into dialogue with an Afro-pessimist critique of the ‘ordinary’ spectacle of Black suffering and death, this lecture theoretically ...
  • New Media, New Politics: Social Media in the Arab Middle-East
    25 May 2021 15:00 - 17:00 Event
    The roundtable aims at fostering a conversation between scholars on the everyday practices of social media in the Arab world and how this enables new forms of governance, subjectivities, and politics. We aim to ...
  • Politics of non-knowing in smart cities | by Anna Nikolaeva | 25 May 16:00-17:00 CEST
    25 May 2021 16:00 - 17:00 Event
    Critical scholarship on smart city has discussed and critiqued the notion of “smartness” purported by corporations, governments, entrepreneurs, consultants and academics. Researchers have pointed out that what counts ...
  • The Political Commissioner
    26 May 2021 16:00 - 17:30 Event
    In this round table, Frédéric Merand will present his fascinating latest publication 'The Political Commissioner - a European Ethnography', which is based on original, first-hand material of an embedded observation ...
  • Uncertainty and change in planning and real estate dynamics | 26 May, 2021 16:00-17:30 CEST | Public webinar
    26 May 2021 16:00 - 17:30 Event
    Planning and real estate dynamics are inherently intertwined. Covid19, however, disrupted established practices and relations between planners and real estate industry actors. The pandemic shed light on longstanding ...
  • The Longer Histories of Statephobia in Europe
    26 May 2021 20:00 - 21:30 Event
    Covid-19 has brought the role of the state into full visibility. It has both highlighted the unequal effects of the dismantling of welfare state regimes and appeals for a ‘return of the state’ to the provision of ...
  • Neoliberalism’s fuel to anti-feminism:
    27 May 2021 13:15 - 14:30 Event
    In this seminar part of the Gender & Sexuality in European (Geo)politics, Akwugo Emejulu (University of Warwick), Emanuela Lombardo (Complutense University Madrid) and Elzbieta Korolczuk (Södertörn University) will ...
  • Pragmatic Inquiry: How to research particular problems?
    31 May 2021 14:00 - 15:30 Event
    The new book ‘Pragmatic Inquiry’ examines a range of critical concepts that are central to a shift in the social sciences toward "pragmatic inquiry," reflecting a twenty-first century concern with particular problems ...
  • Networking Event: Cities and Health| Online | 1 June 2021 | 13:00-16:00 CEST
    1 Jun 2021 13:00 - 16:00 Event
    An Urban Studies / Urban Mental Health / Global Health networking event, organized by the Centre for Urban Studies | To be followed by a Seed Grants competition funded by the Centre for Urban Studies
  • Social Democratic Capitalism
    9 Jun 2021 16:00 - 17:00 Event
    For this ACES seminar Lane Kenworthy will discuss his most recent Book 'Social Democratic Capitalism'. In this book he explores the question: 'What configuration of institutions and policies is most conducive to ...
  • Bridging Race and Migration Studies: Betty de Hart
    10 Jun 2021 15:45 - 17:00 Event
    How should we theorize race in the study of family migration in Europe? How have the history of colonialism and racism impacted the development of European family migration law, including the Netherlands? Betty de ...