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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 ...

  • 18 Jun 2019
    Great Thinkers
    Luca Bertolini presents the work of Jane Jacobs

    15:00 - 16:30 | Lecture

    In this lecture, Professor of Urban and Regional Planning, Luca Bertolini will focus on Jane Jacobs’ masterpiece ‘The Death and Life of Great American Cities’. Published in 1961, it is still considered one of the ...

  • 22 Jun 2019
    We make the city
    Governing Brooklyn

    10:00 - 12:30 | Event

    He is the first Mexican-American elected to the City Council in New York City and the first openly gay office holder in Brooklyn. Carlos Menchaca shares his personal experiences in serving and representing this very ...

  • 22 Jun 2019
    Hoe draagt de wetenschap bij aan een betere stad van, voor en door iedereen?

    13:00 - 17:00 | Event

    Zes wetenschappers van de Universiteit van Amsterdam vertellen over hun nieuwste onderzoek. Over alles wat je wilt weten over ontwikkelingen en kansen in onderwijs, zorg, mobiliteit, democratie, erfgoed en ...

  • Start 25 Jun 2019
    End 28 Jun 2019
    People and the Sea Conference

    09:00 - 18:00 | Conference

    The theme of this international conference is ‘Learning from the Past, Imagining the Future’. The conference will host approximately 400 papers by scholars from various parts of Europe (50%), North America and ...

  • 28 Jun 2019
    © Prune Nourry Studio
    Book launch: Contemporary institutional practices of adoption in the United States and the Netherlands

    17:00 - 18:00 | Event

    In this book launch, Sonja van Wichelen will be presenting from her new book Legitimating Life: Adoption in the Age of Globalization and Biotechnology, which was published by Rutgers University Press this year. She ...

  • Start 4 Jul 2019
    End 12 Jul 2019
    ECPR Summer School on Political Advocacy and Lobbying

    09:00 - 17:00 | Event

    This summer, the University of Amsterdam and Leiden University are organizing an ECPR summer school on political advocacy and lobbying.

  • Start 4 Jul 2019
    End 6 Jul 2019
    Log ECPG
    European Conference on Politics & Gender (ECPG)

    09:00 - 18:00 | Conference

    ECPG is the world-leading conference on politics and gender. ECPG offers a platform for exchange and dialogue about how understanding gender is central to understand politics and where diversity and plurality in ...

  • Start 8 Jul 2019
    End 12 Jul 2019
    Amsterdam Law Trials
    Summer School on European and Transnational Rulemaking


    This summer school will bring together PhD candidates, advanced master students, and postdoctoral researchers (<3 years since PhD) with senior scholars from the fields of political science, law, sociology, and ...

  • Start 17 Jul 2019
    End 20 Jul 2019
    Call for participation - International Student Energy Summit 2019


    This is the largest student-led energy summit in the world, with 650 students from over 100 countries coming together at Imperial College of London, and there are still bursaries and discounts available which all ...

  • Start 17 Jul 2019
    End 20 Jul 2019
    5th International Conference on Computational Social Science

    09:00 - 18:00 | Conference

    For four days, from July 17 to 20, the University of Amsterdam will be the epicenter of computational social science, hosting the 2019 edition of International Conference on Computational Social Science (IC2S2).