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Results: 1 - 20 of 39
Results: 1 - 20 of 39
  • AISSR Harvest Day Inaugural Edition of 2014
    Celebrating 10 years of AISSR (online)
    3 Nov 2020 15:00 - 17:30 Event
    In 2020, the AISSR celebrates its 10th anniversary. We planned on celebrating this milestone together, but due to the Covid-19 restrictions this is not possible. We do want to celebrate this important and special ...
  • Postponed: Development Today: Accumulation, Surveillance, Redistribution
    18 Jul 2020 - 20 Jul 2020 09:00 - 18:00 Conference
    New political, technological, and economic forces are changing the ways development is designed, practiced, and experienced today, in poor and rich countries alike. Three interrelated elements, in particular, deserve ...
  • Master’s programme Conflict Resolution and Governance
    Workshop on Negotiation and Conflict Resolution
    8 Jan 2020 - 15 Jan 2020 09:30 - 17:00 Workshop
    This intensive workshop on negotiation and conflict resolution combines skill building with the development of analytic theory in a hands-on format. It follows what is sometimes referred to as the ‘Harvard method’ of ...
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    AISSR Harvest Day 2019: Celebrating new research results
    14 Nov 2019 11:30 - 16:00 Event
    During Harvest Day we bring together AISSR researchers in interdisciplinary academic discussions and make an effort to make their latest findings more visible to practitioners working in thematically related fields ...
  • Jan Breman
    Alexis de Tocqueville, A Critical Appraisal by Jan Breman
    22 Oct 2019 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.
  • Great Thinkers
    Revisiting Garrett Hardin. The Tragedy of Inequality in the Global Commons, by Joyeeta Gupta
    17 Sep 2019 15:00 - 16:30 Lecture
    Garrett Hardin (1915-2003) was an American ecologist and philosopher who warned for the dangers of overpopulation. In this lecture, professor Joyeeta Gupta discusses the continuing relevance of Hardin and the growing ...
  • GSSS Kick-off 2019-2020
    30 Aug 2019 15:00 - 17:00 Event
    On Friday, 30 August from 15:00 to 17:00, the Graduate School of Social Sciences (GSSS) officially welcomes the new students starting a Master's programme.
  • De zichtbare hand. Hoe neoliberaal is Nederland?
    28 Aug 2019 - 29 Aug 2019 09:00 - 18:00 Conference
    Hoe neoliberaal is Nederland? Wat is de ontstaansgeschiedenis van het Nederlandse neoliberalisme?
  • 5th International Conference on Computational Social Science
    17 Jul 2019 - 20 Jul 2019 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).
  • MARE
    People and the Sea Conference
    25 Jun 2019 - 28 Jun 2019 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 ...
  • Great Thinkers
    Luca Bertolini presents the work of Jane Jacobs
    18 Jun 2019 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 ...
  • The Long March of Labour: Radical Change and the Social Reproduction of Migrant Labour
    7 Jun 2019 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 ...
  • Bringing Theory to Practice: The Amsterdam Graduate Conference in Political Theory 2019
    23 May 2019 - 24 May 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 ...
  • PPA+ - Philosophy, Politics, Anthropology & Allied Disciplines
    15 May 2019 - 17 May 2019 09:00 - 18:00 Conference
    Keynote: David Graeber (LSE) & David Wengrow (UCL), 'The Myth of the Stupid Savage: Rousseau's Ghost and the Future of Political Anthropology'.
  • Great Thinkers
    Annette Freyberg-Inan introduces the work of Albert Hirschman
    14 May 2019 15:00 - 16:30 Lecture
    Annette Freyberg-Inan introduces Hirschman, whose insights can be applied to many empirical contexts and issues. We will meet the man and his three most important books and explore how his brilliant “cutting through ...
  • Muslim marriages: plurality of norms and practices
    11 Apr 2019 - 12 Apr 2019 09:00 - 18:00 Conference
    In Muslim minority contexts, particularly in the UK and Europe, some of the prevalent discourses on religious-only Muslim marriages share an underlying assumption of a homogenous, legally recognised and culturally ...
  • Ibn Khaldun
    Eric Schliesser presents the work of Ibn Khaldun
    19 Mar 2019 15:00 - 16:30 Lecture
    Eric Schliesser on the work of historiographer and historian Ibn Khaldun (1332 – 1406).
  • Intercountry Adoption and Transnational Politics.The Early Development of Korean Adoption to Sweden (1964-1979) - Youngeun Koo (Universität Tübingen)
    18 Mar 2019 15:00 - 17:00 Lecture
    This talk focuses on the early development of intercountry adoption from South Korea (hereafter ‘Korea’) to Sweden between 1964 and 1979.
  • South-America
    The Legal Construction of the Foreigner: Two Centuries of European Immigration in South America
    14 Mar 2019 15:30 - 17:00 Lecture
    Between 1870 and 1930 South America was the second largest recipient of migrants in the world only after the USA. Millions of Europeans emigrated notably to Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay. How have countries with 200 ...
  • Weaponized Volunteering: New Configurations Between Civil Society and Armed Organizations
    21 Feb 2019 - 22 Feb 2019 09:00 - 18:00 Conference
    The symposium is aimed to lead to a special issue in a peer-reviewed journal. To this aim, the sessions are designed to provide in-depth feedback on all contributions.