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Results: 1 - 20 of 54
  • 22 Oct 2019
    Jan Breman
    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.

  • 17 Sep 2019
    Great Thinkers
    Revisiting Garrett Hardin. The Tragedy of Inequality in the Global Commons, by Joyeeta Gupta

    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 ...

  • 30 Aug 2019
    GSSS Kick-off 2019-2020

    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.

  • Start 28 Aug 2019
    End 29 Aug 2019
    De zichtbare hand. Hoe neoliberaal is Nederland?

    09:00 - 18:00 | Conference

    Hoe neoliberaal is Nederland? Wat is de ontstaansgeschiedenis van het Nederlandse neoliberalisme?

  • 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).

  • Start 25 Jun 2019
    End 28 Jun 2019
    MARE
    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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Start 15 May 2019
    End 17 May 2019
    PPA+ - Philosophy, Politics, Anthropology & Allied Disciplines

    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'.

  • 14 May 2019
    Great Thinkers
    Annette Freyberg-Inan introduces the work of Albert Hirschman

    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 ...

  • Start 11 Apr 2019
    End 12 Apr 2019
    Muslim marriages: plurality of norms and practices

    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 ...

  • 19 Mar 2019
    Ibn Khaldun
    Eric Schliesser presents the work of Ibn Khaldun

    15:00 - 16:30 | Lecture

    Eric Schliesser on the work of historiographer and historian Ibn Khaldun (1332 – 1406).

  • 18 Mar 2019
    Intercountry Adoption and Transnational Politics.The Early Development of Korean Adoption to Sweden (1964-1979) - Youngeun Koo (Universität Tübingen)

    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.

  • 14 Mar 2019
    South-America
    The Legal Construction of the Foreigner: Two Centuries of European Immigration in South America

    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 ...

  • Start 21 Feb 2019
    End 22 Feb 2019
    Weaponized Volunteering: New Configurations Between Civil Society and Armed Organizations

    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.

  • 19 Feb 2019
    x
    Brexit and Dispute Settlement

    15:30 - 17:00 | Lecture

    Since the June 2016 referendum result in favour of leaving the European Union, questions have arisen regarding the role of courts in the process of exiting the EU, as well as their future role once the United Kingdom ...

  • 14 Feb 2019
    The Anthro Screening Room invites you to the screening of: Empty Home

    17:00 - 19:00 | Lecture

    We are happy to invite you to the screening of Empty Home, a project by Sanderien Verstappen & Willy Sier. The screening of the film will be followed by a discussion on the text they are currently writing.

  • 12 Feb 2019
    Bergrede door Amade M’charek: het spoor van het zout

    20:00 - 22:00 | Lecture

    UvA-hoogleraar Amade M’charek spreekt op deze avond de Amersfoortse Bergrede uit. De invloedrijke antropoloog en expert in forensisch onderzoek neemt ons mee naar de randen van Europa.

  • 8 Feb 2019
    x
    Two paths for the creation of an EU political identity: cultural heritage policy

    16:00 - 17:30 | Lecture

    Political identity has become a central question in European politics. A key issue is that whilst the EU has greatly expanded its powers in key policy domains that traditionally have been the preserve of nation ...