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  • 10 Dec 2012
    Supervivere: surviving the 1965/6 tragedy

    17:00 | Event

    In late 1965 and early 1966, one of the greatest mass killings of the twentieth century was carried out in Indonesia , the slaughter in a few weeks of hundreds of thousands of real or alleged Communists. The ...

  • 29 Nov 2012
    Between Austerity and Security

    19:30 - 21:15 | Lecture

    The IS Academie on Education and International Development organises a public lecture on the effects of the global financial crisis and the new security agenda on international development assistance to education.

  • 29 Nov 2012
    The underpinnings of HIV- and AIDS-related education in Mozambique: a qualitative inquiry

    16:00 - 17:00 | Lecture

    The importance of education in general and HIV- and AIDS-related education in particular in efforts to decrease young people’s vulnerability to HIV has been broadly accepted. As demonstrated by continuing debate ...

  • 23 Nov 2012
    Graduate School of Social Sciences
    Career Event Graduate School of Social Sciences (GSSS)

    13:00 - 18:00 | Information event

    How can you distinguish yourself from your peers? Networking is now more important than ever before. This will therefore be the focus of the GSSS Career Event, to make sure that you are One Step ahead in Times of ...

  • 22 Nov 2012
    The Rise of the Diasporic Economy: Migration and Contemporary Global Development

    16:00 - 17:30 | Lecture

    The diasporic economy is one of the key growth poles in the contemporary world economy in spite of the general downswing in economic activity in key sectors of the world economy due to the current global economic crisis.

  • 19 Nov 2012
    The making of The sexual History of the Global south: Sexual Politics in Africa, Asia and Latin America

    15:30 - 17:00 | Event

    Prof Saskia Wieringa reflects on her book, the outcome of a project of mentoring young researchers on sexuality in the global south. It features twelve original case studies on colonial and postcolonial sexual ...

  • 16 Nov 2012
    Second Meeting AMCIS Inequality Seminar on 'Corporate Governance and Inequality'

    12:00 - 14:00 | Lecture

    Attention: Friday in place of Thursday. Location to be announced.

  • 12 Nov 2012
    The making of The sexual History of the Global south: Sexual Politics in Africa, Asia and Latin America

    15:30 - 17:00 | Lecture

    Prof. Saskia Wieringa will reflect on the outcome of a project of mentoring young researchers on sexuality in the global south, in publication under the above described title.

  • 7 Nov 2012
    Election Breakfast USA

    07:30 | Event

    Who will win the upcoming American elections: Obama or Romney?On Wednesday 7 November at approximately 07:30, the next American president for the coming four years will be announced.

  • 25 Oct 2012
    Housing wealth and inequality: what is the role of inter-generational transfers and what are the implications for social justice?

    16:00 - 17:30 | Lecture

    Housing wealth in Britain is highly unequal and geographical variations in housing wealth are particularly wide. Professor Karen Rowlingson, University of Birmingham, will review data on housing wealth in Britain ...

  • 24 Oct 2012
    What’s the Use of Race?

    15:00 - 17:00 | Debate

    This debate will address the two different meanings of this question, namely how and where is race made ir/relevant and to what effect? And is race a relevant or viable category in understanding current day societies?

  • 22 Oct 2012
    Sociology Seminar: “Be Who You Want to Be”?

    15:30 - 17:00 | Lecture

    The academic debate on new media is no longer about the powers of the “culture industry”, its dominant-hegemonic ideology and mass-media texts but is primarily dominated by the paradigm of a “participatory culture”.

  • 12 Oct 2012
    European Integration, Nationalism and European Identity

    15:00 - 17:00 | Lecture

    Prof Neil Fligstein, University of California, discusses the issue of European and national identity and its heightened role in European politics, particularly in the economic crisis of 2007–11.

  • 8 Oct 2012
    Beyond groupism?

    15:00 - 17:00 | Lecture

    This semester’s second sociology seminar has a special setup. In collaboration with IMES, we are happy to invite you to a discussion with Rogers Brubaker and Bowen Paulle

  • Start 7 Oct 2012
    End 10 Oct 2012
    Amsterdam Privacy Conference 2012


    From smartphones to cloud computing, from big data to social media, the exploding use of information technology and its many applications will be a source of massive social and economic changes for years to come.

  • 4 Oct 2012
    Master Anthropology Conference 2012

    11:00 - 15:00 | Conference

    All students are welcome to attend research/thesis presentations by recent graduates in Anthropology. Keynote speech by Prof Susana Narotzky (Universitat de Barcelona).

  • 2 Oct 2012
    Citizenship and Belonging in turbulent times

    18:30 - 20:00 | Debate

    In this public event Thomas Hylland Eriksen and Jan Willem Duyvendak will discuss the transformation of notions of Dutchness and Norwegianness in the political debates in the Netherlands and Norway respectively.

  • 27 Sep 2012
    Video installation Wings of Migrants

    18:00 - 22:00 | Event

    AKINCI GALERY and IMES are pleased to invite you to a viewing and a round table discussion of the art project Wings of Migrants. This project is a collaboration between the artist Natalya Pershina-Yakimanskaya ...

  • 30 Aug 2012
    Muslim Cultural Production in Europe

    15:00 - 18:00 | Event

    Public Seminar: Programme Group Globalizing Culture Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research (AISSR)

  • 7 Jun 2011

    15:00 - 17:00 | Lecture

    The 2011 WERTHEIM LECTURE will be delivered by ANNA TSING. Anna Tsing is a professor of anthropology at University of California, Santa Cruz. She is a specialist in the field of feminist anthropology, Southeast Asia, ...