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  • 25 Jan 2018
    Protest Tahiri Square 2011
    On giving voice. Ethics in research, activism and politics in post-revolutionary Egypt

    10:00 - 16:45 | Workshop

    On the 7th anniversary of the Egyptian revolution (in 2011) international scholars focus on what it means to 'give voice' within the repressive context(s) of Egypt’s post-revolutionary aftermath.

  • Start 10 Jan 2018
    End 17 Jan 2018
    Master’s programme Conflict Resolution and Governance
    Workshop on Negotiation and Conflict Resolution

    09:30 - 17:00 | Workshop

    This intensive workshop on negotiation and conflict resolution combines skill building with the developing of a command of analytic theory in a ‘hands-on’ format. It follows what is sometimes referred to as the ...

  • 12 Dec 2017
    International Statebuilding in Afghanistan, 2001-2014 - Lessons and Insights from the Norwegian Inquiry on Afghanistan

    15:30 - 17:00 | Lecture

    Norway's experiences with the international mission in Afghanistan.

  • 11 Dec 2017
    Johara Berriane
    Migration and religious place-making in Morocco

    15:30 - 17:00 | Lecture

    Dr Johara Berriane (Deutsches Historisches Institut Paris) discusses her research on the mobility and participation of African Christian migrants in Muslim urban settings.

  • 8 Dec 2017
    Announcement Symposium gender Based Violence
    Gender based violence and human rights

    09:15 - 17:00 | Symposium

    To which extent does international law affect domestic implementation in the domain of policy and legal measures regarding gender based violence? Which future directions should be prioritized? In this symposium ...

  • 7 Dec 2017
    Portrait of pakistani school girl
    Emancipation through education: closing the gender gap in global education

    18:30 - 19:30 | Event

    Gender equality in education has improved in the past 20 years globally, but a lot remains to be done. How to ensure that girls and boys, and women and men, cannot only access education and complete education cycles ...

  • 30 Nov 2017
    A member of the Mara Salvatrucha gang displays his tattoos inside the Chelatenango prison in El Salvador.
    Street gangs and security policies in El Salvador

    15:00 - 18:00 | Lecture

    Dr Chris van der Borgh (Utrecht University ) tackles street gangs in El Salvador, which have become one of the country’s main security challenges over the last 25 years. Street gangs generally have a presence in the ...

  • 27 Nov 2017
    Karl Marx
    Ewald Engelen presents Karl Marx

    15:00 - 16:30 | Lecture

    During the second Great Thinkers Lecture of this academic year, Financial Geographer Ewald Engelen will trace the renewed relevance of the writings of Karl Marx. He will also discuss what Marx failed to tell us.

  • 23 Nov 2017
    Wall painting with text respect
    Getting respect in the Netherlands: between identity and redistribution

    09:30 - 18:00 | Conference

    What does ‘getting respect’ entail in a late capitalist society marked by intense processes of culturalization and racialization? This one-day conference is organized within the context of the Erasmus Prize 2017, ...

  • 16 Nov 2017
    AISSR logo
    AISSR Harvest Day 2017: Democracy & Governance, Diversity and Societal Impact

    12:30 - 17:30 | Event

    At the 2017 edition of the AISSR Harvest Day Social Science researchers will present new insights and results on the themes: 1) Democracy & Governance, 2) Diversity and 3) Societal Impact. With keynotes by Dr ...

  • 14 Nov 2017
    SOS Kinderdorpen
    Addressing social exclusion of youth in and from alternative care settings

    15:00 - 17:00 | Event

    SOS Children’s Villages the Netherlands and the University of Amsterdam are pleased to invite you for our presentation to share the results of our research in six countries in Asia, Africa, Europa and Central America.

  • 3 Nov 2017
    Cover The Uses of Social Investment
    The limits and potential of social investments

    17:30 - 19:00 | Event

    How can today's crisis-ridden welfare states avoid past mistakes and learn to sustainably foster the well-being of future generations in ageing societies? This question will be discussed during the book launch of ...

  • 2 Nov 2017
    Simon Glendinning (LSE)
    Europe: Brexit and the German question (Jos de Beus Lecture 2017)

    16:00 - 18:00 | Lecture

    Simon Glendinning (LSE) explores the way familiar political features of the European political landscape are tied together by distinctively philosophical differences over the idea of Europe itself.

  • 10 Oct 2017
    Film screening-nothing going on
    N.G.O. Nothing Going On

    18:00 - 21:00 | Event

    What appears to be at first a light-hearted and entertaining comedy on how Ugandans interact with Western foreigners who want to help the poor in the country, is at its core a deep critical reflection on the ...

  • 29 Sep 2017
    Genealogy and Political Theory Workshop

    10:00 - 17:00 | Workshop

    In recent years, there has been a proliferation of works of and on genealogy by political theorists and historians of political thought. However, with this proliferation comes questions about what exactly genealogy ...

  • 28 Sep 2017
    International Day for Universal Access to Information

    10:00 - 18:00 | Event

    UNESCO is hosting a day-long event 'IPDCtalks: Powering Sustainable Development with Access to Information' on September 28th, 2017 in Paris.

  • 25 Sep 2017
    Norbert Elias
    Joop Goudsblom presents the work of Norbert Elias - AISSR Great Thinkers

    14:30 - 16:00 | Lecture

    Only late in his long life did Norbert Elias (1897-1990) achieve intellectual celebrity. He was rediscovered by a new generation of scholars in the 1970s and eventually has been recognised as one of the greatest ...

  • 20 Sep 2017
    Samuel Martinez
    Trafficking in possibilities: the new abolitionism’s subjunctive ways of knowing

    15:30 - 17:00 | Lecture

    Samuel Martinez (University of Connecticut) discusses the intersection of two conflicting epistemo-political trends: rapid growth in awareness of modern slavery has not been matched by advances in what is known about ...

  • 18 Sep 2017
    Sweet Medicine film poster
    Premier screening of Sweet Medicine-ethnographic documentary

    18:30 | Event

    Filmed by a local camera crew in Palawan the Philippines, this film follows the lives of those involved with First Vita Plus, a multi-level marketing company that sells a popular herbal medicine in the Philippines.

  • 7 Sep 2017
    Dr Helen Hintjes
    (De)securitisation Theory: the West as Referent Object

    16:00 - 18:00 | Lecture

    Dr Helen Hintjens, from the International Institute of Social Studies of Erasmus University Rotterdam, will kick off the first lecture of this year’s International Development Lecture Series. She will introduce the ...