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  • 19 Feb 2019
    Caesarius Mommers and reading education in the Netherlands

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Sjak Rutten describes the life and work of brother Caesarius Mommers (1925-2007), a friar who developed a reading method that was and still is used extensively in Dutch primary education.

  • 19 Feb 2019
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    AMCIS seminar Citizenship & Education

    15:00 - 16:30 | Lecture

    On Tuesday the 19th of February, there will be a brand new AMCIS Citizenship & Education seminar on the bridge between knowledge and experience, in cooperation with Critical Mass. In this seminar, we’ll move from ...

  • 19 Feb 2019
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    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 ...

  • 20 Feb 2019
    BètaBreak: Meat the Future

    12:00 - 13:00 | Debate

    On 20 February the BètaBreak will discuss lab-grown meat.

  • 20 Feb 2019
    A century of geopolitics in the Middle East

    19:30 - 21:30 | Event

    The end of World War I marked the beginning of turbulent times for the Middle East. During this Gravin Van Bylandt Century Session, NGIZ Amsterdam examines the geopolitical history of the Middle East. How has it ...

  • 21 Feb 2019
    Follistatin-like 1 in Development and Disease

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    On 21 February, A. Mattiotti will defend the doctoral thesis 'Follistatin-like 1 in Development and Disease'.

  • 21 Feb 2019
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    Life after English

    17:00 - 18:30 | Event

    'Life after English' is a careers and networking session, aimed at students and graduates of English Language and Culture. This event is organized by the Alumnikring Engels and Etcetera, the student association of ...

  • 21 Feb 2019
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    Future politics. An evening with Jamie Susskind

    20:00 - 21:30 | Event

    Rapid and relentless technological innovation, from artificial intelligence to virtual reality, are transforming the way we live together. We invite you to discuss the directions our lives and politics are likely to ...

  • 21 Feb 2019
    Spinozalezing Catherine Malabou
    Spinoza Lecture: Beyond the "archic" Principle

    20:15 - 22:00 | Lecture

    Catherine Malabou will hold the Spinoza Chair of the Department of Philosophy of the Faculty of Humanities in the second term of the academic year 2018-2019 and will be delivering the accompanying two Spinoza ...

  • 22 Feb 2019
    Coming out in queer European cinema

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Paris Cameron-Gardos investigates various ways in which coming-out has been scripted in queer European cinema.

  • 22 Feb 2019
    Youth perspective on everyday toxicity in France

    11:00 - 12:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Mariana Rios Sandoval investigates how young people are navigating toxic environments in a time of environmental crisis. She focuses on the seemingly invisible, yet ubiquitous toxicity that is characteristic of ...

  • 22 Feb 2019
    Social well-being of sexual minorities

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Mirjam Fischer studies whether persons in same-sex relationships face structural obstacles to living equally autonomous lives as heterosexuals in Europe. She specifically investigates whether there is a social ...

  • 22 Feb 2019
    Casting Rodin's thinker

    13:00 - 14:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Tonny Beentjes reports on his restoration of the Laren casting of Rodin's Thinker. His research throws light on sand mould casting techniques.

  • 22 Feb 2019
    Queueing systems with nonstandard input processes

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    David Koops investigates queueing systems with nonstandard arrival processes. These range from doubly stochastic Poisson processes driven by shot noise and Hawkes processes to nonhomogeneous Possoin processes and ...

  • 22 Feb 2019
    Science Fiction & Information Law Award
    Law in the worlds of tomorrow. Science Fiction & Information Law Award

    17:00 - 18:30 | Event

    Science fiction and information law have more in common than meets the eye. This inspired the Institute for Information Law (UvA) to organize the first ‘Science Fiction & Information Law Writing Competition’. During ...

  • 26 Feb 2019
    Applications of representation theory in discrete mathematics

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Bart Litjens presents two new applications of the representation theory of finite groups in discrete mathematics. The first is motivated by a problem in coding theory. The second application deals with flows in ...

  • 27 Feb 2019
    Percutaneous treatment of aortic valve disease

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    On 27 February, M.S. van Mourik will defend the PhD thesis ‘Percutaneous Treatment of Aortic Valve Disease. Towards Optimal Patient Outcomes’.

  • 27 Feb 2019
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    Memory Research. New Questions and Approaches to Understanding Memory

    17:00 - 18:30 | Event

    From the ‘memory boom’ and ‘memory wars’ through to current debates about tradition, heritage and identity, the politics of memory is a timely and urgent matter. So far, however, the rich, interdisciplinary field of ...

  • 27 Feb 2019
    ASE NEXT! 2019 with Finance Minister Wopke Hoekstra

    18:00 - 22:00 | Event

    For the 4th successive year the Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE) and the student associations SEFA and VSAE are organising ASE NEXT! Here are 3 reasons not to miss this Wednesday evening event on 27 February.

  • 28 Feb 2019
    The new research strategy of the NWO Science domain

    11:00 - 12:30 | Information event

    The board of the NWO Domain Science (ENW) will visit Amsterdam Science Park on Thursday 28 February to explain the new ENW research strategy for 2019 - 2022. First they will present the strategy, then there will be ...

  • 28 Feb 2019
    Queues on random graphs

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Nicos Starreveld's combines queueing theory and random graph theory to study queueing processes on randomly evolving graphs.

  • 28 Feb 2019
    Philipp Rehm. Photo: European University Institute
    AMCIS Seminar Philipp Rehm: The past and future of welfare state politics

    15:30 - 16:45 | Lecture

    Philipp Rehm is Associate Professor at the Department of Political Science at the Ohio State University, Columbus (USA).

  • 28 Feb 2019
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    Practices of listening: the launch of Soapbox Journal

    20:00 - 21:30 | Event

    While we may have always been talking, practices of listening are undergoing a transformation. For this event, Soapbox, a graduate journal for cultural analysis, invites the authors of this first issue to discuss ...

  • 1 Mar 2019
    Assembling nanocrystal superstructures

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    At the nanoscale, electronic materials can develop size-dependent properties due to quantum-confinement effects. This is the case for semiconductor nanocrystals, also known as quantum dots. To be used as an active ...

  • 1 Mar 2019
    Coronary stenosis physiology appraisal

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    L. Casadonte will defend the PhD thesis ‘Coronary Stenosis Physiology Appraisal: Handle with Care’.

  • 1 Mar 2019
    Insights into scaphoid fractures

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    T. Drijkoningen will defend the PhD thesis ‘Secrets in Scaphoid Fractures’.

  • 7 Mar 2019
    Breakfast workshop
    Breakfast workshop Introduction in valorisation

    08:30 - 10:30 | Workshop

    What is valorisation and why is it relevant to my research? How do I make a start with valorisation? I have an idea with societal or commercial potential but I don’t know how to take the first step to ...

  • 9 Mar 2019
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    UvA Bachelor's Day

    09:00 - 17:00 | Information event

    Come to the UvA Bachelor’s Day on Saturday, 9 March 2019 to learn more about the UvA and explore which Bachelor’s programme might suit you best.

  • 11 Mar 2019
    Whos in Town: Cristina Calabro
    Cristina Calabró: The role of the European Commission in shaping EU migration policy

    12:30 - 14:00 | Lecture

    Among the most pressing contemporary issues facing the EU is that of managing migration in an increasingly complex world and tackling security threats, which are more and more transnational.

  • 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 ...

  • 14 Mar 2019
    Clemens Kroneberg. Photo: http://www.kroneberg.eu/
    AMCIS Lecture Clemens Kroneberg

    15:30 - 16:45 | Lecture

    More information will be announced soon.

  • 14 Mar 2019
    Spinozalezing Catherine Malabou
    Spinoza Lecture: Morality and Horizontality

    20:15 - 22:00 | Lecture

    Catherine Malabou will hold the Spinoza Chair of the Department of Philosophy of the Faculty of Humanities in the second term of the academic year 2018-2019 and will be delivering the accompanying two Spinoza ...

  • 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.

  • 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).

  • Start 5 Apr 2019
    End 7 Apr 2019
    AUCMUN
    AUC Model United Nations Conference 2019

    00:00 - 00:00 | Conference

    Amsterdam University College will be the host venue for delegates from all over the world when the Amsterdam University College Model United Nations (AUCMUN) Conference takes place from 5-7 April 2019. Organised by ...

  • 10 Apr 2019
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    Voices: Reflections on The Cambridge Grammar of Classical Greek

    17:00 - 18:30 | Event

    The Cambridge Grammar of Classical Greek is the first comprehensive reference grammar of the language of classical Greece to appear in a century. It benefits from the major advances that have been made in areas like ...

  • 11 Apr 2019
    Kristian Karlson. Photo: University of Copenhagen
    AMCIS Seminar Kristian Karlsson

    15:30 - 16:45 | Lecture

    More information will be announced soon.

  • Start 9 May 2019
    End 10 May 2019
    Ivan Moskalev
    Gentrification Throughout the Ages

    00:00 - 00:00 | Workshop

    This workshop, jointly organised by Amsterdam Centre for Urban History and Centre for Urban Studies, aims to develop long-term perspective on urban displacement, social transformation and resistance.

  • Start 13 May 2019
    End 16 May 2019
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    Health Week 2019

    00:00 - 00:00 | Event

    The UvA Health Week is all about health and well-being. Sports, movement, nutrition but also stress, burnout and other mental health issues. It’s about maintaining a healthy lifestyle and why this isn’t always easy. ...

  • 18 May 2019
    Knowledge sharing
    Faculty conference 'Health, Behaviour and Society'

    10:00 - 17:00 | Conference

    Health related topics are at the core of scientific, political and public debates. The theme encompasses a wide range of issues, from modern welfare diseases, understanding human and cognitive development to the ...