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  • Start 21 Feb 2019
    End 31 Mar 2019
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    Call for 2019-2020 ARC-GS Visiting Scholars

    09:00 - 09:00 | Event

    ARC-GS offers non-stipendiary visiting scholarships to excellent scholars who are conducting research related to gender and/or sexuality in the social sciences, specifically anthropology, sociology, political science ...

  • 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
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    AMCIS Seminar Philipp Rehm: The past and future of welfare state politics

    15:30 - 16:45 | Lecture

    In 1880, not a single country had a nationally compulsory social policy program. A few decades later, every single one of today's rich democracies had adopted programs covering all or almost all of the main risks ...

  • 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’.

  • 5 Mar 2019
    International law and nuclear security governance

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Jonathan Herbach investigates the role of international law in nuclear security governance. He investigates how this law can and should be developed, implemented and enforced to further strengthen the global nuclear ...

  • 6 Mar 2019
    Professionalisation of museum guides

    11:00 - 12:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    The aim of Mark Schep's research is to shed more light on the practices of museum guides and ways that can help further professionalise their craft. His overarching question is: how can we define competencies of ...

  • 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 ...

  • 7 Mar 2019
    Black holes and vacua in string theory

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    On 7 March, D.B. Cohen Maldonado will be defending the PhD thesis 'Black Holes and Vacua in String Theory. A Non-supersymmetric Study'.

  • 7 Mar 2019
    Cultural network of Jan van Scorel

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Jan van Scorel is known as the 'painter who brought the Italian Renaissance to the Netherlands'. Gaila Jehoel shows that he was also a successful networker who used his artistic and diplomatic talents and business ...

  • 7 Mar 2019
    Diagnosing scaphoid fractures

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    On 7 March, W.H. Mallee will defend the PhD thesis ‘Diagnostic Work-Up of Suspected Scaphoid Fractures’.

  • 7 Mar 2019
    Decent incomes for all - Improving policies in Europe

    15:30 - 17:00 | Event

    In 'Decent incomes for all – improving policies in Europe', the authors shed new light an recent poverty trends in the European Union and the corresponding responses by European welfare states.

  • 8 Mar 2019
    Non-dopaminergic symptoms in Parkinson's disease

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    On 8 March, D.C. Velseboer will defend the PhD thesis ‘Non-Dopaminergic Symptoms in Parkinson’s Disease’.

  • 8 Mar 2019
    New dynamic macro banking model

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Robin Döttling's research spans the areas of banking, corporate finance and macroeconomics. He develops a dynamic macro-banking model to study how the zero-lower bound on deposit rates affects banking regulation and ...

  • 8 Mar 2019
    Measuring weakly interacting massive particles

    13:00 - 14:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Erik Hogenbirk's research forms part of the quest to uncover what particles dark matter consists of. One model that offers a possible explanation is the Weakly Interacting Massive Particle (WIMP) model. Hogenbirk ...

  • 8 Mar 2019
    Pain management in acute traumatic injuries

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    On 8 March, M.L. Ridderikhof will defend the PhD thesis ‘Pain Management in Adult Patients with Acute Traumatic Injuries. Improving Injury-Related Pain Treatment’.

  • 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.

  • 12 Mar 2019
    Fear, Anxiety, and Immigration in the United States and Western Europe

    17:00 - 18:30 | Event

    Why have fears, reporting and political remarks about immigrant origin populations had different emphases on the two sides of the Atlantic, with the religious divide more central in Western Europe, and race and legal ...

  • 12 Mar 2019
    Troy Project
    Troy in Film

    20:00 - 21:30 | Event

    The epic poems of Iliad attributed to Homer, describes the tale of a city deeply rooted in classical European heritage and memory. Our obsession with Troy is fortified by more than a century of theatrical depictions ...

  • 14 Mar 2019
    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
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    AMCIS Lecture Clemens Kroneberg

    15:30 - 16:45 | Lecture

    More information will be announced soon.

  • 14 Mar 2019
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    We, creators of AI

    17:00 - 19:00 | Event

    Artificial Intelligence is here to stay. The University of Amsterdam, in the frame of ERC=Science², is gathering researchers from different fields, innovators and citizens alike, on 14 March with the objective to ...

  • 14 Mar 2019
    The bystander in Holocaust history. Comparative perspectives on a contested category

    20:00 - 21:30 | Event

    Raul Hilberg once divided the history of the Holocaust into three categories: culprits, victims, and bystanders. The last of these groups has always been the largest, yet it is also the least clearly defined and most ...

  • 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).

  • 20 Mar 2019
    Towards zero new infections

    15:30 - 17:30 | Symposium

    The Amsterdam Institute for Global Health and Development (AIGHD), Health[e]Foundation and the Amsterdam UMC will host a global health symposium focused on eliminating tuberculosis (TB), HIV and malaria transmission.

  • 21 Mar 2019
    Breakfast workshop
    Breakfast workshop The next step in valorisation

    08:30 - 10:30 | Workshop

    How do you make your idea concrete? Which steps need to be taken to make your idea ready for commercial or societal application?

  • 26 Mar 2019
    Working mothers around the world

    14:00 - 17:30 | Event

    Symposium following the PhD Defense Ceremony of Janna Besamusca, 'Working Mothers around the World'.

  • Start 5 Apr 2019
    End 7 Apr 2019
    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 ...

  • 9 Apr 2019
    Breakfast workshop
    Breakfast Workshop Media

    08:30 - 10:30 | Workshop

    Een praktische introductie in de wereld van de massamedia.

  • 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 ...