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  • Start 21 Feb 2019
    End 31 Mar 2019
    ARC-GS logo
    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 ...

  • 25 Mar 2019
    DNA Molecule
    Opsporing verzocht: ‘ras’ in DNA

    20:00 - 21:30 | Event

    Het is 25 jaar geleden dat de eerste DNA-wetgeving in Nederland werd ingevoerd. In de jaren erna werd in toenemende mate forensisch DNA ingezet als opsporingsmiddel.

  • 26 Mar 2019
    Janna Besamusca
    Working mothers around the world

    14:30 - 17:30 | Event

    This symposium is organised following the PhD Defense Ceremony of Janna Besamusca, 'Working Mothers around the World'.

  • 27 Mar 2019
    The Uninhabitable Earth. A talk with David Wallace-Wells

    20:00 - 21:30 | Event

    David Wallace-Wells does not call himself a climate activist, nor even a lover of nature. He lived his life in the complacency that most inhabitants of the Western world share. Until he started collecting stories of ...

  • 28 Mar 2019
    John Miers Cartoon
    Mediatizing disability: depiction and discourse in popular culture

    17:00 - 18:30 | Event

    From artworks to news reports, novels to Netflix, and social media to medical journals, old and new media shape our perceptions of disability. Their representations influence how we interact with and, importantly, ...

  • 29 Mar 2019
    Boekenweek: Open Podium and University Library Bal
    Boekenweek: Open Podium and University Library Ball

    19:45 - 23:30 | Event

    On Friday, 29 March, the Faculty Book Week Committee of the Faculty of Humanities, VOX-POP and the University Library of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) will be organising an Open Podium and the University Library ...

  • 29 Mar 2019
    Brexit: an analysis of a political accident

    20:00 - 21:30 | Event

    Brexit has morphed into a political spectacle of immense proportions. This raises a number of obvious questions: what is acutely happening in the mother of all parliaments, why is the political elite incapable of ...

  • 1 Apr 2019
    After Brexit? Post-mortem and future prospects

    20:00 - 21:30 | Event

    On 29 March 2019 the United Kingdom is scheduled to leave the European Union. Yet less than a month from this deadline, the outcome and modalities of the UK’s departure are more uncertain than ever. No Deal, Theresa ...

  • 3 Apr 2019
    The future of scientific education: adapt or die?

    20:00 - 21:30 | Event

    As one of the oldest universities in the Netherlands the UvA reached the age of 387. It is a strange idea that we may have entered the last decade of academic education, and yet, many believe we’ve reached the end of ...

  • 4 Apr 2019
    ‘Alarums and Excursions’. European Union’s crisis politics

    17:00 - 18:30 | Event

    Crisis after crisis has beset the European Union. Without a script or prompt it has found itself flung onto the global stage with problems of identity, sovereignty and solidarity. This event analyses this newly ...

  • 10 Apr 2019
    Cover The Cambridge Grammar of Classical Greek
    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 ...

  • 15 Apr 2019
    James P. Crutchfield
    Lecture by James P. Crutchfield: Demonology-The Curious Role of Intelligence in Physics & Biology

    16:00 - 18:00 | Event

    Professor James P. Crutchfield is Director of the Complexity Sciences Center and Professor of Physics at the University of California at Davis.

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


    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. ...

  • 15 May 2019
    The birth of artificial intelligence
    AI at the University of Amsterdam

    09:15 - 17:30 | Event

    For over three decades, the University of Amsterdam has featured world-class research and education programmes on artificial intelligence (AI). To continue and strengthen this tradition, we have organised an event ...

  • 15 May 2019
    Urgent Publishing
    Urgent Publishing. New strategies in post-truth times

    19:00 - 20:30 | Event

    Urgent Publishing calls for insightful, quickly produced and well-positioned publications in an era where fake news, pseudoscience and other fact free features are broadcast to the world. On this opening night of a ...

  • 29 May 2019
    PhD Workshop


    On the 29th of May our first Annual PhD Workshop will take place. During this workshop the first year doctoral candidates will present their research and discuss this with other faculty members and the PhD community ...

  • 15 Jun 2019
    University Day
    University Day: Science in society


    The University Day is an annual event at which alumni and staff are treated to lectures and debates on scientific and social issues by leading academics and alumni.

  • Start 30 Jun 2019
    End 5 Jul 2019
    15th World Congress on Parasitic Plants


    15th World Congress on Parasitic Plants (WCPP) organized by the University of Amsterdam in collaboration with the International Parasitic Plant Society (IPPS) and the European Weed Research Society (EWRS).