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Results: 1 - 13 of 13
Results: 1 - 13 of 13
  • 19 Feb 2020
    Muslim schools in Mumbai

    14:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Sanne van der Kaaij tests a number of assumptions about Muslim schools in the context of urban India. Three assumptions prevail: that Muslim schools are madrasas, that Muslim schools teach fundamentalist ideologies ...

  • 20 Feb 2020
    Microbial adaptation to organic chemicals

    12:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Baptiste Poursat studies microbial adaptation to organic chemicals and the resultant effects on ready biodegradation tests. Biodegradability is a key parameter for the environmental risk assessment of organic chemicals.

  • 20 Feb 2020
    Education migrants in China

    14:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Willy Sier studies Chinese education migrants and looks into what the impact of access to higher education is in the lives of rural Chinese youth. The increase of rural youth at Chinese universities is a driving ...

  • 21 Feb 2020
    Economic news: how it's made and how it matters

    12:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    How does the content of economic news relate to real economic conditions, and what are the subsequent consequences and the underlying causes of this content to which most citizens are exposed on a daily basis? These ...

  • 25 Feb 2020
    Cognitive flexibility training in healthy aging

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    The aim of Jessika Buitenweg's research is to determine whether frequent use of a cognitive flexibility training can be an effective way to maintain or enhance cognitive and subjective functioning in healthy older ...

  • 27 Feb 2020
    Caring for children with disabilities in Ecuador

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Lourdes Huiracocha studies the way Children with disabilities are cared for in distinctive socio-cultural context of Ecuador’s Azuay province. There are no programs that support the families of children with ...

  • 27 Feb 2020
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    AMCIS Seminar Tim Barley

    15:30 - 16:45 | Lecture

    In this AMCIS seminar, Tim Bartley talks about global supply chains as structures of extreme inequality. He asks how voluntary responsibility-taking by companies shapes public opinion about state regulation of global ...

  • 27 Feb 2020
    Brands involved in socio-political issues: What does brand activism involve and is it seeking positive social change?

    16:00 - 17:30 | Lecture

    This ASCoR Talk is being given by Dr. Joya Kemper. Dr. Joya Kemper is a lecturer in Marketing at the University of Auckland Business School in New Zealand. She is passionate about social and environmental issues in ...

  • 14 Mar 2020
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    UvA Bachelor's Day

    09:00 - 17:00 | Information event

    Come to the UvA Bachelor’s Day on Saturday, 14 March 2020 to learn more about the UvA and explore which Bachelor’s programme might suit you best.

  • 18 Mar 2020
    The newcomers’ right to the city

    10:00 - 17:00 | Conference

    The ongoing moving populations, that derive mainly from the Middle East, North African, Latin America areas, are a central issue to the growing socio-spatial debate on the different facets of contemporary crisis.

  • Start 21 May 2020
    End 25 May 2020
    70th Annual ICA Conference

    Conference

    The ICA 2020 takes place in Gold Coast, Australia. More information you'll find on the official ICA website below.

  • Start 18 Jul 2020
    End 20 Jul 2020
    Development Today: Accumulation, Surveillance, Redistribution

    09:00 - 18:00 | Conference

    New political, technological, and economic forces are changing the ways development is designed, practiced, and experienced today, in poor and rich countries alike. Three interrelated elements, in particular, deserve ...

  • 20 Oct 2020
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    AISSR Harvest Day 2020: Celebrating new research results and 10 years of AISSR

    11:00 - 18:00 | Event

    During Harvest Day we bring together AISSR researchers in interdisciplinary academic discussions and make an effort to make their latest findings more visible to practitioners working in thematically related fields ...