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Results: 1 - 17 of 17
Results: 1 - 17 of 17
  • Start 28 Jun 2019
    End 8 Dec 2019
    Slow tourism
    The Right to Build


    All over the world, people are building their own homes. Sometimes this stems from a strong personal desire, at other times it follows from necessity. The Right to Build presents a snapshot of iconic, diverse types ...

  • 17 Sep 2019
    Whistleblowing, anonymous hacktivism and academic piracy

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Bernardo Casallas examines the extent to which new practices of principled acts of illegal resistance that involve the use of digital technologies can fruitfully be interpreted as new forms of civil disobedience. The ...

  • 18 Sep 2019
    Negotiating Dutchness and racism in the struggle over Black Pete

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Heleen Schols investigates the controversy surrounding a Dutch holiday tradition involving the figure of Zwarte Piet ('Black Pete'). Typically, this figure is enacted using black face paint and black, curly wigs. ...

  • 18 Sep 2019
    Who attracts news? Algorithms, platforms, and unequal exposure to news and politics on social media

    16:00 - 17:30 | Lecture

    This is a lecture in the RPA Personalised Communication, which is being given by Kjerstin Thorson, an Associate Professor in the College of Communication Arts & Sciences at Michigan State University.

  • 18 Sep 2019
    Mosse Lecture by David Weissman

    17:30 - 18:30 | Lecture

    In this jubilee year, a second Mosse Lecture will be held by filmmaker David Weissman.David Weissman is an Emmy Award nominated filmmaker and long-time activist. He is best known for the acclaimed documentaries We ...

  • 20 Sep 2019
    Immigration absorption and anti-immigrant attitudes

    11:00 - 12:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    The extent to which and ways in which immigration is absorbed in host countries may be a crucial part of the puzzle of explaining anti-immigration sentiment. Joep Schaper studies two forms of immigration absorption - ...

  • 20 Sep 2019
    Imaginations of belonging on Sint Maarten

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Jordi Halfman studies the interaction between education and nationalism in playful imaginations of belonging among primary school pupils on Sint Maarten.

  • 20 Sep 2019
    Prof Martine van Selm, professor Communication science
    Perceptions of older employees

    16:00 - 17:00 | Inaugural lecture

    Older employees are increasingly expected to continue to play an active role in the labour market for longer. At the same time, perceptions of older employees are not overly positive: the stereotypical view is of ...

  • 25 Sep 2019
    Women loving women in China

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Yian Wang investigates a number of different, interconnected aspects of the daily lives of lesbian women in China and the subjectivity of 'women loving women' in China over the past decade.

  • 25 Sep 2019
    Ideology and finance in Putin's Russia

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Ewa Dabrowska examines how authoritarian regimes handle potential tension between their legitimating ideology and their economic policy, tracing the dynamics of resulting policy change. In her study she focuses on ...

  • 26 Sep 2019
    Shaping inequalities, Public Policies Supporting Household Services in France and Sweden

    15:00 - 17:00 | Event

    Several countries in Europe have introduced policies aimed at developing the domestic services sector, widely considered as an important source of jobs for the unskilled, by subsidizing consumers’ demand for ...

  • 3 Oct 2019
    Ir/relevance of race
    The Racial Uncanny

    15:30 - 17:00 | Event

    In this seminar series the relevance and irrelevance of race is being discussed as an object and concept of research in order to explore ways to talk about race without naturalizing differences.

  • 12 Oct 2019
    Students at Master's Day REC M
    UvA Bachelor's Day

    09:00 - 17:00 | Information event

    Come to the UvA Bachelor’s Day on Saturday, 12 October 2019 to learn more about the UvA and explore which Bachelor’s programme might suit you best.

  • Start 6 Nov 2019
    End 7 Nov 2019
    Stay, move-on, return: Dynamics of mobility aspirations in contexts of forced displacement

    12:30 - 18:00 | Conference

    Each panel includes three or four presentations from researchers and a presentation from a civil society perspective.

  • 9 Nov 2019
    Information fair Bachelor's Day
    UvA Master's Day

    09:00 - 17:30 | Information event

    Still unsure about which Master’s programme to take? Join us on 9 November for the UvA Master's Day and find out which programme suits you best.

  • 19 Nov 2019
    Perceiving and Interacting with Algorithms and Bots: Psychological Mechanisms that Predict User Experience of Human-AI Interaction (HAII)

    16:00 - 17:30 | Lecture

    This keynote lecture in the RPA Communication Lecture Series is being given by Professor S. Shyam Sundar, the James P. Jimirro Professor of Media Effects and founding director of the Media Effects Research Laboratory ...

  • 14 Mar 2020
    Students at Master's Day REC M
    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.