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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 ...

  • 13 Nov 2019
    Perspectives on loss of control in substance use and misuse

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    A main characteristic associated with problematic substance use is impulsivity. Yang Liu investigates the relationship between poly-substance use and inhibition by carrying out a mega-analysis. She then focuses in on ...

  • 14 Nov 2019
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    AISSR Harvest Day 2019: Celebrating new research results

    11:30 - 16:00 | 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 ...

  • 14 Nov 2019
    Samuel Friedman
    AMCIS Seminar Samuel Friedman: The Class Ceiling

    15:30 - 16:45 | Lecture

    The hidden barriers, or ‘glass ceilings’, preventing women and minority ethnic groups from getting to the top are well documented. Yet questions of social class - and specifically class origin – have been largely ...

  • 18 Nov 2019
    How Should Bots Talk to Humans about Health? Importance of Interactivity and Modality

    12:15 - 13:15 | Lecture

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

  • 18 Nov 2019
    Social Science Research
    Social Science in an Era of Transparency

    15:00 - 16:30 | Event

    As social scientists, we live in a time when the rigour of our research is under scrutiny – by colleagues seeking to improve its quality, by media interested in academic scandal, by publishers, and by funders. 

  • 18 Nov 2019
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    The Politics of White Identity

    15:30 - 17:00 | Event

    During an interview in Holland in the early 1970s, the essayist and novelist James Baldwin said, “As long as you think you’re white, there’s no hope for you.” It became one of his most famous lines, and many ...

  • 19 Nov 2019
    Gay dating apps in China

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Shuaishuai Wang examines booming gay-dating-app-based economies and diverse dating-app-mediated practices in China.

  • 19 Nov 2019
    Impact of classroom climate on secondary learning

    11:00 - 12:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Marjorie Beld studies class climate in secondary special education. She develops instruments for measuring classroom climate in schools for special education and residential special education in the Netherlands.

  • 19 Nov 2019
    Academic publishing workshop

    13:00 - 17:00 | Event

    The workshop is aimed at PhD candidates across the AISSR, who already have a draft article and are considering publication; or who have already sent an article for publication and want advise on how to respond to ...

  • 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 ...

  • 19 Nov 2019
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    Egypt - Stability or Fragility?

    17:00 - 19:00 | Event

    From Mubarak to Sisi the emphasis on stability has served as a point of legitimation for the Egyptian state, both domestically and internationally. Moreover, European and international politicians and policymakers ...

  • 20 Nov 2019
    Neuroplasticity of attention

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Leon Reteig studies the neuroplasticity of attentional processes, studying how susceptible attention is to change, and what processes in the brain give rise to changes in attention.

  • 22 Nov 2019
    Feedback between active galactic nuclei and host galaxies

    11:00 - 12:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Martijn de Vries studies accreting supermassive black holes, known as active galactic nuclei, the properties of the galaxies in which they reside and the feedback mechanisms that connect them to their host environments.

  • 28 Nov 2019
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    AMCIS Seminar Clemens Kroneberg: Social networks and ethnic boundary making in the school context

    15:30 - 16:45 | Lecture

    This AMCIS seminar will present new findings from the ERC-funded project SOCIALBOND that examines how the school context affects the structure of peer relations and identities in adolescence.

  • 29 Nov 2019
    Strengthening Women's Food Entrepreneurship in City Slums in Kenya and Burkina Faso

    09:30 - 13:00 | Event

    You are cordially invited to participate in the final seminar of the inter- and transdisciplinary research programme on 'Strengthening Women's Food Entrepreneurship in City Slums in Kenya and Burkina Faso'.

  • 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.