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  • 23 Apr 2019
    Molecular basis of clean energy

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Developing and using energy vectors could provide solutions in the search for sustainable ways of generating, distributing and storing energy. One example is the use of methanol as a hydrogen-carrier, which makes it ...

  • 23 Apr 2019
    Visual imagery and health communication: Current issues and ideas for integrating innovative methodological approaches to improve theory and practice

    16:00 - 17:00 | Lecture

    This is a lecture in the RPA Communication Lecture Series, which is being given by Dr. Andy King (Iowa State University) as the closing keynote of the Symposium ‘Gezondheid in Beeld: De rol van visuele communicatie” ...

  • 25 Apr 2019
    Pathogenesis of multiple myeloma

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    On 25 April H. van Andel will defend the doctoral thesis ‘Wnt Signaling in the Pathogenesis of Multiple Myeloma’.

  • 25 Apr 2019
    Cerebral haemodynamics during anaesthesia

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    On 25 April N.H. Sperna Weiland will defend the doctoral thesis ‘Cerebral Haemodynamics During Anaesthesia’.

  • 25 Apr 2019
    Tailored information for older patients

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Minh Hao Nguyen investigates how online healthcare information for older cancer patients can be optimised by tailoring the way it is presented to individual preferences. This is known as 'mode tailoring' and refers ...

  • 25 Apr 2019
    Heike Klüver. Photo: http://www.heike-kluever.com/
    AMCIS Seminar Heike Klüver: Payoff Allocation in Coalition Governments

    15:30 - 16:45 | Lecture

    How are payoffs distributed in multiparty governments? In most parliamentary democracies, political parties have to form multiparty cabinets in order to gain access to office. Coalition parties thus have to come to ...

  • 26 Apr 2019
    Novel concepts for fibrosing cholangiopathies

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    S.D. Hohenester will defend the doctoral thesis ‘Fibrosing Cholangiopathies: Novel Pathophysiological Concepts’.

  • 26 Apr 2019
    Burning effigies as political protest

    10:45 - 11:45 | PhD defence ceremony

    Florian Göttke investigates a specific theatrical form of political protest: the hanging and burning of effigies. He collects images and reports distributed via news media and subjects these to a close reading. He ...

  • 26 Apr 2019
    The quest for a steady-state Bose-Einstein condensate

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Chun-Chia Chen describes an experimental setup for expanding the Sr “laser cooling to Bose-Einstein condensate (BEC)” experiment into a steady-state system. The apparatus was designed to explore the possibility of ...

  • Start 26 Apr 2019
    End 24 Apr 2019
    Improving patient outcomes for pancreatic surgery

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    On 26 April S. Klompmaker will defend the doctoral thesis ‘Expanding Eligibility and Improving Patient Outcomes for Pancreatic Surgery’.

  • 3 May 2019
    Schools' contribution to societal participation of young adults

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    To promote civic engagement schools are expected to motivate their students to participate in society, to lead independent lives and take responsibility and to contribute to the communities in which they live. Frank ...

  • 3 May 2019
    Fostering adolescents' insight into themselves and others through reading

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Marloes Schrijvers investigates which instructional approach to literature teaching in Dutch upper secondary education would be appropriate for fostering students’ insight into human nature, including their insight ...

  • 6 May 2019
    ARTES
    Punitive Democratization. Protecting democracy through sanctions in Europe and the global South

    20:00 - 21:30 | Event

    We are currently at a critical juncture. While illiberal political movements and autocratic leadership are on the rise, liberal democracy is under threat in all regions of the world. Regional organizations such as ...

  • 7 May 2019
    most wanted book cover
    Most wanted. The popular culture of illegality in music, games, and on screen

    20:00 - 21:30 | Event

    Few would voluntary seek out the world of organised crime, drug cartels and the large-scale violence they engender. Yet, we watch series, play games and listen to music that glorify and normalise their growing ...

  • Start 9 May 2019
    End 10 May 2019
    Ivan Moskalev
    Gentrification Throughout the Ages

    Workshop

    This workshop, jointly organised by Amsterdam Centre for Urban History and Centre for Urban Studies, aims to develop long-term perspective on urban displacement, social transformation and resistance.

  • 9 May 2019
    Breakfast workshop
    Breakfast workshop: How to fund your idea

    08:30 - 10:30 | Workshop

    From valorisation grants to collaborating with companies

  • 9 May 2019
    Nicoletta Balbo. Photo: Bocconi University Milano
    AMCIS Seminar Nicoletta Balbo: Fertility Drain or Fertility Gain?

    15:30 - 16:45 | Lecture

    This AMCIS seminar aims at uncovering whether the sharp increase in out-migration from Italy during the years of the Great Recession (2009-2014) had any impact on Italian fertility.

  • 9 May 2019
    Franz Schrepf
    UvA Alumni Chapter London event

    18:30 - 22:00 | Event

    Join the UvA Alumni Chapter event in London with a talk by UvA alumnus, entrepreneur and TEDx speaker Franz Schrepf, who will share his experience on what it takes to create a personal brand that makes you stand out ...

  • 9 May 2019
    time machine
    Virtual travels through space and time: the Time Machine project

    20:00 - 21:30 | Event

    Time machines have been the stuff of stories and speculations for centuries. Today, advancements in computation allow us to construct such machines as complex information systems that process cultural heritage as big ...

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

    Event

    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. ...

  • 14 May 2019
    Great Thinkers
    Annette Freyberg-Inan introduces the work of Albert Hirschman

    15:00 - 16:30 | Lecture

    Annette Freyberg-Inan introduces Hirschman, whose insights can be applied to many empirical contexts and issues. We will meet the man and his three most important books and explore how his brilliant “cutting through ...

  • 14 May 2019
    The Playful Citizen
    The Playful Citizen. Civic Engagement in a Mediatized Culture

    17:00 - 18:30 | Event

    How can digital games encourage and develop civic engagement? How can players be turned into ecological citizens? And how might games revise oppressive social structures? In a playful evening, visitors are treated to ...

  • 14 May 2019
    The Empty Room cover and back
    The Empty Room (A Novel): Reading and conversation with Sadia Abbas

    20:00 - 21:30 | Event

    In this event, Sadia Abbas, scholar, critic and novelist, will read from, and discuss, her debut novel. The event will be moderated by Maria Boletsi.

  • 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 ...

  • 16 May 2019
    Twitter, social media aangeleverd door Odycceus
    Debating #brexit. Understanding ideological shifts and conflicts on social media

    14:00 - 16:00 | Event

    Growing numbers of people form and express their opinions on social media platforms. How should we study these debates? How can we detect meaningful patterns in massive amounts of data? This evening features two ...

  • 16 May 2019
    News and Democratic Citizens in the Mobile Era

    15:30 - 17:30 | Lecture

    This is a lecture in the RPA Communication Lecture Series, which is being given by Dr. Kathleen Searles, Assistant Professor of Political Communication, holding a joint appointment in the Manship School of Mass ...

  • 16 May 2019
    Gdańsk Museum of the Second World War
    Divided memories in a united Europe. The case of the Gdańsk Museum of the Second World War

    17:00 - 18:30 | Event

    In post-communist Central and Eastern Europe, various museums have become subject of severe memory battles. The impressive Gdańsk Museum of the Second World War has occupied centre stage in these debates. At this ...

  • 16 May 2019
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    Gelijke kansen in de stad

    20:00 - 22:00 | Event

    De presentatie van 'Gelijke kansen in de stad', essaybundel onder redactie van Herman van de Werfhorst en Erna van Hest.

  • 16 May 2019
    Affective Politics in Contemporary Media. Double book launch with Eliza Steinbock, Toni Pape and Sudeep Dasgupta
    Affective Politics in Contemporary Media. Double book launch with Eliza Steinbock, Toni Pape and Sudeep Dasgupta

    20:00 - 21:30 | Event

    In contemporary media culture, public discourses run to a considerable degree on feelings. Such feelings, called “affects,” can be mobilised in a variety of ways. This event will focus on the political dimension of ...

  • 17 May 2019
    Tips for Using Eye Tracking Technology in Communication Research

    10:00 - 12:00 | Workshop

    This RPA Communication workshop is being given by Dr. Kathleen Searles, Assistant Professor of Political Communication, holding a joint appointment in the Manship School of Mass Communication and the Department of ...

  • 17 May 2019
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    Unsustainable, unhealthy, or disgusting? Motivations to decrease meat consumption

    17:00 - 18:00 | Event

    Meat is a key ingredient in the main meal for many cultures around the world. However, societal-level problems such as global warming and public health raise questions regarding the consequences of current meat ...

  • 18 May 2019
    Animation of people diverse
    'Health, Behaviour and Society' - FMG conference 2019

    10:00 - 17:00 | Conference

    Health related topics are at the core of scientific, political and public debates: like the impact of modern welfare diseases, the effectiveness of care systems and interventions, socio-economic factors that ...

  • 22 May 2019
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    Decolonization and the Political Use of History

    16:00 - 17:30 | Event

    The Annual NIAS Lecture 2019 highlights the relevance of history in today's world. Building upon the comparative research project of the NIAS Theme Group 'Comparing the Wars of Decolonization', this year's public ...

  • 23 May 2019
    Breakfast workshop
    Breakfast workshop: Social Media

    08:30 - 10:30 | Workshop

    Wat is je online niche en hoe claim je dit? Hoe creëer je zinvolle interacties met je publiek? Hoe zet je social media in voor innovatieve wetenschapscommunicatie? Deze praktische workshop helpt gebruikers van ...

  • 24 May 2019
    St. Petersburg event
    UvA Alumni Chapter St. Petersburg event

    18:30 - 21:30 | Event

    Join UvA Alumni Chapter St. Petersburg for a special and fun sportive event with a lot of physical and mental team building exercises involving trust, support and interaction inside groups.

  • 24 May 2019
    Berlin Wall
    Sizing up the Cold War: Legacies in 2019

    20:00 - 21:30 | Event

    The Cold War ended thirty years ago, but it is possible to see many continuities into our own time. To what extent does the Cold War, and its immediate aftermath, continue to shape the world of 2019?

  • 27 May 2019
    Ingang langs tuinzijde met gerestaureerde koepel Koninklijk Museum voor Midden Afrika te Tervuren
    Decolonizing the Africa Museum in Tervuren - Turns of the Decolonizing Debate

    20:00 - 21:30 | Event

    How to decolonize a colonial museum? The reopening of the Africamuseum in Tervuren (Brussels) – founded by Leopold II - became the object of fierce debate. Anthropologist Bambi Ceuppens, the commissioner of the ...

  • 29 May 2019
    PhD Workshop

    Event

    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 ...

  • Start 3 Jun 2019
    End 4 Jun 2019
    Political animals: an interdisciplinary workshop

    10:30 - 17:00 | Event

    This workshop aims to bring together researchers across the disciplinary boundaries of history, cultural studies, geography, anthropology and sociology to study the political role of animals, and specifically their ...