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  • 21 May 2019
    State responsibility for rebels

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Kathryn Greenman traces the emergence and contestation of the rules of state responsibility for rebels during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. She starts by investigating a series of mixed claims ...

  • 21 May 2019
    Sulfur oxidation pathways in thioalkalivibrio

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Tom Berben carries out a comparative analysis that increases our knowledge of the oxidation of reduced sulfur compounds by Thioalkalivibrio, a unique group of haloalkaliphilic chemolithoautotrophic ...

  • 21 May 2019
    Interaction between armies and ecosystems in the Meuse region

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Sander Govaerts investigates the interactions between armies and ecosystems in the Meuse Region between 1250 and 1850. He argues that armies' conscious and concerted protection and conservation of ecosystems long ...

  • 21 May 2019
    Short incisions and short stems in total hip arthroplasty

    16:00 - 17:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    J. van Oldenrijk will defend the doctoral thesis ‘Short Incisions and Short Stems in Total Hip Arthroplasty’.

  • 21 May 2019
    Why do we fear Artificial Intelligence
    Why do we fear Artificial Intelligence (and should we)?

    20:00 - 21:30 | Event

    Can we not stand the thought of non-humans being more intelligent than us? Or are we perhaps afraid that artificial superintelligence will do to us, what humans tend to do to the creatures we outsmart? In a ...

  • 22 May 2019
    Regulating cholesterol homeostasis

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    E.C.L. Cook will defend the doctoral thesis ‘Fine-tuning Protein Recycling to Control Cholesterol Homeostasis’.

  • 22 May 2019
    On 22 May the BetaBreak will dicuss the future of plastics.
    BètaBreak: The Future of our Plastic

    12:00 - 13:00 | Debate

    Will we still use plastics in the future? This month, the BètaBreak will tackle a hot topic: plastics and the problem of plastic waste.

  • 22 May 2019
    Treating endourological stones

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    J.D. Legemate will defend the doctoral thesis 'Endourological stone treatment: beyond the scope of guidelines’.

  • 22 May 2019
    DNA damage and repair in B cells

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    M. Bahjat promoveert op het proefschrift ‘The Delicate Balance between DNA Damage and Repair in B Cells’.

  • 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 ...

  • 22 May 2019
    The emotional mind. The affective roots of our thoughts and cultures
    The emotional mind. The affective roots of our thoughts and cultures

    20:00 - 21:30 | Event

    Tracing the leading role of emotions in the evolution of the mind, a philosopher and a psychologist pair up to reveal how thought and culture owe less to our faculty for reason than to our capacity to feel.

  • 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 ...

  • 23 May 2019
    Pathophysiology of cellulitis

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    D.R. Cranendonk promoveert op het proefschrift ‘On the Pathophysiology and Management of Cellulitis’.

  • 23 May 2019
    New insights into Geminiviruses

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Geminiviruses are a family of single-string DNA viruses that infect plants. Francesca Maio investigates the multiple functions of the Replicator Initiator Protein, which plays an important role in combating sources ...

  • 23 May 2019
    Idiosyncrasies in expressive music performance

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Carlos Vaquero Patricio investigates the production and perception of idiosyncratic expressiveness in music performance. In particular, he studies how performers' expressive use of tempo and loudness is constrained ...

  • 24 May 2019
    Expectations and bubbles in asset market experiments

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Myrna Hennequin presents laboratory experiments to examine various aspects of bubble formation in asset markets. Her experimental approach provides a controlled environment in which to study the interaction between ...

  • 24 May 2019
    Coding non-competition interests under Article 101 TFEU

    11:00 - 12:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    The role of non-competition interests in the enforcement of Article 101 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union. The vague wording of this provision suggests that there is room for consideration of ...

  • 24 May 2019
    Governing imbalances in the economic and monetary union

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    How can the euro area protect itself from future economic crisis? The framework governing the euro has been significantly expanded in recent years. Among the key innovations is the Macroeconomic Imbalance Procedure ...

  • 24 May 2019
    Applications of advanced vibrational spectroscopy techniques

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Benjamin Strudwick describes experimental and computational research using two distinct techniques: vibrational circular dichroism and transient absorption spectroscopy. The aim is to uncover transient molecular ...

  • 24 May 2019
    Prof Tuna Tasan-Kok
    Dynamic environments of urban governance

    16:00 - 17:00 | Inaugural lecture

    Urban governance requires flexible and strategic mechanisms that make it possible to combine spatial developments in cities within the dominant framework of the neo-liberal political economy. That is the central ...

  • 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
    Barry Eichengreen
    Athenaeum presents: The Populist Temptation, a masterclass by Barry Eichengreen

    13:00 - 14:30 | Event

    Populism is gaining traction almost as fast as talking about populism – but is ‘populism’ a useful concept for discussion, and how? In this masterclass renowned Berkeley economist and political scientist Barry ...

  • 27 May 2019
    Ir/relevance of race
    Citizenship and the Elusiveness of Race in Welfare Encounters in Amsterdam

    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. The series goes ...

  • 27 May 2019
    European Parliament
    European Elections 2019: outcomes, observations and opportunities

    17:00 - 18:30 | Event

    Between 23 and 26 May 2019 citizens across Europe can express their voices in the European Parliament elections. The stakes are high and we will likely see a lot of new developments following the elections. In this ...

  • 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 ...

  • 28 May 2019
    Refuge Beyond Reach: How Rich Democracies Repel Asylum Seekers

    12:00 - 13:30 | Event

    In this event Prof. Fitzgerald will discuss some of the central themes from his recently published book Refuge beyond Reach (OUP). Prof. FitzGerald traces how rich democracies have deliberately and systematically ...

  • 28 May 2019
    Ethnotypes in Latin American cinema

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Until recently, indigenous characters in films tended to be depicted mainly as superficial, relatively stable and mono-dimensional. To simplify matters, directors frequently opted for group scenes, giving the ...

  • 28 May 2019
    Towards a better understanding of epileptogenesis in epilepsy

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Epileptic seizures are the most important symptom of Temporal Lobe Epilepsy. Cato Drion studies the modulation of epilepsy and epileptogenesis by two substances with anti-epileptic properties: rapamycin and curcumin.

  • 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 ...