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  • 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” ...

  • 6 May 2019
    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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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
    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
    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
    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 ...

  • 22 May 2019
    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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 7 Jun 2019
    The Long March of Labour: Radical Change and the Social Reproduction of Migrant Labour

    16:00 - 17:00 | Lecture

    Honoring the legacy of Prof. W.F. Wertheim, the founding father of Asian studies at UvA, the annual Wertheim Lecture is organized by the Moving Matters programme group of the Amsterdam Institute for Social Science ...

  • 7 Jun 2019
    Persophilia: Persian Culture on the Global Scene

    17:00 - 18:30 | Event

    For many centuries, Persian culture has been shaped by regional and global influences, and in turn, it has shaped the global cultural scene. The acknowledgment of this historical and contemporary interaction calls ...