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Results: 1 - 9 of 9
Results: 1 - 9 of 9
  • 27 Feb 2020
    Brands involved in socio-political issues: What does brand activism involve and is it seeking positive social change?

    16:00 - 17:30 | Lecture

    This ASCoR Talk is being given by Dr. Joya Kemper. Dr. Joya Kemper is a lecturer in Marketing at the University of Auckland Business School in New Zealand. She is passionate about social and environmental issues in ...

  • 28 Feb 2020
    Sustainable solutions: Plastics

    17:00 - 18:30 | Event

    In times of climate change and ecological crisis we often think and speak about problems. Meanwhile, scientists are working on solutions for a more sustainable future. In a new series of events we shed light on their ...

  • 5 Mar 2020
    Martyrdom: Canonisation, Contestation and Afterlives

    20:00 - 21:30 | Event

    The phenomenon of martyrdom is more than 2000 years old but, as contemporary events show, still very much alive. During the launch of ‘Martyrdom’ we examine the canonization, contestation and afterlives of martyrdom ...

  • 12 Mar 2020
    Skin and fuel. Two episodes in the history of fossilized whiteness

    17:00 - 18:30 | Event

    What links between whiteness and fossil fuels does history display? Renowned environmental scholar Andreas Malm suggests that the ongoing surge of an anti-climate, pro-fossil-fuel far right is bringing deep ...

  • 12 Mar 2020
    EU, Israel and Turkey relations in the age of right-wing populism

    20:00 - 21:30 | Event

    In and outside the European Union right-wing populist movements share commonalities, differences and connections. This evening, Ayhan Kaya and Sharon Pardo shed light on these movements and discuss their impact on EU ...

  • 17 Mar 2020
    FameLab 2020. Science communication competition

    18:00 - 21:30 | Event

    During FameLab 2020 young international scientists compete in science communication. This evening the 16 selected contestants take the stage to pitch their research. A professional jury of scientists and science ...

  • 18 Mar 2020
    BètaBreak: Extraterrestrial life: Is anybody out there?

    12:00 - 13:00 | Debate

    With next-generation telescopes, tiny space probes, and more, we continue our search for life beyond our solar system to answer the intriguing question: is there life out there? Here at the UvA's Faculty of Science ...

  • 23 Mar 2020
    I Shall not Hate
    I Shall Not Hate. The politics of trauma, revenge and hope

    20:00 - 21:30 | Event

    After having lost his wife in Gaza, and three daughters and a niece by a rocket fired right into their bedroom, Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish, a Palestinian fertility expert, told himself: I shall not hate. This evening the ...

  • 16 Apr 2020
    The eye of the storm. Museums in a fractious political climate

    17:00 - 18:30 | Event

    Museums are at the centre of major contemporary public storms. Activists are occupying galleries and demanding that museums detox. Exhibitions are tackling contentious topics and highlighting museums’ own ...