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Results: 1 - 12 of 12
Results: 1 - 12 of 12
  • 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
    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 ...

  • 29 May 2019
    cover How to do things with affect
    How to do Things with Affect?

    15:00 - 17:00 | Event

    The ‘affective turn’ is gaining increasing prominence in academia; from its origins within cultural analysis in the last century, to countless publications and debates in fields from psychology to politics. The ...

  • 3 Jun 2019
    Wagenigen Electron Microscopy Center
    Self-experimentation as artistic form

    17:00 - 18:30 | Event

    How do artists use their own bodies in the pursuit of a creative and intellectual inquiry? Borrowing the term “self-experimentation” – a long-standing tradition of scientists testing hypotheses, remedies, and ...

  • 4 Jun 2019
    Political animals

    20:00 - 21:30 | Event

    Can animals be political? This public event takes a ‘more-than-human’ approach to politics and conflict, exploring animals’ role in mediating (interhuman) conflicts, solidarities and inequalities.

  • 6 Jun 2019
    rode pijl ten midden van witte pijlen
    The ethics, poetics and politics of contrarian speech: The writing of Erri De Luca

    20:00 - 21:30 | Event

    “People who go along with prevailing opinions […] take the yeast and salt out of the dough”, dixit Neapolitan author Erri De Luca. In this event, Jim Hicks will discuss De Luca’s writing with respect to contrarian ...

  • 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 ...

  • 11 Jun 2019
    Constructionism and Positivism: From Conflict to Co-Creation

    17:00 - 18:30 | Event

    Psychologist Ken Gergen will speak about Constructivism and how this school of inquiry may relate to Positivism. This lecture will be followed by a 10-minute response of a discussant, Q&A with the audience, and some ...

  • 12 Jun 2019
    Amsterdam Science Now: empathic brains, debunking jet theories & stockbroker fungi

    20:00 - 21:30 | Event

    Are you interested in science and wondering what makes scientist in Amsterdam tick? Amsterdam Science Now gives the stage to three contributors to the ninth issue of Amsterdam Science Magazine.

  • 13 Jun 2019
    Cover After the Caliphate
    After the Caliphate: The Islamic State and the Future Terrorist Diaspora

    17:00 - 18:30 | Event

    In 2014, the declaration of the Islamic State caliphate was hailed as a major victory by the global jihadist movement. But it was short-lived. Three years on, the caliphate was destroyed, leaving its surviving ...

  • 20 Jun 2019
    Explainable AI. Should companies justify algorithmic decisions?

    20:00 - 21:30 | Event

    Whether it’s a traffic fine, a court judgement or the price of your airline booking: increasingly, we leave decisions to algorithms. In the future, companies and institutions may not be able to explain what happens ...