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  • Start 21 Feb 2019
    End 31 Mar 2019
    ARC-GS logo
    Call for 2019-2020 ARC-GS Visiting Scholars

    09:00 - 09:00 | Event

    ARC-GS offers non-stipendiary visiting scholarships to excellent scholars who are conducting research related to gender and/or sexuality in the social sciences, specifically anthropology, sociology, political science ...

  • Start 25 Mar 2019
    End 5 Apr 2019
    Taster Week

    09:00 - 17:30 | Information event

    Get to know our English-taught Bachelor's programmes by attending a sample lecture, seminar or practical training during the Taster Week from 25 March to 5 April.

  • 25 Mar 2019
    DNA Molecule
    Opsporing verzocht: ‘ras’ in DNA

    20:00 - 21:30 | Event

    Het is 25 jaar geleden dat de eerste DNA-wetgeving in Nederland werd ingevoerd. In de jaren erna werd in toenemende mate forensisch DNA ingezet als opsporingsmiddel.

  • 26 Mar 2019
    Effects of social position on working mothers

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Janna Besamusca investigates the impact of motherhood on labour-market outcomes for different aspects of paid work. She focuses specifically on the moderating effect of social position on these outcomes for mothers ...

  • 26 Mar 2019
    Photophysics of novel optoelectronic materials

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Tianyi Wang studies the photophysics of novel optoelectric materials under hydrostatic pressure.

  • 26 Mar 2019
    Janna Besamusca
    Working mothers around the world

    14:30 - 17:30 | Event

    This symposium is organised following the PhD Defense Ceremony of Janna Besamusca, 'Working Mothers around the World'.

  • 27 Mar 2019
    Healthcare strategies for sexually transmitted infections

    13:00 - 14:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    M.S. van Rooijen will defend the doctoral thesis ‘Strategies for Clinical and Public Health Management of Sexually Transmitted Infections’.

  • 27 Mar 2019
    The Uninhabitable Earth. A talk with David Wallace-Wells

    20:00 - 21:30 | Event

    David Wallace-Wells does not call himself a climate activist, nor even a lover of nature. He lived his life in the complacency that most inhabitants of the Western world share. Until he started collecting stories of ...

  • 28 Mar 2019
    Challenges in Lewis acid-base adduct formation

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    The theory of Lewis acid and bases is used to describe a wide range of chemical reactions. Evi Habraken investigates a number of challenges in this field, focusing on adduct formation and frustration of Lewis acids ...

  • 28 Mar 2019
    Maternal obesity and child development

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    M.D. Menting will defend the doctoral thesis ‘Maternal Obesity and Child Development’.

  • 28 Mar 2019
    John Miers Cartoon
    Mediatizing disability: depiction and discourse in popular culture

    17:00 - 18:30 | Event

    From artworks to news reports, novels to Netflix, and social media to medical journals, old and new media shape our perceptions of disability. Their representations influence how we interact with and, importantly, ...

  • 29 Mar 2019
    Epidemiology of chronic pancreatitis

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    U. Ahmed Ali will defend the thesis Advances in Epidemiology and Management of Chronic Pancreatitis’.

  • 29 Mar 2019
    Impact of acute hospitalisation on older persons

    11:00 - 12:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    R. van Seben will defend the doctoral thesis ‘The impact of Acute Hospitalization On Older Persons: Experiences, Outcomes and Improvements’.

  • 29 Mar 2019
    Challenges in platelet transfusion

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    M. Rijkers will defend the doctoral thesis ‘Challenges in Platelet Transfusion from Storage to Alloimmunization’.

  • 29 Mar 2019
    Boekenweek: Open Podium and University Library Bal
    Boekenweek: Open Podium and University Library Ball

    19:45 - 23:30 | Event

    On Friday, 29 March, the Faculty Book Week Committee of the Faculty of Humanities, VOX-POP and the University Library of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) will be organising an Open Podium and the University Library ...

  • 29 Mar 2019
    Brexit: an analysis of a political accident

    20:00 - 21:30 | Event

    Brexit has morphed into a political spectacle of immense proportions. This raises a number of obvious questions: what is acutely happening in the mother of all parliaments, why is the political elite incapable of ...

  • 1 Apr 2019
    After Brexit? Post-mortem and future prospects

    20:00 - 21:30 | Event

    On 29 March 2019 the United Kingdom is scheduled to leave the European Union. Yet less than a month from this deadline, the outcome and modalities of the UK’s departure are more uncertain than ever. No Deal, Theresa ...

  • 2 Apr 2019
    Structure design of upconverting nanoparticles

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    The unique properties of upconverting nanoparticles mean they have great potential for applications in the biomedical field. For these to be realised requires an increase upconversion efficiency, however. Jing Zuo ...

  • 3 Apr 2019
    Understanding cytoplasmic diffusion in signal transduction in eukaryotic cells

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Aleksandra Bury provides a unique tool to increase our understanding of the mechanism of cytoplasmic diffusion in signal transduction networks in eukaryotic cells.

  • 3 Apr 2019
    Refusing to be Jewish for the Nazis

    13:00 - 14:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    The central question of Petra van den Boomgaard's research is how it was possible for some Jews to escape deportation by evading racial regulations in the occupied Netherlands, especially given the context of the ...

  • 3 Apr 2019
    Assessment of citizenship competences

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Remmert Daas investigates different ways in which citizenship competences can be assessed.

  • 3 Apr 2019
    The future of scientific education: adapt or die?

    20:00 - 21:30 | Event

    As one of the oldest universities in the Netherlands the UvA reached the age of 387. It is a strange idea that we may have entered the last decade of academic education, and yet, many believe we’ve reached the end of ...

  • 4 Apr 2019
    The contemporary food movement: media, politics and pleasure

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Antonia Mazel explores how the contemporary food movement uses food as a vehicle for social and cultural change, combining political concerns and pleasure in a form of political hedonism.

  • 4 Apr 2019
    ‘Alarums and Excursions’. European Union’s crisis politics

    17:00 - 18:30 | Event

    Crisis after crisis has beset the European Union. Without a script or prompt it has found itself flung onto the global stage with problems of identity, sovereignty and solidarity. This event analyses this newly ...

  • Start 5 Apr 2019
    End 7 Apr 2019
    AUC Model United Nations Conference 2019


    Amsterdam University College will be the host venue for delegates from all over the world when the Amsterdam University College Model United Nations (AUCMUN) Conference takes place from 5-7 April 2019. Organised by ...

  • 9 Apr 2019
    Breakfast workshop
    Breakfast Workshop: Media

    08:30 - 10:30 | Workshop

    Een praktische introductie in de wereld van de massamedia.

  • 10 Apr 2019
    Cover The Cambridge Grammar of Classical Greek
    Voices: Reflections on The Cambridge Grammar of Classical Greek

    17:00 - 18:30 | Event

    The Cambridge Grammar of Classical Greek is the first comprehensive reference grammar of the language of classical Greece to appear in a century. It benefits from the major advances that have been made in areas like ...

  • 11 Apr 2019
    Kristian Karlson. Photo: University of Copenhagen
    AMCIS Seminar Kristian Karlsson: Black-White Trends in Intergenerational Educational Mobility

    15:30 - 16:45 | Lecture

    In this AMCIS Seminar, Karlson will examine black-white differences in intergenerational educational mobility for cohorts born in the U.S. 1915-1984.

  • 12 Apr 2019
    Claire Durand
    AMCIS Seminar Claire Durand: Institutional Trust Outside the Western World 1995-2017

    15:30 - 16:45 | Lecture

    Comparative research using data from the International Survey programs has often focused on Western Europe and North America where it is rather easy to find similar measures of the concepts of interest.

  • 15 Apr 2019
    James P. Crutchfield
    Lecture by James P. Crutchfield: Demonology-The Curious Role of Intelligence in Physics & Biology

    16:00 - 18:00 | Event

    Professor James P. Crutchfield is Director of the Complexity Sciences Center and Professor of Physics at the University of California at Davis.

  • 18 Apr 2019
    Breakfast workshop
    Breakfast workshop: How to create a successful collaboration

    08:30 - 10:30 | Workshop

    You have interesting research results or a great new idea, and you hope they can benefit society. To bring them to societal use, often a company has to take interest. In this workshop you will get an overview of what ...

  • 18 Apr 2019
    Professor Constantine Sedikides (University of Southampton)
    To Be Truthful or to Be Wonderful? The Rocky Road to Self-Knowledge

    10:00 - 11:30 | Lecture

    Professor Constantine Sedikides (University of Southampton) will describe a programme of research that examines whether the self-assessment versus self-enhancement/self-protection motive constitutes the most potent ...

  • 25 Apr 2019
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    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 ...

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


    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

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


    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. ...

  • 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
    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 ...

  • 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 ...