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Results: 1 - 14 of 14
  • 20 Mar 2019
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    The Bonn Physics Show: alternative ways of communicating physics

    17:00 - 18:30 | Event

    The Bonn Physics Show is coming to Amsterdam. This highly successful theater show about physics for children and adults was founded by Herbert Dreiner (Bonn University). In this pre-event he talks about the lessons ...

  • 21 Mar 2019
    Visualizing the street
    Visualising the street. New ways of seeing and documenting the city

    20:00 - 21:30 | Event

    The advancement of digital technologies has given rise to the production and dissemination of many new forms of imagery of streets and urban realities. This in turn creates different spaces and encounters, new ways ...

  • 22 Mar 2019
    Mussolini
    A century of fascism?

    16:00 - 18:00 | Event

    In 1932 Mussolini predicted the 20th century would be ‘un secolo fascista’, a ‘fascist century’. However, the Axis Powers were defeated in 1945 and attempts to revive his movement have failed. March 2019 marks the ...

  • 27 Mar 2019
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    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
    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
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    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
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    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 ...

  • 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
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    ‘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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...