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Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

Results: 1 - 11 of 11
Results: 1 - 11 of 11
  • Why do some armed groups respect the rules of war, while others don’t? Why do some armed groups demobilize child soldiers, but others don’t?
    14 May 2021 15:30 - 16:30 Event
    William Plowright’s book ‘Armed Groups and International Legitimacy: Child Soldiers in Intra-State Conflict’ looks at the use of child soldiers by armed groups, and asks under what conditions they can be convinced to ...
  • Research in Times of Covid-19: Online Research Tools
    17 May 2021 11:30 - 13:00 Event
    In this session, Marco Teunisse and Jasper Wijnen will discuss challenges and possibilities of online research tools.
  • Interdisciplinary consortium research
    17 May 2021 15:00 - 16:30 Event
    On May 17, the AISSR organizes a meeting on the opportunities that the new EU framework for research and Innovation, “Horizon Europe” (HEU, 2021-2027), is offering. With Joris de Vries, Martina Chýlková, Robert ...
  • Virtual Inequality Brownbag (VIB) | Session 10
    17 May 2021 15:30 - 17:00 Event
    The VIB is co-organized by the Amsterdam Centre for Inequality Studies (AMCIS) and brings together researchers from six international inequality research centres. It creates a space for PhD students and postdocs to ...
  • My Boss is an Algorithm
    17 May 2021 16:00 - 17:00 Event
    The so-called ‘gig economy’ is transforming our everyday life. For a fairly cheap price, it allows customers to enjoy a variety of services with incredible convenience – such as eating their favourite restaurant’s ...
  • ChemicalYouth roundtable discussion
    19 May 2021 19:00 - 21:30 Event
    This open access book explores how young people engage with chemical substances in their everyday lives. Chemical Youth takes as its point of departure the idea that chemical efficacies are not fixed but fluid ...
  • UvA Hour of Education
    25 May 2021 14:30 - 15:30 Event
    The UvA Hour of Education is an hour of appreciation and attention for education, for the successes and setbacks of the past year. Didactic and technological skills are challenged and we learn about what flexibility ...
  • New Media, New Politics: Social Media in the Arab Middle-East
    25 May 2021 15:00 - 17:00 Event
    The roundtable aims at fostering a conversation between scholars on the everyday practices of social media in the Arab world and how this enables new forms of governance, subjectivities, and politics. We aim to ...
  • Lecture: Exploring trajectories of comorbid depression and physical health
    26 May 2021 16:00 - 17:00 Event
    The Centre for Urban Mental Health is organising a series of online lectures to highlight expertise and current thinking on complexity science and urban mental health.
  • Max Welling, Beate Rössler and Raquel Fernández on 'Getting it right': AI and academia
    27 May 2021 14:00 - 15:00 Event
    What do we need to do to ensure that AI research and education evolve along ethical standards? How do we make trade-offs between technological innovation and 'getting it right' and where do tensions lie? Beate ...
  • Pragmatic Inquiry: How to research particular problems?
    31 May 2021 14:00 - 15:30 Event
    The new book ‘Pragmatic Inquiry’ examines a range of critical concepts that are central to a shift in the social sciences toward "pragmatic inquiry," reflecting a twenty-first century concern with particular problems ...