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Results: 41 - 60 of 390
Results: 41 - 60 of 390
  • Whos in Town, Rwanda, Jean Pierre Karabaranga
    Rwanda 25 years later
    15 May 2019 15:00 - 16:30 Lecture
    Exactly 25 years ago, the world witnessed the tragedy of the Rwandan genocide where 800,000 people were killed in the span of only 3 months. 50 years after the establishment of the United Nations, which vowed “to ...
  • Whos in Town Giselinde Kuiper
    The rise and decline of national habitus: Dutch cycling
    14 May 2019 18:00 - 19:30 Lecture
    This lecture takes Dutch cycling culture as a paradigmatic example of non-state-led national similarity.
  • Margriet van der Heijden, Whos in Town
    Tatiana Afanassjewa (1876-1964): no talent for subservience
    7 May 2019 12:30 - 14:00 Lecture
    The name Paul Ehrenfest will sound familiar to many Dutch physicists. But who was Tatiana Ehrenfest-Afanassjewa?
  • What does academia mean to you?
    3 May 2019 12:30 - 14:00 Lecture
    Try to visualise a scientist or professor. It could very well be that you immediately visualised a white, middle-aged man. According to Ingeborg van der Ven this can, and has to, change. During her lecture, she will ...
  • Whos in Town, Nadica Denic
    A Hybrid Self: Seeing and Playing Oneself in Documentary Film
    30 Apr 2019 18:30 - 20:00 Lecture
    This talk explores the processes of seeing oneself in a film and enacting oneself for one, which I refer to as filmic self-perception and self-enactment. In the former, one is confronted with their own bodily ...
  • Maria Aloni
    AUC Logic Lectures: Maria Aloni
    15 Apr 2019 18:00 - 19:00 Lecture
    Formal semantics investigates natural language meanings using tools from formal logic.
  • Student Experience Day
    AUC Student Experience Day: April 2019
    10 Apr 2019 14:00 - 17:00 Information event
    Curious about a day in the life of an AUC student? Student experience days are meant to give prospective students the opportunity to get a sense for what it feels like to be a student at AUC, both in and out of the ...
  • AUCMUN
    AUC Model United Nations Conference 2019
    5 Apr 2019 - 7 Apr 2019 Conference
    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 ...
  • TEDxAUCollege: Upside Down
    23 Mar 2019 12:30 - 18:00 Event
    TEDxAUCollege will host their 2019 conference on Saturday, 23 March with the theme of "Upside Down."
  • AUC Logic Lectures: Rens Bod
    11 Mar 2019 18:00 - 19:00 Lecture
    The central theme of my lecture is the way in which scholars throughout the ages have sought to identify reasoning patterns in disciplines like philology, art theory, musicology, linguistics, literary theory and ...
  • Whos in Town: Cristina Calabro
    Cristina Calabró: The role of the European Commission in shaping EU migration policy
    11 Mar 2019 12:30 - 14:00 Lecture
    Among the most pressing contemporary issues facing the EU is that of managing migration in an increasingly complex world and tackling security threats, which are more and more transnational.
  • UvA Bachelordag
    AUC at UvA Bachelor's Day
    9 Mar 2019 09:30 - 17:00 Event
    Choosing a Bachelor's programme? Come and visit Amsterdam University College during the UvA Bachelor's Day for detailed information about our Liberal Arts and Sciences programme and general information about studying ...
  • Robert Steemers Whos in Town Ensuring Healthcare
    Ensuring quality healthcare for the future
    7 Mar 2019 18:00 - 20:00 Lecture
    In recent public policy history, few topics have been as politically pressing and divisive as the topic of how governments choose to ensure their citizen’s health.
  • Nicolina Montesanto AUC
    The potential of participatory action research for migration and youth
    7 Mar 2019 15:00 - 16:30 Lecture
    Dr. Nicolina Montesano Montessori, an Associate Professor at the Hogeschool Utrecht University of Applied Sciences, Research Center for Learning and Innovation, will be presenting a particular model of participatory ...
  • VU Open Day
    AUC at VU Amsterdam Bachelor's Day
    9 Feb 2019 08:45 - 16:45 Information event
    Choosing a Bachelor's programme? Learn more about Amsterdam University College during the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam Bachelor's Day for detailed information about our Liberal Arts and Sciences programme and general ...
  • Ana Cristina Mendes, Whos in Town
    The last woman standing
    7 Feb 2019 18:30 - 20:00 Lecture
    The protagonist of Kleber Mendonça Filho’s film 'Aquarius' (2016), a respected music journalist and author, is thrown into a condition of sudden and acute precarity when pressured to evacuate her long-time home as a ...
  • Alex Bakker Whos in Town
    Transgender in the Netherlands. An extraordinary history (1950s – present)
    7 Feb 2019 18:30 - 20:00 Lecture
    While in the fifties and sixties transgender people still had to be grateful if a psychiatrist did not institutionalise them or administer electroshock treatment, nowadays transgender people are often seen as ...
  • Walking Atomic Vegas: Ritual, Memorial and Toxic Landscapes
    5 Feb 2019 18:00 - 19:00 Lecture
    As part of a larger conversation around memorial design, this presentation proposes the use of ritualised walking to mark and remember invisible threats and the “slow violence” of contaminated landscapes undergoing ...
  • LGBTQ History February 2019, Amsterdam university college
    LGBTQ+ History Month at AUC
    1 Feb 2019 - 28 Feb 2019 Event
    Celebrating the lives of all within our diverse community, this February AUC will host a series of events in honour of LGBTQ+ History Month. With the recent controversy surrounding the Nashville statement throughout ...
  • Panel Discussion: How can institutions effectively respond to racism?
    How can institutions effectively respond to racism?
    28 Jan 2019 18:00 - 20:00 Lecture
    As universities and other institutions are trying to creating respectful, inclusive and diverse environments, they should have clear methods on how to acknowledge racism and effectively respond to racist behaviour. ...