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Previous Who's in Town lectures

Results: 1 - 20 of 286
Results: 1 - 20 of 286
  • 6 Apr 2020
    [CANCELLED] Emotion management in the civilizing (and compartmentalizing) process

    18:00 - 20:00 | Lecture

    In following the policy of the University of Amsterdam (UvA), this event has been cancelled due to recent measures being implemented to prevent the further spreading of the new Coronavirus (COVID-19).

  • 2 Apr 2020
    [CANCELLED] Who becomes a 'bystander'?

    18:00 - 21:00 | Lecture

    In following the policy of the University of Amsterdam (UvA), this event has been cancelled due to recent measures being implemented to prevent the further spreading of the new Coronavirus (COVID-19).

  • 31 Mar 2020
    [CANCELLED] Decolonizing sexuality, disrupting epistemologies, shattering the subject

    18:00 - 20:00 | Lecture

    In following the policy of the University of Amsterdam (UvA), this event has been cancelled due to recent measures being implemented to prevent the further spreading of the new Coronavirus (COVID-19).

  • 24 Mar 2020
    [CANCELLED] Who becomes a 'victim' and how?

    18:00 - 21:00 | Lecture

    In following the policy of the University of Amsterdam (UvA), this event has been cancelled due to recent measures being implemented to prevent the further spreading of the new Coronavirus (COVID-19).

  • 19 Mar 2020
    [CANCELLED] Who is ‘the perpetrator’?

    18:00 - 21:00 | Lecture

    In following the policy of the University of Amsterdam (UvA), this event has been cancelled due to recent measures being implemented to prevent the further spreading of the new Coronavirus (COVID-19).

  • 17 Mar 2020
    [CANCELLED] The Return of the Native: Dutch nativism and the emotional turn in politics and social science

    18:00 - 20:00 | Lecture

    In following the policy of the University of Amsterdam (UvA), this event has been cancelled due to recent measures being implemented to prevent the further spreading of the new Coronavirus (COVID-19).

  • 16 Mar 2020
    [CANCELLED] AUC Logic Lectures: Ulle Endriss on Judgment Aggregation

    18:00 - 19:00 | Lecture

    In following the policy of the University of Amsterdam (UvA), this event has been cancelled due to recent measures being implemented to prevent the further spreading of the new Coronavirus (COVID-19).

  • 12 Mar 2020
    Social groups in conflict

    18:00 - 21:00 | Lecture

    In this introductory first lecture of the "Making sense of mass violence" seminar series on social groups in conflict, the following questions will be addressed: how do social conflicts become violent? How does ...

  • 28 Feb 2020
    The role of emotions in intergroup relations

    12:30 - 14:00 | Lecture

    Emotions are not just individual states of minds, but essentially take form in social relations. Emotions express the motivation to relate to others in specific ways, as in avoiding, derogating, attacking, admiring ...

  • 5 Feb 2020
    What everyone should know about climate change

    16:00 - 17:30 | Lecture

    Amidst the barrage of conflicting information, it’s becoming increasingly difficult to make sense of climate change. Some claim it’s wildly overblown, others call it a catastrophe. In his Dutch book ‘Wat iedereen zou ...

  • 4 Feb 2020
    Annual Alpbach Lecture - The joint challenge of gloom and prosperity

    18:00 - 20:00 | Lecture

    So much progress, and yet so much gloom, as we struggle to make sense of the future. Not a time for easy answers, but very good reasons to reflect on what our priorities for the next decade ought to be.

  • 27 Nov 2019
    Numbers and stories: interdisciplinary research in fisheries management

    12:35 - 13:35 | Lecture

    Interdisciplinary approaches can have great impact in research that specifically aims to influence policy – where gaining the attention of politicians and the voting public is important. On the one hand, impressive ...

  • 11 Nov 2019
    AUC Logic Lectures: Logic and Information Flow

    18:00 - 19:00 | Lecture

    Starting from logical patterns in inferences, we broaden our scope to other information-producing actions such as questions and observations. These, too, have valid patterns that can be described using techniques ...

  • 7 Nov 2019
    The Future of Animal-Friendly Food

    08:45 - 10:45 | Lecture

    As part of Big Questions in Future Society, this Who's in Town lecture concerns the future of sustainable food. Focus is given to the increasing realisation that, due to increasing awareness of climate change and ...

  • 6 Nov 2019
    The threat of nuclear weapons and what you can do about it

    14:00 - 15:00 | Lecture

    Nuclear weapons remain the most destructive weapons ever designed. Weapons designed to devastate cities, to annihilate armies, and to vaporize populations. Nuclear weapons are things that we tend to think of in the ...

  • 5 Nov 2019
    Celebration of the Days of the Dead at AUC

    12:30 - 14:00 | Lecture

    The celebration of the Days of the Dead is a uniquely Mexican tradition, combining the Pre-Hispanic tradition of honouring the dead with Spanish influences of the Catholic Church. Throughout Mexico and in other parts ...

  • 1 Nov 2019
    Deeply felt affect: understanding emotions through deep active inference

    16:00 - 18:00 | Lecture

    The study of feelings and moods can be understood as self-organising patterns that span our entire bodies – they shape the way we tend to act overall, but also much faster processes that happen in our bodies, down to ...

  • 7 Oct 2019
    The micro-sociology of violent situations

    18:00 - 20:00 | Lecture

    Don Weenink will present the micro-sociological approach to studying violence. Micro-sociology perceives violence as meaningful, embodied and emotionally charged interactions in which people purposively inflict ...

  • 20 Jun 2019
    How did Rabobank change after the crisis?

    18:00 - 20:00 | Lecture

    For the past two years, economist Marcel Canoy has been “a fly on the wall” without restrictions at Rabobank and wrote a book about his experience called “De bank van goede bedoelingen” (the bank of good intentions). ...

  • 12 Jun 2019
    Screening Man Made + Q&A with filmmaker Sunny Bergman

    19:00 - 21:00 | Lecture

    Real men are stoic, never cry and make hard jokes. In Man Made, Sunny Bergman examines the social ideas about masculinity. What is seen as typically male and in which stereotypes does that express itself? And do men ...