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Previous Who's in Town lectures

Results: 21 - 40 of 286
Results: 21 - 40 of 286
  • Madeleine de Cock Buning, Whos in Town
    Disinformation & Democracy
    11 Jun 2019 18:30 - 20:00 Lecture
    Today, debates about public issues play out on social media, people receive their news via digital platforms and politicians pitch their policies using this same media. The internet is our new public square, however, ...
  • Marjan Minnesma Whos in Town
    Speeding up the energy transition – more action needed
    15 May 2019 15:00 - 16:30 Lecture
    The Dutch Urgenda Foundation aims for a fast transition towards a sustainable society with a focus on the transition towards a circular economy using only renewable energy. Urgenda views climate change as one of the ...
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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. ...
  • Antonia Pont, Whos in Town
    Time’s Habits & Practising Relaxation
    10 Dec 2018 18:00 - 20:00 Lecture
    This lecture presents the notion of practising, as a mode which, by reinflecting habit via an intentional repetition, gives access to registers of temporality beyond that of the dominant mode of the present. Habit ...
  • AUC logic lecture Johan van Bentham,AUC lectures,Amsterdam University College Who's in Town
    AUC Logic Lectures: Logic, the Art of Walking at Interfaces
    10 Dec 2018 18:00 - 19:00 Lecture
    Our walk starts with quantifier expressions like "all", "some" which underlie both ordinary language and the mathematical language of science. We look at the history of logical systems for quantifiers, flagging some ...
  • Islam in Russia: a centrifugal force, or an anchor of social and political stability?
    10 Dec 2018 12:30 - 13:45 Lecture
    This seminar discusses the Kremlin’s use of Islam as a pillar of national identity, against Islam as a destructive force. How is Islam organised in the Russian Federation, what is the function of Russia’s Muftiates? ...
  • Rinus Penninx Whos in Town
    Conceptualisation of Integration at Multiple Levels with a focus on the Dutch Case
    28 Nov 2018 18:00 - 20:00 Lecture
    Integration is a concept, process, set of policies and practices that are closely linked to migration and the adaptation and incorporation of immigrants in receiving countries. Considered to be a two way process, ...