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Results: 21 - 40 of 69
Results: 21 - 40 of 69
  • 18 Nov 2015
    Syrian boys
    People on the move

    13:00 - 17:00 | Event

    Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) and the University of Amsterdam bring together academic and practitioners in a debate on contemporary global displacement and population movement. The focus will be on the humanitarian ...

  • 13 Nov 2015
    Vrijheid voor iedereen
    The art of not being a racist. Performing 'non-racism' in contentious contexts

    13:30 - 17:00 | Event

    Although a vast scholarship has helped bring to light racism, racial inequality and racial discrimination as objective mechanisms, only recently have researchers begun to investigate how individuals, groups and ...

  • 26 Oct 2015
    Racial, ethnic, or national minority? Legal discourses and policy frameworks on the Roma

    12:30 - 14:00 | Event

    In his IMES-Podium lecture, Professor András Pap (Hungarian Academy of Sciences and the National Public Service University) will offer an assessment of the relationship between policy instruments and terminology.

  • 12 Oct 2015
    Strangers no more
    Strangers no more: Immigration and the Challenges of Integration in North America and Western Europe

    16:30 - 18:00 | Event

    'Strangers No More' is one of the first books to compare immigrant integration on both sides of the Atlantic. Focusing on low-status newcomers and their children, it examines how they are making their way in four ...

  • 21 Sep 2015
    A Politics of Secularism and Religious Diversity: France and Turkey in Comparative Perspective

    15:30 - 16:30 | Lecture

    Murat Akan (Boğaziçi University) will discuss his forthcoming book, 'A Politics of Secularism and Religious Diversity: France and Turkey in Comparative Perspective'.

  • 10 Sep 2015
    The Little Boy – A Discussion

    12:00 - 13:00 | Symposium

    The images of the body of Aylan Kurdi, who drowned off the coast of Turkey, have begun to shape global perceptions of refugees and refugee policy in Europe. The photographs were widely distributed and re-interpreted ...

  • Start 6 Jul 2015
    End 18 Jul 2015
    Summer School
    International Summer School “Cultures, Migrations, Borders”


    The Department of Social Anthropology and History​ of the University of the Aegean and the Institute of Migration and Ethnic Studies of the University of Amsterdam welcome applications for the Summer School ...

  • 4 Jun 2015
    Family Migration
    A comparative approach to family migration: interactions, interchanges, and flows

    15:00 - 17:00 | Lecture

    Family migration is among the most salient and most controversially debated issues on European migration policy agendas today. ‘The’ migrant family has become the focal point of a wide range of concerns and fears ...

  • 28 May 2015
    Roma children
    Roma migrant children in Spain (IMES Podium)

    15:30 - 17:00 | Lecture

    According to official data, during the last years an important percentage of Roma migrant children are taken into custody by social workers under the gloss of child protection. The benevolent politics toward the ...

  • 16 Apr 2015
    Prof. Anne McNevin (Monash University)
    'Managing Migration' in Indonesia: towards an account of governing rationalities

    15:30 - 17:00 | Event

    Prof. Anne McNevin (Monash University) will discuss her current research on the Indonesia-based operations of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the broader dynamics of 'Migration Management' in ...

  • 11 Feb 2015
    Bookcover-Eilanden in een zee van ongeloof
    Crossing the Borders? - A Discussion on Politics, Islam and Activism

    17:00 - 19:00 | Event

    Since 2012, the above-mentioned researchers have investigated the nature of Islamic militant activist networks in the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany.

  • Start 19 Jan 2015
    End 30 Jan 2015
    'Migration in the Margins of Europe'

    09:00 - 17:00 | Course

    The Netherlands Institute at Athens and the Institute for Migration & Ethnic Studies of the University of Amsterdam organise the course 'Migration in the margins of Europe'.

  • 20 Dec 2014
    Hands Off Our Girls - Social Sciences in Action for 3FM Serious Request

    11:00 - 15:00 | Symposium

    Sexual violence against women is the featuring topic of this symposium organised by the Social Sciences of the University of Amsterdam. It is a benefit symposium, which means that all visitors can make a voluntary ...

  • 11 Dec 2014
    American non-dilemma
    The American Non-Dilemma: Racial Inequality without Racism

    15:30 - 17:00 | Lecture

    Professor Nancy DiTomaso (Rutgers Business School) will discuss her 2013 book entitled 'The American Non-dilemma: Racial Inequality without Racism' (New York: Russell Sage Foundation). She will focus on her argument ...

  • 5 Dec 2014
    multi-national/racial family
    How Do Multiracial Parents Identify Their Children?

    09:00 - 10:45 | Lecture

    This talk explores how multiracial people in Britain identify their children, and the ways in which they understand their choices. In recent decades a significant body of literature on 'multiracial' (or 'mixed race') ...

  • Start 4 Dec 2014
    End 5 Dec 2014
    Justice and migration
    Justice in Migration. New Issues and Perspectives.


    This event will present a keynote by David Miller of Oxford University and bring together a small group of European scholars working on questions relating to the ethics of immigration, such as the ethics of ...

  • 27 Nov 2014
    Cover Territory Migration
    Territory, Migration and the Evolution of the International System

    17:30 - 19:30 | Exhibition

    Darshan will deliver an audio-visual reprise of the book’s central idea: that ‘mental maps' shape the way that societies throughout history have determined who belongs where. This promises to be an intimate and ...

  • 27 Nov 2014
    De Global Corporate University | Amsterdamse Academische Club

    17:00 | Debate

    De hedendaagse universiteit wordt in groeiende mate gedreven door rankings, productie, en winst en moet steeds meer volgens een bedrijfsmatig model functioneren. Ook wordt de ontwikkeling van kennis in toenemende ...

  • 7 Nov 2014
    Steven Gold
    The Fable of White Ethnic Harmony and Black/White Opposition: Race in Merchant/Customer Conflict in the US

    15:30 - 17:00 | Lecture

    Steven Gold (Michigan State University) will explore patterns of conflict in two eras in urban neighborhoods in the US. He will review the historical experience of immigrant entrepreneurs in the American South where ...

  • 31 Oct 2014
    Quebec City
    Catching Fire: Assessing Cities, Conflicts, and Diffusion in Québec, Canada

    12:00 - 15:00 | Lecture

    In this presentation, we discuss urban conflicts that took place in Quebec and Montreal cities for two decades. We show that the modeling of conflict activity offers new paths for research: systematic comparative ...