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Results: 41 - 60 of 76
  • 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 ...

  • 31 Oct 2014
    Suzie Hall
    Ordinary Imperatives: migration "within" social change

    09:00 - 11:00 | Lecture

    This lecture explores the accelerated pace of societal transformation intrinsic to twenty-first century mobility through conceptualising its ordinary unfolding. We will focus on how urban societies are diversifying ...

  • 9 Oct 2014
    Radicalisering en salafisme: wat spreekt jongeren aan? | Amsterdamse Academische Club

    17:00 | Debate

    “Het radicaliseringsproces voltrekt zich binnen een maand”: een interview dat in september in Folia Magazine verscheen droeg deze kop. Daarin vertelde UvA hoogleraar Radicaliseringsstudies Bertjan Doosje over zijn ...

  • 9 Oct 2014
    Fast Food Workers Strike
    Mobilizing for migrant rights in the 21st century. Comparative perspectives on migrant organizing, labor and citizenship between Europe and the United States

    15:00 - 17:00 | Event

    This roundtable with key note speaker Prof. Ruth Milkman (CUNY) focuses on migrant rights mobilizations and migrant organizing across Europe and the U.S. In a time of restrictive migration policies, increasing ...

  • 2 Oct 2014
    Undocumented and unafraid
    IMES Podium presents 'Undocumented and Unafraid'

    19:30 - 22:00 | Event

    A film about the lives of young, determinant and daring young people fighting for citizenship rights. They came to Los Angeles when they were children, only to find out later in life that they don't have the right to ...

  • 26 Sep 2014
    Central Athens
    Perceptions of “the state” as an enemy and xenophobia in crisis-ridden Athens

    15:30 - 17:00 | Lecture

    Pratsinakis conducted research in the Amity (Omónia) square area in Athens in which he focused on one housing block in which immigrants of different descent and natives lived close to each other.

  • 12 Sep 2014
    Alejandro Portes
    Methodological Lessons for the Comparative Study of the Adaptation of Children of Immigrants

    09:00 - 11:00 | Lecture

    Children of immigrants comprise one-in-five of Americans under age 18 and the proportion is growing rapidly. Portes deals with their adaptation and the forces impinging on it.

  • Start 7 Jul 2014
    End 19 Jul 2014
    Summer School
    Join the International Summer School on the island of Lesvos in Greece


    Master and PhD students in the social sciences can apply before May 15 for this Summer School. You will examine how migrations shape and are shaped by processes of boundary formation in a variety of cultural encounters.

  • 20 Jun 2014
    “The American way of border control and immigration reform politics"

    15:00 - 17:00 | Event

    If Democrats and Republicans in the US Congress can agree that eleven million unauthorized immigrants are proof of a broken immigration system, why does Congress repeatedly fail to enact comprehensive immigration ...

  • Start 4 Jun 2014
    End 7 Jun 2014
    MMTW Poster
    Objects in/of Migration


    This exhibition in the Allard Pierson Museum draws together artists, musicians, actors and creative writers to explore the experience of serial migration. 6 June a live performance and reception will take place for ...

  • 15 Apr 2014
    IMES PODIUM Nancy Foner
    IMES PODIUM: Comparative Immigration and America’s Racial Legacy

    15:00 - 17:00 | Event

    Professor Nancy Foner (City University of New York) will address how America’s history of slavery, segregation, and the civil rights movement -and the very presence of a large African American population - has ...

  • 14 Apr 2014
    New York and Amsterdam
    Book Presentation: 'New York and Amsterdam. Immigration and the New Urban Landscape'

    16:30 - 17:00 | Event

    Immigration is dramatically changing major cities throughout the world. Nowhere is this more true than in Amsterdam and New York City. This volume (edited by Nancy Foner, Jan Rath, Jan Willem Duyvendak and Rogier van ...

  • 6 Mar 2014
    Glasgow’s Ellis Island? The integration and stigmatisation of Govanhill’s Roma population

    15:30 - 17:00 | Event

    Location: OMHP C2.23

  • 7 Feb 2014
    Urban Governance and the End of Civil Society: Community Organizations in the Rust Belt from Populism to Foreclosure

    15:00 - 17:00 | Event

    Michael McQuarrie will present his paper that demonstrates how civil society is transformed as it becomes incorporated into urban governance.

  • 31 Jan 2014
    Multiculturalism Permitted in English Only

    10:00 - 12:00 | Event

    Donaldo Macedo is a Cape Verdean-American critical theorist, linguist, and expert on literacy and education studies.

  • 30 Jan 2014
    Boekencafé 4 met Karin Amatmoekrim, Stephan Sanders en Michiel van Kempen | Amsterdamse Academische Club

    17:00 | Debate

    Caraïbische letteren! Op de vierde literaire avond van het Boekencafé neemt Michiel van Kempen u mee in de Caraïbische letteren met schrijvers Karin Amatmoekrim en Stephan Sanders. De toegang is gratis, graag even ...

  • Start 5 Jan 2014
    End 14 Jan 2014
    Central Athens
    NIA – IMES Winter School “Migration in the Margins of Europe”


    The aim of the seminar is to give students an overview of current debates and research topics in relation to migration, to illustrate the current issues in Greece in a comparative manner and give some directions in ...

  • 13 Dec 2013
    1st Annual INTEGRIM Conference

    09:00 - 17:00 | Event

    Hosted by: Integration and International Migration: Pathways and Integration Policies (INTEGRIM ITN Network) – Institute for Migration and Ethnic Studies (IMES), University of Amsterdam