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  • 24 Jan 2019
    Stanford's Sociology - Stanford University
    AMCIS Seminar Jeremy Freese: The Arrival of Social Science Genomics

    12:30 - 14:00 | Lecture

    Location: REC-E0.10. Lunch will be provided

  • 29 Nov 2018
    AMCIS Seminar Catherine de Vries: Euroscepticism and the Future of European Integration

    15:30 - 16:45 | Lecture

    AMCIS seminar titled Euroscepticism and the Future of European Integration, by Catherine de Vries.

  • 18 Oct 2018
    AMCIS Seminar Fabrizio Bernardi (European University Institute)

    15:30 - 16:45 | Lecture

    In this seminar, Fabrizio Bernardi tests McLanahan’s thesis of “Diverging Destinies” and analyses how important changes in family structures over time have been for inequality of opportunity in the United States.

  • 26 Sep 2018
    Global Health Clinic Sign
    AMCIS & Amsterdam UMC Workshop: Health Inequality

    09:30 - 12:30 | Workshop

    On September 26, AMCIS and Amsterdam UMC (location AMC) on health inequality, will organize their first joint workshop.

  • 20 Sep 2018
    Cancelled: AMCIS Seminar Stephen Gorard

    15:30 - 16:45 | Lecture

    Due to weather conditions around Durham (UK), unfortunately Stephen Gorard wasn't able to come to Amsterdam. We hope to welcome him in the spring for a new AMCIS seminar.

  • Start 5 Jul 2018
    End 6 Jul 2018
    Class Room
    Educational Inequality Conference (July 5-6)

    09:00 - 17:00 | Conference

    With this academic conference, AMCIS aims to bring together researchers working on educational inequalities by socioeconomic background, ethnic background and/or gender, from various disciplines, including sociology, ...

  • 25 Jun 2018
    AMCIS Seminar Mathijs de Vaan: The diffusion of opioids in family households

    15:30 - 16:45 | Lecture

    The quantity of prescribed opioids has quadrupled in the past two decades. De Vaan shows that the diffusion of opioid use within household units has contributed to the proliferation of consumption.

  • 20 Jun 2018
    ICS Annual Lecture 2018 by Paula England

    16:00 - 17:30 | Lecture

    Sometimes individuals’ social positions directly affect their outcomes. In other cases, social positions create durable personal characteristics affecting outcomes.

  • Start 28 May 2018
    End 29 May 2018
    Sixth annual conference on citizenship education

    12:00 - 15:00 | Conference

    Education is considered to be an important institution in supporting stable democracies, and free and open societies. Teachers, school leaders and school boards, with students and others working in education, ...

  • 9 May 2018
    Mark Mizruchi
    AMCIS Seminar Mark Mizruchi: Cohesion, Fragmentation and Power

    15:00 - 16:30 | Lecture

    Political scientists, political sociologists and social movement theorists broadly accept that a unified group will have more chance on success than a group that experiences internal divisions or fragmentation. ...

  • 26 Apr 2018
    Merlin Schaeffer
    AMCIS Seminar Merlin Schaeffer: Unintended Consequences of Persons of Immigrant Origin’s Status Aspirations

    15:30 - 17:00 | Lecture

    Previous research shows that children of immigrants, the 'second generation', have comparatively high status aspirations that translate into unusually high transition rates to higher education given their level of ...

  • 12 Apr 2018
    Aina Gallego
    AMCIS Seminar Aina Gallego - The political implications of technological change

    15:30 - 17:00 | Lecture

    Despite a very lively academic and public debate about the potentially disruptive transformation of workplaces due to digitalization and automation, we know little about the political consequences of technological ...

  • 15 Mar 2018
    Mikael Persson
    AMCIS Seminar Mikael Persson: Can Increased Education Help Reduce the Political Opportunity Gap?

    15:30 - 17:00 | Lecture

    It is well documented that voter turnout is lower among persons who grow up in families of low socio-economic status compared to persons from high-status families.

  • 27 Feb 2018
    Allen Leblanc
    AMCIS Seminar Allen Leblanc: Couple-Level Minority Stress and the Well-Being of Sexual Minority Populations

    15:30 - 17:00 | Lecture

    Members of same-sex couples continue to contend with stress related to stigma and prejudice despite improved social and policy climates.

  • 7 Dec 2017
    Wendy Sigle
    AMCIS Seminar: Mind the Gap by Wendy Sigle (LSE)

    13:00 - 14:00 | Lecture

    Using data from the British Millennium Cohort Study (MCS), Wendy Sigle examines how and why the health benefits of having two biological parents in a stable, marital relationship vary by maternal nativity, taking ...

  • 23 Nov 2017
    Janne Johnsson
    AMCIS Seminar: Ethnic and socioeconomic inequality in education

    14:00 - 15:00 | Lecture

    Students of disadvantaged socioeconomic background and of immigrant origin often share in poorer school achievement but the former group have low aspirations while the latter typically show high aspirations.

  • 7 Nov 2017
    Leslie McCall
    AMCIS Seminar: The Opportunity Model of Beliefs about Economic Inequality and Redistribution

    15:30 - 17:00 | Lecture

    The opportunity model posits that Americans care most about economic inequality when they think it is restricting economic opportunities.

  • 2 Nov 2017
    Marc Helbling
    AMCIS Seminar: What is Islamophobia?

    13:00 - 14:00 | Lecture

    What citizens think about Muslim immigrants is of great importance for some of the most pressing challenges facing Western democracies.

  • Start 28 Sep 2017
    End 29 Sep 2017
    Ethnic Inequality in the Labour Market

    09:00 - 17:00 | Symposium

    In the past decades, an extensive body of literature has emerged that investigates the labour market performance of ethnic minorities in comparison to the majority population. Researchers have focused on ...

  • 19 Sep 2017
    Students in class in Rwanda
    Classrooms, Coffee Shops and Counterfactuals

    15:30 - 17:00 | Lecture

    Scholars and policy-makers around the world routinely look to educational expansion as the “engine” of economic growth. Still, the causal association between schooling and economic development is a problematic one ...