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  • 8 Sep 2017
    Jaap Dronkers
    Onderwijs, Echtscheiding, Elites en de Publieke Zaak

    09:30 - 18:00 | Symposium

    Op 30 maart 2016 overleed hoogleraar Sociologie Jaap Dronkers. Op vrijdag 8 september organiseert AMCIS een speciaal herdenkingssymposium in de Universiteitsbibliotheek van Amsterdam. Hierin wordt zowel ruimte ...

  • 24 May 2017
    Education isotis
    The historical roots of corruption

    13:00 - 14:00 | Lecture

    Eric Uslaner shows us a link between levels of mass education in 1870 and corruption levels in 2010 for 78 countries, that remains strong when controlling for change in the level of education, GDP/ capita, and ...

  • 11 May 2017
    Politics, Psychology, Law and Economics, Zuidas Amsterdam
    The role of language proficiency and accent in ethnic minorities' youth transitions

    13:00 - 14:00 | Lecture

    Sociological research on the role of language proficiency in immigrant integration has been flourishing in recent decades. The role of accent has been so far rather neglected. Irene Kogan (University of Mannheim) ...

  • 23 Mar 2017
    Economic decline and residential segregation: a Swedish study with focus on Malmö

    13:00 - 14:00 | Lecture

    Roger Andersson (Uppsala University) studies the correlation between economic recession and income segregation in Malmö, Sweden, with focus on development in the regions’ poorest neighborhoods.

  • 9 Mar 2017
    Nicola Barban
    Does genetic influence on education change across neighbourhoods?

    13:00 - 14:00 | Lecture

    Nicola Barban (Oxford University) investigates if neighborhood characteristics such as education, unemployment and poverty level mitigate the genetic predisposition to higher educational attainment.

  • 23 Feb 2017
    Nathalie Giger
    The diminishing value of minority representation. Between group representation and individual career paths

    13:00 - 14:00 | Lecture

    Nathalie Giger (University of Geneva) argues that members of parliament (MP) choose to represent their underrepresented group particularly at the beginning of their mandate since it gives them credibility when they ...

  • 24 Nov 2016
    Lucinda Platt
    Ethnic identity in context

    13:00 - 14:00 | Lecture

    Ethnic identity development and expression is an area of strong academic interest and political debate. Using a large nationally representative UK data set Lucinda Platt (London School of Economics) explores the role ...

  • 10 Nov 2016
    Robert Andersen
    Support for government intervention. The interactive role of economic prosperity and inequality

    13:30 - 14:30 | Lecture

    Using World Values Survey data and national-level data on economic prosperity and income inequality, Robert Andersen (University of Western Ontario) assesses the relationship between public opinion on government ...

  • 27 Oct 2016
    Public opinion on policy trade-offs in European welfare states

    13:00 - 14:00 | Lecture

    Marius Busemeyer of the University of Konstanz discusses how demands for social investment policies, in particular education, come into conflict with budgetary concerns, using new survey data on individual-level ...

  • 13 Oct 2016
    Culture and Multigenerational Socioeconomic Attainment

    13:00 - 14:00 | Event

    Drawing on recent research, Mads Meier Jæger (University of Copenhagen) will discuss how cultural traits may affect the socioeconomic position of various generations.

  • 13 Sep 2016
    Welk soort wetenschappelijk bewijs is van belang voor onderwijsbeleidsanalyses?

    14:00 - 17:00 | Workshop

    In juni publiceerde het Centraal Planbureau (CPB) Kansrijk Onderwijsbeleid, een literatuurstudie die de kosten en baten van diverse onderwijsbeleidsmaatregelen in kaart bracht. De studie leidde tot veel discussie. ...

  • 28 Apr 2016
    European Union
    Social justice and the European Union: normative and empirical building blocks

    14:00 - 17:45 | Symposium

    Both within and between European member states inequalities are rising. Experts reflect on the way the EU attempts and should attempt to fight these inequalities. This symposium is organised on the occasion of the ...

  • 25 Feb 2016
    “Equal Freedom of Thought: The Significance of Muslims’ Religious Feelings”

    16:00 - 18:00 | Lecture

    In this lecture, Prof. Swaine (Dartmouth College, New Hampshire) argues that Muslims who are interrogated by government officials should be able to refuse to disclose their religious feelings, without sanction, in a ...

  • 15 Oct 2015
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    Het Nederlandse onderwijsstelsel: wat gaat goed en wat kan beter?

    14:00 - 18:00 | Conference

    Welke stelselkenmerken van het Nederlandse onderwijs bevorderen het leren, verbeteren de voorbereiding op de arbeidsmarkt, en versterken de socialisatie tot zelfstandige burgers? Op 15 oktober 2015 presenteert een ...

  • 8 Jun 2015
    Gosta Esping-Anderson
    The polarization of family life

    15:30 - 17:00 | Lecture

    Gosta Esping-Anderson (Universitat Pompeu Fabra) argues that ongoing demographic change is adding to the overall trend towards greater economic inequality. The social gradient of partnership formation, couple ...

  • 3 Jun 2015
    Jonas Pontusson
    Bounded communities of solidarity: union membership and support for redistribution

    13:00 - 14:15 | Lecture

    Jonas Pontusson (Université de Genève) argues that the literature on individual preferences for redistribution ought to pay more attention to social networks and intermediary organizations. Using European Social ...

  • 20 May 2015
    Muslim women East Jerusalem
    The heterogeneity of Muslim Palestinian women in Israel: different patterns of labor force participation within one ethnic group

    15:30 - 17:00 | Lecture

    Vered Kraus and Yuval Yonay (University of Haifa) argue that economic and political considerations further limit the availability of jobs open for Muslim Palestinians in Israel and their quality. Kraus and Yonay ...

  • 8 Apr 2015
    T.W.G. van der Meer
    The color of benefits a large-scale survey experiment on the limits to solidarity

    15:30 - 17:00 | Lecture

    What are the limits to our solidarity with unemployed citizens? Who do we consider most deserving of unemployment benefits? Tom van der Meer will present a large-scale Dutch survey experiment covering 10 criteria in ...

  • 4 Mar 2015
    Corporate elite
    The global corporate elite after the financial crisis

    15:30 - 17:00 | Lecture

    Eelke Heemskerk discusses the impact of the recent financial crisis on the international network of the corporate elite. Has the structure of corporate governance become more national or have transnational networks ...

  • 12 Feb 2015
    Master class for PhD and research master students with Prof. Colin MacLeod (University of Victoria)

    10:30 - 15:00 | Event

    Students interested in participating in this master class are kindly requested to write a one pager on their PhD project – design of their research, possible results and/or problems they encounter.