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  • 11 Feb 2015
    Education justice
    Justice, educational equality, and sufficiency

    15:30 - 17:00 | Lecture

    Colin Macleod (University of Victoria) explains the nature and basis of a more robust egalitarian theory of educational justice and provides a critical rejoinder to ’sufficientarian’ theories of educational justice ...

  • 27 Jan 2015
    AMCIS onderwijs en burgerschap-bijeenkomst

    15:00 | Lecture

    Micha de Winter (Universiteit Utrecht) zal komen vertellen over zijn onderzoek en visie op burgerschap.

  • 6 Nov 2014
    Thomas Pikkety
    Thomas Piketty guest at Room for Discussion

    13:00 - 14:00 | Event

    Thomas Piketty, author of 'Capital in the twenty-first century', is guest at Room for Discussion. Capital has stirred many discussions about inequality around the world. The event is co-organised by Room for ...

  • 5 Nov 2014
    Lezing Pikkety
    Piketty in the Netherlands: economic inequality and its consequences

    15:30 - 17:30 | Symposium

    At the same time that Thomas Piketty is visiting the Dutch Parliament, AMCIS organizes a mini-symposium to contextualize his book 'Capital in the 21st Century' to the Netherlands, and to discuss possible consequences ...

  • 22 Oct 2014
    Onderwijssystemen en vier centrale functies van het onderwijs

    11:15 - 16:30 | Workshop

    Please note: With the exception of one presentation the meeting will be in Dutch

  • 8 Oct 2014
    Kim Weeden
    Pipeline dreams? Gender differences in occupational plans and in STEM major completion

    15:30 - 17:00 | Lecture

    Kim Weeden, professor of Sociology at Cornell University and the European University Institute, presents data from the US Educational Longitudinal Survey (2002-2012) to examine gender differences in the likelihood of ...

  • Start 10 Jun 2014
    End 11 Jun 2014
    Family characteristics and child outcomes

    09:15 - 16:00 | Workshop

    Scholars from leading European academic institutions will provide new understandings of how child outcomes (defined as skills, behaviors, and qualifications) are affected by socioeconomic, demographic, and ethnic ...

  • 2 Jun 2014
    Helen Ladd
    Educational Goods: Values, Evidence and Decision-Making

    12:30 - 14:00 | Event

    In this talk Helen Ladd (Harvard University) will elaborate on the concept of educational goods and the relevant distributive principles, with illustrative references to various policy applications.

  • 22 May 2014
    Maternity leave
    Expansions in maternity leave and mothers’ health: A longitudinal analysis

    15:30 | Lecture

    Prof Karsten Hank of the University of Cologne will present his research with Nicole Guertzgen on maternity leave and mothers’ health. Exploiting unique administrative data from the German Pension Register and ...

  • 16 Apr 2014
    Minister Asscher ontvangt onderzoeksresultaten

    11:00 - 11:45 | Event

    Minister Asscher ontvangt op woensdag 16 april op de Universiteit van Amsterdam de resultaten van het internationale, interdisciplinaire ‘Growing INequalities' Impacts’-onderzoek. Het onderzoek, uitgegeven door ...

  • 13 Feb 2014
    Cover Grievance
    Inequality, Grievances, and Civil War

    16:00 | Event

    Lars-Erik Cederman ( ETH Zurich ) and Kristian Skrede Gleditsch ( Essex, UK) will present their recent book in which they argue that political and economic inequalities following group lines generate grievances that ...

  • Start 13 Feb 2014
    End 14 Feb 2014
    Educational systems: Inequalities, Labour Markets and Civic Engagement

    00:00 - 00:00 | Conference

    Aim of this conference is to present and discuss work on how characteristics of education systems are related to various sorts of inequalities and patterns of allocation. A number of outcomes will be considered, ...

  • 22 Jan 2014
    Has Women’s Educational Advantage Moved into the Workplace? Shifting Patterns in the Acquisition of Skills and Signals

    15:30 - 17:00 | Lecture

    AMCIS Inequality Seminar by David B. Bills, Professor of Sociology, Department of Sociology and College of Education, University of Iowa.

  • 16 Jan 2014
    AMCIS Celebration: Four Years Ahead

    13:00 - 20:00 | Event

    For this event we invite you for a mini‐symposium organized around research conducted at AMCIS presented by AMCIS postdocs from Sociology, Educational Science and Political Science, complemented by a keynote lecture ...

  • Start 27 May 2013
    End 29 May 2013
    Causal Modeling using STATA

    09:30 - 16:03 | Course

    This intensive workshop will help research master and PhD-students from both the UvA and VU-Graduate School of Social Sciences to understand the fundamentals and principles of causal modeling.

  • 23 May 2013
    The gender gap in education through sociological glasses

    15:00 - 17:00 | Lecture

    Since the 1990s in many western countries, including Belgium and the Netherlands, there is a growing concern about the poor educational achievement of boys in comparison with girls.

  • 25 Apr 2013
    The Threat Is Real: Labor-Market Competition, Recession and Anti-Immigrant Sentiments in Europe

    15:00 - 17:00 | Lecture

    Javier Polavieja investigates the impact of labor-market competition (LMC) on attitudes towards immigration in Europe by testing for both occupational and environmental sources of competitive threat.

  • 20 Mar 2013
    America's New Class Divide

    15:30 - 17:00 | Lecture

    Mark Lilla, Columbia University, will discuss growing social inequality in the United States and he will focus on the intellectual divide between liberals and conservatives on this issue. Both sides, for the first ...

  • 8 Mar 2013
    Another Look at Persistent Inequality in Israeli Education

    10:00 - 11:30 | Lecture

    Yossi Shavit is the Zalman and Sima Weinberg Professor of Social Stratification and Inequality at Tel Aviv University.

  • 7 Mar 2013
    Two steps forward, one and a half steps back: A life course perspective on gender, work and labour division at the transition to parenthood

    15:30 - 17:00 | Event

    The dramatic increase in women’s labor force participation, including that of mothers of small children, has been considered one of the most significant economic and social trends of recent decades.