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

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Date 26 September 2018
Time 09:30 - 12:30
Organised by Liliya Leopold , Anton Kunst
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The aim of this workshop is to bring together social epidemiologists and sociologists that primarily work in a quantitative research framework and share interest in the study of health inequality.

In this workshop, four sociologists from AMCIS and four social epidemiologists from Amsterdam UMC will introduce their research agenda and present examples of their on-going research on health inequality. The workshop will take place in the Laranjazaal at the Hortus Botanicus, in Amsterdam.


9:15 Coffee reception

9:30 Liliya Leopold: Health Measurement and Health Inequality over the Life Course

9:50 Anton Kunst: Inequalities in Smoking and the Role of Tobacco Control

10:10 Herman van de Werfhorst: Education Policies and Educational Inequalities in Adult Health

10:30 Karien Stronks: Understanding fundamental causes and effects of socioeconomic inequalities in health using a systems science approach

10:50 Coffee break

11:05 Matthijs Kalmijn: New Perspectives on the Link Between Marriage, Divorce, and Health

11:25 Tanja Vrijkotte: Health inequalities in early life

11:45 Beate Volker: Individual Health in Context: Neighborhoods, Networks and Pets

12:05 Eric Beune: Cardiovascular health and health care for populations of sub-Saharan African origin in Europe and Africa

12:30 Lunch



Please register by sending an e-mail to before July 30. When you register, please let us know if you will join for the lunch in Dignita (Hoftuin).


Liliya Leopold - Amsterdam Center for Inequality Studies (AMCIS) 

Anton Kunst - Department of Public Health, Amsterdam UMC (location AMC)


Hortus Botanicus, Laranjazaal

Plantage Middenlaan 2a

1018 DD Amsterdam