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In fall 2017, AMCIS will organize a seminar series with international scholars who work on various topics related to inequality. The presenters will talk about a recent (empirical) research project that they are working on, after which there is room for discussion. The seminars are mostly on Thursdays from 13.00-14.00, but this fall’s schedule is more scattered than previous series. We would be happy to welcome you!

David Bills – University of Iowa

September 19 (15.30-17.00, REC-B2.06)

"Classrooms, Coffee Shops, and Counterfactuals: Rethinking the Role of Education in Economic Development"

Marc Helbling – University of Bamberg / WZB Berlin

November 2 (13.00-14.00, B2.03)

"What is Islamophobia? Disentangling Citizens’ Feelings Towards Ethnicity, Religion and Religiosity Using a Survey Experiment"

Leslie McCall – CUNY New York


"Exposure to Rising Inequality Shapes Americans’ Opportunity Beliefs and Policy Support"

Janne Jonsson – University of Oxford

November 23 (14.00-15.00, B2.03)


Wendy Sigle – London School of Economics

December 7 (13.00-14.00 REC-B2.03)

"Mind the gap: marriage, maternal nativity and ethnicity, and child obesity in the UK"


More information on the seminars and speakers will be announced at this AMCIS website.