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Results: 1 - 20 of 31
  • 14 Nov 2019
    Samuel Friedman
    AMCIS Seminar Samuel Friedman: The Class Ceiling

    15:30 - 16:45 | Lecture

    The hidden barriers, or ‘glass ceilings’, preventing women and minority ethnic groups from getting to the top are well documented. Yet questions of social class - and specifically class origin – have been largely ...

  • 17 Oct 2019
    Marc Luy
    AMCIS Seminar Marc Luy: Inequalities in life expectancy and lessons to be learned

    15:30 - 16:45 | Lecture

    Inequalities in health and mortality are a matter of great concern. Since more than a century, researchers try to identify the causes of such differentials in order to reduce or, ideally, eliminate them. In most ...

  • 9 May 2019
    Nicoletta Balbo. Photo: Bocconi University Milano
    AMCIS Seminar Nicoletta Balbo: Fertility Drain or Fertility Gain?

    15:30 - 16:45 | Lecture

    This AMCIS seminar aims at uncovering whether the sharp increase in out-migration from Italy during the years of the Great Recession (2009-2014) had any impact on Italian fertility.

  • 25 Apr 2019
    Heike Klüver. Photo:
    AMCIS Seminar Heike Klüver: Payoff Allocation in Coalition Governments

    15:30 - 16:45 | Lecture

    How are payoffs distributed in multiparty governments? In most parliamentary democracies, political parties have to form multiparty cabinets in order to gain access to office. Coalition parties thus have to come to ...

  • 12 Apr 2019
    Claire Durand
    AMCIS Seminar Claire Durand: Institutional Trust Outside the Western World 1995-2017

    15:30 - 16:45 | Lecture

    Comparative research using data from the International Survey programs has often focused on Western Europe and North America where it is rather easy to find similar measures of the concepts of interest.

  • 11 Apr 2019
    Kristian Karlson. Photo: University of Copenhagen
    AMCIS Seminar Kristian Karlson: Black-White Trends in Intergenerational Educational Mobility

    15:30 - 16:45 | Lecture

    In this AMCIS Seminar, Karlson will examine black-white differences in intergenerational educational mobility for cohorts born in the U.S. 1915-1984.

  • 4 Apr 2019
    Jelle Visser
    Seminar Jelle Visser: Designing good labour market institutions

    15:30 - 17:00 | Lecture

    On April 4th, Jelle Visser, emeritus professor of Sociology at the University of Amsterdam and former academic director of the Amsterdam Institute for Advanced labour Studies (AIAS), will give a seminar jointly ...

  • 19 Mar 2019
    AMCIS Citizenship & Education seminar

    15:00 - 16:30 | Lecture

    Jeroen Bron will present results from his doctoral thesis 'Student voice in curriculum development: Explorations of curriculum negotiations in secondary education classrooms.'

  • 14 Mar 2019
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    Cancelled: AMCIS Seminar Clemens Kroneberg

    15:30 - 16:45 | Lecture

    * Due to illness this seminar is being cancelled. We hope to schedule a new AMCIS seminar with Clemens Kroneberg later this year*

  • 28 Feb 2019
    Philipp Rehm. Photo: European University Institute
    AMCIS Seminar Philipp Rehm: The past and future of welfare state politics

    15:30 - 16:45 | Lecture

    In 1880, not a single country had a nationally compulsory social policy program. A few decades later, every single one of today's rich democracies had adopted programs covering all or almost all of the main risks ...

  • 19 Feb 2019
    World flags
    AMCIS seminar Citizenship & Education

    15:00 - 16:30 | Lecture

    On Tuesday the 19th of February, there will be a brand new AMCIS Citizenship & Education seminar on the bridge between knowledge and experience, in cooperation with Critical Mass. In this seminar, we’ll move from ...

  • 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, ...