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Results: 41 - 60 of 70
  • 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.

  • 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 ...