https://www.uu.nl/en en Mon, 20 May 2024 14:47:12 +0200 Descartes Centre Topic Day on "Academia and Activism“ https://www.uu.nl/en/events/descartes-centre-topic-day-on-academia-and-activism The Descartes Centre has organized a first Topic Day, together with other UU institutions. This first Topic Day will revolve around Academia and Activism. 140042 Tue, 21 May 2024 13:00:00 +0200 - Tue, 21 May 2024 18:30:00 +0200 Posthumus Conference 2024 https://www.uu.nl/en/events/posthumus-conference-2024 The Posthumus Conference 2024 will be held on 23 and 24 May, with ‘Regional History in a Global Context’ being the central theme. 138279 Thu, 23 May 2024 11:30:00 +0200 - Fri, 24 May 2024 17:30:00 +0200 Seminar: Exploring Representations of Non-human Animals in Children’s Literature https://www.uu.nl/en/events/seminar-exploring-representations-of-non-human-animals-in-childrens-literature Explore the topic of non-human representation with alum Merel Hol and anthropologist, researcher, and children’s book author Jet Bakels. 140025 Thu, 23 May 2024 13:15:00 +0200 - Thu, 23 May 2024 16:15:00 +0200 Assembly and SIG fair https://www.uu.nl/en/events/assembly-and-sig-fair We want to use this event to give a platform to our five Special Interest Groups and have a large network gathering of the focus area Migration and Societal Change 138773 Thu, 23 May 2024 14:00:00 +0200 - Thu, 23 May 2024 17:00:00 +0200 Symposium: “Contesting Institutions: Bridging the Gap Between Individual and Collective Change Approaches” https://www.uu.nl/en/events/symposium-contesting-institutions-bridging-the-gap-between-individual-and-collective-change The Behaviour and Institutions platform invites you to a symposium, consisting of a panel discussion with invited speakers, followed by an open discussion. 138093 Thu, 23 May 2024 14:00:00 +0200 - Thu, 23 May 2024 17:00:00 +0200 Book Launch - 'Between Neutrality and Solidarity: Swiss Good Offices in Afghanistan from 1979 to 1992' https://www.uu.nl/en/events/book-launch-between-neutrality-and-solidarity-swiss-good-offices-in-afghanistan-from-1979-to-1992 Book launch of 'Exit Wounds: How America's Guns Fuel Violence Across the Border'. Ieva Jusionyte follows firearms smuggled from the US to Mexico. 139196 Fri, 24 May 2024 15:15:00 +0200 - Fri, 24 May 2024 17:00:00 +0200 PhD defence Duygu Erbil: Remembering Deniz Gezmiş https://www.uu.nl/en/events/phd-defence-duygu-erbil-remembering-deniz-gezmis On 27 May, Duygu Erbil will defend her PhD thesis ‘Remembering Deniz Gezmiş’. 139354 Mon, 27 May 2024 10:15:00 +0200 - Mon, 27 May 2024 11:15:00 +0200 Lecture Fabio Cristiano: The war on Gaza in context https://www.uu.nl/en/events/lecture-fabio-cristiano-the-war-on-gaza-in-context In ‘The War on Gaza in Context: Past and Future beyond Exceptionalism’, Fabio Cristiano will contextualise the ongoing war on Gaza in an Israel-Palestine context. 140558 Mon, 27 May 2024 12:45:00 +0200 - Mon, 27 May 2024 14:00:00 +0200 Seminar 'Online Collections of Social Movements for Justice and Sustainability' https://www.uu.nl/en/events/seminar-online-collections-of-social-movements-for-justice-and-sustainability Bottom-up Initiatives for Societal Change will organise a seminar about online collections on movemements for justice and sustainability under moderation of our Utrecht University colleague Flor Avelino. Bethany Wilson, Alexandra Follador, Anestis Amanatidis and Flor Avelino will present the results of their funded research by Bottom-up Initiatives for Societal Change. 140379 Mon, 27 May 2024 16:00:00 +0200 - Mon, 27 May 2024 18:00:00 +0200 Open Session on Democracy https://www.uu.nl/en/events/open-session-on-democracy Research network Institutions for Open Societies invites everyone with an interest in democracy and especially early career researchers to Tuesday 28 May. In this meeting, we aim to build on current discussions and provide an open space to work on joint initiatives and collaborations between different IOS platforms and beyond. 139431 Tue, 28 May 2024 14:00:00 +0200 - Tue, 28 May 2024 18:00:00 +0200 (In)Equality Platform: Conference on Recolonising Empires https://www.uu.nl/en/events/inequality-platform-conference-on-recolonising-empires The IOS (In)Equality is holding a conference on 'Recolonizing Empires during the Cold War: Transitional Social Movements and Social Policy in Post-Colonial Areas'. 139400 Thu, 30 May 2024 10:15:00 +0200 - Fri, 31 May 2024 13:30:00 +0200 From Convenience Stores to Platformed Conveniences: Towards a Global Analysis of “Lean Convenience” https://www.uu.nl/en/events/from-convenience-stores-to-platformed-conveniences-towards-a-global-analysis-of-lean-convenience This talk proposes a critical and historical analysis of this uninterrogated concept of convenience. 139343 Thu, 30 May 2024 13:30:00 +0200 - Thu, 30 May 2024 14:30:00 +0200 Seminar: Exploring the transnational https://www.uu.nl/en/events/seminar-exploring-the-transnational The Security History Network organises a seminar about the contribution of transnational actors to the emergence of the nation-state in nineteenth-century Europe. 140505 Thu, 30 May 2024 14:00:00 +0200 - Thu, 30 May 2024 17:00:00 +0200 PhD defence Charline Rouffet: The best way to test foreign language teaching https://www.uu.nl/en/events/phd-defence-charline-rouffet-the-best-way-to-test-foreign-language-teaching On 31 May, Charline Rouffet will defend her PhD dissertation ‘Transforming Foreign Language Teaching Practices through Communicative Classroom-based Assessment Programs’. 139026 Fri, 31 May 2024 10:15:00 +0200 - Fri, 31 May 2024 11:15:00 +0200 Festival Europa https://www.uu.nl/en/events/festival-europa Festival Europe of Utrecht University prepares you for the European elections with interviews, talks, a party leader debate, music and literature. 135641 Fri, 31 May 2024 16:00:00 +0200 - Fri, 31 May 2024 23:45:00 +0200 PhD defence Sietske van der Veen: Jewish social mobility and integration in the Netherlands (1870-1940) https://www.uu.nl/en/events/phd-defence-sietske-van-der-veen-jewish-social-mobility-and-integration-in-the-netherlands-1870-1940 On 31 May, Sietske van der Veen defends her PhD dissertation ‘Novel Opportunities, Perpetual Barriers: Patterns of Social Mobility and Integration among the Jewish Dutch Elite, 1870-1940’. 139345 Fri, 31 May 2024 16:15:00 +0200 - Fri, 31 May 2024 17:15:00 +0200 PhD defence Kay Boers: citizenship in seventh-century Hispania https://www.uu.nl/en/events/phd-defence-kay-boers-citizenship-in-seventh-century-hispania On Monday 3 June, Kay Boers will defend his PhD dissertation ‘CIVIS: Retoriciteit, Burgers en Burgerschap in Zevende-Eeuws Hispania’, a study of the term civis. 140496 Mon, 03 Jun 2024 10:15:00 +0200 - Mon, 03 Jun 2024 11:15:00 +0200 Lecture Keith Carlson: Remembering and forgetting 19th-century ‘smallpox bioterrorism’ https://www.uu.nl/en/events/lecture-keith-carlson-remembering-and-forgetting-19th-century-smallpox-bioterrorism Keith Carlson will give a guest lecture on the politics of remembering and forgetting the nineteenth-century indigenous-settler ‘Smallpox Bioterrorism’. 140556 Tue, 04 Jun 2024 15:00:00 +0200 - Tue, 04 Jun 2024 17:00:00 +0200 Book Launch - A Thousand Tiny Cuts: Mobility and Security across the Bangladesh-India Borderlands https://www.uu.nl/en/events/book-launch-a-thousand-tiny-cuts-mobility-and-security-across-the-bangladesh-india-borderlands Book launch of 'A Thousand Tiny Cuts: Mobility and Security across the Bangladesh-India Borderlands'. 140511 Tue, 04 Jun 2024 15:30:00 +0200 - Tue, 04 Jun 2024 17:00:00 +0200 Festive farewell Anne-Marie Korte: Blasfemie in de opera? https://www.uu.nl/en/events/festive-farewell-anne-marie-korte-blasfemie-in-de-opera On 4 June, Professor of Religion and Gender Anne-Marie Korte bids farewell with a lecture on what made the 2021 performance of Handel’s Theodora in Argentina so controversial. 138340 Tue, 04 Jun 2024 16:15:00 +0200 - Tue, 04 Jun 2024 19:00:00 +0200