So far in 2023, we organised the following seminar:
- 6 March 2023 - visiting scholar Dr. Sara de Jong presented her paper Invisible Men: the injured lives of Afghan interpreters - with Dr. Aditi Saraf as a discussant.
In 2022, we organized a seminar series on the Russia-Ukraine war:
- 16 March 2022 - (Dis)information and challenges of documenting hostilities - dr. Mariëlle Wijermars, (Assistant Professor in Cyber-Security and Politics at Maastricht University), Dmytro Chupryna and Emily Tripp, (from NGO Airwars) and Karolina Aksamitowska (Lecturer in Law at Tallinn University).
7 June 2022 – Receiving Ukrainian refugees: Political Discourse in Central Europe – prof. Izabela Grabowska (Kozminski University; Center for Research on Social Change and Human Mobility); dr. Veronika Nagy (LEG).
In 2021 we organized two series of seminars to bring together UU scholars on various themes:
13 April 2021 – Reparations for Mass Victimization – Dr. Julie Fraser (LEG) and Dr. Lorena de Vita (HUM), with Dr. Peter Malcontent (HUM) as discussant
15 June 2021 – Activism – Dr. Ozan Alakavuklar (LEG) and Dr. Lorena Sosa (LEG), with Dr. Markha Valenta (UCU) as discussant
12 October 2021, 4-5pm – Urban struggles with Dr. Maggi Leung (GEO), Dr. Thijs Jeursen (HUM) and Dr. Karin Geuijen (LEG)
9 November 2021, 4-5 pm – Memory and Violence with Dr. David Henig (SBS), Dr. Iva Vukusic (HUM) and Dr. Susanne Knittel as a discussant
In collaboration with Studium Generale we organized a seminar series on ‘9/11: 20 years later’. This series discussed the legacy of the 9/11 attacks. Was it indeed a turning point in history, as is often said? And if so, to whom?
8 September 2021 – 9/11 as a global turning point – with Prof. Beatrice de Graaf. Watch the recording here
6 October 2021, 8 pm – The Price of Security – with dr. Tessa Diphoorn. Watch the recording here
3 November 2021, 8 pm – What it Means to be Blacklisted – with Prof. Marieke de Goede. Watch the recording here
8 December 2021, 8 pm – The Global War on Terror in the Neighbourhood – with dr. Luuk Slooter. Watch the recording here