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Results: 1 - 9 of 9
Results: 1 - 9 of 9
  • 21 Sep 2019
    From MELK (2017), %22Dairy Campus, Friesland
    For your convenience

    20:00 - 21:30 | Event

    Large-scale agriculture, feasting on exhausted land, plants and animal life, makes it increasingly difficult to choose what to drop into our shopping baskets. "What is it that we should be eating?" is a crucial daily ...

  • 1 Oct 2019
    Amal Jadou
    The future of Palestine. Whither the two-state solution?

    20:00 - 21:30 | Event

    The recent move of the US Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, the closing down of the Palestinian Liberation Organisation’s PLO office in Washington as well as the cut of US funding to the United Nations Relief and ...

  • 4 Oct 2019
    Enno Maessen
    Ah Istanbul! Vah Istanbul!

    17:00 - 18:00 | Event

    Urban historians have shown in past years that the realities of city centres were complex, both from the perspective of urban transformation and that of sociocultural change. Cities expanded and in specific cases ...

  • 10 Oct 2019
    Paul Groth
    The work behind data. A seminar on systems and perspectives

    13:00 - 15:30 | Event

    Data has become central to many aspects of our society. However, the social and technical work that lies behind data is often overlooked. This seminar will explore the challenges and state of the art in working with ...

  • 11 Oct 2019
    Alexander Rinnooy Kan
    Engagement as a challenge

    16:00 | Lecture

    Since 1 September 2012, Alexander Rinnooy Kan has served as University Professor of Economics and Business at the University of Amsterdam. He has also held a position as a member of the Dutch Senate, and as a ...

  • 14 Oct 2019
    Platform Imaginaries
    Platform imaginaries. Taking the scenic route on ViaVan and other dynamic map technologies

    17:00 - 18:30 | Event

    Waze, Car2Go, Uber, ViaVan, Here, Google Maps, are amongst some of the most popular mapping technologies that support Amsterdam city life. They allow people to move efficiently around a city; they dynamically ...

  • 16 Oct 2019
    Cover De democratie denken
    The future of progressive politics. A debate with Pierre Rosanvallon

    17:00 - 18:30 | Event

    At the occasion of the publication of Pierre Rosanvallon, 'De democratie denken. Werk in uitvoering', Rosanvallon will discuss the challenges and opportunities of a progressive politics with prominent Dutch voices ...

  • 31 Oct 2019
    Curtis Lefrandt
    Innovation Capital: How to Compete and Win Like the World’s Most Innovative Leaders

    17:00 - 18:30 | Event

    How many great inventions have you never heard of? Having a breakthrough idea does not equal success. Look at Steve Jobs, Jeff Bezos, and Elon Musk: they have been successful not only because of their ideas, but ...

  • 19 Nov 2019
    Perceiving and Interacting with Algorithms and Bots: Psychological Mechanisms that Predict User Experience of Human-AI Interaction (HAII)

    16:00 - 17:30 | Lecture

    This keynote lecture in the RPA Communication Lecture Series is being given by Professor S. Shyam Sundar, the James P. Jimirro Professor of Media Effects and founding director of the Media Effects Research Laboratory ...