Upcoming colloquia

  • October 1, 2020: Nanda Weijermans, Stockholm Resilience Centre, Sweden

Previous colloquiua


  • Alberto Antonioni (Department of Mathematics, Carlos III University of Madrid, Spain) Social norms support cooperation in risky environments (January 29)

2019 (download abstracts)

  • Stephen Russell (University of Texas, Austin), LGBTQ Adolescence & Social Change (January, 9)
  • Károly Takács (MTA TK RECENS, Hungarian Academy of Sciences), Gossip and Reputation: Building Blocks of Social Order and Cooperation? (February, 28)
  • Arjen Leerkes (Erasmus University Rotterdam), Intended and unintended migration outcomes of the governmental regulation of migration (April, 11)
  • Michael Windzio (Department of Life Course, Life Course Policy, and Social Integration, University of Bremen), Effects of intergenerational closure-dynamics on negative ties in schools (May, 23)
  • Brett Laursen (Florida Atlantic University), Peer Pressure During Adolescence: What’s a Parent Supposed to Do? ( June 17)
  • Tony Volk (Brock University, Ontario, Canada), The Three “Rs” of Bullying: Understanding the Goals of Bullying (June 19, 2019)
  • Valentina Di Stasio (Utrecht University), The complex intersection between gender and race in employers’ hiring decisions: A cross-national field experiment in five European labour markets (September 19, 2019)
  • Christina Salmivalli (University of Turku), Why aren’t we doing better in erasing bullying? Challenges and possible solutions (September 23, 2019)
  • Mark Visser (Radboud University), Employment trajectories as X and Y and their implications for social inequality (October 17, 2019)
  • Heiko Rauhut (University of Zürich), The effect of social networks on other-regarding preferences and the evolution of cooperation (October 24, 2019)
  • Helga de Valk (NIDI, Den Haag), How migration shapes lives: a research agenda (November 21, 2019)

2018 (download all abstracts)

  • Caspar Chorus (TU Delft): Models of Moral Decision Making: A Research Program and a Case Study into Taboo Trade-Offs (January, 16)
  • Jessica Barker (Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies): The Limits of Parochial Altruism: Insights from Evolutionary Biology for Promoting Inter-Group Cooperation (February, 21)
  • Bram Vanhoutte (University of Manchester): The Road to Resilience: A Comparative Life Course Study (March, 22)
  • Dingeman Wiertz (Nuffield College, University of Oxford): Durable Civic Disparities across the US: Civic Deserts, Hotspots, and Their Destinies (April, 26)
  • Beate Volker (University of Amsterdam): Imagined Social Structures. Comparing Ego Networks of Characters in Contemporary Dutch Literature with the Networks of the Population in the Netherlands (October, 18)
  • Bas Hofstra (Stanford University): Diversifying Intellectual Reproduction (December, 19)

2017 (download all abstracts)

  • Thijs Bol (University of Amsterdam): Occupations and Wage Inequality: A Sociological Perspective (January, 12)
  • Wendy Troop-Gordon (North Dakota State University): Using Vision and Neuroscience to Understand Risk and Resilience in the Face of Bullying (January, 19)
  • Rense Corten (Utrecht University): Trust in the Sharing Economy: A Research Program and First Findings (March, 19)
  • Annemarie Walter (University of Nottingham): Negative Campaigning, Political Incivility and Moral Values (March, 22)
  • Basak Bilecen (Bielefeld University): Transnational Social Protection: A Personal Network Approach (March, 22)
  • Martina Dieckhoff (WZB Berlin): Trends Of Unemployment Scarring Over Time (March, 22)
  • Eric Widmer (University of Geneva): Conflict Structures in Family Networks of Older Adults and Their Relationship with Health-Related Quality of Life (March, 30)
  • Wander Jager (University College Groningen): Social Simulation and Artificial Societies (April, 13)
  • Arnout van de Rijt (Utrecht University): Cumulative Advantage (May, 11)
  • Solveig Cunningham (Emory University, USA): Going Native: Migration, Health and Integration (May, 23)
  • Christian Berger (Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile): Adolescent Peer Relations and Groups as Contexts for Socioemotional Development (June, 27)
  • Susanne Scheibe (University of Groningen): Emotional Aging in the Work Context: Hidden Strength of Older Workers? (September, 28)
  • Dirk Witteveen (City University of New York): Precarious Career Trajectories within Labor Market Entry (October, 9)
  • Verena Seibel (Konstanz University, Germany): Immigrants’ Knowledge about Social Rights within European Welfare States: How Gender Matters (October, 10)
  • Coby van Niejenhuis (University of Groningen): I Speak, Thus I Belong? The Role of Second Language Proficiency in Immigrants’ Integration in the Host Society (October, 12)
  • Silvia Maja Melzer (Bielefeld University, Germany): First and Second Generation Immigrants at the German Labor Market: A Relational Inequality Approach (November, 21)
  • Jan Willem Bolderdijk (University of Groningen): Tipping Points in Sustainable Consumption (December, 7)