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Computational Social Science (CSS) community

Monthly Computational Social Science seminar series 

This seminar series is a joint collaboration between the Bachelor of Computational Social Science programme and UvA Data Science Centre. We feature a new expert speaker every month at Roeterseiland Campus, focusing on how computational data science methods can be applied towards solving a myriad of social issues. 

Everyone who has an interest in the seminar topic is welcome to join these seminars, regardless of your pre-existing knowledge or experience in computational social science. 
 

Upcoming seminars in 2023
 

DATE & TIME

ACTIVITY

LOCATION

Tues 5 December 2023

12:00 - 13:00

COMPUTATIONAL SOCIAL SCIENCE SEMINAR 
  • Presenter: Dr Wahideh Achbari, Lecturer Computational Social Science
  • Presentation topic: Asylum seekers and neighbourhood crime: a spatial panel analysis
  • Registration form: Click here
D1.00, Roeterseiland Campus


Past seminars 

DATE & TIME

ACTIVITY

LOCATION

Tues 12 September 2023

12:00 - 13:00

COMPUTATIONAL SOCIAL SCIENCE SEMINAR 

  • Presenter: Dr. Daniel Mayerhoffer, Assistant Professor Computational Social Science, FMG
  • Topic: Social Comparisons and Individual Perceptions of Inequality in Homophilic Networks

REC BK.02, Roeterseiland Campus (max. 20 places)

 

Tues 3 October 2023

12:00 - 13:00

COMPUTATIONAL SOCIAL SCIENCE SEMINAR

  • Presenter: Dr. Steven Pickering, Assistant Professor, Computational Social Science BA programme
  • Registration: Click here 

Room CK.02, Roeterseiland Campus

 

Tues 14 November 2023

12:00 - 13:00

COMPUTATIONAL SOCIAL SCIENCE SEMINAR

  • Presenter: Rens Wilderom, Core Lecturer Computational Social Science
  • Presentation topic: How style impacts organization: modeling stylistic variations in the film art world
  • Registration: Click here

Room BK.02, Roeterseiland Campus

 

About the Bachelor of Computational Social Science programme

Launched in September 2022, this Bachelor’s programme teaches students how to develop sustainable and research-based digital interventions that contribute to solving complex social issues. The programme lies at the interface of social sciences, humanities and data science, and is currently offered by the Faculty of Science, Faculty of Humanities, and the Faculty of Social & Behavioural Sciences at the University of Amsterdam.