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CERiM is an interdisciplinary research venue creating synergies and stimulating joint projects and events in the fields of European law, governance, and their respective history. It brings together researchers from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASoS) and the Faculty of Law (FL).

Follow CERiM’s social media accounts to stay updated on events and news!

Facebook: @UMCERiM
Twitter: @UM_CERiM
And now on Instagram: @UM_CERiM

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PeerPoint offers free support with your writing assignments or thesis

Are you writing a paper or thesis? We offer advice on issues related to improving your paper and research such as structure, writing, getting started, finding literature or referencing, to name a few.

Are you stuck? Not sure if what you are doing is correct? Want to improve your writing? Contact us!

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FAIR coffee lecture, on Wednesday 10 November

On Wednesday 10 November from 10.00 – 11.00, the Open Science Community and CDDI are organising another FAIR Coffee Lecture, this time with a presentation by Dr. Ronald Cornet, from the department of Medical Informatics in the Amsterdam Public Health research institute, Amsterdam UMC.

You can register for the lecture here.

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Annual UM Learning & Innovation Conference, on 10 November

On Wednesday 10 November 2021, the university’s Taskforce Learning & Innovation will organise their annual conference.

The conference is free of charge for everyone interested in our conference, be it an (educational) scientist, a teacher, or a student, from within or outside UM.

There is no need to submit an abstract to attend the conference, but because of COVID-19 rules, registration is mandatory via this link.

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DSRI community event, on Tuesday 23 November

Are you doing data science work and want to use something more powerful than your laptop? Come learn about UM’s updated Data Science Research Infrastructure (DSRI) on Tuesday 23 November, from 09.30 – 14.00.

You can register for the event here.

For more information, please see here.

Actions against racism @FASoS, on Thursday 25 November

UM is committed to nurturing an inclusive culture. Racism has no place at our institution.

We would like to discuss what we can and would like to do at FASoS to address racism. We will have a meeting at FASoS  on Thursday 25 November at 14.00 together with representatives of the UM Diversity & Inclusivity Office.

Given the fact that we would like to have this important and sensitive conversation in person, there is a limit on how many people can sign up. Please register here by 11 November.

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Anna Harris publishes article in Science, Technology & Human Values

Anna Harris has recently published an article from the Making Clinical Sense project in the STS journal Science, Technology & Human Values.

The article, titled ‘Making Measuring Bodies‘, tackles the subject of measurement and metrics in medicine by looking at how measuring bodies are made in medical schools, and the tools used in this process.

Making podcasts workshop, on Friday 3 December

In this hands-on workshop, we will explore and experiment with how you can translate your research (project) into an audio story that appeals to an audience of your choice.

As such, this workshop is not only meant for those who actually want to make a podcast, but also for colleagues (from PhD to professor) who wish to experiment with how to translate their research to a broader audience by sensory means.

When: 3 December, 14.30 – 17.30
Where: on-site at FASoS

Register before 15 November by sending an email to

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Imogen Liu and Adam Dixon publish article in Development and Change

Imogen Liu and Adam Dixon have published an article in the journal Development and Change.

The article, titled ‘Legitimating state capital: How the global financial professions transnationalise Chinese sovereign wealth‘, theorises the role of the global financial professions in the transnational expansion of Chinese state capital.

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Michiel Bron publishes new blog post on research project

In his most recent contribution to Over de Muur, Michiel Bron discusses the research project “Managing Scarcity and Sustainability” and the different main questions of the research.

By discussing recent climate debates in the Netherlands, he shows that these debates have deeper roots than assumed in the current debate. He also discusses the sometimes surprising role of oil actors during debates about scarcity and the environment in the 1970s.

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