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Anti-Semitism Today - Lecture flyer
Anti-Semitism Today - Lecture

Monday 02 February, 20h00 • Aula, Minderbroedersberg 4-6 • Michel Wieviorka, Professor at École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS) and President of the Fondation Maison des sciences de l'homme(FMSH)

Anti-Semitism, as a variety of racism, developed during the second half of the 19th century. The Jews were treated ...

University Education for a Better World - Lecture flyer
University Education for a Better World - Lecture

Monday 09 February, 20.00 uur • Aula, Tongersestraat 53 • Dr. Katrin Muff, Dean, Business School Lausanne | Prof. Dr. Thomas Dyllick, Professor of Sustainability Management and University Delegate for Responsibility & Sustainability, University of St. Gallen

Can universities contribute to a better and more sustainable world? In tonight’s lecture, Katrin Muff and Thomas Dy...

Radicalisation in the Middle East - Lecture flyer
Radicalisation in the Middle East - Lecture

Monday 23 February, 20h00 • Aula, Minderbroedersberg 4-6 • Shiraz Maher, Senior Research Fellow, International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation and Political Violence (ICSR), Department of War Studies, King’s College London

Much of the debate about the mindset of jihadists in the Middle East has been overshadowed by those who join the Is...

Changing Economy - Talk Show flyer
Changing Economy - Talk Show

Tuesday 24 February, 20h00 • Lecture Hall, Tongersestraat 53 • Joris Luyendijk, anthropologist and journalist with the Guardian | Tomáš Sedláček, Economist, author of the bestseller Economics of Good and Evil | Moderator: Jaap Bos, Professor of Banking and Finance, chair of the finance department at the SBE

The economic crisis made us realize that we have to look at economics and the role of the banking sector in a diffe...

Privatization - Debate Café flyer
Privatization - Debate Café

Tuesday 03 March, 20h00 • Boekhandel Dominicanen, Dominicanerkerkstraat 1

The EU requires Greece to privatise most of its public companies. There are similar, voluntary plans in other Europ...

Challenges for the Standard Model of the Subatomic World  - Lecture flyer
Challenges for the Standard Model of the Subatomic World - Lecture

Monday 09 March, 20h00 • Aula, Minderbroedersberg 4-6 • Prof. Gerard 't Hooft, Professor of Theoretical Physics, Utrecht University

The Standard Model is a grand synthesis of what is known about all observed elementary particles and their interact...

Do You Think You Know Everything About Alcohol? - Debate Café flyer
Do You Think You Know Everything About Alcohol? - Debate Café

Tuesday 17 March, 20h00 • Boekhandel Dominicanen, Dominicanerkerkstraat 1 • With amongst others: Sarai Boelema, Neuro-psychologist, Paul Lemmens, Ass. Prof. Health Promotion, Jan Ramaekers, Prof. Psychopharmacology and Behavioral Toxicology, all UM

Everyone knows that alcohol is bad for your health in large amounts. ...

Online Social Network Data: What is the Economic Impact? - Lecture flyer
Online Social Network Data: What is the Economic Impact? - Lecture

Monday 13 April, 20h00 • Lecture Hall, Tongersestraat 53 • Dan Goldstein, Principal Researcher at Microsoft Research, New York

Because of online social networks like Facebook, Twitter, etc., social science researchers finally have access t...