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A Changing NATO for a Changing World - Lecture flyer
A Changing NATO for a Changing World - Lecture

Tuesday 16 February, 20h00 • Aula, Minderbroedersberg 4-6 • Dr. Jamie Shea, Deputy Assistant Secretary General for Emerging Security Challenges, NATO

In his lecture, Jamie Shea will explain the reasons for the great deterioration in European security, with the e...

Migration and Violent Extremism - Current Affairs Lecture flyer
Migration and Violent Extremism - Current Affairs Lecture

Monday 22 February, 20h00 • Aula, Minderbroedersberg 4-6 • Prof. Khalid Koser, Professor in Conflict, Peace and Security at UNU-MERIT/MGSoG; Executive Director of the Global Community Engagement and Resilience Fund; Associate fellow at the Geneva Centre for Security Policy; Senior Fellow in Foreign Policy Studies at the Brookings Institution, Associate Fellow at Chatham House

Over the last year two global crises of migration and violent extremism have collided. There are growing concerns t...

It’s About Time: A Brief History of the Calendar and Time Keeping - Lezing  flyer
It’s About Time: A Brief History of the Calendar and Time Keeping - Lezing

Tuesday 23 February, 20h00 • Aula, Minderbroedersberg 4-6 • Dr. Donna Carroll, Lecturer of Physics, Maastricht University

How many times a day do you check your calendar or look at your clock? These days our lives are driven by deadli...

Radical Cities - Lecture flyer
Radical Cities - Lecture

Monday 29 February, 20h00 • Aula, Minderbroedersberg 4-6 • Justin McGuirk, Writer, Chief Curator Design Museum London, Head of Design Curating & Writing Design Academy Eindhoven

Ever since the mid-20th century, when modernist utopia went to Latin America to die, the continent has been a te...

Dead Planet, Living Planet. The Importance of Ecosystem Restoration - Lecture and Video flyer
Dead Planet, Living Planet. The Importance of Ecosystem Restoration - Lecture and Video

Monday 07 March, 20h00 - 21h30 • Aula, Minderbroedersberg 4-6 • John D. Liu filmmaker and ecologist

Healthy landscapes provide us with food, water, clean air, a stable climate, biodiversity, good health, security...

Privacy in the Age of Big Data - Lecture flyer
Privacy in the Age of Big Data - Lecture

Monday 14 March, 20h00 • Aula, Minderbroedersberg 4-6 • Prof. Jeroen van den Hoven Professor of Ethics and Technology, Delft University of Technology

Personal information has become increasingly accessible online. What information is out there about you? Are you aw...

Argentina 40 years after the Military Coup - Lecture flyer
Argentina 40 years after the Military Coup - Lecture

Monday 21 March, 20h00 • Aula, Minderbroedersberg 4-6 • Prof. Michiel Baud Professor in Latin American Studies, University of Amsterdam, Director of Centre for Latin American Research and Documentation

The military dictatorship that ruled Argentina from 1976 to 1983 was notorious for its systematic violation of huma...

Not the Exception, but the Rule: Migration in Human History - Lecture flyer
Not the Exception, but the Rule: Migration in Human History - Lecture

Tuesday 05 April, 20h00 • Aula, Tongersestraat 53 • Prof. Leo Lucassen, Director of Research at the International Institute of Social History, Amsterdam, and Professor of Global Labour and Migration History, Leiden University

Messages about mass migration to Europe appear in the news media every day. ...

Other People's Money. The Financialisation of the Economy - Joan Muysken Lecture flyer
Other People's Money. The Financialisation of the Economy - Joan Muysken Lecture

Monday 11 April, 20h00 • Aula, Tongersestraat 53 • Prof. John Kay, Professor of Economics, London School of Economics, fellow St John's College, University of Oxford

We all depend on the finance sector. We need it to store our money, manage our payments, finance housing stock, fun...

Russia’s Foreign Policy: What does the Kremlin want? - Lecture flyer
Russia’s Foreign Policy: What does the Kremlin want? - Lecture

Monday 18 April, 20h00 • Aula, Minderbroedersberg 4-6 • Dr. Ria Laenen, Senior Research Fellow, Leuven International and European Studies Institute, KU Leuven

After the break-up of the Soviet Union and the relatively calm decades in East-West relations that followed, Russia...

Chernobyl and the Future of Nuclear Energy - Lecture flyer
Chernobyl and the Future of Nuclear Energy - Lecture

Monday 25 April, 20h00 • Aula, Minderbroedersberg 4-6 • Prof. Nathal Severijns, Professor in Nuclear Physics and Experimental Physics, Institute for Nuclear and Radiation Physics, KU Leuven, and programme director of POC Medical Radiation Physics

On 26 April 1986, the world's worst nuclear disaster unfolded at Chernobyl. ...