The Bible is the bestselling book of all time. It has been venerated--or excoriated--as God's word, but so far no one has read the Bible for what it is: humanity's diary, chronicling our ancestors' valiant attempts to cope with the trials and tribulations of unexpected new problems.
What is the position of religion in our secularized society? Is religion merely a source of conflict and intolerance, leading to terrorism and holy wars? Or is the link between religion and violence a myth? Does religion divide or unite our society?
Promovendi presenteren hun onderzoek in een kort gedicht!
Tuesday 30 January 2018 - 8:30 pm
Usva, Munnekeholm 10, Groningen
€ 4,- / € 2,- met SG-kortingspas / studenten gratis
Ten PhD candidates share their passion for research in a different way! Guided by our local UG poets Rachel Raetzer and Esmé van den Boom, these young researchers speed-dated a poet and transformed their research topic into a short poem.
Marcus Lyon, Otavio Schipper, Lucy Avraamidou a.o.
Thursday 23 November 2017 - 4:30 pm
Noorderlicht Photogallery, Akerkhof 12, Groningen
admission only with free ticket
Artists often ask themselves the same questions as scientists and share many of the same principles: originality, creativity and an open mind. For photographers and artists, science is a subject as well as a source of inspiration.
In many Western societies, social status and impact are determined by personal success in terms of level education, career, money and possessions. Such a one-sided focus on a narrow range of competences and knowledge produces a competitive society of winners (some) and losers (many).