Date: 
Wednesday 12 September 2018 - 8:00 pm
Location: 
Academy Building, Broerstraat 5, Groningen
Tickets: 
Sold out!

Tech has radically changed the way we live our lives. But have we unwittingly handed too much away to shadowy powers behind a wall of code, all manipulated by a handful of Silicon Valley utopians, ad men, and venture capitalists?

whosays
Arts, Culture and Media Lustrum Lecture
Universities and the Democratization of Culture
Stefan Collini, Pascal Gielen, Liesbeth Korthals Altes
Date: 
Thursday 21 June 2018 - 8:00 pm
Location: 
Academy Building, Broerstraat 5, Groningen
Tickets: 
Free admission

The process commonly referred to as the ‘democratization of culture’ involves not only a pluralization of the categories of art and culture, that is, the acceptance of a much wider range of activities as falling within these categories.

Eric Bergshoeff and Daniel Baumann
Date: 
Thursday 31 May 2018 - 8:00 pm
Location: 
Academy Building, Broerstraat 5, Groningen
Tickets: 
€ 4,- / € 2,- SG-card / free for students

Stephen Hawking, the world-famous theoretical physicist who passed away this year, was an inspiring scientist. His fame among researchers was founded on his studies about general relativity, quantum gravity and black holes.

Conflict in groups
Conflict & Cooperation
Hillie Aaldering
Date: 
Tuesday 15 May 2018 - 8:00 pm
Location: 
Academy Building, Broerstraat 5, Groningen
Tickets: 
€ 4,- / € 2,- SG-card / free for students

How do people effectively handle conflicts in groups? Hillie Aaldering discusses potential dilemmas that one encounters when cooperating in groups.

Kenniscafé Groningen 2018
Anupam Mazumdar, Rob Henning and Bayu Jayawardhana
Date: 
Tuesday 24 April 2018 - 5:00 pm
Location: 
DOT, Vrydemalaan 2, Groningen
Tickets: 
Admission free with ticket

...one giant leap for mankind: the spacefaring prospects of humanity

Freedom Lecture 2018
A Journey from Religion to Reason
Ali Rizvi
Date: 
Thursday 19 April 2018 - 8:00 pm
Location: 
Academy Building, Broerstraat 5, Groningen
Tickets: 
Admission free, only with ticket

What challenges does modern Islam face? Ali Rizvi discusses in his Freedom Lecture factors that could help lead it toward a substantive, progressive reformation.

science dinner
Science Dinner
Andreas Schmidt, Tamer Nawar and Marian Verkerk
Date: 
Tuesday 17 April 2018 - 6:00 pm
Location: 
Grand Theatre, Grote Markt 35, Groningen
Tickets: 
€ 15,- (three-course meal included)

Enjoy a dinner and conversation with scientists and students during Science Dinner. The menu does not only offer surprising tastes, but also thought-provoking ideas.

Digital World 5
Living in a Digital World
José van Dijck
Date: 
Thursday 29 March 2018 - 8:00 pm
Location: 
Academy Building, Broerstraat 5, Groningen
Tickets: 
€ 4,- / € 2,- SG-card / students free

Online digital platforms have penetrated every sector of American and Western-European societies, disrupting markets and labor relations, circumventing institutions, and transforming social and civic practices and affecting democratic processes.

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