Rich Medina
Date: 
Wednesday 30 January 2019 - 8:30 pm
Location: 
Vera, Oosterstraat 44, Groningen
Tickets: 
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Hip hop's extraordinary origins, evolution, and influence on worldwide culture over the past forty years provide a unique opportunity to explore its impact not only on dance, art, and music, but also on such challenging issues as race, privilege, and social justice.

Date: 
Monday 28 January 2019 - 8:00 pm
Location: 
Academy Building, Broerstraat 5, Groningen
Tickets: 
€4,- / €2,- with SG-card / free for students

The most prevalent and intense emotional experiences differ across cultures. For example, in cultures that value self-assertion within relationships, anger experiences are more frequent and more intense than in cultures that value social harmony.

Genetic interventions in our daily lives
Jeantine Lunshof and Jan Kok
Date: 
Thursday 24 January 2019 - 8:00 pm
Location: 
Academy Building, Broerstraat 5, Groningen
Tickets: 
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What if we could eliminate malaria by ‘rewriting’ the DNA of mosquitos? Or design a super tasty banana that is immune to viruses, or even better; delete hereditary diseases in humans by simply cutting out the responsible genes?

Jeff Goodell
Date: 
Tuesday 15 January 2019 - 8:00 pm
Location: 
Academy Building, Broerstraat 5, Groningen
Tickets: 
€4,- / €2,- with SG-card / free for students

The Water Will Come is the definitive account of the coming water, why and how this will happen, and what it will mean.

Date: 
Monday 10 December 2018 - 8:00 pm
Location: 
Academy Building, Broerstraat 5, Groningen
Tickets: 
€ 4,- / € 2,- SG-card / students free

Tucked away in Siberia, there are furry, four-legged creatures with wagging tails and floppy ears that are as docile and friendly as any lapdog. But, despite appearances, these are not dogs—they are foxes.

global city
Internationalization and Inclusion
Sabine Otten, Jan Kees Kleuver
Date: 
Wednesday 28 November 2018 - 8:00 pm
Location: 
Der Aa-kerk, Akerkhof 2, Groningen
Tickets: 
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More and more internationals find their way to Groningen. Students and staff from both universities come from all over the world, and companies are also starting to recruit talent from abroad.

education mindwise
Date: 
Tuesday 27 November 2018 - 8:00 pm
Location: 
Academy Building, Broerstraat 5, Groningen
Tickets: 
Free ticket

Standardization on what students should know and be able to do on completing their education supports a level of equity, but it restraints personalized goals, paths, and pace. Can diversity and standardization co-exist in education?

Tim Baarslag
Hanze Lecture
Tim Baarslag
Date: 
Monday 19 November 2018 - 3:30 pm
Location: 
Van DoorenVeste, Zernikeplein 11, Groningen
Tickets: 
Free ticket

People negotiate everywhere, including in life-changing events, such as the purchase of a house. By automating these negotiations, computers can help support humans when making difficult decisions and make them more manageable and comprehensible.

Impact of Inequality
Dimitris Ballas, Danny Dorling, Kate Pickett, Richard Wilkinson
Date: 
Wednesday 14 November 2018 - 8:00 pm
Location: 
Academy Building, Broerstraat 5, Groningen
Tickets: 
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Inequality is a key political issue of our time. This event provides an overview of the increasingly compelling evidence of the impact of income and wealth inequality upon human well-being.

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