Humanity's Diary
University Colloquium
Carel van Schaik
Date: 
Thursday 15 March 2018 - 8:00 pm
Location: 
Academy Building, Broerstraat 5, Groningen
Tickets: 
Free ticket

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.

SGG at Stukafest
Joram Tarusarira
Date: 
Thursday 22 February 2018 - 8:30 pm
Location: 
Haddingestraat 43, Groningen
Tickets: 
From €5,09/see www.stukafest.nl

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?

Rethinking Nationality
A Human Atlas of a Continent United in Diversity
Dimitris Ballas
Date: 
Tuesday 20 February 2018 - 8:00 pm
Location: 
Academy Building, Broerstraat 5, Groningen
Tickets: 
€ 4,- / € 2,- SG-card / students free

We often think of European countries as discrete entities—their own languages, cultures, food, and economies squarely contained within their national boundaries.

Research Meets Poetry
Promovendi presenteren hun onderzoek in een kort gedicht!
Date: 
Tuesday 30 January 2018 - 8:30 pm
Location: 
Usva, Munnekeholm 10, Groningen
Tickets: 
€ 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.

MindTime
Students only
John Furey
Date: 
Tuesday 28 November 2017 - 7:30 pm
Location: 
Academy Building, Broerstraat 5, Groningen
Tickets: 
sold out

In this masterclass, John Furey, founder of the MindTime Project, will be showing participants how to explore their own and other people’s thinking by using Satori cards.

Kenniscafé Groningen 2017
Science Café
Marcus Lyon, Otavio Schipper, Lucy Avraamidou a.o.
Date: 
Thursday 23 November 2017 - 4:30 pm
Location: 
Noorderlicht Photogallery, Akerkhof 12, Groningen
Tickets: 
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.

Michèle Lamont– co-speaker Rafael Wittek
Date: 
Monday 20 November 2017 - 8:00 pm
Location: 
Academy Building, Broerstraat 5, Groningen
Tickets: 
€ 4,- / € 2,- SGG-card / students free

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).

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