Johann Bernoulli Lecture
Prof. Hans Oerlemans
Date: 
Tuesday 18 March 2008 - 11:15 am
Location: 

Accumulating geological evidence suggests that our planet went through a series of snowball-earth events, with snow and ice covering the entire globe. In other episodes temperature was so high that glaciers of any significance did not exist.

joomla_id: 
414
The representation of Blacks in the Netherlands and Europe
Prof. Allison Blakely
Date: 
Monday 26 November 2007 - 9:45 am
Location: 

The Netherlands has been known for centuries as a tolerant country and a safe haven for refugees. At the same time there are still plenty of images in Dutch culture that preserve racist stereotypes of Black people.

joomla_id: 
506
Jantina Tammes Lecture 2007
Women at the top face a glass cliff
Michelle Ryan
Date: 
Thursday 1 November 2007 - 10:15 am
Location: 

What happens when women start to break through the glass ceiling and take on leadership roles? Research at the University of Exeter suggests that women at the top may experience very different challenges from men.

joomla_id: 
509
Gastschrijver 2007
Feiten en ficties over ‘uit het leven gegrepen’ poëzie
Esther Jansma
Date: 
Wednesday 26 September 2007 - 2:15 pm
Location: 

Esther Jansma (1958) is archeologe en een van Nederlands belangrijkste dichters. Vanaf 1984 verschenen er gedichten van Jansma in de literaire tijdschriften Maatstaf, De Tweede Ronde en Bzzlletin.

joomla_id: 
462
Moving Images
Death, Photo and Film. Voyeurism at the beginning of the 21st century
Prof. Laura Mulvey – interviewed by Eric de Kuyper
Date: 
Monday 24 September 2007 - 3:45 pm
Location: 

In an interview with writer and film expert Eric de Kuyper, Laura Mulvey will go into the meaning and development of film in the era of new media. In her work as well as in this interview, Laura Mulvey focuses on the audience. How do film viewers watch? What do they see? What do they experience?

joomla_id: 
534
Richard E. Tremblay. Co-speaker Hans Ormel
Date: 
Tuesday 5 June 2007 - 10:45 am
Location: 

A world without physical aggression would not necessarily be a paradise, says Richard E. Tremblay, brushing aside generations of received wisdom about violence. Aggression is a basic fact of life and must be mastered through socialization.

joomla_id: 
477
Johann Bernoulli Lecture
Prof.dr. Ian Stewart
Date: 
Tuesday 27 March 2007 - 3:15 pm
Location: 

Networks, and how they behave, have been propelled to the fore front of today’s science. The talk will describe some of the exciting research currently being done on the dynamics of networks, concentrating on applications to biology.

joomla_id: 
492

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