Jantina Tammes Lecture
Monster of the Consumer Revolution
Dena Goodman
Date: 
Wednesday 13 May 2009 - 12:45 pm
Location: 

In recent years feminist scholars have been investigating how the French queen Marie Antoinette (1755-1793) came to be the object of so much hatred  – the embodiment of all the vices of the French aristocracy and the crimes of the French monarchy.

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Discovering the Varus Battlefield (9 AD)
Tony Clunn
Date: 
Friday 20 March 2009 - 11:45 am
Location: 

Exactly 2000 years ago, Germanic tribes led by Arminius (‘Herman’) ambushed and destroyed three Roman legions led by Publius Quintilius Varius. By the time the fighting was over, some 25,000 men, women, and children were dead and the course of European history had been forever altered.

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In the World of New Capitalism
Richard Sennet. Discussants: Evelien Tonkens & Peter-Paul Verbeek
Date: 
Thursday 19 March 2009 - 11:45 am
Location: 

Lolle Nauta Forum 2009

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Everything you always wanted to know about...
“Everything You Think You Know Is Wrong”
John Lloyd & John Mitchinson
Date: 
Wednesday 11 February 2009 - 12:15 pm
Location: 

Since 1997, Studium Generale Groningen has organized lectures – once a month – in an everlasting series called ‘’Everything you always wanted to know about…”.

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The attraction of totalitarian ideologies
Date: 
Tuesday 11 November 2008 - 8:45 am
Location: 

Great dictators and totalitarian regimes coloured the 20th century brown, black and red. Hitler, Mussolini, Stalin and Mao gained absolute power and tried to establish a Second Roman Empire, a Third Reich, real existing socialism or a People’s Republic.

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Everything you always wanted to know about...
Theodore van Houten
Date: 
Monday 10 November 2008 - 11:30 am
Location: 

Charlie Chaplin (1889 - 1977) is de grootste acteur die de cinema voortbracht.

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Myths and realities
Dr. Alex Belenky
Date: 
Thursday 30 October 2008 - 2:00 pm
Location: 

The electoral system in the United States of America is complicated and differs from systems we know in Europe. At  first hand it is obvious: two parties with two candidates and a huge electorate. But, do we know exactly what a ‘caucus‘ is? How the Electoral College works?

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