Curious about the Dutch?
Prof.dr. Coen Tamse
Date: 
Wednesday 21 September 2005 - 12:15 pm
Location: 

The Netherlands monarchy is everybody’s food for conversation. Some say it is a necessary, unifying force in a deeply divided society. Others will maintain it is the last stronghold of elitism in an egalitarian society and should be done away with.

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Date: 
Tuesday 20 September 2005 - 12:45 pm
Location: 

As a physician and a writer, Oliver Sacks is concerned above all with the ways in which individuals survive and adapt to different neurological diseases and conditions, and what this experience can tell us about the human brain and mind.

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Jantina Tammes lecture 2005
Prof. Londa Schiebinger
Date: 
Monday 19 September 2005 - 2:15 pm
Location: 

Women occupied a significant position in the natural sciences well into the Enlightenment. Gradually however, they were systematically excluded. Londa Schiebinger will trace some of the contributions women have made in mainstream science within shifting historical and institutional frameworks.

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553
4 lezingen, 2 documentaires en 1 debat
Psychofarmaca met sombere bijwerkingen
Date: 
Tuesday 26 April 2005 - 12:30 pm
Location: 

Ons brein geeft steeds meer geheimen prijs. Psychische stoornissen en zelfs gedragsproblemen zijn kennelijk ook op te vatten als chemische processen, die je bovendien kunt beïnvloeden met behulp van slimme geneesmiddelen. Het gebruik van deze middelen is gemeengoed aan het worden.

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Date: 
Wednesday 23 March 2005 - 11:00 am
Location: 

Emotions shape our mental and social lives. However, moral philosophy paid scant attention to emotions and found it hard to judge them. Are they simply animal energies or impulses with no connection to our thoughts? And are they therefore morally irrelevant?

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Johann Bernoulli Lecture
Symmetries, principle of sufficient reason and ambiguity
Jean-Pierre Ramis
Date: 
Tuesday 22 March 2005 - 10:45 am
Location: 

Symmetry is a concept which functions in almost any science. In this lecture the focus is on its importance in mathematics and physics. Imagine a square. You can turn it 90° and find the same square again. We say that the square has rotational symmetry.

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567
Prof.dr. Jon Abbink, Florence Aate Andrew
Date: 
Wednesday 23 February 2005 - 2:15 pm
Location: 

The Asian tsunami made us almost forget that more crises round the world deserve our attention. The Darfur region for exemple is far from safe and still the lives of many people are in danger.

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559
A Condition for Development?
Prof. Emanuel de Kadt
Date: 
Tuesday 8 February 2005 - 1:30 pm
Location: 

On the issue of immigration and integration, a cold wind is blowing in Europe. A lot of opinion leaders and politicians seem to consider immigration synonymous to problems, except when immigrants thoroughly assimilate and reach a state of complete invisibility.

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555

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