The Mongolian and Congolese Experience
Gaby Bamana
Date: 
Tuesday 17 May 2016 - 8:00 pm
Location: 
Academy Building, Broerstraat 5, Groningen
Tickets: 
Admission free

We are used to anthropologists and missionaries being white and going out to the tropics. With Gaby Bamana it is all the other way around. As Congolese and missionary he went to Mongolia but ‘converted’ himself to become an anthropologist of Mongolian culture.

Zicht op de dood
Zicht op de dood
Adam Buben
Date: 
Thursday 14 April 2016 - 8:00 pm
Location: 
Academy Building, Broerstraat 5, Groningen
Tickets: 
€3,-/free for students and SG-members

Humans have all sorts of death defying strategies. We want to preserve ourselves in a literal sense and produce digital images, video or facebook posts in the hope that our legacies will last well after we are gone.

Hidden Music
Hanze Presentation
"Everything we do is Music" - John Cage
Milton Mermikides
Date: 
Wednesday 13 April 2016 - 3:30 pm
Location: 
Academie Minerva, Gedempte Zuiderdiep 158, Groningen
Tickets: 
Admission free

Music can be made from anything we find around us, from our names to our cells, from atoms to stars.

Mission to Mars
Rob Henning
Date: 
Tuesday 12 April 2016 - 8:00 pm
Location: 
Academy Building, Broerstraat 5, Groningen
Tickets: 
€3,-/free for students and SG-members

Bat, Hummingbird and Bear. While representing very different animal species, they share one characteristic: they all hibernate.

Religion and Conflict
Religion & Conflict
Through the Lens of Competitive Victimhood
Joram Tarusarira
Date: 
Tuesday 29 March 2016 - 8:00 pm
Location: 
Academy Building, Broerstraat 5, Groningen
Tickets: 
€3,- / free for students and SG-members

The conflictual relationship between religion and the secular is often sparked by humiliation, deprivation and embarrassment: a sense of victimhood.

Experimenter
Pre-Premiere screening of
The Stanley Milgram Story
With an introduction and Q&A by Tom Postmes
Date: 
Thursday 24 March 2016 - 7:30 pm
Location: 
Academy Building, Broerstraat 5, Groningen
Tickets: 
Admission free

In 1961, famed social psychologist Stanley Milgram conducted a series of radical behavior experiments that tested ordinary humans willingness to obey authority.

Marcus du Sautoy
Hendrik de Waard lecture
A Mathematician's Journey through Symmetry
Marcus du Sautoy
Date: 
Monday 21 March 2016 - 7:30 pm
Location: 
Academy Building, Broerstraat 5, Groningen
Tickets: 
Admission free

Mathematician Marcus du Sautoy reveals how symmetry is a fundamental concept both in the arts and the sciences: from the walls of the Alhambra to the Higgs boson, from the music of Bach to deadly viruses.

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