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.

Onderwijs
Education: future proof?
Cultivating Creativity in Teachers & Learners
Mark Londesborough
Date: 
Wednesday 16 March 2016 - 8:00 pm
Location: 
Academy Building, Broerstraat 5, Groningen
Tickets: 
€3,- | free for students and SG-members

How can we nurture and enhance the capacities that support and stimulate creative thought and action?

Onderwijs
Education: future proof?
Documentary
Introduction by Loes Damhof
Date: 
Thursday 10 March 2016 - 8:00 pm
Location: 
Academy Building, Broerstraat 5, Groningen
Tickets: 
€3,- | free for students and SG-members

The documentary ‘Most likely to Succeed’ (2015) focuses on the story of High Tech High, a school in San Diego that is completely rethinking what the experience of going to school looks like and emphasizes exploration, collaboration, and examination over standardized testing.

John Liu
The Importance of Ecosystem Restoration
John Liu
Date: 
Wednesday 9 March 2016 - 8:00 pm
Location: 
Academy Building, Broerstraat 5, Groningen
Tickets: 
€3,- / free for students and SG-members

Filmmaker and ecologist John Liu explains - and shows with film fragments - why landscape restoration matters and why it needs urgent implementation.

Onderwijs
Education: future proof?
Thieu Besselink
Date: 
Monday 22 February 2016 - 8:00 pm
Location: 
Academy Building, Broerstraat 5, Groningen
Tickets: 
€3,- | free for students and SG-members

Thieu Besselink started The Learning Lab to find out a way of making education more relevant to our lives and the world around us and to rethink the structure and function of curricula in the face of a radically unpredictable world.

Taiwan
And the Anti-China Sentiment
Ya-pei Kuo
Date: 
Tuesday 16 February 2016 - 8:00 pm
Location: 
Academy Building, Broerstraat 5, Groningen
Tickets: 
Admission free

Taiwan has a new pro-independent president. What are the implications of Taiwan’s recent presidential election? Where did the anti-China sentiment in East-Asia arise from?

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