Freedom Lecture
Frank Furedi
Date: 
Monday 1 May 2017 - 8:00 pm
Location: 
Academy Building, Broerstraat 5, Groningen
Tickets: 
You can reserve a free ticket

What determines the impact of an act of terror is how society responds to it. The fear of terror can sometimes exact a greater cost to society than its impact. Too often an act of terror incite governments to curb our freedoms on the ground it is necessary to trade-off liberties for security.

The Art of Traveling
Tomislav Perko
Date: 
Wednesday 3 May 2017 - 8:00 pm
Location: 
Academy Building, Broerstraat 5, Groningen
Tickets: 
€4,-/€2,- for SG-card holders/free for students

Many people daydream about traveling the world, but all of them have the same excuse - lack of money. After a career as a stockbroker Tomislav Perko, broke because of the financial crisis, decided to hit the road and turned the world into his home.

Griph-lecture
Jeff McMahan
Date: 
Thursday 18 May 2017 - 8:00 pm
Location: 
Academy Building, Broerstraat 5, Groningen
Tickets: 
Available for free

Most of us accept that it can be permissible to kill people on a large scale in war. Does morality become more permissive in a state of war?

The Vanishing Art of Seizing the Day
Roman Krznaric
Date: 
Friday 19 May 2017 - 3:30 pm
Location: 
Academy Building, Broerstraat 5, Groningen
Tickets: 
€5,-/€2,50 for SG-card holders/free for students

The spirit of carpe diem has been hijacked by consumer culture. Cultural philosopher Roman Krznaric calls us to arms: the time has come to seize back the day. It is one of the oldest pieces of life advice in Western history: carpe diem.