Date: 
Friday 1 September 2017 - 8:00 pm
Location: 
Groninger Forum, Hereplein 73, Groningen
Tickets: 
Free tickets can be purchased one hour before the lecture at the cash desk of the Groninger Forum.

What is humanity doing to try to answer the question ‘Are We Alone?’ and where are we likely to discover life in the near future?

The Quest for Happiness
Taming the wild horse?
Brian Ostafin
Date: 
Monday 11 September 2017 - 8:00 pm
Location: 
Academy Building, Broerstraat 5, Groningen
Tickets: 
€ 4,- / € 2,- SG-card / students free

The mindfulness movement seems to be everywhere. An accumulating body of evidence suggests widespread benefits of mindfulness ranging from attenuating anxiety and depressive symptoms to increasing creativity and even to diminishing racial biases.

The Quest for Happiness
Trudy Dehue
Date: 
Tuesday 19 September 2017 - 8:00 pm
Location: 
Academy Building, Broerstraat 5, Groningen
Tickets: 
€ 4,- / € 2,- SG-card / students free

For many years, happiness researchers reported that children in the Netherlands are among the happiest in the world. Like other countries with high happiness scores of their youth the Dutch took pride in these figures. However, as these children grow up this idyll seemes to be ruined.

Date: 
Thursday 28 September 2017 - 8:00 pm
Location: 
Der Aa-kerk, Akerkhof 2, Groningen
Tickets: 
€ 4,- / € 2,- SG-card / students free

Catherine de Vries, Professor of Politics at the University of Essex, will unravel some of the most important societal and political problems facing Europe today, such as the electoral ramifications of the Euro crisis, the rise of Euroscepticism, or the success of extremist parties.