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The scramble for the North Pole

November 12th, 2019 | 20:00 – 21:30 hr | Studium Generale UU|Domplein 29, 3512 JE Utrecht | The Arctic is warming faster than any other place on earth. Some recent estimates even indicate that the area could be ice-free during summer from 2040 onwards. With new sea routes opening up and enormous oil and gas […]

‘OpeningsMiBo’ Drinks

Friday September 6th 2019 | Start: 17.30 hr | Enny Vredelaan 341, Utrecht Begin your new year in style! Drink the evening away with your SIB buddies at David’s home.

Movie Night: Ex Machina

Thursday September 12th | 20.00-22.00 hrs | Drift 23 (via University Library), room 010 | Snacks & drinks included! A young programmer is selected to participate in a ground-breaking experiment in synthetic intelligence by evaluating the human qualities of a highly advanced humanoid A.I. Sign up here: https://forms.gle/siGWfXBhPVscoyXAA

Septemberkamp 2019!

September 20 to 22, 2019 Are you still waiting for your delayed Hogwarts letter? The chance to go to a wonderful, magical school and learn about potions to make your crush love you or just get lucky every time, spells to transform a teacup into a cat and FLYING? There you could play Quidditch, learn […]

Brusselreis (27 augustus)

*English below* Wil je een dag écht meelopen met SIB-Utrecht? Ga dan voor slechts 10 euro mee op onze ééndaagse citytrip naar Brussel! We organiseren dan een dag vol inhoud en gezelligheid. Zo krijg je meteen de kans om andere studenten uit Utrecht te ontmoeten, en nieuwe vrienden te maken. Na aankomst worden we bij […]

Warchild Stage

Start in August 2019, min 5-6 months, 4-5 days per week Would you like to learn more about how major institutions like the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the European Union and the United Nations distribute their funds for humanitarian aid? Are you curious to know how these grants are invested in programmes in order to […]

De democratie onder vuur

Dinsdag 15 oktober 2019 | 20.00 – 21.30 uur |Studium Generale UU |Domplein 29, 3512 Utrecht | Na 1989 zou de liberale democratie Europa veroveren. Maar nu zien we overal populistische leiders opkomen die weinig waarde hechten aan gelijkheid, onafhankelijke rechtspraak en persvrijheid. Wat ging er mis? Journalist Eelco Bosch van Rosenthal interviewt o.a. politicoloog […]

War through a Lens

Tuesday October 8th 2019 | 19:45 – 21:30 hrs |Instituto Cervantes Utrecht |Domplein 3, 3512 Utrecht | The war in Yemen is still raging. The humanitarian crisis and political chaos have brought the country into a famine. Not a single child is spared: numerous children are starving because of the severe inflation. This was especially […]

Is the Earth flat?! On Beliefs in Conspiracy Theories

Tuesday October 1st 2019 | 19:45 – 21:30 hrs |Instituto Cervantes Utrecht |Domplein 3, 3512 Utrecht | Where do conspiracy theories come from? What drives belief in such theories?  Conspiracy theories are all around us: 9/11, moon landing hoax, Illuminati, UFO cover-up, Obama’s birth certificate, and so on. Defenders and opponents of conspiracy theories seem […]

Who’s afraid of neoliberalism?

Tuesday September 24th 2019 | 19:45 – 21:30 hr | Studium Generale UU|Domplein 29, 3512 JE Utrecht | Privatisation, financialisation and the dismantling of the welfare state: the rise of neoliberalism in the 90s left some big losers in its wake. According to sociologist Dr Stephanie L. Mudge (UC Davis) leftist political parties are to […]