Dies Natalis Talk: The Future of Utrecht

Tuesday March 9th 2021 | 20:00 – 21:15| Facebook and Youtube| Utrecht is one of the fastest growing cities in the Netherlands, but this growth comes with challenges. For example: where do we want to build new houses? How do we make sure there is enough green in the city and how do we deal […]

Film Talk: RBG

Tuesday March 2nd 2021 | 19:30 – 21:30| Zoom and TeleParty| The emancipation of women in the United States would not be the same without Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Starting out as one of the nine women in a class of over 500 in Harvard Law School. Her decades-long push for gender equality saw her teach […]

Dangers of Global Diseases

Tuesday February 23rd 2021 | 20:00 – 21:15| Facebook and Youtube| Preventing and combating outbreaks of diseases requires a good understanding of underlying causes as well as close cooperation to be successful. Given the close relations between humans, animals and environment this requires an interdisciplinary approach integrating factors from sociology, animal science and medicine. This […]

The Art of Nudging

Tuesday February 16th 2021 | 20:00 – 21:30| Zoom| Influencing behaviour remains an interesting topic. How do you encourage people to obey rules, measures or change their behavior? Especially during these times, when people are asked to adhere to many measures for public health, this is a subject that is discussed a lot. Having to […]

The Rise of Western Buddhism

Tuesday February 9th 2021 | 20:00 – 21:15| Facebook and Youtube| In the West, we love Asian religions and rituals. Buddhism is popular because of the tolerance and kindness it conveys. As well as the emphasis on self-determination. In great numbers, we do yoga and meditation, and buy our Buddha statue at the store next […]

Life in the Anthropocene

Tuesday Januari 26th 2021 | 20:00 – 21:15| Facebook and Youtube| With the advent of the melting icecaps 12,000 years ago, the Holocene began: a period of flourishing of the human race. In turn, we began altering Earth itself, and a new era dawned: the Anthropocene. This name was popularised in 2000 by Dutch atmospheric […]

The Use of Force and the Freedom to Protest

Tuesday Januari 19th 2021 | 20:00 – 21:15| Online| We are excited to announce a SIB-Utrecht and Urios collaboration in the new year!We warmly invite you to join our online lecture on the use of force in connection to the right of assembly. Our event will take place in the evening of Tuesday 19th of […]

Een goed gesprek met Lex Bohlmeijer

Dinsdag 12 Januari 2021| 20:30 – 21:30 | Youtube en Facebook | In de podcast ‘’Goede Gesprekken’’ van De Correspondent gaat presentator en documentairemaker Lex Bohlmeijer het gesprek aan met een inspirerend persoon met een bijzonder verhaal. Viroloog Marion Koopmans, schrijver Kader Abdolah, socioloog Willem Schinkel: om de twee weken komt een nieuw onderwerp aan […]

Workshop: Secret To Interviewing

Tuesday December 15th 2020 | 20:00 – 21:15| Zoom| In our lives we’ll come across all kinds of interviews. From lectures, to sollicitations, to research. It’s a skill that comes in useful quite often. Since the 1940’s it has been a much used method of acquiring information, but at the time often unstructured, if with […]

Does Money Grow on Trees?

Tuesday December 8th 2020 | 20:00 – 21:15| Facebook and Youtube|  Investing is something that banks do, but also something you as an individual can do. It is is a way to make money, or to lose money, but: it is also a way to invest in a better world. One of the most succesful […]