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International Security in a Changing Environment

Tuesday April 21st 2020 | 19:45 – 21:30 | Instituto Cervantes Utrecht |Domplein 3, 3512 Utrecht | While climate change is becoming increasingly tangible all over the world, with unprecedented heatwaves and wildfires, annually increasing storms and rising sea levels, more and more attention is given to these direct effects of climate change, and how […]

Modern Dating: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Tuesday February 11th 2020 | 19:45 – 21:30 | Instituto Cervantes Utrecht | Domplein 3, 3512 Utrecht | Dating today is totally different than it was several years ago. The playing field to meet “potentials” has shifted from offline at the bar to online, using an apps such as Tinder, Happn or Inner Circle. It […]

Nieuwe Media: de opkomst van Podcasts

Dinsdag 28 januari 2020 | 19:45 – 21:30 uur |Instituto Cervantes Utrecht |Domplein 3, 3512 Utrecht | Waarom luisteren we ineens massaal podcasts? Hoe kunnen we het succes van dit nieuwe medium verklaren? Ze zijn er over elk onderwerp: van politiek en hobby’s, tot sport of cultuur. Hoewel podcasts al sinds 2004 bestaan, rijst de […]

Filosofisch Café: Wat is het goede leven?

Dinsdag 21 januari 2020 | 19:45 – 21:30 uur | Café Hemingway | Janskerkhof 6, 3512 BK Utrecht | De vraag wat een goed en deugdelijk leven is, is een vraag die men al eeuwenlang probeert te beantwoorden en wat voor ieder persoon een belangrijke levensvraag is. Hoe geef je een goede invulling aan je […]

Film Talk: Dark Waters

Tuesday January 14th 2020 | 19:00 – 21:30 | Louis Hartlooper Complex |Tolsteegbrug 1, Utrecht | Corporate environmental defense attorney Rob Bilott (Mark Ruffalo) has just made partner at his prestigious Cincinnati law firm in large part due to his work defending Big Chem companies. He finds himself conflicted after he’s contacted by two West […]

Perspectives on DNA

Tuesday December 17th 2019 | 19:45 – 21:30 | Instituto Cervantes Utrecht |Domplein 3, 3512 Utrecht | DNA is the most important carrier of our genetic material. It is the molecule that not only determines your hair or skin colour, but also which hereditary diseases children can get from their parents. In addition, your genetics […]

The Brexit Election

Tuesday December 10th 2019 | 19:45 – 21:30 | Instituto Cervantes Utrecht |Domplein 3, 3512 Utrecht | It has been over three years since the UK voted to leave the EU. Yet in these three years no decision has been reached on how to do this and the discussion has divided the country deeply. Since […]

Doping: schone sport of schone schijn?

Dinsdag 3 december 2019 | 19:45 – 21:30 | Instituto Cervantes | Domplein 3, 3512 Utrecht | Doping en sport zijn al sinds mensenheugenis onlosmakelijk met elkaar verbonden en het heeft geleid tot grote onthullingen en misschien ook wel grootse prestaties. Er zijn talloze schandalen bekend waarvan Lance Armstrong, Marion Jones en het recente Russische […]

Cyberoorlog: van Chinese hackers tot Russische inmenging

Dinsdag 26 november 2019 | 20:15 – 21:45 |Academiegebouw Universiteit Utrecht |Domplein 29, 3512 Utrecht | De troepenmacht is gekrompen, de tanks zijn verkocht, en zelfs munitie is beperkter beschikbaar. Hoe lost Defensie dit op? Sinds het einde van de Koude Oorlog is er veel bezuinigd op de Nederlandse defensie. Toch is op één ding […]

Artificial Intelligence and Man

Tuesday November 19th 2019 | 19:45 – 21:15 | Instituto Cervantes Utrecht |Domplein 3, 3512 Utrecht | It has become impossible to imagine a world without machines, but some work done by machines is not self-evident. When we talk about Artificial Intelligence, Facebook, Instagram, and advertisements immediately come to mind. Besides ‘big data’, there are […]