Een goed gesprek met Lex Bohlmeijer

Dinsdag 12 Januari 2021| 20:00 – 21:30 | Instituto Cervantes | 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 bod. […]

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 […]

SIB Career Night

Tuesday December 1st 2020 | 20:00 – 21:15| Zoom|  Get ready for the one and only SIB Career Night! This premier event is suitable for anyone planning to find a job after their studies, whether you’re a first year or facing your master thesis’ deadline.During this exciting Zoom workshop, four SIB alumni/oldies who have been […]

The World goes (without) Bananas

Tuesday November 24th 2020 | 20:00 – 21:15| Facebook and YouTube| More than 100 billion bananas are consumed every year, making it the fourth most important food crop and the most eaten fruit in the world. Despite their importance nearly all banana plants are clones and therefore quite vulnerable to diseases. One of these diseases […]

Film Talk: The Shining

Tuesday November 17th 2020 | 19:00 – 22:00| Online| The horror classic The Shining is still able to leave audiences frightened 40 years later, but what makes this particular movie so captivating? A movie so rich with ambiguity and yet completely capable of bringing forth such tangible tension. Given the many reboots and remakes that […]

Fresh Eyes on Dutch Life

Tuesday November 10th 2020 | 20:00 – 21:30| Facebook and YouTube| In the current day and age it seems like our whole lives are on online platforms, such as Instagram, Facebook and YouTube. Every month over 2 billion people visit YouTube to watch videos for educational, but mostly entertainment purposes. In one click you can […]

American Election Night

Tuesday November 3rd 2020 | 20:00 – 22:30|Zoom| Nearing the end of an eventful 2020, this year has one more spectacle in store, the US elections. After four years of impeachment, fake news and the arisen Black Lives Matter Movement, Trumps re-election is anything but certain. Although he defied conventions, traditions, and truth time and […]

Future of the forests

Tuesday October 27th 2020 | 19:45 – 21:30 | Instituto Cervantes Utrecht | Domplein 3, 3512 Utrecht | It is widely known that many forests in the world are endangered by (illegal) clearcutting, especially the Amazon rainforest. However, more and more attention is given to planting new trees, partly in order to combat climate change. […]

Between Dictatorship and Democracy

Tuesday October 20th 2020 | 20:00 – 21:30| Facebook and YouTube| In 2018, China decided that their president Xi Jinping could remain in office for life, something that Putin seemingly has on his mind as well. Meanwhile, Orbán is using the state of emergency to strengthen his already strong position of power in Hungary. Most […]

International Security in a Changing Environment

Tuesday October 13th 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 […]