After the Impact: a Journey into the Investigations of Air Incidents

Tuesday October 26th 2021 | 20:00-21:30 | Instituto Cervantes What happens after a plane goes down? Which country is responsible for the investigation? And what happens when a country is unable to perform a correct investigation? This and more will be discussed with Maurice Peters, a senior air safety investigator at the Dutch Safety Board. […]

The World in Motion: What Widodo Wants

Tuesday October 19th 2021 | 20:00-21:30 | Academiegebouw (Aula) After his election in 2014, President Joko Widodo was named Indonesia’s Obama. “A new hope”, Time Magazine headlined. He proved that an ordinary Indonesian could trump the political elite and promised to speak for the ordinary masses. Since then, he has improved the country’s infrastructure, promoted […]

Why Love One but Eat the Other? Human-Animal Relations As a Discipline

Tuesday October 5th 2021 | 19:45 – 21:15 | Instituto Cervantes Since the origin of our species have we interacted with other species around us. We hunted them for food or sport, domesticated and held them for meat and dairy, trained them to guard us, and loved them as pets, the human history could not […]

Political Café: Afterthoughts on the German Elections

Tuesday September 28th 2021 | 19:45 – 21:15 | Café Hemingway Sunday 26 September is an important day for Germany, as on that day their general elections will take place. Merkel has previously indicated that she will no longer act as chancellor and will withdraw. It will be interesting to see whether Merkel’s Christian Democratic […]

Heart of the Matter: Inequality in the Medical World?

Tuesday September 21st 2021 | 19:45 – 21:15 | Café Hemingway Even though we are all living longer and healthier lives than ever, there are still inequalities when it comes to medical care. We are increasingly able to diagnose and treat disease, however medical research is still more often done on men than on women. […]

SIB-Utrecht x PAX College Tour: Gender, Peace and Security

Tuesday September 14th. 19:45-21:15. Instituto Cervantes Uneven gender relations and power balances can be a motive for conflict. Gender is thus an important factor to understand the dynamics of conflict and peace. Therefore PAX strives for inclusive and sustainable peace processes. But how do you strengthen the influence that women have in this process? And […]