Have you unexpectedly missed one of our lectures? No worries, on this page you can find our English archive. Since 2012, we film most of our lectures, and these can be viewed below. For the complete SG archive, please visit our Dutch archive page.
Tony Agota en Heleen Bakker both from the Ministry of Foreign affairs about Europe.
The EU’s response to the euro zone crisis and the banking crisis are now threatening all of Europe with a 20-year depression. Dr. Shawn Donnelly will contrast what has been done to what has not, and why certain European governments are standing in the way of recovery.
What might have been science fiction way back in the 1980s, has become scientific reality today. No one would have had the slightest idea that of the use of smartphones and tablets. five scientists from the JongeAkademie @ UT will tell what they think their research might look like in 2040.
What might have been science fiction way back in the 1980s, has become scientific reality today. No one had the slightest idea that of the use of smartphones and tablets. five scientists from the JongeAkademie @ UT about what their research might look like in 2040. Discussie
When you meet somebody for the first time, you instinctively ‘know’ whether he or she is OK or not. This gut feeling, more formally known as first impression, takes place in an instant. Often, this first impression is a lasting one. Met Prof. Dr. DetlefFetchenhauer
Ecological crime is a new branch of global organized crime. It has become highly lucrative to deal in Nature’s precious resources. This symposium focuses on the causes of illegal logging, the extent of deforestation and the solutions, both at a (trans)national level as well as on the level of local communities.
Dr. Shawn Donnelly follows the euro-crisis on foot. What’s left of the stability of the euro-pact? What would an eventual disintegration of the euro mean? And what does it mean when an entire country goes bankrupt? Donnelly is researcher in the field of European Economic Governance (UT). English spoken!
The Q-drum is a circular jerrycan that rolls smoothly enough for a child to tow it with a rope. This design tackles a job that millions spend doing each day – fetching water. This symposium focuses on industrial design for the poor. Met Dr. ir. Diehl, Dr. ir. Franco, en Ir. Mejia.
Many developments in the last century have lead to the conviction that moral concepts have been exploded - either as hypocritical attempts to impose one's own will on others, or as self-deceiving attempts to justify one's own actions in terms that are no longer valid.
No more part-time feminism, is the title of HeleenMees' collection of columns she published in NRC Handelsblad. These columns stirred a lot of attention in the media. According to her, women must get a real prospect for top jobs. Stop homemaking! With HeleenMees.
The University of Twente is an international university with students from all over the world. One of the first things they encounter when studying at the campus are the typical habits and customs of the Dutch. Why are Dutch so tidy? So punctual? Why do they seem so informal? Or is this appearance? With GittaMontanus.
Second Life has been receiving lots of publicity lately, some of it due alleged millions of “residents” of Second Life, some due to the stampede of meatspace corporations into Second Life, and some of it due to the current difficulties with users that engage in sexual “ageplay”.
Dutch culture, Dutch habits & Dutch women. For Dutch women and men the Dutch way of life has a self-evident flavor. Rather different is the situation of foreign students and researchers. They often encounter unfamiliar political customs and rules of conduct.