Academic Forum organizes symposia, debates and small-scale exchanges focusing on scientific, social and philosophical issues.
The agenda below is continuously updated with upcoming events.
For an overview of past events, see Facebook.
11:00 - 12:30
Max van der Stoel Human Rights Award*
Event dedicated to International Human Rights Day. Key note about the current challenges for international criminal justice by Christine van den Wyngaert, Judge at the International Criminal Court. Followed by the presentation of the Max van der Stoel Human Rights Award.
20:00 - 22:30
Science Café: Who’s afraid of North Korea?*
North Korea has nuclear weapons, is massively expanding its arsenal of missiles, and shows no reluctance to use warlike language. How fearful should we be of the threats it so often makes? (language Dutch)
19:00 - 20:30
Open Stage Night
Come to the second edition of the Open Stage Night Tilburg and share your talent with us! Singing, music, poetry, stand-up comedy: everybody is welcome to take the stage. Please refer to Ingemarie Sam in case you want to perform. During this evening also the Campus Poet 2020 will be announced. (language: English & Dutch)
Students and associations at Tilburg University can apply for subsidy for activities that are educational in the field of science and society ('Understanding Society').