Studium Generale (SG) offers a stage for science, society and culture at Tilburg University.
20:00 - 22:15
Polarisatie in de Polder
Files such as nitrogen, corona and the reception of refugees expose major social tensions in The Netherlands. Experts indicate the phenomenon of 'polarization'. Former editor-in-chief NOS News Marcel Gelauff introduces the evening. (Dutch / SG-Certificate)
19:00 - 22:00
Open Stage Night
Singers, musicians, dancers, comedians, poets, writers, performers of any kind: the Open Stage Night is coming up! On October 4 in Esplanade Café, the stage is all yours. And of course we need an audience, so be sure to join! (English & Dutch)
12:30 - 13:30
Wat is goed onderwijs?
What is the essence of good teaching? What does that mean for a university? We will discuss this together after an introduction by Em. Professor Jan Renkema. We will draw on literature, science and everyone's experience. (Dutch / SG-Certificate)
16:00 - 17:45
The Technological Future of Food & Farming
The recent farmers’ protests make you think about what the future of our food production will look like. Should we trust so-called innovations to solve most problems or is technology not the holy grail that we want it to be? (English / SG-Certificate)
20:30 - 22:15
De Tafel van Martinus
De Tafel van Martinus is the talk show about scientific research at Tilburg University. The latest, the most exciting or the most urgent science from Tilburg University campus is presented here. Scientists sit in for an interview, give a small lecture or express themselves sharply in a column. (Dutch / SG-Certificate)
19:30 - 21:00
Een beter milieu begint bij jezelf?
During this 25th Warande lecture we will look for insights, inspiring examples and opportunities to contribute to a better environment. Keynote speaker is Klaske Kruk, a pioneer in the field of circular economy. (Dutch / SG-Certificate)
20:30 - 22:30
Wim Klein: de laatste menselijke computer
Wim Klein, the last human computer is a theater concert about the humor and tragedy of mental math miracle Wim Klein, aka Willy Wortel: a genius, clown and scientist who lived his life as if it were variety shows. (Dutch)
16:00 - 17:15
The Myth of Religious Violence
Theologian William T. Cavanaugh challenges the conventional wisdom that religion has a dangerous tendency to promote violence. He will unravel the constructed categories of ‘religion’ and ‘the secular’ to debunk this myth. (English / SG-Certificate)
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