Studium Generale (SG) offers a stage for science, society and culture at Tilburg University.
16:00 - 17:00
The Politics of the Eurovision Song Contest
The Eurovision Song Contest ought to be non-political. But historian Dean Vuletic tells us an opposite story. He will address why the contest has been so politically significant and what it tells us about the Europe of today. (English / SG-Certificate)
15:30 - 16:30
De coronadialogen – Hoe gaan we verder na corona?
Talkshow in collaboration with NEMO Kennislink: ‘Denker des Vaderlands’ Paul van Tongeren, behavioural scientist Reint Jan Renes and professor of elderly care Katrien Luijkx talk to each other about the impact of corona on society. Online, registration desired.
20:00 - 21:30
Science Café - Emoties: zoveel meer dan gevoelens
We blush of shame, scream in anger, cry of grief, laugh with joy, and freeze with fear. Emotions are often seen as weaknesses that make us less rational. But is this true? Could humans function without emotions? This will be the topic of the Science Café Tilburg on May 20. Livestream via YouTube. (Dutch / SG Certificate)
20:00 - 21:45
Shooting the Canon: Aiming for New Perspectives
The canon, the accepted list of great works and authors, has come under scrutiny for lack of diversity. How is this a problem and how do we make education more diverse and inclusive? Join the online event. (English / SG-Certificate)
15:00 - 16:30
The Ethics of a Glass Ceiling
Many companies say that they are committed to diversity. But at the same time, two-thirds of the largest firms in the Netherlands don’t have any women in their board of directors. What is going on? (English / SG-Certificate)
Studium Generale (SG) on Demand
Most of our programs are recorded and can be easily viewed through our playlist on YouTube.
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