Studium Generale (SG) offers a stage for science, society and culture at Tilburg University.
16:45 - 18:00
Documenting the Holocaust: Our Story
Documentary 'Auschwitz, Our Story' with introduction by the filmmaker Herman Teerhöfer. Featured are 6 people who have 1 thing in common; they were deported to Auschwitz as Jews and are recounting it. What did they draw strength from and how were they able to give meaning to the rest of their lives? (English / SG-Certificate)
19:00 - 22:00
Open Stage & Poetry Night
New date: The Open Stage & Poetry Night is on February 1! Students and staff show their skills on stage and the new Campus Poet will be elected. Sign up for a performance or come watch and listen!
20:00 - 22:00
De Tafel van Martinus
Talk show with the latest, the most exciting and the most urgent knowledge of Tilburg University. Everyone is welcome in the relaxed atmosphere of the Studiozaal of the Schouwburg, it is the ideal place to meet. (Dutch / SG-Certificate)
19:30 - 21:00
SG Film: Cold War (Zimna wojna)
Every first Tuesday of the month, you can enjoy the best movies on the big screen on campus. This month, we will be showing the award-winning and passionate love story Cold War. In the 1950s, a music director falls in love with a singer and tries to persuade her to flee communist Poland for France. (Polish spoken - subtitles English)
13:00 - 14:00
Introducing the Netherlands: Cycling Culture
It just takes one look at our campus to realize that The Netherlands is a huge cycling country. In fact, there are more bicycles than residents in the country. How did that come about and what can be learned from Dutch cycling culture? (English / SG-Certificate)
16:45 - 17:30
SG Music: Aires Tropicales Quintet
Chamber music as you've never heard it before! In the series ‘Music Inside the Black Box’ promising Spanish and Cuban musicians of the Aires Tropicales Woodwind Quintet will touch you by emotions. (English)
19:30 - 21:15
The Unknown Side of Giftedness
Giftedness (Hoogbegaafdheid in Dutch) is often portrayed in a positive light, with those who have the aptitude for it being seen as superior. However, there is a darker side to it. At this symposium we share both academic and personal insights. (English / SG-Certificate)
14:45 - 16:30
The Fascinating World of ASMR
ASMR, the feeling some people experience in response to tapping, whispering or crackling, has taken the internet by storm. This symposium is dedicated to this special sensation, as we look into how ASMR is connected to relaxation and digital intimacy. (English / SG-Certificate)
16:45 - 17:45
#OnlineHaters: Why Internet Discussions Escalate
Online interactions are more prone to bicker and battle than face-to-face discussions, because we express our opinions too clearly online, social psychologist Carla Roos argues. Curious to hear why she promotes more communicative vagueness? Find out during this lecture. (English / SG-Certificate)
16:45 - 17:30
SG Music: James Oesi plays Bach
Today is Bach Day! Double bassist James Oesi pays tribute to the work of Johann Sebastian Bach, one of the greatest and most influential composers in classical music, with a solo concert.
19:00 - 21:00
Willem Witteveen Lecture 2023
The Willem Witteveen Lecture 2023 will be given by Prof. Wim van de Donk, Rector Magnificus and Chairman of the Executive Board of Tilburg University.
16:45 - 17:30
SG Music: Djuwa Mroivili
The talented pianist and performer Djuwa Mroivili stands up for black composers who have not received the appreciation their music deserves. She will play work by the Afro-American composer Florence Price.
18:00 - 02:00
Night University is Tilburg University’s ultimate (and free!) science festival.
16:45 - 17:30
SG Music: Talal Fayad & Oriol Marès
Cultures meet and create exciting music. Talal Fayad, an Arabic and Turkish oud player from Syria, and Oriol Marès, a latin jazz clarinetist from Barcelona, are searching for their common artistic ground.
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