Easter under the cloud of corona: a story’s power01st April 2021
Can Easter enlighten us to keep hope in times of corona? Professor Bart Koet connects the story of Easter to other narratives in history.
Universities in the Netherlands present alternative Student Cabinet29th March 2021
Not a coalition agreement to last for four years, but a long-term plan, based on scientific knowledge. The universities in the Netherlands have presented an alternative coalition agreement – right after the Dutch parliamentary elections and at the start of the formation of a new Cabinet. Fourteen students form the first Dutch Student Cabinet and each represent a Minister’s portfolio with a suitable plan for the future of the Netherlands.
The corona crisis as an opportunity for improved relationships between people and with nature24th March 2021
The corona crisis teaches us that perfectibility is illusory and that people cannot do without communities. That is the thesis of the recently published book Nothing in Excess. Re-evaluating Nature, the Economy and Life post Corona, written by Prince Carlos de Bourbon Parma, Professor of Theology Paul van Geest, and Professor Emeritus of Economics Sylvester Eijffinger.