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State of the University: ‘The crisis after the crisis is usually worse’

09 January 2024

‘The crisis after the crisis is usually worse.’ These are the words of President of the Board of the University, Jouke de Vries, in the new State of the University 2024. A broadcast in which Jouke de Vries will answer Bram Douwes’ sharp and playful questions regarding topical themes from the past year. From the House of Connections, they will also look ahead to 2024 with various guests.


  • Lisa Gaufman will talk about her book The Trump Carnival and the polarization on social media.
  • How does Lisa Herzog feel about the democratization within the UG?
  • Which path did Zahra Farshchi , who fled from Iran, take before going to University?
  • Erica Schaper and Brigit Toebes will talk about how the University of the North plans to tackle the challenges in the health care sector.
  • Jacquelien Scherpen looks back on her first 100 days.
  • Final guest of the evening will be Frederika Cazemier ; Will there be any dancing at the 410th anniversary?

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