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Lecture: The EU's fight against the illicit trade in counterfeit products
When:We 18-09-2024 13:00 - 15:00
Where:House of Connections

This presentation by Pim Geelhoed is part of the Presentation Series on Illicit Trade and Sustainability of the Illicit Trade research group within the Development, Security and Justice theme.

The roots of inequality, poverty and deprivation in Africa | CoRE-IPD Summercourse
From:Mo 15-07-2024
Until:Fr 19-07-2024
Where:Nairobi, Kenya

We are  inviting applications to attend the first summer school of the newly established Cluster of Research Excellence in Inequalities, Poverty, and Deprivation (CoRE IPD).

This five-day summer school will contain interactive lectures by CoRE IPD...

Illicit Trade Summer School 2024
From:Mo 08-07-2024
Until:Fr 12-07-2024
Where:University of Warsaw

Join us for an immersive learning experience at the University of Warsaw from July 8 to 12, 2024, as we delve into the complex world of illicit trade. 

Organized by the Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime (GI-TOC), the Illicit Trade...

FEB-HIS Summer School: Financial, Economic and Business History
From:Mo 24-06-2024
Until:Fr 28-06-2024
Where:Groningen

The Financial, Economic and Business History (FEB-HIS) Summer School for PhD students and Postdocs will take place in Groningen from Monday 24th June to Friday 28th June 2024. It is organised by the Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB) of the...

Bookpresentation: Global Digital Data Governance Polycentric Perspectives
When:Fr 31-05-2024 11:00 - 13:00
Where:House of Connections, Grote Markt 21 Groningen

This book provides a nuanced exploration of contemporary digital data governance, highlighting the importance of cooperation across sectors and disciplines in order to adapt to a rapidly evolving technological landscape. Most of the theory around global...

GGDC Conference 2024
From:Tu 28-05-2024
Until:We 29-05-2024
Where:To be announced

We are delighted to announce the upcoming GGDC conference on Tuesday, May 28, 2024, and Wednesday, May 29, 2024. The conference will take place at a convenient location in the city centre of Groningen. In the coming months, more information concerning...

EU Debate: Why should you vote?
When:Mo 27-05-2024 20:00 - 21:30
Where:Forum Groningen Nieuwe Markt 1

With: Anja Haga (CU), Raquel García Hermida-van der Walle (D66), Sjoerd Wijnsma (CDA), Michiel Hoogeveen (JA21) and more.

Are you going to vote in the European elections this year? Elections for the members of the European Parliament (MEPs) are held...

Spring School 2024: Landscape History & Ecology | Ghent |Medieval and Early Modern Studies
From:Mo 27-05-2024
Until:Fr 31-05-2024
Where:Het Rustpunt, Ghent

This Spring School is organised by Ghent University (Doctoral Schools), University of Groningen, the Huizinga Institute and the Dutch Research School for Medieval Studies.

It's organized to stimulate contacts and exchange between PhD candidates and ReMa...

Growth Infrastructures: Workshop
From:Th 23-05-2024
Until:Fr 24-05-2024
Where:Faculty of Arts Harmonie Room 1314.0142 (former law library), Oude Kijk In't Jatstraat 26, Groningen

How has economic growth become so entangled in human activities? This workshop explores how the quest for continuous growth and alternative attempts to instigate “post-growth” or “degrowth” are each embedded in overlapping socio-material relations that...

Lecture: Federalizing Investigations and Prosecution
When:We 22-05-2024 10:00 - 12:00
Where:House of Connections

In this lecture Andrew Zuidema will discuss EPPO ability to handle PIF Offences and how this may differ from a US and Canadian perspective. The European Public Prosecutor’s Office (EPPO) is a new EU body whose purpose is to prosecute PIF Offences (e.g....

D&G Luncheon Meeting |dr. Ksenia Robbe and dr. Senka Neuman Stanivukovic on 'Formation of Feminist Strike'
When:We 15-05-2024 12:00 - 13:30
Where:Grey Room, House of Connections

Ksenia Robbe and Senka Neuman Stanivukovic are looking forward to presenting the special issue that they have co-edited with Kylie Thomas, titled  Formation of Feminist Strike in the journal Atlantis: Critical Studies in Gender, Culture, and Social...

India Elections 2024: What's at Stake?
When:Tu 14-05-2024 20:00 - 21:30
Where:House of Connections, Grote Markt 21, Groningen

In April and May 2024, India will hold the largest democratic elections in recorded history. Nearly 970 million registered voters will determine the future of India. They will decide who gets to sit in India’s lower house of parliament, the Lok Sabha or...

Multigenerational Hackathon on Sustainable Development
From:Th 02-05-2024
Until:Th 30-05-2024
Where:House of Connections, Grote Markt 21 Groningen

Are you passionate about building a more sustainable future? Do you want to connect with like-minded individuals and develop your innovative ideas to solve societal problems? What if you could create something truly impactful in just one month? Join us...

Climate No Future | Photo exposition in Galerie Lichtzone Groningen
From:We 01-05-2024
Until:Su 26-05-2024
Where:Galerie Lichtzone, Oude Kijk in ‘t Jatstraat 36, Groningen.

This exhibition explores the depiction of current climate protests through the eyes of the protesters themselves. The monstrous effects of the climate crisis are difficult for people to comprehend. Images offer access to uncertain climate futures and...

D&G Luncheon Meeting | Presentation of the migration and mobility COST action
When:Th 25-04-2024 12:00 - 13:30
Where:Grey Room, House of Connections, Grote Markt 21, Groningen

On 25 April the Human Mobility & Migration Lab of the D&G theme will hold a presentation of the migration and mobility COST action.

25 April, 12:00-13:30 (vegan/vegetarian lunch included)

Presentation of the migration and mobility COST action

  • dr....

Workshop “Future of Sustainable Development: Bridging SDG Interactions, Modeling, Tools and Policy”
When:We 24-04-2024 13:30 - 17:00
Where:House of Connections, Grote Markt 21, 9712 HR Groningen, The Netherlands

Countries are not on track to meet the United Nations’ 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which comprises 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and 169 targets to be achieved by 2030. Underachieving SDGs will negatively affect billions of people...

Understanding Risk, Facilitating Resilience | Research Workshop
When:Tu 23-04-2024 09:00 - 14:30
Where:Norman Building, Lutkenieuwstraat 5

The Risk, Crises and Resilience theme is excited to announce an upcoming international workshop on 'Understanding Risk, Facilitating Resilience,' taking place on 23 April in the Norman building at the Lutkenieuwstraat!

Esteemed scholars from New...

D&G Luncheon Meeting | Fair methods for participatory budgeting
When:Th 18-04-2024 12:00 - 13:30
Where:Red room, House of Connections, Grote Markt 21, Groningen

On 18 April prof. Davide Grossi (RUG) will tell you more on: Fair methods for participatory budgeting

Participatory budgeting is one of the most influential democratic innovations.

Please Register below

What is participatory budgeting?

Born in the 90s...

Lecture: Living with extraction and environmental change in Africa
When:We 17-04-2024 13:00 - 15:00
Where:House of Connections

Mining and oil drilling have transformed the environment in places such as Johannesburg, the Copperbelt and the Niger Delta. This presentation by Iva Pesa centers people's lived experiences of dealing with air, water and soil pollution in localities...

Sustainable Education Market
When:Mo 15-04-2024 14:00 - 17:00
Where:House of Connections, Grote Markt 21

Do you know what sustainable study options are available for you? Have you heard of living labs, summer schools, electives, minors and learning communities? On Monday 15 April you can find out everything you wish to know by visiting the Sustainable...

Luncheon Meeting D&G |Mapping the landscape of transnational municipal networks
When:Th 21-03-2024 12:00 - 13:30
Where:Grey room, House of Connections, Grote Markt 21 Groningen

On 21 March, there will be a Luncheon Meeting on 'Mapping the landscape of transnational municipal networks,' by Piero Tortola (RUG).

Transnational municipal networks -- organisations linking cities across national borders -- are a rapidly growing...

Lecture prof. dr. Tom Casier: Finding a New Role for the EU in Times of Global Shifts 
When:We 20-03-2024 19:00 - 21:00
Where:House of Connections, Grote Markt 21

The first lecture in the series Shaping the Future of Europe: Challenges and Opportunities in a Global Context, will be delivered by prof. dr. Tom Casier:

Finding a New Role for the EU in Times of Global Shifts  

The lecture will take place on 20 March...

How to 'Win' an Election: The Secrets of Russia's Authoritarian Regime
When:Th 14-03-2024 20:00 - 21:15
Where:Senate Room, Academy Building

The Russian presidential elections differ significantly from many other elections taking place around the world this year. With multiple "administrative resources" available to manipulate the elections, jailed, exiled, or murdered opposition politicians,...

Ancient DNA research: From Remains to Revelations
When:Fr 08-03-2024 10:00 - 12:30
Where:House of Connections, Grote Markt 21, Groningen. (doors open at 9.30)

In this workshop we delve into the realm of ancient DNA research. Three distinguished speakers will share their expertise, offering valuable insights into this rapidly evolving field.

Ancient DNA research involves genetic material extracted from ancient...

Brewing ideas: Morning coffee with the INCITE-DEM team
When:Fr 08-03-2024 09:30 - 11:30
Where:The House of Connections

INCITE-DEM is an EU-funded Horizon Europe project that seeks to foster inclusive participation of citizens and communities in sustainability challenges while co-designing democratic innovations. Join us for this morning chat to find out more about the...

Workshop: Fake news and climate change
When:Fr 01-03-2024 15:00 - 17:00
Where:Smartlab, Forum Groningen

Are you curious about the truth behind climate change? Do you want to distinguish the facts from the fabrications?

Then join for an insightful workshop addressing the pervasive challenge of misinformation in today's digital age! The workshop is...

The Trump Carnival - Populism, Transgression and the Far Right | Book Launch
When:Th 29-02-2024 16:00 - 17:30
Where:Senate Room, Academy Building, Groningen

Democracy & Governance research colloquium

Bookpresentation by: Lisa Gaufman (RUG) and Bharath Ganesh (UvA)

The Trump Carnival

Building on the idea of the carnivalesque, this book focuses on the laughing culture of the Trump campaigns and presidency...

URSI seminar: How we can restore a safe climate – Really.|by Herb Simmons & Ina Horlings
When:Th 15-02-2024 16:00 - 17:00
Where:Online

Join us for an engaging online seminar where staff, PhDs, and students are invited to explore Herb Simmons' new book, "A Climate Vocabulary of the Future," and delve into his advocacy for climate restoration. Guided by Ina Horlings, discover innovative...

'Purpose en participatie’ | Derde sessie Veranderdialogen.
When:Th 08-02-2024 16:00 - 18:00
Where:House of Connections, Grote Markt 21, Groningen
Groeningen netwerkbijeenkomst wintereditie
When:Th 08-02-2024 09:30 - 14:00
Where:House of Connections, Grote Markt 21, Groningen

Groeningen organiseert een nieuwe netwerkbijeenkomst. In deze wintereditie, op donderdag 8 februari, speciale aandacht voor de nieuwe klimaatscenario’s van het KNMI en de rol van de waterschappen en de wetenschap. Wat betekenen deze mogelijkheden voor...

Beyond… Storytelling: Why, When, and How to Work with Stories | Workshop 1 in the workshop series 'Beyond... words and images'|Responsus
When:Th 01-02-2024 10:00 - 12:00
Where:1315.0031, Harmonie Building, Groningen

Beyond... words and images

These workshops will focus on - as you probably guessed -  words and images. Why? Because they are just like  windowpanes: people do not normally stop and examine them, yet they shape our view of the world.

Language and...

Nieuwjaarsbijeenkomst | De Circulaire toekomst van Groningen
When:We 31-01-2024 15:00 - 18:00
Where:House of Connections, Grote Markt 21, Groningen

Sluit op 31 januari aan bij House of Connections voor een inspirerende Circularity Entrepreneurs Meet-Up voor jonge professionals (of als je jong van geest bent) uit Groningen.

Graag nodigen wij jou uit voor deze nieuwjaarsbijeenkomst georganiseerd...

De toekomstbestendigheid van de politieke partij |DNPP Lustrumcongres
When:Fr 26-01-2024 10:00 - 18:00
Where:Academiegebouw, Broerstraat 4, Groningen

Voor geïnteresseerde wetenschappers, practitioners en studenten

In 2023 bestaat het Documentatiecentrum Nederlandse Politieke Partijen (DNPP) vijftig jaar. Ter gelegenheid van dit lustrum organiseert het DNPP op vrijdag 26 januari 2024 een congres over...

Exploring Methods: Energy & Everyday Life Ecologies
When:We 24-01-2024 14:15 - 18:00
Where:House of Connections

Join us at the House of Connections to talk about energy and sustainable development with Wubbo Ockels School, Rudolf Agricola School and the Environmental Humanities Network! 

The event will start with a keynote lecture by Alice Dal Gobbo (University...

After Hydropower Dams: Social and Environmental Processes that occur after the Construction of Belo Monte in Brazil. | guest lecture by prof. Marcia Grisotti
When:Fr 19-01-2024 10:30 - 12:00
Where:Harmonie Building (1312), in 'Collaboratory B' 

The Research Group Conflict, Environment, and Society are pleased to confirm the guest lecture by Prof. Marcia Grisotti (Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Brasil), on 'After Hydropower Dams: Social and Environmental Processes that occur after the...

ESNS 2024|The Power of Events: how to create impact for your local environment
When:Fr 19-01-2024 10:00 - 13:00
Where:House of Connections, Grote Markt 21, Groningen
Connecting natural, spatial, economic, and social science on Climate Adaptation
When:Th 18-01-2024 13:00 - 18:00
Where:'t Oog (5171.0415), Linnaeusborg, Zernike Campus

The global climate is changing – global temperatures are increasing, ice glaciers are melting, the sea level is rising. We have to deal with more extreme weather conditions, long periods of drought, periods of water scarcity, or extreme rainfall and...

Inaugural lecture dr. Leah Henderson, postponed due to personal circumstances
When:Fr 12-01-2024

This lecture is postponed due to personal circumstances!!

dr. Leah Henderson, appointed Professor of Societal Trust on behalf of the Koninklijke Hollandsche Maatschappij der Wetenschappen and the Rudolf Agricola School for Sustainable Development, would...

prof. Danny Dorling | Failing neo-liberalism: How Britain developed from a shining social and economic example to a near failed state.  
When:Tu 19-12-2023 16:00 - 17:30
Where:Gadourekzaal, Grote Rozenstraat 19, Groningen

In this lecture, world-renowned Prof. Danny Dorling will discuss his latest book, 'Shattered Nation: Inequality and the Geography of a Failing State.'

From leading nation to near Failed State

Britain was once the leading economy in Europe; it is now the...

prof. dr. Brian R. Cook | Community Engagement for Disaster Risk Reduction (CEDRR): a learning approach to flood risk mitigation in Melbourne, Australia.
When:Fr 08-12-2023 12:00 - 13:30
Where:Department of Sociology (Grote Rozenstraat 31) in Gadourekzaal (B126)

The Risk, Crisis and Resilience theme of the Rudolf Agricola School is delighted to host prof. dr. Brian Cook from the University of Melbourne for a short research visit.

Prof. Cook will talk about his work on 'Community Engagement for Disaster Risk...

Derde Veranderdialogen: purpose en participatie
When:Th 07-12-2023 16:00 - 17:00
Where:House of Connections, Grote Markt 21 Groningen

De derde sessie van de Veranderdialogen van dit jaar vindt plaats op donderdagmiddag 7 december in het House of Connections van de RUG.

‘Purpose’ is het nieuwe buzzwoord voor bedrijven die zich realiseren dat enkel je ding doen en winstgevend zijn als...

Workshop prof. Leah Henderson on Trust and skepticism about science | Nothing but the truth
From:Th 07-12-2023
Until:Fr 08-12-2023
Where:UMCG Hanzeplein 1, Groningen, Netherlands

On 7 and 8 december prof. Leah Henderson will give workshops on 'Trust and skepticism about science.' The workshops are part of the conference 'Nothing but the Truth,' on trust and truth in science. How do we define truth in science? How do we...

Prof. Leah Henderson in panel discussion: My truth is your truth?
When:Mo 04-12-2023 20:00 - 21:30
Where:Aula Academy Building Broerstraat 5 Groningen

In a world of knowledge bubbles and alternative facts, the nature of truth has become the subject of intense debate. How do we balance respect for different perspectives with the need for agreement that we actually all live in the same world? When does...

Growth infrastructures - Making the pursuit of ever more (im)possible and (ab)normal |SCOOP Lecture by dr. Malcolm Campbell-Verduyn
When:Mo 27-11-2023 15:30 - 17:00
Where:Gadourekzaal, University of Groningen

Growth infrastructures: Making the pursuit of ever more (im)possible and (ab)normal" by Dr. Malcolm Campbell-Verduyn 

Scoop

This lecture is organised by SCOOP 

Location:  Gadourekzaal, University of Groningen
Livestream link:  https://video.rug...

Worldmaking in the Anthropocene: Critical Tourism Studies and Decolonization |Workshop series
When:Mo 27-11-2023 15:00 - 18:00
Where:Campus Fryslân, University of Groningen

For many years, people in different parts of the world have been calling for decolonizing education. Scholars from diverse backgrounds, including Black, Asian, Indigenous, and people of color, have joined this conversation, both in the global south and...

Groningen in beeld|Congres Kennisplatform over de laatste ontwikkelingen in het aardbevingsdossier | + Boekpresentatie 'Inzicht in impact'
When:Th 23-11-2023 16:00 - 20:30
Where:LABnul50, Boterdiep 113 Groningen

De parlementaire enquête, het rapport Groningers boven gas en de daaropvolgende kabinetsreactie hebben ervoor gezorgd dat er meer landelijke aandacht is voor de maatschappelijke gevolgen van de gaswinning. Groningen is eindelijk meer in beeld.

Tijdens...

Book Launch: 'Remembering Transitions: Local Revisions and Global Crossings in Culture and Media'
When:Tu 21-11-2023 17:00 - 19:00
Where:Jantina Tammeszaal (University Library)

Celebrate the new publication and enjoy presentations by editor Ksenia Robbe, RUG contributor Pablo Valdivia and engaging discussions with Margriet van der Waal and Senka Neuman Stanivukovic. Supported by OSL, ICOG DemCP Center, and Rudolf Agricola...

HELLO Meet Up event on 'Green Groningen'
When:We 15-11-2023 14:00 - 16:00
Where:House of Connections, Grote Markt 21 Groningen

You are cordially invited to the HELLO Meet Up event. This is an event that gathers researchers from the Faculty of Arts and businesses or organisations in and around Groningen.

Every year, the Meet Up offers the opportunity to make connections between...

POLITICAL PARTIES: FIT FOR THE FUTURE? | Susan Scarrow and Gerrit Voerman
When:Th 09-11-2023 20:00 - 21:30
Where:Academy Building Broerstraat 5, Groningen

Tickets Studium Generale: €4,- / €2,- SG-card / students free

Political parties hold a central place in contemporary democracies. However, the function and role of the political party is being questioned more and more. Less than three percent of the...

The legacy of the Nigerian-Fijian Empire| Societal Trust research colloquium | with prof. Robbert Maseland (Nijmegen)
When:We 08-11-2023 15:15 - 17:00
Where:Faculty of Philosophy, room Omega,

The legacy of the Nigerian-Fijian Empire—the institutional impact of horizontal colonial ties in the late British Empire

A broad literature in economics emphasizes that cooperation and exchange—being drivers of economic prosperity—rely on societal...

Methods for circularity research: Finding common ground |Workshop within the Circular Economy series
When:Tu 07-11-2023 15:00 - 18:00
Where:House of Connections, Groningen

Dr. Marjolein Offenbeek and dr. Martijn van der Steen will give a presentation about research methods into problems companies face with becoming more circular focussing on suppliers, banks, infrastructure.

Guest lecture by Wytze Rijke, managing director...

Sociaal geografen Wouter van Gent en Willem Boterman vertellen alles over wijken die veranderen door gentrificatie.
When:Sa 04-11-2023 20:30 - 21:30
Where:Forum Groningen

Het klinkt als een grootstedelijk fenomeen, maar ook in middelgrote steden als Groningen zijn traditionele volksbuurten zoals de Korrewegwijk en de Oosterpoort beïnvloed door gentrificatie. Dat is wanneer een buurt of gebied langzaam verandert doordat...

Rudolf Agricola Conference: 'Connecting for Sustainability'
When:Th 19-10-2023 09:30 - 16:00
Where:House of Connections, Grote Markt 21 Groningen

We are excited to invite you to the one-day Rudolf Agricola School conference 'Connecting for Sustainability' which will take place on October 19th. 

Find the program here

We will start with an informative session highlighting the latest developments...

Sustainability Reimagined: The role of (visual) language in solving humanity's problems + Workshop
When:We 11-10-2023 09:30 - 17:30
Where:House of Connections, Grote Markt 21 Groningen, First Floor.

This Event is part of the Green Office Sustainability Week 2023

The debate about the transition to a sustainable future is often dominated by technological innovation and supranational policy making. But these alone are unlikely to garner the public...

Networks & Sustainability workshop
When:Mo 09-10-2023 10:00 - 12:00
Where:House of Connections, Grote Markt 21 Groningen

The newly formed Networks & Sustainability group will be holding a free workshop to demonstrate a variety of network approaches used for understanding (or supporting) sustainability.

The workshops include the following:

  • Trademark data and its use...

Symposium: Language Learning & Wellbeing in Newcomers and Refugees
When:Th 05-10-2023 09:30 - 18:00
Where:House of Connections, Grote Markt 21 Groningen. Please register before 25 September.

Would you like to attend the symposium? Please register here . Registration is possible until October 1st 2023


Program Symposium: Language Learning & Wellbeing in Newcomers and Refugees

This event is organized within the Agricola theme Democracy...

European Researchers’ Night – festive science festival at Forum Groningen
When:Fr 29-09-2023 19:30 - 23:59
Where:Forum Groningen

On Friday 29 September, European Researchers’ Night will be held across Europe to celebrate and question science.

Everyone who is curious is welcome at the European Researchers’ Night, a festive and versatile science festival held in Forum Groningen....

'A Reason for Rage: The Postcoloniality of Power and the Violence of Nationalism,' by Nandita Sharma, Professor of Sociology, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa.
When:Mo 25-09-2023 17:00 - 19:00
Where:House of Connections, Grote Markt 21 Groningen

Reasoning is often defined as the 'action of thinking about something in a logical and sensible way.' Rage, then, is the appropriate mode of reasoning required to think about nationalism.

Nandita Sharma on her lecture:

Nationalism is the governing mode...

Do current crises have a negative impact on our mental health? - Lecture by Prof. Tanja Michael from Saarbrücken University
When:Tu 19-09-2023 16:00 - 17:00
Where:Noordamzaal (M.0074), Muntinggebouw, Grote Kruisstraat 2 Groningen

Do current crises have a negative impact on our mental health?


On Tuesday, 19th September, from 4-5 PM at Noordamzaal (M.0074) in the Heymans building, the Psychology Department is hosting a significant event centered on the topic of children and...
Summer School Sustainable Landscapes - The Wadden Experience
From:Su 27-08-2023
Until:Fr 01-09-2023
Where:Groningen, Waddensea

How to steer towards sustainability at the landscape level? In the Northern part of the Netherlands lies the World Heritage Wadden Sea Region. Within this region, human and natural landscape development is strongly intertwined. The region has a strong...

Listen Here Now: A Soundscape Approach to Biodiversity, Creativity and Well-Being - Symposium
When:We 23-08-2023 10:15 - 14:30
Where:House of Connections. First and second floor, in: Groot Handelshuis, Grote Markt 21, Groningen

Programme

10:15 Opening + Coffee

10:30 Providing an Optimal Acoustic Space for Bird in Urban Forests amidst Anthropogenic Noise Interference

Keynote by Dr. Zezhou Hao (online) – Institute of Tropical Forestry, Chinese Academy of Forestry, Guangzhou,...

Multidisciplinary perspectives from archaeology to marine historical ecology - Workshop
When:We 12-07-2023 09:30 - 17:00
Where:House of Connections, Building number 4428, First floor, Room number 0102 (Grote Markt 21, Oude Ebbingestraat 18A, 9712 HR Groningen)

Archaeology is increasingly interdisciplinary and future research will continue to reflect this trend. With this workshop we will introduce students to cross-disciplinary research agendas in archaeology and historical ecology. This workshop will...

Summer School Corporate Governance and the Effectiveness of Boards
From:Mo 10-07-2023
Until:Fr 14-07-2023
Where:Groningen, the Netherlands

What do boards do? What factors influence what they do and how they do it? How do they perform and contribute to the overall performance of the company they represent? In this summer school we answer these questions taking a multi-disciplinary approach...

Summer School Cascading Disasters, Institutions and Organizations (CAINO)
From:Mo 10-07-2023
Until:Fr 14-07-2023
Where:Groningen & Rotterdam, the Netherlands

A Joint summer school organized and hosted by the Erasmus University Rotterdam and of the University of Groningen

How can we build disaster-proof societies for the next generations? How do political institutions – at the national and global levels -...

Meet & Greet Circular Economy
When:Tu 04-07-2023 14:30 - 17:30
Where:House of Connections, Grote Markt 21 Groningen

The Rudolf Agricola School for Sustainable Development invites you to a Meet & Greet Circular Economy at the House of Connections for researchers of all faculties of the University of Groningen .

The aims of the Meet & Greet are to meet fellow...

Groningen Lectures on Modes of Reasoning - Nandita Sharma
When:Su 25-06-2023
Where:Follows

Bio: Nandita Sharma is an activist scholar whose research is shaped by the social movements she is active in, including No Borders movements and those struggling for the planetary commons. She is the author of Home Economics: Nationalism and the Making...

Open House House of Connections
When:Sa 24-06-2023 10:30 - 16:00
Where:Grote Markt 21, Groningen (former V&D)

On Saturday 24 June, the University of Groningen is inviting members of the public to visit the House of Connections in the former V&D building on the Grote Markt.

Curious to find out who works opposite the La Place restaurant and discover what they do?...

Official Opening Rudolf AGricola School for Sustainable Development in House of Connections in Groningen
When:We 21-06-2023 13:00 - 18:00
Where:House of Connections, Grote Markt 21 June

On the 21 st of June 2023 the Rudolf Agricola School for Sustainable Development will officially open at the House of Connections.

To kick-off our opening event we start with a unique Rudolf Agricola musical inspiration session. Especially for us the...

'Exit. Why people leave. Global Migration in the 21st Century.' - a Human Migration and Mobility Lab event with prof. Thomas Faist
When:Tu 20-06-2023 15:30 - 17:00
Where:room A12 in the Academy Building UG, Broerstraat 5 Groningen

The question of where one was born has long since become a determinant of individual life conditions. In some regions of the world, more people are leaving to seek their fortune elsewhere. What does this do to their place of origin - and what are the...

'The politics of illicit trade statistics.' Illicit Trade webinar by dr. Lukas Linsi
When:We 07-06-2023 12:00 - 13:00
Where:Online, to recieve the link, mail to: agricola@rug.nl

Economic statistics are generally considered as unproblematic, accurate and authoritative measures of cross-border flows. Yet, headline economic indicators do not fall from the sky. They are constructed through processes that are shaped by political...

ITG College Tour: Interview with Sander Schaepman van ' Hunted'
When:Tu 06-06-2023 20:00 - 21:00
Where:Aula, Academy building, University of Groningen and Online

College Tour is an event where a high-profile Dutch or International guest is interviewed. This event is based on the concept of the homonym Dutch TV show, where the audience (you!) will have the chance to ask questions. For this year’s event, Sander...

'Responsible Communication: explore why (visual) language matters for a sustainable future.' Event in the House of Connections
When:Tu 16-05-2023 15:00 - 18:00
Where:House of Connections, first and second floor, in: Groot Handelshuis, Grote Markt 21, Oude Ebbingestraat 18A, 9712 HR Groningen.

We are delighted to invite you to our upcoming event. Join us for a thought-provoking experience where we will explore the crucial role that (visual) language plays in influencing worldviews, behaviour, and actions.

The event is launching RESPONSUS, a...

Workshop on Agent-based modelling & Criminal Markets
When:Mo 15-05-2023 15:00 - 17:00
Where:University College Groningen

Want to understand and be able to model the dynamics of criminal markets?

Join the Illicit Trade workshop on the 15th of May, which combines criminal law expertise with behavioural sciences and introduces participants to agent-based modelling. Sign up...

ITG Webinar dr. Chengyong Xiao: Supplier sustainability development in emerging countries
When:Fr 21-04-2023 12:00 - 13:00
Where:Online. Sign up and recieve the link in your Email: agricola@rug.nl

Growing evidences show that governmental and regulatory agencies in emerging countries play an increasingly active role in enforcing labor and environmental protection laws.

Against this backdrop, we conducted a longitudinal case study of nine Chinese...

Illicit Trade: documentary 'Wild Daze' & panel discussion on poaching and wildlife trafficking
When:Th 20-04-2023 19:30 - 23:00
Where:Cinema RKZ Bios, Emmastraat 15, Groningen

Illicit Trade Group welcomes you on the 20th of April for the first European screening of the critically acclaimed documentary Wild Daze and an exciting panel discussion on Wildlife Trafficking.

Poaching and trafficking of elephants

Set in Subharan, Africa,...

Minisymposium: 'Preparing for the next crisis: Modeling and simulation for disaster risk reduction.'
When:Tu 04-04-2023 11:00 - 12:30
Where:B.126 - Gadourek, Heymansbuilding, Grote Kruisstraat 2/1, Groningen.

On April 4th the Risk, Crises and Resilience theme will host the Agricola Mini Symposium on 'Preparing for the next crisis: Modeling and simulation for disaster risk reduction.'

Dr. Wander Jager (RUG), Dr. Daniele Vilone (CNR, Italy) and Asst. Prof....

Bureaucratic politicisation: the effects of the blurring of lines between politicians and senior civil servants on policy-making in the Netherlands. Webinar by Alexandre Belloir
When:Th 16-03-2023 12:00 - 13:00
Where:Online

The lines between politicians and bureaucrats are becoming increasingly blurred. Scholars point toward the turbulent political climate we are currently living in, with factors such as the rise of populism, political-party polarisation and a 24/7 media...

POPULIST POLITICIANS IN POWER. Paul Taggart lecture in Groningen
When:We 08-03-2023 16:00 - 17:15
Where:A900 (next to Academy Building) Broerstraat 9 Groningen

Populist politicians thrive on being in opposition as their ideas often challenge and oppose the establishment. At the same time, it is a widespread misconception that populists in power are doomed to fail. But what exactly happens when populist...

CANCELLED!! Webinar dr. Tim Wittig: It's not Green if it's not Clean: the nexus of Illicit trade, international security, and global sustainability.
When:We 08-03-2023 12:00 - 13:00
Where:Online

What is the subject of this webinar?

Illicit trade, organized crime, corruption, financial crime, and contemporary security threat actors are key drivers of climate change, biodiversity loss, and ecosystem collapse.

This talk discusses the powerful overlaps...

Social networks and the resilience of marginalized communities. Talk by dr. Miranda Lubbers, Autonomous University of Barcelona
When:We 22-02-2023 15:00 - 16:30
Where:Harmonie Building, Oude Kijk in 't Jatstraat 26, room 1312.0007

In the context of growing inequalities, dr. Lubbers assesses how social networks shape the resilience of marginalized, disadvantaged groups in society, including undocumented migrants.

Drawing on various theories, dr. Lubbers discusses how networks can...

Summer School: Environmental Management on Islands. Challenges and Sustainability
From:Mo 13-02-2023
Until:Fr 17-02-2023
Where:SALA DE PIEDRA DEL RECTORADO (University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria), Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria island, Canary Islands, Spain

The information below will be updated as soon as possible.

Islands are special cases for Sustainable Development. Methodologically and scientifically, islands are ideal ‘laboratories’ for sustainable landscape stewardship. Islands are unique in both...

Deepening Digital Democracy Workshop 2023. Engaging with the impacts of digital technologies on democratic innovation
When:Mo 30-01-2023 10:00 - 18:00
Where:Campus Fryslan, Wirdumerdijk 34, Leeuwarden. Registration Required. To register, please indicate whether you will attend online or on-site and send an email to: e.roumeas@rug.nl

(!) Registration Required. To register, please indicate whether you will attend online or on-site and send an email to: e.roumeas@rug.nl

Program

10.00 – 10.15 – Introduction by Karsten Schulz

10.15 – 12.00 Panel 1 (Digital deliberation)

  • Benjamin...
Illicit Trade Winter School 2023. In cooperation with the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI)
From:Mo 23-01-2023
Until:Th 26-01-2023
Where:Groningen

Money laundering. Terrorist financing. Drug trafficking. Arms smuggling. Illicit trafficking of wildlife, human body parts, and ancient historical artifacts. Tax havens. Proliferation of weapons of mass destruction (WMD). Oil bunkering. Human smuggling...

Winter School (2023): Our connection with a fast-changing Arctic
From:Mo 16-01-2023
Until:Fr 20-01-2023
Where:Groningen

From 16 January to 20 January 2023 the Arctic Centre is organising the summer school: Our connection with a fast-changing Arctic.

Symposium: Listen Here Now! A Participatory Soundscape Approach to Biodiversity and Well-Being in the City
When:Mo 09-01-2023 13:00 - 18:00
Where:USVA Munnekeholm 10, Groningen

The Listen Here Now!

Soundscapes interfaculty research team is pleased to invite you to our first symposium on the theme of Participatory Soundscapes, Biodiversity and Well-being in Groningen.

Keynote lecture by Dr. Antonella Radicchi from Birmingham...

PhD Grants Ceremony
When:Th 24-11-2022 14:00 - 17:00
Where:Invitees Only

To spur young researchers to work on societal challenges, Sustainable Society offers grants for University of Groningen PhD candidates. This grant enables PhD candidates to broaden their horizon and give their research output an extra push.

Invitees...

ITG webinar Ratna Juwita 'Exploring Corruption as a Violation of Human Rights in the Practices of International Human Rights Institutions'.
When:Th 17-11-2022 12:00 - 13:00
Where:online

Together with our research theme Illicit Trade we are organizing a webinar on Thursday 17 November 2022 entitled: 'Exploring Corruption as a Violation of Human Rights in the Practices of International Human Rights Institutions'.

Sign up and receive the...

Natalia's voice: first hand stories from Ukraine to the Netherlands
When:Tu 01-11-2022 19:00 - 21:00
Where:House of Change, Boteringestraat 47

On 24 2022 Februari Russia invaded Ukraine. The start of an orgy of violence, not only against the military, but above all against the civilian population. Natalia is one of the civilians that had to flee her country in the spring of 2022. She took...

Lunch webinar Illicit Trade: The effectiveness of prostitution policy in reducing human trafficking
When:Th 27-10-2022 12:00 - 13:00
Where:Online

Together with our research theme Illicit Trade we are organizing a webinar on Thursday 27 October 2022 entitled: 'The effectiveness of prostitution policy in reducing human trafficking'.

Dr. Nicolle Zeegers discusses the licensing of sex business and the...

European Researchers’ Night & Zpannend Zernike
From:Fr 30-09-2022
Until:Su 02-10-2022
Where:Groninger Forum. Nieuwe Markt Groningen

On the first weekend of October, Groningen will be celebrating the national Science Weekend.

The weekend begins on Friday 30 September with European Researchers’ Night, which will be held in Forum Groningen and is open to all researchers and interested...

Inaugural lecture Prof C.M. (Martijn) van der Heide
When:Fr 23-09-2022 14:50 - 15:00
Where:Aula Academy Building, Broerstraat 5, Groningen

More information

Inaugural lecture: Prof C.M. (Martijn) van der Heide

Title:

Chair: Natuurinclusieve Plattelandsontwikkeling

Faculty: Spatial Sciences

Registration is not yet possible.

Livestream on 23 September, see: www.rug.nl/digitale-oratie

Prof. Erle Ellis: Should the Anthropocene be recognised as an official subdivision of geological time?
When:We 06-07-2022 13:30 - 17:00
Where:Van Leeuwenzaal, Academy Building Broerstraat 5 Groningen

On Wednesday 6 July we are hosting a session with two members of the Anthropocene Working Group as part of the Summer School 'Welcome to the Anthropocene!' Will Homo sapiens leave a geological mark? Should the Anthropocene be recognised as an official...

Sustainable Landscapes Research Meet-Up
When:Tu 21-06-2022 15:00 - 17:00
Where:Norman Building, Lutkenieuwstraat 5 Groningen

This meet-up aims at connecting Sustainable Landscapes Fellows from different faculties and building genuine transdisciplinary research initiatives. It will be held on Tuesday 21 June.

During the meet-up, we will update you on recent developments in our...

Webinar: online guests Zvekić and Adal - The 2021 report on The Global Organized Crime Index - Taking the measure of crime
When:Tu 14-06-2022 15:00 - 16:00
Where:Online: https://bit.ly/3lAcpLu

On Tuesday 14 June 2022 we will be welcoming Ugljesa Zvekić and Laura Adal.

During this online meeting our guests Zvekić and Adal will reflect on the 2021 report on The Global Organized Crime Index - Taking the measure of crime.

The Global Organized Crime...

Research Meet-Up Democracy & Governance
When:Tu 14-06-2022 15:00 - 17:00
Where:Van Swinderen Huys (Oude Boteringestraat 19, Groningen)

This first annual meet-up aims at connecting RUG staff members from different faculties and building genuine transdisciplinary research initiatives. At the meet-up, the objectives and missions of the Agricola School and the Democracy & Governance theme...

Lunch webinar Illicit Trade: The effects of cocaine production and trafficking on the Indigenous people of the Peruvian Amazon
When:Th 09-06-2022 12:00 - 13:00
Where:Live stream

Together with our research group Illicit Trade we are organizing a webinar on Thursday 9 June 2022 entitled: 'The effects of cocaine production and trafficking on the Indigenous people of the Peruvian Amazon'.

Nick Emlen discusses the emerging cocaine...

Six experts on: The costs and benefits of sanctions on Russia. Webinar
When:Mo 09-05-2022 14:00 - 15:30
Where:Online (see link below)

Roundtable discussion: Will higher energy cost be enough to solve the Ukrainian crisis?

What are the main impacts that sanctions are having? What are the costs that the international community is asked to bear? And what is the effectiveness of...

Disaster Resilience webinar: 'Innovations in crisis and disaster studies – a resilience perspective'
When:Th 28-04-2022 12:00 - 13:00
Where:Online

Together with our research theme Disaster Resilience we organize a webinar on Thursday 28 April 2022 entitled: 'Innovations in crisis and disaster studies – a resilience perspective'.

Prof. Kees Boersma will inform us on (new) developments to improve...

Lunch seminar: French Elections 2022 Explained
When:Mo 11-04-2022 12:00 - 13:00
Where:Marie Loke Zaal, Harmoniegebouw, Oude Kijk in Het Jatstraat 26, Groningen & online. Mail to get the link: sustainablesociety@rug.nl

Join French political experts Clara Egger and Benjamin Leruth to discuss the results of the French presidential elections.

They will share their hot takes and answer your questions ahead of the second round of this election. The first round of the...

Lunch webinar Illicit Trade: International sanctions against Russia
When:Th 07-04-2022 13:00 - 14:00
Where:Live stream

Together with our research group Illicit Trade we are organizing a webinar on Thursday 7 April 2022 entitled: 'International sanctions against Russia'. Viktor Szép discusses the effects of the sanctions against Russia.

Sanctions have become a critical...

Lunch seminar Disaster Resilience: Supply chain resilience and the role of teams in dealing with disruptions
When:Th 31-03-2022 12:00 - 13:00
Where:Board room Sociology, Bouman building, Grote Rozenstraat 27; B-0128 AND via live stream

On Thursday 31 March 2022 we organize a hybrid seminar together with the Disaster Resilience theme entitled: 'Supply chain resilience and the role of teams in dealing with disruptions'.

Prof. Dirk Pieter van Donk will talk about supply chain management...

Q&A: Invasion of Ukraine
When:Tu 08-03-2022 12:00 - 13:00
Where:Marie Loke zaal Harmoniegebouw, Oude Kijk in Het Jatstraat 26, Groningen and online

Following an earlier event by the Faculty of Arts, our D&G group warmly invites you to attend an extraordinary one-hour session in which you can express your support, thoughts, and ask questions about this constantly evolving situation.

At least four...

Lunch webinar Disaster Resilience: disasters and disaster management policies
When:Th 03-03-2022 12:00 - 13:00
Where:online

Mark Thursday 3 March 2022 in your calendar! Together with our research group Disaster Resilience we are organizing a webinar entitled: ' The political dimensions of disasters and disaster management policies '.

Dr. Clara Egger will talk about how...

Illicit trade Lunch webinar: ‘Not so legal.’ Politics of poverty in Brazil
When:Th 17-02-2022 12:00 - 13:00
Where:online

Dr Flávio Eiró takes a look at Brazilian politics ‘from the other side’ in the Webinar of Sustainable Society UG on Thursday 17 February. He interviewed and followed politicians and their advisors during the 2018 and the 2020 elections. He analyses how...

Lecture Maarten Loonen. An introduction to our winterschool:  'Our connection with a fast changing Arctic'
When:Th 27-01-2022 14:00 - 15:00
Where:online

Even though the scheduled Winter school 'Our connection with a fast changing Arctic' of the Arctic Centre in Groningen, in collaboration with Sustainable Society, could not take place this year due to the current pandemic, we would very much like to...

Lunch webinar Disaster Resilience. 'What we know about disaster mental health and its applicability to the COVID-19 pandemic'
When:Th 27-01-2022 12:00 - 13:00
Where:Online

Mark Thursday 27 January 2022 in your calendar! Together with our research group Disaster Resilience we are organizing a webinar entitled: 'What we know about disaster mental health and its applicability to the COVID-19 pandemic'.
Prof. dr. Michel...

Illicit Trade Lunch webinar. Decontaminating Networks: Mercury Supply, Financial Flows and Informal Gold Mining in West Africa.
When:Th 20-01-2022 12:00 - 13:00
Where:Online

Mark Thursday 20 January 2022 in your calendar! Together with our research group Illicit Trade we are organizing a webinar entitled: ' Decontaminating Networks: Mercury Supply, Financial Flows and Informal Gold Mining in West Africa'.
Dr. Steven Van...

Lunch webinar Illicit Trade
When:Th 16-12-2021 12:00 - 13:00
Where:Livestream

Dear relation,

Mark Thursday 16 December in your calendar! Together with The Illicit Trade Group (ITG) we are organizing the lunch webinar: 'A data-driven approach for the detection of illicit accounts on the Ethereum blockchain'. In this webinar Georg...

Lunch event: lessons from 2021
When:Th 09-12-2021 12:00 - 13:00
Where:Livestream

Dear relation,


Mark Thursday 9 December in your calendar! Together with our research group Democracy & Governance we are organizing a webinar entitled: "A year in review: What lessons to draw from 2021?"

2021 has been marked by a series of major...

SuSo PhD Grants 2021
When:Tu 16-11-2021
Where:Prinsenhof, Groningen

Are you a PhD student at the University of Groningen? Do you need to carry out fieldwork? Or are you organising an (online) workshop or training? To spur young researchers to work on societal challenges, Sustainable Society offers a grant for University...

Sustainable Society Symposium 'Emerging societal challenges, towards a shared agenda'
When:Th 28-10-2021
Where:Forum Groningen

The second Sustainable Society Symposium 'Emerging societal challenges, towards a shared agenda' will take place on Thursday 28 October 2021. The afternoon will kick off with a keynote lecture of Ambassador Marcel Beukeboom. Marcel is the Dutch...

ITG Lunch event: Disentangling illicit trade in research data: procedures and factors for approval/disapproval
When:Th 21-10-2021 12:00 - 13:00
Where:Norman Building (Lutkenieuwstraat 5)

Together with The Illicit Trade Group (ITG) we are organising the lunch event: 'Disentangling illicit trade in research data: procedures and factors for approval/disapproval' on 21 October 2021.

The quest to advance the collection and use of data has...

Boekpresentatie: 'Mijn meningen zijn feiten, de wording van Thierry Baudet'
When:Th 07-10-2021 16:00 - 17:30
Where:Heymanszaal (Academiegebouw)

Boekpresentatie 'Mijn meningen zijn feiten, de wording van Thierry Baudet', met Harm Ede Botje & Mischa Cohen. Voorwoord van Gerrit Voerman & Léonie de Jonge.

Eind 2020 verscheen ‘Mijn meningen zijn feiten, de wording van Thierry Baudet’ van Harm...

Disaster Resilience Webinar: 'The psychosocial impact of a creeping disaster: Longitudinal research on the Groningen gas extraction'
When:Th 30-09-2021 12:00 - 13:00
Where:Livestream

On Thursday 30 September 2021 the first Disaster Resilience webinar will take place! In the webinar 'the psychosocial impact of a creeping disaster: Longitudinal research on the Groningen gas extraction' Katherine Stroebe will address the social...

Live D&G webinar: 'The 2021 German federal election results: analysis and implications for Europe'
When:Mo 27-09-2021 12:00 - 13:00
Where:Norman Building (Lutkenieuwstraat 5)

Together with our research group Democracy & Governance (D&G), the Sustainable Society is organising the event on Monday 27 September: The 2021 German federal election results: analysis and implications for Europe. During this seminar Léonie de Jonge, ...

Live ITG webinar: 'Modern slavery in global supply chains - The case of Thai seafood'
When:Th 23-09-2021 12:00 - 13:00
Where:Norman Building (Lutkenieuwstraat 5)

In cooperation with the Illicit Trade (ITG) Research Group, the Sustainable Society is organising a webinar on Thursday 23 September: Modern slavery in global supply chains - The case of Thai seafood. In this webinar Miriam Wilhelm will elaborate on...

Summer School: Land Acquisition, Resettlement and Social Sustainability
From:Tu 07-09-2021
Until:Sa 18-09-2021
Where:Groningen

From 7 September to 18 September the Sustainable Society is organising the Summer School: Land Acquisition, Resettlement and Social Sustainability.

Summer School: Sustainable Landscapes - The Wadden Experience
From:Mo 30-08-2021
Until:Fr 03-09-2021
Where:Online & sail tour

From 30 August to 3 September the Sustainable Society is organising the Summer School: Sustainable Landscapes - The Wadden Experience.

Summer School: Corporate Governance and the Effectiveness of Boards
From:Mo 05-07-2021
Until:Fr 09-07-2021
Where:Online

From 5 July to 9 July the Sustainable Society is organising the summer school: Corporate Governance and the Effectiveness of Boards.

Summer School: Cascading Disasters, Institutions and Organizations (CAINO)
From:Mo 05-07-2021
Until:Fr 09-07-2021
Where:Online

From 5 July to 9 July the Sustainable Society is organising the summer school: Cascading Disasters, Institutions and Organizations (CAINO).

New Energy Coalition Symposium: Upstream Public Participation in Sustainable Energy Transitions
When:Th 24-06-2021 14:00 - 17:00
Where:Online

The New Energy Coalition is organising a symposium on 24 June about upstream public participation in Sustainable Energy Transitions.

Renewable energy projects often face public resistance, especially if people feel excluded from the decision making....

SuSo international Webinar: The potential of comparative international research for building sustainable landscapes
When:Tu 15-06-2021 12:00 - 14:00
Where:Livestream

In cooperation with the Sustainable Landscapes (SL) research group, the Sustainable Society is organising a webinar on Tuesday 15 June: The potential of comparative international research for building sustainable landscapes. In spite of global to...

SuSo Lunch Webinar: 'Europe's external threats and challenges, part II China'
When:Th 03-06-2021 12:00 - 13:00
Where:Livestream

After a focus on Russia, this webinar series of the Democracy & Governance Research Group now looks at China. The European Union is currently negotiating a business investment deal with China, but human rights violations and the crackdown on freedoms in...

SuSo Webinar Disaster Resilience
When:Fr 21-05-2021
Where:Livestream

In cooperation with the Disaster Resilience research group, the Sustainable Society is organising a webinar on 21 June. More information will follow as soon as possible.

SuSo Lunch Webinar: 'Europe's external threats and challenges, part I: Russia'
When:Th 20-05-2021 12:00 - 13:00
Where:Livestream

In cooperation with the Democracy & Governance (D&G) research group, the Sustainable Society is organising the lunch webinar: 'Europe's external threats and challenges, part I: Russia'. While the Covid-19 pandemic crisis is still causing major internal...

SuSo Webinar: 'Global drivers and enablers of illicit economies: Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime in conversation with the Illicit Trade Group'
When:We 19-05-2021 16:00 - 17:00
Where:Livestream

Together with The Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime (GI-TOC) & The Illicit Trade Group (ITG) the Sustainable Society is organising the event: 'Global drivers and enablers of illicit economies: Global Initiative Against...

SuSo Lunch Webinar: 'Participatory processes in landscape transformations'
When:Tu 18-05-2021 12:00 - 13:00
Where:Livestream

In cooperation with the Sustainable Landscapes (SL) research group, the Sustainable Society is organising the lunch webinar: 'Participatory processes in landscape transformations'. Should scientists and consultants join forces to optimize participatory...

GSG: Webinar Series on Democracy Distress - 'Holding elections and voting in times of Covid-19'
When:Th 29-04-2021 16:00 - 17:30
Where:Livestream

From the series: Democracy in Distress GSG is presenting the first webinar on Holding elections and voting in times of Covid-19'.

For more than one year now, the Covid-19 crisis has affected our private and public life in ways we would have never...

SuSo Lunch Webinar: 'Agrarisch Natuurbeheer'
When:Tu 20-04-2021 12:00 - 13:00
Where:Livestream

Sustainable Society nodigt je uit om op dinsdag 20 april deel te nemen aan de maandelijkse lunch webinar van onze onderzoeksgroep Sustainable Landscapes. Deze maand: 'Agrarisch Natuurbeheer'. Prof. dr. ir. Martijn van de Heide, Eddie van Marum en...

Groningen Grants Week 2021
From:Tu 20-04-2021
Until:Fr 23-04-2021
Where:Livestream

PROGRAMME AND REGISTRATION LINK GRANTS WEEK 2021 NOW ONLINE.

The University of Groningen, The University Medical Center Groningen and the Hanze University of Applied Science invite you to join the digital edition of the Grants Week, which will take place...

SuSo Lunch Webinar: 'Verkiezingen: formatie'
When:Th 15-04-2021 12:00 - 13:00
Where:Livestream

Iedere maand organiseert Sustainable Society een lunch webinar in samenwerking met onderzoeksgroep Democracy & Governance. Op 15 april ben je van harte uitgenodigd om deel te nemen aan de SuSo Lunch Webinar: 'Verkiezingen: formatie'. Tijdens deze webinar...

The 2021 Dutch general election results: where do we go from here?
When:Th 18-03-2021 12:00 - 14:15
Where:Live from Forum Groningen

'The 2021 Dutch general election results: where do we go from here?'


Join us for two exceptional back-to-back webinars (one in Dutch, the other in English) to reflect on the outcome of the Dutch elections, recorded live from the Forum.

When: Thursday...

Maandelijkse SuSo Lunch Webinar door Sustainable Landscapes
When:Tu 09-03-2021 12:00 - 13:00
Where:Livestream

Sustainable Society nodigt je uit om op dinsdag 9 maart deel te nemen aan de maandelijkse lunch webinar van onze onderzoeksgroep Sustainable Landscapes. Dr. ir. Terry van Dijk , universitair hoofddocent aan de Faculteit Ruimtelijke Wetenschappen, zal...

SuSo Lunch Webinar: 'De rol van peilingen rond verkiezingen'
When:Th 04-03-2021 12:00 - 13:00
Where:Livestream

Iedere maand organiseert Sustainable Society een lunch webinar in samenwerking met onderzoeksgroep Democracy & Governance. Op 4 maart ben je van harte uitgenodigd om deel te nemen aan de SuSo Lunch Webinar: 'De rol van peilingen rond verkiezingen'.

Aan...

Live Webinar: Parlementaire Enquête Gaswinning Groningen
When:Th 18-02-2021 12:00 - 13:00
Where:Livestream vanuit Forum Groningen

Naar aanleiding van het verschijnen van het boek Aardgas, risico's en besluiten en de aankomende parlementaire enquête over de gaswinning in Groningen, nodigen Sustainable Society en Kennisplatform Leefbaar en Kansrijk Groningen je uit om op donderda...

SuSo Lunch Webinar 'Beeldvorming in mens-landschapsrelaties: observaties uit heden en verleden
When:Tu 16-02-2021 12:00 - 13:00
Where:Livestream

Sustainable Society nodigt je uit om op dinsdag 16 februari deel te nemen aan de maandelijkse lunch webinar van onze onderzoeksgroep Sustainable Landscapes. Deze maand: 'Beeldvorming in mens-landschapsrelaties: observaties uit heden en verleden'. Dr....

SuSo Lunch Webinar: 'De toeslagenaffaire - 3 perspectieven'
When:Th 04-02-2021 12:00 - 13:00
Where:Livestream

Iedere maand organiseert Sustainable Society een lunch webinar in samenwerking met onderzoeksgroep Democracy & Governance. Op 4 februari ben je van harte uitgenodigd om deel te nemen aan de SuSo Lunch Webinar: 'De toeslagenaffaire - 3 perspectieven'. Dr....

The Illicit Trade Winter School
From:Mo 25-01-2021
Until:Fr 29-01-2021
Where:Online

The Illicit Trade Winter School course pierces the veil of secrecy around issues related to the dark side of globalization and teaches students about illicit financing and trading; not only through theory and book study, but by learning the actual...

SuSo Lunch Webinar: 'Panorama Nederland: een schoner, hechter rijker land'
When:Tu 19-01-2021 12:00 - 13:00
Where:Livestream

Wanneer: Dinsdag 19 januari 2021, 12:00-13:00
Waar: BlueJeans

Sustainable Society nodigt je uit om op dinsdag 19 januari deel te nemen aan de lunch webinar 'Panorama Nederland: een schoner, hechter, rijker land'. De webinar wordt gehost door onze...

SuSo Lunch Webinar: 'De betekenis van het Noordzeeakkoord'
When:Tu 15-12-2020 12:00 - 13:00
Where:Livestream

Wanneer: Dinsdag 15 december 2020, 12:00-13:00
Waar: BlueJeans

Sustainable Society nodigt je uit om op dinsdag 15 december deel te nemen aan de lunch webinar: 'De betekenis van het Noordzeeakkoord'. De webinar wordt gehost door onze onderzoeksgroep...

GSG Conference: Covid19 and the Impact on the Global South
From:Tu 01-12-2020
Until:We 02-12-2020
Where:Livestream

GSG Conference 2020: Impact of Covid19 on the Global South and Recommended Development Policies

Participate >>

In the evening of December 1st we will go into conversation with Bert Koenders on Covid-19 as a Challenge to Development Policies. As a...

Webinar Kennisplatforms: Groningen Gaat Verder
When:Th 26-11-2020
Where:Livestream

Kennisplatforms Bouwen en Versterken én Leefbaar en Kansrijk Groningen organiseren dit jaar een online programma: ‘Groningen gaat verder’. Een titel met een dubbele lading. De versterkingsoperatie sluimert voort, de schademeldingen stromen nog steeds...

SuSo Lunch Webinar: 'Covid-response across European nations and across within-country regions'
When:Th 19-11-2020 12:00 - 13:00
Where:Livestream

The Sustainable Society Lunch Webinar 'Covid-response across European nations and across within-country regions' is hosted by our research group Democracy & Governance. Whilst you enjoy your meal prof. dr. Caspar van den Berg and Dr. Clara Egger will...

SuSo Lunch Webinar: 'Changing the Landscape by Changing our Diet'
When:Tu 10-11-2020 12:00 - 13:00
Where:Livestream

The Sustainable Society Lunch Webinar 'Changing the Landscape by Changing our Diet' is hosted by our research group Sustainable Landscapes. In this webinar prof. dr. John Hoeks and assistant professor João Graça (Faculty of Arts) will take the floor....

Launch event Illicit Trade Group: The Dark Side of Globalization
When:We 04-11-2020 14:00 - 16:00
Where:Livestream

Join the Illicit Trade Group (ITG) on the 4th of November for their launching event! After three successful editions of a Summer School on Illicit Trade, shedding light on the dark side of globalization, ITG is broadening its activities by creating an...

CANCELLED Summerschool: Land Acquisition, Resettlement and Social Sustainability
From:Mo 24-08-2020
Until:Fr 04-09-2020
Where:Groningen

The summer school 'Land Acquisition, Resettlement and Social Sustainability' promotes understanding about and develops skills in managing the social risks and impacts associated to the development of public and private investment projects (e.g. mines,...

CANCELLED Summer school: Creating a Climate for Change
From:Su 23-08-2020
Until:We 26-08-2020
Where:Groningen

The aim of the summer school: Creating a Climate for Change is to share exciting and develop new ideas through series of participatory and interactive workshops. Through discussing challenges in sustainability education, the summer school aims to...

CANCELLED Summer school: Development Studies in Tanzania
From:Mo 27-07-2020
Until:Fr 07-08-2020
Where:Tanzania

The current state of African societies demands a multidisciplinary approach to the very concept of development. For a long time, the instrumental use of this concept and of practices in development have ignored much of the social experience, i.e....

CANCELLED Summer school: Migration, Integration, and Social Networks
From:Su 19-07-2020
Until:Fr 24-07-2020
Where:Groningen

The nexus between international migration and social networks is crucial in understanding different phases of migration experience. It is well-established that personal links to previous migrants increase the propensity for others to migrate, whereas...

CANCELLED Summer school: Illicit Trade
From:Tu 07-07-2020
Until:Su 12-07-2020
Where:Groningen

Money laundering. Terrorist finance. Drug trafficking. Arms smuggling. Illicit trafficking of wildlife, human body parts, and ancient historical artifacts. Tax havens. Proliferation of WMDs. Oil bunkering. Human smuggling and the modern day slave trade....

Summer school: Human Rights and Global Health Challenges - going digital
From:Mo 06-07-2020
Until:Sa 11-07-2020
Where:Groningen

The 2020 Summer School on "Human Rights and Global Health Challenges" was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but paradoxically the COVID-19 crisis has also put global health law on the map. Recognizing the intense interest in global health (law) at...

CANCELLED Summer school: Financial Inclusion and Sustainable Growth
From:Su 05-07-2020
Until:Fr 10-07-2020
Where:Québec, Canada

Enrol in this unique summer school on financial inclusion, developed by three renowned professors from Université Laval (Canada), the University of Groningen (the Netherlands) and Stellenbosch University (South Africa). The summer school will discuss the...

CANCELLED Summer school: Corporate Governance and the Effectiveness of Boards
From:Su 05-07-2020
Until:Fr 10-07-2020
Where:Groningen

Understanding how corporate boards are formed and how they act has become an important topic. Corporate failures and scandals such as Enron and Parmalat in the early 2000s and, more recently Volkswagen and Toshiba, have heated up debates among investors,...

Webinar: Vaste grond voor Groningen
When:Fr 26-06-2020 12:30 - 13:30
Where:Online

Op vrijdag 26 juni a.s. organiseert Kennisplatform Leefbaar en Kansrijk Groningen de webinar 'Vaste grond voor Groningen - De aardbevingsproblematiek in Groningen, een digitale update'. Aanmelden kan via Eventbrite.

POSTPONED 9th Living Knowledge Congres
From:We 24-06-2020
Until:Fr 26-06-2020
Where:The Academy Building and the Harmony Building of the University of Groningen

The 9th Living Knowledge Conference aims to bring together all those involved in doing or supporting research with and for communities. What can we learn from each other’s approaches? How can we collaborate? Which links have been forged and which could...

Workshop: Coastal Research & Education
From:We 03-06-2020
Until:Fr 05-06-2020
Where:Groningen

The five universities near the Wadden organize a yearly Coastal Research and Education Workshop meeting to develop and sustain research and educational cooperation around the Wadden coastal region. In the workshop around 15 selected students present...

POSTPONED Energy Symposium: Public decision making on energy transition
When:We 27-05-2020
Where:Groningen

In this symposium, scholars, politicians, industry representatives, and the public will discuss how to effectively engage citizens in decision making on energy transition. Nowadays, public participation practices include interactive web tools,...

Studium Generale: Planetary Boundaries and the Anthropocene
When:Mo 20-04-2020
Where:Academy Building, Broerstraat 5, Groningen

Human activities are reshaping our planet in profound ways. This has led scientists to propose a new geologic epoch called the Anthropocene, characterized by rapid technological progress that has brought many human beings many benefits. But combined with...

Markets and Sustainability
From:Fr 24-01-2020
Until:Sa 25-01-2020
Where:Radesingel 50, Groningen

Within the Faculty of Economics and Business, a two-day research symposium takes place focused on Behavioral Economics and Environmental Decision Making. For more information, see https://sites.google.com/view/mandsrug/sms-2020

FEB Master student poster presentation on SDGs
When:Th 09-01-2020
Where:FEB

Students of the focus area Sustainable Society in the Faculty of Economics and Business present and discuss their posters. They will present their research on a company which relates itself explicitly to one of the Sustainable Development Goals of the...

Lecture: Markets, inequality and well-being. New historical approaches
When:Tu 17-12-2019 14:30 - 17:30
Where:Van Swinderen Huys, Oude boteringestraat 19 Groningen

A lecture by Bas van Bavel: Professor in Economics and Social History at the University of Utrecht. He developed an entirely new vision on the role of the market economy in our society. In 2019 he has been awarded the prestigious Spinoza Prize.

This...

Workshop co-creation & impact
From:We 11-12-2019
Until:Fr 13-12-2019
Where:De orangerie, Grote Rozenstraat 19 Groningen

Jonas Stier (professor of intercultural studies, Dalarna University Sweden) and Zsolt Bugarski (social worker and expert of social policy living, Tallinn University Estonia) share their experiences, lessons and best practices about co-creation for...

Collaboration theater 'the Polish Bride'
From:Fr 21-06-2019
Until:Su 21-07-2019
Where:Boerderij De Haver, Onderdendam

Theater group ECHO performs the theater performance 'the Polish Bride' in collaboration with Noord Nederlands Toneel (NNT) and het Groninger Landschap (the Groninger Landscape). The theater performance is a derivative of the eponymous film. It appeared...

All Inclusive: Lustrum RUG
From:We 05-06-2019
Until:Sa 15-06-2019
Where:Academiegebouw, Broerstraat 5

The theme of the 405th anniversary is ‘All Inclusive’. It is now 100 years since universal suffrage was introduced, but subjects such as diversity, inclusiveness and equality are still as topical as ever. In the words of the American expert on...

Democracy & Governance meeting
When:Fr 24-05-2019 12:00 - 14:00
Where:Location will follow

Coming soon

ACCOMPLISSH Co-creACTION Summit
From:We 30-01-2019
Until:Th 31-01-2019
Where:Parc de les Humanitats i les Ciències Socials (UB SSH Park), Barcelona, Spain


ACCOMPLISSH Co-creACTION Summit
Social Sciences and Humanities & Co-creation at the core of the solutions for the 21st century challenges

ACCOMPLISSH is a European project aimed to create and foster societal impact from Social Sciences and...

Deelkennistafel Kennisplatform Leefbaar en Kansrijk Groningen
When:We 12-12-2018
Where:Groningen

De eerste deelkennisatfel van het kennisplatform Leefbaar en kansrijk Groningen zal plaatsvinden op 12 december.
Aanwezigheid is op basis van persoonlijke uitnodiging.

Immigratie en de Verzorgingsstaat – onder druk?
When:Tu 27-11-2018 15:00 - 17:00
Where:Nederlands Interdisciplinair Demografisch Instituut (NIDI) Lange Houtstraat 19, Den Haag


NIDI-RUG Policy briefing: Immigratie en de Verzorgingsstaat – onder druk?

Kiezen immigranten voor die landen die de meest uitgebreide en toegankelijke verzorgingsstaat kennen? En welke kennis hebben immigranten eigenlijk van de toegang tot...

Kenniscongres Veilig Wonen! Over leefbaarheid en techniek in Groningen
When:Th 08-11-2018 16:00 - 20:30
Where:BuildinG, Zernikelaan 17, Groningen

Kenniscongres Veilig Wonen!
Over leefbaarheid en techniek in Groningen


Mis het niet!
Op donderdag 8 november vindt het eerste kenniscongres rondom Veilig Wonen! plaats voor bewoners en experts. Tijdens dit congres wordt bestaande en nieuwe kennis over...

Democracy & Governance lunch meeting
When:Th 11-10-2018 11:00 - 13:00
Where:Van Swinderen Huys, Oude Boteringestraat 19, Groningen

Sustainable Society organizes a second meeting around Democracy & Governance.

For who?

Everyone who is interested in the topic of democracy and/or governance. Also if you are not working at the university. This platform is open for University staf and...

NIDI – RUG Expert Meeting: Het Spitsuur van Het Leven. Families, Gender & Beleid.
When:Tu 26-06-2018 15:00 - 18:00
Where:Het Nederlands Interdisciplinair Demografisch Instituut (NIDI) Lange Houtstraat 19, Den Haag


NIDI – RUG Expert Meeting:
Het Spitsuur van Het Leven. Families, Gender & Beleid

Het concept “spitsuurgezin” werd ongeveer 15 jaar geleden geïntroduceerd in een tijd waarin de deelname van vrouwen - die tevens moeders kunnen zijn - snel toenam in de...

Summerschool Migration & Society: trends and dynamics
From:Mo 25-06-2018
Until:Fr 29-06-2018
Where:The Hague

The summer school addresses trends and dynamics of migration and their interaction with society after settlement, from both a scientific and policy perspective. Speakers from various academic disciplines will offer insights in migration and integration...

POSTPONED: Migration Matters docu-debate
When:Th 21-06-2018 14:00 - 17:00
Where:University of Groningen, Marie Loke room, Faculty of Arts


We decided to organize a docu-debate for the Migration Matters group. It is exactly what is sounds like: we watch a short documentary together about the EU migration crisis in 2015 and we discuss the documentary together, from all kinds of perspectives....

Kennistafel Leefbaar en Kansrijk Groningen
When:Th 14-06-2018 10:00 - 14:00
Where:Norman Building, Lutkenieuwstraat 5, Groningen

De Nationaal Coördinator Groningen (NCG) heeft de Rijksuniversiteit Groningen (penvoerder), Hanzehogeschool Groningen, CMO-STAMM/Sociaal Planbureau Groningen en GGD Groningen gevraagd om een Kennisplatform op te zetten rond de thema’s Leefbaarheid en...

KADO kennislunch
When:Tu 12-06-2018 12:00 - 14:00
Where:Café de Sleutel, Noorderhaven 72, Groningen

Op dinsdag 30 januari organiseert KADO haar tweede kennislunch van 2018.
Tijdens deze kennislunch worden alleen interne collega's uitgenodigd, om mee te praten over de inhoud van de kennistafel Leefbaar en Kansrijk Groningen, die 14 juni plaats vindt.

Wer...

NEW: Democracy & Governance start-up meeting
When:Tu 10-04-2018 12:00 - 14:00
Where:Café de Sleutel, Noorderhaven 72, Groningen


The Sustainable Society Steering committee of Deans has agreed to establish a new research network on “Democracy & Governance” (D&G). With this interdisciplinary network we like to involve colleagues and external parties from multiple different...

12th AESOP Young Academics Conference Groningen 2018: Navigating Change
From:Mo 26-03-2018
Until:Th 29-03-2018
Where:University of Groningen

The Faculty of Spatial Sciences at the University of Groningen is proud to host the 12th AESOP YA Conference in March 2018.

This conference aims to look for insights into how various disciplines within planning, and related to planning, are dealing with...

Seminar at European Parliament “Towards a Social and Democratic Europe: Accelerating the Societal Impact of Social Sciences and Humanities Research”
When:Tu 21-11-2017 08:45 - 12:30
Where:European Parliament, Brussels

Invitation for the seminar hosted by Mr. Dimitrios PapadimoulisMEP, Vice-President to the European Parliament:

“Towards a Social and Democratic Europe: Accelerating the Societal Impact of Social Sciences and Humanities Research”

Investing in scientific...

ACSIS 2017 - ACCOMPLISSH Co-creation and Social Innovation Summit
When:Mo 13-11-2017 09:00 - 17:00
Where:Tallinn University, 10120 Tallinn, Narva Mnt. 25

On 13 & 14 November 2017, ACSIS 2017 will take place! A 2-day working conference, organised by the European Horizon 2020 project ACCOMPLISSH, which is coordinated by Sharon Smit, director of Sustainable Society (University of Groningen).

What: ACSIS...

Migration Matters Knowledge Lunch
When:We 04-10-2017 11:45 - 14:00
Where:Café de Sleutel, Noorderhaven 72, Groningen

On 4 October 2017, Sustainable Society organises her next Migration Matters knowledge lunch.


At this moment we are working on the program. As soon as we have a final program we will share it with you.

Of course there will be enough time to network and...

Conference: Regional and National Approaches toward the Sustainable Development Goals in Southeast Asia and ASEAN
When:Tu 03-10-2017
Where:Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Conference: Regional and National Approaches toward the Sustainable Development Goals in Southeast Asia and ASEAN. October 3-5, Yogyakarta, Indonesia.

The SEA ASEAN Centre at the University of Groningen and the ASEAN Studies Center at Gadjah Mada...

Uitreiking Scriptieprijs Sustainable Society en Provincie Groningen
When:Th 21-09-2017 15:00 - 18:00
Where:Provinciehuis Groningen

De winnaars van de Scriptieprijs Sustainable Society en de Provincie Groningen wordt op 21 september 2017 bekend gemaakt in het Provinciehuis.

Vanaf februari 2017 kunnen studenten hun scriptie insturen tot 1 juni 2017. We hopen op inzendingen van veel...

Summerschool: Gender and Diversity in Academia - Rethinking the Challenges
When:Mo 03-07-2017
Where:University of Groningen, The Netherlands

Diversity and inclusion are key terms in many universities’ strategic plans. But are they being realised? Are we narrowing the gender gap and advancing diversity in practice in academic settings? Is the university engaging sufficiently...

CANCELLED - WILL BE RESCHEDULED - PhD training at Faculty of BSS - PhD Stakeholder Analysis: how to build up your (non)academic network in order to create societal impact
When:Tu 27-06-2017 13:30 - 17:00
Where:Gadourekzaal, Faculty of Behavioural and Social Sciences

Sustainable Society is organizing a PhD training for PhD's of the faculty of BSS on PhD Stakeholder Analysis: how to build up your (non)academic network in order to create societal impact .

The training will be held by Sharon Smit (Director Sustainable...

No Energy Transition without the Social Sciences and Humanities: Why a PERSONal approach is needed
When:Th 22-06-2017 09:00 - 12:45
Where:Neth-ER, Rue d'Arlon 22, 1050 Brussels, Belgium

The European Commission has presented their new policy directions for a consumer centred clean energy transition. The European Commission acknowledges that consumers are active and central players on the energy markets of the future. Consumers across the...

Societal Impact Workshop - for Faculty of Behavioural and Social Sciences
When:Fr 09-06-2017 09:00 - 15:00
Where:Sustainable Society, Faculty of Behavioural and Social Sciences, Nieuwe Kijk in 't Jatstraat 68
Life of a researcher can be hard. On the one hand you need to work on your publications. On the other you feel an urge to create societal impact. But how does impact work? What am I allowed to do? Who is the target group of my research? What are some...
ACCOMPLISSH Roadshow
When:Th 13-04-2017 15:30 - 18:00
Where:Canteen Faculty of Behavioural and Social Sciences, Grote Kruisstraat 2/1, Groningen

ACCOMPLISSH Roadshow
Faculty BSS Impact Dialogue

You are invited to join the discussion on creating societal impact from research at the Faculty of Behavioural and Social Sciences. Especially our line of research is of high interest of the society....

BOEKPRESENTATIE: Annemarie Kok over 'Binding genoeg'
When:We 08-03-2017 19:30 - 21:00
Where:Boekhandel Godert Walter, Oude Ebbingestraat 53, 9712 HC, Groningen
Op woensdagavond 8 maart ontvangt burgemeester Peter den Oudsten het essay Binding Genoeg. De stad en het geheim van aangenaam samenleven uit handen van journaliste en filosofe Annemarie Kok. Aansluitend leidt Jacques Wallage, gasthoogleraar aan de...
Learning histories for Sustainable Societies
When:Th 19-01-2017 09:30 - 17:30
Where:Senaatszaal, Academy Building University of Groningen, Broerstraat 5, Groningen, The Netherlands
Invitation Societal Impact Conference; synergy Alpha Gamma with other sciences
When:Th 08-12-2016 09:00 - 17:00
Where:Tilburg University
More information on the programme: https://scienceworks.nl/miag2016/
Sustainable Society lezing Marli Huijer + theatervoorstelling Intouchables
When:Th 01-12-2016 18:30 - 22:00
Where:MartiniPlaza, Groningen

Intouchables veroverde in 2011 de harten van talloze bioscoopbezoekers. Alleen al in Nederland zagen meer dan 1,2 miljoen mensen de film. Wereldwijd is deze tragikomedie de best bekeken Franse film ooit en komt Intouchables dit seizoen naar het theater...

Sustainable Society Lustrum Celebration
When:Th 06-10-2016 18:00 - 22:00
Where:De Puddingfabriek, Viaductstraat 3-4, Groningen

During the Opening of the Academic year of September 2011, Rector Magnificus Elmer Sterken announced the start of Sustainable Society. This September, we celebrate our first lustrum!

This celebration is a networking event, with fingerfood from the...

Religion's role in climate change
When:We 05-10-2016 20:00 - 21:30
Where:Academy Building, Broerstraat 5, Groningen


The rhythms of the sky have long been companions of human thought and ritual. Religions have found many ways to make sense of seasonal weather cycles, alongside the unreliable and cruel performance of the earth’s climate. Given that all religions offer...

GEANNULEERD: Presentatie Kennisagenda KADO
When:Th 22-09-2016 13:00 - 17:00
Where:Oude Boteringestraat 38, Groningen


De kennisagenda van KADO is online beschikbaar op: www.kado-groningen.nl.

Expertmeeting Radicalisering Extreemrechts
When:Th 15-09-2016 14:30 - 17:15
Where:Forum Images, Hereweg 73, Groningen

Na de twee succesvolle expertmeetings over radicalisering in 2016 (in januari Jihadisme en in maart Radicalisering en Polarisering) organiseren Sustainable Society van de Rijksuniversiteit Groningen en de gemeente Groningen een expertmeeting over...

Regionaal Luchthavencongres
When:Th 15-09-2016 13:00 - 16:30
Where:MartiniPlaza Groningen


The future of regional airports - Ready for take-off!

Donderdag 15 september a.s. wordt in MartiniPlaza Groningen het eerste Regionale Luchthaven Congres in Nederland georganiseerd. Het thema is de toekomst van regionale luchthavens.
Tijdens het congres op...

Opening Academic Year 2016-2017
When:Mo 05-09-2016 16:00 - 19:00
Where:Martini Church

The Opening of the Academic Year 2016-2017 will take place on 5 September in the Martini Church.

Students and staff are most welcome to attend this (annual) ceremony.

Not able to attend? Watch our livestream from 4.00 p.m.

Programme (Language:...

SUMMERSCHOOL: Migration Matters - Understanding and intervening the societal phenomenon of migration
When:Su 03-07-2016
Where:University of Groningen


The summer school offers new and multidisciplinary insights in the complex phenomenon of migration as well as training in innovative methods to study migration, such as participatory action research, spatial approaches and gaming. Guest...

KADO Denkcafé: "Van de kaart"
When:Th 14-04-2016 20:00 - 22:00
Where:Groninger Forum (locatie Hereplein)


Sinds we in Groningen weten van de aardbevingen en de risico's die ze met zich mee brengen, worden we overspoeld met kaartjes. Contourenkaarten, risicokaarten, kaartjes met cijfertjes erbij, met eivormige kringen, kaartjes van het KNMI, van de NAM, van...

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