It's my energy. Or maybe not?
27 May 2013 - 20:00
Private individuals and SMEs pay more and more for their energy. At the same time they're less and less sure of their supply. Whether closing a nuclear power plant is really a conscious, ethical choice or a necessity because of faults, the alternatives are still not adequate enough. Can we still trust privately-owned energy companies? Or should the government step in? And in what way? Chaired by Dirk Barrez (DeWereldMorgen), Nic Balthazar (Sing for the Climate) and Bart Martens (sp.a) discuss the matter.
Literature from the Low Countries in the fourteenth century
28 May 2013
Frits van Oostrom, professor at the UU, won both the AKO prize for Literature as well as the Spinoza prize. His new book Wereld in woorden (World in words) was recently published, the sequel to Stemmen op schrift (Voices in writing). Wereld in woorden opens a totally new window on the illustrious fourteenth century: the century of the plague as well as the century of major creativity in the Low Countries as is apparent from the literature from this period.
7 June 2013 - 20:30
Fourth evening in the series Occupied City, about city, art and politics in Amsterdam and distant surroundings. The ideal world, the utopia, is an important point for literature, politics and architecture. How is it possible that urban rebuilding has a utopia in its vision, although in practice often decays in contrary into a dystopia? There will be readings and a poet is sent out into the city.
Flemish and Dutch poets
12 June 2013 - 12:30 > 13:30
18 June 2013 - 19:30
In the series ‘It's the economy, stupid!', a stimulating theory regarding economics is the central theme each time. This time it's: people living unhealthy lives should pay a higher social security premium. Werner Brouwer, professor in health economy (Erasmus University, Rotterdam) reacts and then undergoes critical questioning by Piet Depuydt (De Tijd).
Hegel and the current vision of the world #2
Antithesis: the negative in Hegel's thought - Prof. Karin de Boer
5 May 2013 - 11:00
Masters in writing and city children Canceled
A discussion about art, literature and the city
7 May 2013 - 20:00