Maastricht Disrupt Conference 2019, on Saturday 22 June

We are an interdisciplinary student committee passionate about Design Thinking for creative problem-solving. The annual ‘Not a Design Conference‘ inspires its audience with innovative concepts and visions. Through talks, workshops and a panel discussion you learn about how our inventions influence nature and how nature influences our inventions.

Saturday 22 June, 09.00 – 21.00. Cube Design Museum, Kerkrade. Tickets are available online.


Theatre show by FASoS alumnus Micha Wertheim, on 13 June

On 13 June Arts & Culture alumnus Micha Wertheim performs in the theatre at the Vrijthof with his cabaret show ‘Voor alle duidelijkheid‘. Tickets are still available. The show received very good reviews in the national newspapers.

Slave or enslaved? Talk by Jean Casimir at Jan van Eyck, on 17 June

On Monday 17 June, 16.00, the Jan van Eyck Academie will host a talk by the sociologist, anthropologist and scholar Jean Casimir (b. 1938, Haiti). Focusing on the dynamic between modernity and coloniality, the expert will discuss various aspects of regional histories.

A talk by Marjolein van Pagee will follow at 17.30. Entrance is free and all are welcome!

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Debating the 2019 European Elections, roundtable discussion on 20 June

Debating the 2019 European Elections – Roundtable Discussion on the Campaigns for and the Results of the European Elections.

When: Thursday 20 June, 10.00-12.00.

Where: Spiegelzaal, FASoS

Attendance to the event is free and open to all, subject to registration. Please email by Monday 17 June if you wish to attend.

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Conference ‘Ten years EU Eastern Partnership’, on 6 and 7 June

On 6 and 7 June 2019, the Brussels Campus will host the conference: “Ten Years EU Eastern Partnership: Democracy promotion, economic governance and geopolitics. Where next for the EU’s regional integration project with its eastern neighbours?”

The event is free of charge but registration is required. You can still register for Friday 7 June.

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FASoS Mindful Lunch, on 12 June

The Green Impact team would like to invite you to the first FASoS mindful lunch. The mindful lunch will take place from 12.00 till 13.00 on Wednesday 12 June, in the garden behind GG90-92.

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BridgeEurope Discussion: Are Unpaid Internships Ethical?, on 27 May

Imagine you found the perfect internship opportunity that lines up with your past education and your job interests – but there is one catch: the position is unpaid. Would you apply for it? Have you ever done an unpaid internship? Do you think they are a good way for organisations to attract new talent?

Come share your thoughts at our next discussion event at UCM! Monday 27 May, 18.00. UCM lecture hall.

Organised by BridgeEurope.

Viva España! Open air concert at FASoS by the University Orchestra

On Wednesday 12 June, the next concert of the University Orchestra Maastricht takes place at FASoS. Get into a summer mood and enjoy Spanish pieces by amongst others de Falla, Albeniz and Arriage. The concert is in collaboration with the Tuna de Maastricht.

Reserve your tickets at (€12; students €6).

Wednesday 12 June, 20.00. Courtyard Hof van Tilly, GG90-92.

Lecture: I Am Trust: the currency of data-driven societies, on 29 May

As part of the exhibition Digital Dilemma – The Architecture of Trust, prof. Sally Wyatt (FASoS) in conversation with curators Vincent Thornhill and Guillemette Legrand discuss the currency of personal data in the Big Data era and the Self as a collective in the Internet of Things.

Wednesday 29 May, from 20.00 – 23.00 at Bureau Europa. Free entry, please register via stating ‘lezing 29 May’.


PCE lecture by Prof Michael Zürn, on 5 June

PCE lecture by Prof Michael Zürn: ‘On the crisis of Global Governance’.

Free entrance, but please register online.

When: Wednesday 5 June, 16.00 – 17.00
Where: Spiegelzaal, GG80-82

Professor Zürn is Director of the research unit ‘Global Governance’ at the Berlin Social Science Center (WZB), Head of the Center for Global Constitutionalism​ and Professor of International Relations at the Free University Berlin.

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