Bachelor’s Open Day on 24 February

Our next  Bachelor’s Open Day will take place on Saturday 24 February. This will be the opportunity for prospective bachelor’s students to find out what it is like to study at FASoS and Maastricht University.
Do not hesitate to forward this message to anyone who might be interested in a bachelor’s study at Maastricht University. Prospective students can register here.

MUSTS Colloquium: Reconceptualising Privacy Protection, on 28 February

MUSTS Colloquium: ‘Reconceptualising privacy protection for the 21st century’
Speaker: Bert-Jaap Koops, Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology, and Society (TILT)
When: Wednesday 28 February, 15.30-17.00
Where: Attic, Grote Gracht 80-82

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Historical debate: Living in Your Own Bubble: choice or destiny?, on 4 March

The annual LGOG (Koninklijk Limburgs Geschied- en Oudheidkundig Genootschap) historical debate will take place on 4 March with the theme ‘Living in Your Own Bubble: choise or destiny?’.

When: Sunday 4 March, 13.30
Where: Centre Ceramique
Entrance: free
Panellists: Petra Quaedvlieg, Johan van de Beek, Judith Möller and Angélique Janssens

Workshop: Literature, fieldwork, and the social sciences, on 13-14 March

Workshop: Literature, fieldwork, and the social sciences

Where: Spiegelzaal, Grote Gracht 80-82
When: 13-14 March 2018, 11.00-18.00

Please register by 4 March by sending your name, affiliation and day(s) you will attend to with the subject ‘Workshop March’.

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Are you going to vote on 21 March?

Did you know that around 15.000 out of the 25.000 international residents of Maastricht have the privilege to vote for a new City Council during the municipal elections on 21 March 2018? Learn more about the municipal elections and have the opportunity to talk to political parties who will be standing in the municipal elections during the ‘Let’s Catch Up to vote‘ on Saturday 3 March, organised by the Holland Expat Center South. Please register beforehand.

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Free writing workshop for FASoS staff by Simon Clews, on 9 April

‘Beyond the elevator: How to pitch your story and other useful writing skills’

Have you tried to pitch a story about your research to a newspaper or popular journal to only be met with silence? Or have you never even attempted such a thing because you weren’t sure how to go about it? Then the upcoming writing workshop may be for you!

When: Monday 9 April. Venue to be confirmed. Please register with Anna Harris by 5 March the latest.

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Do you want to participate in ‘Spoken Word Maastricht 2018’?

During Museumnacht Maastricht, on Friday 13 April 2018, Boekhandel Dominicanen and Maastricht University Library will team up again and organise the event Spoken Word, this year revolving itself around the theme ‘Lucky/Unlucky’. And you are welcome to take part! We are looking for young writers, poets, singers and songwriters who want to inspire others with their works during our third edition of Spoken Word Maastricht.

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SG Debate Cafe: What is the Price of your Privacy?, on 20 February

Your behaviour is analysed by every online purchase on Amazon, every search on Google or transaction with your credit card. Companies continuously collect data with every click you make and every cookie that you accept. What do they do with these data?

Studium Generale Debate Cafe: What is the Price of your Privacy?

Free entrance. Several speakers.

When: Tuesday 20 February, 20.00.
Where: Dominicanen Bookshop, Dominicanerkerkstraat 1.

Well done?! FASoS training session on assessment and grading, on 13 March

On Tuesday 13 March, from 10.00-12.00 a FASoS training session is organised about assessment and grading. Are you interested in participating? Please fill out the registration form before 6 March.

Jean Monnet Lecture with Peer Steinbrück, on 19 March

On Monday 19 March, the Centre for European Research in Maastricht (CERiM) is pleased to welcome Dr. Peer Steinbrück, the former German Federal Minister of Finance and 2013 candidate for Chancellor, for their third Jean Monnet lecture on ‘Germany’s Role in the European Union: Towards a Reform of the Eurozone?’.

Registration is required due to limited space.

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