MCICM ‘Corona Conversations’, in June and July

The Maastricht Centre for the Innovation of Classical Music (MCICM) is organising an online space to share and discuss ideas and challenges during times of corona.

The MCICM Corona Conversations will provide an opportunity to discuss the current situation of online musicking as well as the future challenges that are to come.

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Reading group: Development as Freedom, in September

After our successful reading group on Arendt’s “Origins of Totalitarianism”, we want to organise another reading group. This time we’re reading Amartya Sen’s “Development as Freedom”.

The plan is for everyone who wants to join, to read the book over the summer. Then in September we’ll plan 4 meetings (on 1, 8, 15 and 22 September; 18.00 – 21.00; you can bring food). We’re aiming to meet offline, but if COVID-19 doesn’t allow it we will move online.

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Webinar lessons learned from online teaching and learning, on 11 June

The FASoS Support Team Online Teaching & Learning is hosting a webinar for students and staff to identify lessons learned during the past two periods of online teaching and learning and to gather new ideas in preparation of next year.

Join us to share your experience and ideas on 11 June, 14.00 – 15.30, via Zoom: (Meeting ID: 926 0822 3702 | Password: 733033).

SG lecture series: philosophy in times of corona, in June

Online lecture series by Rene Gabriëls on philosophy in times of corona.

  • The tragedy of the triage, Tuesday 2 June, sign up here
  • Vulnerability without an end, Tuesday 9 June, sign up here

NCBS Archives Public Lecture Series, on Friday 15 May

Join us for the National Centre for Biological Sciences (NCBS) Archives Public Lecture Series (25th edition) on Friday 15 May, at 12.30 (16.00 IST). The theme is ‘instrumental lives – the lab as the site of a historical excavation’.

Pankaj Sekhsaria, IIT Bombay (received his PhD from FASoS) will be in conversation with FASoS professor Cyrus Mody.

Register for the online lecture here. You can jou the livestream here.

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Online Film & Talk: Stop Filming Us, on Thursday 30 April

With Stay At Home Cinema, Lumière brings the cinema experience to your home. Studium Generale is continuing the Film & Talk programme online.

Tonight, Thursday 30 April, at 19.30, we are presenting the documentary “Stop Filming Us” by Dutch filmmaker Joris Postema. SG’s Barbara Strating and Lumière’s Wouter Greven will discuss the documentary with Daisy Akoth, student at the United World College and expert on film and representation, live from Lumière.

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Webinar student wellbeing in times of corona, on Wednesday 29 April

Staff and students are invited to join us for a FASoS Webinar on student wellbeing in times of online teaching and learning on Wednesday 29 April, 15.00 – 16.00.

Student advisors Miranda van den Boorn and Pia Harbers will share their insights and experience. We will also have discussions in smaller groups, as well as in a plenary setting. The webinar will be hosted by FASoS CPD coordinator Patrick Bijsmans.

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NOW!topia, an online exhibition

Kaleido would like to invite you to the online exhibition NOW!topia.

The exhibition aims to envision alternative and positive futures for Planet Earth since we believe the omnipresent growth narrative of our current economies cannot sustain our planet. Since we believe change starts with our own imagination, we invited artists to contribute to the exhibition, and therefore to the co-creation of a new mindset.

POSTPONED: MACCH annual conference

Due to the coronavirus, the MACCH annual conference on 15 – 17 March has been cancelled and will be postponed.

The new date will be announced shortly.

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Wellbeing Wednesday Cultivating Happiness, on Wednesday 18 March

After a successful kick-off last month, it is now time for the second Wellbeing Wednesday.

On 18 March, we will focus on the topic of Cultivating Happiness. Our events range from interactive lectures, workshops to talks centred on and around this topic. The events will be hosted at several locations throughout the inner city and Randwyck. All activities are open to students of all faculties, as well as to staff.

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