Events

How to move our community-engaged research online?, on 30 June

Now that many of us have to work from home, we may not be able to carry out our community-engaged research in the way we had originally envisioned. Can we move (parts of) our activities online, and if so, how?

Join our meeting on 30 June from 10.00 – 11.00 to discuss this question and exchange ideas on how to continue doing community-engaged research online. Register here.


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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: https://maastrichtuniversity.zoom.us/j/92608223702?pwd=bWRoRTFkckk5blI1UCs0MjY4e (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 brainstorm: the future of our university post-COVID-19, 25 May

Join the Maastricht Young Acadamy during their brainstorm session for young researchers on the future of UM post-COVID-19. The brainstorm takes place on Monday 25 May, 12.30 – 13.30 via Zoom.

You can register for the brainstorm here with your UM email address. The Zoom link will be shared with participants on the morning of 25 May.


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Online meeting: community-engaged research online, on 28 May

On Thursday 28 May, an online meeting (via Zoom) takes place from 14.00 – 15.00 in which Marieke Hopman, Teun Dekker and Rasa Kuisyte discuss the opportunities, and share their experiences, of doing online community-engaged research.

You can register for the event here.


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PSA ‘Teaching Politics Online: Pedagogy, Support & Community’

The PSA Teaching and Learning Network is pleased to announce a webinar series on teaching politics online, delivered by expert political studies academics. Most universities have had to move their teaching offer online due to the current coronavirus pandemic. Now the immediate crisis-response phase has passed, it is a good time to reflect on best practice in teaching online.

For more information on registration, see 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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