SG Lecture on the Field of Forensic Pathology, on Monday 19 April

Forensic pathology is crucially important to criminal research. We immediately think of post-mortems, which establish the cause of death. But forensic pathologists do more than that. For instance, they investigate whether a bruise is caused by a fall or by violence, and how foreign substances enter the body.

WhatSG lecture
: Monday 19 April, 20.00
Where: Zoom, register here
Speaker: Prof. Bela Kubat

SG Talkshow: LET’S TALK – Engagement and Our Future, on 21 April

Worried about the world, climate change, inequality, poverty or conflicts, etc.? Want things to change, maybe starting with yourself or your immediate environment? Get involved and learn how to put your knowledge into practice, add meaning to what you do and improve your skills along the way.

WhatSG Talkshow
When: Wednesday 21 April, 20.00
Where: Online via Zoom. You can register here.

MUSTS Colloquium ‘Sustainable Urban Mobility since 1850’, on 21 April

MUSTS Colloquium ‘U-turn to the Future: Sustainable Urban Mobility since 1850’.

Speaker: Prof. dr. Ruth Oldenziel (Eindhoven University of Techology)
When: Wednesday 21 April, 15.30 – 17.00
Where: online via Zoom:

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GTD and CGD Colloquium on transnational adoption, on Wednesday 21 April

On Wednesday April 21, the Centre for Gender and Diversity (CGD) and the Globalisation, Transnationalism and Development (GTD) research programme will have a joint colloquium on transnational adoption, from 15.30 – 17.30.

There will be two presentations: by Chiara Candaele and Sophie Withaeckx.

When: Wednesday 21 April, 15.30 – 17.00
Where: Zoom:
Meeting ID: 986 3981 7685
Password: 481411

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Online book launch Hitler’s Cosmopolitan Bastard, on Thursday 22 April

On Thursday 22 April, from 16.20 – 18.00, the online book launch of Martyn Bond’s book Pioneer of a United States of Europe: ‘Hitler’s Cosmopolitan Bastard’ takes place.

The presentation will be opened by Martyn Bond, followed by an intervention by Claudia Hamill, who contributed to the production of the book, and a Q&A session. The event will be moderated by Sophie Vanhoonacker.

You can register for the book launch here.

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Lecture on the Future of the Paris Agreement, on Friday 23 April

Niclas Svenningsen (Manager for Global Climate Action at UNFCCC) will give a lecture on “What is the future of the UNFCCC and how to make the Paris Agreement more ambitious?” on Friday 23 April, from 15.00 – 16.30 via ZOOM.

You can sign up for the lecture by sending an email to

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Ramadan in a Box, in April and May

MSA Nour and RPM would like to introduce you to: ‘Ramadan in a Box’. The goal of this project is to bring people from different backgrounds together during Ramadan and exchange culture, food and laughter.

We are preparing food boxes for you, together with a recipe for a dish that a refugee has brought from his/her home country. When you pick up your box, you are not only getting the ingredients, but also a glimpse into someone’s life.

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FASoS CPD assignment design workshop, on Wednesday 26 May

The FASoS CPD assignment design workshop, which takes place on 26 May from 13.00 – 15.30 and is hosted by Patrick Bijsmans & Mirko Reithler, looks at what many consider to be one of the most challenging aspects of PBL course development.

Participants are expected to do some preparatory work in advance. The workshop itself will focus on improving each other’s assignments.

Sign up for the workshop here.

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Information session UM air travel policy, on 12 and 13 April

Drawing up the new air travel policy is one of the focus areas of the Taskforce Sustainable UM2030 for 2021. UM is thus taking responsibility for reducing its carbon footprint. Come to the kick-off session on 12 or 13 April for an explanation of the policy and approach.

Register here for the session on 12 April and here for the session on 13 April.

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FAIR coffee lecture, on Tuesday 13 April

On 13 April, from 10.00 – 11.00, the Open Science Community and CDDI are organising the second FAIR Coffee Lecture edition at Maastricht University via Zoom.

The lecture will feature a presentation by Kody Moodley, titled ‘FAIR experiences from a Data Scientist working in Law & Tech’. Kody’s lecture will cover among others what concrete steps an individual researcher can take to improve the FAIRness of the data they produce.

You can register for the lecture here.

Find out more about upcoming sessions here.

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