SG lecture series: Constructing Time, from 3 November onwards

In this Studium Generale series, Vincent van de Ven explains how we construct our sense of time from memory and cognition.

When: 3, 10, 17 and 24 November at 19.30
Where: Karl Dittrich Hall, Student Services Centre, Bonnefantenstraat 2
Costs: UM students €8, UM employees and students from other schools €20, Others €40
Speaker: Vincent van de Ven, PhD, Associate Professor Perception and Cognitive Neuroscience, UM

Register here.

Coach Café, on 15 November

Are you a brand new alumnus/a who graduated no longer than 5 years ago, are you doing a master’s degree, or are you in the final year of your bachelor’s degree?

Then you are more than welcome to join the Coach Café on 15 November and discuss topics that can help you in your transition from student to young professional.

When: Tuesday 15 November at 19.00
Where: Bold Rooftop Bar – Maastricht

Sign up here.

Standing up for Science Workshop early career researchers, on 9 December

Less than two weeks to apply for the next @voiceofyoungsci’s ‘Standing up for Science’ workshop taking place on 9 December in Leiden.

Meet researchers who have engaged with the media, learn from respected science journalists, find out how researchers can inform policymakers, and learn how to involve the public in communicating research.

Applications need to be submitted here by Monday 31 October.

Farewell lecture and symposium Renée van de Vall, on 19 January 2023

Renée van de Vall will give her farewell lecture on Thursday 19 January 2023 at 16.00 in the Aula, Minderbroedersberg 4-6 Maastricht.

The title of the speech is ‘Caring for contemporary art: Reflections on ethics and aesthetics in precarious times.’

The speech will be preceded by a symposium about ‘Care as transdisciplinary concept’; details about the programme will be announced on the FASoS intranet and on the MACCH website.

Reminder: upcoming FASoS CPD workshops and events

An important reminder that registration for several CPD events and workshops is closing shortly:

  • 28 October: Feedback Workshop
  • 1 November: Plagiarism & the use of Ouriginal
  • 3 November: Workshop Sensitive Topics in the International Classroom
  • Year long: Community of Practice on Diversity & Inclusion

Please continue reading for more information and registration links.

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Research Stories: FASoS exhibition workshop, on 25 October

On Tuesday 25 October from 14.00 – 17.00 in the attic (GG80-82, room 3.002), the KNAW research communication group and Denise Petzold, Emilie Sitzia, Christian Ernsten and Jacob Ward are organising a workshop on how to write brief and informative wall labels for an exhibition (and a broad public) planned at a later moment.

You can register for the workshop here.

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Lecture by Ambassador of Georgia on war in Ukraine, on 25 October

H.E. Mr. David Solomonia, Ambassador of Georgia to The Netherlands, will visit Maastricht University and hold a lecture on ‘The War in Ukraine and New Perspectives on European Integration’ on Tuesday 25 October from 17.00 – 18.30 at the Statenzaal (Faculty of Law).

Everyone is welcome. Register here.

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SG series: 19th Century Philosophy, on 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30 November

Join the Studium Generale lecture series which introduces you to the work of five of the most influential philosophers of the 19th century.

When: Wednesday 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30 November, from 19.30 to 21.30
Where: Karl Dittrich Hall, Student Services Centre Bonnefantenstraat 2
Costs: UM students €10, UM employees and students from other schools €25, Others €50
Speaker: Rene Gabriëls, PhD, Assistant Professor of Philosophy, UM

Sign up here.

Lumière x MYA film: Ich Bin Dein Mensch, on 7 November

Are you interested in how artificial intelligence (AI) and robots shape our relations? Then join the next MYA x Lumière movie screening on Monday 7 November at 19.30.

Ich bin dein Mensch (in English: I am Your Man) is a witty tragicomedy about AI, happiness, and relationships. After a panel discussion with experts, you are invited for a drink at the Lumière bar.

Buy a ticket here.

Reminder: join the festive launch of UMployee, on Tuesday 8 November

On Tuesday 8 November, we will be festively launching the new intranet. Join us from 12.00 to 14.00 at GG90-92, room D1.08.

Free lunch will be served by Bandito, and make sure to bring your laptop, because we will be filling our intranet profiles. Everyone who has filled out their profile page on the new intranet receives a Bandito gift voucher!

A professional photographer will be joining the event to take portrait pictures of you that you can use on your intranet profile, on your Personal Profile Page and on your social media channels.

Sign up here for the lunch and/or pictures.

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