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TBS, the impact of detention under hospital orders *
Tuesday 6 March, 18:30, CZ 9, Cobbenhagen Building, Tilburg University
The discussion about TBS is in full swing. There has been increasing criticism of TBS in recent years. TBS involves high costs and politicians are discussing savings on the treatment. Moreover, there are urgent questions after incidents such as the murder of Anne Faber by a TBS-client on leave.
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Gender Unlimited Festival; connecting to diversity *
Thursday 8 March, 13:00, Faculty Club, Tilburg University
The Gender Unlimited Festival 2018 is dedicated to ‘Connecting to Diversity’. Sofie van den Enk, well-known from Opzij and De Keuringsdienst van Waarde interviews Resi Becker. Becker is director Mail Nederland of PostNL and responsible for 32.000 employees. They will address why diversity is beneficial for organizations and how to strengthen your network and grow your career.
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Food for Thought: Ronald de Jong
Friday 9 March, 12:00, Foyer Cobbenhagen Building, Tilburg University
Food for thought with Ronald de Jong, CHRO and member of the Philips Executive Committee, and… the first Professor of Practice at Tilburg University.
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Introducing the Netherlands: Politics and Society from a (subjective) German perspective *
Tuesday 13 March, 13:00, Black Box, Esplanade Building, Tilburg University
What are the current trends in Dutch politics, the economy and society and how has the relationship between the Netherlands and Germany evolved during the last decades? Joerg Raab will give his (subjective) German perspective.
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Theatervoorstelling “Met Open Ogen – Een verhaal over veteranen met PTSS” *
Woensdag 14 maart, 20.00 uur, Black Box, Esplanade Building, Tilburg University
In deze theatervoorstelling delen veteranen met PTSS hun ervaringen op indringende wijze met het publiek. Erna volgt een panelgesprek, waarin naast de acteurs ook deskundigen op het gebied van victimologie en psychologie zitting hebben.
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De erfenis van Ruud Lubbers *
Donderdag 15 maart, 13.00 uur, Zwijsen Building, Tilburg University
Wat is de betekenis van voormalig minister-president Ruud Lubbers (1939-2018) voor verleden, heden en toekomst? Prof. dr. Ernst Hirsch Ballin, die Lubbers lange tijd van nabij meemaakte, ziet een duidelijke rode draad in diens veelzijdige loopbaan. Aan de hand daarvan schetst hij in deze speciale lunchlezing de erfenis van Ruud Lubbers voor Nederland en daarbuiten.
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Hartslagcafé: Politieke jongeren in debat #GR2018 *
Donderdag 15 maart, 20.00 uur, Paradox, Telegraafstraat, Tilburg
Wat moet je nu écht gaan stemmen bij de Gemeenteraadsverkiezingen? Politiek talent helpt je uit de brand! Leden van de politieke jongerenorganisaties e.a. gaan met elkaar het gevecht aan en proberen jou te overtuigen van hun gelijk.
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Visual Thinking Strategies & your brain *
Tuesday 20 March, 12:45, Black Box, Esplanade Building, Tilburg University
How best to deal with complex situations? Close observation, critical thinking, and presenting a well-argued point of view are skills that you can use to good effect throughout your life. The series of Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS) seminars offered by Academic Forum enable you to practice these skills. In this first seminar of four, neuropsychologist Janneke van Leeuwen tells about her PhD research on how visual observation and social behavior are connected to each other in the brain.
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Last Lecture – Dealing with diversity: A 40-years journey *
Tuesday 20 March, 16:00, Black Box, Esplanade Building, Tilburg University
In his lecture Fons van de Vijver will focus on ethnic diversity from the realistic perspective that diversity is a given state of things. Studying the difference why some companies and countries are better able to use diversity is the relevant issue here. So, can a diversity climate enhance the well-being and learning results of students?
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Science Café: Hoe aanvaarden we vernieuwing? *
Dinsdag 20 maart, 20.00 uur, De Harmonie, Stationsstraat, Tilburg
Zonder innovatie geen vooruitgang. Maar na innovatie volgt lang niet altijd acceptatie: tal van slimme vondsten zijn nooit een succes geworden, omdat mensen er simpelweg niet ‘aan’ wilden. Josine Blok (Universiteit Utrecht) over de ‘menselijke factor’.
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All you need to know about… Bitcoin *
Tuesday 27 March, 13:00, Black Box, Esplanade Building, Tilburg University
If you had invested 8 euros in July 2010 you would now be a millionaire. Why is it that bitcoin is worth so much? And what’s the reason everyone is so hyped about this digital form of money? This is your chance to learn all you need to know!
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*Dit event kan meetellen voor het Certificaat Academic Forum (studenten Tilburg University)
*This event may count towards the Academic Forum Certificate (students Tilburg University)​
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