19 December 2018 from 15:30 to 17:30

Extra-special edition of the Descartes Centre Christmas Colloquium

There will be seven short talks by HPS students and Descartes Centre members, on a variety of topics:


  • Kamiel Mobach, What good is HPS when confronted with actual physicists?
  • Ilse van Veen, History and philosophy of wine
  • Hieke Huistra, Why Sinterklaas is not fat at all and Santa Claus certainly is
  • David Baneke, Frozen science
  • Ruud Abma, The academic virtues of the Descartes Centre
  • Stefan Gailliard, Nayra Hammann, Max Bautista Perpinyà, Martijn van der Meer, Science Troubles. A Journal about Guessing and Erring
  • Shahin Nazar Kermanshahi, Stefan Gaillard, Is a History and Philosophy of Science complete without Continental Philosophy?
  • Bert Theunissen, Raking America great again


Colloquium itself: 15:30 – 17:00h  in the Kanunnikenzaal on the first floor

Drinks afterwards 17:00 – 19:00h in the Belle van Zuylenzaal on the ground floor

Start date and time
19 December 2018 15:30
End date and time
19 December 2018 17:30