Nieuws https://www.uu.nl/en en Mon, 20 May 2024 05:28:32 +0200 Tue, 20 Feb 2024 14:56:00 +0100 Will Hamas meet Israel deadline over release of hostages? https://www.uu.nl/en/in-the-media/will-hamas-meet-israel-deadline-over-release-of-hostages Hamas was given a deadline by Israel: all hostages must be released before Ramadan. Islamologist Joas Wagemakers explains the dilemma in which Hamas (and Israel) finds itself. 137926 Tue, 20 Feb 2024 14:56:00 +0100 Nieuws What is limitarianism? Professor Ingrid Robeyns explains https://www.uu.nl/en/in-the-media/what-is-limitarianism-professor-ingrid-robeyns-explains “Extreme wealth is disastrous for society, democracy, and climate”, Professor of Ethics of Institutions Ingrid Robeyns pleads. 131389 Wed, 06 Dec 2023 23:00:00 +0100 Nieuws “The Muslim Brotherhood is down, but not out” https://www.uu.nl/en/in-the-media/the-muslim-brotherhood-is-down-but-not-out Associate Professor Joas Wagemakers spoke with Al Jazeera about the Islamic movement and its future. 133334 Fri, 15 Sep 2023 10:00:00 +0200 Nieuws The Balearic Islands have a new climate law. “There are, however, foundational challenges” https://www.uu.nl/en/in-the-media/the-balearic-islands-have-a-new-climate-law-there-are-however-foundational-challenges In The Conversation, lecturer Morten Byskov, Assistant Professor Jeroen Hopster and Júlia Isern Bennassar write about the recently passed climate law on the Balearic Islands. 133049 Fri, 18 Aug 2023 14:00:00 +0200 Nieuws A manifesto for African digital sovereignty https://www.uu.nl/en/in-the-media/a-manifesto-for-african-digital-sovereignty In the world of AI regulation, power is not evenly distributed. PhD candidate Arthur Gwagwa writes in Global Policy about Africa’s position in this world. 131198 Fri, 02 Jun 2023 16:00:00 +0200 Nieuws What Hannah Arendt can teach us about the war in Ukraine https://www.uu.nl/en/in-the-media/what-hannah-arendt-can-teach-us-about-the-war-in-ukraine In Philosophy Now, Assistant Professor Maurits de Jongh discusses the insights of philosopher Hannah Arendt (1906-1975) to help understand the threat of nuclear annihilation. 130483 Wed, 10 May 2023 11:28:00 +0200 Nieuws The four technological revolutions that fuelled a ‘moral revolution’ https://www.uu.nl/en/in-the-media/the-four-technological-revolutions-that-fuelled-a-moral-revolution Over the years, human morality has gone through some major changes. Jeroen Hopster explains which ones in the podcast Philosophical Disquisitions. 126944 Fri, 20 Jan 2023 14:51:00 +0100 Nieuws Majority of Iranian population opposes compulsory hijab: "The protests are reflective of the social reality" https://www.uu.nl/en/in-the-media/majority-of-iranian-population-opposes-compulsory-hijab-the-protests-are-reflective-of-the-social Assistant professor Religious Studies Pooyan Tamimi Arab, together with Ammar Maleki (Tilburg University), researched support for the protests in Iran. 124160 Fri, 07 Oct 2022 11:27:00 +0200 Nieuws How does the recent Hollywood film 'Archive' look at artificial intelligence? https://www.uu.nl/en/in-the-media/how-does-the-recent-hollywood-film-archive-look-at-artificial-intelligence Associate Professor of Philosophical Ethics Sven Nyholm, specialised in ethics of technology, discusses artificial intelligence in the film Archive. 120827 Thu, 30 Jun 2022 14:40:00 +0200 Nieuws “The vicious cycle of ignorance and exclusion in philosophy needs to be broken” https://www.uu.nl/en/in-the-media/the-vicious-cycle-of-ignorance-and-exclusion-in-philosophy-needs-to-be-broken In an article for Crooked Timber Professor in the Ethics of Institutions Ingrid Robeyns writes about a problem she had long been aware of: geo-academic inequality. 115736 Fri, 08 Apr 2022 16:59:00 +0200 Nieuws Iranians refuse to participate in ‘political theatre’ of upcoming elections https://www.uu.nl/en/in-the-media/iranians-refuse-to-participate-in-political-theatre-of-upcoming-elections Pooyan Tamimi Arab explains in The Conversation that the lack of fair elections is causing many Iranians to refuse to vote. 107637 Tue, 22 Jun 2021 10:32:00 +0200 Nieuws Rutger Claassen on podcast 'Another World is Podable' https://www.uu.nl/en/in-the-media/rutger-claassen-on-podcast-another-world-is-podable Rutger Claassen talks about his life and work as a scholar interested in many fields. 104592 Tue, 09 Mar 2021 09:35:00 +0100 Nieuws Fundamental changes in religious beliefs among Iranians https://www.uu.nl/en/in-the-media/fundamental-changes-in-religious-beliefs-among-iranians Dr. Pooyan Tamimi Arab from Utrecht University and Dr. Ammar Maleki conducted a large-scale, anonymous digital survey in Iran, showing fundamental changes in religious attitudes. 99447 Tue, 15 Sep 2020 15:00:00 +0200 Nieuws Mosque in Teheran - Pixabay Can humans be friends with a robot? https://www.uu.nl/en/in-the-media/can-humans-be-friends-with-a-robot Sven Nyholm speaks about his new book "Humans and Robots". 99053 Mon, 31 Aug 2020 00:12:00 +0200 Nieuws © iStockphoto.com How does Italy see the Netherlands? https://www.uu.nl/en/in-the-media/how-does-italy-see-the-netherlands Mauro Bonazzi was interviewed for Corriere della sera about the tensions between and relationship of the Netherlands and Italy. 98129 Mon, 20 Jul 2020 09:03:00 +0200 Nieuws © iStockphoto.com Corona: between conspiracy theories and confronting reality https://www.uu.nl/en/in-the-media/corona-between-conspiracy-theories-and-confronting-reality This blog is a part of ‘Dossier Corona’, introduced by Religious Matters in the spring of 2020. 97154 Fri, 12 Jun 2020 13:01:00 +0200 Nieuws © iStockphoto.com Saving the economy from corona https://www.uu.nl/en/in-the-media/saving-the-economy-from-corona Rutger Claassen thinks about government responses to the current economic crisis in a lecture for Studium Generale. 95417 Mon, 04 May 2020 10:42:00 +0200 Nieuws © iStockphoto.com Iranians deserve the truth https://www.uu.nl/en/in-the-media/iranians-deserve-the-truth Pooyan Tamimi Arab addressed the recent protests in Iran in the NRC. 90043 Tue, 21 Jan 2020 12:07:00 +0100 Nieuws Grand Ayatollah Sayyid Ali Hosseini Khamenei. Bron: Wikimedia/Khamenei.ir Fergus Green in the Financial Review on Australia's fossil fuels https://www.uu.nl/en/in-the-media/fergus-green-in-the-financial-review-on-australias-fossil-fuels On 26 November, Fergus Green co-wrote an opinion piece for the Financial Review on 'Australia's dirty great secret': fossil fuels. 88423 Tue, 10 Dec 2019 13:31:00 +0100 Nieuws © iStockphoto.com "For the sake of life on Earth, we must put a limit on wealth" https://www.uu.nl/en/in-the-media/for-the-sake-of-life-on-earth-we-must-put-a-limit-on-wealth The theory of Ingrid Robeyns, called limitarianism, is cited in The Gurdian to address the problem of extreme wealth. 83491 Mon, 23 Sep 2019 13:05:00 +0200 Nieuws