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15 June 2018
Special Issue of PhiloSOPHIA: A Journal of Continental Feminism 8.1 (2018), edited by Birgit Kaiser and Kathrin Thiele.
Prof. dr. Beatrice de Graaf. Foto: Milette Raats
15 June 2018
The Stevin Prize of 2.5 million euros is an individual award intended to foster knowledge transfer and serve as a token of appreciation in this regard.
15 June 2018
In the Movies & Science series we approach authenticity from three angles: art, nature and food. Organised by Studium Generale and Centre for the Humanities.


20 June 2018 09:00 - 22 June 2018 17:00
This conference is a follow-up event of COST Action IS1307 New Materialism: Networking European Scholarship on ‘How Matter comes to Matter.
21 June 2018 09:30 - 22 June 2018 16:00
This workshop explores the changing governance of medicine and the biomedical sciences in the second half of the twentieth century.
21 June 2018 15:30 - 17:00
Norbert Corver will give a lecture on lore, a body of traditions and knowledge that is passed down among members of a particular group, usually orally.