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Monday, 10 January 2011 marks the celebration of the 379th Dies Natalis (birthday) of the University of Amsterdam (UvA).

Monday, 10 January 2011 marks the celebration of the 379th Dies Natalis of the University of Amsterdam (UvA).

  • Location: Aula, Singel 411 (corner of the Spui).
  • Doors open: 14.30. Start time: 15.00.

Programme

  • Opening address
    Prof. D.C. van den Boom, Rector Magnificus
  • Dies speech 'Universal Darwinism'
    Prof. S.B.J. Menken, Professor of Animal Systematics and Zoogeography, in particular processes of speciation.

Musical intermezzo

  • Conferment of an honorary doctorate from the University of Amsterdam to:
    - Prof. N.A. Rosenthal. The doctoral thesis supervisor is A.F.M. Moorman, professor of Embryology and Molecular Biology of Cardiovascular Disease.
  • - Mr A.P.M. van Liempt. The doctoral thesis supervisor is F.P.I.M. van Vree, professor of Journalism and Culture
  • Presentation of the UvA Lecturer of the Year 2010 award.