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Results: 1 - 11 of 11
Results: 1 - 11 of 11
  • 22 Oct 2019
    Jan Breman
    Alexis de Tocqueville, A Critical Appraisal by Jan Breman

    15:00 - 16:30 | Lecture

    Alexis de Tocqueville (1805-1859) was a French diplomat, political scientist and historian. He is best known for his works Democracy in America and The Old Regime and the Revolution.

  • 23 Oct 2019
    1989. A concept challenged

    20:00 - 21:30 | Event

    Thirty years after the fall of the Iron Curtain in 1989, historian James Mark challenges the idea of 1989 revolutions as simply a turn to a liberal West. At this public launch, he will present and discuss his new ...

  • 25 Oct 2019
    The Shadow of Knowledge. ARIAS network meet-up

    10:00 - 17:30 | Event

    Autumn arrived. It’s bronze light casts long shadows that bring another kind of being of things, less tangible but not less real. Let’s meet there, in the shadow of what is known, and stay for a while… In this ...

  • 25 Oct 2019
    M.B.M. van der Klis
    Truth in Science

    16:00 - 17:00 | Lecture

    In his valedictory lecture, Michiel van der Klis will explore why we find it so hard to face the truth as humans, and how science helps us to overcome this. He will focus on the counter-intuitive reality that the ...

  • 28 Oct 2019
    Algorithms of violence

    17:00 - 18:30 | Event

    We are growing familiar with the use of algorithmic systems in the field of security through state-of-the-art visual technologies, such as face recognition, autonomous weapons, and situational awareness displays. ...

  • 5 Nov 2019
    Fien Lindelauff
    Activism and veganism. A conversation with Earthling Ed

    20:00 - 21:30 | Event

    Why do we turn our heads away from the challenging reality of our food’s origins? Speaker, educator and entrepreneur Ed Winters, also known as ‘Earthling Ed’, will engage in a conversation with Federico Savini, ...

  • 7 Nov 2019
    Fashion theories
    Fashion theories. A sartorial salon

    20:00 - 21:30 | Event

    What hides underneath the garments we wear? What runs deeper than tread? And wherein lies the essence of the style references we see on the runway today?

  • 12 Nov 2019
    Deirdre McCloskey
    Athenaeum presents: Liberalism, a masterclass by Deirdre McCloskey

    17:00 - 18:30 | Event

    The greatest challenges facing humankind, according to Deirdre McCloskey, are poverty and tyranny, both of which hold people back. In this masterclass McCloskey argues for a return to true liberal values and she’ll ...

  • 14 Nov 2019
    Roberto D’Alimonte
    Visions of Europe: Italian politics in the age of populism

    20:00 - 21:30 | Event

    In this new episode of the Visions of Europe Lecture Series, Roberto D’Alimonte explores the factors behind the rise of Italy’s brand of populism, the reasons for the failure of the first Conte government and the ...

  • 18 Nov 2019
    How Should Bots Talk to Humans about Health? Importance of Interactivity and Modality

    12:30 - 13:30 | Lecture

    This is a lecture in the RPA Communication Lecture Series, which is being given by Professor S. Shyam Sundar, the James P. Jimirro Professor of Media Effects and founding director of the Media Effects Research ...

  • 19 Nov 2019
    Perceiving and Interacting with Algorithms and Bots: Psychological Mechanisms that Predict User Experience of Human-AI Interaction (HAII)

    16:00 - 17:30 | Lecture

    This keynote lecture in the RPA Communication Lecture Series is being given by Professor S. Shyam Sundar, the James P. Jimirro Professor of Media Effects and founding director of the Media Effects Research Laboratory ...