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Previous Who's in Town lectures

Results: 281 - 286 of 286
Results: 281 - 286 of 286
  • Bert Koenders MA: Development Aid: The effects and consequences of the economic crisis
    18 May 2010 17:00 - 18:30 Lecture
    Does development aid hurt or help the countries that receive it? What effects has the economic crisis had on development aid? Drs. Bert Koenders, former Minister for Development Cooperation in the Netherlands, will ...
  • Michal Shabtay MA: Islamic Art: Definition, concept and impact on Western Culture
    17 May 2010 18:30 - 20:00 Lecture
    What is the significance of Islamic art for the identity of Muslims and how has it influenced western culture as we know it? Drs. Michal Shabtay, media artist, filmmaker and curator draws on her knowledge of ...
  • Prof. David Thorburn: No Elegies for Gutenberg: The Culture of Print and Our Digital Future
    22 Apr 2010 19:00 - 21:00 Lecture
    Does the advent of the Internet spell demise for the print media? Professor David Thorburn, an expert in the area of film and media and cultural studies, suggests that this view is premature. He discusses why print ...
  • Boris Dittrich: Comparing Democracies
    14 Apr 2010 17:00 - 18:30 Lecture
    Boris Dittrich , a resident of the United States and Advocacy Director for Human Rights Watch, will compare the transparency of Dutch democracy with that of the USA. Which system gives more power to the people? And ...
  • Thérèse Onderdenwijngaard MA: Civil War and Terrorism in Sri Lanka
    12 Apr 2010 18:30 - 20:00 Lecture
    The civil war in Sri Lanka ended after 25 years in a cruel final battle in May 2009. The conflict however, remains unresolved. Thérèse Onderdenwijngaard, an expert in the field, will give an overview of the history ...
  • Prof. Dr. Frans Berkhout: Climate after Copenhagen
    25 Mar 2010 18:30 - 20:00 Lecture
    The EU did not achieve its objectives at the Copenhagen Climate Conference in December 2009. Prof. Dr. Berkhout, who was part of the Dutch scientific delegation in Copenhagen outlines the main results of Copenhagen ...