What they don't teach you about thinking

John Furey
woensdag 22 november 2017

Getting things to work well is often about understanding people and their differences. Why is it so difficult to understand these differences and communicate with others effectively? What if you could know how people think and what to expect of them, and how to use your own thinking more effectively to improve outcomes?

Division within Society

Michèle Lamont– co-speaker Rafael Wittek
maandag 20 november 2017

In many Western societies, social status and impact are determined by personal success in terms of level education, career, money and possessions. Such a one-sided focus on a narrow range of competences and knowledge produces a competitive society of winners (some) and losers (many). This is a recipe for social instability.

Division within Society - 20 November 2017

Pieter Boeke Lezing 2017

Depressie: welke therapie werkt het best?

Marcus Huibers
maandag 6 november 2017

Volgens de Wereldgezondheidsorganisatie is depressie op dit moment de aandoening met de grootste ziektelast in de gehele wereld. Reden te meer om onderzoek te doen naar de effectiviteit van bestaande vormen van psychotherapie.

Pieter Boeke Lezing - 6 november 2017


Brexit, Trump and the New Europe

Luuk van Middelaar
donderdag 19 oktober 2017

The 2016 Brexit vote and the US Trump election represented a dual threat for the European Union. A populist revolt — the immediate danger of which has subsided after the 2017 elections in the Netherlands, France and Germany. But also a geopolitical wake-up call. When the USA goes for America First, Europe has to “take its destiny into its own hands” (as Angela Merkel put it earlier this year).