Sporticonen: Johan Cruijff, Usain Bolt & Michael Jordan

Michael Jordan: superster

Hein Gerd Triemstra | Drew Henderson | Nico van Yperen | Rianne de Roos | Grietje Pasma | Janka Stoker
Datum: 
woensdag 27 september 2017

Waarom steeg Michael Jordan letterlijk boven zijn medespelers uit?

Sporticonen Michael Jordan

 
Gastschrijver 2017: Over de grenzen van de letteren
Over de grenzen van de letteren

Hier beginnen

Ellen Deckwitz in gesprek met Bram Douwes
Datum: 
maandag 25 september 2017

Programmamaker en journalist Bram Douwes gaat  in gesprek met Ellen Deckwitz over haar leven en werk. Van haar studententijd in Groningen tot haar rol als columnist en popularisator van de dicht- en schrijfkunst.

Gastschrijver 2017: Ellen Deckwitz en Bram Douwes

 
The Quest for Happiness

Happiness as a Duty

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Trudy Dehue
Datum: 
dinsdag 19 september 2017

For many years, happiness researchers reported that children in the Netherlands are among the happiest in the world. Like other countries with high happiness scores of their youth the Dutch took pride in these figures. However, as these children grow up this idyll seems to be ruined. Increasing numbers of young adults ask for mental health care or medication against depression, or look for alternative means to increase their wellbeing. How to respond to that?

The Quest for Happiness
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Mindfulness and overcoming mental habits

Taming the wild horse?
Brian Ostafin
Datum: 
maandag 11 september 2017

The mindfulness movement seems to be everywhere. An accumulating body of evidence suggests widespread benefits of mindfulness ranging from attenuating anxiety and depressive symptoms to increasing creativity and even to diminishing racial biases. Is it possible that mindfulness can have such an extensive variety of effects? And if so, how? This talk will present a psychological model of mindfulness.

Carpe Diem

The Vanishing Art of Seizing the Day
Roman Krznaric
Datum: 
vrijdag 19 mei 2017

The spirit of carpe diem has been hijacked by consumer culture. Cultural philosopher Roman Krznaric calls us to arms: the time has come to seize back the day. It is one of the oldest pieces of life advice in Western history: carpe diem.

Griph-lecture

Killing Civilians in War

Jeff McMahan
Datum: 
donderdag 18 mei 2017

Most of us accept that it can be permissible to kill people on a large scale in war. Does morality become more permissive in a state of war? Killing a person is in general among the most seriously wrongful forms of action, yet most of us accept that it can be permissible to kill people on a large scale in war. Does morality become more permissive in a state of war?

The Art of Traveling

Wie (niet) reist is gek

Ap Dijksterhuis
Datum: 
maandag 8 mei 2017

Reizen heeft benijdenswaardige effecten op onze gesteldheid. Het is dé manier om ons brein soepel te houden, het reikt ons inspiratie en creativiteit aan, haalt vooroordelen onderuit, maakt ons gelukkiger, en verlengt, ten slotte, ons leven. In vliegende vaart en met veel humor voert Ap Dijksterhuis ons mee van India tot de VS, van Ecuador tot Zanzibar, van Birma tot Iran, en van Indonesië tot Egypte.

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