Strangers on campus

date: Wednesday October 5th time: 7:30 – 9:00 PM place: VU, NU-3B05 (New University Building) maximum amount of participants: 70 people Can we move beyond labels? Can you increase your perceived belonging on campus? What can we do as a community to do so? Tonight we enter a conversation about feelings of belonging, as well […]

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Bloeiklas over conflict

date: Wednesday October 5th time: 4:00 – 5:00 PM place: VU, 3D space maximum amount of participants: 14 people How do we deal with conflict? Is it worthwhile to even do so? Can we be candid in compromising?   In this ‘flourishing class’ we offer some practical ideas and exercises in order to face this question […]

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date: Wednesday October 5th time: 12:00 AM – 2:00 PM place: VU, 3D space What does it mean to empathize with somebody? Why should we try? And do we even want to?  On the basis of the life and work of the controversial philosopher Gerard Bolland – whose bust was removed from the Dutch House […]

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The Underground

In another rendition of A Night at the Theater we take you to ‘The Underground’! Let us buy you a ticket to one of the most dazzling Dutch plays of the season in the outdoor Bostheater in Amsterdam. ‘The Underground’ performed by NITE is an adaptation of Dostoevsky’s ‘Notes from Underground’. It’s about someone who […]

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Mindful met Rumi

Een vis is in het water in zijn element, maar zijn dorst wordt nooit gelest. Wie niet vindt wat hij nodig heeft om te groeien, vallen de dagen lang. Rumi In een reeks van vier bijeenkomsten lezen we een aantal gedichten uit de Masnavi van Rumi. De Masnavi is een hymne, een lofzang op de […]

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