Anniversary celebration
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Faculty lectures

Faculty Lectures Programme Overview

Faculty of Law
Lecture | 1.30 – 2.45 p.m. | Harmoniecomplex
Lectures by Jan Lokin (History of Law), Dirk Herman de Jong (Criminal Law) and Fokko Oldenhuis (Civil Law; Law & Religion)

Faculty of Medical Sciences
Lecture and music | 1.30 – 3 p.m. | Academy Building
Antonius Deusing Lecture on knowledge development concerning asthma and COPD by Prof. D.S. Postma (UMCG Professor of Pulmonary Disease, member of the Dutch Health Council, clinician and researcher)

Faculty of Spatial Sciences
City Walk | 1.30 – 2.45 p.m. | Groningen city centre
Geographical Speakers’ Corner. Geographers speak about the changing city centre of Groningen. The City begins on the Broerplein, on the left side of the University Library.

Faculty of Arts
Lectures | 1.30 – 2.45 p.m. | Academy Building
Opening by Prof. Gerry Wakker, followed by lectures by Dr Maarten Loonen and Prof. Liesbeth Korthals-Altes. Return to the lecture room for presentations by literary scholar Prof. Liesbeth Korthals-Altes (on ‘the function of made-up stories – like Het Diner (The Dinner) – in literature’) and Arctic researcher Dr Maarten Loonen (on ‘North Pole research, terns and crowdfunding’). Including a special live video link with Spitsbergen.

Faculty of Theology and Religious Sciences
Lectures and tour | 1.30 – 2.45 p.m. | Oude Boteringestraat 38
For Infinity: the theological faculty, then, now and in future.

Faculty of Economics and Business & AOG School of Management
Lectures | 1.30 – 2.45 p.m. | Academy Building
En Route to Infinity: Prof. Lex Hoogduin on the economy and sustainability. Care for a liveable world does exist, regarding the near and distant future. If this care proves successful, this will be into infinity. A lecture on sustainability as a crucial theme in economics, which will be a twin lecture by a Faculty professor and Faculty alumnus, in collaboration with the AOG. The AOG theme: En Route to a Sustainable World.

Faculty of Behavioural and Social Sciences
Master’s Thesis Award Presentations | 1.30 – 2.45 p.m. | Het Kasteel, Melkweg 1
The best recently graduated psychologists present their research, followed by the award ceremony and a drinks party.

Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences
Lecture | 1.30 – 2.30 p.m. | Academy Building
Sustainability for Infinity: Prof. Kees Hummelen on the next generation of solar cells.