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  • SIB-NL Drinks

    June 22 at 16:00 - 23:00 at Europaplein 22, Amsterdam

    On June 22, we, SIB-Amsterdam will organize a borrel/drinks for all the members of SIB-Nederland, so all the different SIB-cities. We hope to welcome as many of you as possible, so we can celebrate the start of the summer together and have a chance to meet and have fun with each other!

  • Presentation of the Yearbook

    June 18 at 22:00 - 23:00 at Café/Club KIWI

    Join us tonight and pick up the Yearbook of 2017-2018!

  • Symposium: Gender-based Violence

    June 18 at 20:00 - 22:00 at Café De Troubadour

    Gender-based Violence: Myths and realities Since the emergence of the #MeToo discussion in October 2017, sexual assault and harassment have become hotly contested issues. All at once, topics which were scarcely discussed before began to dominate the media, from talk shows to newspapers. How did this...

  • Symposium: Space Law – To Infinity and Beyond?

    June 11 at 20:00 - 22:00 at De Bovenkamer van Groningen

    Space Law: To Infinity and Beyond? As technology advances, outer space has increasingly come within our reach. More and more national governments, international organisations and private individuals are now trying to ‘claim’ their part of the universe. So it seems clear that, if we want to preve...

  • General Members Assembly

    June 7 at 19:47 - 23:00 at Café/Club KIWI

    During the GMA, the Preferred Candidate Board members will be elected Candidate Board Members! Join us and read about their first plans for the upcoming year.  See you there!

  • Symposium: Democracy in Crisis?

    June 4 at 20:00 - 22:00 at Senate Chamber

    Symposium: Democracy in Crisis? Europe, the Netherlands and Italy On 4 June, we will organise a symposium about the state and future of democracy. Does the rise of anti-establishment movements throughout Europe and America show that our democratic system is fragile and in risk of dissolution? O...

  • Lulu Wang: Understanding Modern China

    May 31 at 19:30 - 22:00 at Doopsgezinde Kerk

    Understanding Modern China China’s capacity to influence the Western world is growing in many respects, but how much do we know about this large and diverse country? According to best-selling novelist and journalist Lulu Wang, if you want to understand modern China and its active engagement in the...

  • Diplomats Dinner

    May 28 at 18:00 - 21:00 at Academy Building

    Diplomatsdinner 2018 Have you ever dreamt of one day becoming a Diplomat? Or are you just curious what a job like that would entail? Then we’ve got the opportunity of a lifetime for you! During the Diplomatsdinner, Ambassadors and other Diplomats from thirteen different countries will be visiting ...

  • General Members’ Assembly

    May 24 at 19:47 - 23:00 at Café De Troubadour

    General Members’ Assembly On 24 May, we will discuss the situation of our Association during another General Members’ Assembly. It is the perfect chance to find out what the Board has done since the last GMA and to hear how our association is doing. Come and voice your opinion at this ev...

  • VVV-SIB Drinks

    May 18 at 18:00 - 22:00

    VVV-SIB Drinks Please join us to the biannual “VVV-SIB Borrel”, the drinks organised by our very own Alumni association. The drinks will take place in The Hague at Granny’s Corner (Rijnstraat 12). You’re welcome from 18.00 onwards. Be there or be square – the first drinks a...

  • Pub crawl

    May 17 at 22:00 - 23:59

    Pub crawl This night, the KEI Committee will organise a fantastic pub crawl. More information will follow soon!

  • Negotiation Master Class SIB-Nederland

    May 17 at 13:30 - 17:00 at Netherlands Institute of International Relation Clingendael

    Have you always wondered how deals are negotiated and do you want to be an expert yourself? You will get the chance to get to know everything about negotiation skills and techniques on the 17th of May from 13.30 till 17.00. The Negotiation Master Class will take place at The Netherlands Institute of...

  • Dan Hassler-Forest: Pop Culture & Politics – On the Importance of Diversity in Fantastic Films

    May 14 at 20:00 - 22:00 at Café De Troubadour

    Pop Culture & Politics: On the Importance of Diversity in Fantastic Films Fantastic stories, whether we are talking about age-old fairytales or a contemporary superhero movie, are never free from ideological backgrounds or cultural norms and values. They are always told from a specific vision an...

  • SIB on Stage

    May 7 at 21:00 - 23:00 at Café/Club KIWI

    SIB on Stage In the evening of 7 May, SIB members will get the opportunity to show their talents. Be there, come up with something creative and win great prizes! By participating in the contest, you will support our annual charity: the Ocean Cleanup.

  • Drinks: Making SIB Great Again (by Dispuut BOEF)

    April 30 at 22:00 - 23:30 at Café/Club KIWI

    Making SIB Great Again: Kappa Delta BOEF Goes American At the centre of the SIB there is a crucial conviction: that every Monday we gather on the dancefloor of the KIWI for the most amazing parties.The parties were magnificent, they were great. And now it is time to make them even greater. Get ...

  • Hillel Neuer: On the shortcomings of the United Nations

    April 30 at 20:00 - 22:00 at Café De Troubadour

    Delivery Failed? On the Shortcomings of the United Nations 70 years ago, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This historic document stipulates the fundamental rights which apply to all human beings. But does the UN actually live up to its promise of...

  • Let the games begin!

    April 25 at 17:00 - 18:30

    — Members only —  The newly installed Social Activities Committee will organise their very first activity on Wednesday 25 April 2018. It will be quite different from our usual Monday evening socials, but not less fun: we’re going to play some sports!  Join this event for ...

  • Symposium: The Politics of Collective Memory

    April 23 at 20:00 - 22:00 at Café De Troubadour

    The Politics of Collective Memory: A Link to the Past Memories are more than thoughts about the past: they also shape the world of today. The way people remember bygone times influences how they regard themselves and others, and even how they act towards them. At the same time, authorities might try...

  • Drinks

    April 16 at 22:00 - 23:59 at Café/Club KIWI

    Board 69 is Back – Party like it’s 2015 Does your mind also frequently think back to those awesome SIB parties with Board 69? Or are you new and are you wondering who these six people are who declared themselves to be Board SEXY? Or were you just too broke to join the SIB trip

  • SIB Trip: Morocco

    April 12 - April 22

    SIB Trip From 12 to 22 April, the SIB will be off for a trip to Morocco!

  • Forum: 70 Years Human Rights – Freedom of Belief

    April 9 at 20:00 - 22:00 at Senate Chamber

    70 Years Human Rights: Freedom of Belief – Individual or Collective Identity? On 9 April, the SIB, Liberal International and D66 Internationaal will host a forum to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Several speakers will discuss the tensi...

  • Symposium: International Climate Politics and the Energy Transition

    April 5 at 20:00 - 22:00 at Van Swinderen Huys

    International Climate Politics and the Energy Transition For many years, the countries which have signed the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change have been meeting to discuss the situation of dealing with climate change. The most recent climate conference took place in Bonn, in Nove...

  • Movie Night: Casablanca

    March 29 at 20:30 - 22:30

    Movie Night: Casablanca Are you also looking forward to the SIB-trip to Morocco this April? Are you a movie-lover who can’t wait to see this classic (again)? Or maybe you are just looking for a fun evening with great people? Then sign up for only 2,50 euro for the Moroccan movie-night organised by...

  • General Members’ Meeting

    March 28 at 16:00 - 18:00 at SIB Office

  • Symposium: Humane Warfare in Theory & Practice

    March 26 at 20:00 - 22:00 at Café De Troubadour

    Humane Warfare in Theory & Practice: How International Humanitarian Law Works In a world where war remains a constant factor, we might not want to ask if it is possible avoid war altogether, but rather: how do we conduct warfare as ‘humanely’ as possible? To shed some light...

  • Field Trips: Ryan Wittingslow on the Fear of Technology

    March 21 at 19:30 - 22:00 at Achterwerk

    This event is organised by City Central Groningen is full of bright young minds. Are you curious to know what’s in them? We are. City Central and Achterwerk are pleased to announce their collaboration called ‘Field Trips’. Events for the bright minds of Groningen, where we encourage speakers a...

  • Integration Night 2018

    March 20 at 18:00 - 23:59

    Integration Night 2018 Once again, the SIB co-organises Integration Night this year. Together with SOG, AEGEE, Contractus, USVA and ESN, we will provide you with an amazing night which shows student life in Groningen in a nutshell. The night will consist of the following: – Human Bingo at...

  • Ambassador Per Holmström: Sweden – A Humanitarian Superpower?

    March 19 at 20:00 - 22:00 at Doopsgezinde Kerk

    Sweden: A Humanitarian and Diplomatic Superpower? Sweden. Not the world’s biggest country, but known and beloved for many reasons, including its innovative businesses, aspiration to gender equality and generous welfare state. Yet – perhaps surprisingly – it is also a key player on the world st...

  • Hitchhiking Competition to Bonn

    March 15 at 08:00 - March 18 at 17:00

    Hitchhiking Competition to Bonn On Thursday 15 March, we will hitchhike to Bonn! In this former capital of West Germany, we will visit several UN-related organisations. This trip is organised by Dispuut GIST. Registration for this event has been closed.

  • Asghar Seyed-Gohrab: Poetry and Politics in Iran – The Power of Verse

    March 12 at 20:00 - 22:00 at Café De Troubadour

    Poetry and Politics in Iran: The Power of Verse People would be surprised if the Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte would regularly quote the poet Joost van den Vondel (1587-1679) when communicating with Dutch citizens. The use of poetry in the Dutch public sphere is hardly politically coloured. In Ira...

  • Galant Gala: Cirque de la Nuit

    March 8 at 23:00 - March 9 at 04:00 at Huize Maas

    Dear party people, Prepare yourselves for the greatest party of the year! Galant Gala 2018 is coming up and you can not miss out on this one. On the 8th of March the doors of Huize Maas will open for a twisted, sensational night with the theme “Cirque de la Nuit”! In the coming weeks

  • Forum: State of the Academy

    March 5 at 20:00 - 22:00 at Café De Troubadour

    State of the Academy: Science, society and critical thinking Tonight’s forum will be all about the environment in which many of us spend their days: the academic world. We have invited two speakers to express their view on its current state. Are students and scholars still free to pursue thei...

  • Brussels Trip

    March 1 - March 3

  • Symposium: What’s going on in Latin America?

    February 26 at 20:00 - 22:00 at Café De Troubadour

    What’s going on in Latin America? Corruption, crime and politics On 26 February, we will set off for Latin America. For some time, this continent seemed to be marked by strong economic and political development. But what has happened in recent years? The ‘Pink Tide’, with many countries electi...

  • General Members’ Assembly

    February 22 at 20:00 - 23:00 at Café De Troubadour

    Tonight, we will have a GMA.

  • Guest lecture by Minister Kajsa Ollongren

    February 19 at 20:00 - 21:30 at Academy Building

    Guest lecture by Kajsa Ollongren – Security and Privacy in a Democratic Society On 19 February, the Dutch Minister of the Interior and Kingdom Relations and Deputy Prime Minister, Kajsa Ollongren, will visit Groningen and give a lecture in the Aula of the Academy Building, in which she will discus...

  • Shisha Evening

    February 15 at 20:00 - 22:00 at Noorderhaven 2

    The Travel-committee this year proved itself worthy again by organising this year’s trip to Morocco. What better way to experience the Moroccan spheres then by enjoying an evening full of Shisha and tea?! Whether you join the trip or not, take part in this great night with your fellow SIBbers ánd...

  • Francis Wade: Ethnic Violence in Myanmar – The Enemy Within?

    February 12 at 20:00 - 22:00 at Café De Troubadour

    Ethnic Violence in Myanmar: The Enemy Within? Myanmar is in crisis. Last December, UN Secretary General António Guterres expressed his concern over the “catastrophic” humanitarian in the country. Out of the one million Rohingya – a predominantly Muslim ethnic minority – who lived there befo...

  • Beer Cantus

    February 8 at 21:00 - 23:30 at Café De Troubadour

    —MEMBERS ONLY— This traditional activity, frequently organised by many Dutch, Belgian and even South-African student organisations, involves unlimited beer and group singing songs and is organized by Dispuut GIST in cooperation with the other SIB Disputen. For only 16 euros, you can join...

  • Yearbook Auction

    February 5 at 22:00 - 23:00 at Café De Troubadour

    During the annual yearbook auction, all disputen and committees put up activities for sale to raise money for the yearbook. Make sure to come by and place a bid on your favorite item! 

  • Renée Römkens: Gender-based Violence

    February 5 at 20:00 - 22:00 at Café De Troubadour

    – This lecture has been cancelled, but Professor Römkens will visit the SIB on Monday 14 May instead – Gender-based Violence: How, where and why are women’s rights violated? Since the emergence of the #MeToo discussion in October 2017, sexual assault and harassment have become hotly conte...

  • Sign-ups for the Brussels trip

    January 29 at 22:30 - 23:30 at Café De Troubadour

    Every year, Dispuut Max Haveloos organises a three-day trip to Brussels! This year the trip will take place from the 1st of March until the 3rd of March. We will visit several interesting organisations, including the European Parliament. Next to that, we will of course be able to explore the beautif...

  • Symposium: After Conflict and Dictatorship – Development in Rwanda & Zimbabwe

    January 29 at 20:00 - 22:00 at Café De Troubadour

    After Conflict and Dictatorship: Development in Rwanda & Zimbabwe Rwanda and Zimbabwe seem to be two very different countries. The former is often held to be a shining example of a country which successfully took up development after a devastating civil war. The latter, on the other hand, is usu...

  • Visit to the Netherlands Defence Academy

    January 25 at 12:00 - 17:00

    Visit to the Netherlands Defence Academy On 25 January, SIB-Groningen, SIB-Leiden, SIB-Utrecht and the Jason Institute will pay a visit to the heart of military education in the Netherlands: the Defence Academy (NLDA) in Breda. The visit includes lectures by Brigade-Generale prof. dr. Paul Ducheine ...

  • Paul Cliteur: Freedom of Speech in Times of Religious Terrorism

    January 22 at 20:00 - 22:00 at Café De Troubadour

    Freedom of Speech in Times of Religious Terrorism For many, the ability to express your own views freely is one of the most valuable achievements of our open, liberal democratic society. All citizens have (apparently) become free to criticise political and religious authorities without the fear of e...

  • Sarah de Lange: A Populist Revolt? Looking back at the political unrest of 2017

    January 15 at 20:00 - 22:00 at Café De Troubadour

    A Populist Revolt? Looking back at the political unrest of 2017 UPDATE: Unfortunately, Sarah de Lange has had to cancel her lecture due to health problems. Instead, we will be showing the documentary Wilders (2017), which tells the story of one of Europe’s most (in)famous populist politicians....

  • General Members’ Meeting

    January 11 at 16:00 - 18:00

    This afternoon, we will hold a GMM.

  • New Year’s Drinks

    January 8 at 21:00 - 23:00 at Café De Troubadour

    During our New Year´s Drinks on the 8th of January, we can all come together again after a long time missing each other to celebrate the start of the new year together!   We will start off this night with a pubquiz, organized by our Festivities Committee, which will test your knowledge about a...

  • Christmas Party

    18/12/2017 at 22:30 - 23:30 at Café De Troubadour

    To close of the year properly, dress up in your favorite christmas sweater and join us for an end of the year Christmas party! 

  • Christmas Dinner

    18/12/2017 at 17:00 - 21:00

    Since it’s almost Christmas and lots of you will probably be leaving Groningen soon to visit your families, we thought this would be the right time to celebrate Christmas with the association. In light of that, we would like to invite you to our yearly Christmas Dinner, this year on the 18th o...

  • Ambassador Od Och: Mongolia in the Region and the Wider World

    14/12/2017 at 19:00 - 20:30 at Van Swinderen Huys

    Mongolia in the Region and the Wider World Mongolia is a country at a crossroads. Wedged between two major powers, China and Russia, strategically located for trans-Eurasian logistics, rich with resources and blessed with beautiful nature, it has a large potential for development. At the same time, ...

  • Nevenka Tromp: Self-Determination vs Democracy – Lessons from Yugoslavia

    11/12/2017 at 20:00 - 22:00 at Café/Club KIWI

    Self-Determination vs Democracy: Lessons from Yugoslavia On 1 October 2017, the government of Catalonia held a controversial referendum about the future of its region. Should Catalonia become an independent state, yes or no? While the Spanish high court declared the process illegal and turnout was o...

  • SIBGEE Party

    07/12/2017 at 22:00 at Café/Club KIWI

    Dear members of SIB & AEGEE, Last year the first SIBGEE party was an amazing succes, and to improve the amazing ties between SIB and AEGEE even further this year we are throwing another SIBGEE party! Dress up in your favorite shade of purple and come celebrate the last days of the 2017 together ...

  • SIBterklaas

    04/12/2017 at 20:00 - 22:00 at Café De Troubadour

    ***MEMBERS ONLY*** It is almost time for the Dutch holiday Sinterklaas again! Because of that, we celebrate SIBterklaas every year: the SIB version of this beautiful holiday.  More information on this event will follow soon!  

  • General Members Assembly

    30/11/2017 at 19:47 - 23:00 at Café De Troubadour

    ***MEMBERS ONLY***   What is the Board doing all day? How are the Committees doing? What is the financial situation of our association? Not only these questions will be answered at a GMA, but you can also ask your own questions and make comments! Furthermore, all of our committees will be insta...

  • Awraham Soetendorp: On Tolerance, Reconciliation and the Importance of Interfaith Dialogue

    27/11/2017 at 20:00 - 22:00 at Café/Club KIWI

    On Tolerance, Reconciliation and the Importance of Interfaith Dialogue The world of today appears to be rife with religious, cultural and ethnic conflicts. From Israel to Myanmar, from Iraq to Turkey, violence, division and oppression are common phenomena. And even in many countries that seem entire...

  • Netflix & Chill Party + Hitchhiking Destination Announcement

    20/11/2017 at 22:00 - 23:30 at Café/Club KIWI

    —MEMBERS ONLY— Put on your pyjamas or dress up as your favourite movie character and join us for a Netflix & Chill party, organized by Disputen BOEF & Metropolis!  During this evening, there will also be a very important announcement: the destination of our annual hitchhikin...

  • Evan Davis: Fake News and Post Truth

    20/11/2017 at 20:00 - 22:00 at Café/Club KIWI

    Fake News and Post Truth We regularly hear that we’ve entered an age of fake news and post-truth politics. Purportedly, the entire public sphere has come to be filled with lies and deception. Indeed, events like the election of Donald Trump, the Brexit debate, the Dutch referendum on the...

  • Artemy Kalinovsky: 100 Years Later – Legacies of the Soviet Experiment

    06/11/2017 at 20:00 - 22:00 at Café/Club KIWI

    100 Years Later: Legacies of the Soviet Experiment One hundred years minus one day ago, the October Revolution took place. Beginning in Petrograd (Saint Petersburg), the Bolshevik movement led by Vladimir Lenin overthrew the provisional government and established the world’s first self-proclaimed ...

  • General Members Meeting

    02/11/2017 at 17:00 - 18:00 at SIB Office

    —MEMBERS ONLY— Today a General Members Meeting (GMM) will take place at the SIB-office (Pelsterstraat 23, 3rd floor). During this GMM we will evaluate the introduction period and the bucket list challenge. Moreover, we will discuss the plans of the Board to establish two new committees. ...

  • Marja C. Tiemens Idzinga: Who rules the seas? – A lecture on the International Maritime Organization

    30/10/2017 at 20:00 - 22:00 at Café/Club KIWI

    Who rules the seas? A lecture on the International Maritime Organization The majority of the earth’s surface – more than 70 percent – is covered by water. These waters are continuously being navigated by all kinds of vessels with various purposes: from American warships to Chinese trade ships,...

  • Forum Debate: North Korea – Threats, Instability, Escalation?

    26/10/2017 at 20:00 - 22:00 at Academy Building

    Over the last year, North Korea has become a very hot topic. Especially since the election of Donald Trump, tensions between Kim Jong-un’s regime and the rest of the world seem to have come to a head. Disputes between Trump and Kim, the threat of nuclear weapons and stories about extreme human rig...

  • Stefan Landsberger: Chinese dreams – From revolution to social media

    23/10/2017 at 20:00 - 22:00 at Café/Club KIWI

    Chinese Dreams: From Revolution to Social Media Since their establishment, the People’s Republic of China (PRC) and the Communist Party (CCP) have made diligent use of propaganda art. The abstract policies and visions of Communist China could find concrete expression in these forms of art. Propaga...

  • Luuk van Middelaar: Brexit, Trump and the new Europe

    19/10/2017 at 20:30 - 21:45 at Academy Building

    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...

  • Simon Glendinning: What does it mean to be European?

    16/10/2017 at 20:00 - 22:00 at Café/Club KIWI

    What does it mean to be European? In these turbulent times for Europe, we look at what it means to be European. What makes an some individuals “European” and what makes others, who by geographical standards would be considered so, reject a European identity? No-one is entirely removed from this ...

  • Oktoberfest Party

    09/10/2017 at 22:00 - 23:59 at Café/Club KIWI

  • Wouter Meijer: Lessons from the German Elections

    09/10/2017 at 20:00 - 22:00 at Café/Club KIWI

    Germany is in for another four years of Angela Merkel. The Chancellor has once again managed to convince the electorate to vote for her. Although Social Democratic leader Martin Schulz seemed to have enchanted the German people early on in the campaign, Merkel succeeded in taking back her grip on th...

  • Trip to The Hague

    05/10/2017

    Trip to The Hague Like every year, the SIB will pay a visit to The Hague, the international city of peace and justice. For only €7,50, you can join us on this trip on Thursday 5 October. You can only sign up if you are SIB member, but if you aren’t, you can (of course)

  • Inauguration

    02/10/2017 at 20:00 - 23:30 at Café/Club KIWI

    During this event, all of SIB’s new members will be inaugurated and therefore become official members of the association!  More information on this event will follow soon. 

  • Running Dinner

    27/09/2017 at 19:30 - 22:30

    Get to know our disputen during the Running Dinner! Join our annual Running Dinner and eat a different course at every Dispuut. You will visit three disputen during the Running Dinner and get to know them even better. More information on how to sign up will follow soon! 

  • Frank Biermann: Project Earth – Sustainability & Global Governance

    25/09/2017 at 20:00 - 22:00 at Café/Club KIWI

    Project Earth: Sustainability and Global Governance In this day and age, in an era some call the ‘Anthropocene’, humans have an enormous impact on their environment. This presents us with large challenges. How can countries, corporations and international institutions co-operate effectively so a...

  • Introduction camp

    22/09/2017 - 24/09/2017

    Join our introduction camp! SIB’s introduction camp is the perfect opportunity for you to get to know your fellow freshmen. The theme of the introduction camp is ‘Olympic Heroes’ and the costs are €40. 

  • University Peace Day: Forgotten Crises

    21/09/2017 at 20:00 - 22:00

    The University Peace Days are a yearly recurring event in which several experts deal with matters relating to peace and war. More details will follow soon.

  • Karaoke Night

    18/09/2017 at 22:00 - 23:30 at Café De Troubadour

    Join our Karaoke Night and discover your inner Beyonce! Sing the best and the most terrible hits and dance the night away.  Hope to see you then!

  • The Importance of Spirituality

    18/09/2017 at 20:00 - 22:00 at Café/Club KIWI

    What relevance does spirituality still have in the secularised world of today? In this mini-symposium, two speakers will shed light on the importance of “the experience of the deepest dimensions of the human spirit” in two different areas of society: in politics and in care. Ruard Ganzevoort is ...

  • GMA Policy Plan Presentation

    14/09/2017 at 19:47 - 23:30 at Café/Club KIWI

    During this GMA the new board will present their policy plan. Come by and give your opinion! 

  • Committee Market

    11/09/2017 at 22:00 - 23:00 at Café/Club KIWI

    Are you looking for a challenge? Or do you want to build your resume? Get to know our committees! The SIB has eleven different committees, so there is always one that suits your interests. During our commitee market you can get to know our committees by speaking to former committee members and find ...

  • Han ten Broeke: Foreign Policy – Between Ideals and Reality

    11/09/2017 at 20:00 - 21:30

    Foreign Policy: Between Ideals and Reality Do politicians need to make dirty hands when they deal with international affairs? This controversial question has dominated many debates on foreign policy over the last century. In tonight’s lecture, Han ten Broeke, Foreign Affairs spokesman for the Dutc...

  • Lotte Jensen: Dutch Identity – Past and Present

    04/09/2017 at 20:00 - 21:30 at Café/Club KIWI

    Dutch Identity: Past and Present “If it ain’t Dutch, it ain’t much,” said the 19th-century immigrants who left the Netherlands for the United States but wanted to preserve their original identity. Yet like most identities, Dutch identity seems to be very elusive. What does it mean and since ...

  • Freshmen Dinner

    04/09/2017 at 17:00 - 19:00 at Huize Maas

    On Monday the 4th of September, we will have our annual freshmen dinner at the Newscafe (Waagplein 5). This is a great occasion to get to know your fellow freshmen while enjoying something to eat and drink. During the freshmen dinner, we will announce the composition of the introduction groups as we...

  • Susan George: Changing our Future; beyond the global crisis

    30/08/2017 at 16:00 - 18:00 at Café De Troubadour

    Susan George is a Franco-American social scientist and political activist who has written a large amount of books and articles about neoliberal globalisation, ideology, equality and social justice. Her widely translated oeuvre includes works such as A fate worse than debt (1988), Whose crisis, whose...

  • Introduction Day 2

    30/08/2017 at 16:00 - 23:59 at Café De Troubadour

    On August 30th the second introduction day of SIB-Groningen will be organized! On this day, you are welcome to experience not only the social side, but also the intellectual side of our association, as Susan George will give an interesting lecture on ‘Changing our future: beyond the global cri...

  • Introduction Day 1

    28/08/2017 at 16:00 - 23:59 at Café De Troubadour

    On the first introduction day of SIB-Groningen you have the perfect opportunity to get to know the social side of our association! We will do a citytour, play some introductory games and close off the day with an awesome ‘shades of blue’ party. This introduction day will be held at Club ...

  • General Members Assembly

    22/08/2017 at 19:47 - 23:59

    This night, starting from 19:47 sharp we will have the GMA wherein we will discuss the annual report and will we say goodbye to the old Board and welcome the new Board! This evening will be hosted in Café de Keyzer in Groningen. 

  • KEI-Week

    18/08/2017

    14:00 – 17:00  Chill area The SIB is present at Het Pakhuis, peperstraat 8, the whole KEI-Week! Come to us to find out what SIB-Groningen is all about and meet some of her members.

  • KEI-Week

    17/08/2017

    14:00 – 22:00  Chill area The SIB is present at Het Pakhuis, peperstraat 8, the whole KEI-Week! Come to us to find out what SIB-Groningen is all about and meet some of her members. We hand out free cotton candy from Monday to Tuesday, so make sure you come by.  14:00 – 19:00 Open A...

  • KEI-Week

    16/08/2017

    14:00 – 22:00  Chill area The SIB is present at Het Pakhuis, peperstraat 8, the whole KEI-Week! Come to us to find out what SIB-Groningen is all about and meet some of her members. We hand out free cotton candy from Monday to Tuesday, so make sure you come by.  13:00 – 17:00 More t...

  • KEI-Week

    15/08/2017

    14:00 – 22:00  Chill area The SIB is present at Het Pakhuis, peperstraat 8, the whole KEI-Week! Come to us to find out what SIB-Groningen is all about and meet some of her members. We hand out free cotton candy from Monday to Tuesday, so make sure you come by.  13:00 – 17:00 KE...

  • KEI-Week

    14/08/2017

    14:00 – 22:00  Chill area The SIB is present at Het Pakhuis, peperstraat 8, the whole KEI-Week! Come to us to find out what SIB-Groningen is all about and meet some of her members. We hand out free cotton candy from Monday to Tuesday, so make sure you come by.  23:00 – … ...

  • Han ten Broeke: Foreign Policy; between Ideals and Reality

    07/08/2017 at 20:00 - 21:30 at Café/Club KIWI

  • Active members day

    29/06/2017 at 15:00 - 20:00

    The SIB would not be SIB without its valuable members! With this activity active members, who are in a Committee or a Dispuut are invited for some fun activities. 

  • Ransomware in a cyber (in)secure world

    19/06/2017 at 20:00 - 21:30 at Café/Club KIWI

    Recent attacks by ransomware such as WannaCry had a massive disruptive effect and these cyberattacks show the vulnerabilities in the current ICT-infrastructure. In this mini-symposium we will focus on how vital a proper cybersecurity strategy is in the Cyber(in)secure world of today! Not only is the...

  • Visit to the KMA

    16/06/2017 at 09:00 - 23:00

    Together with SIB-Utrecht, SIB-Leiden and JASON we are organising a visit to the Dutch Royal Military Academy in Breda, better known as the KMA on the 16th of June. It will be a very interesting afternoon with a included lunch, a tour of the building, talks with students at the KMA, lectures from pr...

  • Election debate: Merkel, a never-ending story?

    12/06/2017 at 20:00 - 21:30 at Café/Club KIWI

    The election year does not seem to end soon! After the American, Dutch and French elections, it’s up to the English and Germans to vote. On the 12th of June at 20h, SIB-Groningen is organising a pre-election night on the German elections. Experts on Germany and German politicians will speak and de...

  • The Geopolitics of the Energy Transition

    08/06/2017 at 20:00 - 21:30 at Van Swinderen Huys

    The geopolitical playing field is about to undergo a massive shift as a response to the energy transition. Right now there is a stark contrast between the grim Realpolitik of traditional energy sources such as oil and coal, which are often associated with conflicts around the globe, and the bright f...

  • Election GMA

    01/06/2017 at 19:47 - 22:30 at Café/Club KIWI

    Tonight the 6 members of the Preferred Candidate Board will explain why they want to be leading the SIB next year. Come and vote for the new Board of 17-18! This event is for members only! 

  • Lustrum Theme Announcement

    29/05/2017 at 22:00 - 23:30 at Café/Club KIWI

    Lustum theme announcement party! 1947-2017. SIB is turning 70! Almost time for retirement, but obviously not quite there yet. From the 13th until the 18th of November 2017, we’ll be celebrating SIB’s birthday with an amazing week filled with all sorts of special events. And this entire week will...

  • Diplomats Dinner

    29/05/2017 at 19:00 - 22:00 at Academy Building

    Explore the opportunity to dine with ambassadors and high ranking diplomats from 10 countries! Register via the link below is compulsory and you will get to sit together with ambassadors/diplomats from three different countries. There is a buffet and you get two free drinks, but most importantly you...

  • GMA

    22/05/2017 at 19:47 - 23:30 at Café/Club KIWI

    On the 22th of May we will discuss the situation of our Association during a General Members Assembly. It is the perfect chance to find out what the board has done since the last GMA and to hear how our association is doing. Come and voice your opinion during this GMA. We will start at

  • Power and Corruption

    18/05/2017 at 20:15 - 21:30 at Harmony Building – 1314.0014

    “Power corrupts, absolute power corrupts absolutely”, Lord Acton famously wrote in the 19th century. Recent anti-corruption protests in Serbia and Romania make clear that corruption still is a larger factor in politics and business than you would expect. How does power corrupt the minds ...

  • SIB on Stage

    15/05/2017 at 21:00 - 23:30 at Café/Club KIWI

    On the 15th of May we are organizing our annual talentshow: SIB on Stage! You can join the competition for 1 euros per person and by participating you are also supporting the charity the Travelling Tales. Singing, dancing, comedy, or burping the alphabet, you can show absolutely any talent during SI...

  • Viktor Orbán vs. CEU: Freedom of Education and Civil Society in Hungary

    11/05/2017 at 20:00 - 21:30 at Academy Building

    The Central European University, located in Budapest, was founded by George Soros in 1991, just after the collapse of the Communist bloc, with the vision of promoting the ideals of open society in Central-Eastern Europe and beyond. By now it has close to 14,000 alumni, many of them in leading academ...

  • General Members Meeting

    10/05/2017 at 16:00 - 17:00 at SIB Office

    *This is a members only event* Today we will have a General Members Meeting at our office (Pelsterstraat 23, third floor). During this meeting all of our members are invited to discuss and give input on several topics. This GMM we will discuss the introduction period and evaluate the past year until...

  • The Past, Present and Future of ‘Armed Force: Are We on the Eve of Disruptive Change?

    08/05/2017 at 20:00 - 21:30 at Café/Club KIWI

    Today, the terms ‘armed force‘, ‘military’, ‘soldier’,’defense’  etc. conjure up very concrete pictures in people’s minds. We think of national soldiers in uniforms, organized in strictly hierarchical organizational struc...

  • Lecture on global citizenship

    01/05/2017 at 20:00 - 22:00

    SIB and ESN are joining forces in cohosting their next pub lecture!    Our culture is what defines us, yet what culture defines you? National culture now plays a different role than it used to play and with global citizenship becoming more and more important. We ask: What is global citizen...

  • “Developing Leadership Workshop” by Dien de Boer-Kruyt

    20/04/2017 at 20:00 - 21:30 at Café/Club KIWI

    On the 20th of April, Dien de Boer-Kruyt will provide us with a Masterclass on how you can develop your unique kind of leadership. Making a contribution to the society of tomorrow requires young people who are willing to show the proper way forward. Whether it be in a NGO, a corporate setting or a

  • SIB Trip

    13/04/2017 - 23/04/2017

  • Erdoğan’s Turkey: Towards a new Sultanate?

    10/04/2017 at 20:00 - 21:30 at Café/Club KIWI

    The future of Turkey lies in the hands of it citizens when, on the 16th of April, they will vote on the referendum to increase the powers of Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. A vote, which if cast in favour of President Erdoğan, will be a transformative moment in the history of the modern Turkish st...

  • The Power of Words

    03/04/2017 at 20:00 - 21:30 at Café/Club KIWI

    Speeches are a main element of every day politics. Whether on a regional, national or international level, speeches are observed, commented and criticized, but rarely do we think about the work that lies behind all of these phrases which are meant to convince us. Political Rhetoric – a topic r...

  • “CRISPR: The new Genetics revolution” By Iris Jonkers

    27/03/2017 at 20:00 - 21:30 at Café/Club KIWI

    What if you could change the smallest building blocks of your body? What was once science fiction has now become reality with the introduction of CRISPR. CRISPR/Cas9 is a new DNA editing tool that allows precise and targeted adaptation of DNA. It was discovered in 2012, but has already revolutionise...

  • “A European Fight for Freedom” by Paul Tang

    23/03/2017 at 20:00 - 21:30 at Grand Café Time Out

    Increasing instability around the world remind us of the fact how important freedom really is. The US president Franklin Delano Roosevelt formulated 4 freedoms which he thought were of the highest importance to defend: Freedom of speech, freedom of worship, freedom of want and freedom of fear. ...

  • Movie night: Broken still one

    20/03/2017 at 20:00 - 21:30 at Café/Club KIWI

    This night we will have a movie night with the SIB! We will watch “broken still one”. ‘Broken Still One’ sheds light on the contemporary discrimination that happens in India on a large scale. The story centers around the Dutch missionary Frans Baartmans as the humble philanthropist i...

  • Hitchhiking Competition

    17/03/2017 - 19/03/2017

    This year we will go to Poland for our annual hitchhiking competition. We will fly to Lublin, from where we will hitchhike to Warsaw. 

  • Integration Night 2017

    14/03/2017 at 18:00 - 23:30

    On Tuesday 14th March it’s time for the Integration Night! During this night you will experience different activities from six different student associations in Groningen. So what can you expect on this night? – Dinner at Albertus – Pub Quiz at Albertus – Pub Lecture at Albertus ...

  • First Letter Party

    13/03/2017 at 22:00 - 23:30 at Café/Club KIWI

    As a student, you often extend your vocabulary with long and uninteresting words. To make this more fun for everyone, we are organising an initial party! Dress up as something that starts with the same letter as your own name and enjoy. Everything is allowed, just make sure the word you choose is in...

  • The Art and Importance of International Negotiations

    13/03/2017 at 20:00 - 21:30 at Café/Club KIWI

    International Negotiations are the backbone if diplomacy in the 21st century. Diplomats around the world are busy with negotiating important and controversial treaties such as CETA, TTIP and TPP. In this lecture Paul Meerts, one of the Netherlands most leading experts in the field of international n...

  • Galant Gala

    09/03/2017 at 23:00 - 23:30 at Huize Maas

    🐘 Galant Gala 2017 proudly presents: Delirium! 🐘 The craziest night of the year is going to shake Groningen like no earthquake has ever shaken it… Get swept off your feet in your fanciest attire for a night between reality and delusion…. The Galant Gala brings together many Study...

  • Election debate: The Netherlands in a Challenging World

    06/03/2017 at 20:00 - 21:30 at Café/Club KIWI

    During this election debate debate 3 Dutch candidate members of the parliament will discuss their views on Dutch foreign policy. The speakers include Sven Koopmans (VVD), Sandra Beckerman (SP) and Achraf Bouali (D66). More information will soon follow! 

  • Will the EU survive Putin, Trump, populism and the euro crisis?

    27/02/2017 at 20:00 - 21:30 at Café/Club KIWI

    As the European Union seems to go from one crises to the next, we are left wondering: Will the EU survive all of this?  During this lecture Arend-Jan Boekestijn, a former politician for the VVD and historian will analyze 4 major threats which the EU will have to find an answer to if it wants

  • Board Interest Day

    23/02/2017 at 15:00 - 18:00

    We are looking for new Board members for the year 2017-2018! Therefore, on the 23rd of February a Board Interest Day will take place at our office at the Pelsterstraat 23. It starts at 15:00 and the current Board members and members from previous Boards will be present to answer all of your question...

  • Eo Sensu Winetasting

    21/02/2017 at 20:00 - 22:00 at Barrel Wijn

    As a continuation of our Eo Sensu winetasting of last year, we’re going to look at Chilean wines in cooperation with the second best (!) wine bar of the Netherlands ‘Barrel Wijn’ this February! What are different types of Chilean wines and what is their background story? Are you interested in ...

  • GMA

    20/02/2017 at 19:47 - 21/02/2017 at 01:30

    On the 20th we will discuss the situation of our Association during a General Members Assembly. Come and voice your opinion during this GMA. We will start at 19:47 sharp so be there on time!

  • Yearbook Auction and Party

    13/02/2017 at 22:00 - 23:30 at Café/Club KIWI

    We survived the first month of 2017, and we think this is a reason for a party! We want to embrace all the failed new year’s resolutions (because nobody will keep up with them, right?). So, was this year’s resolution going to the gym? Attend the party in your workout clothes! Maybe you wanted to

  • “Stories we live, love and lie by” By Prof. Dr. Liesbeth Korthals Altes

    13/02/2017 at 20:00 - 21:30 at Café/Club KIWI

    People are storytellers. Throughout human history people have shared stories, using them to make sense of their experience and to convey or contest world views and values. Narratives play a prominent role across the whole range of our social and individual lives, from bed-time stories and literary f...

  • Beercantus

    09/02/2017 at 20:00 - 22:00 at Unitas SG

    *** Members Only Event ***  This traditional activity, frequently organized by many Dutch, Belgian and even South-African student organizations, involves drinking beer and singing songs and is organized by Dispuut GIST for their second lustrum (10th anniversary). For only 20 euros you can join ...

  • “Cuba: The surprising influence in Latin America” By Dirk Kruijt

    06/02/2017 at 20:00 - 21:30 at Café/Club KIWI

    With his brand-new book, ‘Cuba and Revolutionary Latin America’, prof. dr. Kruijt got into radicals’ minds and motivations to show a brutally honest testimony to Cuba’s historic relationship with Latin America’s revolutionary left, its past and its present. This is also the ...

  • SIB-NL & NGIZ Conference: “De natiestaat in de 21e eeuw”

    03/02/2017 at 12:00 - 18:00

    SIB-Nederland & NGIZ | De natiestaat in de 21 ste eeuw | congres |   De ‘natiestaat’ staat voor nieuwe uitdagingen. Als gevolg van de grote ontwikkelingen in technologie en communicatie zijn regio’s meer met elkaar verbonden dan ooit. Dit betekent dat de problemen waar landen mee...

  • Lost in translation: Intercultural Communication Workshop

    30/01/2017 at 20:00 - 21:30 at Café/Club KIWI

    Are you interested in mastering public speaking and delivering your speeches more effectively? Have you ever struggled presenting your work in public? Have you ever wondered how you need to adapt your speeches for different cultural audiences? Apply for this course and learn how to communicate your ...

  • Cyberwarfare and digital (un)safety

    23/01/2017 at 20:00 - 21:30 at Café/Club KIWI

    Are mouse and keyboard the new weapons of conflict? War is no longer only waged in the domains of land, sea, water and space because a new domain has opened up: cyberspace. Cyberattacks give hackers the power to target vital infrastructure and by doing so disrupt entire states. With war changin...

  • An inconvenient Trump?

    16/01/2017 at 20:00 - 21:30 at Café/Club KIWI

    Donald J. Trump will be inaugurated as the President of the United States of America on the 20th of January 2017. Trump’s ideas and beliefs have brought up uncertainties as to how Trump’s administration is currently affecting the world and how it could continue to do so. Is it truly poss...

  • New Years Drinks

    09/01/2017 at 21:00 - 23:55

    Tonight we will celebrate the New Year with our very own New Years Drinks, organized by the Festivities Committee! We will start the evening with an amazing pubquiz, which will test your knowledge about all sorts of things! Also, the sign-ups for the Brussels trip organized by dispuut Max Haveloos w...

  • Ultimate SIBGEE Mix Party

    22/12/2016 at 22:00 - 23/12/2016 at 04:00 at Café/Club KIWI

    We proudly present to you an event that will blow your mind and contribute to the fraternization between two amazing associations. In the past couple of years the relationship between AEGEE and SIB has become really good. To celebrate this fact it is time to present to you, the Ultimate Mixer Party!...

  • The Role of Women in South African Arts and Society

    12/12/2016 at 20:00 - 21:30 at Café/Club KIWI

    Over the last few decades the world has been watching the processes of transformation in South Africa, starting from massive resistance to apartheid, the release of Nelson Mandela, the Truth and Reconciliation process, and most recently, broadly mediatised student protests. Whatever angle taken by t...

  • Trip to the Free Masons

    08/12/2016 at 19:15 - 21:30 at Free Masons

    Tonight we will have an exciting trip to find out what is behind the doors of the Free Masons. We will meet in front of their building which is located at the Turfsingel 46, 9712 KR Groningen at 19:15. The actual presentation will start at 19:45. This trip includes a lecture about rituals and and a

  • SIBterklaas

    05/12/2016 at 20:00 - 22:00

    Tonight the festivities committee will organize SIBterklaas, the wonderful SIB version of the Dutch holiday ‘Sinterklaas’. It’s going to be a great night with a lot of fun and games.

  • GMA 28th of November

    28/11/2016 at 19:45 at Café/Club KIWI

    What is the Board doing all day? How are the Committees doing? What is the financial situation of our association? Not only these questions will be answered at a GMA, but you can also ask your own questions and make comments.

  • Dies Natalis: “Peacebuilding on the African Continent”

    21/11/2016 at 12:30 - 18:00 at Plaza Danza

    Is peacebuilding effective? What can peacebuilding in its many forms achieve? Is democracy necessary for achieving peace and are Western approaches to peacebuilding feasible means to approach peacebuilding? If you like to explore those questions, we cordially invite you to attend the Dies Natalis Co...

  • Jonge Harten Theaterfestival

    18/11/2016 at 08:00 - 17:00

    International? Join Jonge Harten Theaterfestival special programme! 18 – 26 November 2016 Jonge Harten is a theatre festival which opens the doors of Groningen’s best stages and theatres to young, talented and extraordinary creators. Performances, backstage tours, and after talks in Groningen th...

  • Protecting Cultural Heritage from International Violence

    14/11/2016 at 20:00 - 21:30 at Café/Club KIWI

    Everybody remembers the images of the Syrian city of Palmyra after ISIS had been defeated. What the world saw for the first time in many years differed strongly from what we knew, and the damage done to iconic buildings of great cultural importance was severe. But violence is not the only threat to ...

  • SIB-NL Gala 2016: Winterwonderland

    11/11/2016 at 18:00

    Once upon a time, a gathering was held. The king of SIB-Groningen invited all the other SIB rulers to a secret location. It was the heart of winter, and the whole of the country was covered in deep, deep snow. After a copious banquet on the first night, all the kings and queens were invited

  • Election Night

    08/11/2016 at 21:00 - 09/11/2016 at 04:00

    Get ready for take off. Who will be able to call themselves President of the most powerful country on earth? Will Donald Trump manage to stay out of trouble and keep the race exciting until the final stretch, or is there a resounding victory in the works for the ardent Hillary Clinton? Whoever it ma...

  • “Who is afraid of Orientalism?” by Dr.Christ Klep

    07/11/2016 at 20:00 - 21:30 at Café/Club KIWI

    It is now 38 years ago that Edward Said wrote his very influential book on Orientalism. Orientalism entails that that the West is presumed to be superior to the cultures in Asia, North Africa and the Middle East.  It is a source of inaccurate representations of those regions which are based mainly ...

  • Africaday 2016

    05/11/2016

    Africaday 2016 On Saturday the 5th of November it is time for the Africaday 2016: the event on Africa and international cooperation at the Royal Tropical Institute (KIT) in Amsterdam. Keynote speaker is the successful and inspiring entrepreneur Ashish J. Thakkar. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs will...

  • Lecture: “The Rise of Extreme Right in Europe” by Rob Riemen

    31/10/2016 at 20:00 - 21:30 at Café/Club KIWI

    Marine Le Pen’s Front National in France, Norbert Hofer’s FPÖ in Austria, Beppe Grillo’s M5S in Italy, Nigel Farage’s UKIP and of course Geert Wilder’s PVV in the Netherlands. The support for extreme right-wing populist parties is increasing rapidly all over Europe. The highly relevant n...

  • Lecture “Censorship in China” by Fred Sengers

    24/10/2016 at 20:00 - 21:30 at Café/Club KIWI

    How much freedom do Chinese journalist have? What will happen if you break the rules? Mr. Sengers will explain the influence the Chinese government has on its people and how this historically makes sense. The sharp contrasts with Hong Kong will also be discussed.  Fred Sengers is a Dutch journalist...

  • Lecture ‘’Shattering the Glass Ceiling for Women in Politics’’ by Simone Filippini

    17/10/2016 at 20:00 - 21:30 at Café/Club KIWI

    Several research projects by the UN have shown that while progress on women’s political participation continues to be largely positive across the world, glass ceilings remain firmly in place for women at the highest levels. A glass ceiling is an unacknowledged (transparent) barrier to advancement...

  • Symposium “Should Nonprofits Operate More Like Businesses?”

    10/10/2016 at 20:00 - 21:30 at News Cafe

    Recently, politicians have been calling on companies to help with development aid. According to the Dutch minister Ploumen, who visited SIB in April, firms should help providing emergency aid. A main focus point is encouraging collaborations between firms and NGOs. Although NGOs are donor driven and...

  • Inauguration Party

    03/10/2016 at 18:00 at Café/Club KIWI

    All of our new SIB-members will be inaugurated on the 3rd of October! First we will have dinner together at Het Pakhuis, for only 10 euros. After that we will go to the Troubadour and you will receive a certificate which states that you’re officially a SIB-member. After this formal activity we...

  • Lecture “The Judicial Response to Foreign Terrorist Fighters” by Michèle Coninsx

    26/09/2016 at 20:00 - 21:00 at Café/Club KIWI

    In recent years, terrorist groups have become ever more prominent, shocking the world with an array of new attacks and techniques. The number of foreign fighters joining terrorist groups in Syria, such as ISIS or Jabhat al-Nusra, has increased considerably from hundreds to thousands. Many will event...

  • University Peace Day 2: Information Peace-making

    22/09/2016 at 20:00 - 22:00

    The University Peace Days is an initiative generously funded by the Faculty of Law of the University of Groningen since more than 30 years as an initiative to make knowledge and research in the area of peace and conflict accessible to a wider audience. Furthermore, this initiative is supported by Gl...

  • General Members Assembly: Policy Presentation

    19/09/2016 at 19:45 at Café/Club KIWI

    Tonight we will have a General Members Assembly. The Board will present the GMA their Policy Plan for the upcoming year. So, if you want to gain more insight in the planned policy of the Board and/or want to give your input on this policy, then join us tonight at the Peperstraat 19. We will

  • University Peace Day 1: Information Warfare

    15/09/2016 at 20:00 - 22:00

    The University Peace Days is an initiative generously funded by the Faculty of Law of the University of Groningen since more than 30 years as an initiative to make knowledge and research in the area of peace and conflict accessible to a wider audience. Furthermore, this initiative is supported by Gl...

  • Committee Market

    12/09/2016 at 22:00 - 23:00 at Café/Club KIWI

    After the lecture we will have our Committee Market! Always wanted to become active within SIB? Do you want to know what a committee entails? Drop by and sign up for a committee!

  • Symposium: ‘’Western Interventions in the Middle East: Help- or harmful?”

    12/09/2016 at 20:00 - 21:30 at Café/Club KIWI

    Western powers are well-known for their often controversial military interventions in the Middle East. Yet, how effective are those military interventions? Have they resulted in a more stable and safer environment? These questions will be answered by two speakers, who will each give a short lecture ...

  • Introduction Camp

    09/09/2016 - 11/09/2016

    Do you want to get to know your fellow SIBbers? Do you want to spend a weekend playing games and partying at night? Always wanted to know what those famous SIB-words, such as Bommellijst, mean? Then join our introcamp! Sign up via aanmelden@sib-groningen.nl, because this is a weekend you do not wan...

  • “TTIP & CETA: Rhetoric and Reality” with MEP Agnes Jongerius

    05/09/2016 at 20:00 - 21:30 at Café/Club KIWI

    On the first Monday of the academic year, Agnes Jongerius, Member of the European Parliament (MEP) and one of the most influential Dutch women, will visit the SIB. She will explain what the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) and the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA...

  • Freshman Dinner

    05/09/2016 at 18:00 - 20:00

    Before the lecture, the first year members will have a great dinner at Huize Maas! During this dinner we will also announce the division of the Introduction Groups. For only 10 euros you will get a great meal and one drink included. You can sign up by sending an e-mail to aanmelden@sib-groningen.nl.

  • General Members Assembly: Board Handover

    01/09/2016 at 19:45 at Het Heerenhuis

    Tonight the 69th Board of SIB-Groningen will present their Annual Report. After this the 69th Board will hand over their Board functions to the 70th Board! This is your opportunity to say goodbye to the 69th Board and welcome the 70th Board. An evening you definitely do not want to miss out on!

  • Introduction Day 2

    31/08/2016 at 16:00 at Café/Club KIWI

    On our second introduction day we will have a lecture by Steven Lee Myers, author of the best-seller “The New Tsar”. He will be flying in from Washington to talk about the rise and reign of Vladimir Putin. Furthermore, we will play some introduction games and have dinner together, to g...

  • Lecture: “The Epic Tale of Putin’s Path to Power” by Steven Lee Myers

    31/08/2016 at 16:00 - 17:30 at Café/Club KIWI

    Steven Lee Myers, writer of the best-seller “The New Tsar” will fly in from Washington, D.C to give a lecture on the rise and reign of Vladimir Putin. Myers has followed Putin from the start as a correspondent in Moscow for the New York Times and “The New Tsar” is considered the most complet...

  • Introduction Day 1

    29/08/2016 at 15:00 at Café/Club KIWI

    Today is our first introduction day. This is going to be an interesting and very ‘gezellige’ day. We will start with some fun games to get to know each other better. This will be followed by a Mindfucking City Tour. We will then have dinner together, followed by a pubquiz! At the end of the

  • KEI-week 2016 Day V

    19/08/2016

    14:00-17:00 Chill are at cafe het Pakhuis

  • KEI-week 2016 Day IV

    18/08/2016

    14:00-22:00 Chill Area at cafe het Pakhuis 13:00-18:30 Henna Tattoos at Open Air Festival 17:00-22:00 Eat & Greet with International Buffet for 5 euros 22:00-..         Fifty Shades of Blue Party at cafe het Pakhuis

  • KEI-week 2016 Day III

    17/08/2016

    14:00-22:00 Chill area at cafe het Pakhuis 20:00-23:00 Photo Booth at More to explore 22:00-..          Navy Blue Party with Karaoke

  • KEI-week 2016 Day II

    16/08/2016

    14:00-22:00 Chill area at cafe het Pakhuis 13:00-17:00 Networking workshop at KEI to your future 22:00-..         I love Holland Party at cafe het Pakhuis  

  • KEI-week 2016 Day I

    15/08/2016

    14:00-22:00 Chill area at cafe het Pakhuis 10:00-17:00 Infomarket at the Vismarkt 15:00-17:00 Welcome (for internationals) 22:00-…       Blue Moon Blacklight Party at cafe het Pakhuis

  • Documentary Samuel in the Clouds

    10/08/2016 at Groninger Forum

    In Bolivia, the glaciers are melting. Samuel, an old ski lift operator, is looking out of a window on the rooftop of the world. Through generations his family lived and worked in the snowy mountains, but now snow fails. While scientists are discussing and measuring ominous changes Samuel honors the ...

  • Active Members Day

    01/07/2016

    Today we will have our Active Members Day! This is a day full of fun with our active members. We will go to the ‘Hoornseplas’ where we will have a nice day full of fun activities in and out of the water. We will end with a nice barbecue. What we are going to do

  • When I Grow Up Party

    27/06/2016 at 21:00 at Café/Club KIWI

    Tonight will be the last party of the academic year! The Board will organize a ‘When I Grow Up’ party. All of you have dreamed as a kid of what you wanted to be when your were finally a grown up and tonight is the night where you get to show what your former aspirations

  • Yearbook Hand-Out Drinks

    20/06/2016 at 22:00 at Café De Troubadour

    Tonight the big revelation is there! The Yearbook Committee will announce the theme of this year’s yearbook, after which they will hand out the yearbooks. So, come tonight to get your copy of this yearbook. Don’t forget to bring a pen so you can sign each others yearbooks! After the year...

  • Lecture: “Monitoring Democracy in the Context of Instability” by Caecilia van Peski

    20/06/2016 at 20:00 - 21:30 at Café De Troubadour

    For this last intellectual activity of the year we are very pleased to welcome Caecilia van Peski, from SIB’s Board of Recommendation, to elaborate on democracy. She will speak about elections in general and how they are assessed if they fit national and international rules and standards: the conc...

  • Lecture: “Dispute Settlement in the South China Sea: Beijing, Manila and The Hague” by Gou Haibo

    13/06/2016 at 20:00 - 21:30 at Senate Room

    Join us for this interesting lecture by Mr. Gou Haibo, Consular and Legal officer in the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China to the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Mr. Gou will present his view on this case Philippines v. China, talk about conflicts between China and other actors and will ex...

  • Lecture: “The Not-So-Frozen Conflicts at Russia’s Borders” by Bob Deen

    06/06/2016 at 20:00 - 22:00 at Café De Troubadour

    Sometimes it just seems like there are endless disputes in some of the former Balkan States. The OSCE Secretary General recently mentioned that the crisis in Ukraine is showing signs of a frozen conflict, but what does this mean? What happens when a conflict becomes “frozen”? How can a minority ...

  • Workshop: ‘Job Opportunities at International Organizations’ by Bob Deen

    06/06/2016 at 16:00 - 17:00 at A7, Academy Building

    Working for the UN, for NATO, for the EU or the OSCE, that’s the image that the information flyers project to IRIO students. While taking all those different courses in law, economics, history and political science, it might be hard to see how such a broad set of overall knowledge might get you a ...

  • GMA Election

    02/06/2016 at 19:45 at Café De Troubadour

    Tonight we will have our election GMA. Here the preferred Candidate Board will introduce themselves by giving speeches after which you can vote for them to be elected as the Board of 2016-2017. This is a special GMA and a great opportunity to get to know the Board of next year! We will start at

  • Members Meeting

    01/06/2016 at 16:00 - 17:00 at SIB Office

    *This is a members only event* Today we will have a General Members Meeting at our office (Pelsterstraat 23, third floor). During this meeting we will discuss the following topics: the website, our Monday evening location Club Kiwi and the SIBylle. So, if you have any ideas or remarks about these to...

  • Diplomats Dinner

    30/05/2016 at 19:00 - 21:00

    Explore the opportunity to dine with ambassadors and high ranking diplomats from 12 countries! Register via the link below is compulsory and you will get to sit together with ambassadors/diplomats from three different countries. There a buffet and you get two free drinks, but most importantly you ca...

  • SIB-NL Alumni drinks

    27/05/2016 at 17:00 - 20:00

    On Friday the 27th of May we are organizing the SIB alumni drinks in Café Dudok at Hofweg 1a in The Hague. All current members as well as alumni from all four SIB-cities are welcome to join. This is a great opportunity to meet-up with old friends and to get to know other SIBbers.

  • De Nacht van Europa

    26/05/2016 at 22:00 at Der Aa-kerk

    * DUTCH ONLY * Er zijn maar weinig zaken waar zo veel meningsverschillen over zijn als Europa. Nederlanders zijn al lange tijd verdeeld in hun opvattingen over de Europese Unie, en de recente ontwikkelingen als de vluchtelingenstroom en het associatieverdrag met Oekraïne leiden tot nieuwe discussie...

  • Race to the White House – Pre-Election Night USA

    24/05/2016 at 20:00 - 22:00 at Groninger Forum

    Tickets are 5 euros, but the SIB has 25 free tickets. Send an email to aanmelden@sib-groningen.nl to get your ticket! Be ready for this pre-election night! Once again, the battle to claim the most important job in the world, President of the United States, is even more exciting, more bizarre and muc...

  • Tip: Refugee Women Empowerment Event

    24/05/2016 at 15:30 - 17:30 at Van Swinderen Huys

    May we give you a tip? Check out this event organized by two Honours College Master Students. Below you will find a brief description. During the event, which will be held in a fishbowl setting, several interesting speakers will give their perspective on the topic and the audience can participate i...

  • SIB on stage

    23/05/2016 at 21:00 - 23:59 at Café De Troubadour

    On the 23 of May we are organizing the annual talent show: SIB on stage! You can join the competition for 1 euro per act, per person and by participating you are supporting the charity The Hunger Project. With each drink you are also donating 0,10. Singing, dancing, comedy or burping the alphabe...

  • GMA

    19/05/2016 at het Heerenhuis

    What is the Board doing all day? How are the Committees doing? What is the financial situation? Not only these questions will be answered at a GMA, but you can also ask your own questions and make comments. The GMA will take place in English and you will be able to vote on whether future

  • ASC Symposium 2016 “Africa Rising: Is Africa Really Rising?”

    13/05/2016 - 14/05/2016

    “The African Students Community Groningen (ASC) is proud to announce that this year’s Africa Rising Symposium 2016 will be held at Groningen University and we would like to extend to you an invitation to this exclusive event!   During this two-day symposium we ask: “Africa Rising; Is ...

  • Pubcrawl

    12/05/2016 at 22:00 at SIB Office

    Tonight the KEI committee will organize a pubcrawl! We gather at 22:00 at our office, Pelsterstraat 23. And it only costs 5 euro to join! If you want to join then sent an email to aanmelden@sib-groningen.nl Don’t miss this chance to get to now the committee who will organize an amazing KEIweek...

  • Lecture: “Making Sense of Turkish Foreign Policy” by Armand Sag

    09/05/2016 at 20:00 - 21:30 at Café De Troubadour

    The EU-Turkey deal, the crackdown on Turkish press, the ongoing tensions with Russia and its threats to intervene in Syria: the world is racking its brains over Turkeys sudden bend in foreign policy. How has Ankara become such a prominent actor in regional affairs? Where is Turkey heading towards? A...

  • Lecture: “Srebrenica: The perspective of a veteran” by Ebel Dijkman

    02/05/2016 at 20:00 - 21:30 at Café De Troubadour

    It’s now 21 years since the Srebrenica massacre − an act of genocide during the Bosnian War in which over 8,000 Muslim men and boys were slaughtered. While Srebrenica was declared one of the UN’s six ‘safe havens’ for Muslims fleeing the conflict, no one could prevent the army of General T...

  • Lecture: “The Panama Papers” by Anne Scheltema Debuin

    25/04/2016 at 20:00 - 21:30 at Café De Troubadour

    This lecture is about the one of the biggest leaks ever, larger than the US diplomatic cables released by WikiLeaks in 2010, and the secret intelligence documents given to journalists by Edward Snowden in 2013, and will be given by Anne Scheltema Beduin, the executive director of Transparancy Intern...

  • Oud-besturen dag

    23/04/2016 at 08:00 - 17:00

    This event is Dutch only. Ben je een oud-bestuurder en wil je aanwezig zijn? Mail dan secretaris@sib-groningen.nl

  • BREXIT lecture – “Should we stay or should we go now”

    20/04/2016 at 16:00 - 18:00 at Harmony Building – 1314.0026

    „Should we stay or should we go now” a slightly changed piece of lyrics of a really catchy song and a question many UK citizens ask themselves more and more often, as the 23rd June’s referendum is slowly approaching. What would happen if the UK truly left the EU? What would happen if they deci...

  • Lecture: “The Strategies of IS” by Aymenn Jawad Al-Tamimi

    18/04/2016 at 20:00 - 21:30 at Café De Troubadour

    What goes behind the organization of IS? How is it possible that IS has so rapidly outgrown other groups? How do they prepare their soldiers for attacks in Europe? And what role do power vacuums like Libya play in these processes? Coming over all the way from Israel, this night Jawad Al-Tamimi will ...

  • Mensenrechtencafé over Saoedi-Arabië

    12/04/2016 at 19:30

    *Dutch only* Mensenrechtencafé over Saoedi-Arabië Wat kan Nederland en de EU doen om mensenrechten in Saoedi-Arabië te verbeteren? Welke rol hebben geopolitieke en handelsbelangen daarin? Floor Beuming (Amnesty International), Ali Adubisi (mensenrechtenactivist uit Saoedi-Arabië) en Michiel...

  • Movie Night

    11/04/2016 at 20:00 - 21:30 at Café De Troubadour

    Tonight we will have a screening of the movie The First Grader. This movie tells the true story of an 84 year-old Kenyan villager and ex Mau Mau freedom fighter who fights for his right to go to school for the first time to get the education he could never afford. For more information about

  • SIB trip

    09/04/2016 - 18/04/2016

    From the 8th until the 18th of April SIB-Groningen will visit Russia and Estonia. In Russia we will visit Saint-Petersburg and Moscow, and in Estonia we will spent some time in Tallinn. We have a very diverse and fun activities schedule for these days. We will visit international organizations in th...

  • Guest Lecture by Lilianne Ploumen

    04/04/2016 at 19:30 - 21:30 at Academy Building

    Register at http://goo.gl/forms/n7Exx2qZyb                          On Monday April 4th Minister Ploumen will discuss international corporate social responsibility, the TTIP EU-US trade agreement, and migration in the Academy Building of the University of Groningen. This event is org...

  • Workshop: “What makes a speech historic?” by Frits Bloemberg

    31/03/2016 at 20:00 - 21:30 at Café De Troubadour

    Please note that we will start at 20:00 ‘o clock SHARP, so please be on time. You hope that your professors will be good speakers who can keep your interest for at least the length of a class period, but more often than not, you’ll have a teacher or two who drones on and on

  • Preview movie “Winter on Fire”

    25/03/2016

    As SIB member you have the special opportunity to go to the preview of the movie “Winter on Fire”, which was nominated for an oscar, for free! The American director Yevgeni Afineevsky will give a speech beforehand. Link to the movie trailer: https://www.dropbox.com/s/a656v3b53vqfx8z/WO...

  • Lecture: “My Escape & Korean Reunification” by North Korean defector Kim Young-Il

    21/03/2016 at 20:00 - 21:30

    Gain first-hand insight in the North Korean human rights situation with this exclusive lecture that is open and free for everybody and will take place in the Senate Room (Academy Building) at 8PM. Afterwards, drinks will take place at Peperstraat 19. Kim Young-Il was born in North Korea and escaped ...

  • Symposium: What to vote in the Ukraine Referendum?

    17/03/2016 at 20:00 - 21:30 at Huis de Beurs

    “The Dutch Ukraine vote could spark a continental crisis” – Jean-Claude Juncker. With these words the president of the European Commission underlined the relevance of the referendum on the 6th of April that will be held on the acceptance of the Association Agreement between the EU and Ukraine....

  • Lecture: “Newframing: How biased is our news?” by dr. Christ Klep

    14/03/2016 at 20:00 - 21:30 at Café De Troubadour

    Unfortunately, dr. Christ Klep cancelled because he is contributing to an urgent debate in Dutch Parliament. While we are looking to set another date with him, we are pleased to announce that Frank van Dalen, political advisor, human rights activist and president of Stichting Politieke Academie, wil...

  • Galant Gala 2016 – Licence to Party

    07/03/2016 at Huize Maas

    Galant Gala is back! Get your best suit/dress ready and come on 007th March to Huize Maas in order to join this year’s Galant Gala – Licence to Party! Doors will be open until 00:00 Pre-sale: 22 euro Door-sale: 26 euro The ticket price includes unlimited drinks (soft drinks/beer/wine/lo...

  • Hitchhiking Contest

    03/03/2016 - 06/03/2016

    Every year Project Group Hitchhiking Contest from Dispuut GIST organizes a Hitchhiking Contest. This year we will go to Berlin! In Berlin we will visit the Dutch Embassy, the Bundestag and explore the great culture and nightlife that Berlin has to offer. The trip will take place from the 3th till...

  • Lecture “The Relevance of Maritime Power” by Commodore Boelema-Robertus

    29/02/2016 at 20:00 - 21:30 at Café De Troubadour

    This event, organized by SIB-Groningen & TEIMUN, is open and free for everybody and we will have drinks afterwards. Commodore Kees Boelema-Robertus is Director of Naval Maintenance and Sustainment within the Royal Netherlands Navy. Drawing from his experience he will elaborate on how the navy wo...

  • Integration Night

    22/02/2016 at 17:00

    At the beginning of this wonderful Integration Night 2016 we will start with a Pub Quiz organised by SIB, AEGEE and SOG at SIB’s pub – the Troubadour. This might be YOUR opportunity to gain eternal fame, so don’t miss it! After the Pub Quiz we will probably be pretty hungry, so we ...

  • Board Interest Day

    19/02/2016 at 15:00 - 18:00 at Office

    We are looking for new Board members for the year 2016-2017! Therefore, on the 19th of February a Board Interest Day will take place at our office at the Pelsterstraat 23. It starts at 15:00 and the current Board members and members from previous Boards will be present to answer all of your question...

  • GMA

    15/02/2016 at 19:45 at Café De Troubadour

    What is the Board doing all day? How are the Committees doing? What is the financial situation? Not only these questions will be answered at a GMA, but you can also ask your own questions and make comments. This GMA will be held fully in English!* *questions in Dutch are possible, but will be trans...

  • NGIZ Essaywedstrijd

    15/02/2016

      *DUTCH ONLY* Hoe denk jij over het thema ‘70 jaar bevrijd, 70 jaar vooruit’ Dit is de vraag die het Nederlands Genootschap Internationale Zaken stelt aan studenten. In september 2015 vierde het NGIZ haar 70 jarig bestaan. 70 jaar geleden werden Nederland en West Europa bevrijd en vierden ...

  • Wine Tasting

    09/02/2016 at 20:00 - 22:00 at Barrel Wijn

    Always wanted to know the difference between Champagne and Cava? Tasting a Grand Cru from the Haut-Medoc? Or do you just want to learn the basics of wine tasting? Then you should definitely join the Eo Sensu wine tasting on Tuesday the 9th of February! Mr Martijn Fernhout welcomes us in his wine bar...

  • Lecture: “COP21: Thoughts on the Future of Energy” by prof. dr. André Faaij

    08/02/2016 at 20:00 - 22:00 at Café De Troubadour

    “I hear no objection in the room, I declare the Paris climate agreement adopted.” – Laurent Fabius With these words the head of the climate conference closed the fierce negotiations in Le Bourget, a suburb of Paris. The fact that representatives from 195 countries were present didn’t prevent...

  • Moviestar Party and Yearbook Auction

    01/02/2016 at 22:00 at Café De Troubadour

    “I believe when life gives you lemons, you should make lemonade…and try to find someone whose life has given them vodka, and have a party.” ― Ron White We have the vodka, do you bring the lemonade? Join us tonight at our moviestar party organized by the Festivities Committee! The dressco...

  • Analysis: ‘Europe on the edge’ from dr. Jan Werts

    25/01/2016 at 20:00 - 22:00 at Café De Troubadour

    “Anyone interested in learning more about how Europe functions should read Jan Werts’ fascinating book The European Council” – former Dutch Prime Minister Dr. Jan Peter Balkenende in his Foreword of The European Council. Dr. Jan Werts is journalist in Brussels with a profound kn...

  • Workshop: How much tax can you evade?

    18/01/2016 at 20:00 - 22:00 at Café De Troubadour

    Join this interactive simulation in a role as State or private company and see how your moves contribute to inequality! Who will get most out of it? And who will have lost all in the end? Two representatives of TaxJusticeNL will guide you when entering the world of tax dodging and evasion. Although ...

  • Lecture: ‘Unintented Impacts of International Cooperation’ by Dirk-Jan Koch

    11/01/2016 at 20:00 - 22:00 at Café De Troubadour

    Mosquito nets being used for fishing, newly built military barracks being seized by the rebels and NGO’s taking all educated youth away from the government. What does international cooperation actually lead to? How to defend a boycott on blood diamonds that actually impoverishes the local populati...

  • Hitchhiking competition destination announcement

    04/01/2016 at 22:00 at Café De Troubadour

    During tonight’s New Years Drinks the Project Group Hitchhiking Contest from Dispuut GIST will announce the details of the Hitchhiking Contest 2016! So, do you aspire to follow in the footsteps of our very own Hitchhiking King Stefan? Do you want to hitch a ride in an ambulance or police van? Or d...

  • Pubquiz + New Years Drinks

    04/01/2016 at 20:00 at Café De Troubadour

    Tonight we will celebrate the New Year with our very own New Years Drinks, organized by the Festivities Committee! We will start the evening with an amazing pubquiz, which will test your knowledge about all sorts of things! Afterwards the drinks will start where we will provide you with a round of f...

  • Christmas Party (unlimited drinking for 10 euros)

    17/12/2015 at 23:00 at Café De Troubadour

    To celebrate the ending of the year and the coming holidays, we are organizing together with the Troubadour, an all-you-can-drink Christmas party! On Thursday December 17th 2015 at 23:00. You can drink all night for only 10 euros (beer, wine & local liquor). You can sign up during Mondays or sen...

  • Christmas Dinner

    14/12/2015 at 19:00 - 22:00 at Goudkantoor

    The SIB Christmas Dinner is according to our tradition organized by the women in the Board. Why? We don’t know. What we do know is that in A.D. 350 Pope Julius I, bishop of Rome, proclaimed December 25 the official celebration date for the birth of Christ. What some say is that December 25 was

  • Drugs & Mafia: An overview of international crime

    10/12/2015 at 20:00 - 22:00 at News Cafe

    Wilbert Paulissen is the head of the national crime investigation department (nationale recherche). He will give an overview of important developments in international crime. What is the news when it comes to cocaine, heroin and synthetic drugs as well as cybercrime. What is the role of the mafia an...

  • Travel Destination Announcement

    07/12/2015 at 21:00 - 21:30 at Café De Troubadour

    ‘I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list.’ – Susan Sontag. Let’s start working on that list! Come to the Travel Destination Announcement of SIB Groningen and join to sign up for our awesome trip! This trip is going to be absolutely epic. Believe me, you do ...

  • SIBterklaas and Drinks by Disputen BOEF and Het Geweten

    07/12/2015 at 19:00 - 22:00 at Café De Troubadour

    Tonight the festivities committee will organize SIBterklaas, the wonderful SIB version of the Dutch holiday ‘Sinterklaas’. It’s going to be a great night with a lot of fun and games. Everyone needs to bring two gifts for the Sinterklaas game we are going to play. This is a great op...

  • Brussels Trip

    02/12/2015 - 04/12/2015

    The Brussels Trip 2015 takes place from December 2-4 and costs only 5 euros! The only way to participate is to sign up in person on October 26 after the official announcement by Project Group Brussels.

  • Dies Natalis Conference

    30/11/2015 at 13:00 - 18:00 at Het Heerenhuis

    Every year the Dies Natalis committee organizes a symposium on Human Rights to celebrate the anniversary of SIB. The theme of this 68th Dies Natalis is “Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism”. With tensions rising in the Middle-East and threats of terrorism looming more than ever we will try to illumi...

  • Members Meeting 26-11

    26/11/2015 at 17:00 - 19:00 at Office

    Today we will have a members meeting. This is an informal meeting at our office where you can share your opinions and feedback about the SIB. Specifically, we are going to discuss internationalization within SIB and evaluate the first English General Members Assembly (GMA). Be there! It is going to ...

  • General Members Assembly (GMA)

    23/11/2015

    What is the Board doing all day? How are the Committees doing? What is the financial situation? Not only these questions will be answered at a GMA, but you can also ask your own questions and make comments. It is a special and important one since it is the first one to be held fully in

  • Supporting Entities Day (OO-Dag)

    19/11/2015 at 18:00 - 20:00 at Bowlingcentrum Groningen

    We want to thank every member for being a part of the SIB! Nevertheless, we specifically want to thank our supporting entities, the committees & project groups, by inviting them for this evening. We are going bowling at Bowlingcentrum Groningen!   Sign up by sending an email to secretaris@...

  • Dutch Police Hindering Sexual Assault Reports: a conversation with Rosa Timmer

    16/11/2015 at 20:00 - 22:00 at Café De Troubadour

    Rosa Timmer is a journalist, blogger and columnist at the Groningen newspaper Dagblad van het Noorden. Tonigh she will come to the SIB to speak about sexual intimidation in the Netherlands and how the Dutch police prevent women from reporting sexual offences. The lecture will have a very interactive...

  • SIB NL Gala

    13/11/2015

    Friday November 13th is the SIB Gala! The theme of the evening will be Broadway and the dress code is carpet chic, white tie with a glamorous twist. The gala will take place in Amsterdam and you can sign-up until Saturday the 7th of November. For the admission fee of 36,50 per person you can

  • Members Meeting

    12/11/2015 at 17:00 - 19:00 at Office

    Today we will have a members meeting. This is an informal meeting at our office where you can share your opinions and feedback about the SIB. Specifically, we are going to discuss internationalization within SIB and the first English General Members Assembly (GMA), but also other aspects of the SIB....

  • World Medicine Crisis: What are possible solutions?

    09/11/2015 at 20:00 - 22:00 at Café De Troubadour

    In this lecture, organized by UAEM from IFSMSA and SIB-Groningen, Wilbert Bannenberg will answer this question with the examples of hepatitis C in Mongolia and HIV/AIDS in South Africa. Both diseases pose a serious threat in these countries specifically. Wilbert Bannenberg MD, MPH, M.Sc. is a pharma...

  • Afrikadag 2015

    07/11/2015

    On Saturday 7 November it is time for the Africaday 2015! This special event will again take place in the Royal Tropical Institute in Amsterdam. The main guests are none other than Makthar Diop, World Bank Vice President for Africa, Bert Koenders, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Lilianne Ploumen, Mini...

  • Metropolis Theme Party

    02/11/2015 at 22:00 at Café De Troubadour

    The Dispuut Metropolis heartily invites you to join in the celebrations of their fifth anniversary. Time to shake off those pre or post exam jitters and party the night away! This is a theme party with the dress code black and white, since that are the colors of Metropolis, and there will also b...

  • Refugee Camps as Unintended Cities

    02/11/2015 at 20:00 - 22:00 at Café De Troubadour

    On behalf of our Dispuut Metropolis we heartily invite you to join in the celebrations of our fifth aaniversary. We will kickstart the evening with a lecture by Dr. Bram Jansen, sociologist at Wageningen University, for a captivating lecture about the phenomenon of the refugee camp as unintended ci...

  • Brussels Trip Announcement and Specialty Beer Evening

    26/10/2015 at 22:00 at Café De Troubadour

    Project Group Brussels will announce the details of the famous Brussels Trip 2015 this evening! You can only sign up in person after the announcement and there are limited places. Costs if you join are only 5 euros! During this whole evening you can get a taste of Brussels with our specialty beers.

  • Lecture: 70th Birthday of the UN

    26/10/2015 at 20:00 - 22:00 at Café De Troubadour

    Joining us this Monday is Prof. Drs. Herman Schaper, the Dutch top diplomat who held the position of Permanent Representative to the UN, Permanent Representative to the NATO and was Special Envoy of the Minister of Foreign Affairs. Lastly, he was a member of the House of Representatives and currentl...

  • Millennium Goals 2.0

    19/10/2015

    Around the beginning of this millennium 289 states agreed on eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), targeting eight key areas – poverty, education, gender equality, child mortality, maternal health, disease, the environment and global partnership. This year they are due to expire and the UN ha...

  • Lecture: Arctic Politics

    12/10/2015

    Thanks to global warming, the Arctic icecap is melting so rapidly that countries are lining up for new opportunities related to oil, gas, fish, tourism and trade routes. Lastly, both the US and Russia are exploring ways to place military forces on and under the icecaps. Prof. Lauwrens Hacquebord has...

  • Trip to the Hague 2015

    08/10/2015 at Groningen station

    Today we will visit the international city of peace and justice, where we will visit two different organizations. Not only are we going to visit the heart of Dutch politics, the House of Representative of the Netherlands, but you also have the opportunity to walk trough the South Korean embassy and ...

  • International dinner !

    06/10/2015 at 18:00 - 22:00 at Couperusstraat

    On the 6th of October our very own Editorial Committee is organising an international dinner! The food will be a fusion of the Surinamese and Malaysian kitchens. It is going to be super awesome and delicious! So, join and try something new! The dinner will take place at Couperusstraat 25 and the pri...

  • Inauguration and Walk of Shame Party

    05/10/2015 at 18:00 at Café De Troubadour

    All of our new SIB-members will be inaugurated on the 5th of October! First we will have dinner together. After that we will go to the Troubadour and you will receive a certificate which states that you officially a SIB-member. After this formal activity we will have an incredible party. The theme o...

  • Film and Debate

    30/09/2015 at 19:30 - 22:00 at Academy Building

    The true story of Stanislav Petrov THE MAN WHO SAVED THE WORLD From Nuclear Holocaust “Few people know of Stanislav Petrov… yet hundreds of millions of people are alive because of him.” The documentary film The Man Who Saved the World (starring: Walter Cronkite, Robert De Niro, Matt Da...

  • Casino Royale Night

    28/09/2015 at 22:00 at Café De Troubadour

    Tonight after the lecture by Han Entzinger about immigration in Europe, we will have our Casino Royale Night. Dress code is formal, so find the James Bond or Bond girl in yourself and suit up!

  • Immigration in Europe

    28/09/2015 at 20:00 - 22:00 at Café De Troubadour

    You couldn’t have missed it in the news for the past year: people coming to Europe by boat and/or by foot. Moreover, there are hundred of thousands of them: Europe is experiencing one of the most significant influxes of migrants and refugees in history. Pushed by civil war and terror and pulled by...

  • Running dinner 2015

    24/09/2015 at 18:00 - 23:00 at Office

    Tonight you will get the opportunity to meet all of our Disputen members while eating delicious food cooked by them! We will go from one Disputen to the other in our different groups. After that we will have some drinks, which will also give you the chance to get to know them! Sign up via

  • University Peace Days II: Innovation in War – New Threats and Opportunities

    17/09/2015 at 20:00 - 22:00 at Harmonie

    he University Peace Days is an initiative generously funded by the Faculty of Law of the University of Groningen since more than 30 years as an initiative to make knowledge and research in the area of peace and conflict accessible to a wider audience. Furthermore, this initiative is supported by Glo...

  • Introduction camp 2015: ‘Holy SIB’

    11/09/2015 - 13/09/2015 at Office

    Do you want to get to know your fellow SIBbers? Do you want to spend a weekend playing games and partying at night? Always wanted to know what those famous SIB-words, such as Bommellijst, mean? Then join our introcamp! Sign up via aanmelden@sib-groningen.nl, because this is a weekend you do not want...

  • University Peace Days I: Innovation in Peace – Advances in Peace and Peace Research

    10/09/2015 at 20:00 - 22:00 at Harmonie

    The University Peace Days is an initiative generously funded by the Faculty of Law of the University of Groningen since more than 30 years as an initiative to make knowledge and research in the area of peace and conflict accessible to a wider audience. Furthermore, this initiative is supported by Gl...

  • Committee market

    07/09/2015 at 22:00 - 23:00 at Café De Troubadour

    After the lecture by Ruth Wodak we will have our Committee Market! Always wanted to become active within SIB? Do you want to know what a committee entails? Drop by and sign up for a committee!  

  • Lecture Financial Stability in China

    07/09/2015 at 20:00 - 22:00 at Café De Troubadour

    This lecture will be given by a senior economist of the Dutch bank ABN AMRO, Arjen Dijkhuizen. He will analyze the financial stability in China. The Emerging Market team of the Financial Bureau are his direct colleagues and the developments in emerging countries and land ratings are his main focus. ...

  • Disputenjacht 2015

    03/09/2015 at 20:30 at Office

    Tonight, you will have the opportunity to get to know the many Disputen of SIB! Disputen are the social organs within SIB. They come together once a week for dinner, drinks, to play games and do a lot more. Would you like to join a Dispuut? Do you want to make friends for life? This

  • General Members Assembly September 2015

    01/09/2015 at 19:30 at Pakhuis

    Tonight we will have our General Members Assembly where the new Board of 2015-2016 will be hammered in. But first, the Board of 2014-2015 will present their annual report and say their goodbyes. This will take place in Dutch, but questions can be asked in English.

  • Lecture by Max Westerman

    31/08/2015 at 20:00 - 22:00 at Café De Troubadour

    On the last day of August the Dutch journalist Max Westerman will give a lecture on Barack Obama’s years in the White House and what Obama has created. How did he do as a president of the United States of America? What is left of the ‘Yes We Can’ mentality? How do the Americans see

  • Freshmen Dinner 2015!

    31/08/2015 at 18:00 - 20:00 at Huize Maas

    Tonight it is time to announce the division of the introduction groups, and to have dinner together before the lecture! The location will be Huize Maas this year, and for only 10 EU you have yourself dinner and a drink! You can sign up via aanmelden@sib-groningen.nl. Be quick, because full = full!

  • Lecture by Andre Kuipers

    26/08/2015 at 16:00 - 18:00 at Café De Troubadour

    On the 26th of August André Kuipers, the famous Dutch astronaut, will give a lecture at SIB Groningen about space travel! During this lecture he will of course discuss his own experiences with space travel, including his own time in space.

  • Introduction Day 2

    26/08/2015 at 15:00 at Café De Troubadour

    Today is already our second introduction day! We start the afternoon with a game to get to know each other better. After that there will be a lecture by Dutch astronaut André Kuipers about space travel! This event will be open for both members and non-members. After that the evening will be members...

  • Introduction Day 1

    24/08/2015 at 15:00 at Café De Troubadour

    Today is our first introduction day. This is going to be an interesting and very ‘gezellige’ day. We start with some nice games to get to know each other better. This will be followed by a World War II City Tour to see what Groningen endured during the second World War. We will then have

  • KEI-Week Friday 2015

    14/08/2015 at Pakhuis

    14.00-20.00: Tired from the KEI-week? Have you had no time to sign up for the most awesome association in Groningen? Then come to our Chill-Area for free Smoothies and your last chance to sign-up for our KEI-membership of only 10 EU!

  • KEI-Week Thursday 2015

    13/08/2015 at Pakhuis

    14.30-19.30: Henna at the KEI Open Air Festival in the Stadspark! Always wanted to try Henna? This is your chance! You can make your own nice design as a perfect reminder of this fun KEI-week! 14.00-22.00: Come and chill at our own Chill-Area! Enjoy the sun while you can’t get enough of our free s...

  • KEI-Week Wednesday 2015

    12/08/2015 at Pakhuis

    14.00-22.00: Chill-Area at Café Het Pakhuis with free smoothies! The KEI-week is almost halfway through, so come chill and enjoy the sun so you can relax! 17.00-22.00: Eat and Great at Het Pakhuis! There is nothing like a delicious international buffet for only €5! 22.00-…: ASIAN PARTY! Asides ...

  • KEI-Week Tuesday 2015

    11/08/2015 at Pakhuis

    13.15-15.15: Charles Ruffolo will come to Groningen to give you a network workshop in Martiniplaza. Learn from the NetworKING and who knows, maybe you will get your dream job out of it! 14.00-22.00: Chill-Area at Café Het Pakhuis, come and get your delicious free smoothie! 20.00-21.30: It’s time ...

  • KEI-Week Monday 2015

    10/08/2015 at Pakhuis

    10.00-17.00: Infomarket at the Vismarkt! Come and help explaining to freshmen why the SIB is the best student association! 14.00-22.00: Chill-Area with free smoothies at Café Het Pakhuis. Let’s chill in the sun and enjoy! 22.00-…: BLACKLIGHT PARTY! Paint each other faces, arms, bellies and legs...

  • The state of freedom of press and journalism in Turkey

    29/06/2015

    On the 29th of June the SIB will organize an evening about the state of freedom of press and journalism in Turkey. Froukje Santing, who is specialized in Islam and a former Dutch correspondent of 17 years for among others NRC in Turkey will be our speaker for the night. Reports Without Borders (RSF)...

  • The Acces to Medicine Crisis: Innovation in the Pharmaceutical Industry

    15/06/2015

    On the 15th of June, SIB and IFMSA will organize an evening on the access to medicine crisis in developing countries and the ways the pharmaceutical industry is changing to cope with this problem. Tonight we’ll have guests who will speak about two different initiatives to improve access to med...

  • Private Military Company Industry

    08/06/2015

    On the 8th of June, SIB Groningen organizes an evening about the Private Military Company (PMC) Industry. In October 2014 four Blackwater Worldwide guards were convicted by a U.S. federal jury for the fatal shooting of 14 unarmed Iraqi civilians. This shooting that happened in 2007 in Baghdad, capit...

  • Guantanamo Bay Diary!

    26/05/2015

    For the 26th of May, SIB proudly presents a lecture by Larry Siems, editor of the book Guantanamo Diary. For the book, mr. Siems worked together with Guantanamo inmate Mohamedou Ould Slahi, who was never charged for any crime, but is a captive of the U.S. government since 2002. Slahi and his lawyer ...

  • A Lecture on Global Arms Trade by Andrew Feinstein

    07/05/2015

    On the 7th of May, SIB-Groningen will have the pleasure of organizing a lecture with mr. Andrew Feinstein, author of the book ‘The Shadow World: Inside the Global Arms Trade’ and an expert on the topic of global arms trade. During his lecture, mr. Feinstein will introduce us to the topic of glob...

  • Dignity for the victims: – Is post-mortem violence an internatioanl crime?

    20/04/2015

    When dealing with criminal law and human rights, everyone always talks about the living. But what about when you’re dead? Do people have rights after they die? Should the violation of people’s lifeless bodies be a punishable international crime? If you’re curious about how the internationa...

  • World Hunger Issues & Workshop on Fishbanks

    13/04/2015

    As we support the Hunger Project, a charity that deals with worldwide hunger problems, tonight, in cooperation with our charity we will have a masterclass about food and the level of hunger in the world. There are many people all over the world who are constantly food rationing or who have to live o...

  • SIB trip Georgia & Armenia

    12/04/2015 - 21/04/2015

    This year the travel committee planned an amazing trip to two very interesting and beautiful countries, Armenia and Georgia! We are travelling there from 12 till 21 april, which is directly after the exams, so you won’t miss any (important) classes!

  • Different Aspects of Traditional Energy Markets

    09/04/2015

    Traditional energy, such as oil and gas, today still dominates 82% of the total energy market. According to the Energy Information Administration, this number is not going to drop heavily before 2040, with a 78% share in that year. In addition, traditional energy still plays a dominant role in polit...

  • The current Economical and Political Situation in Argentina

    23/03/2015

    Michiel Baud will speak tonight about the current economical and political situation in Argentine. Argentine, the third biggest economy of Latin America and G-20 member, is facing a near bankruptcy. Besides this, there is a lot of unrest due to protest against the ruling government and especially th...

  • The Ferguson Riots; Deeply rooted racism?

    09/03/2015

    On the 9th of March Mark Thompson and Zihni Özdil will speak about the historical background of racism in the United States and facts leading up to the Ferguson riots.  We’ve all heard about these riots and how they’ve started with the case of Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager, who was ...

  • Hitchhiking competition Paris

    05/03/2015 - 08/03/2015

    Every year SIB organises a hitchhiking competition to different countries. This year is the city of love, Paris! We still have open spots, so for only €140 you can sign up, which includes a visit to the OECD and the Assemblée Nationale! This is your chance to experience a unique way of travelling...

  • Lecture by Jan Pronk

    23/02/2015

    On the 23rd of february, Jan Pronk will come to Groningen to speak for us! The title of his lecture will be Conflict Prevention and Fragile States. Pronk, former Dutch parliamentarian and minister (among others minister for Development Aid), is, due to his long active career in peace and development...

  • SIB-Nederland Conference

    20/02/2015

    On the 20th of February 2015, the first SIB-Netherlands conference will take place, organized in cooperation with NGIZ. On this day 120 to 150 members of our associations will go to Amsterdam for a conference about Diplomacy. With workshops and plenary lectures will the participants be challenged to...

  • Masterclass Dien de Boer-Kruyt

    19/02/2015

    On the 19th of February, Dien de Boer-Kruyt will provide us with a Masterclass on the different phases of cultural development, and how that influence your way of thinking. She will also discuss how you could shape for instance your life, work and others, in order for you to make a contribution.

  • Lecture: Urban Solutions: Sustainable urban futures: Challenges and ambitions

    09/02/2015

    Tonight Hans van Ginkel will come to Groningen to give us a lecture about Urban Solutions. Hans van Ginkel is emeritus professor for Social Geography at the University of Utrecht and is also the former rector magnificus of the university of Utrecht and the United Nations University in Tokyo. He is g...

  • Marineship visit

    05/02/2015

    Today we will have an awesome trip to Den Helder to visit a marine ship. We will gather at 8.45 in the morning at the Central Station in Groningen in front of the Broodzaak to leave to the program in Den Helder. There will be a reception and welcome, after which we will receive a

  • Forum Debate: the Attack on Charlie Hebdo

    26/01/2015

    Tonight, we will take a good look at the events of the 7th of January 2015 surrounding the magazine Charlie Hebdo. The attack on the satirical magazine seems to be the result of islamic extremism and resulted in the death of 12 staff members. Tonight, multiple speakers will shine their light on thes...

  • Lecture Ministry of Foreign Affairs for NVVN and SIB

    20/01/2015

    Currently, the Netherlands are campaigning to obtain a temporal seat at the UN Security Council. What does this campaign entail? What do the Netherlands want and what can they do with such a seat? Mr. dr. Bahia Tahzib-Lie will answer all these questions on Tuesday 20 January 2015. She is a special r...

  • Lecture: Emissions rights

    19/01/2015

    Tonight we will have a lecture by dr. E. (Edwin) Woerdman, who is specialised in emission rights so will talk about system of emission rights. Over the last 17 years, Woerdman’s research mainly focused on the institutional design of greenhouse gas emissions trading. Dr. Edwin Woerdman is Chaiman o...

  • Lecture by Adrianus Koetsenruijter

    12/01/2015

    Tonight we will have a lecture by Adrianus Koetsenruijter. He is the head of the department for MERCOSUR (involving countries such as Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay). He was the head of delegation in Tunisia for four years and he experienced the Arabic spring from up close. He will talk about his experi...

  • The science of happiness

    08/12/2014

    This lecture, organised by our dipuut Boef, will be in Dutch, however, you can still come if you like. This lectrure will be about what makes us happy from the psychological perspective. It will focuses mainly on the what are achievements with regard to (mental) illness and its treatment. A new tren...

  • SIB Dies Natalis 2014

    24/11/2014

    The time has come again for us to celebrate our anniversary. As SIB will be 67 years old, we have planned a special event to take place at Het Kasteel. The title of the symposium is ‘The Different Dimensions of Modern Warfare’. This will involve various speakers for the plenary lecture a...

  • 25 Years After the Fall of the Berlin Wall

    10/11/2014

    Tonight, we will have a lecture organised by our dispuut Metropolis, given by two speakers on the fall of the Berlin wall. There will also be a focus on the relationship between the west and Russia. The first speaker, Dirk Rochtus, is a professor of International Politics of the KU Leuven. He will s...

  • Escape from North Korea

    27/10/2014

    Tonight, someone from North Korea will give a talk about what it is like to live in that country. As the speaker was born in the 1970s in Yeonan, North Korea, he will share impressions of growing up there and his thoughts in the developments in the DPRK.

  • We the Peoples, Struggling for the Soul of the UN We Deserve

    20/10/2014

    Mukesh Kapila, a friend of Rolf Carriere the last speaker,  has worked extensively and advised in various fields, which include  crisis and conflict management, humanitarian affairs, post-conflict recovery and development, and HIV and AIDS. Kapila is currently Professor of Global Health and Humani...

  • Visit to the Free Masons

    16/10/2014

    Tonight we will have an exciting trip to find out what is behind the doors of the Free Masons. We will meet at Pelsterstraat 23 at 19:00 to go to their office at Turfsingel. This trip includes a lecture about rituals and and a 20 minute ritual especially for us! After this we will have

  • UN and Afterwards, Some Reflections on a Career

    13/10/2014

    Rolf Carriere was a SIB Groningen president in the 1960’s. He has worked with the UN promoting unarmed civilian peacekeeping and the World Bank. He was the Head of Health and Nutrition in India for UNICEF and the UNICEF Country Representative  in Bhutan, Bangladesh, Indonesia and Burma/Myanmar. N...

  • The Life of a Diplomat

    29/09/2014

    Knut Vollebaek, currently a Norwegian Diplomat and Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, will provide a talk regarding what is involved in being a diplomat and life in the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE). OSCE deals with a wide range of security issues, some of which are: de...

  • TTIP:The World’s Biggest Trade Zone

    22/09/2014

    Both Americans and Europeans are in favor of a transatlantic free trade. The conclusion of such a treaty would be President Obama’s political success being recorded throughout history. A successful outcome of the negotiations would immensely strenthen the position of the West in the world, aft...

  • Dick Swaab – We are our brain

    15/09/2014

    Professor Dick Swaab is an internationally renowned researcher in neuroscience, who received numerous awards and published over 470 scientific papers. He earned his medical (1968) and doctoral degrees (1970) at the University of Amsterdam and served as director of the Netherlands Institute for Brain...

  • Connie Hedegaard – EU Commissioner

    08/09/2014

    Tonight, Euro commissioner Connie Hedegaard will travel to Groningen to give us a lecture! Ms Hedegaard is currently the Danish Euro commissioner for Climate Action and will speak about the role of the European Union within the worldwide climate politics.

  • Democracy in Turmoil!

    01/09/2014

    Tonight, we have not one but two lecturers who will talk about democracies in turmoil. First of all, Dr. Sami Faltas, lecturer at the University of Groningen and native Egyptian, will talk about Egypt. After this, Geertjan Hahn, journalist and Central and Eastern Europe expert, will give a lecture o...

2013-2014

When Activity
02-09-13 Erik Ader: Life in Diplomacy
03-09-13 GMA
05-09-13 Disputenjacht
09-09-13 Jaco Stoop: Spoedlezing – Turmoil in Egypt
09-09-13 Committee market
13-09-13 September camp
16-09-13 GMA
19-09-13 University Peace Days I: Women as Weapons
23-09-13 Dick Zandee: EU as a Security Actor
26-09-13 University Peace Days II: Women as Weapons
30-09-13 IKV Pax Christi: Nuclear Weapons
03-10-13 Running dinner
07-10-13 Inauguration
10-10-13 The Hague City Tour and Visit to the Russian Embassy
14-10-13 Freshman’s Pubquiz
14-10-13 Nienke de Deugd: Ukrain’s Identity Crises
15-10-13 Commandant der Strijdkrachten Generaal Middendorp: De toekomst van de Nederlandse Defensie
21-10-13 Marcel de Haas: Chechnya- After Conflict
28-10-13 Dutch Ambassador to Greece
30-10-13 New Peace Tools Symposium
04-11-13 GMA
08-11-13 SIB-NL gala
11-11-13 Merlijn Schoonenboom: Germany as Europe’s Leading Nation
18-11-13 Liefdessymposium
21-11-13 Dies Natalis 2013: Humanizing Business or Business as Usual?
25-11-13 Minisymposium Georgië, moving towards the west
28-11-13 Supporting Entities Day
02-12-13 SIBterklaas
04-12-13 Brussels trip
09-12-13 Sami Faltas: The Gate Keepers
16-12-13 Christmas dinner
06-01-14 New Year’s drinks
13-01-14 Bart Eggen: Stem Cell Therapy
20-01-14 Celine Verheijen: Kindersekstoerisme
27-01-14 Verity Mills: Strategical planning
03-02-14 Ryan Gauthier: lezing over de Olympische spelen in Sotsji
06-02-14 Wine tasting
10-02-14 Yearbook auction
17-02-14 GMA
18-02-14 Lecture Joanne Kellermann
24-02-14 Minisymposium modern slavery
03-03-14 Galant gala
06-03-14 Hitchhiking Contest to Copenhagen
10-03-14 Lecture Esmeralda van Boon
13-03-14 Develop Your World Symposium I : Duurzame Energie
17-03-14 Lecture Kosovaarse Ambassadeur te Nederland
20-03-14 Develop Your World Symposium II : Duurzame Energie
24-03-14 International week
31-03-14 Jolanda van de Noll: Islamophobia
07-04-14 SIB on stage
13-04-14 Trip to Turkey
14-04-14 Luis Lobo-Guerrero: Masterclas,: Venezuela in crisis
25-04-14 WOII Battlefield City Tour
28-04-14 Gerry van Klinken – Tiger on the Rise: The Economy of Indonesia
29-04-14 Ali Al-Jaberi – The Iraq War: 11 years later
06-05-14 The Facebook Effect: An evening on Social Media
10-05-14 Batavierenrace
12-05-14 Carl Djerassi: Birth control and gender relation
19-05-14 Jeroen Dijsselbloem: in gesprek over Europa
26-05-14 GMA
02-06-14 Diplomats dinner
05-06-14 GMA
16-06-14 Jeroen Warner: Water Wars
30-06-14 Why Governments Spy: One Year After Snowden