Archive

  • Monday 16 May, 23:30 - Tuesday 17 May, 04:00

    75 shades of blue – Lustrum theme announcement party

    LUSTRUM THEME ANNOUNCEMENT PARTY! Did you know that the association we all know and love (that’s SIB, in case you were wondering) was founded all the way back in 1947? ... Read more75 shades of blue – Lustrum theme announcement party

  • Monday 16 May, 22:00

    Fundraiser for Menstruation Products for Women in Groningen

    After the amazing success of 2020, BOEF is back with a raffle to raise money to buy period products for women in Groningen who don’t have access to them. You ... Read moreFundraiser for Menstruation Products for Women in Groningen

  • Monday 16 May, 20:00 - 22:00

    “EU policy on the Western Balkans” by Szabolcs Horváth

    The Western Balkan region, home of close to 18 million people, is not only geographically surrounded by EU member countries but also shares various cultural and economical ties. EU integration ... Read more“EU policy on the Western Balkans” by Szabolcs Horváth

  • Thursday 12 May, 18:00

    Diplomats Dinner 2022

    The annual Diplomats Dinner is happening again! Organised by our lovely dispuut BOEF, the latest edition of the dinner will take place on the 12th of May. Have you always ... Read moreDiplomats Dinner 2022

  • Monday 9 May, 22:00

    Sugar Daddy’s Funeral Party

    Family and friends of Sugar Daddy are respectfully invited to attend his funeral. Jois us at Mesacosa on 9th of May, 22:00. You are cordially invited to join us as ... Read moreSugar Daddy’s Funeral Party

  • Monday 9 May, 20:00

    “The past, present and future of intelligence agencies” by Kenneth Lasoen

    Kenneth Lasoen is a specialist in security and intelligence with experience and thought-leadership in intelligence analysis, counterintelligence and counterterrorism. His expertise includes national security, NATO & EU military affairs, cyber ... Read more“The past, present and future of intelligence agencies” by Kenneth Lasoen

  • Friday 6 May, 17:30

    Integration Night

    SAVE THE DATE! Integration Night is back! On Friday the 6th of May you can get the chance to experience what it is like to be part of a Dutch ... Read moreIntegration Night

  • Monday 2 May, 20:30

    SIB on Stage: Circus

    On the 2nd of May we are organising our annual talent show: SIB on Stage! Singing your favourite shower jam, dancing along to that famous TikTok song, some stand-up comedy, ... Read moreSIB on Stage: Circus

  • Thursday 28 April, 20:00 - 22:00

    King’s Day 2.0

    Celebrate King’s Day 2022 with the Soccie! Brave through the hangover from the day before events and relive your youth with us for a day of traditional Dutch children’s games, ... Read moreKing’s Day 2.0

  • Monday 25 April, 22:00

    Karaoke Night for Charity

    The time is 21:00, the curtains drop, and you are ready to take the stage at Mesacosa. Crowd is going wild, your nerves are running high, from Madonna to ACDC ... Read moreKaraoke Night for Charity

  • Monday 25 April, 18:00 - 21:00

    Palestine: Challenges, opportunities, peace and hope

    After the Oslo Accords, worldwide hope arose for peace between Israel and Palestine based on a two-state solution. Many initiatives were launched to support Palestinians in building a state; municipalities ... Read morePalestine: Challenges, opportunities, peace and hope

  • Friday 22 April, 20:00

    Dispuut Pardon?! Presents: Nostalgia party!

    Are you old, like us, and do you want to relive the good old days? Or are you young and full of energy, and want to show that fact off ... Read moreDispuut Pardon?! Presents: Nostalgia party!

  • Tuesday 12 April, 09:00 - Saturday 23 April, 17:00

    SIB Trip 2022

    The moment we have all been waiting for is finally there. After 2 years, the SIB trip is back! This year, we will be going to Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia. ... Read moreSIB Trip 2022

  • Monday 11 April, 20:00 - 22:00

    Documentary Night organised by the Activities Committee

    Bitcoin, Ethereum, Dogecoin, Cardano, Eloncoin….anything coin. In our current financial environment, cryptocurrencies are something about which everybody is talking, but quite a few know what they are actually about. Some ... Read moreDocumentary Night organised by the Activities Committee

  • Monday 4 April, 20:00

    European Populism: Threats and Future Prospects & European Council Simulation with TEIMUN

    Europe’s political landscape is undergoing the biggest transformation since the end of the Cold War. Over the past two decades, populist parties have steadily increased their support, entering most national ... Read moreEuropean Populism: Threats and Future Prospects & European Council Simulation with TEIMUN

  • Thursday 31 March, 20:00 - 23:59

    Drinks with TEIMUN & a workshop of European Council Simulation

    The exam period has started, and what is a better way to relieve our stress than having drinks together on a Thursday evening? Join us for drinks with our friends ... Read moreDrinks with TEIMUN & a workshop of European Council Simulation

  • Monday 28 March, 20:00 - 22:00

    Interview with Ms Marja Verloop Chargé d’Affaires for the U.S. Embassy in the Netherlands

    Have you ever wondered what a diplomat’s life looks like? Which challenges do they need to overcome? What does an Ambassador or Chargé d’Affaires do in order to strengthen relationships ... Read moreInterview with Ms Marja Verloop Chargé d’Affaires for the U.S. Embassy in the Netherlands

  • Monday 21 March, 22:00 - Tuesday 22 March, 04:00

    Themed Party: Jungle Jam! by disputen GIST and Mancala

    On the 21st of March, we will have a social activity organised by disputen GIST and Mancala. After the lecture, we will stay at Mesacosa for a jungle-themed party!   ... Read moreThemed Party: Jungle Jam! by disputen GIST and Mancala

  • Monday 21 March, 20:00 - 22:00

    “How marriage migration interacts with global systems of gender and racial inequality: The case of South Korea” Lecture by Dr Seonok Lee

    This Korean case study shows a prime example for studying how marriage migration interacts with global systems of gender and racial inequality in relation to contemporary economic (mostly marriage and ... Read more“How marriage migration interacts with global systems of gender and racial inequality: The case of South Korea” Lecture by Dr Seonok Lee

  • Thursday 17 March, 23:50 - Friday 18 March, 04:00

    Yearbook Party: Kom Spiracy

    Put on your tinfoil hat and get ready to party! The Feestcie has got another banger of a party for you in store, or are they? *Sound effects* Put an ... Read moreYearbook Party: Kom Spiracy

  • Thursday 17 March, 20:00 - 23:00

    Yearbook Auction

    It is that time of the year again: The Yearbook Auction! At the Yearbook Auction, each committee, project group, dispuut and other entity of the SIB will auction an item ... Read moreYearbook Auction

  • Wednesday 16 March, 15:00 - 17:00

    Board Interest Day

    Did you miss our Board Interest Borel but are interested in becoming the next Board of SIB-Groningen? Do you have some questions about doing a Board year and how to ... Read moreBoard Interest Day

  • Monday 14 March, 22:00 - 23:30

    Soccie presents: St. Patrick’s Day

    Hello lovely SIBlings, join the Soccie and the Feestcie for a wonderful collaboration to honour St. Patricks Day. We promise an evening of Guinness, with a hint of some Céilí ... Read moreSoccie presents: St. Patrick’s Day

  • Monday 14 March, 20:00 - 21:30

    How to finance a dictatorship – cryptos, cyber-attacks and hacking

    Have you wondered how dictatorships get financed despite the heavy international sanctions that they face? Naturally, one way to overcome the restrictions is cybercrime. For instance, it is estimated that ... Read moreHow to finance a dictatorship – cryptos, cyber-attacks and hacking

  • Thursday 10 March, 19:47 - 01:00

    General Members Assembly

    During the GMA, the Board will present what it has been up to during the last months. It is an opportunity for members to give their opinion and suggestions regarding ... Read moreGeneral Members Assembly

  • Monday 7 March, 20:00 - 22:00

    “The Russian Invasion of Ukraine” Lecture by Prof Adrian Rogstad

    Weeks of intense diplomacy and the imposition of Western sanctions on Russia failed to deter Putin, who had massed between 150,000 and 200,000 troops along the borders of Ukraine. Russian ... Read more“The Russian Invasion of Ukraine” Lecture by Prof Adrian Rogstad

  • Wednesday 2 March, 22:00 - 02:00

    Galant Gala: Discovering the Beyond

    Ever wished on a shooting star? Well for one night, your dreams may come true. After two years, Galant Gala is finally back in its original format! On the 2nd ... Read moreGalant Gala: Discovering the Beyond

  • Monday 28 February, 22:00 - Tuesday 1 March, 04:00

    End of Lockdown: Party Like It’s 1989

    There it is finally, the day which you knew was coming is finally here: the end of lockdown party! Two long years we have all waited for this: a SIB ... Read moreEnd of Lockdown: Party Like It’s 1989

  • Monday 28 February, 20:00 - 21:30

    Groningen votes! Election debate for internationals

    In municipal elections (Gemeenteraad), expats have the right* to participate as long as they are registered with their municipality. According to the results of a survey on the city council ... Read moreGroningen votes! Election debate for internationals

  • Thursday 24 February, 20:00 - 01:00

    Board Interest Borrel

    Get on Board!  Are you interested in becoming the next Board of SIB-Groningen? Or do you have some questions about doing a Board year? Come by our Board Interest Day! ... Read moreBoard Interest Borrel

  • Thursday 24 February, 17:30 - 19:00

    Soccie Trip to the Trampoline Park

    Join the Soccie on our trip to the mystical Jump XL on the 17th of February for an hour and a half of some joyous jumping with a nice plate ... Read moreSoccie Trip to the Trampoline Park

  • Monday 21 February, 20:00 - 22:00

    “Geopolitics: Risks and Possibilities for Conflict Resolutions” By Caecilia van Peski

    Europe is increasingly required to assume greater responsibility for its own well-being and security. In the first part of the lecture, Caecilia van Peski will address issues regarding peace and ... Read more“Geopolitics: Risks and Possibilities for Conflict Resolutions” By Caecilia van Peski

  • Monday 14 February, 20:00 - 22:00

    “Is the Netherlands a narco-state?” By Pim Geelhoed and Francesco Giumelli

    A narco-state is a country whose economy is dependent on the trade of illegal drugs. Although the Dutch economy is not currently defined as a narco-state, it is an illicit ... Read more“Is the Netherlands a narco-state?” By Pim Geelhoed and Francesco Giumelli

  • Thursday 10 February, 20:00 - 22:00

    “EU policy on the Western Balkans” by Szabolcs Horváth

    The Western Balkan region, home of close to 18 million people, is not only geographically surrounded by EU member countries but also shares various cultural and economical ties. EU integration ... Read more“EU policy on the Western Balkans” by Szabolcs Horváth

  • Tuesday 8 February, 20:00 - 22:00

    Blue’s Clues (Walk and talk)

    Do you want to experience an unforgettable adventure? Do you fancy meeting new people? Do you want to learn more about the SIB? Or do you feel a bit nostalgic ... Read moreBlue’s Clues (Walk and talk)

  • Monday 7 February, 22:15 - 01:00

    Jeopardy! Night

    BOEF and Metro present to you… Jeopardy!!! The classic American television gameshow that features a quiz competition in which contestants are presented with general knowledge clues in the form of ... Read moreJeopardy! Night

  • Monday 7 February, 20:00 - 22:00

    “South Africa: From the ashes of apartheid” by Olitha Lebelo

    South Africa emerged as a ‘rainbow nation’ on April 27, 1994, after half a century of white rule, oppression of black people and racial segregation. It still faces huge problems. ... Read more“South Africa: From the ashes of apartheid” by Olitha Lebelo

  • Wednesday 2 February, 09:00 - Saturday 5 February, 17:00

    PG Europe Trip 2022

    The time has finally come! Once again disputen Eo Sensu and Metropolis have joined forces and put together this year’s PG Europe trip. This year, we will go to Barcelona! ... Read morePG Europe Trip 2022

  • Monday 31 January, 20:00 - 22:00

    “Democratising STEM Learning” By Dr J. Noel-Storr

    The Frontiers of Science are not just for the rich: Democratising STEM Learning When a group of white Anglo-Saxon, heterosexual, cis-gender, “all-American” chaps went to the Moon, they left a ... Read more“Democratising STEM Learning” By Dr J. Noel-Storr

  • Monday 24 January, 20:00 - 22:00

    “Can psychedelics revolutionise mental health care?” by Dr Jeanine Kamphuis

    According to the World Health Organisation, globally, an estimated 264 million people are affected by depression. Moreover, frequently, traditional treatments such as prescribed medications are not as efficient as desired. ... Read more“Can psychedelics revolutionise mental health care?” by Dr Jeanine Kamphuis

  • Thursday 20 January, 20:00 - 00:00

    New Years Drinks (& Disputen Competition 2021 Winner Announcement)

    Practical info: What? New Years Drinks (& Disputen Competition 2021 winner announcement) When?: 20th of January Time?: 20:00 Where?: On Zoom Drink: free, cheap, but drinkable cava Happy new year! ... Read moreNew Years Drinks (& Disputen Competition 2021 Winner Announcement)

  • Monday 17 January, 22:00 - 23:00

    SIB Trip Announcement

    The moment we have all been waiting for is finally there! The long awaited announcement of this year’s SIB trip destination! Some of you surely have some ideas of where ... Read moreSIB Trip Announcement

  • Monday 17 January, 20:00 - 21:30

    Visible. A History and Discussion of the LGBTQ+ Rights Movement by Chelsea Rodriguez

    The history of the LGBTQ+ Rights movement in the USA is often told as a simple (and completed) narrative, but there is so much more to this ongoing movement. This ... Read moreVisible. A History and Discussion of the LGBTQ+ Rights Movement by Chelsea Rodriguez

  • Wednesday 12 January, 15:00 - 17:00

    Members Meeting

    On the 12th of January at 15:00, we will have a Members Meeting. During the Members Meeting, we will have an informal discussion on anything and everything SIB-related. Come give ... Read moreMembers Meeting

  • Monday 10 January, 20:00 - 21:30

    Controversies on constitutional crisis and EU relations in Poland by Prof Adam Bosiacki

    For the last couple of years, Poland has repeatedly been on the European agenda because of its so-called constitutional crisis. The new government has carried out a series of measures ... Read moreControversies on constitutional crisis and EU relations in Poland by Prof Adam Bosiacki

  • Thursday 16 December 2021, 13:00 - 15:00

    Christmas Lunch

    Lovely SIBlings, 2021 is (finally) coming to an end and we’re all getting into the Christmas spirit. What could be better than to commemorate the festive season than having a ... Read moreChristmas Lunch

  • Monday 13 December 2021, 20:00 - 22:00

    Debate: The challenge of the energy transition: will nuclear energy save us?

    Between 1990 and 2018 electricity demand doubled. Moreover, it is expected to roughly double again by 2050. Unfortunately, at present, about two-thirds of electricity is produced from the burning of ... Read moreDebate: The challenge of the energy transition: will nuclear energy save us?

  • Thursday 9 December 2021, 09:00 - Saturday 11 December 2021, 17:00

    PG Brussels Trip 2021

    — All spots have been booked and by signing up now, you will automatically be placed on the wait list — Dear SIBlings! PG Brussels is organising a wonderful trip ... Read morePG Brussels Trip 2021

  • Monday 6 December 2021, 15:00 - 17:00

    SIBterklaas

    The lovely evening of SIBterklaas has arrived once again this year. Get to know about SIBterklaas and get to meet the mythical man and his blue helpers! During this afternoon, ... Read moreSIBterklaas

  • Thursday 2 December 2021, 20:00 - 21:30

    Interview with the US Embassy Chargé d’Affaires Ms Marja Verloop (Cancelled)

    — Unfortunately, this event has been cancelled due to the new COVID-19 measures that were announced on November 26. We are looking into the possibility to reschedule this event. — ... Read moreInterview with the US Embassy Chargé d’Affaires Ms Marja Verloop (Cancelled)

  • Monday 29 November 2021, 19:47 - 23:59

    General Members Assembly

    During the GMA, the Board will present what it has been up to during the last two months. It is an opportunity for members to give their opinion and suggestions ... Read moreGeneral Members Assembly

  • Monday 29 November 2021, 19:00 - 19:47

    Crash Course GMA

    No clue what a General Members Assembly (GMA) is and how it works? Or have you been to a couple of them, but are still not quite sure about the ... Read moreCrash Course GMA

  • Friday 26 November 2021, 16:00 - 20:00

    74th Dies Natalis Party!

    On Friday the 26th of November, we will have a party/vrijmibo for our members to celebrate our 74th Dies Natalis! For this party, we will go back to Club Kiwi ... Read more74th Dies Natalis Party!

  • Thursday 25 November 2021, 13:00 - 19:00

    74th Dies Natalis Conference: Freedom of Speech in the Digital Age

    Traditionally, the Dutch United Nations Student Association (the SIB) organises a conference that is related to the topic of human rights in celebration of its birthday. This conference provides students ... Read more74th Dies Natalis Conference: Freedom of Speech in the Digital Age

  • Monday 22 November 2021, 19:30 - 22:30

    Documentary Night by dispuut Eo Sensu

    On Monday, dispuut Eo Sensu will organise a documentary night at Doopsgezinde Kerk. Come join us! The documentary has yet to be announced.

  • Friday 19 November 2021, 17:30 - 20:00

    VVV-SIB Drinks November (Cancelled)

    Dear VVV-SIB member, It’s been quite some time since we were able to see each other in a non-digital context. Although the online pub quizzes were fun and attended by ... Read moreVVV-SIB Drinks November (Cancelled)

  • Friday 19 November 2021, 17:00 - 19:00

    Drinks with Clio and SIB

    The exam period has ended, and what is a better way to celebrate this and relieve our stress than having drinks together on a Friday evening? Join us for drinks ... Read moreDrinks with Clio and SIB

  • Monday 15 November 2021, 21:45 - 23:59

    2000s Party organised by disputen GIST & Mancala (Subject to Change)

    Let’s all go back to where we came from – the past! Take a deep dive into the age of GameBoys, Nintendo DSs, iPods and Flip Phones, Shrek, Ice Age, ... Read more2000s Party organised by disputen GIST & Mancala (Subject to Change)

  • Monday 15 November 2021, 20:00 - 21:45

    “Ideal Science – a long lost dream?” Lecture by Dr Stephan Schleim

    Discussions about climate change or vaccinations show that science is not only important for scientists but also society, perhaps even the survival of mankind. At the same time, failed replications, ... Read more“Ideal Science – a long lost dream?” Lecture by Dr Stephan Schleim

  • Monday 8 November 2021, 20:00 - 21:30

    SIB x Europe Direct present: The Aftermath of the German Election

    Germany‘s voters have decided how Germany’s new Bundestag will look like in the upcoming 4 years. Now it’s up to party leaders to thrash out who will succeed Chancellor Angela ... Read moreSIB x Europe Direct present: The Aftermath of the German Election

  • Monday 1 November 2021, 20:00 - 23:59

    Halloween Party

    As the days become shorter and eerie darkness sets on the Groningen streets sooner by the day, something mysterious and eloquent is felt in the air, with hints of marmalade ... Read moreHalloween Party

  • Monday 25 October 2021, 21:45 - 23:59

    Drinks: Oktoberfest

    –MEMBERS ONLY– Join our Oktoberfest drinks to celebrate the biggest beer festival in the world! There’ll be music, great people, and most important of all, lots of beer!

  • Monday 25 October 2021, 20:00 - 21:45

    “Who Cares for the Aid Worker?” A lecture by Chamutal Afek Eitam

    Have you ever wondered how it is to be an aid worker and what to expect if working in rough countries delivering humanitarian aid? What motivates people to become aid ... Read more“Who Cares for the Aid Worker?” A lecture by Chamutal Afek Eitam

  • Thursday 21 October 2021, 08:30 - Friday 22 October 2021, 16:42

    Trip to The Hague

    Finally, after 1.5 year of the pandemic, we can organise a trip again! This time we will visit The Hague, the international city of peace and justice. For only €35, ... Read moreTrip to The Hague

  • Wednesday 20 October 2021, 15:00 - 17:00

    Members Meeting

    On the 20th of October at 15:00, we will have our first Members Meeting of the year! During the Members Meeting, we will have an informal discussion on anything and ... Read moreMembers Meeting

  • Monday 18 October 2021, 20:00 - 22:00

    “The EU Today and Tomorrow: a very personal journey” by Shada Islam

    2020 was definitely really challenging for the European Union. Firstly, the United Kingdom left the Union. Later the Covid-19 pandemic caused a severe health system crisis. Additionally, the negation of ... Read more“The EU Today and Tomorrow: a very personal journey” by Shada Islam

  • Monday 11 October 2021, 20:00 - 22:00

    “Geopolitics – from an economic angle: How will Hong Kong as an international financial centre survive?” A lecture by Eddie Cheung

    In recent times the European Union and China have talked increasingly of fostering a ‘strategic partnership’ between them, this being primarily founded on their strengthening economic ties. While efforts to ... Read more“Geopolitics – from an economic angle: How will Hong Kong as an international financial centre survive?” A lecture by Eddie Cheung

  • Monday 4 October 2021, 18:00 - 23:59

    Inauguration: Dinner, Ceremony and Drinks

    On Monday, October 4th we will have our Inauguration dinner, ceremony and party. Dress code: Wall street. So make sure to dress formal! During this event we will have dinner ... Read moreInauguration: Dinner, Ceremony and Drinks

  • Wednesday 29 September 2021, 18:00 - 00:00

    Running Dinner

    The Running Dinner is an event where you can visit 4 disputen throughout a lovely evening of gezellige fun. For only 5 euros you can enjoy a three-course meal, drinks ... Read moreRunning Dinner

  • Monday 27 September 2021, 20:00 - 22:00

    “Between Protests And The Pandemic: An American Journalist in Moscow” By Joshua Yaffa

    Last year in Russia was definitely not easy. The Covid-19 caused (according to official statistics) almost 200 000 deaths. But the worldwide pandemic wasn’t the only problem that largely affected ... Read more“Between Protests And The Pandemic: An American Journalist in Moscow” By Joshua Yaffa

  • Thursday 23 September 2021, 19:47 - 02:00

    Policy GMA

    During this GMA Board 75 will present their Policy Plan. This the perfect opportunity to gain more insight in the planned policy of the Board, ask your questions and see ... Read morePolicy GMA

  • Monday 20 September 2021, 22:00 - 00:00

    Committee Market

    Do you want to get more involved in the SIB? Do you want to help the association? While in the meantime, boosting your CV, learning new skills and making unforgettable ... Read moreCommittee Market

  • Monday 20 September 2021, 20:00 - 21:45

    Symposium: When Politics and Cyber Security Collide

    In the last decade, cyber incidents have become more expensive, more disruptive, and in many cases more political. The United States, the European Union, NATO and other world powers released ... Read moreSymposium: When Politics and Cyber Security Collide

  • Monday 13 September 2021, 20:00 - 21:30

    “Climate change? Not in Brazil” A lecture by Dr. Flávio Eiró de Oliveira

    A recently published report by The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) unambiguously showed that humankind is responsible for climate change. Although scientists reached an agreement about anthropogenic global warming, ... Read more“Climate change? Not in Brazil” A lecture by Dr. Flávio Eiró de Oliveira

  • Wednesday 8 September 2021, 18:00 - 22:00

    Disputenhunt

    What are disputen? What kind of Disputen are in the SIB? What do they do? This event will focus on answering all these questions and welcoming you into this mythical ... Read moreDisputenhunt

  • Monday 6 September 2021, 20:00 - 21:30

    How to Cope with the Afghan Crisis? A lecture by Peter Knoope

    Since early May this year, the Taliban have unexpectedly suddenly taken over control of the now Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan. Over 400,000 Afghans have become homeless, thousands have fled the ... Read moreHow to Cope with the Afghan Crisis? A lecture by Peter Knoope

  • Monday 6 September 2021, 18:00 - 19:30

    Freshmen Dinner

    On 6th of September we will start the year right by enjoying a lovely dinner at Het Pakhuis followed by a lecture on How to Cope with the Afghan Crisis ... Read moreFreshmen Dinner

  • Friday 3 September 2021, 17:00 - Sunday 5 September 2021, 17:00

    Introduction Camp: Amazon

    From the 3rd September  until the 5th we will have our yearly introduction camp. It is one of those weekends you don’t want to miss! Whether you just joined the ... Read moreIntroduction Camp: Amazon

  • Thursday 2 September 2021, 19:47 - 03:00

    Handover GMA

    — Members only — During this General Members Assembly (GMA), the Board of 2020-2021 will present its annual report and the Board of 2021-2022 will be installed.  The GMA is ... Read moreHandover GMA

  • Thursday 26 August 2021, 13:30 - 19:00

    Intro Day 2: Meet the SIBlings

    For you to get to know your fellow new SIB members better, we are organising a fun afternoon at the News Cafe!  In two shifts, 13:30-16:00, and 16:30-19:00 we are ... Read moreIntro Day 2: Meet the SIBlings

  • Tuesday 24 August 2021, 14:00 - 21:00

    Intro Day 1: Obstacle Course and BBQ

    To introduce our newest members to the SIB, we’re organising a fun afternoon in Stadspark!  From 14:00 until 17:00 we’ll have an inflatable obstacle course, this is open to everyone ... Read moreIntro Day 1: Obstacle Course and BBQ

  • Thursday 19 August 2021, 20:00 - 21:30

    COLLECTIVE RESILIENCE: Will it be the Future of Humanitarianism?

    Come join us for a zoom lecture by Dr. Valerie Nkamgang Bemo, Deputy Director of Global Development at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, which will take place in connection ... Read moreCOLLECTIVE RESILIENCE: Will it be the Future of Humanitarianism?

  • Wednesday 18 August 2021, 20:00 - 22:00

    Virtual Games Night

    Not sure what to do Wednesday evening and are you interested in what the SIB has to offer? Join us for a great evening of playing ‘codenames’! We’ll play this ... Read moreVirtual Games Night

  • Tuesday 17 August 2021, 17:15 - 18:00

    Sustainable Students: What motivates climate action?

    Learn about what students can do to mitigate climate change and which factors motivate climate action from Dr. Linda Steg. Dr. Steg is a professor of Environmental Psychology at the ... Read moreSustainable Students: What motivates climate action?

  • Monday 16 August 2021, 10:00 - Friday 20 August 2021, 17:00

    KEI Week

    Let us bring the world to you! As the Dutch United Nations Student Association, our members are united by an interest in what is going on in the world and a ... Read moreKEI Week

  • Friday 2 July 2021, 15:00 - Saturday 3 July 2021, 23:00

    Active Members Weekend

    The year is almost over and FINALLY it looks like we can organise in person fun activities for you… And what better activity to organise than an Active Members Weekend! ... Read moreActive Members Weekend

  • Monday 28 June 2021, 18:00 - 22:00

    The last SIB supper

    It’s been a while since we were able to see you all in person! Now that things are finally opening up again, we want to end the year with our ... Read moreThe last SIB supper

  • Monday 21 June 2021, 20:00 - 21:30

    Two-state Solution: more important now than ever? by Itay Garmy

    The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is among the most divisive and complicated issues on the global stage today. Each time the conflict escalates our news is filled with reports about the situation ... Read moreTwo-state Solution: more important now than ever? by Itay Garmy

  • Monday 14 June 2021, 22:00 - 23:30

    Geoguessr with Max Haveloos and QUE

    Do you like maps? Do you like riddles? Why not combine the two, and compete with a group of your friends to see how many locations you can recognise. Disputen ... Read moreGeoguessr with Max Haveloos and QUE

  • Monday 14 June 2021, 20:00 - 21:30

    Sports and International Relations: The Case of Pacific Islanders Rugby players

    From Invictus to Rocky, from the Football World Championship to the Olympic Games, sports and Politics have been intertwined since the start. Can sports also represent a field which IR ... Read moreSports and International Relations: The Case of Pacific Islanders Rugby players

  • Thursday 10 June 2021, 18:00 - 21:00

    Diplomats Dinner

    —-Members Only— The annual Diplomats Dinner is happening again! We have organised the 9th edition of the dinner for the 10th of June. Come enjoy a luxurious 5-course meal and ... Read moreDiplomats Dinner

  • Monday 7 June 2021, 19:47 - 23:30

    Election GMA

    — Members only —  This event is a continuation of the GMA of the 27th of May, during which we will elect the Candidate Board 75. Join the event here.

  • Friday 4 June 2021, 20:00 - 22:00

    VVV-SIB annual Pubquiz

    Heyhey! Do you still remember how great last year’s VVV-SIB pubquiz was? Of course you do! I think for many of us it was an event that is forever ingrained ... Read moreVVV-SIB annual Pubquiz

  • Monday 31 May 2021, 20:00 - 22:00

    Insights on the role of the Prosecution of the International Criminal Court

    As a key element in the complex international criminal law arena, the International Criminal Court has never stopped facing several challenges since its establishment. With the appointment of the new ... Read moreInsights on the role of the Prosecution of the International Criminal Court

  • Thursday 27 May 2021, 19:47 - 23:30

    General Members Assembly

    — Members only — During the General Members Assembly, you can give input and feedback to the Board, as well as voice your opinion on the state of the association. ... Read moreGeneral Members Assembly

  • Monday 24 May 2021, 22:00 - 23:30

    Monday Night Simulation: A #BebEo Experience

    Are you excited, but nervous to attend normal Monday nights in the near(ish) future? Are you not entirely sure if you can properly function as a human being during physical ... Read moreMonday Night Simulation: A #BebEo Experience

  • Monday 24 May 2021, 20:00 - 21:30

    Resilient Power: Preserving Corporate Hegemony through Depictions of Perseverance and Pragmatism During Times of Crisis

    This presentation will explore the different ways cultural depictions of perseverance and pragmatism have sought to represent the resilience of corporate power both in the US and abroad in the ... Read moreResilient Power: Preserving Corporate Hegemony through Depictions of Perseverance and Pragmatism During Times of Crisis

  • Thursday 20 May 2021, 20:00 - 21:30

    Mental Health Week: Workshop on Perfectionism

    -What is perfectionism? -Is the striving to achieve perfection a desirable goal? -Is the tendency to strive for perfection embedded in our culture? We would like to invite you in ... Read moreMental Health Week: Workshop on Perfectionism

  • Monday 17 May 2021, 22:00 - 23:30

    Preferred Candidate Board Announcement Party

    — Members only— It is that time of the year again – time to announce the Preferred Candidate Board 2021-2022! Join us on Zoom from 22:00 onwards for some digital ... Read morePreferred Candidate Board Announcement Party

  • Monday 17 May 2021, 20:00 - 21:30

    Mental Health Week: Psychology and the COVID-19 Pandemic

    It has been a year since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic started. A year of little social contact. A year of working and studying from home. A year of ... Read moreMental Health Week: Psychology and the COVID-19 Pandemic

  • Wednesday 12 May 2021, 14:00 - 16:00

    Members Meeting

    At this Members Meeting we’ll again be having an informal discussion on anything and everything SIB related. We’ll look over the last few months and look ahead to the next ... Read moreMembers Meeting

  • Tuesday 11 May 2021, 21:30 - 23:00

    Battle of the SIBs – the SIB NL Pubquiz

    Instead of a Gala, this year we are doing something even more amazing!  Come join the SIB-NL Pubquiz together with the members of all four SIB cities. There is no ... Read moreBattle of the SIBs – the SIB NL Pubquiz

  • Monday 10 May 2021, 20:00 - 21:30

    Youth Leadership and Development in Humanitarian Organisations

    Youth and young people are one of the most important elements in a community. As agents of behavioural change, mobilisers of communities and leaders, young people are often the point ... Read moreYouth Leadership and Development in Humanitarian Organisations

  • Monday 3 May 2021, 20:00 - 22:00

    Yearbook Auction

    It’s the event of the season! The spectacle! The one… The only… *drumroll*… Yearbook Auction! We’ll gather on zoom to raise money for our beloved yearbook. This year’s committee is ... Read moreYearbook Auction

  • Thursday 29 April 2021, 20:00 - 21:30

    Hybrid Democracy in Pakistan

    Pakistan has been independent since 1947, and for more than half of that period it has been ruled by the military. Currently, there is a societal divide in Pakistan between ... Read moreHybrid Democracy in Pakistan

  • Monday 26 April 2021, 20:00 - 22:00

    Royal Kingsday Pub Quiz!

    To celebrate the birthday of King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands, join us for an online pub quiz. The theme of this evening will be royalty, so polish your crowns and ... Read moreRoyal Kingsday Pub Quiz!

  • Monday 19 April 2021, 20:00 - 21:30

    Gender sidestreaming? Gender mainstreaming in militaries and peacekeeping

    Twenty years after the passing of Resolution 1325, the participation of women as military personnel in peacekeeping operations remains limited. Women currently comprise just under five per cent of military ... Read moreGender sidestreaming? Gender mainstreaming in militaries and peacekeeping

  • Monday 5 April 2021, 20:00 - 21:30

    Accie presents: Talk with the Special Envoy of the High Commissioner of the UNHCR for the central Mediterranean situation

    The European Commission has declared in 2019 that the migration crisis in the Mediterranean Sea has passed, but displaced people still continue to arrive. The UNHCR has been always present ... Read moreAccie presents: Talk with the Special Envoy of the High Commissioner of the UNHCR for the central Mediterranean situation

  • Monday 29 March 2021, 20:00 - 21:30

    The Western Sahara Conflict

    For this lecture we will count with the presence of Dr. Oubi Buchraya Bachir, Representative of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Saguia el-Hamra and Río de Oro to ... Read moreThe Western Sahara Conflict

  • Friday 26 March 2021, 16:00 - 17:00

    Funky Friday: Chari-tree!

    We’re asking you to draw a tree to raise awareness for SIB’s charity! The tree can be as artistic, as complicated, or as modern and minimalistic as you like. We’re ... Read moreFunky Friday: Chari-tree!

  • Monday 22 March 2021, 20:00 - 21:30

    International forest policies for conservation: treaties, instruments and effectiveness

    “We are all aware of the importance of forests as an ecosystem and in their role in mitigating climate change, however many of us know a lot less about international ... Read moreInternational forest policies for conservation: treaties, instruments and effectiveness

  • Monday 15 March 2021, 20:00 - 21:30

    [CANCELLED] Algorithms and Online Extremism

    – This event has been cancelled –

  • Friday 12 March 2021, 16:00 - 17:00

    [CANCELLED] Funky Friday: Pelster Penpals Writing Session

    – This event has been cancelled –

  • Friday 5 March 2021, 16:00 - 17:00

    Funky Friday: Board Interest Edition

    Were you not able to go to the Board interest day? Are you curious about doing a Board year? Or not? Well, come by this Funky Friday to chat with ... Read moreFunky Friday: Board Interest Edition

  • Monday 1 March 2021, 20:00 - 21:30

    Documentary: Who would choose to be LGBT and Nigerian? By Ifeoma Fafunwa

    Come join us on Monday evening for the documentary “Who would choose to be LGBT and Nigerian?” by Ifeoma Fafunwa. Ifeoma Fafunwa is a Nigerian playwright and the founder and ... Read moreDocumentary: Who would choose to be LGBT and Nigerian? By Ifeoma Fafunwa

  • Monday 1 March 2021, 13:00 - 15:00

    Board Interest Day

    Are you interested in becoming the next Board of SIB-Groningen? Or are you not quite sure yet? Come by our Board Interest day! Talk to the current Board and old ... Read moreBoard Interest Day

  • Friday 26 February 2021, 16:00 - 17:00

    Funky Friday: Broken Picturephone 2nd edition

    If you have not yet played Broken Picturephone? Then it’s about time that you do! And if you have, then you know how much fun it is and I expect ... Read moreFunky Friday: Broken Picturephone 2nd edition

  • Thursday 25 February 2021, 19:47 - 23:30

    General Members Assembly

    The GMA is the general meeting of all members of the SIB and takes place a few times per year. Attending a GMA will give you a deeper insight in what is going on ... Read moreGeneral Members Assembly

  • Monday 22 February 2021, 20:00 - 21:30

    Iran between East and West

    Iran is the home of some of our history’s oldest empires, and straddling the silk road, the region has a long history of great wealth through trade, agriculture, and various ... Read moreIran between East and West

  • Friday 19 February 2021, 16:00 - 17:00

    Funky Friday: Linda’s Birthday Extravaganza

    On this very, very special day, we celebrate the birthday of our one and only Commissioner of Internal Communication Linda! For the last few months Linda has entertained us every ... Read moreFunky Friday: Linda’s Birthday Extravaganza

  • Thursday 18 February 2021, 20:00 - 21:30

    Online Election Debate: The Netherlands in a Global World

    The Dutch elections for the House of Representatives will be held on 17 March 2021. In this debate we will have a look at The Netherlands in a global context. ... Read moreOnline Election Debate: The Netherlands in a Global World

  • Friday 12 February 2021, 16:00 - 17:00

    Funky Friday: Trial by Trolley

    The trolley dilemma: you’re a conductor of a train and there’s a split in the tracks coming up, on one path there are 15 people you don’t know, on the ... Read moreFunky Friday: Trial by Trolley

  • Thursday 11 February 2021, 20:00 - 21:30

    Soccie Presents: Love is Dead

    Howdy to all y’all! In a time of lockdown and curfew where you might feel the blues, the Soccie is here to help! We will devote lots of love and ... Read moreSoccie Presents: Love is Dead

  • Monday 8 February 2021, 20:00 - 21:30

    European Militarisation

    This Monday we’ll be discussing the European arms industry, the security lobby in the European Parliament, and the links the defense sector has to EU external affairs. For this discussion, ... Read moreEuropean Militarisation

  • Friday 5 February 2021, 16:00 - 17:00

    Funky Friday: Fishbowl

    This week at Funky Friday, we’ll be playing fishbowl, a game that mixes taboo, charades and password. If you don’t know it, come along and all will become clear! Of ... Read moreFunky Friday: Fishbowl

  • Monday 1 February 2021, 20:00 - 21:30

    Documentary Night – ‘Ethiopia and Eritrea: Rebirth at the Border’

    Join us this evening for a documentary night. This BBC documentary follows the lives of a young family living in the town of Zalambessa, on the border between Ethiopia and ... Read moreDocumentary Night – ‘Ethiopia and Eritrea: Rebirth at the Border’

  • Monday 25 January 2021, 20:00 - 21:30

    The State of the News

    In recent years online news media have overtaken television channels as the most frequently used source of news, and simultaneously printed newspapers have suffered incrementally as social media rose to ... Read moreThe State of the News

  • Friday 22 January 2021, 16:00 - 17:00

    Funky Friday: Broken Picturephone

    In this week’s Funky Friday, we will be playing Broken Picturephone, an online game that mixes Skribbl.io with Chinese whispers, with hilarious consequences! It’s a short and sweet game, perfect ... Read moreFunky Friday: Broken Picturephone

  • Monday 18 January 2021, 20:00 - 21:30

    Historical Climate Change & the Big Picture of Human Climate Adaptation

    The history of life on Earth is closely linked to the history of its climate. Over the almost 4 billion years of life on this planet, populations have risen and ... Read moreHistorical Climate Change & the Big Picture of Human Climate Adaptation

  • Friday 15 January 2021, 16:00 - 17:00

    Funky Friday: Kitten edition

    This Funky Friday will be dedicated to kitten appreciation! Who wouldn’t want to spend some time with this cat-loving Board looking at cute kittens??? There will be photos and videos ... Read moreFunky Friday: Kitten edition

  • Wednesday 13 January 2021, 15:00 - 17:00

    Members Meeting

    Join us for the second Members Meeting of the year (and the first in 2021)! We’ll again be having an informal discussion on anything and everything SIB related. Come give ... Read moreMembers Meeting

  • Monday 11 January 2021, 20:00 - 22:00

    Discussion: The Storming of the US Capitol & The Aftermath of 4 years of Trump

    Due to personal complications the previous speaker arranged by dispuut mancala had to cancel. The lecture/topic will be pushed to march, so look forward to a dispuut lecture about Disabilities ... Read moreDiscussion: The Storming of the US Capitol & The Aftermath of 4 years of Trump

  • Friday 8 January 2021, 16:00 - 17:00

    Funky Friday: Bring it in 2021 / Leave it in 2020

    On the first Funky Friday of the year, we’re looking to compile SIB’s very own Bring it in 2021 / Leave it in 2020 list! The idea is simple, come ... Read moreFunky Friday: Bring it in 2021 / Leave it in 2020

  • Monday 4 January 2021, 20:00 - 23:00

    Big Fat SIB Quiz of the Year 2020

    HAPPY NEW YEAR! Let’s hope 2021 is a bit better than 2020…  As a farewell to the crazy year that was 2020, and a hopeful welcome to the year 2021, ... Read moreBig Fat SIB Quiz of the Year 2020

  • Friday 18 December 2020, 13:00 - 15:00

    Funky Friday: Christmas Party

    As the very last event before we take a break for the Christmas Holidays, we’d like to have a wild Christmas themed Funky Friday party! After Soccie’s Christmas edition the ... Read moreFunky Friday: Christmas Party

  • Thursday 17 December 2020, 20:00 - 22:30

    Home alone (with) 3 – Soccie Christmas edition

    This year the Soccie brings to you: Home alone (with) 3 – a festive fun night with friends! I know, I know, we’ve had many online game nights but this ... Read moreHome alone (with) 3 – Soccie Christmas edition

  • Monday 14 December 2020, 21:00 - 23:00

    Charity Pub Quiz

    On the 23rd of November, the GMA chose ‘Trees for All’ as the SIB’s Charity this year, we’ll start the fundraising with an evening of Pub Quiz-ing fun. And with ... Read moreCharity Pub Quiz

  • Friday 11 December 2020, 13:00 - 15:00

    Funky Friday: Among Us

    On our second ever Funky Friday, we turn to the pandemic craze that is Among Us! Can you believe that there are Board members who have never played this? Shocking! ... Read moreFunky Friday: Among Us

  • Monday 7 December 2020, 20:00 - 23:00

    SIBterklaas 2020: Wie is de Mol?

    Feestcie presents: SIBterklaas For this year’s celebration we will truly spice things up by playing a good ol’ game of Wie Is de Mol! For those of you unfamiliar with ... Read moreSIBterklaas 2020: Wie is de Mol?

  • Friday 4 December 2020, 13:00 - 15:00

    Funky Friday: Josje’s Birthday Extravaganza

    On this special day, we launch our new weekly activity! From 13:00 to 15:00 each Friday, we will have what we have dubbed Funky Friday, featuring funky activities from the ... Read moreFunky Friday: Josje’s Birthday Extravaganza

  • Tuesday 1 December 2020, 20:00 - Wednesday 2 December 2020, 13:15

    GSG Conferece: Covid-19 and the Global South

    In the evening of December 1st we will go into conversation with Bert Koenders on Covid-19 as a Challenge to Development Policies. As a former Minister of Development Cooperation and Foreign Affairs, he can ... Read moreGSG Conferece: Covid-19 and the Global South

  • Monday 30 November 2020, 20:00 - 21:30

    Deconstructing the European Parliament: In discussion with Laurens Dassen

    At 20:00 on Monday 30 November we will be joined by President and lijsttrekker of Volt-Nederland, Laurens Dassen, and Scottish Civil Servant, John Edward, to discuss and critique the role ... Read moreDeconstructing the European Parliament: In discussion with Laurens Dassen

  • Thursday 26 November 2020, 22:00 - 23:30

    Dies Natalis: Mafia – an Online Social

    After a day discussing the ins and outs of organised crime, we’ll be staying very much on topic with an evening playing Mafia. A murder mystery game where you can ... Read moreDies Natalis: Mafia – an Online Social

  • Thursday 26 November 2020, 15:00 - 20:00

    73rd Dies Natalis Conference: Unfolding the Truth of Organised Crime

    Traditionally, the Dutch United Nations Student Association (SIB-Groningen) organises a conference that is related to the topic of human rights in celebration of its birthday. This year’s committee has worked ... Read more73rd Dies Natalis Conference: Unfolding the Truth of Organised Crime

  • Monday 23 November 2020, 19:47 - 23:55

    General Members Assembly

    — Members only — During the GMA, the Board will present what it has been up to during the last two months. It is an opportunity for members to give ... Read moreGeneral Members Assembly

  • Monday 23 November 2020, 19:00 - 19:47

    Crash Course GMA

    —-MEMBERS ONLY— No clue what a General Members Assembly (GMA) is and how it works? Or have you been to a couple of them, but are still not quite sure ... Read moreCrash Course GMA

  • Saturday 21 November 2020, 09:30 - 12:00

    Homelessness, Citizenship and Displacement in the COVID Era

    This event is organised in support of the IAPSS 24-Hour Charity Telethon and will consist of High-Level Discussion with UNHCR Chief of Protection Policy and Legal Advice Section (Dr. Madeline ... Read moreHomelessness, Citizenship and Displacement in the COVID Era

  • Monday 16 November 2020, 20:00 - 21:30

    Hungary as a Hub for European Populist Activism

    Join through Zoom Watch on Youtube In the past few decades, we have spent a lot of time trying to explain the rise of populist movements in Europe and North ... Read moreHungary as a Hub for European Populist Activism

  • Monday 9 November 2020, 22:00 - 23:30

    Online Escape Room

    As a (perhaps slightly late) Halloween celebration, we will be organising a spine-chilling social activity… Online escape rooms! Do you have the nerve and smarts to complete the puzzles and ... Read moreOnline Escape Room

  • Monday 9 November 2020, 20:00 - 21:30

    Symposium: Rise of IS in Africa

    From Mali to Mozambique, violent fundamentalists with links to the Islamic State and similar organisations cause chaos and terror to average civilians in the areas outside state control. Extremism and ... Read moreSymposium: Rise of IS in Africa

  • Friday 6 November 2020, 17:00 - 18:30

    Public Lecture- How to End International Tax Havens – with Parliament Member Henk Nijboer

    GSG in Conversation with Henk Nijboer – Member of the House of Representatives of the Netherlands. Our guest will be interviewd by GSG’s Max van den Berg (former Member of ... Read morePublic Lecture- How to End International Tax Havens – with Parliament Member Henk Nijboer

  • Monday 2 November 2020, 20:00 - 21:30

    Lecture: Indigenous Spirituality, Religious Freedom and the Secular State

    This lecture will explore the Supreme Court of Canada’s 2017 ruling concerning a proposal to build a ski resort on land considered sacred by the Ktunaxa Nation, an indigenous group ... Read moreLecture: Indigenous Spirituality, Religious Freedom and the Secular State

  • Thursday 29 October 2020, 19:00 - 21:00

    Debate: Art & Design in the World of the United Nations [Dutch]

    This year the United Nations celebrates its 75th anniversary. Urgent social issues such as peace and security, human rights and economic and social development are high on the agenda. But ... Read moreDebate: Art & Design in the World of the United Nations

  • Monday 26 October 2020, 20:00 - 21:30

    Lecture by the Irish Ambassador

    The world is changing rapidly, no only are we facing the impact of climate change in the grand scheme of things, but political revolutions also loom, as the final Brexit ... Read moreLecture by the Irish Ambassador

  • Thursday 22 October 2020, 20:00 - 21:30

    Panel Discussion on the Future of the UN

    The United Nations is marking its 75th anniversary at a time of great disruption for the world, compounded by an unprecedented global health crisis with severe economic and social impacts. ... Read morePanel Discussion on the Future of the UN

  • Tuesday 20 October 2020, 15:00 - 18:00

    Members Meeting

    On the 20th of October at 15:00, we will have our first Members Meeting of the year! Here we’ll have an informal discussion on anything and everything SIB related. Come ... Read moreMembers Meeting

  • Monday 19 October 2020, 20:00 - 21:30

    Symposium: Climate Adaptation

    Climate Change is a given, and global resulting disasters is a given. From recent news headlines such as “Two dead as forest fires burn in Syria, Lebanon” and “Are wildfires ... Read moreSymposium: Climate Adaptation

  • Thursday 15 October 2020, 19:00 - 21:00

    Joint SIB/TEIMUN Lecture – In Discussion on Diplomacy with Caecilia van Peski – UN75

    The UN is marking its 75th anniversary at a time of great disruption for the world, compounded by an unprecedented global health crisis with severe economic and social impacts. Will ... Read moreJoint SIB/TEIMUN Lecture – In Discussion on Diplomacy with Caecilia van Peski – UN75

  • Monday 12 October 2020, 20:00 - 21:30

    Lecture: Open Science

    Today we live in the information age, we have the world’s greatest trove of knowledge at our fingertips, and if we want to know something we can just look it ... Read moreLecture: Open Science

  • Thursday 8 October 2020, 19:00 - 23:00

    Second Inauguration Dinner

    To all our first year members, we invite you to join us for an evening of fine dining! Not only will you feast on a lavish meal, we will hold ... Read moreSecond Inauguration Dinner

  • Monday 5 October 2020, 19:00 - 23:00

    First Inauguration Dinner

    To all our first year members, we invite you to join us for an evening of fine dining! Not only will you feast on a lavish meal, we will hold ... Read moreFirst Inauguration Dinner

  • Wednesday 30 September 2020, 18:00 - 23:30

    Running Dinner

    Due to the rapid rise of COVID-19 cases in Groningen, we decided to move our Running Dinner online, unfortunately this means there will be no Dinner. Instead, our Disputen have ... Read moreRunning Dinner

  • Monday 28 September 2020, 20:00 - 21:30

    Lecture: The Importance of Dialogue & Diplomacy

    As the Diplomats Dinner has sadly been cancelled due to the sharp spike in COVID cases in Groningen, we have organised this alternative online lecture. This virtual lecture will be ... Read moreLecture: The Importance of Dialogue & Diplomacy

  • Thursday 24 September 2020, 19:47 - 23:30

    Policy GMA

    — Members Only — During this GMA Board 74 will present their Policy Plan. This is the perfect opportunity to see what the board has been up to and to ... Read morePolicy GMA

  • Monday 21 September 2020, 20:00 - 21:30

    Symposium: The Aftermath of the Belarusian Election

    Belarus, informally known as the North Korea of Europe, and somewhat less informally known as Europe’s last dictatorship. Over the past few months we have seen the spark of change ... Read moreSymposium: The Aftermath of the Belarusian Election

  • Saturday 19 September 2020, 11:00 - 13:00

    Stadsstrand Cleanup

    The Taskforce Sustainability is organising its first event! On Saturday the 19th of September we will participate in the World Cleanup Day. The World Cleanup Day is an annual global action ... Read moreStadsstrand Cleanup

  • Monday 14 September 2020, 22:00 - 23:30

    Committee Market

    Do you want to get more involved in the SIB? Do you want to help the association? While in the mean time, boosting your CV, learning new skills and making ... Read moreCommittee Market

  • Monday 14 September 2020, 20:00 - 21:30

    Digital Governance: A lecture by the Estonian Ambassador

    On Monday, the 14th of September, we will be joined by the Estonian Ambassador to the Netherlands, Her Excellency Ms. Kaili Terras.   In 1991 a small country, in Northeastern ... Read moreDigital Governance: A lecture by the Estonian Ambassador

  • Wednesday 9 September 2020, 19:45 - 23:55

    Disputen Hunt

    What are disputen? Who are they? What do they do? This is your chance to find out! This evening we’ll be taking a stroll through the park, hunting down disputen ... Read moreDisputen Hunt

  • Monday 7 September 2020, 20:00 - 21:30

    The Right to Die? A Lecture on Euthanasia

    Since 2002, euthanasia, the the assistance to end one’s life in conditions of unbearable suffering has been depenalised in the Netherlands, albeit with very strict requirements. Other countries prohibit doctors ... Read moreThe Right to Die? A Lecture on Euthanasia

  • Monday 7 September 2020

    Freshman Dinner

    Are you a first year SIB member? Do you like food? If the answer to both those questions is yes, then this is the event for you! We’ll be having ... Read moreFreshman Dinner

  • Monday 31 August 2020, 20:00 - 21:30

    The Libyan Crisis

    The Second Libyan Civil War has heated up intensely over the past year, and now Tripoli and Tobruk are set to go head to head over Sirte, Gaddafi’s home city ... Read moreThe Libyan Crisis

  • Thursday 27 August 2020

    Handover General Members Assembly

    —-Update—   Unfortunately, the event can no longer be held at the previously indicated location, and will instead be turned into an online event in its entirety. The event can ... Read moreHandover General Members Assembly

  • Monday 24 August 2020, 15:00 - 22:00

    Introduction Day 2

    — Members only — As a warm welcome to all the new members in Groningen, SIB-Groningen is organising two Introduction Days.  During the second one on this Monday, you can ... Read moreIntroduction Day 2

  • Wednesday 19 August 2020, 16:00 - 22:00

    Introduction Day 1

    — Members only — As a warm welcome to all our new members in Groningen, SIB will organise two Introduction Days. During the first one on this Wednesday, we will ... Read moreIntroduction Day 1

  • Friday 14 August 2020, 21:30 - 23:30

    Online Escape Room

    On Friday, we will play online escape rooms! Together with your newly made friends from KEI Week and SIB, you can embark on a virtual journey to solve a mystery. ... Read moreOnline Escape Room

  • Friday 14 August 2020, 20:00 - 21:30

    Lecture: The IPAC – Countering China

    China. Over the past few months this country has occupied the minds and conversations of most who read this, and if by any means you have somehow avoided reading the ... Read moreLecture: The IPAC – Countering China

  • Thursday 13 August 2020, 19:30 - 23:30

    Hangout at Noorderplantsoen

    Following the open air lecture on Sexual and Reproductive Rights in Uganda, we will end the day with a cozy chill-out and BBQ next to the gazebo in Noorderplantsoen.  Come ... Read moreHangout at Noorderplantsoen

  • Thursday 13 August 2020, 18:00 - 19:30

    Open Air Lecture: Sexual and Reproductive Rights in Uganda

    If you are attending tonight’s lecture at Noorderplantsoen you can submit all questions during the lecture at: OnlineQuestions.org Event code: 20201 With nearly 18.5% of the population being infected with ... Read moreOpen Air Lecture: Sexual and Reproductive Rights in Uganda

  • Wednesday 12 August 2020, 21:30 - 23:30

    Disputen Games

    As many other student associations, SIB has a variety of organised friend groups – disputen. On this Wednesday, you will be able to get to know them during our disputen ... Read moreDisputen Games

  • Wednesday 12 August 2020, 20:00 - 21:30

    KEI Meets…Teun van de Keuken

    On three evenings during the KEI Week, you have the chance to listen to and ask your own questions during a live interview published on the KEI platform. On this ... Read moreKEI Meets…Teun van de Keuken

  • Tuesday 11 August 2020, 21:30 - 23:30

    Social Activity: Interactive Bingo

    On this Tuesday, you can join us for an updated version of one of the most classic number games: Bingo! While alternating between regular rounds of Bingo and an interactive ... Read moreSocial Activity: Interactive Bingo

  • Tuesday 11 August 2020, 20:00 - 21:30

    Black Lives Matter

    On this Tuesday, our Activities Committee has organised an event concerning the recent Black Lives Matter protests in the USA and beyond.  #Black Lives Matter. What started as a Facebook ... Read moreBlack Lives Matter

  • Monday 10 August 2020, 21:30 - 23:30

    Pub Quiz

    Join us on Monday for a pub quiz! During several rounds organised by our KEI Committee, you can test your knowledge on anything and everything, from current politics to specific ... Read morePub Quiz

  • Monday 10 August 2020, 20:00 - 21:30

    Lecture: The EU-Turkey Deal

    On March 18, 2016, the European Union and the Turkish Government agreed on a mechanism aimed to cope with the large number of irregular migrants coming into the EU. In ... Read moreLecture: The EU-Turkey Deal

  • Monday 10 August 2020, 13:00 - Friday 14 August 2020, 23:30

    KEI Week

    This year’s KEI Week might be different than usual, but nevertheless SIB will be present with a lot of activities throughout the week to bring the world to you! As the Dutch ... Read moreKEI Week

  • Thursday 6 August 2020, 19:47 - 23:00

    Emergency GMA: Location

    — Members only — The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic has forced SIB to think about a possible move to a new location other than Club Kiwi/ Café De Troubadour for the ... Read moreEmergency GMA: Location

  • Thursday 25 June 2020, 20:00 - 23:00

    Active Members Day

    — Members only —- On this Thursday, it is time for the Board to say thank you to all the people who were active at the association during the past ... Read moreActive Members Day

  • Tuesday 23 June 2020, 12:00 - 14:00

    Virtual Hangover Tuesday

    — Members Only — With the office currently being closed, we welcome you for a digital (not so) Hangover Tuesday on zoom (in case it asks for a password, it’s 402165)! Join ... Read moreVirtual Hangover Tuesday

  • Monday 22 June 2020, 20:30 - 00:00

    End of Year Party

    — Members only — This Monday marks the last Monday of the SIB year 2019-2020. To celebrate the year that lies behind us, the Board will organise an online edition ... Read moreEnd of Year Party

  • Thursday 18 June 2020, 20:00 - 22:00

    Bingo Night

    — Members only — Join us for an online bingo night organised by the Festivities Committee! You can sign up here with the chance to win some prizes and support ... Read moreBingo Night

  • Tuesday 16 June 2020, 12:00 - 14:00

    Virtual Hangover Tuesday

    — Members Only — With the office currently being closed, we welcome you for a digital (not so) Hangover Tuesday on zoom (in case it asks for a password, it’s ... Read moreVirtual Hangover Tuesday

  • Monday 15 June 2020, 20:00 - 22:00

    US Elections and International Cooperation: A Conversation with Samantha Power and Andre Haspels

    On November 3, 2020, citizens of the United States of America will vote to elect their president. With Joe Biden, former Vice President under Barack Obama, emerging as the presidential ... Read moreUS Elections and International Cooperation: A Conversation with Samantha Power and Andre Haspels

  • Thursday 11 June 2020, 20:00 - 22:00

    Climate Change in the Pacific

    As a follow-up to the documentary night on April 20, Dispuut Eo Sensu is organising a lecture on Climate Change in the Pacific on this Thursday.  The Pacific Islands are ... Read moreClimate Change in the Pacific

  • Tuesday 9 June 2020, 12:00 - 14:00

    Virtual Hangover Tuesday

    — Members Only — With the office currently being closed, we welcome you for a digital (not so) Hangover Tuesday, this time on zoom!  Join us for a chat with ... Read moreVirtual Hangover Tuesday

  • Monday 8 June 2020, 19:47 - 23:30

    General Members Assembly

    — Members only — On this Monday, we will continue the GMA from May 28, 2020. We will be discussing the remaining agenda points and elect the Candidate Board 2020-2021. ... Read moreGeneral Members Assembly

  • Friday 5 June 2020, 20:30 - 22:30

    VVV-SIB Pub Quiz

    — Members only — Did this quarantaine business also result in you reminiscing about your former glory days where you could still roam the streets at night and have a ... Read moreVVV-SIB Pub Quiz

  • Thursday 4 June 2020, 20:00 - 22:00

    The Future of Meat

    Despite vegetarianism and veganism getting more attention and becoming more popular in many countries, global meat production keeps increasing. Reasons cited for this include the rise of global living standards, ... Read moreThe Future of Meat

  • Tuesday 2 June 2020, 12:00 - 14:00

    Virtual Hangover Tuesday

    — Members Only — With the office currently being closed, we welcome you for a digital (not so) Hangover Tuesday on Discord. Join us for a chat with the Board ... Read moreVirtual Hangover Tuesday

  • Thursday 28 May 2020, 19:47 - 00:00

    General Members’ Assembly

    — Members only — During the General Members Assembly, you can give input and feedback to the Board, as well as voice your opinion on the state of the association. ... Read moreGeneral Members’ Assembly

  • Tuesday 26 May 2020, 16:00 - 18:00

    Members’ Meeting

    — Members only — The past two months have been interesting and new, to say the least. However, there are also more interesting times lying ahead: We are approaching our ... Read moreMembers’ Meeting

  • Monday 25 May 2020, 20:00 - 22:00

    Sjoerd-Jeroen Moenandar: Language and Identity

    Language shapes the way we think. In several languages we have words that are not translatable into other languages, we pay attention to different details and shape our societies in ... Read moreSjoerd-Jeroen Moenandar: Language and Identity

  • Tuesday 19 May 2020, 12:00 - 14:00

    Virtual Hangover Tuesday

    — Members Only — With the office currently being closed, we welcome you for a digital (not so) Hangover Tuesday on Discord. Join us for a chat with the Board ... Read moreVirtual Hangover Tuesday

  • Monday 18 May 2020, 20:00 - 22:00

    Preferred Candidate Board Announcement Party

    — Members only— It is that time of the year again – time to announce the Preferred Candidate Board 2020-2021! Join us on zoom from 22:00 onwards for some digital ... Read morePreferred Candidate Board Announcement Party

  • Monday 18 May 2020, 20:00 - 22:00

    Lecture: Dirty Money – Money Laundering and Investment

    On this Monday, we will be have another lecture organised by the Activities Committee!  Money laundering is commonly used to disguise the illegal origin of money generated through a criminal ... Read moreLecture: Dirty Money – Money Laundering and Investment

  • Thursday 14 May 2020, 20:00 - 22:00

    Pub quiz for Charity

    — Members only — It is time for our second pub quiz to test your knowledge about anything and everything! See how you have improved your knowledge since the last ... Read morePub quiz for Charity

  • Monday 11 May 2020, 20:00 - 22:00

    Stefan Buijsman: Calculating Humanity

    Why did we start doing math? And actually, how does mathematics – abstract as it is – even work? How does it influence our everyday life? During this Monday’s lecture, ... Read moreStefan Buijsman: Calculating Humanity

  • Thursday 7 May 2020, 20:00 - 22:00

    The European Response to Covid-19

    For more than two months, the corona virus has held Europe and the rest of the world tightly in its grip. The Covid-19 outbreak has become a societal, health-care as ... Read moreThe European Response to Covid-19

  • Thursday 30 April 2020, 20:00 - 22:00

    Symposium: NGOs in the Mediterranean

    We will have our first online symposium, organised by the Activities Committee. On this Thursday, we will be joined by two representatives from Sea Watch, who will share their experience ... Read moreSymposium: NGOs in the Mediterranean

  • Wednesday 29 April 2020, 20:00 - 22:00

    Digital Q&A with the Dutch Representative to the United Nations

    — Members only — On Wednesday, April 29th, all Dutch United Nations Student Association members will have the opportunity to talk with Karel van Oosterom, the Permanent Representative of The ... Read moreDigital Q&A with the Dutch Representative to the United Nations

  • Monday 27 April 2020, 21:00 - 23:30

    Online King’s Day Party

    —- Members only — Kingsday is almost upon us and that can only mean one thing: A traditional Kingsday Houseparty! Next Monday, the Festivities Committee will organise a party you’ll ... Read moreOnline King’s Day Party

  • Thursday 23 April 2020, 20:00 - 22:00

    Game Night: Saboteur

    — Members only — Also this week, SIB has a game in store for you. We will play Saboteur online! You can sign up here!  We will play the game ... Read moreGame Night: Saboteur

  • Monday 20 April 2020, 20:00 - 22:00

    Documentary Night: Pacific Island Culture

    An abundance of nature and wildlife, overlooked by many, and yet heavily affected by climate change: those are the Pacific Islands. On this Monday, dispuut Eo Sensu had organised a lecture ... Read moreDocumentary Night: Pacific Island Culture

  • Thursday 16 April 2020, 20:00 - 22:00

    Online Pub quiz

    — Members only — On these weird days it seems important to keep up with your general knowledge, because what else is there to do? And what better way would ... Read moreOnline Pub quiz

  • Thursday 9 April 2020, 20:00 - 22:00

    Game Night: Poker

    — Members only — We know that these times are hard, having to dial down on so many of our regular activities and events. Therefore, SIB will try to set ... Read moreGame Night: Poker

  • Monday 6 April 2020, 20:00 - 22:00

    Documentary Night: We come as friends

    On this Monday, the Activities Committee had organised a lecture by Dr Michael Amoah, Senior Visiting Fellow at the Firoz Lalji Centre for Africa at the London School of Economics. ... Read moreDocumentary Night: We come as friends

  • Thursday 2 April 2020, 20:00 - 22:00

    Soccie Presents: Durak Tournament

    — Members only —  Social distancing is hard, right? You miss SIB, you miss your friends, you miss the occasional chat? So do we. Therefore, we have taken matters in ... Read moreSoccie Presents: Durak Tournament

  • Monday 30 March 2020, 20:00 - 23:00

    Watch Party: Our Man in Teheran

    We’ve been missing SIB nights just as much as you have, so we’re going digital! For Monday, the Activities Committee had organised a lecture by Dr Mohammadbaghar Forough on Iran ... Read moreWatch Party: Our Man in Teheran

  • Monday 23 March 2020, 20:00 - 22:00

    [Cancelled] Euthanasia: The Right to Die?

    Euthanasia is commonly defined as the active termination of life at a patient’s voluntary and well-informed request. Since 2002, euthanasia and assisted suicide have been depenalised in the Netherlands, albeit ... Read more Euthanasia: The Right to Die?

  • Friday 20 March 2020, 16:00 - 18:00

    [Cancelled] Vrijmibo – Board Interest Edition

    — Members only — Are you feeling tired after a long week of working and studying? Do you still have any burning questions, or do you just feel like hanging ... Read more Vrijmibo – Board Interest Edition

  • Tuesday 17 March 2020, 12:00 - 14:00

    [Cancelled] Hangover Tuesday Brunch

    — Members only — Every Tuesday between 12:00h and 14:00h, you are welcome at the office to have coffee, tea, bread, fruit and more and to share your stories of ... Read more Hangover Tuesday Brunch

  • Monday 16 March 2020, 20:00 - 22:00

    [Cancelled] Stefan Buijsman: Calculating Humanity

    Why did we start doing math? And actually, how does mathematics – abstract as it is – even work? How does it influence our everyday life? During this Monday’s lecture, ... Read more Stefan Buijsman: Calculating Humanity

  • Thursday 12 March 2020, 20:30 - 22:30

    Dispuut GIST presents: A Dutch Beer Cantus

    — Members only — On this Thursday, you will have the chance to dive deep into Dutch (student) culture: Dispuut GIST will organise a traditional Dutch Beer Cantus. As the name says, ... Read moreDispuut GIST presents: A Dutch Beer Cantus

  • Tuesday 10 March 2020, 12:00 - 14:00

    Hangover Tuesday Brunch

    — Members only — Every Tuesday between 12:00h and 14:00h, you are welcome at the office to have coffee, tea, bread, fruit and more and to share your stories of ... Read moreHangover Tuesday Brunch

  • Monday 9 March 2020, 22:00 - 23:00

    Raffle Fundraiser International Women’s Day 2020

    Being able to handle your period with the feminine hygiene product of your choice: it seems like a very normal thing. Especially in a country as developed as the Netherlands. ... Read moreRaffle Fundraiser International Women’s Day 2020

  • Monday 9 March 2020, 20:00 - 22:00

    Symposium: Feminism in the 21st Century

    On this Monday, the Activities Committee is organising a symposium on Feminism in the 21st century. The history of feminism is commonly divided into three waves, concerned respectively with women’s ... Read moreSymposium: Feminism in the 21st Century

  • Thursday 5 March 2020, 22:00 - 02:00

    Galant Gala

    — Members only — It is that time of the year again: Clio, VIP, Ubbo Emmius, Ibn Battuta, SOG, AEGEE, SIB, GSB, Teimun and Nexus team up to organise the ... Read moreGalant Gala

  • Thursday 5 March 2020, 17:30 - 19:30

    Bas Eickhout: The European Green Deal

    On this Thursday, we will welcome the delegation leader of the Dutch Greens (GroenLinks) in the European Parliament and vice-president of the Greens/EFA, Bas Eickhout, to Groningen. The European Green ... Read moreBas Eickhout: The European Green Deal

  • Tuesday 3 March 2020, 12:00 - 14:00

    Hangover Tuesday Brunch

    — Members only — Every Tuesday between 12:00h and 14:00h, you are welcome at the office to have coffee, tea, bread, fruit and more and to share your stories of ... Read moreHangover Tuesday Brunch

  • Monday 2 March 2020, 20:00 - 22:00

    Robert Coelen: Internationalisation in the Netherlands

    The movement of people across borders for education has been steadily increasing as a result of globalisation. According to the Dutch Organization for Internationalisation in Education (Nuffic), more than 4.5 ... Read moreRobert Coelen: Internationalisation in the Netherlands

  • Thursday 27 February 2020, 16:00 - 18:00

    SocCie Presents: Sports Afternoon

    — Members only — Are you still hanging on to your New Year’s resolution of being more physically active? Even if not, this is the perfect opportunity to enjoy an ... Read moreSocCie Presents: Sports Afternoon

  • Tuesday 25 February 2020, 16:00 - 18:00

    Board Interest Day

    — Members only — SIB Groningen is looking for a new Board! Until April 1 you can apply for a position in the Board of 2020-2021. During the Board Interest ... Read moreBoard Interest Day

  • Monday 24 February 2020, 20:00 - 22:00

    Amélie Henle: Social Media Manipulation in Politics

    Online interference in elections has been a globally relevant topic, not just since the allegation of Russian interference in the US elections of 2016. Bots and fake news are just ... Read moreAmélie Henle: Social Media Manipulation in Politics

  • Thursday 20 February 2020, 19:00 - 23:30

    General Members Assembly

    — Members only — On this Thursday, we will hold another General Members Assembly (GMA). During a GMA, you can give your opinion on developments in the association, and hold ... Read moreGeneral Members Assembly

  • Tuesday 18 February 2020, 17:30 - 23:30

    Integration Night – Worlds Collide

    HEY STUDENTS OF GRONINGEN Are you up for a night full of fun activities? Do you want to have a good time and meet new people? Do you want to ... Read moreIntegration Night – Worlds Collide

  • Tuesday 18 February 2020, 12:00 - 14:00

    Hangover Tuesday Brunch

    — Members only — Every Tuesday between 12:00h and 14:00h, you are welcome at the office to have coffee, tea, bread, fruit and more and to share your stories of ... Read moreHangover Tuesday Brunch

  • Monday 17 February 2020, 22:00 - 22:30

    SIBylle Handout Edition 1/2020

    — Members only — The new year has brought us a new Editorial Committee and another brand-new edition of our association’s beloved newspaper. Don’t miss out on their exclusive premiere ... Read moreSIBylle Handout Edition 1/2020

  • Monday 17 February 2020, 19:00 - 21:00

    Lecture by the Japanese Ambassador: China and Japan

    On this Monday, we will be joined by the new Japanese Ambassador to the Netherlands, His Excellency Mr Hidehisa Horinouchi. During the lecture, the Ambassador will focus on Chinese-Japanese relations.  ... Read moreLecture by the Japanese Ambassador: China and Japan

  • Tuesday 11 February 2020, 12:00 - 14:00

    Hangover Tuesday Brunch

    — Members only — Every Tuesday between 12:00h and 14:00h, you are welcome at the office to have coffee, tea, bread, fruit and more and to share your stories of ... Read moreHangover Tuesday Brunch

  • Monday 10 February 2020, 20:00 - 22:00

    European Environmental Governance – Approaches and Future Developments of European Water Governance

    Goal 6 of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals specifies the ensuring of the availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all. In times during which the consequences and ... Read moreEuropean Environmental Governance – Approaches and Future Developments of European Water Governance

  • Wednesday 5 February 2020 - Saturday 8 February 2020

    Career Trip to Copenhagen

    This year, Project Group Europe’s career trip will take us to the beautiful city of Copenhagen in Denmark. We will visit several institutions during the trip and get to know ... Read moreCareer Trip to Copenhagen

  • Tuesday 4 February 2020, 12:00 - 14:00

    Hangover Tuesday Brunch

    — Members only — Every Tuesday between 12:00h and 14:00h, you are welcome at the office to have coffee, tea, bread, fruit and more and to share your stories of ... Read moreHangover Tuesday Brunch

  • Monday 3 February 2020, 22:00 - 23:59

    Yearbook Auction and Equality Drink Party

    — Members only —  It is that time of the year again, time for the Yearbook Auction! Each Committee, Project Group, Dispuut and other entity of the SIB auctions a different ... Read moreYearbook Auction and Equality Drink Party

  • Monday 3 February 2020, 20:00 - 22:00

    Journalism? Art? Activism? – Reading the 1619 Project

    "In August of 1619, a ship appeared on this horizon, near Point Comfort, a coastal port in the English colony of Virginia. It carried more than 20 enslaved Africans, who ... Read moreJournalism? Art? Activism? – Reading the 1619 Project

  • Friday 31 January 2020, 17:00 - 19:00

    Drinks with Clio

    — Members only — The end of exam season is near, which is why we are going to celebrate with drinks with our friends from Clio, the Study Association of ... Read moreDrinks with Clio

  • Thursday 30 January 2020, 21:00 - 22:00

    Project Group Europe: Movie Night

    — Members only — This year’s PG Europe trip will take us to Denmark’s capital Copenhagen. To get in the mood, we will watch the documentary Christiania: 40 years of occupation.  ... Read moreProject Group Europe: Movie Night

  • Thursday 30 January 2020, 17:00 - 18:00

    Job Application Training

    In today’s competitive world, presentation skills and a good performance in interviews are important. Therefore, on this Thursday, we are organising a job application training. You will get advice on ... Read moreJob Application Training

  • Tuesday 28 January 2020, 12:00 - 14:00

    Hangover Tuesday Brunch

    — Members only — Every Tuesday between 12:00h and 14:00h, you are welcome at the office to have coffee, tea, bread, fruit and more and to share your stories of ... Read moreHangover Tuesday Brunch

  • Monday 27 January 2020, 20:00 - 22:00

    Kathleen Ferrier: Cultures of Remembrance – Saying the unspeakable

    On January 27, we commemorate 75 years of the liberation of the Auschwitz Concentration Camp. In 2005, the United Nations General Assembly declared this date to be the International Holocaust ... Read moreKathleen Ferrier: Cultures of Remembrance – Saying the unspeakable

  • Thursday 23 January 2020, 20:00 - 22:00

    Max Haveloos presents: Intellectual Speeddating – A Debate night on current events

    Have you ever wondered how your peers think about what is going on currently in Iran? Or whether they sympathise with or are rather skeptical towards the ongoing protests in ... Read moreMax Haveloos presents: Intellectual Speeddating – A Debate night on current events

  • Tuesday 21 January 2020, 12:00 - 14:00

    LinkedIn Photoshoot

    — Members only —    On the 21st of January, PG Europe will boost your career and help you make it in the world that comes after SIB. They will ... Read moreLinkedIn Photoshoot

  • Tuesday 21 January 2020, 12:00 - 14:00

    Hangover Tuesday Brunch

    — Members only — Every Tuesday between 12:00h and 14:00h, you are welcome at the office to have coffee, tea, bread, fruit and more and to share your stories of ... Read moreHangover Tuesday Brunch

  • Monday 20 January 2020, 20:00 - 22:00

    Naomi Larsson: Spotlight Chile – A look into Chile’s protests from the ground

    From October 2019 onwards, protestors have been taking to the streets in Chile‘s capital Santiago. Originally motivated by an increase in metro fares, one million people at peak times have been using the ... Read moreNaomi Larsson: Spotlight Chile – A look into Chile’s protests from the ground

  • Thursday 16 January 2020, 17:00 - 19:00

    Members Meeting

    On this Thursday, it’s time for our second Members Meeting. The Board would like to ask for your input on how it has been doing so far and your opinion ... Read moreMembers Meeting

  • Tuesday 14 January 2020, 15:00 - 17:00

    Soccie presents: Painting with Bob Ross

    — Members only — The Social Activities Committee presents to you the ultimate exam stress relief: The Bob Ross Experience! On the 14th of January, the Soccie will call us ... Read moreSoccie presents: Painting with Bob Ross

  • Tuesday 14 January 2020, 12:00 - 14:00

    Hangover Tuesday Brunch

    — Members only — Every Tuesday between 12:00h and 14:00h, you are welcome at the office to have coffee, tea, bread, fruit and more and to share your stories of ... Read moreHangover Tuesday Brunch

  • Monday 13 January 2020, 20:00 - 22:00

    Roots of Radicalism in the Middle East – The case of Sayyid Qutb

    The history of radical religious groups around the world goes back centuries, and is nevertheless a current topic. Just in October 2019, the death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, leader of ... Read moreRoots of Radicalism in the Middle East – The case of Sayyid Qutb

  • Tuesday 7 January 2020, 12:00 - 14:00

    Hangover Tuesday Brunch

    — Members only — Every Tuesday between 12:00h and 14:00h, you are welcome at the office to have coffee, tea, bread, fruit and more and to share your stories of ... Read moreHangover Tuesday Brunch

  • Monday 6 January 2020, 21:00 - 23:59

    New Year’s Drinks

    — Members only —  Welcome 2020! We will start off the New Year with a pubquiz and drinks organised by our very own Festivities Committee, giving you all the time ... Read moreNew Year’s Drinks

  • Tuesday 17 December 2019, 12:00 - 14:00

    Hangover Tuesday Brunch

    — Members only — Every Tuesday between 12:00h and 14:00h, you are welcome at the office to have coffee, tea, bread, fruit and more and to share your stories of ... Read moreHangover Tuesday Brunch

  • Monday 16 December 2019, 18:30 - 23:30

    Christmas Dinner and Party

    — Members Only — For the last SIB Monday of 2019, we will indulge in a three course meal at the restaurant Het Zwarte Schaap, accompanied by an optional wine ... Read moreChristmas Dinner and Party

  • Friday 13 December 2019, 19:00 - 22:00

    Lecture and Movie: Contested Living Space

    Squatting might sometimes seem to be an issue of the past, but it still is relevant globally, as many poor and homeless people remain on the lookout for affordable housing. ... Read moreLecture and Movie: Contested Living Space

  • Thursday 12 December 2019, 20:00 - 22:00

    Star Wars for real? The Growing Militarisation of Space

    Ever-more advanced technology has brought outer space increasingly in humanity’s reach. Interest in space has not only been scientific and economic, however, but also geopolitical. Some observers speculate that the ... Read moreStar Wars for real? The Growing Militarisation of Space

  • Tuesday 10 December 2019, 19:30 - 21:00

    Visit to the Blaauw Observatory

    — Members Only — You know what the moon looks like, but have you ever seen its craters up close? And have you seen the rings of Saturn? While cycling ... Read moreVisit to the Blaauw Observatory

  • Tuesday 10 December 2019, 12:00 - 14:00

    Hangover Tuesday Brunch

    — Members only — Every Tuesday between 12:00h and 14:00h, you are welcome at the office to have coffee, tea, bread, fruit and more and to share your stories of ... Read moreHangover Tuesday Brunch

  • Monday 9 December 2019, 22:00 - 22:30

    SIB-Trip Destination Announcement

    Curious as to where the SIB trip will take you this April? Don’t forget to come to the SIB Trip destination announcement at 22:00 to find out what the Travel ... Read moreSIB-Trip Destination Announcement

  • Monday 9 December 2019, 22:00 - 23:59

    QUE and Metropolis: 80s Space-Themed Party

    — Members Only — Disputen Metropolis and QUE team up to present you with an amazing space-themed 80s party! Get out your big hair (perm/mohawk), headbands, leggings, glitters and fluorescent clothes ... Read moreQUE and Metropolis: 80s Space-Themed Party

  • Monday 9 December 2019, 20:00 - 22:00

    Lecture: “Human Rights in Egypt”

    In December 1948, the United Nations General Assembly gathered in Paris to pass the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Throughout the past 71 years since then, many other, more specific ... Read moreLecture: “Human Rights in Egypt”

  • Thursday 5 December 2019, 17:00 - 19:00

    Supporting Entities Day

    — Members Only — On this Thursday, it is time for us to say thank you to all the lovely people active in one of our association’s entities, the committees ... Read moreSupporting Entities Day

  • Monday 2 December 2019, 20:00 - 23:30

    SIBterklaas – Drinks with Tsaar Nicolas

    — Members Only — In December, we’ll celebrate one of the most important Dutch traditions – Sinterklaas. Come and see what the Festivities Committee has prepared for you! We will ... Read moreSIBterklaas – Drinks with Tsaar Nicolas

  • Thursday 28 November 2019, 15:00 - 19:00

    Dies Natalis Conference

    On the 28th of November, SIB-Groningen presents its Dies Natalis conference under the title of ‘The social responsibility in Artificial Intelligence’. In this conference, we will look beyond the technical ... Read moreDies Natalis Conference

  • Monday 25 November 2019, 19:47 - 22:30

    General Members Assembly

    — Members only — During the GMA, the Board will present what it has been up to during the last two months. It is an opportunity for members to give ... Read moreGeneral Members Assembly

  • Monday 25 November 2019, 19:00 - 19:47

    Crash Course GMA

    —-MEMBERS ONLY— On this Monday, we will have a General Members’ Assembly (GMA). No clue what that is and how it works? Or have you been to a couple of ... Read moreCrash Course GMA

  • Friday 22 November 2019, 17:00 - 23:30

    SIB Gala

    On Friday the 22nd of November the annual SIB Gala will take place in Amsterdam. Theme: Jungle Chic (forest green, fancy golden or tropical red colours) Dress code: Black tie ... Read moreSIB Gala

  • Friday 22 November 2019, 13:00 - 15:00

    Food on Friday

    Members Only Every Friday the board hosts a lunchtime activity which features food at the office. This week it will be a surprise. All the proceeds go to charity.

  • Wednesday 20 November 2019, 16:00 - 17:30

    Conversation with Michiel Baud: What is happening in Latin America?

      Protest seems to be the current state of affairs in many Latin American countries. What are the origins of these protests, why now, how serious are they, will they ... Read moreConversation with Michiel Baud: What is happening in Latin America?

  • Tuesday 19 November 2019, 12:00 - 14:00

    Hangover Tuesday Brunch

    — Members Only — Come to the office between 12 and 14h to join us for our first Hangover Tuesday Brunch! There will be coffee, tea, bread, fruit and you’ll ... Read moreHangover Tuesday Brunch

  • Monday 18 November 2019, 22:00 - 23:00

    SIBylle Handout

    The Editorial Committee will hand out this calendar year’s last issue of the SIB’s very own newspaper, the SIBylle! Make sure to stop by and pick up your copy!

  • Monday 18 November 2019, 20:00 - 22:00

    Symposium: Art in Activism

    Demonstrations, student protests, climate strikes, and women’s marches are currently seen as some of the most prevalent forms of activism. While key actors include politicians, NGOs and societal activists, also ... Read moreSymposium: Art in Activism

  • Thursday 14 November 2019 - Sunday 17 November 2019

    Hitchhiking Competition

    This year from November 14th to 17th we are hitchhiking to Trier!

  • Monday 11 November 2019, 22:00 - 22:30

    Europe Trip Destination Announcement

    Are you interested in joining the 5-day career orientated trip in February? Or maybe you just want to know where your fellow siblings will be off to in the attempt ... Read moreEurope Trip Destination Announcement

  • Monday 11 November 2019, 22:00 - 23:30

    Boef & Mancala: Monopoly Theme Party

    – MEMBERS ONLY – Are you ready to take a chance tonight? Join our Monopoly theme party (we have free parking!) and roll the dice. Maybe you will be the ... Read moreBoef & Mancala: Monopoly Theme Party

  • Monday 11 November 2019, 20:00 - 22:00

    Making Sense of the Hong Kong Protest with Yuan Chan

    Starting in June 2019, people in Hong Kong took to the streets protesting against the introduction of a bill allowing the extradition of criminals from Hong Kong to mainland China. ... Read moreMaking Sense of the Hong Kong Protest with Yuan Chan

  • Thursday 7 November 2019, 18:00 - 20:00

    Hitchhiking Competition Booklet Handout

    Did you sign-up for the hitchhiking competition to Trier? If so you are invited to join us at the booklet handout! This is a very important meeting for all participants. ... Read moreHitchhiking Competition Booklet Handout

  • Monday 4 November 2019, 20:00 - 22:00

    Gender Representation in Politics by Devika Partiman

    2019 marked the 100-year anniversary of universal suffrage in the Netherlands. While the right to vote and to be elected is now granted equally to women and men almost everywhere ... Read moreGender Representation in Politics by Devika Partiman

  • Friday 1 November 2019, 13:00 - 15:00

    Let’s Gro – Gronings for Internationals

    The ‘Gronings’ of today! – Science and Art as the mirror of a language community Get your free ticket here! On this Friday, SIB will take part in the Festival ... Read moreLet’s Gro – Gronings for Internationals

  • Tuesday 29 October 2019, 20:00 - 23:00

    Soccie Pool Tournament

    October 29th  20.00-23.00 (or however late you want) at Cue Action  Soccie presents: A Pool Tournament!  Come join us and surprise everyone with your amazing pool skills.  Sign up here. ... Read moreSoccie Pool Tournament

  • Monday 28 October 2019, 22:00 - 02:00

    Halloween Party 2019

    -MEMBERS ONLY- Are you feeling spooky? Are you in for a party?  Then come to our Halloween party! Dress up in your most scary outfit and dance the night away!

  • Monday 28 October 2019, 20:00 - 22:00

    “A Historical Perspective on Migration” by Ronald Skeldon

    With the debate surrounding migration being seemingly one of the most important political debates in our current political agenda, a lot of different theories on the use and benefits of ... Read more“A Historical Perspective on Migration” by Ronald Skeldon

  • Friday 25 October 2019, 15:00 - 23:00

    A Very Merry Scary

    location: steenstilstraat 35A, Groningen price: €1 plus an additional €1 for every pumpkin you would like to carve Soccie Gladly Presents: A Very Merry Scary! During this event, we will ... Read moreA Very Merry Scary

  • Tuesday 22 October 2019, 17:00 - 19:00

    Members Meeting

    During this Members Meeting, The board would like to ask for your input and ideas. We would like to hear your honest opinion on some of our past events, and ... Read moreMembers Meeting

  • Monday 21 October 2019, 20:00 - 22:00

    “The Humanitarian Situation in North Korea” by Kim Hartzner and Casper van der Veen

    On June 12th, 2018, North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un met US President Donald Trump in Singapore. This was the first meeting ever of the leaders of the two countries, which ... Read more“The Humanitarian Situation in North Korea” by Kim Hartzner and Casper van der Veen

  • Friday 18 October 2019, 13:00 - 15:00

    Food on Friday

    Members Only Every Friday the board hosts a lunchtime activity which features food at the office. This week it will be instant noodles. All the proceeds go to charity.

  • Wednesday 16 October 2019, 18:00 - 20:00

    Committee Training

    — MEMBERS ONLY — If you have been selected for one of the SIB’s committees, this is the day when you will meet your fellow committee members, and receive a ... Read moreCommittee Training

  • Monday 14 October 2019, 20:00 - 22:00

    Lecture by Keboitse Machangana

    On this Monday, we will be joined by Keboitse Machangana, Director Global Programme at the International IDEA. She leads and manages a portfolio of programmes that supports democracy world-wide through ... Read moreLecture by Keboitse Machangana

  • Thursday 10 October 2019

    Trip to The Hague

    On this Thursday, we will have our annual trip to The Hague! We will leave Groningen in the morning by train. While in The Hague, we will visit the International ... Read moreTrip to The Hague

  • Monday 7 October 2019, 18:00 - 23:30

    Inauguration: Dinner, Ceremony and Party

    One of the most important SIB days of the year! The Inauguration is the time when we will celebrate and inaugurate our new members and officially welcome them to SIB! ... Read moreInauguration: Dinner, Ceremony and Party

  • Monday 30 September 2019, 20:00 - 22:00

    “Suing Shell” by Freek Bersch

    On November 4, 2016, the Paris Climate Agreement racked up enough signatory state parties, that it officially came into effect. The Agreement, having been negotiated by 195 countries and the ... Read more“Suing Shell” by Freek Bersch

  • Thursday 26 September 2019, 19:47 - 23:00

    Policy GMA

    MEMBERS ONLY During this GMA Board 73 will present their Policy Plan as well as the annual budget. A GMA is the perfect opportunity to see what the board has ... Read morePolicy GMA

  • Wednesday 25 September 2019, 18:00 - 23:00

    Running Dinner

    On Wednesday, September 25th, we will organise the Running Dinner. During this event you can have a starter, dinner, dessert and coffee/tea at four different disputen. Join this evening to ... Read moreRunning Dinner

  • Monday 23 September 2019, 20:00 - 22:00

    Lecture by Conny van Staalen

    On this Monday, we will be joined by human rights activists Conny van Staalen, who will talk about her work of creating educational opportunities in countries of the Global South.  ... Read moreLecture by Conny van Staalen

  • Friday 20 September 2019, 13:45 - 15:00

    “The Future of the Euro” by Klaas Knot

    Ever since the financial crash of 2008, the future of European Monetary policy and the Euro have been a constant point of discussion. What can be done to prevent a ... Read more“The Future of the Euro” by Klaas Knot

  • Monday 16 September 2019, 22:00 - 23:00

    Committee Market

    Join us for our Committee Market! During this market you can explore the 13 different committees the SIB has. Committees are a great way to actively participate within the SIB ... Read moreCommittee Market

  • Monday 16 September 2019, 20:00 - 22:00

    Peter Malcontent on the Israeli Elections

    With fresh elections in Israel on September 17th, we will host a lecture by Dr. Peter Malcontent of the University of Utrecht to catch us up on Israeli foreign policy, specifically the ... Read morePeter Malcontent on the Israeli Elections

  • Wednesday 11 September 2019, 20:00 - 23:30

    Disputen Hunt

    Come and meet our disputen during the Disputenhunt. During this pub crawl, you will get the chance to talk to the members of every dispuut and find out if there ... Read moreDisputen Hunt

  • Monday 9 September 2019, 20:00 - 22:00

    Interview with Pete Hoekstra, US Ambassador to the Netherlands

    On Monday, September 9th, we will welcome Pete Hoekstra, US Ambassador to the Netherlands, to our association. He will be interviewed by Tim Huiskes, in the Auditorium of the Academy ... Read moreInterview with Pete Hoekstra, US Ambassador to the Netherlands

  • Monday 2 September 2019, 20:00 - 22:00

    Lecture by Director Renate Schroeder of the European Federation of Journalists

    On Monday, September 2nd, we will welcome Renate Schroeder of the European Federation of Journalists to speak on the future of Press Freedom in Europe.  The freedom of journalists to ... Read moreLecture by Director Renate Schroeder of the European Federation of Journalists

  • Friday 30 August 2019 - Sunday 1 September 2019

    Introduction Camp: Midsomer Murders

    From the 30th of August until the 1st of September our yearly introduction camp takes place. It is one of those weekends you don’t want to miss! Whether you just ... Read moreIntroduction Camp: Midsomer Murders

  • Thursday 29 August 2019, 19:47 - 23:30

    Handover GMA

    During this GMA we will first discuss the Year Report of Board 72. After which Board 72 will officiall handover the association to Board 73.   

  • Wednesday 28 August 2019, 16:30 - 01:00

    Introduction Day 2

    The Introduction Days are the perfect opportunity to get to know all the new first years of the SIB and all SIB’s older members.  On this day we will have ... Read moreIntroduction Day 2

  • Monday 26 August 2019, 17:00 - 01:00

    Introduction Day 1

    The Introduction Days are the perfect opportunity to get to know all the new first years of the SIB and all SIB’s older members.  During Introduction Day 1 we have ... Read moreIntroduction Day 1

  • Tuesday 13 August 2019, 13:00 - 16:00

    KEI to your Future: Eric Smit & Rutger Bregman

    ONLY FOR KEI-WEEK PARTICIPANTS Lecture by Rutger Bregman – Theaterzaal In recent years, the political landscapes in all major European and American countries have changed drastically. Populism, usually on the ... Read moreKEI to your Future: Eric Smit & Rutger Bregman

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