Opening Ceremony UvA-IAS
On 19 September the University of Amsterdam will celebrate the official opening of its Institute for Advanced Study.
Registration and coffee
The UVA Institute for Advanced Study
Karen Maex, Rector Magnificus of the University of Amsterdam
In Amsterdam - ‘the European Capital of Innovation’
Eberhard van der Laan, Mayor of the City of Amsterdam and member of the Board of Trustees
Fostering Excellence in Interdisciplinary Research
Interview with Helga Nowotny, former President of the European Research Council, professor emerita of Social Studies of Science, ETH Zurich and member of the Scientific Advisory Board
Tracy Metz (interviewer), journalist and director of the John Adams Institute (Amsterdam)
Keynote Speech - The Emergence of Order in the Rice Terraces of Bali
J. Stephen Lansing, professor in the Asian School of the Environment and co-director of the Complexity Institute at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, also external professor at the Santa Fe Institute, emeritus professor of anthropology at the University of Arizona, and senior research fellow at the Stockholm Resilience Centre:
Peter M.A. Sloot, scientific director of the UvA-IAS
Diciendo Quartet (members of the UvA’s J. Pzn Sweelinck Orchestra): Janneke Stoute (first violin), Sarah Vasen (second violin), Hugo Bouma (alt violin) and Janneke Witvliet (cello)
Tin Men & The Telephone (Amsterdam): ‘…and now for something completely different!’ With Tony Roe (electronica) and Lucas Dols (contrabass)
Please register a.s.a.p. if you want to attend the opening ceremony (limited seating).
We hope to inspire you, and get some first ideas on how you can connect your activities to the UvA-IAS!
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