Upcoming events and seminars

We believe in our duty to share knowledge through weekly seminars, regularly workshops and other events. Our weekly seminars at DIFFER (filter the list below for seminars only) cover a wide range of topics and are open to everybody. Please, read more about our seminars and specific information for external visitors at Upcoming seminars.

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List all past seminars organized at DIFFER

Prof. dr. Wim van den Doel
December 3rd 2020
The end of the nineteenth century marked a golden age of Dutch science, which resulted in Nobel Prizes for Van ’t Hoff, Lorentz, Zeeman, Van der Waals and Kamerlingh Onnes. Equally famous at this time was the Dutch Orientalist Christiaan Snouck Hurgronje, the father of the modern study of islam. When the Nobel Prize winners of the early twentieth century are still kept in high esteem, Snouck Hurgronje has become a controversial figure as his research was linked with colonial warfare and the Dutch policy towards islam in the Dutch East Indies.
Dr. Heleen de Coninck
January 28th 2021
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is the UN scientific panel on climate change. It produces assessment reports based on the latest science to inform policymakers. One of its recent reports, the Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5C (SR1.5) released in 2018, discussed whether it is still possible to limit warming to 1.5C, what would be needed, and how the impacts 2C of global warming compare to those of 1.5C. It was prepared for a dialogue between the countries in the Paris Agreement that took place late 2018.
Prof. dr. ir. Paulien Herder
February 4th 2021
Abstract pending
February 16th 2021
KEROGREEN, together with several EU-funded projects in the field of Carbon Capture and Conversion, are jointly organising an international workshop entitled "CO2 capture and utilization", on 16th and 17th February 2021, at the University of Eindhoven, The Netherlands. Besides presentations of the involved projects, external invitees from both industry and science will give lectures on the topic. The workshop is currently planned as a mixed physical/online event. Participation is free of charge but registration is mandatory.