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    QC #73 - Islamstudies - De persoon Mohammed

    QC #73 - Islamstudies - De persoon Mohammed

    Drs. Azad Qazaz vertelt over de rol van Mohammed in de stichting van de Islam, plaatst hem in zijn historische context en beschrijft zijn innerlijke ervaring.

    • 22 min.
    QC #72 - COVID & Society - Understanding the statistics of the coronavirus

    QC #72 - COVID & Society - Understanding the statistics of the coronavirus

    Our understanding of the coronavirus relies heavily on the ways medical data is collected, distributed and checked across the world. But the ways medical data are analyzed and communicated are prone to error and can lead to misconceptions. Statistician Dr Maarten van Smeden (UMC Utrecht) will discuss the nature of the data underlying COVID-19 statistics. Is the data of high enough quality to make trustworthy predictions for the future? The course 'COVID & Society' is brought by UMC Utrecht. Experts from different scientific areas teach us how we should be dealing with the outbreak from different perspectives. Watch these interdisciplinary webinars about the corona outbreak and its implications, with perspectives from the biomedical sciences, the social sciences, and the humanities.

    • 36 min.
    QC #71 - COVID & Society - The politics of a pandemic

    QC #71 - COVID & Society - The politics of a pandemic

    In the beginning of the pandemic, when very little was known about the virus, it seemed sensible to take tough precautionary measures. Better safe than sorry. Two months later, huge amounts of data are changing the game. In what way has new research changed political decision-making? What are the most likely scenarios to play out in the near future? Political economist Robin Fransman (The Argumentation Factory) takes a close look at the coronavirus policies in the past months and shares his positive outlook for the future. The course 'COVID & Society' is brought by UMC Utrecht. Experts from different scientific areas teach us how we should be dealing with the outbreak from different perspectives. Watch these interdisciplinary webinars about the corona outbreak and its implications, with perspectives from the biomedical sciences, the social sciences, and the humanities.

    • 1 u. 8 min.
    QC #70 - COVID & Society - Medical disaster in overcrowded Greek refugee camps

    QC #70 - COVID & Society - Medical disaster in overcrowded Greek refugee camps

    The Moria refugee camp on the Greeks island of Lesbos is notoriously overpopulated. It’s not a matter ‘if’ but ‘when’ the coronavirus will strike. In order to draw attention to a possible outbreak of COVID-19 in the camp and the consequent humanitarian crisis which would follow, Sherally has joined the SOSMoria campaign, an emergency appeal signed by more than 40.000 doctors and civilians. Calling on the EU to bring the refugees in Moria to safety to prevent a medical disaster on European territory. The course 'COVID & Society' is brought by UMC Utrecht. Experts from different scientific areas teach us how we should be dealing with the outbreak from different perspectives. Watch these interdisciplinary webinars about the corona outbreak and its implications, with perspectives from the biomedical sciences, the social sciences, and the humanities.

    • 53 min.
    QC #69 - Taal- en letterkunde - Wat is esperanto en waarom bestaat het?

    QC #69 - Taal- en letterkunde - Wat is esperanto en waarom bestaat het?

    In 1887 verscheen er een onooglijk boekje met een plan voor een nieuwe taal die gemakkelijker te leren zou moeten zijn en internationale communicatie daarmee gemakkelijker moest maken. Er zijn nog altijd mensen die de taal spreken – zelfs baby's. Wat kunnen we daaruit leren?

    • 40 min.
    QC #68 - COVID & Society - How storytelling is vital in times of disaster

    QC #68 - COVID & Society - How storytelling is vital in times of disaster

    From Boccaccio’s ‘Decameron’ to Somerset Maugham’s ‘The Painted Veil’, stories about epidemics have always had an important role giving meaning to public health crises. So it’s hardly a surprise that Camus’s novel ‘The Plague’ has recently made bestseller lists all over the world. Literary scholar Prof Kiene Brillenburg Wurth (Utrecht University) analyses some of the most brilliant fictions on epidemics. What can we learn from them? The course 'COVID & Society' is brought by UMC Utrecht. Experts from different scientific areas teach us how we should be dealing with the outbreak from different perspectives. Watch these interdisciplinary webinars about the corona outbreak and its implications, with perspectives from the biomedical sciences, the social sciences, and the humanities.

    • 42 min.

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