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“The Human in the Equation”: An Interactive discussion evening

posted 27 Jan 2019, 23:26 by ICO Education   [ updated 27 Jan 2019, 23:26 ]
Dear affiliate,

Hereby you are all cordially invited to attend an interactive panel-discussion about socio-philosophical issues regarding the behavioural sciences, themed: “The Human in the Equation”.

This discussion will take place on the 12th of February in the Martinus J. Langeveld building at the Uithof (Heidelberglaan 1, Utrecht, Event space in the canteen; E1.06), from 18:30 to 20:30.

The evening will revolve around issues associated with underlying assumptions of the behavioural sciences; and use the case of ADHD-research as a specific discussion-object to tackle these broader issues. For example, do the methods generally used in the social and behavioural sciences correspond with the theoretical issues at stake in these fields? No prior knowledge regarding ADHD is expected. The audience will be invited to think along, and to discuss examples from their own discipline, with the goal to initiate a crossdisciplinarity dialogue and engage in critical and constructive reflection.

To make this evening a success, we (three UU master-students in Educational Sciences) invited a diverse panel consisting of three researchers (prof. dr. Sarah Durston, UMC; dr. Peter Selten, UU; drs. Sanne te Meerman, RUG) and an interdisciplinary oriented moderator (dr. Ruud Abma, UU). More information about the panel-members and moderator can be found at our event-brite sign-up page (the event is free): https://tinyurl.com/y9rp6mx8

The space will be open from 18:00, coffee and tea will be available. The event will start at 18:30, and we will conclude the evening around 20:30 (with a short break in between). Then, until 21:00 there is time to informally exchange thoughts. Feel free to bring a convenient meal for before/during the evening.

If you wish to attend, please sign up via the event-bright link above, so we have a rough estimate to base practical organizational decisions on. If you have any questions regarding the event you can contact Alex ( a.janse@uu.nl ).

With kind regards,

Alex Janse, Marcell Varkonyi, Samuël Velinga