Lectures for the XXIst Century

Bart Raymaekers (Editor),

Series: Lessen voor de eenentwintigste eeuw

Category: General Science

Language: English

DOI: 10.11116/9789461660428

ISBN: 9789461660428

Publication date: November 25, 2008

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The university is a nerve centre of society. This glimpse behind the scenes of the laboratories, workshops and classrooms of K.U.Leuven reveal what preoccupies scientists today, and how their ideas and discoveries impact our world. This second annual series of lectures in English includes such highlights as J.J. Cassiman on Genetics and Genomics, R. Merckx on Food in Africa, G. Verbeeck on The Future of History, and a great deal more.

Lectures for the 21st century. Perspectives on Society and Science

Genetics and Genomics: From Testing to Treatment – Jean-Jacques Cassiman

The Historic and the Current Political Development in Belgium For King and Lasagne – Tim Pauwels

Living off the Land in Africa: myths and reality – Roel Merckx

Human Rights, after 60 years. A philosophical reflection – Bart Raymaekers

Art and Cultural Identity of the Low Countries – Ludo Beheydt

Spiritually Integrated Psychotherapy – Mia Leijssen

The origins of human retroviruses – Anne-Mieke Vandamme

Functional food, panacea or has the emperor no clothes – Theo A. Niewold

History in the Age of Apology – Georgi Verbeeck

Doping the Athlete in an Age of Presumed Innocence: what if the lawyer wins the race? – Frank Hendrickx

As we Are Ignorant … the role of the university in education – Ludo Melis

Bart Raymaekers

Bart Raymaekers is professor in moral philosophy and philosophy of law at the Institute of Philosophy, KU Leuven.

Bart Raymaekers is hoogleraar aan het Hoger Instituut voor Wijsbegeerte aan KU Leuven. - Hoger Instituut van Wijsbegeerte, KU Leuven

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