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T.S. Eliot on your iPod

T.S. Eliot on your iPod

Who: Guido Goossens, lecturer of Art Theory at tthe Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Book: The Waste Land, by T.S. Eliot Target group: Arts and Social Sciences students
"We are both victims and culprits"

"We are both victims and culprits"

Who: Philip Vergauwen, economist, dean of SBE from September What: Midnight, by Mao Dun Target group: students of Economics and International Business “Regardless whether you are a globalist or an antiglobalist, for or against the neo-liberal market economy, you should read this book. Anyone who wants to take part in the discussion about t...

What would you do under barbarous conditions?

What would you do under barbarous conditions?

Who: Wybo Dondorp, ethicist What: Night, by Edgar Hilsenrath Target group: students of medicine and philosophy
Characteristics from multiple perspectives

Characteristics from multiple perspectives

Who: Lies Wesseling, associate professor at the Department of Literature and Art What: Tess of the D’Urbervilles, Thomas Hardy Target group: students of Arts and Sciences
Roman rulers

Roman rulers

Who: Tanja van der Meer, History of Law lecturer Book: Seven-part series The Masters of Rome, by Colleen McCullough Target group: Law students
Poetry from a detention clinic

Poetry from a detention clinic

Who: Herco Fonteijn, psychologist What: Blauwzuur (Acid), by Gerrit Achterberg Target group: psychology students
“Almost every sentence is worth underlining”

“Almost every sentence is worth underlining”

Who: Arie van der Lugt, associate professor of cognitive neuroscience Book: Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, Robert Pirsig Target group: “Students interested in philosophy and abstraction”
Take life into your own hands!

Take life into your own hands!

  Who: Jeannette Hommes, assistant professor of Education at the School of Business and Economics Book: Night Train to Lisbon, Pascal Mercier Target group: students from the School of Business and Economics
The essence of dementia

The essence of dementia

Who: Martin van Boxtel, associate professor at the department of Psychology and Neuroscience Book: Out of Mind, J. Bernlef Target group: students of Medicine and Psychology
The Dark side of marketing

The Dark side of marketing

Who: Robert Ciuchita, PhD Candidate at the School of Business and Economics Book: Survivor (1999), by Chuck Palahniuk Target group: Business Administration students
The life of a detective

The life of a detective

Who: Robert Horselenberg, legal psychologist Book: Änglavakter, Kristina Ohlsson Target group: Law and psychology students
The origin of information technology

The origin of information technology

Who: Joël Karel, lecturer on Biomedical Signal Analysis at the Department of Knowledge Engineering Book: Cryptonomicon, by Neal Stephenson Target group: knowledge engineering students  
Can wars be just?

Can wars be just?

Who: Roberta Haar, political scientist at University College Maastricht Book: Slaughterhouse-Five, Kurt Vonnegut Target: UCM students
The work of the devil

The work of the devil

Who: Paul Lemmens, addiction expert at the Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences Book: The Lost Weekend, by Charles Jackson Target group: health sciences and medical students
What is crime?

What is crime?

Who: Hans Nelen, Professor of Criminology What: The Man that Corrupted Hadleyburg, Mark Twain Target group: Law students
Insight into a mathematician’s mental process

Insight into a mathematician’s mental process

Who: Frank Thuijsman, Mathematician at Knowledge Engineering Book: Uncle Petros and Goldbach’s conjecture, Apostolos Doxiadis Target group: students of mathematics, knowledge engineering, and econometrics
In search of order

In search of order

Who: Oscar van den Wijngaard, philosopher at UCM What: The Man Who Was Thursday, G.H. Chesterton Target group: UCM students
No personal responsibility

No personal responsibility

Who: Wim Groot, professor of Health Economics and Evidence Based Education Book: Heart of a Dog, Mikhail Bulgakov Target group: Economics students
The social pressure to be normal

The social pressure to be normal

Who: Gerjo Kok, social psychologist Book: Giovanni’s Room, by James Baldwin Target audience: psychology students
Feel it in your bones

Feel it in your bones

Who: Wiebe Nauta, sociologist and anthropologist Book: The White Tiger, Aravind Adiga Target group: FASOS and UCM students
A face in the window

A face in the window

Who: Fred Grünfeld, associate professor International Law Book: The Town beyond the Wall (1962), Elie Wiesel Target group: UCM and Law students
All is not as it seems

All is not as it seems

Who: Karin Wenz, director of studies of the MA Media Culture Book: The sense of an ending, by Julian Barnes Target group: all students and employees
Love of a trade

Love of a trade

Who: Harry Hummels, Philosopher at the School of Business and Economics Book: The Monkey's Wrench, by Primo Levi Target group: Economics and Business Administration students
A different truth

A different truth

Who: Jan Smits, professor of European Private Law Book: L’Étranger (The Stranger), Albert Camus Target: Law students
'The pharmaceutical industry does not want people to be healthy”

'The pharmaceutical industry does not want people to be healthy”

Who: Geertjan Wesseling, professor of Pulmonology Book: Whistle Blower by Tess Gerritsen Target: students of Medicine, Health Sciences and Biomedical Sciences
A good reason to learn Dutch

A good reason to learn Dutch

Who: Rein de Wilde, Faculty dean at Arts and Social Sciences Book: Badal by Anil Ramdas Target: students of Arts and Social Sciences and European Studies

Hopelessly in love

Who: Carolien Martijn, social psychologist at the Faculty of Psychology and Neurosciences Book: Enduring Love, by Ian McEwan Target: psychology students

Hopelessly in love

  Who: Carolien Martijn, social psychologist at the Faculty of Psychology and Neurosciences Book: Enduring Love, by Ian McEwan Target: psychology students
Tribute to fantasy

Tribute to fantasy

Who: Teun Dekker, philosopher at University College Maastricht (UCM) Book: From the Earth to the Moon (1865), Jules Verne Target: UCM students
Uncertainty is good

Uncertainty is good

Who: Rob de Vries, lecturer at the Faculty of Psychology and Neurosciences Book: Hamlet of William Shakespeare Targeted: psychology students
A feeling for injustice

A feeling for injustice

Who: Gerard Mols, former rector and Professor of Criminal Law Book: The Tortilla Curtain (1995), by T.C. Boyle Targeted: law students