Sir Tim Berners-Lee, an Oxford undergrad and chair, will deliver his Turing Award Lecture at the ACM Web Science Conference on Tuesday 29 May 2018, Aula Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 09.00-11.30h.
Title: What is the World Wide Web and what is its future? What could it be, what should it be? What is the Web we want?
This is a public event, open to all; registration is required but attendance is free of cost.
Here’s the link to attend https://websci18.webscience.org/index.php/registration-turing-lecture/
UNFORTUNATELY, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELlED!
We are pleased to confirm: The second Debate in the new University debating series in the Netherlands. This debating series was initiated by the Oxford & Cambridge Society, with the help of the Netherlands Fulbright Alumni Association. It attracts an audience consisting of alumni from a broad range of US and European universities, as well as other organizations.
Thesis: “This house holds that Trump is good for Democracy.”
Date: Wednesday, May 9, 2018,
Program: 19:00 – 19:30, Optional debating clinic; 19:30- 20:30, Main debate
Location: University College Leiden, Anna van Buerenplein 301, 2595 DG Den Haag. Walking distance from NS Station: Den Haag Centraal.
Oxford University is organising an alumni weekend for European alumni: Rome, March, 16-18. Details can be found here: https://www.alumni.ox.ac.uk/Rome2018
Candlemas is an evening of music, poetry, readings and other contributions from our own members. Guests will be welcomed with coffee or glühwein and you will be free to wander amongst the pianos until the programme starts! During the interval we will serve a buffet supper and drinks.
Date: Saturday, Feb. 3rd, starting at 7 pm
Place: “Emilie van Leenen Piano’s”, Lammermark 59, 2312 CM, Leiden
More information [here]
Dear Alumni, We proudly invite you to come to the annual Christmas dinner organised jointly with the Harvard Society.
When: Saturday, December 16th
Where: De Kas, Amsterdam
Price: €65 for dinner, two drinks and tea/coffee
Looking forward to seeing you there! For more information and registration click [here].
Please join alumni of MIT, Harvard, Columbia, Fulbright, McGill and many others! For our new annual tradition: Instead of Halloween or Thanksgiving we will celebrate the “Day of the Dead”, a Mexican tradition that invites the loved ones who passed away to become part of the festivities. With altars full of colors, candles, food and drinks, we dance the night away. Dress Code: Customes suggested! Just wear what you can find in your closet, something colourful!
Date: Saturday 4 Nov, 7pm-11pm
Price: €25 euros including full dinner (for vegetarian option please tell us in advance), 2 drinks, coffee, tea and free parking.
Please register HERE so we know the numbers.
Picture by Eneas de Troya – http://www.flickr.com/photos/eneas/4072192627/, CC BY 2.0, Link