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Summer vacation is almost here so it’s time to be merry. Join other alumni for a cocktail HAPPY HOUR at Splendor Amsterdam on June 29th, starting at 17:30.
Who: alumni from McGill, Columbia, MIT, Fulbrighters, Harvard, OxCam, Stanford, and others
Have you discovered Splendor? Splendor is a really cool musical laboratory and club-house for professional musicians (see more details below). Some of the best musicians in the country are members … and they will be playing the best and worst cocktail music for you during the evening.
And you’ll get two drinks for the price of one, wahey. At 18:00 we will also get a full back-stage tour of this club-house from one of its founders.
Tickets are Euro 16 at the door. Please RSVP here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/summer-cocktail-drinks-and-music-at-splendor-on-june-29-in-amsterdam-tickets-46822547500?aff=ebdssbdestsearch
Where: Splendor Amsterdam, Nieuwe Uilenburgerstraat 116, Amsterdam
When: June 29th, 17:00 for 17:30. (The tour is at 18:00.)
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Thank you all for your patience and for being interested in our Society!
Dear alumni, We are proud to announce our upcoming event, the summer BBQ:
Date: Saturday, June 23rd
Time: 12.30 – 16.30
Place: Leiden, 2 mins walking from De Vink train & bus station (exact place will be shared after registration)
Price: €12 for all you can eat, children under 12 free
This is a family-friendly event, so please bring friends and children, and outdoor games to play! See you there! The Committee
More information and registration form [here].
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