International Women's Day


On the 8th of March we will celebrate International Women's Day together with students, staff and alumni of Utrecht University. This year we delve into the theme of how digital tools, such as ChatGPT and automated writing tools, contribute to either inclusion or exclusion in our daily lives, we are also proud to celebrate the impactful work of the ROSANNA Fund.


  • 12:30 - Arrival with Coffee and Tea - Johanna Westerdijkkamer
  • 13:00 - Opening Speech by Isabel Arends 
     Dean of the Faculty of Science - Belle van Zuylenzaal
  • 13:10 - 14:30 - Panel on AI: Panel on AI: Engage in a thought-provoking discussion on the impact of algorithms, featuring moderator Prof. Federica Russo and a panel of experts. Our focus will be on the intricate relationship between technology and language generation, with a spotlight on the role of Large Language Models in conversational and automated writing applications – Belle van Zuylenzaal
  • 14:30 - Coffee Break - Johanna Westerdijkkamer
  • 15:00 - 18:00 - ROSANNA Fund Event - Belle van zuylenzaal 
    • 15:10 Panel/debat with Lianne Toussait
    • 16:15 - Lecture by Prof. Dr. Sarah Bracke: Explore the intersection of gender, right-wing extremism, and population theories
    • 16: 35 - Lecture by Prof. Dr. Rosi Braidotti: Politics of Music: Bella Ciao
    • 16.55: Slot: we zingen allemaal Bella Ciao!
    • 17:00 - Networking and Drinks - Johanna Westerdijkkamer
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Utrecht University Hall, Belle van Zuylenzaal
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