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Fri 29 April

CreativeMornings Rotterdam: RISK!

Friday April 29th, you are more than welcome to join us for a free breakfast, an inspiring lecture and a chance to meet great like-minded people. Doors will be open from 8:30AM at Het Industriegebouw in Rotterdam, where a delicious breakfast will be prepared.

Thu 19 May

Shut up & Write May

If you’re looking for a little bit of concentration, you should definitely join our shut up & write in May! There we’ll come together for just an hour to write in full silence and complete concentration. With no internet around and the sound of pen on paper and fingers on keyboards, all you’ll want to do is write as well!

Wed 20 April

40,48 - Wetenschapswoensdag: De Hybride Stad

This week during 40,48 dr. Philip Karré discusses ‘the hybrid city’, where the combination of government, social entrepreneurship and social innovations can lead to synergy, but also can cause conflict. For this Wetenschapwoensdag we invited Dr. Philip Karré to give an intriguing lecture on this hybrid city.

Wed 20 April

Book Club Night #29 All The Birds in the Sky

In April we’re experimenting with fantasy while we read All The Birds in the Sky by Charlie Jane Anders. We’re very curious to see if all of you will like it.

Thu 21 April

Shut up & Write April

Come join our Shut up & Write in April! In just one hour you will get all the writing done that needs to get done.

Fri 08 April

InterNations Rotterdam First April Event @Fellini

Expats` Networking Event

April 8th | @Fellini in Markthal | 19:30 - 01:00 | DJ | Free welcome drink till 20:30 | Photobooth

Fri 01 April

CreativeMornings Rotterdam: CHANGE!

Friday, April 1st, you are more than welcome to join us for a free breakfast, an inspiring lecture and a chance to meet great like-minded people. Doors will be open from 8:30AM at Het Industriegebouw, where a delicious breakfast will be prepared. Take your seat at 9:00AM, as Annemieke Fontein starts her talk on this month’s theme: CHANGE.

Sun 27 March

Book Club Night #29 All The Birds in the Sky

In April we’re experimenting with fantasy while we read All The Birds in the Sky by Charlie Jane Anders. We’re very curious to see if all of you will like it.

Fri 01 April

YA book club #18 Geektastic

Another first for our YA book club! We’re reading a collection of short stories for April. The book we voted on is Geektastic, a collection of stories written by the hottest YA authors around, curated by Holly Black.

Wed 18 May

Book Club Night #30 The Sellout

Our 30th book club book will be The Sellout by Paul Beatty. It’s a satire that deals with racism, the U.S. and the holy grail of racial equality—the black Chinese restaurant.

Fri 15 April

Friday Night: Presentation Night ‘With the Masses’

Five high-profile international guests join OMA/AMO’s Reinier de Graaf and the students of the Berlage Theory Master Class for a final debate on With the Masses - Architecture and Participation this Friday Night. Expect new insights into Het Nieuwe Insituut’s collection and new formats for vigorous debate designed by the students. With a.o. Françoise Fromonot, architecture critic and educator, and Lucien Kroll, Atelier Kroll.

Sat 02 April

International Pillow Fight Day…in Fancy Dress

The Rotterdam edition of the crowdfunded International Pillow Fight Day…in fancy dress!

Wed 20 April

Rotterdam Nerd-e Night: Exceptional stories from everyday heroes

We are nerds, we love nerds and to celebrate nerdism we organize Nerd-e Night! An evening that give those nerds a stage! And you are invited to get a glimpse into their world, learn something totally new and get inspired! Pretty awesome, right?

Wed 06 April

Visual pitch-e workshop: How to visualize your story

All right, so you have an awesome idea or concept. How do you explain that to others?
We are used to explain and analyze with words. But when you add imagery to the story, you start using a larger part of our brain. This can lead to new insights and a more rememberable story during pitches.

Wed 16 March

40,48 - scientific Wednesday

This Wednesday on 40,48% of your week; Civic initiatives in spatial development are on the rise. They emerge from civil society spontaneously and are unpredictable, dynamic, and multiplicity. Planning strategies that answer to the dynamics of civic initiatives, meeting the complexity of an age of active citizenship, have so far been seriously underdeveloped. Beitske Boonstra argues toward a spatial planning that does fit the age of active citizenship.

Thu 10 March

FuckupNights Rotterdam Vol. II

Volume I was exciting, but Volume II will be massive! Lets embrace the FuckUps of Rotterdam on this special night during the first edition of 2016! Entrepreneurship goes along with trial and error. Most succesful entrepreneurs have seen the downside of changing the world and now they want to share their story with us!

Fri 04 March

InterNations Rotterdam - Perfect Weekend Kick Off @Staal

InterNations Rotterdam is a welcoming community of open-minded individuals. During the March event you can meet fellow expats and locals, people who share your interests and hobbies. You’re welcome to network, mingle and make new friends!

Sun 28 February

Men’s Sunday, with Ettemadis and New Gents

A Sunday afternoon in The New Haberdashery for the stylish (and less stylish) man. Ettemadis (Shirt Maker & Tailor) gives advice on buying a made-to-measure suit, how to look after it, and the best way to polish shoes. Ettemadis will also raffle the ultimate Bespoke shirt. The New Haberdashery will be specially reserved for men who want to make their own item of clothing. Drinks will be served and a jazz duo will play in the foyer. Women are, of course, also welcome.

Fri 26 February

CreativeMornings Rotterdam: ETHICS!

Friday February 26th, you are more than welcome to join us for a free breakfast, an inspiring lecture and a chance to meet great like-minded people. Doors will be open from 8:30AM at het Industriegebouw in Rotterdam, where a delicious breakfast will be prepared. Take your seat at 9:00AM, as Ebele Wybenga starts his talk on this month’s theme: ETHICS.

Wed 02 March

Bored of Feminism?

Feminism boring? Bored to Death book club & Arminius will prove otherwise!