A new academic year – a new format

Dear all, This year we will partly team up with iCafe, the English-speaking part of the Christian student association VBG Zurich. Its aim is bringing together Swiss and international students and academics, enabling cultural exchange and creating a place where everyone can feel at home. iCafe usually meets every Thursday at 19:30 for dinner at […]

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Next meeting: 23rd September 2021

Dear all, The first iCafe event of the academic year, high time to meet each other after a long summer and get to know newly arriving students and academics. Date: Thursday 23 SeptemberTime: 19:30Location: T.b.a. Best,The Team

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Next meeting: 28th May 2021

Dear all, Next last Friday of the month,Prof. Tom Rizzo from EPFL Lausanne will speak to us on Zoomon the topic “Being Christian in academia”.He works in physical chemistry and he is also member of our sister postgrad community in the French-speaking part of Switzerland:https://www.westlakelausanne.com/christian- When: Friday 28 May 2021Time: 19:00Zoom links are distributed through our mailing […]

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Next meeting: 26th March 2021

Dear all, Last Friday of March, it is time for an internal speaker:Danielle will engage with us on a topic closely related to her PhD:“What structural racism and Injustices have to do with Christianity – A workshop” When: 26 March 2021Time: 19:30 Best, The Team

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Next meeting: 29th January 2021

Dear all, Last May, Peter Payne spoke to us on “God and a Coronavirus World“. This year, Peter will speak to us again, this time on the topic“Free Will: Do We Have It? Does it Matter?“ When: Friday 29 January, 19:00 Where: Zoom Zoom details will be distributed via email.If you are on our mailing […]

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Next meeting: 27th November 2020

Dear all, This last Friday of the month, we will meet over a Bible passage: Kolossians. When: 27 November, 19:30Where: Zoom Best,The Team

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Next meeting: 30th October 2020

Dear all, 3, 2, 1, … faith! One internal speaker and two intriguing topics this time: (philosophy of) mathematics and faith in God, two aspects of Joost’s world view, one of which his field of study. While Covid-19 is continuing to spread exponentially, and many of us are in home office mode, we will meet via […]

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CANCELLED: Next meeting: 8th October 2020

Dear all, Unfortunately, we have to cancel tonight’s HUMAN event in the Alumni Pavillon.Instead, Remi is recording her talk, it will be made available via the websitehttps://en.human-20.ch Best,The Team

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Next meeting: 25th September 2020

Dinner with C.S. Lewis: after a shared dinner, we all share 2-3 Lewis quotes or passages, and why they touch us. For those that do not have Lewis on their shelf: online lists may be a good alternative, e.g. https://www.deseret.com/2012/6/27/20914450/top-100-cs-lewis-quotes Location: Zeltweg 18, Zurich, first floorDinner: 18:30Discussion: 19:30Registration: https://doodle.com/poll/5wis6smuifeg9p6v Best, and see you soon,The Team

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Next next meeting: Friday 26th June 2020

Friday 26 June we will be ticking off number two of the “must read” list Christian Hofreiter recommended us last September: James David Hunter, “To change the world: The Irony, Tragedy, and Possibility of Christianity in the Late Modern World (2010)” Aim is to read the book before the event (as much as possible), and discuss it […]

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