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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Next meeting: 29th May 2020

Friday 29 May, Peter Payne will speak to us on “God and a Coronavirus World.” This event aims at all international students and postgrads,including those who do not identify themselves as Christian. Peter is Managing Director of the Institute for Credible Christianity, a ministry that helps students and others address hard questions and grow in their confidence […]

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Next meeting: 24th April 2020

24 April we will have an internal speaker: Johann will present to us some thoughts on faith in relation to his field of study. He will not only give a presentation, but will also give us ideas on how to do so ourselves: make a similar presentation on our own field of study. Join and see! When: […]

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Postponed meetings: 5th – 8th October 2020, HUMAN event week

The HUMAN event week, originally planned for 23 – 26 March 2020, has been postponed to 5 – 8 October 2020. More details will about the exact programme will be given in due time. See also the website: https://en.human-20.ch Original message (8 March 2020): In March, things will be different than usual. There will be […]

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Next meeting: 28th February 2020

Martin Herdegen, assistant professor for financial mathematics at the University of Warwick, UK, will speak with us on “How to flourish in academia as a Christian?” He has strong links with Zürich and ETH, where he did his PhD and a postdoc. Currently, he is also committee member of the Christian Postgraduate and Staff Network Warwick, […]

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Next meeting: 31st January 2020

A more informal meeting, to get to know each other and our ambitions for 2020. Time: 18:30 for food, 19:30 for brainfood.Location: Toblerstrasse 36, Zurich, (15 min walk from ETH main building).Register on the Doodle: https://doodle.com/poll/kweh3gsgxqahinz7 Best,The Team

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Next meeting: 29th November 2019

End of this month we will be coming back to September’s event, when Christian Hofreiter gave us valuable insights in what keeps Christains, and postgrads in particular, growing in faith on the long run. He advertised 5 absolute must-reads, listed below, one of which we will discuss as a group next week: “The fabric of faithfulness” by Steven Garber. […]

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