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During the semester, numerous events take place at the University of St.Gallen. In our agenda you can find out about our daily updated programme.

Tue
20.12.
18:15
Public lectures

Farewell Lecture: Experiment and Spectacle. The horrors of emptiness

During our inaugural and farewell lectures, we welcome or say goodbye to our professors and private lecturers.
Speaker:
Location:
University of St.Gallen, Room A 09-011
Audimax / Bibliothek
9000 St. Gallen
Tue
20.12.
18:15
-
19:45
Public lectures

CANCELLED: "Cancel Culture!" - "Discrimination!". A history of criticism and censorship

A controversy about the limits of freedom of expression has been raging in Europe and America for years.
Speaker:
Location:
University of St.Gallen, Room A 01-014
Hauptgebäude
9000 St. Gallen
Tue
20.12.
18:15
-
19:45
Public lectures

ADHD and parent counselling: Between frustration and courage

ADHD in children and adolescents is much more than difficulties with attention and hyperactivity.
Speaker:
Dr. François Gremaud (Psychologist)
Location:
University of St.Gallen, Room A 09-110
Hauptgebäude
9000 St. Gallen
Wed
21.12.
07:00
-
09:00
Public events

Advent & Forest Christmas

Start a day in Advent differently: with a short meditative impulse, music, prayer, silence and a shared breakfast. Prior registration required at: thomas.reschke@unisg.ch
Speaker:
Location:
Akademikerhaus
Dufourstrasse 87
9000 St. Gallen
Wed
21.12.
18:15
-
19:45
Public lectures

CANCELLED: Innovations in logistics and cargo transport in Switzerland

Speaker:
Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Stölzle, Leon Zacharias
Location:
University of St.Gallen Room A 09-012 (Audimax)
Dufourstrasse 50B
9010 St. Gallen
Thu
22.12.
18:15
-
19:45
Public lectures

Focal points and basic problems of international politics

At the end of the year, we review the year - and begin with the provisional balance sheet of a war that began in February with tanks and missiles. Interlude or turning point?
Speaker:
Prof. Dr. Christoph Frei, Titular Professor
Location:
University of St.Gallen, Room A 01-012
Hauptgebäude
9000 St. Gallen
Wed
18.01.
18:30
-
20:00
Public events

Human Rights to Water – From St.Gallen to New York

Following the inputs from Pedro Arrojo-Agudo and Peter Jans, we will discuss and exchange with the participants, the challenges and options for action in relation to the human rights to water. Our panel will include Simon Zbinden (SDC) and other stakeholders from academia and civil society.
Speaker:
Various (see event description)
Location:
HSG SQUARE
Mon
30.01.
10:00
-
14:00
Public events

Meet Ai Weiwei (fully booked)

On Monday, 30 January 2023, SQUARE is hosting a special event where you can meet Ai Weiwei and have an intimate conversation with him about his work as a powerful artist and activist.
Speaker:
Location:
HSG SQUARE
Mon
30.01.
19:00
-
20:30
Public events

A conversation with Ai Weiwei

Join us for "A Conversation with Ai Weiwei," where world-renowned artist Ai Weiwei will discuss the link between art and activism in shaping society and promoting change with Head of SQUARE Philippe Narval and Dr. Laura Noll (Competence Center for Art+).
Speaker:
Location:
HSG SQUARE
Thu
02.02.
15:30
-
20:00
Public events

Ceremony Erich Walser Generation Prize

The Generation Prize donated by Helvetia in memory of Erich Walser will be awarded to Prof. em. Dr. Francois Höpflinger in 2023. The award ceremony will take place at HSG SQUARE.
Speaker:
Various (see event description)
Location:
HSG SQUARE
north