Ma 27, di 28, woe 29
March

Nocturnal Animals

20.00 – 22.00 uur

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29 maart

Kevin Kelly live bij STRPfestival

20.00 uur

Kevin Kelly
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Woensdag 29 maart

The Paradox of Digital Creativity

12.40 - 13.35 uur

Drs. Tijmen Schep
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Thursday 30 March

Super Silent Disco

21.00 – 1.00 hrs

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Mon 3, Tue 4, Wed 5
April

I, Daniel Blake

20.00 – 21.45 hrs

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Wednesday 5 April

The Great Communicators

20.30 hrs

Support act: Goddammit M
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Woensdag 5 april

Turkije en Europa

12.40 – 13.35 uur

Froukje Santing MA
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Ma 10, di 11, wo 12 april

Toni Erdmann

20.00 – 22.45 uur

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Tue 18, Wed 19 April

Hacksaw Ridge

20.00 – 22.20 hrs

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Dinsdag 25 april, 2 en 9
mei

Gitaarspelen

19.30 – 21.45 uur

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Thursday 1 June

So What’s Next? Downtown presents: Sons of Kem

20.30 doors open, 21.00

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Dinsdag 6 juni

Synths & Sequencers

18.45 – 22.45 (inclusi

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Wednesday 24 September
12.40-13.35 hrs

Playing war

Spreker: dr. David Nieborg

Locatie: Blauwe Zaal Auditorium

Games like Call of Duty and America’s Army demonstrate how the game industry and (American) military institutions are deeply intertwined on both a technological and economical level.

Game-expert David Nieborg discusses this so-called military-entertainment complex. He describes how the military and entertainment industries for decades cooperated to their mutual benefit, and illustrates what forms of cooperation the future might hold. The emergence of drones for example puts a radically new perspective on the militarization of game culture. 

David Nieborg is a postdoc fellow at the University of Amsterdam and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he heads international research on innovation in the gaming industry. He published on digital culture and games, and has a particular interest in the political economy of the cultural industries, militainment and digital games. On these topics he is a regular contributing editor to NRC Handelsblad and NRC Next.

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