Science and knowledge

More than 600 visitors at the first “Night of Knowledge"

More than 600 people visited the first "Night of Knowledge" in Croatia held at VERN’ University last Friday, September 15th, eager to hear what a member of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, a distinguished music conductor and a professor at the Music Academy, an innovative professor of architecture and many other renowned scientists and experts think about current topics regarding science, the society and the economy.

On this occasion VERN' University opened its doors from 6:00 pm to 11:30 pm to all interested visitors who were able to attend lectures from the fields of medicine, astronomy, geopolitics, architecture, economics, etc.

Interesting topics and lectures were presented by:

  • Professor Rudan, Ph.D., from the University of Edinburgh ("Survival: the Past, the Present and the Future of the Human Kind"),
  • Mladen Tarbuk, music conductor and lecturer at the Music Academy, ("How Folk Became a Turbo"),
  • Idis Turato, lecturer at the Faculty of Architecture, ("The right to a Creative Mistake"),
  • Mirela Holy, Ph.D., lecturer from VERN' ("Guerrilla Marketing"),
  • Zoran Ferić, novelist ("Under the Knife - The Need of Contemporary Humans for Continuous Change of Identity"),
  • Ante Radonić from the Technical Museum of Zagreb ("The Space Era of Humanity"),
  • Nino Raspudić, Ph.D. (“Does the Goal justify the Means"),
  • Goran Selanec, Ph.D. ("The Case of Uber – Legal Aspects of Sharing Economy in the EU"),
  • Sandra Švaljek, Ph.D. ("Real Estate Tax"),
  • Vlatko Cvrtila, Ph.D., Rector of VERN’ University ("New World Order").

Also, within the framework of VERN's documentary platform FORUM.dok, at the first "Night of Knowledge" visitors could attend projections of documentary movies “Lo and Behold: Reveries of the Connected World”, “Trieste, Yugoslavia” and “Web Junkie”. Breaks between lectures and projections visitors used for touring around VERN’ or staying at the chill-out zone, with the sound support of saxophone quartet SaKS and guitar trio Desfallaciendo.

Night of Knowledge
Night of Knowledge
Night of Knowledge
Night of Knowledge
Night of Knowledge
Night of Knowledge
Night of Knowledge
Night of Knowledge
Night of Knowledge
Night of Knowledge
Night of Knowledge
Night of Knowledge
Night of Knowledge
Night of Knowledge
Night of Knowledge

Communication Department

Photographs: Petar Vučetić

Date of publication: 18.9.2017