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TEDx Leiden University 2019

The second edition of TEDxLeidenUniversity was held on the 12th of May 2019, with the theme ‘Through A New Lens. 


We were honoured to host the following speakers and their work;


  • Olivier van Beeman: Brewing a Better Africa - Too Good To Be True?

  • Stefan Buijsman: How Mathematics Became Important To All Of Us

  • Frederike Geerdink: Wash Off Your Whiteness

  • Ashley Stahl: How To Figure Out What You Really Want 

  • Henk Blanken: My Death Is Not My Own

  • Alexander Kohnstamm: Why We Should Care About What We Wear 

  • Sophie Mayanne: Behind the Scars - Exploring Stories Through Images

  • Henk van der Klok: How I walked 6,000 Kilometers - Without Money