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TEDxDelft 2013 | TEDxDelft 2013: What a day it was….

Wow, it’s a wrap! TEDxDelft 2013 has come to an end, and what great moments it brought us! Just to mention some of it. Marije Nie, who makes poetry with her feet, Anne Walraven who believes in sharing dreams instead of nightmares, Ben Bronsema’s inspiration by his late wife that caused him to do some incredible […]

TEDxDelft 2013 | Movisie & TEDxDelft – A social and fruitful liaison – Through the eyes of Maurits Boote

MOVISIE is the Netherlands centre for social development. The centre promotes the participation and independence of citizens. It supports and advises professional organizations, volunteer organizations and government institutions in the field of welfare, care and social development.  Maurits, what do Movisie and TEDxDelft do together? Movisie is partner of TEDxDelft because we truly believe in […]

TEDxDelft 2013 | TEDxDelft presents…..Tangarine!!

They say you should always save the good stuff for last…We have surely done that. We are presenting to you nothing less than…..Tangarine! The brothers Sander & Arnout Brinks will be performing at TEDxDelft, October 4th. Tangarine – aka the hardest working twin in The Netherlands – has captured the attention of many music lovers […]

TEDxDelft 2013 | The people behind TEDxDelft: Marike Weltje-Poldervaart – analytical plant with an absolute passion for education!

Can you tell us something about yourself? My name is Marike Weltje-Poldervaart. I am an educational advisor at the Centre for Expertise in Education OC Focus at the TU Delft. Being a cultural anthropologist, the university is a great place to work: interesting “study” surroundings in more that one sense of the word! What’s your […]

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TEDxDelft Salon 2013 | Feels like New York.

Written bij Janneke Hermans. “This feels like New York.” That is one of the first things I heard when I entered the former workshop building at Lijm & Cultuur where the TEDxDelft Salon Art, Chaos and Progress was being held. The old industrial building was filling up with people who, not knowing the entire line-up of […]

The people behind TEDxDelft – TEDxDelft 2013 | Toine Andernach – Using silence has an underestimated power

What’s your job at TEDxDelft? As a passionate performer coach I am lucky to work in the stimulating academic setting of Delft University of Technology. Since the first TEDxDelft in 2011, I have been a member of the TEDxDelft team, responsible for performer coaching. With a dedicated team of coaches we will support TEDxDelft performers to prepare […]

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TEDxDelft 2013 | First TEDxDelftCinema a hit!

The first edition of a series TEDxDelftCinema evenings in Filmhuis Lumen was a  big success. In front of a diverse group of movie-lovers,  TEDfans, friends and family, Pieter Guldemond shared in a very moving way personal stories, talked about his family, his life, his personal beliefs and how he deals with being in the spotlights while also maintaining […]

TEDxDelft 2012 | Nynke Tromp – Disrupting democracy

The closing performer of the day is Nynke Tromp. She talks us through some ideas that will shake up our society! She states that our democracy has become a mediacracy. Politicians respond to incidents versus having a long term vision. It’s all about being lovable instead of being capable. About fighting with your opponent instead […]

TEDxDelft 2012 | Pim van den Akker

Pim van den Akker (1976) is one of the best floral masters in the world, teacher and designer. For the tedx introduction click here. In his Tedtalk he tells a personal story about how you can really use the child inside you to look at the world. He wants to be a child in the […]