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Montessori Meetings

Lectures and discussions on the philosophy of behavioral science and human development

The Montessori Meetings are a recurring series of lectures and discussions organized by the Philosophy of Behavioural Sciences group of the Faculty of Social Sciences. During the meetings we'll take a reflective stance on a variety of topics from behavioral science and human development. The meeting are open to all interested researchers and (master level) students from the Radboud University or from other institutes.

Our meetings will generally last around 60 minutes and will take place in the new Maria Montessori building on the Radboud University campus in Nijmegen.

The best way to keep track of upcoming meetings is to sign up for the Montessori Meetings mailing list. Go to this page to sign up, or send a blank e-mail to You will receive an e-mail asking you to confirm your signup.

Upcoming lectures

We have to talk about GPT, the artificially intelligent language model

  • Date & time: 12 January, 16-17h
  • Location: MM 03.640
  • Speaker: Frank van Caspel and Freek Oude Maatman

* MM= Maria Montessori Building


The Montessori Meetings are organized by Saskia van Schaik and Jan Bransen. If you have questions about the meetings, suggestions for topics to cover, or if you would like to present your work to an interdisciplinary audience, do not hesitate to reach out via or