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Mon 13 Jun
De Decumanus Maximus in Palmyra, Syrië.

Protecting cultural heritage in times of conflict

The destruction of cultural property has often led to 'cultural cleansing'. Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO, will share her views on the many threats to cultural heritage in times of (armed) conflict.

 

Thu 9 Jun
Filmposter The Monuments Men (uitsnede)

Film & Debate The Monuments Men

In WW II The Monuments Men saved countless works art from destruction by hands of the Nazis. After watching this cinematic tribute to their efforts a debate on the current state of affairs in protecting cultural heritage (in Dutch).

 

Tue 31 May
Puzzelstukjes voor Europese vlag new

Forumdiscussie Brexit in Maastricht

Forummeeting in Maastricht on the impact of a Brexit to the United Kingdom, the European Union and the rest of the world. Speakers: professor Rachel Pownall, Prof. Phedon Nicolaides, and Floris de Witte. Gespresleider: prof. Aalt Eillem Heringa.

 

Mon 30 May
Binnenhof - Haag

Influence in The Hague

As a researcher, to what extend can you influence national policy in the Netherlands? A course about valorisation in The Hague (in Dutch).

 

EU Legitimacy: Squaring the triangle

How to ensure input legitimacy (without jeopardizing output legitimacy)? This policy paper analyses the problems and proposes solutions to involve EU citizens and national parliaments, in order to give citizens more ownership of EU politics.

 

Mon 30 May
Binnenhof - Haag

Influence in The Hague

As a researcher, to what extend can you influence national policy in the Netherlands? A course about valorisation in The Hague (in Dutch).

 

Tue 31 May
Puzzelstukjes voor Europese vlag new

Forumdiscussie Brexit in Maastricht

Forummeeting in Maastricht on the impact of a Brexit to the United Kingdom, the European Union and the rest of the world. Speakers: professor Rachel Pownall, Prof. Phedon Nicolaides, and Floris de Witte. Gespresleider: prof. Aalt Eillem Heringa.

 

Thu 9 Jun
Filmposter The Monuments Men (uitsnede)

Film & Debate The Monuments Men

In WW II The Monuments Men saved countless works art from destruction by hands of the Nazis. After watching this cinematic tribute to their efforts a debate on the current state of affairs in protecting cultural heritage (in Dutch).

 

Mon 13 Jun
De Decumanus Maximus in Palmyra, Syrië.

Protecting cultural heritage in times of conflict

The destruction of cultural property has often led to 'cultural cleansing'. Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO, will share her views on the many threats to cultural heritage in times of (armed) conflict.

 

Tue 14 Jun
Tafel met flyers

Politics Café on the labour market and robotization

On the second Tuesday of the month scientist, journalists and politicians gather to informally speak about world affairs and the latest news.