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Editorial internship

PDC, partner of the Montesquieu Institute, is searching for enthousiastic students for an editorial internship in The Hague. Fluency in Dutch required.

 

Wed 5 Jul
Vlag naast Big Ben: Vote to Leave

Debate in Nieuwspoort

But what are the effects of the early elections on the brexit? How do they influence the already tough article 50 procedure? And what happens if May is not re-elected?

 

The ballot box

There is a lot of mockery about the Dutch electoral system: many parties, fragmentation of parliament. But a voting threshold also has major disadvantages. A book about the Dutch electoral system (in Dutch only).

 

Fri 15 Sep
Logo Prinsjesfestival

Lecture: United in Diversity

How can a diverse contintent like Europe create a common identity under which all groups can live together in harmony? A lecture with Caroline de Gruyter.

 

Politics Cafe: Freedom versus safety - civil rights in danger?

To what extent are we willing to accept restrictions to our long-cherished freedom in exchange for more certainty and safety? Kees Verhoeven and Quirine Eijkman spoke about this subject.

 

Mon 18 Sep
Groepsfoto

Politics Café: Pimp de Troonrede 2017

This year Pimp the Troonrede takes place again! A writingcontest for everyone who has a plan for the Netherlands. Enter, and perhaps you will win a VIP-tour through the Dutch parliament.

 

Wed 4 Oct
Het publiek luistert aandachtig

Debate in Nieuwspoort

Scientists, politicians and journalists discuss current and sometimes controversial topics. A debate led by Max van Weezel.

 

Tue 10 Oct
Tafel met flyers

Politics Café

Scientists, journalists and politicians gather to informally speak about world affairs and the latest news. During this event - named Politics Café - the public is free to participate in the discussions while enjoying a beverage.

 

Wed 1 Nov
Het publiek luistert aandachtig

Debate in Nieuwspoort

Scientists, politicians and journalists discuss current and sometimes controversial topics. A debate led by Max van Weezel.

 

Tue 14 Nov
Tafel met flyers

Politics Café

Scientists, journalists and politicians gather to informally speak about world affairs and the latest news. During this event - named Politics Café - the public is free to participate in the discussions while enjoying a beverage.