Events Calendar

Events

21 October 2017
  • ELG
  • EPS
| public conference
The recent rise of populist parties and movements has attracted a lot of public and scholarly attention. At the University of Amsterdam a considerable body of research has been conducted regarding the nature of populism. This conference, organised by the Faculty of Social & Behavioural Sciences and... read more
25 October 2017
  • EIC
writing from the borderland
Migration, globalization, the rise of populism and a turbulent history create complex identity issues in our contemporary societies. During his visit to Amsterdam Claudio Magris speaks with us about literary imagination, changing borders and identity politics. What does his intellectual, artistic and... read more
02 November 2017
  • EIC
  • ELG
  • EPS
| public lecture
Jos de Beus Lecture 2017 by Simon Glendinning
The third Jos de Beus lecture will take its orientation from three intuitive thoughts. First, that the most decisive considerations for UK citizens who voted to leave the European Union were framed in terms of freedom – freedom as a political concept. If any slogan gave voice to the voice of Leavers it was... read more
03 November 2017
Deze zomer publiceerde Anton Hemerijck, voormalig hoogleraar aan de VU, mede-oprichter van ACCESS EUROPE en tegenwoordig hoogleraar Political Science and Sociology aan het European University Institute, The Uses of Social Investment bij Oxford University Press. Op 3 november, 17:30 organiseert ACCESS EUROPE... read more
18 November 2017
  • EIC
| Winter school
Towards an Interdisciplinary Approach
In recent years, identity politics have re-emerged across Europe. European border cities have historically been crucial sites within which processes of identity-making and contestation have been particularly visible. This winter school takes the city of Rome as an explorative case study in its thematic focus... read more
20 November 2017
  • EC
  • ELG
This one-day workshop examines the role of constitutional adjudication by European constitutional and highest courts and its legitimacy in light of institutional and ideological transformations of law associated with governance beyond the state. These transformations are usually thought to empower courts... read more
21 November 2017
  • EC
| conference
Constitutional pluralism has been one of the most discussed and exciting additions to constitutional thinking about the European Union. However, in the decade or two since it became mainstream the constitutional politics of the European Union has changed. Issues of fragmentation and competition for authority... read more
21 November 2017
  • EC
  • ELG
| Public debate
Why is Polish democracy backsliding, and what can we do about it?
In 2015 the political party Peace and Justice won the Polish elections and quickly took a number of measures to increase their power by limiting the rights and freedoms of the Constitutional Court and the media. How is it possible that the rule of law in Poland was undermined so quickly? What does this mean... read more
08 December 2017 | public conference
Priorities and Prospects for Reform
While 2016 was often described as a nightmare year for European integration, the elections of 2017 in the Netherlands, France, and Germany may offer a promising opportunity to reform the Economic and Monetary Union (EMU). By November 2017, strong pro-European governments are likely to be in power in all... read more