Events Calendar

Events

13 September 2017
  • EIC
  • ELG
  • EPS
| conference
Technocrats and technocracy in Western Europe, 1914-1973
Technocracy is the political swearword of our times, being regarded as the root of both democratic defects and radical right-wing populism. This conference will look at the genealogy of technocracy and the trajectories of various groups of ‘experts’ in western Europe’s mid-20th century. From the... read more
14 September 2017
  • EC
| workshop
The impact and role of competition law
This joint workshop - CLASF, ACELG and ACCESS EUROPE - addresses constitutional challenges in the domain of European competition law.  More information will follow soon, but the preliminary programme can be downloaded below. Registration If you wish to attend we kindly ask you to send an email to ACELG read more
14 September 2017
  • ELG
  • EPS
| symposium
On 24 September 2017 German voters are asked to elect a new parliament (Bundestag). Currently, the Christian Democrats (CDU) and Social Democrats (SPD) together have a majority in the Bundestag and thus support a Grand Coalition with Angela Merkel as Chancellor. If she were to be re-elected, it would be... read more
05 October 2017
  • EW
| workshop
This workshop deals with the issue of party politics in foreign affairs. Drawing together a group of international scholars, the workshop asks: does or should party politics really matter less in foreign affairs than in domestic policy? In domestic issues party-political conflicts and public discussion are... read more
13 October 2017
  • ELG
  • PEIW
| international conference
Politicization and integration in postfunctionalist times
This international conference deals with two urgent dilemmas facing the European Union today: integration versus disintegration and positive politicization versus negative politicization.    In the face of the multiple 'crises' currently facing the EU, the Union’s institutions have evolved. Yet... read more
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