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'European influencers' with De Kiesmannen and interactive panel discussion European elections

23 April

Maastricht Debate Watch Party

29 April

The Maastricht Debate 2024

29 April
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Keynote lecture by Paul de Grauwe: ‘The fragility of the eurozone: endemic or temporary?’

European Institute of Public Administration Onze Lieve Vrouweplein 22, Maastricht, Limburg, Netherlands

On 29 September, Professor Paul de Grauwe will deliver the keynote lecture The fragility of the eurozone: endemic or temporary? in Maastricht.  De Grauwe is John Paulson Chair in European Political Economy and Head of the European Institute at the LSE. He is a world-leading expert on EU and US economic systems, focusing on monetary integration, monetary

Mestreech ’92: local memories of the Maastricht Treaty as cultural heritage

Aula SBE Tongersestraat 53, Maastricht, Limburg, Netherlands

The Maastricht Treaty is one of the most important treaties in European history. At the highest level, the treaty regulates relations between states; but during the preparations, negotiations and signing in the December days of 1991, it was not only European government leaders and top officials who were active. Waiters, traffic police and “gewoen luij”

Crossing Borders

Zuyd University of Applied Sciences (Location Brusselseweg) Brusselseweg 150, Maastricht, Limburg, Netherlands

*This event is fully booked* Growing numbers of people travel to Europe to call the continent their home. This increase in migration has resulted in differing views on the subject. On 3 November 2022, students from Zuyd University of Applied Sciences organise an interactive public event to explore the topic of migration and border control.

Millennial History

AINSI Lage Kanaaldijk 113b, Maastricht, Limburg, Netherlands

Recent European history, told by millennials, who were there when it happened. Musical journalism, to get where we are coming from. Millennial History started off as a podcast, for which Andrea Voets and composer/sound-designer Luke Deane combined hundreds of layers of music and interviews. In this live documentary-concert, all stories merge into one compelling unity

Working on Europe Academy: The European socioeconomic project

Online , Netherlands

Session 1: The great lockdown and the sustainability of the European socioeconomic project Lecturer: Dr Ivan Rubinić This lecture's principal purpose is to chart the route towards sustainable European integration through the lessons drawn from the nexus between cross-country COVID-19 pandemic response effectiveness and economic inequalities. Given the vast inequalities in initial capital and labour

Working on Europe Academy: Executive federalism and politicisation in the EU

Online , Netherlands

Session 2:  Executive Federalism and Politicisation in the European Union Before and During Covid-19 Lecturer: Dr Alvaro Oleart This lecture departs from the political response to COVID-19 in the European Union, and suggests that ‘executive federalism’ (see Crum, 2013) is normatively problematic. The lecture explores previous incidents of EU politicisation, such as the Transatlantic Trade

Working on Europe Academy: Digital health tools

Online , Netherlands

Session 3: The societal readiness to adopt digital health tools: the myths we tell ourselves and the people that should not be left behind Lecturer: Dr Robin van Kessel This lecture’s core topic revolves around how COVID-19 has changed the healthcare landscape to better accommodate digital health practices. However, have these changes remained? Were they

Working on Europe Academy: Real-world health data in the EU

Online , Netherlands

Session 4: Real-world health data in the European Union Lecturer: Rok Hrzic Digital transformation of health systems has created vast collections of real-world health data (RWD), including electronic patient records and insurance claims databases. For health researchers and policymakers, RWD promise several advantages: ready availability, low cost, large number of patients and time points included

Working on Europe Academy: Migration and well-being

Online , Netherlands

Session 5: Migration and well-being: implications for attracting and retaining highly skilled migrants Lecturer: Julia Reinold Migration and well-being are linked in various ways. For example, well-being can be a reason for migration and migration can have consequences for the well-being of migrants and those left behind in the country of origin. This lecture sheds

Launch Oral History Project

The oral history project (OHP) focuses on memories of politicians, among others, about (Dutch) European politics before, during and after the establishment of the Maastricht Treaty. The heritage staff of Studio Europa interviewed key political players at the time of the signing of the Maastricht Treaty in 1991/1992. The digital database with the first interviews will be presented in December. 

Café Europa: Eindejaarsshow 2022 – Speciale live-editie

PAARD (poppodium) Prinsegracht 12, Den Haag, Zuid-Holland, Nederland

(This event is in Dutch) Annette en Mathieu nemen in de speciale live-editie verschillende gasten het Europese jaar door vanuit poppodium Paard. Een jaar waarin alles draaide om de oorlog in Oekraïne. Met Europarlementariërs Esther de Lange van het CDA, en Bart Groothuis van de VVD, kijken ze hoe de EU heeft gereageerd op de

Podcast launch: Europe around you

Heren/Singelzaal OBA Oosterdok Amsterdam, Oosterdokskade 143, 1011 DL Amsterdam Oosterdokskade 143, Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands

What places or events in the Netherlands have shaped the history of Europe or the European Union? What is European heritage, maybe even without knowing it? And what does this mean for today's Europe - and for you? On 12 January 2023, DutchCulture is proud to launch the new podcast Europe around you, about Dutch

Re-negotiate: A new social contract in an age of crises

Sint Janskerk Vrijhof 24, Maastricht, Limburg, Netherlands

Despite thirty years of desperate warnings from scientists and civil society, we have so far failed to address the looming catastrophes of runaway climate change, biodiversity loss, social inequality, and democratic decay. All the possible futures that we face in this moment involve transformative change. Either we reshape the ways our societies function, or these

Climate Pact and Future of Europe in Green and Digital Transformation

Online , Netherlands

Join us and your fellow UM alumni to network and discuss the climate pacts and the future of Europe in green and digital transformation. Our guest speaker, Dr. Burak Can is an associate professor of Data Analytics and Digitalisation at the School of Business and Economics. In addition, he also serves as one of the

The Dutch in the EU – guest lectures

H0.06 SBE Tongersestraat 53, Maastricht, Limburg, Netherlands

Part I: The Dutch in the EU - a financial perspective, including simulation game How do the Dutch position themselves in the EU? And how does the minister of finance represent Dutch interests in the European context? During this lecture we will discuss, from an everyday point of view, the Dutch position on EU financial

Growing green careers

Faculty of Law Bouillonstraat 1-3, Maastricht, Limburg, Netherlands

The green transition will profoundly impact Europe’s labour markets. While some regions will be exposed to job losses in fossil fuel-reliant sectors, others will see new jobs in renewable energy and the circular economy. Growing Green Careers invites students and recent graduates to meet young professionals working on the green transition at regional and local

Free

NATO visit

NATO Allied Joint Force Command in Brunssum Rimburgerweg 30, Brunssum, Limburg, Netherlands

Allied Joint Force Command (JFC) Brunssum is one of three operational-level NATO headquarters, together with JFC Naples (Italy) and JFC Norfolk (United States). On 2 May students of Maastricht University will visit the headquarters and engage in a conversation with NATO officials about the operations that take place in Brunssum. They will also discuss the

Strategic dialogue on European Universities

MECC Forum 100, Maastricht, Limburg, Netherlands

In 2017, the European Universities initiative was introduced by French President Macron in a speech given at Sorbonne University and launched by the European Commission. The initiative’s goal is to generate unprecedented levels of cooperation to foster strategic partnerships for student mobility, research and excellence; while at the same time boosting the EU's international performance.

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