20 February 2017: Debate Café Post-truth – What Counts for People: Expertise or Populist Opinion?

20 February 2017: Debate Café Post-truth – What Counts for People: Expertise or Populist Opinion?

With this edition of the Debate Café, Studium Generale and SCOPE Economics would like to direct attention to the topic of post-truth and how society should deal with it. The event will take place on Monday, 20th February 2017, 20.00h

20 April 2017: CERiM Annual Conference – Contestation of Expertise in the European Union

20 April 2017: CERiM Annual Conference – Contestation of Expertise in the European Union

Contestation of Expertise in the European Union: Policy-making between evidence-based decision-making and post-truth politics  Expertise increasingly faces a contested role in decision-making and public debate. On the one hand, hardly any policy can be conceived today without expert consultation, yet on

09 February 2017: Maastricht Monnet Lecture by European Ombudsman Emily O’Reilly

09 February 2017: Maastricht Monnet Lecture by European Ombudsman Emily O’Reilly

CERiM is honoured to welcome European Ombudsman Emily O’Reilly as a guest speaker in its on-going Maastricht Monnet Lecture series with a lecture entitled: ”Will the EU survive another 25 years?”. O’Reilly, assumed office in October 2013 as the European Ombudsman in

‘EU & ME’ : Commemorating 25 Years of the Maastricht Treaty

‘EU & ME’ : Commemorating 25 Years of the Maastricht Treaty

Last Friday, 9 December 2016, leading politicians, scholars and interested parties followed the invitation of the municipality of Maastricht to attend the 25th anniversary of the Maastricht Treaty. Among the many speakers to attend, the city was not only honoured to welcome