On Thursday, 11 May 2017, CERiM will host George Papaconstantinou, the former Greek minister of Finance who found himself in the midst of a storm as the budgetary and financial crisis hit the European Union for the final Jean Monnet Lecture of
Edwar Elgar just published a book edited by CERiM members Bruno De Witte, Andrea Ott & Ellen Vos. Entitled “Beween Flexibility and Disintegration: the Trajectory of Differentiation in EU Law”, the volume discusses the particularly timely topic of EU differentiation in times
Access to information is vital to the exercise of democratic scrutiny. At the same time, some democratic policies require secrecy. Particularly in the realm of security policy, to ensure that democratic principles are heeded, parliaments are informed behind closed doors.
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
For the fourth Maastricht Monnet Lecture of this academic year, CERiM is pleased to welcome Director of the European Consumer Organization (BEUC), Monique Goyens, as a guest speaker. As Director General of BEUC, Monique represents 41 independent national consumer associations in
On 23rd March 2017, CERiM will host its annual PhD workshop at Maastricht University, Campus Brussels (Avenue de l’Armée 10, 1040 Brussels, Belgium). The purpose of this workshop is to offer PhD fellows an opportunity to present papers and discuss
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
On Monday 12 December 2016, Dr. H. Deluyker, Scientific Adviser to the Executive Director of EFSA, will give a TARN lecture entitled: Is Risk assessment a scientific discipline? Time: 10.00 – 11.30 hrs Venue: Karl Dittrich Lecture Hall, Maastricht University,
On 09 December 2016, the Province of Limburg and the municipality of Maastricht will organise a conference to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Maastricht Treaty. Among others, the city of Maastricht will welcome the President of the European Parliament Martin
On 28 October 2016, Dr. Vigjilenca Abazi was invited to give a Jean Monnet lecture at University of Salamanca, the oldest founded university in Spain, within the remit of Jean Monnet Chair EU External Relations held by Professor Juan Santos Vara. Dr.