How and why does the EU function? An interactive session with experts

In short


13 December 2018


14:30 - 17:00


Main campus, Speakers' Corner

Did you ever wonder what the European Union actually is? Or why European co-operation is designed the way it is? Are you aware of the impacts of Brexit? And do you know who and what to vote for in the upcoming European elections? This is your chance to ask experts everything you ever wanted to know about the EU!

Our THUAS colleague dr. Mendeltje van Keulen, lector of Changing Role of Europe, talks you through the basics of how the EU works the way it does. Followed by an interactive session which allows you to engage with experts about your thoughts and questions concerning the future of the EU.


 15:05      Introductory lecture by Dr. Mendeltje van Keulen
 15:30      Senior Energy Advisor Lucia van Geuns from The Hague Center for Strategic Studies 
 15:50      Reinier van Lanchot from VOLT Netherlands
 16:10      Dr. Andreas Zenthofer Head of Political Reporting & Policy Analysis, Representation of the European Commission in the Netherlands
 16:30      Interactive session with questions from you
 17:00      Reception