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Brussels: Alumni reception with Luuk van Middelaar

Wanneer:wo 18-10-2017
Waar:Benelux Unie | Regentschapsstraat 39 1000 - Brussel Belgium
Luuk van Middelaar
Luuk van Middelaar

With great pleasure we would like to invite University of Groningen (UG) alumni to an exclusive meeting organized by the UG Alumni Chapter Brussels.

On 18 October 2017, the UG Alumni Chapter Brussels is excited to announce that Prof. Luuk van Middelaar (UG Alumnus of the Year 2015) will present his new book: ‘The new politics of Europe’,which is a report and analysis of the political revolutionary phase that our continent is experiencing today. This book succeeds the Brussels bestseller 'Passage to Europe'.
Van Middelaar graduated from the UG in 1999 and later worked as an advisor to European Commissioner Frits Bolkestein in Brussels. He was part of the Cabinet of Herman van Rompuy as a speechwriter until 2014. Currently Van Middelaar writes columns in the Dutch paper NRC and is Professor at Leiden University and Louvain-la-Neuve, which is why this is an open event especially to Leiden and Louvain Alumni as well.

18:00 Welcome & registration
18:20 Word of welcome by Jan Molema, president of the UG Alumni Chapter Brussels
18:30 Book presentation by Prof. Luuk van Middelaar 'The New Politics of Europe'
19:10 Q&A with Prof. Luuk van Middelaar
19:30 Reception
20:30 End

Make sure to RSVP for this event via Eventbrite.