Hong Kong: Presentation by Prof. Ronald Holzhacker
|When:||Th 15-06-2017 18:00 - 22:00|
|Where:||Residence of the Consul General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands|
The University of Groningen invited alumni in Hong Kong for a reception on June 15, 2017, at the Residence of the Consul General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. It was a nice opportunity to hear news about your Alma Mater and to meet Prof. Ronald Holzhacker. Prof. Holzhacker is an Ubbo Emmius professor, specializing in governance, institutional – civil society relations, and human rights. Over the past five years, he has led the SInGA (Spirit Indonesia Groningen) research group that focuses on governance and sustainable society, with PhD candidates with scholarships from the World Bank and the Dutch NUFFIC. In 2016 he became the founding director of the Groningen Research Centre for Southeast Asia and ASEAN (SEA ASEAN). This group currently consists of 17 Ph.D. candidates from Indonesia, Thailand, and Vietnam. UG President Sibrand Poppema and the Rector of Gadjah Mada University, Indonesia recently opened the Southeast Asia branch of SEA ASEAN in Yogyakarta.
Gerbrand Visser, Director of Alumni Relations and Fundraising (until 2018), Ubbo Emmius Fund, University of Groningen was the host for the event and informed you on the recent developments at the University of Groningen and its Alumni Chapters.