Friday 25 September 2015 marks the official launch of Leiden University's Central and East European Studies Center. From 17:00 to 19:00 you are welcome at Campus The Hague for the opening lecture. The speaker is Luke March, a political scientist and expert from the University of Edinburgh. He will address the topical issue of Russia's policy towards Ukraine.
How are compromises struck in Dutch politics? Why are some compromises better than others? And to what extent do characteristics of the politicians involved affect the moral quality of a compromise? In 2016, assistant professor dr. Patrick Overeem will conduct a research project on these questions.
In a rapidly interconnected world, the challenges faced by anyone become the challenges faced by each of us. How can the collective brains of Leiden University contribute to making a better world? The deans of Leiden University challenge you to come up with fresh and novel ideas that contribute to the attainment of the Post 2015 Sustainable Development Goals.