MAXCAP’s LU team hosts keynote speech, round table discussions and reception in The Hague

As part of MAXCAP’s final conference in The Hague on 22-23 January, MAXCAP will host several public events on current issues related to the project’s core research themes and findings. We invite everyone who will be in The Hague at the time and is interested in the public events to register for them via:

On 22 January, Simon Mordue, Director ‘Strategy and Turkey’ in the DG NEAR will give a keynote speech at the Faculty of Governance and Global Affairs Auditorium in The Hague. The speech will be followed by a round table discussion on the topic: “The European Union and enlargement in difficult times: Deadlock or new impetus?

Dr. Antoaneta Dimitrova, MAXCAP co-coordinator and conference host will lead the round table. The participants, who will join Mr. Mordue are:

  • Bernard Steunenberg (Leiden University),
  • Tanja A. Börzel (Freie Universität Berlin),
  • Heather Grabbe (Open Society Foundations),
  • Melten Müftüler-Baç (Sabanci University),
  • Lászlo Bruszt (European University Institute) and
  • Zoltan Krasznai (European Commission).

The event takes place from 16:00 to 17:30 pm in the Auditorium of Leiden University’s Faculty of Governance and Global Affairs, Schouwburgstraat 2, 2511 The Hague.  

After the public round table, the European Commission’s Representation in the Netherlands will host a reception for MAXCAP conference participants and guests until 19:00 pm in the House of Europe, Korte Vijverberg 5, 2513 The Hague.

On 23 January, a 2nd public round table will give the MAXCAP team an opportunity to engage in a dialogue with other practitioners and researchers on the project’s findings and resulting lessons and prospects for enlargement. Participants include: 

  • Tanja A. Börzel (Freie Universität Berlin),
  • Pierre Mirel (DG Enlargement),
  • Marco Kmezić (University of Graz),
  • Klaudijus Maniokas (European Social, Legal and Economic Projects),
  • Dorothee Bohle (Central European University) and
  • Antoaneta Dimitrova (Leiden University).

Elitsa Kortenska (Leiden University) will be the moderator of the round table. The event will take place from 15:30 to 17:30 pm, once again in the Auditorium of Leiden University’s Faculty of Governance and Global Affairs.


Mon, 2016-01-18 16:15