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  • On the occasion of its 30th anniversary, the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASoS) is delighted to have awarded honorary doctorates to Prof. Dr. Liesbet Hooghe and Prof. Dr. Gary Marks for their joint research on multi-level governance, particularly in the context of European integration.

  • Climate, war and resurgent nationalism: global cooperation is rattling on all sides. Yet Professor Mathieu Segers still advocates European leadership: 'When death and destruction are spreading, and there seems to be no more light, often the most brilliant plans emerge.'

  • Anna Harris has been awarded an ERC Consolidator Grant of €2 million for her project ‘The Upcycled Clinic: A global ethnography of material creativity in contemporary medicine’. The project addresses the escalating issue of clinical waste.


  • 21 Feb 30 Mar

    *Trans* Archives, Arts, Affects

    Course organised by the Netherlands Institute for Cultural Analysis and the Netherlands research school of Gender Studies

  • 27 Feb
    13:00 - 14:00

    Spark Session!

    Join us for our inaugural Spark Session! Spark Sessions aims to provide a playground for early-career researchers from diverse backgrounds working on/in the Arts, Culture, Conservation and Heritage domains, to connect, converse, collaborate, and learn from each other in an open comfortable space. 

  • 14 Mar
    14:00 - 16:30

    Spark Session!

    Our second session will feature the MOOVA research team who will be discussing their research in the project: Making Old Objects Valuable Again: The Cultural, Economic Challenges and Sustainability Opportunities of Antique in the 21st Century. 

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Podcast Series "Stories from Brussels"

Did you know that Maastricht University has a large academic community living and working in Brussels? Are you curious to learn how fellow UM staff, researchers and students have been experiencing the current lockdown? Find out how your UM colleagues are managing to combine their research with digital teaching or hear from UM students living in Brussels and their stories.
The UM Campus Brussels podcast series 'Stories from Brussels' aims to connect people from different UM communities in order to share personal experiences on what it's like to live and work in Brussels. Listen to UM Campus Brussels as we chat informally with UM researchers, alumni and students about what they are working on, how they have adapted, and how they see the future.