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    Long way to go for tax solutions in cross-border employment

    21-12-2018

    Although several measures have been taken in recent years to solve problems in cross-border employment, harmonisation of tax and social security systems between countries is still a bridge too far, Professor Marjon Weerepas stated in her inaugural speech entitled 'Border workers: coordinating, not because it is not possible, but because it is necessary'. 

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    Cross-border cooperation: challenges ahead

    17-12-2018

    On 16 November, the fourth annual ITEM (Institute for Transnational and Euregional cross-border cooperation and Mobility) conference took place. Around 120 experts and scientists from several countries gathered in Brussels to discuss the theme 'Cross-border cooperation: challenges ahead'.

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    New book: Bevrijdende en begrenzende soevereiniteit

    11-12-2018

    New book: Bevrijdende en begrenzende soevereiniteit. The book brings together many of the annual conference contributions (both English and Dutch). The contributions focus in particular on the meaning of sovereignty and the relationship between the nation state and the European Union.

  • Pension research: more choice does not lead to greater pension engagement

    11-12-2018

    Very few people worry much about their retirement planning. At the same time, it is becoming increasingly important for everybody to be as informed as possible about their own situation.

  • L1mburg Centraal: English more and more language of instruction at Maastricht University

    04-12-2018

    1Limburg published a short coverage about the use of the English language at our faculty, more specific in the European Law School programme. For his reason, they filmed part of Sarah Schoenmaeckers’ tutorial group and interviewed her and a couple of students.

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    dr. Bert van den Braak appointed professor of Parliamentary History and Parliamentary Systems

    04-12-2018

    On 1 December 2018, Bert van den Braak was appointed professor of practice of Parliamentary History and Parliamentary Systems. This professorship is housed within the Department of Public Law. 

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    Maastricht Centre for the Innovation of Classical Music officially begins its research

    26-11-2018

    The Maastricht Centre for the Innovation of Classical Music (MCICM) officially began work on September 1st, 2018. On the same date, Peter Peters, professor at Maastricht University, began his position as director of the centre with a team of two postdocs, two PhD students, one artistic researcher, one research assistant.

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    Investment in the tobacco industry is risky

    26-11-2018

    Research at Maastricht University (UM) shows that investing in tobacco stocks can carry substantial financial risks. Professor Rob Bauer worked with a team of six students from the Honours Programme at the Maastricht University School of Business and Economics to contribute a scenario analysis to the report Tobacco: Reviewing the Growing Financial Risks.

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    Cooperating & connecting: ITEM Director on regional television

    21-11-2018

    On 19 November Prof. dr. Anouk Bollen (ITEM / Maastricht University, Faculty of Law), was a guest on the regional television programme L1 AvondGasten. Together with members of the European Parliament she took part in a discussion about several European themes. They discussed ITEM's focus, as well as the recently published Cross-border Impact Assessment. The discussion was led by Sander Kleikers of L1.

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