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    Research Prize for Dilek Kurban

    20-04-2019

    Dilek Kurban has been awarded one of the five Research Prizes from the Praemium Erasmianum Foundation for her PhD dissertation titled ‘The Limits of Transnational Justice: The European Court of Human Rights, Turkey and the Kurdish Conflict’. Dilek earned his doctorate from the Faculty of Law on 23 February 2018. The prize comes with a €3,000 grant and a certificate.

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    ITEM presenteert onderzoeksresultaten aan Belgische ambassadeur in Nederland

    18-04-2019

    This article is only available in Dutch.

    ITEM onderzoeker Martin Unfried presenteerde op 17 April de onderzoeksresultaten van het project North Sea Port aan de Belgische ambassadeur te Nederland, de heer Dirk Achten. 

  • ITEM announces dossiers for 2019 Cross-border Impact Assessment

    12-04-2019

    ITEM has announced the dossiers for the 2019 ITEM Cross-border Impact Assessment. The Cross-border Impact Assessment is one of ITEM's core activities, which investigates the effects of existing and future legislation and regulations on the border regions.

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    Appointment Britta Böhler as Professor of Legal Professions & Ethics

    04-04-2019

    As of 1 March 2019, Prof. Britta Böhler has been appointed Professor of Legal Professions & Ethics. The chair is part of the Department of Foundations and Methods of Law. The establishment of this chair is in line with the faculty’s policy to further strengthen the range of skills of our graduates by systematically focusing on the increasingly important ethical aspects of professional practice by gownsmen.

  • Smart Mixes for Transboundary Environmental Harm

    28-03-2019

    METRO is proud to present the book 'Smart Mixes for Transboundary Environmental Harm', edited by Michael Faure and Niels Philipsen, together with André Nollkaemper (University of Amsterdam) and Judith van Erp (Utrecht University). 

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    Outcome funding round Comenius Teaching Fellows 2019

    26-03-2019

    Gijs van Dijck and Marcel Schaper, together with colleagues from IDS and two of our students, applied last year for funding of education innovation within a course at the NRO. They just received news that their application is granted and that they can start with the project. 

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    Appointment of prof.mr. Steef M. Bartman as Professor of Corporate Group Liability

    26-03-2019

    As of 1 April 2019, Prof.mr. Steef M. Bartman will be appointed Professor of Corporate Group Liability within the faculty. The chair is part of the Private Law department.

  • An Uneven Balance? A Legal Analysis of Power Asymmetries between National Parliaments in the EU

    An uneven balance? A legal analysis of power asymmetries between national parliaments in the EU

    25-03-2019

    The book provides a comprehensive legal analysis of power asymmetries that exist between national parliaments in the EU.

  • Childcare allowance for each PhD candidate

    20-03-2019

    It has appeared in several cases already: PhD candidates with a scholarship who do not receive childcare allowance. Recently, Minister Van Engelshoven of Education, Culture and Science answered parliamentary questions about the right to childcare allowance for PhD candidates. The answers she gives are in line with the well-known arguments of the Dutch Tax Administration. Expertise centre ITEM questions these arguments on the basis of European law.

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    Great result for our ELSA European Human Rights Moot Court Competition team!

    11-03-2019

    In September, Ruben Tans, Florentina Pircher, Alexandra Nadasan and Emilia Klebanowski were selected to represent Maastricht University in the ELSA European Human Rights Moot Court Competition (EHRMCC). The aim of this moot court competition is to simulate litigation during the trial of the European Court of Human Rights. As part of the competition, in February they had the chance to participate in the official pre-round of the EHRMCC in Odessa, Ukraine.

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