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  • Energy transition in border regions hindered by lack of coordination

    18-11-2022

    A lack of coordinated arrangements between neighbouring countries is making it extremely difficult to realise a successful energy transition in the German-Dutch border regions. These are the findings of the annual Cross-border Impact Assessment by the ITEM expertise centre (part of Maastricht University). 

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    The urgency of facilitating working from home by cross-border workers

    08-11-2022

    The ITEM Cross-Border Impact Assessment 2021 took a closer look at the tax and social security implications of homeworking by cross-border workers in the homeworking dossier. Together with the Secretariat-General of the Benelux Union, the ITEM Expertise Centre organised the Benelux - ITEM Conference "The Future of Work - Working from Home from a Cross-Border Perspective" on Thursday 13 October 2022 in Brussels.

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    M-EPLI is happy to welcome a new PhD researcher, Iris Xu

    04-11-2022

    M-EPLI is happy to welcome a new PhD researcher, Iris Xu. Iris studied the marketisation of Dutch higher education institutions in China for her MA Thesis. She will join M-EPLI as of 1 December 2022 to carry out research on the effectiveness and acceptability of personalised law in privacy protection for social media users in China, the EU, and the US. Coming from an interdisciplinary background, Iris received her Bachelor’s degree in anthropology and psychology from Lafayette College and her Master’s degree in social sciences from the University of Amsterdam. Her research will incorporate interdisciplinary methods, including doctrinal legal research, experiments, and interviews, to comprehensively understand the potentiality of personalised law in privacy protection and to understand the boundary of it within the legal frameworks of different regions and from the perspectives of individuals.

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    Congratulations to Hannah Brodersen who has been awarded the Modderman Prize 2022

    16-09-2022

    Hannah Brodersen, currently working as a postdoc at the Université de Neuchâtel (Switzerland), was awarded the Prize for her Doctoral thesis ‘Longer than life: How the ICTY strengthened the rule of law in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia’.

  • How Greed and Crime Erode Professional Football and We All Look the Other Way

    Ostrageous: how greed and crime erode professional football and we all look the other way

    19-08-2022

    “The European professional football industry is highly vulnerable to money-laundering schemes and major tax fraud, but people both inside and outside the industry are collectively looking the other way.”

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    Collaboration agreement between Radboud University and Maastricht University

    14-06-2022

    On 14 June 2022, Radboud University in Nijmegen and Maastricht University signed a collaboration agreement for both education and research.

  • Patrick Huntjens wins Nautilus Book Award

    16-05-2022

    Patrick Huntjens, Professor of Governance of Sustainability Transitions at Maastricht University, has won the Nautilus Book Award 2022 with his book 'Towards a Natural Social Contract'. 

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    Withholding EU subsidies is no panacea for Hungarian rule of law

    26-04-2022

    Earlier this month, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen announced in the European Parliament that the Commission will launch a procedure to withhold EU subsidies to Hungary for violating the rule of law.

  • Workplace education programme for secondary school teachers in Limburg

    17-03-2022

    Maastricht University and Radboud University’s teacher training academies are to intensify their cooperation to address the shortage of secondary school teachers. The joint workplace education programme will make it easier for existing and aspiring teachers in Limburg to obtain a teaching qualification via an academic teacher training programme. The new programme will start in September 2022.

  • Bram Akkermans

    Bram Akkermans will deliver his inaugural lecture: ’Sustainable Property Law. Reckoning, Resilience, and Reform’

    17-02-2022

    On Friday 22 April 2022 M-EPLI fellow Bram Akkermans will deliver his inaugural lecture as Maastricht’s Professor of Property Law titled ’Sustainable Property Law. Reckoning, Resilience, and Reform’.

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