Fall 2008 agenda: Maastricht Debates
September 8, 2008 Leave a Comment
In the fall of 2008, Maastricht Debates continues with its successful formula of lively debates on current issues of globalisation, European relations and international cooperation.
The thematic focus for the 2008-2009 programme is twofold: i) on the role of Europe in the World, economically, socially, politically and culturally. And – more specific – ii) on how we are handling the so-called Global Public Goods, in particular ´Strengthening the international trading system´.
Maastricht Debates is organising two events combining discussion with movies and documentaries:
Tuesday September 16 at 7.30 PM
Venue: Lumière Cinema
Film Forum, on international coffee trade and the position of producers.
Featuring the documentary Black Gold, after which a discussion with Bärbel Weiligmann of the Coffee Coalition, moderated by Prof Peter van den Bossche, Head of the Department of International and European Law, University Maastricht
Entrance: 5 Euro (incl. 1 drink). Reservation via www.lumiere.nl
FREEDOM OF MOVEMENT…
Monday – Wednesday November 17-19
Venue: Lumière Cinema
Evening festival with film and debate on Migration and the European Union
Organised together with Maastricht School of Governance, Studium Generale, and Lumière
Subject 1. European migration policy
Subject 2. Human trafficking
Subject 3. Migration from Eastern Europe
Subject 4. Cultural Identity
OCTOBER AND DECEMBER DEBATES
In cooperation with Society of International Development (SID), Maastricht Debates will organise in October and December its usual public debates. The dates and keynote speakers are still to be confirmed.
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Relevant upcoming public events in Maastricht on international and European relations within the next weeks:
· September 26, Researchers’ Night – Beyond Borders , organised by University Maastricht
· October 6, For an easy living in Maastricht, fair organised by University Maastricht
· October 7, The 2008 US Presidential Election Campaign and Beyond, Maastricht Graduate School of Governance
· October 27, Cidade dos Homens, Movies that Matter
All upcoming events: http://www.maastrichtdebates.net/events
Maastricht Debates is a platform for debate and networking on issues of international cooperation and globalisation. Each debate is organised by issue experts from within the Maastricht network together with internationally oriented study associations.
Maastricht Debates is a collaborate initiative of the University Maastricht, the Netherlands Chapter of the Society for International Development (SID), the European Centre for Development Policy Management (ECDPM), Europe-open, Lumière Cinema, and Concordantia, the study association of the European Studies program of the University Maastricht. It receives financial support by the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the National Committee for International Cooperation and Sustainable Development (NCDO) and operates in collaboration with the Municipality of Maastricht.