Master’s Edition

FASoS Open Air Movie Night, on 25 September

This year FASoS celebrates its 25th Anniversary. Throughout the year, a number of events are organised.

On Wednesday evening, 25 September (exact time t.b.a.), the iconic movie Forrest Gump will be played at the square behind the Turnzaal. Popcorn and cotton candy are provided. Make sure to bring your own drinks, blankets and inflatable chairs or beanbags. The event is open to all FASoS students and employees. Bring your UM card as identification.

SG Lecture: How the World Thinks, on 17 September

In this lecture, Julian Baggini gives a global overview of philosophy, looking at how it developed around the world and impacted the cultures in which it flourished.

Tuesday 17 September, 20.00. Auditorium, Minderbroedersberg 4-6. Free entrance. Speaker: Julian Baggini, writer and philosopher.

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Vacancy Student employee ICT FASoS

We are looking for an enthusiastic student employee ICT to strengthen the information management team of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASoS). Our team provides support to staff, scientists and students in the field of ICT, information management, education technology, cyber safety (GDPR privacy law) and research data management.

The full vacancy is available online.

Launch of Maastricht Platform for Community-Engaged Research

Invitation to the Launch of MPCER!

The launch of the MPCER: Maastricht Platform for Community-Engaged Research at Maastricht University, will take place at Lumière Cinema on Thursday 3 October. The event will take the form of two panel discussions, focusing on the importance of doing community-engaged research as well as on the challenges and hurdles that may come with it. The audience will be encouraged to actively participate in the discussions.

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Wanted: Digital Events Supporter at Maastricht University

The Digital Innovations Department of Maastricht University is looking for an enthusiastic digital native for a new project. Your core responsibility will be to support our team in handling event registrations on Open Days, Experience Days, Introduction Days and many more.

Do you have any questions? Interested students please apply with CV and tell us why we should hire you!

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Call: CUBE is looking for workshop facilitators

What: Training weekend for future workshop facilitators on euro-political participation workshops

When: Friday 1 November until Sunday 3 November

Where: Maastricht, Limburg

Who: Dutch-speaking young people, motivated to support young political opinions and moderate discussions with politicians in Limburg

Apply online until 18 September and take part in the fully funded seminar. Download the full vacancy.


FASoS welcomes Prof. Mathieu Segers

Following the end of his mandate as dean of University College Maastricht, Prof. Mathieu Segers, chair in contemporary European history and European integration, will be joining the History Department of FASoS as from 1 October 2019. As a well-known scholar on the history and pre-history of European integration, his research perfectly fits into the work of the faculty’s research programme ‘Politics and Culture in Europe’.

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Poetry in Action, on 8 October

Poetry in Action. Tuesday 8 October, 20.00. Common Room University College Maastricht (UCM), Zwingelput 4.

Kila van der Starre, Literary Scholar and Poetry Critic, Utrecht University

Brohlin Coumans, Performing Artist and Rapper

Mensen Zeggen Dingen, Platform for Poetry and Performance

Poetry is on the rise! More and more, it is finding its way as part of present-day manifestations of our modern culture.

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Extension deadline seven 4-year PhD positions

Seven LIMES PhD positions have been re-opened with an application deadline of 30 September 2019.

The following LIMES vacancies have been re-opened for application:

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Grant for a team of UCM and FASOS researchers

In June 2018 a team of FASoS and UCM researchers (Prof. Roberta Haar (UCM), Dr. Gergana Noutcheva (FASoS), Dr. Petar Petrov (FASoS) and Prof. Sophie Vanhoonacker (FASoS)) was awarded a competitive grant from Maastricht Working On Europe. The grant will support the production of original research on the EU-NATO security and defence relationship as NATO commemorates its 70th anniversary.

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