Staff in the news

Kiran Patel interviewed by ZDF on stepping down of Theresa May

For the programme Heute Journal of the ZDF Kiran Patel was interviewed after the announcement that Theresa May would step down as Prime Minister.

The full interview (in German) is available online.

Georgi Verbeeck interviewed for Belgian VRT news

In the programme ‘De Wereld Vandaag’ Georgi Verbeeck answers the question how Germans and Russians experience the large scale remembrances before D-day. This year it was exactly 75 years ago that D-day took place. To commemorate this several ceremonies took place, which were also attended by Theresa May, Emmanuel Macron, Donald Trump en Justin Trudeau. Angela Merkel and Vladimir Poetin did not attend.

The full episode is available online.

Klaartje Peters in ‘Buitenhof’ on national TV

Klaartje Peters was a guest on the national TV programme ‘Buitenhof’ on Sunday 16 June. Together with Wim Kuijken she discusses how the Dutch government can let large governmental projects fail.

The full episode is available online.

Kiran Patel gives a long interview in Germany’s Der Spiegel on the EU

In a long interview, Kiran Patel discusses lessons from the EU’s past and perspectives for the future. The interview builds on his 2018 book “Projekt Europa: Eine kritische Geschichte“ and discusses the prospects of Brexit and the EU’s role in creating peace, among other issues.

Leonie Cornips interviewed by Frisian Daily and Maastricht magazine

Leonie Cornips gave an extensive interview to the Friesch Dagblad about how despite the decline of the use of traditional regional languages in the Netherlands, the social media use in these languages has never been this high before.

The Maastricht magazine ‘Thuis in Maastricht’ interviewed Leonie about her new research on how animals interact.

Maarten Doorman interviewed on Dutch radio 1

Maarten Doorman was interviewed for the popular history radio show Onvoltooid Verleden Tijd (OVT) on Dutch radio 1 about what makes festivals so appealing.

The full episode is available online.

Three FASoS staff members featured on UM website

Recently Maarten Vink, Hylke Dijkstra and Patrick Bijsmans were featured on the UM website.

Dijkstra and Bijsmans were asked to shed their light on the European state of affairs as part of the series Maastricht, reflecting on Europe.

Vink was interviewed on the role of naturalisation in the integration of migrants, in line with his research project MiLifeStatus.

Anna Harris interview in Nature

Anna Harris was interviewed, alongside others, for a recent issue of Nature on European research. The article titled ‘Europe is a top destination for many researchers‘ focused on non-European researchers working at European institutions.

Sjaak Koenis in the Conversation

The Conversation is an independent source of news and views, sourced from the academic and research community and delivered direct to the public. Sjaak Koenis has been interviewed for the article EU elections: Six countries seen by six experts, and sheds his light on the Netherlands.

Aline Sierp interviewed by Spanish newspaper

Aline Sierp has been interviewed by the Spanish daily ‘El Salto Diario’. In the interview she talks about the challenge of European memory politics after the rise of right-wing parties and the future of the Spanish memory laws.

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