EUR congratulates the following graduates:
Wednesday, 25 May 2016
Rotterdam is the ideal city for developing talent. That’s why the Bernard Mandeville Foundation and the Municipality of Rotterdam have joined forces to organise the first edition of Rotterdam Talent Week in order to spotlight talent. This Talent Week, which will be held from 6 to 9 June, featuring various inspiring meetings, lectures, clinics and competitions with a number of celebrities including Ahmed Aboutaleb, Mayor of Rotterdam and Feyenoord trainer Giovanni van Bronckhorst.
Tuesday, 24 May 2016
Does good health cause high income? Or does high income lead to good health? And should society be concerned about this relationship? In his inaugural lecture “Health, Income…And Justice for All!”, dr. Tom Van Ourti will focus on the distributional concerns about the income-health gradient. On Friday June 3, 2016 he will publicly accept his appointment as endowed professor of applied health economics, with focus on health and inequality, at Erasmus School of Economics, on behalf of the Vereniging Trustfonds.
Monday, 23 May 2016
This year’s Mandeville Lecture will be delivered on Thursday 9 June 2016 by Navi Pillay,judge and human rights advocate, who served as the United Nations High Commissionerfor Human Rights. Pillay is awarded an honorary doctorate because of her lifelong fightagainst inequality, injustice, and the violence perpetrated against vulnerable groups,including anti-apartheid activists, political detainees, and women. In her lecture Current Migration Challenges: A Human Rights Perspective she will address the current migration crisis. Her honorary promotors, Karin Arts (Professor of International Law and Development, International Institute of Social Studies) and Kristin Henrard (Professor of Human Rights, Erasmus School of Law) will present the kappa and the certificate during the honorary ceremony.